Privacy Practices

The Notice of Privacy Practices listed below describe how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

We respect the right to privacy of all visitors to We do not collect information that would personally identify you unless you choose to provide it.

There are two types of information we collect on this website:

1. Personally identifiable information

In some instances, Edward-Elmhurst Health collects personally identifiable information (such as email address, name, phone number, etc.) through this website. This information is only collected when volunteered by the user – for example, when completing a form to subscribe to a newsletter.

2. Non-personally identifiable information

This site also collects non-personally identifiable user information, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, cookies, Internet tags and navigational data. This information is used for system management and to improve the content and navigation of the site.

We do not match personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information. In other words, we do not link personal information (for example, your name and location) with visit information, such as pages visited or files downloaded. In effect, all such visit information is anonymous.

Personal information you submit, such as on an appointment request form, is shared only with Edward-Elmhurst Health personnel who need this information to respond to your question or request. We do not save personal information to use for other purposes, and we do not provide it to any other organizations.

Google Analytics

This site may collect data that is non-personally identifiable using first- and third-party cookies for demographics and other behavioral information as a part of an advertising or remarketing program. Users may opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising through their browser settings or by adding an Opt-Out Browser Add-On ›

Disclosure of collected information

Edward-Elmhurst Health does not disclose or share, without your consent, personally identifiable information, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure may be required by law. Nor will Edward-Elmhurst Health distribute or sell your personally identifiable information to third-party organizations.

Email communication, newsletters and related services

Edward-Elmhurst Health provides you with the opportunity to receive communications from us. You can unsubscribe at any time by submitting the Contact Us Form.

Communication you send to us via email links on our site may be shared with a customer service representative, a medical expert or staff member who can best address your inquiry. We make every effort to respond in a timely fashion once communications are received.

Email does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. Please do not send any personal health information via email.

Security Policy

We believe that protecting the security of your information is important. Therefore, we have taken certain security measures in an attempt to protect your information. The security method used by the Web Site is secure socket layers ("SSL") technology.

Privacy of Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The Web Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not intentionally collect Personal Information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We take reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personally identifiable information that you may provide.

Electronic transmissions via the Internet are not necessarily protected from interception, so we cannot absolutely guarantee the security or confidentiality of such transmissions.

If you reached this site via an ad from Edward-Elmhurst Health

If you come to the website via an Edward-Elmhurst Health advertisement, the ad may have been served to you based on your interests or your browsing habits. If you want to opt out of being served Edward-Elmhurst advertisements based on your browsing activity, you may opt out of cookies for multiple ad servers here ›

Links to other websites

The websites link to other websites, many of which have their own privacy policies. Be sure to review the privacy policy on the site you're visiting.

Privacy policy updates

We may need to update our privacy policy as technology changes. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, a prominent message will be posted on our websites.

Acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of the privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website.