The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance takes your internet privacy very seriously.
When you visit our web site, we may collect and store information about your visit on an anonymous, aggregate basis using "cookie" technology. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store the cookie on your hard drive. Cookies may tell us the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our sites, and the site you visited just before coming to ours. We may also record the name of your Internet service provider.
In general, we may collect the following information:
The name of domain; for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private internet access account, or "yourschool.edu", if you are connecting from a university domain;
An IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site;
The pages you visit within the site; and
The links made to other web sites through this site.
This information is collected for statistical analysis using standard third-party software programs to create summary statistics. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and GHHA does not sell information collected online for commercial marketing purposes.
Cookies created on your computer by using our web site do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We use the cookie feature to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer. If you have further questions about cookies, the Computer Incident Advisory Capacity Unit that monitors computer problems for the U.S. Department of Energy issued a study on March 12, 1998, of the risks to users of cookies, titled Information Bulletin 1-034: Internet Cookies, which can be found at http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/i-034.shtml.
If you are concerned about cookies, you may modify your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. If you do not know how to modify your browser settings, please consult your browser documentation or the supplier web site.
There are also opportunities on our web site for you to provide us with information about you and your interests, such as your name, mailing address and e-mail address. If you choose to share any personal information with us, we may store it and use it for marketing research and other marketing purposes. If, during your visit to the GHHA web site, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we will collect such information, which may include:
An e-mail address if you are communicating to us through e-mail;
Information you voluntarily submit for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online; and
Other information volunteered, such as survey information or content of e-mail. In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained in accordance with existing laws.
You take online privacy seriously, and so does the Greater Hazleton Health Alliance. It's our way of sustaining your trust in GHHA.
The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance reserves the right to alter our privacy principles as business needs require. Any alterations to these principles will be posted on our web sites in a timely manner. Statement effective as of 04/01/2003.