Policy: Privacy and Security
Simmons Healthcare Consulting, LLC (SHC), respects the privacy of
Internet users and does not collect personally identifying information without
the Internet user’s permission. This
policy applies to the website(s) owned or operated by SHC, an Indiana LLC.
SHC may be contacted regarding this Privacy and Security Policy by
email at [email protected] , or by
mail at the company address:
Simmons Healthcare Consulting, LLC, PO Box 92, Ligonier, IN 46767
Collection of Data –
SHC does not collect Internet user identity or contact information
from Internet users’ visits to SHC websites.
For each visitor to a SHC website, the visitor’s computer reaches us via
a particular IP (Internet Protocol) address.
The website servers automatically collect this IP address. An Internet user’s browser sets cookies (when
enabled) that contain small amounts of data on the Internet user’s computer
after a visit to any website. Cookies
may assist SHC in tracking Internet users’ activities to facilitate easier
navigation, data entry and retrieval, and preference tracking. If users reject the cookie, they may still
use our website. No information is
obtained from the Internet user or Internet user’s computer to generate the unique
identifying number of the Internet user.
The website servers automatically generate the unique number. None of SHC’s potential cookies are used to
perform “user profiling”. SHC does
receive and record email addresses of Internet users, only in circumstances
where the Internet user has voluntarily provided its identity and contact
information through SHC’s website.
Disabled and Non-functioning Cookies –
SHC does not employ any technology or means of preventing an Internet
user from disabling the acceptance of a cookie.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but an Internet user’s
browser may be set by the Internet user to disable this function. Some web browsers or similar Internet
navigating technology may not support (or consistently support) cookie
technology. If cookies are disable or
the Internet user is utilizing technology that does not adequately support
cookie technology, SHC shall not be able to record the Internet user’s
Use and Disclosure of Data –
SHC does not sell or rent personally identifying information. SHC does not disclose personally identifying
information to anyone that SHC is not authorized to do so. SHC uses anonymous user data to create and
report the browsing and/or form completion activities of anonymous users. SHC reserves the right to release information
on Internet users if compelled to do so by proper judicial or governmental
authorities. Disclosure shall be limited
to only to those that SHC is compelled to disclose to.
Security Measures –
Simmons Healthcare Consulting, LLC, has implemented technology and
security features and policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of customer
identifiable information from unauthorized access or improper use, and will
continue to enhance the security procedures as new technology becomes
available. Access to SHC customer data
is accessible via password protection through the owner’s accounts. Access to Internet user data that identifies
the Internet user’s given information is limited to the owner of SHC. The owner is responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of her own password used for accessing the accounts on the SHC
SHC does not intentionally send unsolicited email messages that could
legitimately be construed as spam.
Collection of Usage Data –
The servers used by SHC’s website automatically gather information
about which pages are visited within a SHC website. The company does not use that information
except in the aggregate.
Account Information –
SHC honors requests from customers for account information and will
correct any such information which may be deemed inaccurate. Customers may verify that appropriate
corrections have been made.
Customer Concerns –
its implementation, you may contact us at [email protected].
Email List –
If a user wishes to subscribe to SHC’s email list, we ask for contact
information such as name and email address.
Members of a mailing list may receive periodic newsletters and
informational news. Out of respect for
our users’ privacy, any mailing list member has the option to opt-out of these
communications by contacting SHC at [email protected].
If you inform SHC that SHC has collected or received information from
a child under 13, SHC will delete such information from its databases. No SHC website is specifically directed to
children under 13. SHC shall not
knowingly distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information
erroneously collected from children under 13.
Deleting from databases –
Please contact [email protected] if you no
longer wish for SHC to maintain your previously given contact information. If SHC has such information, SHC shall not
retain your name and/or email address any longer than is necessary to perform
the services that you requested from SHC.
Policies and Disclaimers for SHC users –
Your access to and continued use of the SHC website constitutes your
acceptance, without limitation, of these policies and disclaimers. An resale of this information or use for
commercial gain is prohibited, excepted in accordance with a SHC agreement.
Copyright Protection –
All materials appearing on www.simmonshc.com are the property
of SHC unless otherwise indicated, and are protected by United States copyright
laws. Any reproduction or distribution, except for personal, informational use,
is a violation of our copyright. If you would like to make copies and/or
distribute the report, please contact us.
You may link to SHC's home page.
Accuracy Disclaimer –
SHC does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, quality, completeness,
currency, or validity of any information on its website, or websites linked to
or from SHC. All information contained on the website has been obtained from
sources believed by SHC to be accurate and reliable.
SHC is not responsible for any errors or omissions. All information is
provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. SHC does not make any
representations as to the accuracy or integrity of the information. SHC
disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind, including
warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability, or
fitness for any particular purpose. SHC will not be liable for any damages of
any kind incurred as a result of the information posted on this site.
Endorsement Disclaimer –
SHC does not endorse, support, sanction, or verify the information or
material that is provided on this site or linked to this site. Unless otherwise
specifically indicated, SHC has no affiliation with any of the other
organizations mentioned or described on the web site, and it makes no
representations or warranties with regard to those organizations. Nor does SHC
endorse or affiliate itself with any of the organizations which are linked to
or from this website.
Regarding Financial and Legal Advice - The information on the site, including but not
limited to reports, newsletters, articles, and opinions is provided for
educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide
legal, accounting, or tax advice and should not be relied on in that respect.
We suggest that you hire an attorney, accountant, and/or financial advisor to
answer any financial or legal questions.
General Disclaimer –
SHC is not responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential or any other damages arising out of or in connection with the use
of this website or in reliance on the information available on the site. This
includes any personal injury, business interruption, loss of use, lost data,
lost profits, or any other pecuniary loss, whether in an action of contract,
negligence, or other tortious action, even if SHC has been informed of the
Response to Comments Disclaimer –
SHC appreciates hearing from you. All efforts will be made to respond
to your comments, but SHC cannot guarantee it will do so. Any response will be
for informational or educational purposes only and will not constitute legal or
financial advice. SHC makes no warranties, express or implied, about the
information in these responses.
Policy Changes –
SHC may find it necessary or be legally obligated to update this
not affect the privacy of data collected by SHC prior to the effective date of
the policy change.