Vanguard Healthcare Solutions LLC is committed to protecting the privacy of every person who visits the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website so that each person will feel free to gather information and/or make inquiries/comments. As part of Vanguard Healthcare Solutions’ effort to protect the privacy of your personal information while visiting the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions site, we created this web privacy statement to inform you of the privacy standards used to ensure the security and confidentiality of your information. The following information details how Vanguard Healthcare Solutions uses information that you provide to us via the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website and answers commonly asked questions regarding the privacy of your individual information.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions does not ask you to provide personal health care information to us through our general website. We obtain personally identifying information about you only if you voluntarily choose to provide such information via correspondence with Vanguard Healthcare Solutions. Contact forms used in Vanguard Healthcare Solutions correspondence specifically request that you not include personal information such as usernames, passwords, social security numbers, and private health information. Correspondence conducted via Vanguard Healthcare Solutions contact forms may be stored on a third-party server and then downloaded by Vanguard Healthcare Solutions personnel.
Patient and billing information may be accessed only by Vanguard Healthcare Solutions employees who maintain password and job-required access rights, and third-party vendors who support Vanguard Healthcare Solutions’ billing operations. Additionally, Vanguard Healthcare Solutions maintains all personal patient data behind the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions information system firewalls that operate on separate Vanguard Healthcare Solutions mainframes/servers. The general public may not access these mainframes/servers.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions may track visitors to our website by collecting data elements called cookies. Cookies collected from the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website are used to (1) enable certain functions and tools on this website, (2) assist in the navigation of the website, (3) Track resources and data used on this site, and (4) remember computer settings. Vanguard Healthcare Solutions may also collect other forms of non-personal information, such as browsers used to access our website, search terms used to find the website, and traffic referrals and links to our website. Cookies are not permanently maintained within our tracking system. You may prevent your computer from accepting cookies by modifying the properties on your web browser; however, stopping your computer from accepting cookies may limit your web browser’s functionality on the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions uses the services of Google Analytics software to analyze traffic to the various Vanguard Healthcare Solutions webpages. Neither of these programs creates individual profiles for visitors, nor does Vanguard Healthcare Solutions collect any personally identifying information using these services. Data collected regarding site usage is compiled in aggregate to improve the performance of the site. If you do not wish your information to be included in this aggregated data through Google Analytics, you can download and install Google’s “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” available here(link is external). If you do not wish your information to be included in this aggregated data through Google Analytics, modify the properties on your web browser to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, as described above.
We may use your personal information within Vanguard Healthcare Solutions (1) to provide you with the services and products you request, (2) to assist with your questions about our services, billing, payment methods or use of our website, (3) to process or collect payments made in connection with our services to you, (4) to evaluate our services and products and to conduct customer surveys, and (5) to communicate to you about new services and products that may be of interest to you.
We will not give, sell, rent, loan or otherwise disclose any personal information to any third party, unless (1) you have authorized us to do so, (2) we are legally required to do so, for example, in response to a subpoena, court order or other legal processes, and/or (3) it is necessary to do so in order to protect and defend the rights or property of this website. For example, with your consent, we may disclose your personal information to a third-party vendor that we engage to mail your test results to you. We contractually require such third-party vendors and contractors to comply with strict standards regarding security and confidentiality.
We also may share aggregated, non-personal information about website usage with unaffiliated third parties. This aggregate information does not contain any personally identifiable information about our users.
As a convenience to our site visitors, the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website may contain links to sites that may provide useful information. Links contained on the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website that transfer you to a non-Vanguard Healthcare Solutions site are not maintained by Vanguard Healthcare Solutions and may contain different information and/or different privacy policies from those of our company. You may review the privacy policies of these websites and/or receive specific information regarding that site’s privacy policies and procedures after leaving the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions site. Vanguard Healthcare Solutions is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of a non-Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website. Vanguard Healthcare Solutions does not control or have any input into whether our business partners or internet-linked sites use or accept cookies on their sites.
By visiting and using the Vanguard Healthcare Solutions website, you are giving your consent to the terms outlined in this Vanguard Healthcare Solutions Web Privacy Statement.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions is committed to the protection of children’s privacy, security and safety. Our websites are created for an adult audience and are not designed or intended to attract children in any way. We do not knowingly solicit, collect or accept any information from children on this website.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions welcomes feedback and questions regarding our Web Privacy Statement. If you need further information or have questions regarding this document, please email [email protected]