Your Personal Information
Information that you voluntarily provide to us through our optional online feedback form is used to help enhance our website. It may be used internally by the County of San Mateo employees and contractors for that purpose alone, although it may be disclosed to third parties if doing so is required by law.
Traffic Analysis and Security
We do analyze user traffic patterns on our website automatically through your browser. This information includes the IP address of your computer or network, current date, current time, your browser and operating system, the page(s) you visited on our website, and the referring page (page that you came from). At times, we may track the keywords entered into our search engines from all users to find out which topics are popular although we don't keep track of specific words that any one user enters.
We only use this information to measure server performance, to improve the content on our website, and to guarantee a high level of security for all users. Unauthorized attempts to upload or modify information in any way are forbidden. Users who are visiting the San Mateo County Health System website are also expressly consenting to this monitoring of network traffic.
External Link Policies
The San Mateo County Health System uses link and search capabilities to navigate public information posted on the Internet. The privacy policies here do not necessarily apply to those websites. You may either contact them or read their Privacy Policies or Statements to find out what their data collection and distribution polices are.