This policy was last updated on November 18, 2021.
Privacy of M Health Fairview Patient App Health Information
The privacy of your health information is extremely important to M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview uses and discloses your health information in order to provide you with high quality health care services. The M Health Fairview Patient App (“MHF App”) communications that contain health information are subject to all applicable state and federal laws governing the security and confidentiality of medical records.
If you are an M Health Fairview Patient, please see our Notice of Privacy Practices.
Scope of this policy
This policy applies to the information we collect from or about you through the MHF App. It does not apply to information we collect from you through other channels, such as in our clinics,hospitals virtual visits, or telephone calls.
What information we collect
Some of the information M Health Fairview collects through the MHF App may be “personal information” that would identify you, personally, alone or in combination with other information available to M Health Fairview. Some examples of personal information may include, but are not limited to:
Other information collected through the MHF App may not be personally identifiableWhen you access or use the MHF App, M Health Fairview may collect, use and share certain user information to analyze and improve the MHF App’s operations. We use Google Analytics to help operate and improve the MHF App. The MHF App’s use of Google Analytics enables us to collect certain data about your MHF App use, including:
You can access https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites to learn more about how Google uses the information collected. Users may modify their privacy/information sharing settings within the MHF App.
How we use the information collected
We use the information we collect for things like:
We will retain your information for as long as is needed to provide services or comply with our legal obligations.
Information about third-party data sharing
If you as a patient find a third-party application to which you would like to export your health information from the MHF Patient App, M Health Fairview may provide the ability for you to send your health information to certain third-party applications, subject to these Terms and Conditions. M Health Fairview reserves the right to disable any third-party application, in its sole discretion and without notice.
M Health Fairview does not control any third-party application and is not responsible for the content or performance of such third-party applications. M Health Fairview does not operate, control, or endorse any information, products, or services provided by third parties, including without limitation, third party applications. Use of third-party applications is strictly at your own risk including, but not limited to, any risks associated with viruses, worms, Trojan horses, malware or other harmful or disabling code. You are solely responsible for any sharing of your MHF App content that you intentionally or unintentionally communicate to others, including to and through any third-party or third-party application.
Protecting children’s privacy
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children.
M Health Fairview reserves the right to modify the terms of this policy, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. If we make significant changes, we will post a prominent message in our app.
If you have a question or concern regarding your privacy, please contact M Health Fairview’s Privacy Office using the contact info below:
1700 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55104