WHAT INFORMATION DOES NYC HEALTH + HOSPITALS COLLECT FROM YOU?
Collection of Personally-Identifiable Information . The Site permits you to access certain of your information that you have provided to us, as well as to provide additional personally-identifiable information and health care information. By registering to use the Site and providing that information, you agree that we can use that information consistent with the Privacy Terms.
HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION USED?
Our Use of Information . We collect, retain, and use any personally identifiable information you provide to us for legitimate business purposes only, consistent with our Privacy Terms, including without limitation the following: to provide you information regarding your health; to provide our services; to operate or improve the Site; to monitor Site visitor traffic patterns and Site usage; to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules, and requests of relevant law enforcement and/or other governmental agencies; to enforce the Terms; and/or to protect the rights, property, or safety of NYC Health + Hospitals, our users, and others.
Sharing of Information . We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties. We share your information only with our affiliates, health care professionals and services providers, service providers for the Site, to systems and services that are used to provide the services or functionality of the Site, or as otherwise described in the Privacy Terms or in the Terms in order to provide you with the services available on the Site. In addition, we may disclose information we maintain, including personally identifiable information: (i) when required to do so by law, or may disclose such information in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority or any regulatory authority; (ii) to protect the integrity of the Site or the interests, rights, or property of NYC Health + Hospitals; or (iii) to enforce the Site’s Terms.
MINORS AND CHILDREN
We do not permit individuals under 18 years of age to use the Site, and we do not knowingly collect information from children. By using
the Site, you represent that you are not under 18 years of age.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Site may reference or provide links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the third party websites, and you should review the privacy
policies posted on such sites. Please be aware that we do not control, nor are we responsible for, the privacy policies or information practices of third
parties or their websites.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
Because security is important both to you and to us, we will always make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. Please be aware, however, that computers connected to the Internet and Internet data transmission cannot be fully secured, and that there is always a risk that security may be compromised and data exposed. We do not and cannot give you any warranty or guarantee that information stored on the Site or that you transmit utilizing the Internet is or will remain secure. You have the right to be notified when your health information has been acquired, accessed, used or disclosed in a manner that is not legally permitted, and where we determine that your health information has been compromised. You will generally be notified of a breach in writing, within 60 days of the event. You can contact Patient Relations, our Corporate Privacy Officer at CPO@NYCHHC.org, or call 1-866-HELP-HHC if you believe that your medical information has been improperly accessed, used or disclosed.
PATIENT RELATIONS CONTACTS
Jacobi Medical Center 718-918-5245
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center 718-579-5537
North Central Bronx Hospital 718-519-4747
Coney Island Hospital 718-616-4164
Kings County Hospital Center 718-245-7418
Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center 718-963-8465
Bellevue Hospital Center 212-562-6071
Harlem Hospital Center 212-939-1790
Metropolitan Hospital Center 212-423-7232
Elmhurst Hospital Center 718-334-3690
Queens Hospital Center 718-883-2058