St. Vincent's Health Services and Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services are dedicated to providing informative and educational websites. This Privacy Statement explains the general information practices governing our website(s).
Privacy and Security Adults and children are free to browse our website(s) anonymously. We do not collect and store personally identifiable information unless you affirmatively and knowingly respond to our requests for personal information and provide that information to us. Personally identifiable information is used only to provide you with the health-related information and services you have indicated you would like to receive. We do not sell, lease or otherwise transfer or share any information we have collected from you with any third parties other than as required by law, or as necessary to protect the security of visitors and others.
St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke do receive and store certain other types of information whenever you visit our site. In addition to information you provide, we may collect the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the IP address of the computer you are using; and the browser and operating system you are using; the date and time you access the site; and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to the site. We use “cookies” to automatically gather some of this information. A cookie is a small text file that the St. Vincent's System sends to your computer to collect information about your activities on the site. The cookie transmits this information back to the site each time your browser requests a page from the site, and the information is stored to help facilitate your use of the site the next time you visit. If you do not want to receive cookies from the site, you can set your browser to not accept cookies.
We are committed to preserving the security and integrity of our visitor's personally identifiable information. St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke have employed administrative, technical, electronic and contractual security measures to protect your information from intentional or unintentional use or disclosure. While we will make every effort to safeguard your email communication once it reaches us, the confidentiality of email communication on the Internet cannot be assured.
Medical Information Medical information provided by St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke, without a face-to-face visit with a health care professional, is an educational service only, and not the provision of health care. Information provided through this website or over the Internet should not be relied upon as a medical consultation.
Opt-Out, Updates and Questions If you do not want St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke to share information we collect or receive about you, or want Automated Information deleted from St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke's records, you may do so by:
Choosing to "opt-out" prior to submitting any information;
By mail to the following address: Call Center c/o Marketing Department St. Vincent's Medical Center 2800 Main St. Bridgeport, CT 06606
St. Vincent's and Hall-Brooke may occasionally update our Internet Privacy Statement. Our Website Contact can be reached at the email address email@example.com and we will respond to your website related questions, comments and requests.