Privacy Policy

The Hill Physicians Medical Group (Hill Physicians) website is designed to provide you with useful information about us and to connect you with our network physicians and other healthcare professionals, with our services and with employment opportunities. Our website does not promote or sell products of any kind; we do hope, however, that the information we provide on our website encourages you to use our healthcare services or to join our organization as a patient member or employee.

As a healthcare leader, Hill Physicians is committed to maintaining the privacy of our website visitors. In addition to this information about our website privacy policies, you will find information on member rights, responsibilities and privacy on this website.

Please see our Terms of Use for other terms and conditions governing your access to and use of our website.
By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as discussed below.

Information We Gather

In an effort to provide our website visitors with the most useful information, we collect a limited amount of information about visits to our website, including the number of visits to the site, the date and time of day of these visits and the pages visited. This information helps us to evaluate the effectiveness of our site, improve the information available to site visitors and improve website performance.

Website Data Tracking

Our website tracking program provides us with very limited personal information about our site visitors such as; internet service provider name (e.g., AOL or U-Verse), browser type (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozzila Firefox, Chrome, iOS), and internet protocol (IP) address. (An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that computers use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network. IP addresses can appear to be shared by multiple computers if they are part of a shared hosting web server environment.)

Secure, Online Forms

If we wish to gather personal information from you, we will ask you to fill out a form on the site. Each online form on our website describes the way in which we can use the information you provide, and providing personal information to us is completely voluntary and optional. If you supply any personal information to us on these forms (e.g., name, address or email address), we will not use this information to contact you unless you have specifically stated that we may do so. For example, with your permission, we may send you health information and health updates via email or we may send you reminders about specific health-related tests, such as Pap smears. We will not knowingly collect, use or distribute information from children under age 13 without prior verifiable consent from a parent or guardian.

Email Security

Messages that you send to us by email (via the Contact Us links on our website pages) may not be secure. If you choose to send any confidential personal information to us via email, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept and use this information. If you provide us your work email address or the email address for any account provided by your employer, your employer may have access to any emails sent to or from that address in accordance with your employer’s right to monitor employee email. If you identify yourself to us by sending us email, we may use your personal information to respond to you. We may file any comments in your email for future reference, or we may discard the information after we have reviewed it. Any ideas, comments or materials you submit by email will not be treated as confidential information and will become the property of Hill Physicians, and by submitting such ideas, comments or materials you automatically and irrevocably assign to Hill Physicians any and all rights to such ideas,, comments or materials and Hill Physicians will exclusively own all such rights, with no obligation to you.

Online Surveys

Occasionally, we post surveys on our website to obtain input from you and other website visitors. We use the information gathered through these surveys to improve the services we provide our members or to improve the content and use of our website. Participation in these surveys is voluntary, and any demographic information requested (e.g., zip code) is not required to complete the survey.

Online Marketing Cookies/Remarketing Pixels

Hill Physicians will use cookies on our master pages and third party vendor advertising pages. Our advertisements promote our services and our shown on select sites across the Internet, including Google. These third-party vendors may also use remarketing code or similar audiences to advertise our services online. Our third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website. These may cause you to see our online advertising more often when you visit other websites. To opt out of Google’s DoubleClick use of cookies visit the DoubleClick opt-out page or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. Hill Physicians also uses cookies on the secure portion of our website, which can be accessed only by authorized Hill Physicians providers, agents and staff. Cookies are not used on any pages related to health conditions. We cannot guarantee that Do Not Track signals from your browser will be honored.

Use of Information

Hill Physicians is the sole owner and user of all information collected on the website. Hill Physicians does not sell, give or disclose medical information to any third party, provided that Hill Physicians may provide such information to its authorized agents in order to conduct its business in the ordinary course. Furthermore, we release user information when we believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply this privacy policy, any applicable terms of use or other agreements; or protect the interests of Hill Physicians, our members or others.

Security Measures

Hill Physicians takes reasonable precautions to protect the personal information provided to us voluntarily by our website visitors. We protect electronic information behind a firewall and encrypt all data submitted through the online forms on our website. We also take appropriate measures to protect user information offline. Access to personal information is restricted to only those employees and agents who need the information to perform a task. Our employee computers are password protected, and employees must log in using their passwords each time they leave their computers. All employees receive training on Hill Physicians’ privacy and security practices. Finally, the servers we use to store personal information are secured behind locked doors, and only authorized individuals have access to these servers.

Questions or Changes

If you have questions about our website policy or need to correct the personal information you have voluntarily submitted to Hill Physicians through our website, please email us, or contact us by phone or mail.

Policy Change Notification

Hill Physicians uses the information collected from you in accordance with the privacy policy in effect when the information was collected. From time to time, Hill Physicians may change its privacy policy; for example, in light of new technology or a change in applicable law. Please check our website frequently to see recent changes to our Privacy Policy.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Our website contains links to other websites that are neither owned by nor controlled by Hill Physicians. Once you leave our website, our privacy policy no longer applies, and you will be subject to the privacy policies, if any, of the other website. We do not control the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the content on those other websites. Other information about our policies related to Third-Party Websites is in the Terms of Use.