Privacy Statement
Updated April 3, 2006
Rush Health is committed to protecting your online privacy. We feel it is important for you to know how we handle the information we receive from you via the Internet. In general, you can visit the Rush Health web site (“Site”) without revealing any personal information. However, to take full advantage of some content and services, you may be required to provide personal information, as described below.
Non-Rush Health Sites
Our site may contain links to web sites operated by third parties. We have no control over the privacy policies and practices of such third-party sites, and if you have any concerns, you should review their privacy policies.
IP Addresses
We collect and log the IP address of all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. IP addresses allow computers and servers to talk with each other. IP address information is collected to properly administer our system and gather information about how our Site is being used. For your protection, we do not link IP addresses with records containing your personal information. However, we will use IP address information to personally identify you if required to do so by law enforcement authorities or in order to enforce our legal rights.
'Cookies'
Like many other web sites, portions of our Site may use cookies to provide us with information relating to site traffic. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that some web sites store on your computer's hard drive when you visit them. Collecting this information does not allow us to personally identify you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but allow you to modify security settings so that you can approve or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis. If you reject cookies from our Site, some parts may not work properly for you.
Registration and Health Improvement Information
We collect the personal information you choose to share with us in the registration and health improvement sections of our Site. This information may include your e-mail address, your health interests and your answers to questions about your health status or lifestyle. This is used to provide you relevant information and tailor our services to you.. Any saved information may be updated or deleted as you wish, according to our then-current process for such changes or deletions. If you choose to not provide the information required for registration, you may not register with our Site.
Opinion Surveys
You may be invited to complete surveys intended to elicit your opinions and feedback (“Surveys”) when you visit our Site . We use information from Surveys to better understand the needs of our users and to gather information about health care trends and issues. Also, we may share information from surveys in an aggregated, de-identified form with third parties with whom we have a business relationship.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
All personally identifiable data you enter on this site are encrypted with secure server software (SSL). Encryption means your data are protected while being transferred over the Internet. The same state-of-the art security software that guards our business data protects your personal data as well. In addition, we de-identify the information you provide before it is used in any aggregate reporting.
What We Provide to Third Parties
Except as noted above for Surveys, we does not provide any third-party access to your personal information.
Aggregate Information
We provide our Participating Hospitals and Participating Physicians aggregate reports that show how long visitors use our Site and which services and information are being used. These reports do not personally identify you.
Children's Privacy
Unless otherwise specified, our Site is intended for adults age 18 and older. It is not intended for or designed to attract persons under the age of 18. We do not permit registration by, nor do we collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know to be under the age of 18.
Electronic Messages (“E-mail”)
We may provide you with the opportunity to receive communications from us. You can unsubscribe from any communication at any time according to our then-current process for unsubscribing.
E-mail you send to us through links on our Site may be shared with an employee, medical expert or agent we believe is best suited to address your message. Once messages are received, we make every effort to respond in a timely fashion. Once we have responded, messages are either discarded or archived, depending on the nature thereof.
The E-mail function of our Site may not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It's possible that your message may be viewed or intercepted by another Internet user while in transit to us.
You may decide at some point you no longer wish to receive communications from our Site. To stop receiving messages from us, send a message to Support@Rush-Health.com with a subject line of “Unsubscribe”. Or, you may send a request to unsubscribe through regular mail to the following address:
Web Site Support
Rush Health
1645 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60612-3833
Complaint Process
If you have a complaint or problem, or if you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may send us an E-mail by selecting the "Contact us" link on the toolbar on the left side of any page and sending a message to Support@Rush-Health.com. Use a subject line of “User Comments about the Rush Health Site”. We will forward your message to the appropriate department for response or resolution.
If you do not receive adequate resolution of a privacy-related issue, you may contact Rush Health' Privacy Officer by sending an E-mail to PrivacyOfficer@Rush-Health.com. Or, you may send a letter through regular mail to the following address:
Privacy Officer
Rush Health
1645 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60612-3833
Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We will occasionally update this Privacy policy and that date is noted above. Please review the policy from time to time to see how our Site is protecting your information.
Copyright Notice
Copyright © 2014 Rush Health. All rights reserved.
Except as specifically provided herein, no part of the materials on this site, including but not limited to the text, graphics and html code, may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without Rush Health’ written permission. Specifically designated materials may be downloaded and reproduced provided they are not sold or otherwise used for commercial purposes and they are used for informational purposes only. Furthermore, these materials must be reproduced in their entirety and may not be edited or otherwise altered in any way. All materials reproduced must be attributed to and acknowledge the copyright ownership by Rush Health.

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