Privacy Policy

Disclaimer
The information contained within Gundersen Health System online is not to be construed as medical recommendation, or as professional advice. Neither the authors, Gundersen, its affiliates or agents, or any other party involved in the preparation or publication of the works presented is responsible for any errors or omissions in information provided within Gundersen Health System online or any other results obtained from the use of such information. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other reliable sources and to direct any questions concerning personal health care to licensed physicians or other appropriate health care professionals.

While Gundersen has endeavored to make sure the information contained in this site is accurate. Gundersen cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information and it is provided without warranty or guarantee of any kind.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored
When you browse through any web site, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

  • the name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are using an America Online account);
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the pages you visited; and
  • the address of the web site you came from when you came to visit.

We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.

Information Collection and Use
Gundersen is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Gundersen collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Personally Provided Information
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web site. If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. These communications are protected by the Privacy Act that restricts our use of them, yet permits certain disclosures.

Cookies
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies are used to identify members so they don’t have to enter a user ID and password upon each visit. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Sharing
We will share aggregated demographic information only within our organization. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Gundersen is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Security
This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

If you have any questions about the privacy at our website, you can send an email to info@gundersenhealth.org.

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