Thank you for visiting a website maintained by the North Georgia Health District (NGHD) located in Whitfield County, Georgia. This website is designed to provide information about the North Georgia Health District and to promote and protect the health of the people in the North Georgia Health District wherever they live, work and play, through information regarding our population-based preventive programs. As with all online resources, we appreciate that many visitors to our sites will be concerned about their privacy. NGHD is committed to preserving your privacy when you visit our sites.
Although it strives for timeliness and accuracy in all of its materials, NGHD makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the availability, accuracy, currency, or completeness of this site or its contents. NGHD shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, inability to access, or use of this site, including, without limitation, any damages or injury arising from any links to other sites contained within or referred to in this site.
This privacy statement addresses the collection, security and disclosure of information that may be obtained through the use of this website. This statement covers the following topics:
- Information Collected
- Public Disclosure
- Link Disclaimer
- Information Disclaimer
- Health Information Disclaimer
- Trademarks, Service Marks, and Copyrights
- Usage of This Website
If you visit a website maintained by NGHD to read or download information, we may collect some or all of the following information:
- The name of your domain; for example, "xyzcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account;
- An IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site;
- The pages you visit within NGHD website(s); and
- The links made to other websites through this site.
This information is collected for statistical analysis using third-party programs to create summary statistics and NGHD does not collect identifying information about You (such as Your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless You voluntarily submit that information to us. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.
If, during your visit to a website maintained by NGHD, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we will collect such information. Examples of personally identifiable information may include:
- An e-mail address if you are communicating to us through e-mail;
- Information you voluntarily submit for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online; and
- Other information volunteered, such as vendor profile/contact information, survey information or content of e-mail.
In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.
As a general rule, NGHD does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission.
Several tools and protocols are used to safeguard the submission of information through websites maintained by NGHD. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the entire operating environment as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
In certain instances, you will have the opportunity to receive or create a password to access or submit certain information. You should not divulge your password to anyone in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. When you are finished with those applications that are password protected, it is always recommended that you close or otherwise exit the browser page.
E-mail is not a secure form of transmission. As such NGHD does not recommend that you submit sensitive or personally identifiable information via e-mail. If you choose to provide us with personal information in an e-mail we may use the e-mail and the information contained within it to improve our service to you or to respond to your request.
Information provided on websites maintained by NGHD is intended to allow the public convenient access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information we cannot guarantee that the information will be error-free. Therefore, NGHD and their respective employees, officers and agencies expressly deny any warranty of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published through their websites and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Any person who relies upon such information obtained from these websites, does so at his or her own risk.
The documents on this site contain hypertext pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. Please be aware that we do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author of the reference or the organization operating the site on which the reference is maintained.
Translations of any materials into language other than English is intended solely as a convenience to the non-English-reading public. We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material in English, but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. References identifying the original document in English are available in most non-English documents.
Health Information Disclaimer
This website provides health information for your general knowledge. Concerns about a medical condition -- either your own or that of a family member, should always be addressed to your primary care physician for advice and care appropriate to your specific medical needs. NGHD does not recommend self-diagnosis or self-management of health problems that should be attended to by health care professionals.
Trademarks, Service Marks, and Copyrights
Usage of This Website
The contents of this website are published for information purposes only and subject to change without notice.