HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how personal health information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can access this information. Please review this notice carefully.

General Privacy Statement for Mercer Medicine's Web Site

Mercer Medicine is committed to respecting the privacy and safety of your personal data. This Privacy Statement describes how Mercer Medicine collects information from you and/or about you and how we will use or disclose such information.

Patient Comment Form

Our Patient Comment Form allows you or your family to provide feedback to Mercer Medicine staff. You may provide your name, telephone number and email address when providing comments or asking questions via this form. Mercer Medicine staff will have access to any information you provide on this comment form. In addition, Mercer Medicine may disclose any information you provide on this comment form to individuals identified in the section of this Privacy Statement titled "Disclosure of Information Collected by Mercer Medicine."

Disclosure of Information Collected by Mercer Medicine

Mercer Medicine will not disclose to third parties any information it gathers from you on this web site, except as set forth in this Privacy Statement or agreed to by you. Mercer Medicine may release any collected information to third parties: (1) to comply with legal requirements, such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or, (2), in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. Mercer Medicine may also disclose information collected to its parent company, corporate subsidiaries, contractors, vendors, agents or affiliates, doing business on our behalf.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Privacy Statement applies to your use of Mercer Medicine's web site only. This web site contains links to other sites, including those sites that may indicate a special relationship with Mercer Medicine. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other web sites. Please read the privacy policy of each web site you visit to determine what information that particular site may be collecting about you.

Children's Privacy

Mercer Medicine is committed to protecting the privacy of children. This web site is not designed nor intended to attract children under the age of 13. Should we discover that personally identifiable information has been collected from a child under the age of 13, that information will be deleted.

Encryption

Please be aware that any information you supply through this web site is NOT encrypted. As a result, such information could be intercepted and read by individuals who are actively reviewing exchanges on the Internet.

Changing or Deleting Information

This web site does not allow you the opportunity to change or delete any information that has previously been provided by you to Mercer Medicine.

Changes to Our Privacy Statement

Mercer Medicine reserves the right to change the terms and/or conditions of this Privacy Statement at any time by posting such revisions on the web site. By accessing or using the Mercer Medicine web site, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement as posted on this web site at the time of your access and/or use. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement or any revisions made to this Statement, please exit this web site immediately.