Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
The Carmelite System is committed to respecting the privacy interests of those using our website to learn more about our mision. The Carmelite System will not share, rent or sell any personally identifiable information gathered as a result of using our website. While we will make every effort to protect your privacy interests, please understand that we cannot and do not represent or warrant that information sent via the internet is free from tampering or unauthorized observation. You should think carefully before disclosing any general personal information or personally identifiable health-related information when using this website.

Information You Give Us
The Carmelite System may store information you enter on our website in order to respond to your request (for instance, when you request information about one of our member organizations, a program, seminar or event being offered, or information about website content). This may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, phone number and/or email address. If you prefer not to have this information stored, you are welcome to mail your request to The Carmelite System, 646 Woods Road, Germantown, New York 12526, or you can call 518.537.7500 or send an email to:

Automated Information Collection
The Carmelite System may receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit our site. This information can include, but is not limited to, such items as the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet; the IP address of the computer; the browser and operating system you are using; the date and time you access the site; and, the internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. This is accomplished through the use of “cookies” that automatically gather some of this information. A “cookie” is a small text file that our system sends to your computer to collect information relating to the use our website, and it also makes it easier for you to use our website the next time you visit. If you prefer not to receive “cookies” from our website, you will need to set your browser to not accept them.

HIPAA and Patient/Resident/Client Privacy
The Carmelite System respects the privacy of all patients, residents and clients who receive service from its member organizations. All facilities within our System uphold the rules and regulations set forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  

Updated 1/6/2014