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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy states the terms under which information about you is collected and used when accessing the Animas Surgical Hospital, LLC (“ASH”) website (“Site”). By accessing the Site you agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time without notice by posting the modified Privacy Policy here. You should check this Privacy Policy each time you visit the Site to identify and understand any changes made since your previous visit. By continuing to access or use the Site, you agree to be bound by any modifications to this Privacy Policy. Please consult the Animas Surgical Hospital, LLC Terms and Conditions for additional terms and conditions that apply to your use of and access to the Site.

Information You Submit

ASH does not collect Personally Identifying Information about you, which includes, but is not limited to, your name, address, telephone number and email address, unless you voluntarily submit that information to us through our online resume submission forms, by email, or any other means. If you do not want us to have Personally Identifying Information about you, please do not submit it to us. Furthermore, in the event that you submit any information to ASH, you shall be deemed responsible for the truth, accuracy, and legality of such submission.

Patient Information

No Protected Health Information, as defined by the federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA), should be shared via the Site or via email to ASH. For more information, please contact us. Please be aware that our Notice of Privacy Practices outlines our health records privacy and security practices, consistent with the federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA). These practices apply in the event that ASH obtains any Protected Health Information (as defined by HIPAA) from you, from this website, from email, or any other source or context.

Information We Gather Electronically

When you visit the ASH Site, we may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about you, such as your movement about the Site, the pages on the Site you visit most frequently, the type of browser or computer operating system you use, or the domain name of the Site from which you linked to us (“Non-identifying Information”). In addition, we may store small files on your computer’s hard drive, such as a “cookie” or similar type of file to track and target your interests. We use this Non-identifying Information internally to help us enhance the efficiency and usefulness of the Site and for marketing and business purposes. You may consult your browser’s documentation for instructions on erasing or blocking cookies.

Use of Information

Any Personally Identifying or Non-identifying Information (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Information”) we gather, whether voluntarily provided by you or automatically collected, may be used for our internal business and marketing purposes. We do not share Information with third parties except as necessary to achieve the purpose for which the Information was submitted or collected, as outlined in the “User Submissions” section of the Terms and Conditions, to comply with the law, law enforcement agencies, or legal process served on ASH, or if we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to defend our rights, property, or to respond to an emergency situation.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links to other sites owned and operated by third parties. Please note that these sites’ privacy policies may differ from that of ASH. ASH is not responsible for the privacy practices of those third parties and does not control the use of information provided through such third party sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of any site you may visit.

Children

The Site is not intended for use by children under 13. ASH does not knowingly collect personal information (as defined by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) from children under age 13. If you are a child under 13 you should not use this website.

Security

ASH has reasonable security measures in place to protect the Personally Identifying Information you submit to us, once it is received, but we cannot be responsible for the security of information in transit. We have taken careful measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of your Personally Identifying Information. Your Personally Identifying Information is only accessible to employees, officers, or agents of ASH who need it in order to perform their jobs. When you communicate with ASH by e-mail, however, your communication is not necessarily secure from interception and is subject to all of the risks of electronic communication. ASH does not guarantee the security or confidentiality of transmissions. ASH reserves the right to update or otherwise alter our security practices if and when it deems appropriate.

Contact Information

If you are concerned about the Personally Identifying Information you have provided to us, or would like to review, update or delete such Personally Identifying Information, please contact ASH at 970-247-3537. We will make reasonable efforts to comply with your request.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with ASH, please feel free to contact ASH at the following address:

Animas Surgical Hospital
Att: Meggin Roberts
575 Rivergate Lane
Durango, CO 81301

Or feel free to contact ASH at the following e-mail address: info@animassurgical.com.