Information We Collect
To monitor site usage and improve its quality, we gather general information about the use of Children’s websites and online services. We use web server logs and industry-standard website statistics software, including Google Analytics, to count the number of users who visit our websites, go to each page, and to collect other general statistics. We do not track individual user's visits to our websites.
Children's National may share these anonymous aggregate statistics with other parties to provide general information about our services or arrange business relationships.
We do not share any information about individual users.
Information to Process Transactions
When you use our website to make appointments, register for events, purchase products or services, or join groups, we only collect information necessary to process the transaction. This may include your name, address, telephone, and fax numbers, e-mail address, and credit card number or other payment information.
This information is encrypted to assure that your private information is transmitted in a secure fashion, but please understand that no one can guarantee that unlawful or inappropriate use by third parties will not happen. Please see "Use of Information" for details of how we use some of this information for other purposes.
If we collect information for payment purposes, it is stored and used by us or by others we contract with to process orders for that transaction only.
Use of Information
We will sometimes use your e-mail address, address, fax number or other information to confirm a transaction, verify your identity, send you general information such as newsletters, or for similar purposes, either directly or through others we contract with. In some cases, you will be given the choice not to have your information used for some of these purposes. In those cases, you will see information on how to make that choice.
We will not disclose any information to third parties for any other purpose, and we will not sell mailing lists.
Children’s National has established a written Identity Theft Prevention Program and has taken steps to train our staff on measures to protect patient accounts.
Our website also uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, which gives us insight into visitor information relating to age, gender and interests on an anonymous and aggregate level. This helps us to understand browsing behaviors to give you a better experience while visiting our site. You can find information on Google Analytics opt-outs here.