Privacy Policy

PATIENT PRIVACY
Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation (SMHF) is committed to the privacy and confidentiality of personal information over the Internet. SMHF recognizes that the security of your health care information is of great concern to you. To communicate the importance of personal privacy and confidentiality, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation has adopted use and disclosure policies (see "Use and Disclosure Policies"), and implemented various security measures (see "Security Measures"). Our commitment to your privacy is reinforced by our adherence to the following privacy policy.

Under NO circumstance will SMHF voluntarily disclose your personal information to your employer, or any other party without your specific consent or as required by law.

USE AND DISCLOSURE POLICIES
The following paragraphs disclose Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation's information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

In order to provide you with accurate, useful and customized information, SMHF asks for the minimally necessary data which may include your name, address, email and relevant health history. Your answers form the basis of the personal information that is unique to you. In conjunction with the customized information provided, you may also receive follow-up mailings.

SECURITY MEASURES
This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information under Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation's control. These measures include: Authentication: SMHF uses SSL encryption. This allows site visitors to verify SMHF with a trusted third party organization, while enabling communication with SMHF's website using secure, encrypted channels.

COOKIES
At the present time SMHF does not use cookies on the website. SMHF reserves the right to implement cookies. A cookie is a piece of data containing information about the user or user session. Usage of a cookie is not in any way linked to personally identifiable information while on the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation website. SMHF uses a session cookie to ensure that your session remains secure by maintaining an identifier unique to your session. The session cookie self-terminates after you close your browser.

ENCRYPTION
SMHF employs SSL encryption in the use of its products. We recommend the use of a browser supporting 128-bit encryption though the site will support down to 40-bit encryption.

CHOICE OPT OUT
The SMHF website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from SMHF programs. SMHF also offers the following options for opting not to receive any further information from us and to update or correct your information:
info@smhf.org
941-917-1286


CONTACTING THE WEB ADMINISTRATOR
If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation
1515 S. Osprey Avenue, Buite B4
Sarasota, Florida 34239
941-917-1286
info@smhf.org

 

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