Effective as of June 1, 2013

Your privacy is important to River City Medical Group, and we are committed to maintaining the privacy of personally identifiable information. See below for details of how we protect, collect, use and disclose other information collected through your use of this website and through email. River City Medical Group has developed this privacy policy to inform you about collecting and using such information on web site. Please see our Notice of Privacy Practices for the details of how we protect, use and disclose your health information.

Other policies can be accessed using the links below.


Information River City Medical Group gathers
River City Medical Group collects and uses certain information on its web site. This information includes your internet protocol address, information about your browser (Netscape, Internet Explorer, etc.) and information about your Internet Service Provider (e.g., AOL, PacBell, etc.). An IP address is a unique number that is used to represent every single computer in a network. All computers on the Internet have a unique IP address. None of the foregoing information will be used by River City Medical Group in any way, or in connection with any other information, to identify you personally.

River City Medical Group may collect information about you through various online forms that you may voluntarily complete. Completion of these forms is entirely optional. If you supply any personally identifiable information to us on these forms (e.g., name/address/email address), River City Medical Group will not use this information to contact you unless you have specifically stated that we may do so.

How the information is used
River City Medical Group uses the statistical information gathered about you and all of its users for internal statistical purposes only, e.g., to track where users go on our web site. This information is not linked to specifically identifiable individuals. This type of information will be used to aid River City Medical Group in adding information to its web site that will be useful for site users and that will improve the performance of our web site.

Any personally identifiable information which you voluntarily and knowingly submit to River City Medical Group will be used, with your permission, to send you health information and health updates, both general information and information focused on specific health matters, such as high blood pressure. Your personally identifiable information may also be used to send you timely appointment reminders for specific health-related tests, such as Pap smears. Submission by you of any personally identifiable health information is completely voluntary.

With whom information is shared
River City Medical Group is the sole owner and user of all information collected on the web site. River City Medical Group does not sell, give or disclose the information (statistical or personal) gathered on the web site to any third party.

A cookie is a small data file automatically and without notice written on your hard drive when you visit certain web sites. A cookie allows the web site to recognize you each time you visit the web site and to personalize the web site for you. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you voluntarily supply yourself on the web site. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other web sites. Cookies are used widespread on the Internet.

River City Medical Group does not use cookies on the public portion of its web site. No cookies will be written to your hard drive when you visit our site. However, River City Medical Group does use cookies on the secure portion of its web site, which can be accessed only by authorized River City Medical Group providers and staff.

Security measures
River City Medical Group takes reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information. When users submit personally identifiable information, it is protected both online and offline.

All user electronic information is protected behind a firewall, and the data input on our web site is also encrypted. River City Medical Group also protects user information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a task are granted access to personally identifiable information. River City Medical Group employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must reenter their password to regain access to your information. Furthermore, all employees are trained on River City Medical Group privacy and security practices. Finally, the servers we use to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment behind locked doors, and only authorized individuals have access to the servers.

Correcting and updating information
If, at any time, a correction needs to be made to existing personal information that you have voluntarily provided to the web site, users may email the webmaster at info@rcmg.com and request that the information be changed or deleted. Once notified River City Medical Group will use the information collected to make specified change in accordance with the privacy policy. River City Medical Group may change its privacy policy, for example, in light of new technology or a change in applicable law. If River City Medical Group decides to change the type of information it collects, how we use it, or under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose it, we will post these changes on our homepage so that our users will be aware. Users will have 30 days after we post the change within which to decide whether or not River City Medical Group may use their information in accordance with the new policy. If a user does not wish River City Medical Group to use his or her information in accordance with the new policy, the user may email River City Medical Group at info@rcmg.com and let us know. River City Medical Group will refrain from using the information in accordance with the new policy and will use the information only in accordance with the policy in effect at the time the information was collected. If you do not let us know within 30 days that you object to the new policy, you will be deemed to have consented and agreed to the new policy.

Links to third party sites
Our web site contains links to third party web sites. Once you leave our web site, our privacy policy no longer applies, and you will be subject to the privacy policies, if any, of the third party web site to which you have linked. We are not responsible for the privacy of your information once you leave our web site.

Changes to RCMG’s Internet Privacy Policies
River City Medical Group reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the website. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. We will update the date accordingly when changes are made, and provide a tool for you to understand what has changed. If you have any questions or comments or receive any unwanted e-mail from this site, please contact our website support at portalsupport@rcmg.com.

Contact Information
For questions, concerns, complaints or suggestions concerning River City Medical Group’s Internet Privacy Practices, please send us an email to compliance@rcmg.com, or contact us at the following address or phone number:

River City Medical Group, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer
7311 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 145
Sacramento, CA 95831
Tel: (916) 228-4300