At HospitalConnectSearchTM, the health leadership portal, we are committed to respecting your privacy. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That's why this statement is in place to protect your personal information. You may visit our web sites and browse without giving us any personal information. You will need to register however, to gain access to member-only content, to customize your HospitalConnectSearchTM home page or receive customized information.
By using our web sites, you consent to the collection and use of your information by HospitalConnectSearchTM as set forth. If we decide to change our statement, such changes will be posted here on the web sites, so please check back periodically to insure that you have the most current statement.
2. Types of Information Requested
Except as disclosed in this statement, HospitalConnectSearchTM does not collect any identifiable information about visitors to our web sites.
- User Provided Information
Upon registration with HospitalConnectSearchTM we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, type of employment, customer preference information, as well as various other personal information that is needed to facilit ate use of HospitalConnectSearchTM. Registration is voluntary.
Various American Hospital Association ("AHA") affiliated web sites may require additional information in connection with:
- Purchasing Products and Services
- Requesting Information
The information above supplied to AHA affiliated organizations is not subject to this statement and the use of your information may be used for commercial purposes. You need to check the statement of each such AHA affiliated organization.
3. How Your Information is Used and Who has Access to Your Information
Uses For Specific Types of Information HospitalConnectSearchTM uses weblog information to help us design our web s ites, to identify popular features, and to make the web sites more useful for visitors. We use weblogs to identify and send content likely to be of specific interest to you based on your preferences. We do not normally try to identify individuals from weblogs. However, we may use web logs to identify any person attempting to break into or damage our web sites.
Our web servers collect the domain names of visitors to our web sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on web sites, pages viewed, etc. We use this information to measure the use of our web sites and to improve content.
4. Privacy Statement Coverage
This privacy statement is not intended to cover any information collection practices that take place outside of HospitalConnectSearchTM.
In order to bring you more personalized services, we may ask you to establish one or more passwords to gain access to certain services or sections of web sites within HosptialConnectSearchTM. You are solely responsible for the control and use of each password you create.
6. Public Forums
Our web sites contain message boards and/or news groups ("Forums"). Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes publicly available and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas. HospitalConnectSearchTM does not maintain or routinely monitor information posted on any message board or news group on our web sites; however, it reserves the right to remove any postings that it deems inappropriate.