Sprout Health Group and its affiliates (“Sprout Health”) operate http://www.sprouthealthgroup.com, and other websites. It is Sprout Health’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Sprout Health collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Sprout Health’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Sprout Health visitors use its website. From time to time, Sprout Health may release non-personally-identifying information in an aggregate form (e.g., by publishing reports on trends in the usage of its website).
Sprout Health also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on its sites, including pages like http://www.sprouthealthgroup.com/blogs. Sprout Health only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comments are left.
GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to Sprout Health websites choose to interact with Sprout Health in ways that require Sprout Health to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Sprout Health gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at http://www.sprouthealthgroup.com/ to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Sprout Health are asked to provide additional information, including the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Sprout Health collects such information only insofar as is necessary or desirable to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Sprout Health. Sprout Health does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Sprout Health visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Sprout Health may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Sprout Health may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Sprout Health does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Sprout Health discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that: (i) need to know that information in order to process it on behalf of, or to provide services available at, Sprout Health websites; and, (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using Sprout Health’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations. Sprout Health will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Sprout Health discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Sprout Health believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Sprout Health, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Sprout Health website and have supplied your email address, Sprout Health may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Sprout Health, its products, and facilities. If you send us a request (for example via email or one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Sprout Health takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If a third party were to acquire Sprout Health (or substantially all of its assets), or in the unlikely event that Sprout Health goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, website user information would be one of the assets that would be transferred to or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Sprout Health may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.