Bruyère Continuing Care (Bruyere) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that
gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy
applies to the Bruyère Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using
the Bruyère website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Bruyère collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address,
name, home or work address or telephone number. Bruyère also collects anonymous
demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age,
gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by Bruyère . This information can include: your IP address, browser
type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information
is used by Bruyère for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the
service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Bruyère Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through Bruyère public message boards, this information
may be collected and used by others. Note: Bruyère does not read any of your private
Bruyère encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose
to link to from Bruyère so that you can understand how those Web sites collect,
use and share your information. Bruyère is not responsible for the privacy statements
or other content on Web sites outside of the Bruyère and Bruyère family of Web
Use of your Personal Information
Bruyère collects and uses your personal information to operate the Bruyère Web
site and deliver the services you have requested. Bruyère also uses your personally
identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from
Bruyère and its affiliates. Bruyère may also contact you via surveys to conduct
research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that
may be offered.
Bruyère does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Bruyère
may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about
a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique
personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is
not transferred to the third party. In addition, Bruyère may share data with trusted
partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail,
provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are
prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services
to Bruyère , and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Bruyère does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race,
religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Bruyère keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Bruyère
, in order to determine what Bruyère services are the most popular. This data
is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Bruyère to customers
whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Bruyère Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only
if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary
to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
Bruyère or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Bruyère
; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users
of Bruyère , or the public.
The Bruyère Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies
cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that
issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Bruyère pages, or register
with Bruyère site or services, a cookie helps Bruyère to recall your specific
information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your
personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on.
When you return to the same Bruyère Web site, the information you previously provided
can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Bruyère features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience
the interactive features of the Bruyère services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Bruyère secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Bruyère secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer
servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access,
use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted
to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Bruyère will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company
and customer feedback. Bruyère encourages you to periodically review this Statement
to be informed of how Bruyère is protecting your information.
Bruyère welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe
that Bruyère has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us. We will use
commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.