Seattle Children’s Online Privacy Statement
Seattle Children’s (Children’s) is committed to providing its users with an Internet experience that respects and protects their personal privacy choices and concerns.
We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Website.
This Website contains links to other websites. Children’s is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Your Privacy Rights
Children’s is committed to keeping your child or teen’s health information private and confidential. Our Notice of Privacy Practices tells how we use your child’s health information and lists reasons why we would need to give this information to others.
Web Traffic Data Collected
When you use our website, we collect anonymous information. Anonymous information is information about how you use our website (such as places visited and searches performed).
Anonymous information also includes the domain names and/or IP addresses of browsers that visit our website, time of day the website was visited and other non-personally identifiable information. Anonymous information is information that is not tied to any individual, but helps to characterize Children’s users to improve our services.
Personal Information Collected
Our website uses an order form for customers to request information, products and services. We collect a visitor’s contact information (such as an email address) and financial information (such as an account or credit card numbers) in various forms on the website. This information is used to fulfill orders and process payments or donations.
The customer’s contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. For example, we might have a question about the processing of an order. If a user so requests, we may use the contact information to send the user additional information about Children’s.
When you receive newsletters, Children’s maintains information about you, which may include your name and your email address. If you are a member of Children’s staff, this may also include your position and role at Children’s and your medical staff membership status.
This information is used to support your ability to select the content areas in which you are interested, to collect traffic data and to help Children’s to direct information to appropriate people.
The personally identifiable information we collect is not used for any purposes other than those listed above and will not be not disclosed to anyone other than Children’s and its partners, contractors and agents, unless necessary to comply with a court order or other legal process, or to protect the rights or property interests of Children’s.
You may request to be removed from email lists by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the end of these newsletters.
This website has what we consider to be reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Information is stored on servers we believe to be reasonably secure. Access to change or edit content/information is restricted to those authorized by Children’s to do so.