Like most website operators, USA Oncology Centers collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. USA Oncology Center’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how USA Oncology Center’s visitors use its website. From time to time, USA Oncology Centers may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
USA Oncology Centers also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on usaoncologycenters.com blogs/sites. USA Oncology Centers only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to USA Oncology Center’s websites choose to interact with USA Oncology Center in ways that require USA Oncology Centers to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that USA Oncology Centers gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at usaoncologycenters.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with USA Oncology Centers are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions such as visitor’s name address, electronic mail address, date of birth and because USA Oncology Centers is a healthcare provider there may be questions about medical conditions including height, weight, or drugs, therapies or medical products used. All personal health information is maintained in strict compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). In each case, USA Oncology Centers collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with USA Oncology Centers. USA Oncology Centers does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
USA Oncology Centers may collect deidentified statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. USA Oncology Centers may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, USA Oncology Centers does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
USA Oncology Centers discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on USA Oncology Center’s behalf or to provide services available at USA Oncology Center’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using USA Oncology Center’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. USA Oncology Centers will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, USA Oncology Centers discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when USA Oncology Centers believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of USA Oncology Centers, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an USA Oncology Centers website and have supplied your email address, USA Oncology Centers may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with USA Oncology Centers and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. USA Oncology Centers takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If USA Oncology Centers, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that USA Oncology Centers goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of USA Oncology Centers may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
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