Children's Hospital Colorado Association ("Children's Hospital Colorado") website is designed for educational purposes only. Neither Children's Hospital Colorado nor its information contributors make any express or implied representations or warranties that the information contained is in every respect accurate, complete or current. Pediatric care is constantly improving and dealing with new challenges. New ideas, practices and research prompt continuous changes in our understanding and recommendations. However, the possibility of human error and changes in medical sciences prevent the authors and Children's Hospital Colorado from offering these pages as anything more than starting points for care decisions that parents, pediatricians, healthcare professionals and children must make together.
This information provided on Children's Hospital Colorado website is not a substitute for a professional relationship between a healthcare provider and a patient. The information provided on this website does not provide a diagnosis of a health condition or a recommendation for a course of treatment. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. If you are concerned about your health or that of a child, please consult your family's health provider immediately. Do not wait for a response from our professionals or delay seeking medical advice because of the information found on this website.
Children's Hospital Colorado website may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites. Children's Hospital Colorado takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial, monitoring or other control over those other sites and therefore does not assume any liability for those sites, their content or their privacy practices. Children's Hospital Colorado reserves the right to remove any link from this site for any or no reason. The existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to users of this site.
Certain areas of the site may allow for the posting or exchange of information among and between users. Users that submit or post information to this site grant Children's Hospital Colorado the authority and right to use any submission in any way, and by such submissions warrant and represent to Children's Hospital Colorado that such submissions are not in violation of United States copyright or other laws. In addition, Children's Hospital Colorado reserves the right to review, edit or delete any posting or information (including, without limitation, those that appear to be inappropriate for the intended purposes of this site).
All images, text, and other materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by Children's Hospital Colorado or other individuals or entities and are protected by United States copyright laws. Hospital photography copyright Children's Hospital Colorado, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP, Eckert and Eckert Photography and Basil Childers Photography. Any reproduction, retransmission, distribution or republication of all or part of any images, text programs, and other materials found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Children's Hospital Colorado or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent. All other rights reserved. This site is intended to be maintained in a manner consistent with United States copyright laws. Accordingly, users should not submit or post copyrighted material to this site unless the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to such submission.
All trademarks, service marks and logos referred to or appearing on this site are the property of their respective owners. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Children's Hospital Colorado appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without prior express written permission from Children's Hospital Colorado.
Children's Hospital Colorado cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.
For information about how Children's Hospital Colorado protects patient privacy, please review our Notice of Privacy Practices.
For each visitor to our website, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name, but not the e-mail address (where it is possible). We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our website unless you provide it. No personal information will be gathered unless you provide it.
We monitor site usage patterns in order to gather data that allows us to improve the experience we offer our web visitors. This monitoring may include session recording, cookie placement and tracking, click tracking, or requesting that an individual respond to a survey about their online experience.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.
A typical visit to our website does not require a user to submit personal information. However, if you decide to provide us your email address, enroll in a class, or subscribe to an online publication with your contact information, we will respond to you with the information you request and other information that we think might be of interest to you. Site visitors are able to opt out of additional communications on the enrollment form itself if they do not wish to be contacted other than in direct response to their request. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by contacting us using the information provided below.
In regard to Children's Hospital Colorado Continuing Medical Education (CME) program, Children's Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children's Hospital Colorado takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of the CME activity. Children's Hospital Colorado does keep your personal information confidential when you participate in a CME web-based program. Children's Hospital Colorado collects only the information necessary to provide you with the CME services that you request.
With respect to security, when we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, we redirect visitors to a secure server. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you.
We use a third party to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. The third party may also collect anonymous information about visits to our web site. This is primarily accomplished through the use of a technology device, commonly referred to as a Web beacon or an Action Tag, which we place on various web pages within our web site that allows the third party to collect anonymous information.
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Social Media: Our expectations and your responsibilities
Below are guidelines for our social media channels. We value our community's input and feedback, but we ask that you read and abide by the following rules:
Be respectful. You can disagree with a post or comment, but please be respectful. Comments that are disparaging, hurtful, profane, obscene, mention a staff member by first and last name, or are otherwise inappropriate will be removed.
Don’t spam us. Please don’t use this area to solicit business or promote a commercial product. Comments that are blatantly spam or advertising will be removed.
Stay on topic. Please keep your comments focused on the topic. If you have other questions or ideas for topics you would like to see covered, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Respect privacy. Any information posted here is public, so please do not post any personal information or private patient health information. Information that contains that type of information will be removed.
Comments are the views of individuals. Children’s Hospital Colorado does not endorse or assume liability for the comments posted by individuals.
We do not provide medical advice online. Please do not rely on information provided on our social channels instead of seeing a doctor, as this is not a substitute for seeing your healthcare provider. If you have specific questions about your condition, please contact your provider.
Remember that this is a public forum. By posting here, users give Children’s Colorado the right to use content for any purpose, such as fundraising, marketing and communications.
Follow the rules. Children’s Colorado reserves the right to remove any posts that don’t comply with these guidelines and/or are deemed inappropriate.