Website and Internet Privacy


Privacy Policy Regarding Broward Health Websites

Website and Internet Privacy

Privacy Policy Regarding Broward Health Websites

We Value Internet Safety

Broward Health strongly believes in protecting our users' information and takes the issue of privacy very seriously. Users are free to use our websites without participating in any electronic submission that requests your personal information, and thereby avoid providing personally identifiable information. We collect personal information from you when you register for our E-Letters and when you complete one of our online forms. We will not disclose your personal individual information to anyone outside of Broward Health other than for the reasons stated below.
Broward Health will not disclose your personal information to a third party unless we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of www.BrowardHealth.org or (4) protect the personal safety or property of Broward Health members or the public. Should you choose to provide us with false information or attempt to pose as someone else -- information about you as well as your computer's IP address -- may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions.

Disclaimer

This disclaimer concerns all websites managed by Broward Health ("BH"), including all its facilities. 

The content on these Sites, including but not limited to the text, graphics, images, and other material are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and does not constitute medical or other professional advice.

You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional medical advice because something you have read on any of these Sites. The medical information presented on these Sites cannot and should not substitute for the advice and counsel of your physician and does not create a physician patient relationship or result in any other provider patient relationship.

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

The opinions expressed on these Sites are solely those of the contributors, and are NOT representative in any way of Broward Health (“BH”), its employees or agents. The content on these Sites are not intended to malign any individual, ethnic group, club, religion, or organization.

BH does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be mentioned on any of these Sites. Contributors are not paid for the information they provide.

Reliance on any information appearing on these Sites is solely at your own risk. These Sites may contain information that is inaccurate, incomplete, outdated or does not meet your needs or requirements. By using these Sites you assume the entire risk. BH makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of the information found on these Sites.

These Sites may contain health or medical related materials that are sexually explicit. These Sites may also contain other material that you may find offensive. BH does not warrant or guarantee that the information will not be offensive. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use these Sites.

These Sites and their contents are provided on an “as is” basis, without express or implied warranty, including the implied warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. BH is not liable for any damages you suffer from using these Sites or the software, programming, and other documentation found on these Sites. BH disclaims any liability whatsoever for any programs, software, information, or other material which is or may become a part of these Sites, including links from and to these Sites.

By using these Sites or copying any software found on or via these Sites, you agree to abide by the federal copyright laws and all other applicable laws of the United States or the State of Florida and the terms of this Disclaimer. You may be held legally responsible for any copyright infringement that is caused by your failure to abide by the terms set forth herein.

New Subscriber Information

If you choose to subscribe to our E-Letters, we do require that you provide us with certain current and accurate personal identifying information, such as your name, email address*, gender, ZIP code and year of birth. Broward Health is committed to protecting your privacy and will not sell or rent your personal information to any third party.
When you subscribe to the E-Letters, or provide us your email address* by completing one of our online forms, you may receive periodic email messages from us. These messages may include updates regarding our site's services, features and other information meant to enhance your experience on our site. It is our goal to provide you with information relevant to your interaction with our site and you may unsubscribe from these services at any time.

Cookies

In order to continually improve your experience on our site, Broward Health may place a “cookie” on your computer's hard drive. “Cookies” allow us to compile aggregate information about which areas of our site are visited most frequently and to remember your personalized settings. The traffic information attained may be used to enhance the content of our site.
If you've set your browser to reject cookies, you can still use our site, but you may need to re-enter information that we would normally obtain from the cookie. You can also set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies. If you do, you will receive a warning message each time our site attempts to place a cookie on your hard drive.

Privacy Changes

Because Broward Health strongly believes in protecting our users' personal information, you have our assurance that you will be notified of any changes made in our privacy practices. A notice of change will be posted on our site so that our users are made aware of any changes made.

Changing Personal Information

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email* or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users' personally identifiable information.

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Email Addresses

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact us with your request by phone or in writing. Otherwise, you may use the website contact forms.

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