Policies

Purpose

HEALTHeLINK may change the purpose and contents of this site, restrict access to the site, or terminate the site at any time.

Use of this Information

The information included at this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. Because of unique individual needs, the reader should consult his or her personal physician to determine the appropriateness of the information for the reader's situation.

What Personal Information Does HEALTHeLINK Collect?

THIS SITE DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION OR PATIENT DATA. Clinical information accessed by licensed healthcare professionals with proper authorization is done so via a highly secure interface available only to HEALTHeLINK participants.

In general, you can visit our site without disclosing any personal information. HEALTHeLINK does not collect any personal information about you without your consent. If you choose to sign up for further information, we ask you to provide your name and email address, phone number, city and state if you wish, and to indicate areas of interest.

What Other Information Does HEALTHeLINK Collect?

To monitor website performance and to improve our site HEALTHeLINK collects and analyzes aggregate reports about web traffic using a third-party service. The information collected includes IP address of the user, domain of the user, URLs visited, date/time visited, time spent on the site, and documents downloaded. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any Internet users' personally identifiable information.

Confidentiality and Privacy

Only non-confidential and non-proprietary information should be transmitted to the site by electronic mail or otherwise. Due to the nature of Internet communications, it may be necessary for system support personnel to view communications and logs of activities as a part of their responsibilities. In addition, anything that you transmit or post may be used by the recipient for any legal purpose, including publication, broadcast, posting and market research.

Accuracy and Completeness

Due to constant advances in technology and medicine, the possibility of typographical errors, and the wide variety of authors contributing to the site, readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other reliable sources. Corrections and additions will be made as allowed by the availability of time and resources.

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this site, all material that is provided here or could be reached by using this as a starting point is supplied "AS IS" without warranty of quality or accuracy of any kind. Neither HEALTHeLINK nor any author contributing to this site is responsible for any errors or omissions in any information provided or the results obtained from the use of such information.

The views and opinions of the document authors do not necessarily state or reflect those of HEALTHeLINK or its affiliates.

Other Sites

Links to third-party websites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links you will leave this site. HEALTHeLINK has not reviewed any of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content Thus, HEALTHeLINK does not endorse or make any representations about them or any information or product or materials found therein. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Legal Compliance

Readers are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

In the course of monitoring individuals improperly using this system, or in the course of system administration, the activities of authorized users may also be monitored. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, HEALTHeLINK may provide the evidence from such monitoring to law enforcement officials or the administrators of systems providing the user's services.

How Can I Remove My Name from the HEALTHeLINK Web Site Information List?

If at any time you would like to be removed from our physical mailing list (e.g., to receive printed materials), please send an email message to info@wnyhealthelink.com or write to the address below. To be removed from ALL email mailing lists, please send an email message to info@wnyhealthelink.com with "unsubscribe" in the subject line or message.

If you wish to review, update, or change personal information that you have supplied to HEALTHeLINK (such as a change in address), please contact info@wnyhealthelink.com, call (716) 206-0993, or write to HEALTHeLINK, The Commons at Walden, 2568 Walden Avenue, Suite 107, Buffalo, NY 14225.

How Will I Know If This Privacy Statement Has Changed?

From time to time we may revise this privacy statement. If we make material changes we will post the revised policy on this web site, update the effective date on the policy and place a note on the privacy policy link that there is a revised policy. We invite you to revisit this page from time to time to stay up to date on our online privacy practices.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of the HEALTHeLINK, or your experience with this web site, please contact please contact us, or write to HEALTHeLINK, The Commons at Walden, 2568 Walden Avenue, Suite 107, Buffalo, NY 14225.

Copyright

Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2014 HEALTHeLINK. All Rights Reserved.

Readers should assume that everything that they see or read on this site is copyrighted by HEALTHeLINK and/or others unless otherwise noted. You may download material from the site for non-commercial, personal use as long as you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not use, modify, distribute or transmit the contents of the site for public or commercial purposes without the written permission of HEALTHeLINK.