Financial Privacy Rule Notice
Social Security Number Protection Policy
This policy does not apply to information collected through other means such as by telephone or in person, although that information may be protected by other privacy policies. As used in this policy, terms such as âweâ or âourâ and âCompanyâ refer to Optum and its current and future affiliated entities, including our parent company UnitedHealth Group.
This website is intended for a United States audience. Any information you provide, including any personal information, will be transferred to and processed by a computer server located within the United States.
Cookies and Tracking
You may disable cookies and similar items by adjusting your browser preferences at any time; however, this may limit your ability to take advantage of all the features on this website. You may also manage the use of âflashâ technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website. Note that we do not currently respond to web browser âDo Not Trackâ signals that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information about online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services because, among other reasons, there is no common definition of such signals and no industry-accepted standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
We use Adobe to gather analytics information from our website visitors such as which pages are visited and how often they are visited, and to enable certain features on this website. Information is captured using various technologies and may include cookies. You may opt-out of this data aggregation and analysis about your visit to this site by Adobe by clicking on this link.
We may use and disclose your activity information unless restricted by this policy or by law. Some examples of the ways we use your activity information include:
Your Personal Information
We may use personal information for a number of purposes such as:
We may use personal information to contact you through any contact information you provide through this website, including any email address, telephone number, cell phone number, text message number, or fax number. Please see the section below titled âOur Online Communications Practices.â
We may also share personal information within the Company, and we may combine personal information that you provide us through this website with other information we have received from you, whether online or offline, or from other sources such as from our vendors. For example, if you have purchased a product or service from us, we may combine personal information you provide through this website with information regarding your receipt of the product or service.
Sharing Personal Information
We may share personal information if all or part of the Company is sold, merged, dissolved, acquired, or in a similar transaction.
We may share personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting activities that are illegal, violate our rules, or may be harmful to other visitors.
If you submit information or a posting to a chat room, bulletin board, or similar "chat" related portion of this website, the information you submit along with your screen name will be visible to all visitors, and such visitors may share with others. Therefore, please be thoughtful in what you write and understand that this information may become public.
We may also share personal information with other third party companies that we collaborate with or hire to perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire a company to help us send and manage email, and we might provide the company with your email address and certain other information in order for them to send you an email message on our behalf. Similarly, we may hire companies to host or operate some of our websites and related computers and software applications.
This website may permit you to view your visitor profile and related personal information and to request changes to such information. If this function is available, we will include a link on this website with a heading such as âMy Profileâ or similar words. Clicking on the link will take you to a page through which you may review your visitor profile and related personal information.
Website and Information Security
Our Online Communication Practices
Information for Children Under 13
Stay safe online
Learn about what you can do to protect your personal information online at www.staysafeonline.org. Created by the National Cyber Security Alliance, the educational site is a collaborative effort among experts in the security, nonprofit, academic and government fields.