This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is processed and used. We promise that we will take steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages, newsletters, and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital and its subsidiaries. The following discloses our Privacy Policy.

What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it? Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” or IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within mindspringshealth.org or westspringshospital.org our web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. Our web servers also collect information about the type of internet browser you are using, operating system, as well as which Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital pages you have accessed. This information is used to help our team improve our website for the majority of our visitors. Our web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

Does Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital use cookies? Yes, we use cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your internet browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are often used to provide you with a customized experience. At no time is any personal information stored within one of our cookies. Accepting cookies through your browser is a personal choice. You can still enjoy our site if you choose not to accept cookies.

What information do you collect when I complete the “Contact Us” form? The “Name” and “Email” fields are required to complete the form. Other fields are optional. This information is used to aid our team in responding to your request and providing you with information about Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital and our services.

Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties? Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital will not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside third parties for the purpose of direct or indirect mass email marketing. Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Mind Springs Health or West Springs Hospital
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital, its subsidiaries and related properties, or visitors to our sites and related properties,
  • Identify persons who may be violating the law, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital or its related properties.

What safeguards are in place? Mind Springs Health is obligated to protect your personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, use, collection, disclosure or disposal. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices as part of Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital’s commitment to protect the personal information it holds.

What else should I know about my privacy when online? Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital contains many hyperlinks to third party web sites. Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party web sites or advertisers. Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital does not share any of the individual personal information you provide to us with the third parties to which Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital links. Please check with those web sites to determine their privacy policy. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.

Consent To This Agreement By using mindspringshealth.org or westspringshospital.org  you consent to the collection and use of information by Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital as specified above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. If you have any questions concerning our Privacy Policy, please complete and submit our contact form.

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