WellCard is committed to providing its members with high-quality healthcare options
while protecting member privacy and developing technology that gives members the
most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the
WellCard website and governs data collection and usage. By using the WellCard website,
you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
WellCard collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address,
name, home or work address, and/or telephone number. WellCard also collects anonymous
demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by WellCard. This information can include your IP address, browser type,
domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is
used by WellCard for the operation of the service, in order to maintain quality
of the serviceand provide general statistics regarding use of the WellCard website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through WellCard public message boards, this information
may be collected and used by others. Note: WellCard does not read any of your private
WellCard encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose
to link to from WellCard so that you can understand how those websites collect,
use and share your information. WellCard is not responsible for the privacy statements
or other content on websites outside of the WellCard and WellCard family of websites.
WellCard collects and uses your personal information to operate the WellCard website
and deliver the services you have requested. WellCard also uses your personally
identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from
WellCard and its affiliates. WellCard may also contact you via surveys to conduct
research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that
may be offered.
WellCard does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. WellCard
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, and telephone number—is
not transferred to the third party. In addition, WellCard may share data with trusted
partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you e-mail 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 WellCard, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
WellCard does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race,
religion, or political affiliations without your explicit consent.
WellCard keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within WellCard,
in order to determine what WellCard services are the most popular. This data is
used to deliver customized content and advertising within WellCard to customers
whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
WellCard websites 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
WellCard or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of WellCard;
or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of
WellCard, or the public.
The WellCard website 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 WellCard pages or register with
WellCard site or services, a cookie helps WellCard 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 WellCard website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved,
so you can easily use the WellCard 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 WellCard services or websites you visit.
WellCard secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
WellCard secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer
servers in a controlled and secure environment, protected from unauthorized access,
use, or disclosure. When personal information such as a credit card number is transmitted
to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
WellCard will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and
customer feedback. WellCard encourages you to periodically review this Statement
to be informed of how WellCard is protecting your information.
WellCard welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe
that WellCard has not adhered to this Statement, please contact WellCard at webmaster@WellCard.com.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the