Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.austinhomebirth.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Austin Home Birth (“Austin Home Birth” or “we”, “us” or “our”). This Privacy Policy applies to Austin Home Birth’s website located at mountsinaihealth.org as well as all other websites owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Austin Home Birth, and certain affiliate websites that are hyperlinked to the foregoing (collectively, the “Websites”).

We do not offer medical advice, medical services, birth services, or any other form of advices. This is an informational platform.

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT

Austin Home Birth collects two types of information: (1) personally identifiable information that you provide voluntarily when you access certain features of the Services as noted below in this Privacy Policy, and (2) generalized usage information that we collect automatically as you access the Services.

Information That You Provide Voluntarily on the Websites. Austin Home Birth collects personally identifiable information that you enter into data fields on the Websites. For example, when you submit a contact form – it will as for phone and email. We may retain email and other communications that you send us in order to respond to your requests.


Austin Home Birth does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent, except for third-party suppliers that perform essential business or administrative services for us (for example, our web hosting provider). Austin Home Birth provides these suppliers only with the information they need to perform such services and asks that they either comply with this Privacy Policy or maintain comparable privacy policies that protect your personally identifiable information.

Austin Home Birth stores certain personally identifiable information using Amazon Web Services, a third-party hosting service provider. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to Amazon Web Services, and Austin Home Birth makes no warranty regarding the privacy, integrity, or security of any information stored by Amazon Web Services. Details regarding the data protection and privacy practices observed by Amazon Web Services can be found here: http://aws.amazon.com/security/.

COOKIES

Austin Home Birth may place small data files, called “cookies,” on your computer or other device. Cookies are a standard web technology that allow us to both store and retrieve login information on a user’s system. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with a service provided on the Services. Cookies can store your preferences via a password you select to access a website. Cookies also help us review website traffic patterns and improve the Websites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies, although this may prevent you from using some of the features of the Services. It is important to note that information collected through cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

In order to provide you with other valuable information, Austin Home Birth may provide links to third-party websites outside the Austin Home Birth Health System network. Austin Home Birth exercises no authority over, and does not necessarily endorse, such third-party websites.

These destination links are provided only for your convenience and, as such, you access them at your own risk. However, Austin Home Birth wishes to assure the integrity of the Services and their destination links, so any comments pertaining to the Services or any websites accessed through our links are greatly appreciated. Comments can be submitted to [email protected]

ACCESSIBILITY

The Services are designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the Services more accessible, please contact us at [email protected]

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Austin Home Birth may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy and for new versions thereof. By continuing to access, browse, and/or use the Services, you agree to accept any posted revised terms.