Surgery Center of Fairbanks
The Surgery Center of Fairbanks has a strong commitment to providing the highest level of service and care to all of its patients, including respecting their concerns about privacy. We understand that visitors to our website may have questions about how this website collects and uses information.
This statement contains numerous general and technical details about the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. The bottom line is that meeting your needs and expectations form the foundation of everything we do—including protecting your privacy.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or privacy concerns please send an e-mail to Privacy or write to:
2310 Peger Road
Fairbanks AK 99709
Browsing: This website does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse the site. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personally identifiable information, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information.
Internet Protocol (IP) Address: An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you browse the Internet. When users request a page from our site, our servers log the user’s current IP address. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information about you.
Information We Collect: When we need to collect personally identifiable information from you, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need. For example, if you pre-register for surgery, we will ask you for information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address to process your request. We may use your e-mail address to send a response and, if necessary, might use the other information to contact you for help to process your registration. The same types of information would be requested to complete a transaction. As indicated below (see E-Mail section), we may also use your e-mail address to notify you about other information related to SCF.
Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information: When we ask you for credit card data when making a reservation or purchasing a gift certificate, it is transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) line provided you are using a SSL enabled browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. We also use SSL on other select pages where you would enter personally identifiable information. This ensures that your information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet. This secure mode is enabled before any such information is transmitted from your computer. You will know you are in secure mode when the padlock or key icon in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner of the computer screen appears in the locked position. In addition, when accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from http to https. After information reaches Surgery Center of Fairbanks it is stored on a secure server that resides behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access from outside the Company.
E-Mail: It is our intention to only send you e-mail communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. When you make a reservation and provide your e-mail address, we will occasionally contact you via e-mail and provide information about special offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. These communications will relate directly to the Surgery Center of Fairbanks. We use a third party e-mail service provider to send e-mails. This service provider is prohibited from using your e-mail address for any purpose other than to send Surgery Center of Fairbanks related e-mail. Every time you receive e-mail you will be provided the choice to opt-out of future e-mails by following the instructions provided in the e-mail, or you may opt-out by updating your online profile.
The Surgery Center of Fairbanks Use of Information: We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information; it is, accordingly, subject to our company’s security procedures and strict corporate policies regarding protection and use of confidential information. Because laws applicable to personal information vary by state and country, Surgery Center of Fairbanks may put in place additional measures that vary depending on the applicable legal requirements. Information collected on the sites covered by this privacy statement, which are listed in the first paragraph, is generally processed and stored in the United States.
The personally identifiable information you provide to us for pre-registration or otherwise to schedule services is used for the purpose of meeting your request. If you cancel your appointment, the information is stored for record keeping purposes only and is not accessed again. After completing your registration or completing your surgery at a Surgery Center of Fairbanks, unless you tell us otherwise, the information you provide may be used by us for providing services or communications we believe would of interest to you. The Surgery Center of Fairbanks may use the services of a third-party mail house for the sole purpose of mailing materials.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties: The Surgery Center of Fairbanks prohibits the sale or transfer of personal information to entities outside of The Surgery Center of Fairbanks for their use without your approval.
How to Change Your Information: The personally identifiable information collected through this website is not accessible to you. If you believe the information you voluntarily provided us is not correct, or has changed, please send an email message to Privacy explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant information.
Links to Other Sites: If you choose to leave the Surgery Center of Fairbanks site via links to other non-Surgery Center of Fairbanks websites, including those of advertisers, the Surgery Center of Fairbanks is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of those sites, nor is the Surgery Center of Fairbanks responsible for the cookies those sites use.
Legal Issues: This is a United States website and is subject to United States law. The Surgery Center of Fairbanks will disclose personally identifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to the Surgery Center of Fairbanks patients, visitors, associates, or property (including this site), or to others. As mentioned above, laws related to personal identifiable information vary by state and country. For example, personally identifiable information collected in the European Union is subject to the EU Data Protection Directive.
SCFairbanks.com Privacy Statement Changes: In the future, we may need to change the privacy statement for SCFairbanks.com. All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.