Indian River Medical Center is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy as a visitor to our website. We take the issue of privacy very seriously and value the trust you place in us each time you use our services and access this website. This Privacy Statement describes the practices and policies we have put into place to safeguard any personal and health-related personal information that may be gathered and used as you visit our website.
This information is neither intended nor implied to take the place of professional medical advice and should not be used for diagnoses. Information on this site is not intended to create any physician-patient relationship. If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your health care provider.
Indian River Medical Center is collecting information on this website as outlined in this privacy statement.
Automatic Collection of Information:
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website or download information, our system will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally and is used in an aggregate way to help us improve our website and tell us the number of visitors to our site each day.
Our web server automatically collects and records the following information:
The information we gather automatically and with your permission during your visit to our website is used in the following ways:
We will notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting the transfer. If you do not wish to allow your data to be shared, you can choose not to use a particular service.
The personally identifiable information gathered during your visit to this website is shared as follows:
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies, or to ask you if you would like to accept or decline a cookie from a particular site before it is set. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the Help section of the toolbar. You should know, however, that if you reject a cookie, certain functions and conveniences of a site may not work properly.
Some websites require you to provide some personal information through a registration process in order to take advantage of certain website features and to access content areas. For example, a registration form might request your name, date of birth, gender, telephone number and e-mail address. You might also be asked to voluntarily provide a list of health topics that you are interested in so that we may provide you with relevant information on those topics.
Access to some of the features on this website requires registration, and the disclosure of some personal information.
We recognize that many people are concerned about the privacy and protection of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. You should keep in mind that the possibility exists for unauthorized individuals to intercept any email message you send over the Internet. In some cases, information can be encrypted (scrambled or encoded) to make it very difficult to read if it is intercepted during communication. Certain technology and practices allow websites to provide an increased level of security for your personal and health-related information when appropriate.
We use the following practices on our website to enhance the level of security for communication and the transmission of personal information:
Purchasing items or making donations over the Internet usually requires you to provide your personal identifying information and credit card information on a website. Many people have become accustomed to on-line commerce as a time-saving and useful convenience. There are a number of practices that can make providing your sensitive credit card information more secure and therefore make you feel more comfortable about doing so.
We do process credit card payments for donations, merchandise, or services on our website. We have the following e-commerce practices:
This site includes links to non-affiliated external websites. We have the following practices:
Changes in Our Privacy Statement
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy statement. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we have the following practices: