This website,, is owned and operated by Medical Center Health System (referred to as MCHS). This privacy policy applies only to this site. Within this site you may see links to other websites. Those sites are not owned or operated by MCHS and this policy does not cover those linked websites. You are solely responsible for any contact you have with those websites.

The following explains how we handle the information we learn from you when you are visiting this MCHS website. The type of information we receive from you depends on what you do in the site and which pages you view during your visit.

Web Server

Our web server collects and stores the following general, non-personally identifiable information about you:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from a Microsoft Network account)
  • The IP address of your computer
  • The date and time you access our website
  • The pages you visit
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to us
  • The name and release number of web browser software you are using
  • The key words and search engines that led you to our site

This information is automatically collected and does not allow us to identify you, access your email, or access your username. The information is combined and used to help us improve our website and make it more useful to you. We do not use cookies to gather information.

Online Forms & E-mail Communication

We do not obtain personal information (for example, name, address, email addresses, phone numbers, etc.) about you when you visit the MCHS website unless you choose voluntarily to provide such information to us.

If you identify yourself either by sending MCHS an email, by using the “Email Us” at the bottom of each page on the MCHS website or by registering to receive information from us or for various events, then there are a few things you should know.

Various people at MCHS may see the information that you submit.

In other limited situations, including requests from legal authorities, we may be required by law to disclose information that you submit.

We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of electronic mail (e-mail) and other Internet communications. You should be aware that e-mail and other Internet communications channels are not secure and might be intercepted by third parties. If the information you want to send to us is sensitive, or includes information regarding your diagnosis or medical history, then you should send it by postal mail instead.

We will not sell, lease, transfer, share or otherwise allow access to your personal information to any outside parties except as we have explained in this policy or as we tell you at the time you provide the information.

If you do not agree with how we will use and disclose your personal information, do not provide any personal information to this site.


MCHS has implemented security measures to protect the privacy of your information. However, there are no systems that are 100% secure or error-free. Therefore, we do not guarantee the security or accuracy of the information we gather. Our private network is protected by a firewall.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change our privacy policy at any time. If we do change the privacy policy, the new policy will be posted here, indicating the date it was changed. All personal information that we collect after we post the new policy will be used or disclosed as explained in the new policy. We will not use or disclose the personal information that you provided before the new policy was posted in a different way without first getting your consent. If you do not give us your consent, we will handle your personal information as you instruct us. You should check this policy often and before you provide any personal information to us via this website.

Your continued use of this site constitutes your agreement to the privacy policy.

This policy was last revised on 06/14/2004.