Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Las Mercedes Medical Centers will use your confidential medical information to provide health care services. Las Mercedes Medical Centers will always maintain your confidential medical information in strict confidence. It will not disclose any information regarding you to any unaffiliated third party unless you authorize that person to receive your information, or the information is permitted to be disclosed by law. All messages sent and received that contain medical information are subject to all state and federal laws governing the security and confidentiality of medical records.
Information that is collected
Our website may collect personal information such as your name, contact information such as your email address and phone number, and demographic information.
We may also collect certain information automatically when you use our websites, such as your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, device and advertising identifiers, browser type, operating system, Internet service provider, pages that you visit before and after using the website, the date and time of your visit, information about the links you click and pages you view within the website.
We may also collect technical data to address and fix technical problems and improve our website. Your device or browser settings may permit you to control the collection of this technical data. By using our website, you consent to us or any party acting on our behalf collecting this technical data.
Use of the information collected
Our website uses the information to provide the best possible service, particularly to maintain a user registry, order, and improve our services if applicable. It is possible that periodic emails may be sent through our site with special offers, events, invitations, and other advertising information that we consider relevant to you or that may benefit you; these emails will be sent to the address you provide and may be canceled at any time.
A cookie refers to a file sent requesting permission to be stored on your computer when accepting said file is created. The cookie then serves to have web traffic information and facilitates future website visits. Another function of cookies is that with them, the websites can recognize you individually and therefore provide you with the best-personalized service.
Sharing of Information
We are committed to maintaining your trust and want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect.
- Authorized third-party vendors and service providers. We may share your information with third-party vendors and service providers that help us with specialized services, including billing, customer service, email deployment, business analytics, marketing, advertising, performance monitoring, hosting, and data processing. These third-party vendors and service providers may not use your information for purposes other than those related to the services they are providing to us.
- Corporate affiliates. We may share your information with our affiliates.
- Legal purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal processes, law enforcement requests, legal claims, or government inquiries and to protect and defend the rights, interests, health, safety, and security of Las Mercedes Medical Centers, our affiliates, patients, users, or the public.
- All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.
Links to third parties
This website may contain links to other sites that may interest you. Once you click on these links and leave our site, we no longer have control over the site to which you are redirected, and therefore we are not responsible for the privacy terms or the protection of your data in those other third-party sites. These sites are subject to their privacy policies, so it is recommended that you check them to confirm that you agree with them.
Control of your personal information
At any time, you may restrict the collection or use of personal information provided to our website. Each time you are asked to fill out a form, such as a user registration form, you can check or uncheck the option to receive information by email. If you have marked the option to receive our newsletter or advertising, you can cancel it anytime.
This company will not sell, assign, or distribute personal information that is collected without your consent unless required by a judge with a court order.