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Website Privacy Policy

This Website Privacy Policy was last updated November 4, 2020.

St. Luke’s respects the right to privacy of all visitors to our website (stlukesonline.org domain, “Website”), and is committed to protecting your privacy as you use the valuable information and services we offer here. This Website Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and share information about you, and how you can limit the information we collect. By using this Website, you agree to accept the terms, conditions, and practices described in this Website Privacy Policy, and this Website’s Terms of Use and Disclaimer.

General Information We Collect and Share

We use various 3rd Party Services to provide features on our Website that may be of value to you and to collect general information about your website visit. The information we collect is used to help us improve our Website to provide better service to you. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to provide that information when using these services. We also provide an easy way for you to send us comments or questions in certain areas of the Website, such as our Contact Us page. We will share the information you send with St. Luke’s professionals who may be able to address your comment or question. We do not sell any information about visitors to this site.

This Website does not collect, share, or expose protected health information, which is restricted by state and federal law. This Website does provide a link that allows you to access another St. Luke’s website containing your St. Luke’s electronic health record where protected health information is stored. Please see the additional privacy policy for this website at myChart. Also, please see our Joint Notice of Privacy Practices for more information on how medical information about you may be used and disclosed.

While St. Luke’s diligently protects personal health information within our electronic health record systems, this Website and all information entered on this Website by you is public. We cannot protect any personally identifiable health or other information you choose to share when using this Website. We urge you to use caution and not disclose private information when using this Website. 

What Information is Automatically Collected?

Certain information is automatically collected, including:

  • The IP address of the computer you are using
  • The name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet
  • The pages you visited
  • The Internet address of the Website from which you linked to this Website
  • The type of browser you are using
  • The time and date you are visiting the Website
This information is not treated as personal information unless it is combined with contact, account, or similar information. We do not combine the automatically collected data with contact, account or other information that personally identifies you.

Information Collection and Use

St. Luke’s is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. 

Personally Provided Information

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Website. If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. These communications are protected by the Privacy Act that restricts our use of them, yet permits certain disclosures.

Other Websites

In addition to the access this Website provides to your St. Luke’s electronic health record, this Website also provides links to other websites which provide additional services to you. Examples include St. Luke’s Bill Pay service, donation and event registration services for the St. Luke’s Foundations, and the Boise Online Gift Shop. These websites are not governed by the Terms of Use, Website Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer of this Website. They may have their own terms and privacy policies you should review when using those websites. 

Links

This Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that St. Luke’s is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.

How We Use Cookies

We may place a temporary file called a “cookie” in the storage area used by your web browser when you visit the St. Luke’s Website. This cookie will expire when you close your web browser. The cookie does not contain personally identifiable information about you. We use it to track your path through our Website which we use in combination with other information we collect described in this policy to improve the performance and usefulness of our Website. You may limit our ability to place the cookie by adjusting the security controls in your web browser, however some features of our Website may not work properly for you.

Website Privacy Policy Revisions

We may revise our Website Privacy Policy periodically as we add new features or as laws change that may affect our services. Our most current Website Privacy Policy will be available on our Website, including the date it was last updated. We encourage you to periodically reread this Website Privacy Policy to see if there have been any changes that may affect you.

Questions and Contacts

If you have any questions or concerns about the policies, practices, or terms in our Website Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, or Disclaimer, you may contact St. Luke’s Communications and Marketing Department by telephone at (208) 381-2348, by sending an email message to digital@slhs.org, or by contacting us through U.S. mail at:

St. Luke’s Communications and Marketing Department 190 E. Bannock Street Boise, ID 83712