privacy policy

Family Medical Center of La Grange, Ltd.

privacy

Overview
FMCLG.com is recognized for our commitment to safeguarding consumer privacy on our Web site. We operate under the following set of strict privacy principles:

  • The only personally identifiable information FMCLG.com obtains about individual visitors to its Web site is that supplied voluntarily by visitors.
  • Only statistical information about our visitors as a group (usage habits, demographics) may be shared with any partner of farmilymedicallagrange.com. Personally identifiable information will not be shared at any time without the visitor's permission.
  • We will notify our users if we make significant changes to our privacy policy that may affect the use of health-related information, and we will obtain consent from consumers for any new uses of that data.
    The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: FMCLG.com.

IP Addresses
An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification on the Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. FMCLG.com does not collect IP addresses. If a visitor requests pages from FMCLG.com, the FMCLG.com servers enter the visitor's IP address into a log. To maintain visitor anonymity, FMCLG.com does not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information. However, FMCLG.com will use IP addresses to identify any visitors who refuse to comply with FMCLG.com's in-house rules or terms of service, and to identify visitors who threaten our service, site, customers or others.

 

Cookies
Our site does not places a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard disk for record keeping purposes.

Registration
Our site does not require registration, thus no information is personally collected, used or shared.

External Links
In order to provide visitors with greater value, FMCLG.com may provide links to various third party Web sites. However, no third-party affiliation exists between FMCLG.com and that destination site, FMCLG.com exercises no authority over linked sites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. FMCLG.com assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent methods or actions and is not responsible for the independent policies or procedures of destination sites. Similarly, FMCLG.com cannot take responsibility for the privacy initiatives or the content of such Web sites. These destination links are provided only for your convenience, and as such, you access them at your own risk. However, FMCLG.com wishes to ensure the integrity of the FMCLG.com Web site and its destination links, so any comments pertaining to the FMCLG.com Web site or any sites accessed through FMCLG.com links are greatly appreciated.

Surveys and Questionnaires
No surveys or questionnaires are run on the FMCLG.com site.

E-Commerce and E-Healthcare transactions
None of FMCLG.com site features use applications to collect data to facilitate an e-commerce or e-healthcare transaction. If we were to do so, we will ask your explicit permission to transfer this data to the third party to facilitate this transaction.

Contests
No contests are ever run on the FMCLG.com site.

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Third Party Ad Services
FMCLG.com does not use any third-party ad services and is not connected with advertising funding in any way. The FMCLG.com site is solely supported by the Family Medical Center of La Grange medical practice.

Security
The FMCLG.com Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Any internet information sent to FMCLG.com is maintained in client records and is not used for any other purposes.

Children's Guidelines
Most sections of FMCLG.com are not designed specifically for use by children under the age of 16, however, there is no crude or course language, pictures, graphics or other such content of offense on this site, rather the understanding of medical information may be beyond the comprehension of a child under that particular age.

FMCLG.com does not obtain any information from children under 16, or older, unless it is used to refill prescriptions, and if that is the case, this information is only used in validation of name, address, phone number, and any other such information needed for verification prior to issuing a prescription to the pharmacy of your choice.

Choice/Opt-In
While we currently do not offer e-mail, or mailings to our clients at this time, when FMCLG.com decides to start this practice, our site will give users the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor.

Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Web site, or your interaction with this Web site address a letter to: the Family Medical Center of La Grange at the address listed on this site.

 

Code Of Ethics
We strive to educate people to improve the quality of health in their lives through such things as knowledge made trustworthy by our commitment to honesty, public benefit, openness, respect and privacy, and communication done in a simple, straight forward manner that informs and does not criticize the visitor/client/patient.

The mission of FMCLG.com is to educate people to care for their health through knowledge, be-it written, or spoken, via the Web site or in personal contacts with our staff or Medical Phyisicans, Medical Nurses and other members of our staff.

Achieving this mission requires relationships with people based on trust, which we earn through mutual respect and striving open, honest communication and our commitment for excellence in our endeavors.

To honesty – doing our utmost to assure the information we give is unbiased, accurate, timely and clear, but more importantly, giving honest information that is reviewed by one or more of our Medical Phyisicans, and being available to answer any questions that may arise due to visiting our Web site.

To public benefit
– assuring that only scientific merit and ethical intent is a priority, and that commercial concern will never influence the content of our Web site, as exhibited by the fact that this Web site is self supported, thus reinforcing that fact that outside advertising will not influence the content of this site.

To openness
– the qualifications of the physicians on staff are openly listed on this Web site, and can be verified through our Family Medical Center of La Grange office, and other health organizations, such as La Grange Memorial Hospital and/or Hinsdale Hospital.

To respect -- the concerns of all peoples, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or other beliefs that may arise as innately different than our own, in their quest for understanding about the illness they experience, and to facilitate the communication of their knowledge to help and teach others on an unbiased basis.

To privacy – protecting the confidentiality of all personal health information we are trusted with.

Hospital Affiliations

Important Information!

  • This web site is not intended to be used as a substitute for obtaining medical advice or seeking treatment from a qualified physician.
  • Visitors to this web site should not rely on the information contained in it for advice in particular cases. This site should not be consulted for use during an attack of illness.
  • If you are having an illness attack, go to an emergency room, or call your physician or your local emergency phone number.