Welcome to the Weill Cornell Medicine (“We”, “WCM”) system of web sites (“the WCM Web”). These are our terms and conditions (“Terms”) for using the WCM Web, which includes weill.cornell.edu, weillcornell.org, and all sites that are accessed via a subdomain of either of the previously listed domains (site.weill.cornell.edu or site.weillcornell.org). These Terms apply to all visitors or users (“You”) of the WCM Web, and your use indicates that you agree to be bound by these terms. If you disagree with any part of these terms, then do not access the WCM Web.
Data Collection & Sharing
Through your use of the WCM Web, you may choose to submit personal information (such as name, address, email, or phone number) to WCM relating to our services and programs. This information is typically used by Weill Cornell Medicine staff to help us deliver you services, such as contacting you about an appointment request. By submitting this information, you grant Weill Cornell Medicine the right to store and utilize the information to provide you the services requested.
In some instances, Weill Cornell Medicine will work with third party providers to help deliver related services. These functions include but are not limited to:
- Delivery of publications, such as Weill Cornell Medicine Magazine
- Transmission of newsletters
- Requests to complete surveys
- Invitation to events and fundraising functions
- Appeals for donations
In these relationships, Weill Cornell Medicine does not grant rights to the providers for your information to be sold or re-used in any manner not approved by Weill Cornell Medicine. We require all such vendors to destroy any data provided after a project has been completed, and does not allow for retention or re-use of that data.
You may opt out of this sharing through the details below.
Through your use of the WCM Web, we may ask your browser to accept “cookies” (small tracking identifiers retained by the browser) related to our sites. Cookies may be set for the following functions:
- Strictly necessary cookies, such as those that might associate your browser with an authenticated session to an application. These may not be opted out of.
- Analytics cookies, used to help us anonymously track web site traffic and performance in aggregate. These cookies may include:
- Google Analytics (opt-out information)
- Marketing cookies, used to help us anonymously track advertising campaign effectiveness and provide relevant ads to visitors when on third party websites. These cookies may include:
These terms are separate from the Weill Cornell Notice of Privacy Practices. These practices cover the ways we may use and disclose medical information about you.
Third Party Web Sites
We may offer links to related medical Web sites either not part of the WCM Web or that are not managed by WCM. These links are for informational purposes only. WCM does not endorse and has not verified the accuracy of the information on these sites, and you should not rely on any of the information found on these web sites for purposes of treatment or diagnosis.
Weill Cornell Medicine does not accept paid placement of third party web content or advertising, or unsolicited content submissions, under any circumstances.
Copyrights, Trademarks, Ownership of Content, DCMA
Unless otherwise noted, all site content is copyrighted by Weill Cornell Medicine.
The "Weill Cornell Medicine" name, logo, seal, and "Care. Discover. Teach." descriptor are registered trademarks of Cornell University. All rights reserved.
For information about reporting copyright violations, please review WCM IT Policy 11.07, Copyright Infringement Policy.
The medical information on the WCM web is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.
Please consult your health care provider, or contact WCM for an appointment, before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. WCM expressly disclaims responsibility, and shall have no liability, for any damages, loss, injury, or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of your reliance on the information contained in this site. WCM does not endorse specifically any test, treatment, or procedure mentioned on the WCM web.
Changes to This Policy
To be removed from WCM fundraising and development communications, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For issues relating to patient privacy, please contact email@example.com.
v. 1.0 (December 27th, 2016) – Initial release.