At Baptist Health Foundation, we understand your concerns about releasing information on the internet. All personal health information submitted via this web site is handled in accordance to our privacy practices and is strictly for use by Baptist Health Foundation for enhancing your online experience.
Other uses for this information include understanding the traffic patterns of visitors to our site, general statistics on usage and time-frame so we can know when to upgrade our system and research into the needs of the consumer.
Baptist Health Foundation will not sell or otherwise transfer this information to outside companies. Baptist Health Foundation supports the anti-spamming legislation currently passing through congress. Baptist Health Foundation will only send you information if you request it or give your permission.
We are committed to protecting the privacy rights of our web site visitors. As a visitor you can be assured that we will not collect any personally identifiable information without your authorization. Your authorization is granted when you fill out a form on our site or send us an e-mail. When you submit information to us, you can expect us to use the information to respond to your inquiry. We do not give away or sell the information that you submit to us. We do, however, maintain an electronic file of this data.
Information submitted via our secure job application form is maintained on file in our Human Resources office. Information submitted via our secure pre-admission forms is maintained on file in our Medical Records office. Information submitted via our billing inquiry forms is maintained on file in our Patient Accounts office. Information submitted via our secure online donation forms is maintained on file in our Foundation office. Information submitted via our non-secure feedback and E-Greetings forms are maintained on file in our Strategic Development office. Submission data is analyzed and used to help us enhance our web site. Please be aware that our privacy statement does not apply to your use of other sites to which baptist-health.com links. These other sites we list have been reviewed for content quality by Baptist Health Foundation employees, but information on the internet changes frequently. Baptist Health Foundation assumes no responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information found on this web site.
We work through several outside vendors to provide the best in resources to the public. Baptist Health Foundation reviews the content for appropriateness. Though the information may look like it is owned by Baptist Health Foundation, it is the property and responsibility of the vendors. Some of the companies we currently work with are Epic, Our360.com, Staywell Communications and McKesson Corporation.
The Baptist Health Foundation web site is the property of Baptist Health Foundation and is protected by U.S. copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Components of the Baptist Health Foundation web site, including audio, video, text, and graphics, may not be reproduced or copied for any purpose without the written consent of Baptist Health Foundation.
Links To Other Web Sites
Our web site contains links to other web sites. These links are for information only. We re-evaluate the appropriateness of such links each time we update the pages on which they appear. We also verify the functionality of these links on a monthly basis. Links that are non-functioning are either removed or corrected at that time. We invite our web site visitors to use the Contact Us feedback form to report non-functioning links on our site. Additionally, we encourage our web site visitors to be aware of when they leave our site.
In general, Internet e-mail is inherently not secure. In light of this, we recommend that items considered highly confidential or private in nature not be communicated through e-mail. You are communicating with us via e-mail when you fill out the feedback forms on our web site and when you send e-mail to any Baptist Health hospital e-mail address published on our web site.
The Baptist Health Foundation web site runs on a secure server with restricted access to information. We have taken all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your information.
Submitting Credit Card Information
We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology combined with e-mail encryption to ensure the security of e-commerce transactions you submit via the Baptist Health Foundation website. All information you submit to our site in a SSL session, is encrypted and protected against disclosure to third parties. Additionally, once your credit card information is received and processed it is deleted from our system; we do not maintain credit card information in our database.
Our job application and billing inquiry/payment forms are also protected with SSL technology. When you are in a SSL session, you will see a padlock icon in the bottom right corner of your browser window.
We use software to record and track traffic to our site to help us assess and enhance our web site.