Introduction. Sanderling Healthcare,
LLC ("Sanderling") has created this Privacy
Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to
privacy and to disclose our practices in gathering,
using and disclosing personal information in connection
with this Web site (the "Site"). "Personal
information" is information about a person that
includes identifying information about that person.
Although there are links from this Site to other Web
and not to Web sites operated by others. For example,
if you "click" on a link to the Web site of
one of our sponsors, the "click" takes you
out of our Site. We are not responsible for the content
or privacy practices of other Web sites.
1. Open Policy. We follow a general
policy of openness regarding our privacy practices.
that govern the collection, maintenance, use and disclosure
of personal information regarding visitors who use this
2. Revisions. We may revise this Privacy
Policy from time to time as we add new features or as
laws change that may affect our services. If we make
date indicating when the Policy was revised.
3. Collection of Personal Information. Except
as disclosed in this Policy, we do not collect personal
information about visitors to this Site.
a. Web logs. We maintain standard Web
logs that record data about all visitors who use this
Site. These logs may contain:
i. The Internet domain from which you access this Site
(e.g., optonline.net, Verizon.net, aol.com).
ii. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address. Your computer
is automatically assigned a number which acts as its
IP address when you surf the Internet. Your IP address
is either static (always stays the same) or dynamic
(changes from time to time). A static IP address may
be identifiable to you, while a dynamic address is usually
iii. The type of browser and operating system you use.
iv. The date and time you visited the Site.
v. The pages that you saw on this Site.
vi. The address of the Web site you linked here from.
We use Web log information to help us design our Site,
to identify popular features, and to make the Site more
useful for visitors. Web logs are recorded in sequential
files, and we do not normally try to identify individuals
from Web logs or use Web logs to gather information
about individuals. However, we may use Web logs to identify
any person attempting to break into or damage our Site,
and we may share Web log information with law enforcement
agencies if we believe that we have evidence of a violation
of computer security or related laws.
b. Internet Cookies. We may place Internet
"cookies" on visitors' computer hard drives.
Internet cookies save data about individuals, such as
their name, user-name and the pages they visit on our
Site. When a visitor with one of our cookies on his
or her computer revisits our Site, we are able to recognize
that computer and tailor our Site to be more helpful
and efficient for that visitor. Also, cookies help us
to provide streamlined services, and to document our
transactions with visitors to this Site. You may have
software on your computer that will allow you to decline
or deactivate Internet cookies, but if you do so, some
features of this Site may not work properly for you.
c. Visitor /Customer Requests for Information.
If you ask a question or make a request through this
Web site, we may store your message and our response
for some time. We may also use this information, and
any information you give to us in response to a survey
on the Site, to send you information about newsletters
offered by Sanderling; promotional events and upcoming
programs of Sanderling; notices of enhancements to our
services; or additional surveys.
d. Choice/Opt-Out. At the point where
we request information about you as a visitor, our site
may provide users with the opportunity to opt-out of
receiving communications with us.
4. Access, Correction, Deletion and Data Integrity.
Requests to access, correct or delete personal information
may be submitted using our contact information from
Section 9 of this Policy. Please note that we do not
consider Web log information to be personal information.
Also, we may not be able to delete or revise information
about you that we have relied upon to provide services
to you, or that we are legally required to maintain.
5. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information. We do
not sell or rent personal information about visitors
to this Site. We do not use or disclose personal information
obtained through this Site except as expressly described
in this Policy.
a. Uses. We use information obtained
from weblogs, cookies and visitor requests for the purposes
described in Section 3 of this Policy. We also use personal
information obtained from this Site to respond to requests,
improve our services, demonstrate the quality of our
services to our auditors and government agencies that
have oversight of Sanderling, and for the additional
purposes described in subsection "b" below.
b. Disclosures. Sanderling may disclose
personal information to any person performing audit,
legal, operational or other services for Sanderling.
Whenever possible, Sanderling will require any recipient
of personal information for these purposes to agree
in writing to use the information only for the purpose
for which it was disclosed and to destroy or return
it when no longer needed for that purpose.
We may disclose personal information when required to
do so by a subpoena, court order, or search warrant.
Except when deemed by Sanderling to be infeasible, Sanderling
will notify the individual of a subpoena, court order
or search warrant for the individual's information,
by e-mail using the e-mail address (if any) that the
individual provided to Sanderling.
Sanderling may disclose personal information as it deems
appropriate to protect the safety of an individual or
for an investigation related to public safety or to
report an activity that appears to be in violation of
Sanderling may disclose personal information to protect
the security and reliability of this Web site and of
Sanderling, and to take precautions against liability.
Sanderling may disclose personal information to any
successor in interest (any company or organization that
purchases or otherwise takes over Sanderling's assets).
6. Public Forums. From time to time
this Site may contain message boards and/or news groups
("Forums"). Please remember that any information
disclosed in these areas becomes publicly available.
You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose
your personal information in these areas. Sanderling
does not maintain or routinely monitor information posted
on any message board or news group on our Site; however,
it reserves the right to remove any postings that it
7. Security. Sanderling protects the
personal information it has collected from this Site
by using industry standard security precautions against
loss and unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification
or disclosure of that information. Sanderling complies
with the security safeguards detailed in its computer
security policies and procedures, and routinely monitors
that compliance. When credit card information and other
financial information is transmitted over the Internet
we use industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer)
encryption to protect that information.
8. Children. Sanderling does not intend
to collect personal information from children under
age 18. The Web Site's services are directed at adults,
and therefore this site is intended for use by adults
only. No information should be submitted to or posted
on this web site by users under 18.
9. Questions, Complaints or Requests to Change
Information. If at any time you wish to contact
us with a question or complaint or to exercise any of
want to change any information collected by us, you
may do so by contacting us by e-mail, telephone, fax,
or U.S. Mail, using the information set out below:
Sanderling Healthcare, LLC
511 Union St. - Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37219