Silver Cross Hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of our patients, their families and the surrounding communities. Silver Cross Hospital is also committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to its website. Our goal is to maintain compliance with the highest standards of website privacy so our visitors may comfortably and safely use our website for a variety of health care information and service needs.
What Information Do We Collect?
How Will We Use the Information?
Our system routinely collects information about origin and site navigation of website visitors. This information is used to assist us in determining use patterns for website functions, visitor preferences and determining future website enhancements. We do not acquire or link any personal data on visitors unless that information is submitted as part of a request for service or information, such as requesting an appointment or register for a class.
Who is Collecting the Information?
The only people using aggregate website information are Silver Cross employees, in particular our web team. If a visitor submits additional identifying information (as noted above), that information is available only to the Silver Cross Hospital staff that will be involved in implementing the requested activity.
Cookies and Other Technologies
By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of information discussed above by Silver Cross Hospital. Changes in this policy will be posted on this page so that you may always be aware of what information is being collected, how it is being used, and under what circumstances it is being disclosed.
With Whom Will the Information be Shared?
Silver Cross Hospital does not sell, share or release any information about website users to any third parties, unless requested to do so by that user. Personal information about individual website users, as submitted as part of a service or information request, will not be shared in any way without specific consent from the user. However, we may disclose information when legally compelled to do so.
Users may disable “cookies” through their browser or Internet Service Provider.
The Silver Cross Hospital website offers opportunities to communicate with some programs by e-mail. Because normal e-mail is not encrypted, the possibility exists that unauthorized individuals may intercept e-mail messages with Silver Cross Hospital. Silver Cross Hospital is not responsible for privacy of e-mail messages except those in our system.
Information sent by e-mail to Silver Cross Hospital will be accessed by Silver Cross Hospital staff as necessary to complete the function requested by the website user. The servers on which we store information are kept in a secure environment, behind a locked door, and are protected electronically from access by unauthorized individuals.
Health Care Links
Silver Cross Hospital provides links to a variety of other sites for your convenience. We are not responsible for the material available on those sites as well as any information collected. For more information, please read the privacy statements or contact the Webmaster at those individual websites.