Privacy and Policies

Thank you for visiting the Wellmont Health System web site known as "Wellmont.org." We appreciate your interest in our company, facilities, and services.

Privacy Pledge

Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. Any personal information that you give to us, including your e-mail address, will be used only in the following ways:

While visiting our site, if you give us personal data in order to receive information from us, we will collect and store that personal data. We will not provide your personal data to any third party without your permission. We do not automatically collect your personal e-mail address simply because you visit our site.

If we partner with a third party to provide services and you sign up for those services, we will share your name and other contact information necessary for our partner to provide the services to you.

If you view specific pages or download information from specific pages on our site, we will track and add the number of your visits to the aggregate number of visits by all users in order to better design our site. We may share aggregate demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify you or any other visitor to our web site.

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as detailed in this Privacy Pledge. We will post any changes to this Privacy Pledge on this site so that you always know what information we collect and how we use it.

Surveys

From time-to-time our site may request information from you via survey. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose the requested information, which may include contact information (name and address) and demographic information (zip code and age level). Feedback collected by these surveys will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving use of this site.

Security

This site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When you submit confidential information via this site, your information is kept in a secure environment both online and off-line. Messages that you send to us by e-mail however may not be secure. If you choose to send any confidential information to us via e-mail, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept and use this information.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Wellmont Health System is not responsible for the privacy practices of any linked sites. We encourage users who leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every linked web site that they choose to visit.

All links to external sites are provided for your convenience. The information, products and advertisements contained in the linked sites are neither approved nor endorsed by Wellmont and Wellmont Health System is not responsible for such information, products or advertisements.

No Warranties or Representations

Wellmont Health System makes no warranty whatsoever, express or implied, including any warranty as to accuracy, completeness or timeliness, concerning the information or views available at or through this web site, and you should not assume that such information is accurate, complete or the most up-to-date information available. Wellmont Health System shall not be liable to you or anyone else in any way for any loss, claim or damages caused in whole or in part by Wellmont’s providing or your using any of the information at or through this web site.Copyrights

Copyright 2006 by Wellmont Health System. All rights Reserved. The text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files, video files and their arrangement on Wellmont.org and all other Wellmont Health System web sites are subject to copyright and other intellectual property protection. These materials may not be copied in whole or in part for commercial use or distribution, nor may these objects be modified or reposted to other sites.

Please read about our business practices if you have any concerns.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Wellmont Health System and its affiliates are committed to providing high quality health care to the people in our region. As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Wellmont does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Wellmont directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Wellmont arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.

In case of questions, please contact our Corporate Compliance Officer at (423) 230-8200.

Social Media Disclaimer

Please read Wellmont's social media disclaimer before using Wellmont's social networking channels.