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Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date: February 1, 2012

Click below for specific information about:

What Information Do We Collect About You?
How Do We Use Your Information?How Do We Share Your Personal Information?
What Choices Do I Have About How My Personal Information Is Used?
How Is My Personal Information Protected?
What About Links to Third Party Sites?
How Do We Protect Children’s Privacy?
What About Changes to This Privacy Policy?
How Can I Contact CenterLight Health System?

General Information about this Website

This Privacy Policy applies to this website (“Site”), which is one of the following websites hosted and maintained by Engine Hosting for CenterLight Health System:

In its role as a service provider for CenterLight Health System, Engine Hosting collects certain information through this Site from you as part of its agreement with CenterLight Health System. Engine Hosting is contractually obligated not to use this information for any purposes other than the purposes associated with operating this Site for CenterLight Health System in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Once CenterLight Health System receives your information from Engine Hosting, CenterLight Health System also follows the terms of this Privacy Policy.

PLEASE NOTE: Your use of this Site is governed by the Terms of Use Agreement posted at www.margarettietz.org/termsofuse. [Your continued use of any of the websites covered by this Privacy Policy constitutes your approval of and agreement to the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.]

ALSO PLEASE NOTE: This Site does not collect any protected health information, as that term is defined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its implementing regulations. Any information you submit through this Site is not protected by HIPAA and does not become part of any medical record.

General Information about this Privacy Policy

CenterLight Health System (“We,” “Us” or “Our”) respects the privacy of visitors to this Site. This Privacy Policy explains the online information practices regarding the collection of information that can be used to personally identify you (“Personal Information”) and certain other information collected from or about you through this Site. This Privacy Policy applies only to information We receive online through the Site. The Privacy Policy describes the Personal Information and other information We collect about you, how We use and disclose that information, and the choices you can make about the uses and disclosures of your Personal Information. Personal Information is information, such as your name, physical address, e-mail address, or telephone number, when it can be linked to you or used to identify you. If you provide Us with Personal Information through your use of this Site, We will treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What Information Do We Collect About You?

Personal Information

In general, We have designed the Sites, including this Site, so that you are not required to provide any Personal Information. However, certain functionalities on the Sites may require you to submit Personal Information. These functionalities may include, but may not be limited to, seeking additional information about CenterLight Health System, adding yourself to a CenterLight Health System mailing list, requesting information about or ordering CenterLight Health System products or services, or applying for a job at CenterLight Health System.

Some examples of how We may collect Personal Information through the Sites, which may include this Site depending on its functionality, are:

  • If you would like to speak with a CenterLight Health System representative, you may request a “call back” through certain Sites. In order to enable you to request a “call back,” We collect certain personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, and email. We also provide a blank field for you to explain how We might be able to help you.
  • We also provide you with the opportunities on some of our Sites to request printed information about CenterLight Health System and Our various services and to join Our mailing list. To request more information or to join Our mailing list, We may collect your name, phone number, email, fax number, and physical address.
  • To apply for a job with CenterLight Health System, you must provide some Personal Information, including your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, Social Security number, and certain biographical information such as educational, work and, military experience. We also give you the ability to submit a resume. PLEASE NOTE: the job application functionality on one or more of the Sites is provided by a service provider, HealthcareSource, and it is this service provider that collects the information you submit on behalf of CenterLight Health System and provides that information to CenterLight Health System. For more information on how the Sites use service providers see the section entitled “How Do We Share Your Personal Information?” below.
  • On certain Sites, if you would like to apply to volunteer or intern with CenterLight Health System, We may collect certain Personal Information relevant to the volunteer or internship position for which you are applying. For example, you can submit volunteer and internship applications online for positions with the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function. As part of this process, We may collect Personal Information such as your name, physical address, phone number, email, educational background, and other biographical details. You also have the option of providing Us with additional information as part of the application process.
  • We also collect information to facilitate your ability to purchase products and services through one or more of the Sites. We currently do not accept any payment information through the Sites, however We allow you to submit Personal Information if you would like to purchase certain CenterLight Health System products and services. After We receive your Personal Information, We may follow-up with you and request more Personal Information to complete your purchase or request. For example, you can begin the process of participating in the Well-Tuned Program by submitting an online form, which requires you to provide Personal Information such as your name, physical address, and phone number.

Interactive Features, Such as Blogs

Any comment or information that you submit for posting on this Site, including but not limited to the posting of comments in response to any of Our posted press releases, is a public communication and may be viewed by the general public. Therefore, you acknowledge and understand that you have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in the content you submit for such postings on the Site, whether or not the communication includes Personal Information. If you display Personal Information in any communication submitted for these uses, other individuals may collect and use your Personal Information. While We may remove Personal Information from postings to the Site, We assume no obligation to do so. We are not responsible for, nor can We guarantee the protection of any Personal Information you disclose in a communication submitted for such purposes or you include in an email or other communication submitted to Us for such posting, and thus, you acknowledge that if you disclose Personal Information in any such material, you do so at your own risk.

