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Introduction

Virginia Health Information (VHI) is committed to protecting the privacy of our consumers. The following information explains our current Internet privacy practices, but shall not be construed as a contractual promise. We reserve the right to amend these practices and procedures at any time without prior notice.

Disclaimer of Liability

VHI provides this website, www.vhi.org, and the information it presents as a public service. VHI attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. However, VHI makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims all liability, whether direct or indirect, for any loss or damage arising out of use, reference to or reliance on any information presented on the website.

VHI makes no warranty, representation or undertaking of any kind, whether expressed or implied, with respect to the contents of the website or its links to other websites. Reference in this website to any product, process or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by VHI.

External Links Disclaimer

Our website contains hypertext links to other public and private websites whose content and privacy practices we do not control. If you have questions or concerns about a site we link to, please read the privacy and security information for that site. VHI determines which external websites are linked to. Hypertext links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of VHI at any time without notice.

Privacy Policy

We protect our records in accordance with our obligations as defined by applicable Virginia statutes, including, but not limited to, the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act and by other applicable U.S. Federal Laws.

What is collected and how is it used

When you visit Virginia Health Information's website, we collect the following non-personal information:

  • Your IP address
  • Date and time
  • Pages visited
  • Type of browser used
  • Referring web page, if present

None of this information is associated with you as an individual and is used strictly for statistical reporting purposes in order to assess demands and usage for planning purposes.

Some web pages may require you to provide personal information in order to provide services requested by you. If you choose to share personal information with us by sending us an email message or by filling out an electronic form with personal information, we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized or in support of supported programs of Virginia Health Information. Should you not desire to provide this personal information, we will be unable to provide you some of the services which we offer online.

Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, consistent with VHI policies and the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Firewalls

Our firewalls are a complex system of hardware and software that allow us to strictly regulate information and data that can both enter and exit our servers. This ensures that only authorized access occurs and that VHI information remains confidential. No customer information is stored on our Internet servers.

Contacting Us

If you have additional questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please email us.