Policies and Terms

Website Privacy Policy (May 10, 2012. Revised March 2021)
Thank you for visiting Dillon Surgery Center a service of Vail Health Hospital (the "Website"). The Website is offered as an informational and personal education service by Dillon Surgery Center.
Dillon Surgery Center collects information from our users at several different points on our Website. We collect the following types of personal and non-personal information that are necessary for our legitimate business purposes, and we maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of this information. We will not use this information other than as described below.
Dillon Surgery Center collects information about you for certain, legitimate purposes, including responding to your requests for information and processing your request to be added to our e-mail list. To the extent that you choose to pay your bill on the Dillon Surgery Center Website, or provide other personal information, such information, including any credit card, financial and billing information that you provide, is used solely for the designated purpose, e.g., name, amount and billing information for a donation. To pay a bill, you must access a protected Webpage through a portal that requires you to provide a user name and password. Financial and billing information is securely processed by third party vendors with whom Vail Health has contracts to process payments. The third party vendors may not use users' personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. Dillon Surgery Center also collects information about you that you submit, for example, for purposes of a job search, in response to a volunteer opportunity or to make a complaint. You understand that Dillon Surgery Center, or a vendor, may use this information for the purpose of your submission, and will not use your information for any other purpose.
Our Web server also collects:
•    the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account);
•    the date and time you access our service;
•    the pages you visit;
•    the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to us;
•    the name and release number of the Web browser software you are using.
This information is collected automatically and is not linked to your personal identity. It is used in an aggregate way to help us improve our Website and make it more useful to you. This information may be shared with a third-party Web analytics company.
By submitting your information to Dillon Surgery Center's Website, you are consenting to our use of your data as described herein.  If you do not consent, you should not use the Website.
Certain non-personal information about visits is recorded by the standard operation of the Internet servers on which this Website is hosted. Non-personally identifiable information ("Aggregate Data") may be used for our business purposes, including, but not limited to, improvement of the design and content of the Website. Dillon Surgery Center shall own such Aggregate Data and it may be shared with Dillon Surgery Center third parties, e.g., a design consultant, and others for appropriate business purposes. 
The non-personal information that we collect includes the following:
Dillon Surgery Center uses cookies on this Website.  Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether users and visitors have previously visited our Website. They are used to make your experience easy and meaningful and to enable certain technical operations. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information while on our Website.
When you visit our Website or open an e-mail or newsletter, we may send you a cookie. Cookies also allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer, enabling us to make your visit to our Website easier by recognizing you when you return and helping to provide you with a customized experience.
Log Files
Like many standard Website servers, our Web servers use log files. Log files include, but are not limited to, Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and number of clicks. We may also keep track of how you got to our Website and any links you click on to leave our site. Log files are used to analyze trends, administer the site, track aggregated users' movement and gather broad demographic information.
Our Website is a general audience Website. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen and otherwise comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 as amended.  To the extent that we later learn that any personally identifiable information has been inadvertently collected from a child under the age of thirteen, we will promptly delete such information.
Dillon Surgery Center does not sell, share, or distribute any personal information to any third parties, other than as outlined herein. We may, however, employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include processing credit card payments, sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, and providing customer service. To perform these functions, these companies and individuals may have access to information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. 
We may also release information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce Dillon Surgery Center's Terms and Conditions or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Dillon Surgery Center, a service of Vail Health, our users, or others. This includes, but it is not limited to, exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
Users who have provided contact information may e-mail Dillon Surgery Center via Vail Health at contactDSC@vailhealth.org to update their contact or other information.
With respect to this Website, Dillon Surgery Center utilizes reasonable security measures that also comply with HIPAA to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the data and files under our control. Personal information we collect is stored in password-controlled servers, and we protect this information from loss or misuse, and from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. While we take reasonable efforts to guard personal information we knowingly collect directly from you, no security system is impenetrable and therefore, Dillon Surgery Center does not make any absolute guarantees regarding your personal information. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to logout and close your browser when finished using a shared computer.
Links to Third Party Websites
Our Website may contain links to other sites, including those of our Affiliated Providers. Please be aware that Dillon Surgery Center is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites or the policies, content, and practices of other Websites. To the extent you visit third-party sites accessible through this Website, we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information as those third-party privacy practices govern the collection and use of information provided when visiting those sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the practices of Dillon Surgery Center.
Conditions And Changes To This Privacy Statement
On occasion, it may be necessary for us to change the terms of this Privacy Policy.  We will do so by posting updated text on the Website, and your continued use constitutes acceptance of those changes.  To ensure that you are aware of current privacy practices, we recommend that you check this site periodically. 
If you choose to use this Website, your use thereof and any dispute over privacy is subject to the Policies, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law. 
International Transfer/Processing of Information
Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers and servers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.  If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, you acknowledge that Dillon Surgery Center processes your personal information in the United States.  Your consent to this Website Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions, and the HIPAA Privacy Policy and your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.  You can opt out of providing this personal information by not entering it when asked or by not using Dillon Surgery Center's Website or services.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our privacy policy and/or practices, please contact us at the following  telephone number or email address: (970) 569-7409  |  contactDSC@vailhealth.org
Questions regarding this Statement or the practices of this Website should be directed to:
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