Non-Personal Information – Cookies and Related Website Technologies

We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information through the standard operation of the Sites. This information allows Us to keep the Sites running efficiently and to gather statistical information about the usage of the Sites. Examples of technologies that the Sites use to collect non-personal information include:

Cookies: The Sites may capture non-personal information through the use of cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie text file of your Internet browser if your browser has been set to accept them. Your browser then stores this information onto your computer's hard drive. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie originated, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value such as a randomly generated unique number. You can delete or reject any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. Each browser is different, so you will need to check your specific browser's "Help" menu to learn how to change the cookie preferences. You can also set your browser to notify you when a site sends you a cookie. Please note, however, that if you disable all cookies, you may not be able to access some parts of the Sites.

How Do We Use Your Information?

Personal Information is used to support CenterLight Health System’s relationship with you. In addition to providing you with requested information, services, and products, We may use your Personal Information for various other purposes, including following up on services We provide, offering you information about other CenterLight Health System services or programs that you may be interested in, and providing you with regular updates on the Sites or other timely notices about CenterLight Health System.

We use non-personal information We gather from the Sites to evaluate or Sites’ services, content, and traffic and to better tailor the Sites for visitors.

How Do We Share Your Personal Information?

Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy or Our Terms of Use, We do not sell, rent, or share the information you provide with any third parties, except in the rare situations when We believe We are permitted or required to do so by law.

Service Providers

We may share your information with companies We have hired to provide services for Us, such as hosting and maintaining the Sites, collecting and processing information on Our behalf, and providing job application functionality for the Sites. These companies – Our service providers – are contractually obligated to use the information that We share with them only to perform the services We have hired them to provide and to maintain reasonable security prosecuted and practices to protect such information.

Other Sharing with Third Parties

In some special circumstances, We may be required to share your information with other third parties. For example, it is sometimes necessary to share Personal Information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law. Subject to applicable law, We reserve the right to share your information with third parties in such as instances without first obtaining your consent.

Transfer in Event of Acquisition or Merger

If CenterLight Health System or a subsidiary CenterLight Health System is acquired by or merged with another company, or in the event that CenterLight Health System or a subsidiary of CenterLight Health System files for bankruptcy, We may transfer your Personal information to the new party in control or the party acquiring assets.

What Choices Do I Have About How My Personal Information Is Used?

If your Personal Information changes, if you no longer wish to receive communications from Us, or if you wish to inquire about the information We hold about you, please contact Us using the contact information below, and We will correct, update, or remove your Personal Information from Our database according to your instructions.

How Is My Personal Information Protected?

We use commercially reasonable safeguards to maintain the confidentiality of your Personal Information. We will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your Personal Information against: (a) accidental or unlawful destruction; (b) accidental loss; and (c) unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or access. However, no security systems are impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of Our database or the Sites, nor can We guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to Us over the Internet. We are not responsible for the actions of third parties.

What About Links to Third Party Sites?

The Sites may contain links to other websites, including websites operated by other entities. For example, We provide a link to the Network for Good website for users who would like to contribute to CenterLight Health System, and We provide a link to the Department of Health & Human Services’ Medicare.gov website for users who are interested in enrolling in Medicare. In addition, We may provide content from other websites as a service to users visiting the Sites. For example, We provide maps and directions from Google Maps for individuals who are looking for the location of a CenterLight Health System facility. If you would like directions, you must click through to the Google Maps website. When you click on a link to a third-party website, you will be leaving the Sites. Please be aware that the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit through links provided on the Sites may differ from this Privacy Policy. We urge you to review the privacy policies posted on any website you visit before using that website and providing Personal Information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites.

How Do We Protect Children’s Privacy?

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If We learn that We have Personal Information relating to a child under the age of 13, We will delete this information from Our databases.

What About Changes to This Privacy Policy?

We reserve the right, in Our sole discretion, to modify, alter, or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at any time. You agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, or updates. We will notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the revised Privacy Policy with the date it was revised on this page. Your continued use of the Sites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how We are protecting the Personal Information We collect.

How Can I Contact CenterLight Health System?

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Our privacy policies or information usage, or you wish to inquire about any Personal Information you have provided Us, please contact Us by phone at 1-888-238-4223, email info@centerlight.org, or mail to CenterLight Health System, 1250 Waters Place, Tower 1, Suite 602, Bronx, NY 10461.