Your privacy is extremely important to WellStar and we understand that health is a very personal and private subject. WellStar's goal is to be your go-to source for exceptional care and well-being, both online and offline. WellStar wants you to feel comfortable whenever you visit wellstar.org, use its contents or services, or order products.
- Personal Information WellStar Collects
- How WellStar Uses Your Personal Information
- Personal Information WellStar Discloses
- Your Privacy Choices
- WellStar's Security Practices and Procedures
ANY INFORMATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL AND MEDICAL INFORMATION) THAT YOU REVEAL IN A FORUM AT THIS SITE IS NOT SUBJECT TO THIS POLICY. SUCH INFORMATION MAY BE VIEWED BY THIRD PARTIES NOT RELATED TO WELLSTAR AND MAY BE USED BY SUCH THIRD PARTIES TO CONTACT YOU OR FOR UNAUTHORIZED PURPOSES. WELLSTAR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES AT OTHER THIRD PARTY WEB SITES. IF YOU LINK TO A THIRD PARTY WEB SITE FROM THIS SITE, ANY INFORMATION YOU REVEAL AT THAT SITE IS NOT SUBJECT TO THIS POLICY AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT THE PRIVACY POLICIES AT EACH SITE YOU VISIT.
Personal Information WellStar Collects
How WellStar Uses Your Personal Information
WellStar only uses your personal information to provide you with the services, communications, or products that you have requested or as otherwise described in this Policy. In the event you request a service, communication, or product either from WellStar or a third party at the Site, and such service, communication, or product requires the disclosure of personal information to complete the transaction, WellStar will tell you beforehand and provide you an opportunity to affirmatively opt in, prior to transferring the personal information and proceeding with the delivery of your requested service, communication, or product. With respect to other transactions, WellStar may store your personal information to verify the transaction for customer service and accounting reasons and may use this information to personalize your future experiences at this Site. WellStar will not use your personal information to contact you for any other purpose, unless necessary for the enforcement of this Policy. In addition, WellStar may also share certain unidentifiable portions of your personal information, in aggregate form, with other third parties. If you purchase an item through WellStar Bank of America requests information from you on the order form, including but not limited to, your name, shipping address, credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your order. If Bank of America encounters a problem while filling your order, this contact information will be used to notify you.
Personal Information WellStar Discloses
Except as otherwise provided herein, WellStar will not disclose any personal information it gathers about you that could be used to identify or contact you. Any of your personal information that WellStar does provide to third parties will be treated in accordance with the terms of this Policy. In addition, in the following limited circumstances, WellStar may release your personal information to third parties: 1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, subpoena or court order; or 2) in special cases such as a threat of physical violence to you or others. WellStar may also provide your personal information to third parties, such as licensors, sponsors, advertisers, and suppliers at this Site, where it is necessary for them to provide WellStar with products and services related to better operation and maintenance of this Site. By entering into agreement with such third parties, WellStar attempts to prevent further dissemination and disclosure of your personal information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, from time to time, WellStar may provide to third parties information about you which does not allow you to be identified or contacted.
Your Privacy Choices
If you receive e-mails, elective care communication or newsletters, you may UNSUBSCRIBE at any time through the respective links or contact information available in the communication itself; or, by notifying WellStar at http://www.wellstar.org/contact. For a cumulative description of how medical information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information, reference WellStar’s Joint Notice of Privacy Practices policy, available on wellstar.org.
WellStar's Security Practices and Procedures
WellStar wants your personal information to remain as secure as reasonably possible. Hence, we have taken several measures to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration, by using a combination of administrative procedures, physical, and technical safeguards. While we are reasonably confident in these safeguards no website is perfectly secure and WellStar does not guarantee that its website may not be compromised by unauthorized parties in the future. In the unlikely event of a website compromise WellStar is committed to following federal and state laws regarding notification to affected persons.