Dartmouth-Hitchcock ("D-H") has created this internet site to provide information and resources for patients, visitors, family members, health care professionals, and other interested parties.

We track and log visitors to our website via an automatic monitoring program. This program informs us what time you visit our website and what pages(s) you access, and what, if any, words you type when utilizing our search mechanism. D-H is also able to log the IP addresses of visitors to the website and use this information to both track user visits and technically administer the website and diagnose network and other problems.

Some sections of this website use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you email us, respond to a survey, join our myD-H service, or subscribe to one or more of our online publications or email newsletters, your email identifier name and email address will be stored in our database. Although we have taken steps to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personally-identifiable information that you may provide via email, please understand that electronic transmissions via the Internet are not necessarily secure from interception and so we cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of such transmissions. Please see our Notice of Privacy Practices for additional information.

Please do not provide any health information, confidential or otherwise, about yourself, your family, or any other person known to you, via email unless you are utilizing the myD-H service to which you have subscribed and are aware of and abide by its rules and regulations.

We do not share, sell, or rent email identity name or email or physical address information with any other partners, vendors, affiliates, or members of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, or with any organization, partnership, committee or company.