This privacy policy explains how Children’s Heart Center Nevada uses and protects any information that you give us while using www.childrensheartcenter.com and our Continuing Medical Education website www.chccme.com. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.  We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree with any changes. This policy was most recently updated on November 18, 2020.

Children’s Heart Center Nevada is referred to in this privacy statement as “Children’s Heart Center Nevada,” “we,” “us” or “our.”

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement or the ways in which Children’s Heart Center Nevada uses the information we collect online, please do not hesitate to contact us using the information provided in the Contact Us section on our website.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Contact information including name, address, email address.
  • Survey response information – Service and Continuing Education Programs.
Collection/use of information

You can access and browse our online platforms at any time without providing any personally identifying information. We do not collect information that would personally identify you unless you choose to provide it.

We collect and combine information about you, how you engage with our online platforms, and the devices you use to view and interact with our online platforms for the legitimate purposes described below. This includes information you provide to us in connection with your use of the online platforms and information collected automatically when you view and interact with our online platforms.

When interacting with our services within social media, we may obtain information stored within social media or authorized by you to be collected by us within such social media. This information may include your contact information, email address, friendor page information, and other information stored within social media.

We may also gather certain information automatically, including but not limited to, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, date/time stamp, mobile location and device type.

What we do with the information we gather

We collect the information you provide directly to us, such as when you create an account, sign up for a newsletter, contact us, respond to a survey, or otherwise communicate with us. This information may include but is not limited to your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address. This information provided by you is used by us for administrative purposes only.

The information you provide to us may be used to set up an account (if applicable); provide the requested information to you; improve the site and online platforms;  respond to your inquiries, and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provided it.

We will not use your information for any purposes other than as described in this privacy statement or explained to you at the point at which the information was collected.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the content of the website or protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

In the course of doing business, we employ other companies and individuals to perform a variety of functions on our behalf. For example, we may provide information as necessary to companies that send communications on our behalf. These service providers may have access to information about you if it is needed to perform their functions for us, but they are not authorized to use or disclose such information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf.

We reserve the right to disclose information if required to do so by law or by a regulatory authority.

We may include or offer third-party products or services on or linked to our online platforms. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You can opt-out of our mailing lists using the unsubscribe feature listed in any of our marketing emails.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, such as by signing up for our newsletter, you may change your mind at any time by using the unsubscribe feature listed in any of our marketing emails or contacting us at chc@childrensheartcenter.com .

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Acceptance of Terms

Each time that you use our online platforms, you signify that you have read, understood and agree to the terms of this privacy statement. If you do not agree to the terms of this privacy statement or the use of your information as set forth in this privacy statement, please do not use our online platforms. Your continued use of our online platforms subsequent to changes in this privacy statement will signify your acceptance of the changes.

By using our online platforms, you consent, and we reserve the right, to use the data we collect from you as described in this privacy statement. Additionally, you consent, and we reserve the right, to use the data we collect from you in ways that are consistent with the then-current disclosed privacy statement regardless of when your data was collected.