Boone Hospital Center (BHC) respects the privacy of visitors to this
web site and pledges that it will never release visitor names or email
addresses to any third party without the visitor's consent.
At different places on our site, you may be asked for your name, e-mail,
address and telephone number. BHC refers
to this type of information as personal information because
it can be used to identify or contact you. When this information is
combined with any information on your health or medical status, we refer
to this information as personal health information (PHI).
We also collect non-personal information on your anonymous use of the
site. We call this aggregate information and use it
to improve the usability, quality, and functionality of the site. For
example, we track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole,
but pages viewed are not identified with individual users. We use the
personal information, personal health information, and aggregate information
only for the purposes for which it was provided. It is not BHC’s
policy to share your information with outside parties without your written
BHC employs encryption
technology to help protect the integrity and privacy of the information
you provide to us. We use 128-bit secured socket layer (SSL) encryption
techniques for sending and receiving data. As an added security precaution,
all personal information and/or personal health information are kept
on servers with firewalls that meet or exceed industry security standards.
Although all reasonable efforts are made to protect personal information
and personal health information from loss, misuse, or alteration by
third parties, you should be aware that there is always some risk involved
in transmitting information via the Internet.
The Boone Hospital Center web site is developed by Boone Hospital Center.
Our postal address is 1600 East Broadway, Columbia, Missouri, 65201.
Site visitors may contact us online.
We subscribe to the HONcode principles. Verify
Boone Hospital Center subscribes to the principles of the Health
on the Net (HON) code of conduct regarding Internet privacy and
pledges to strictly adhere to those principles.
For more information about your rights a responsibilities when dealing
with PHI, please review our HIPAA privacy