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The Thomas Jefferson University web site, its contents and programs, is provided for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice nor is it intended to create any physician-patient relationship. Please remember that this information should not substitute for a visit or a consultation with a health care provider. The views or opinions expressed in the resources provided do not necessarily reflect those of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, or the Jefferson Health System or staff.

Privacy Statement

Thomas Jefferson University has created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to online privacy. It discloses our information-gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.

You may visit our Web site without submitting any information about yourself. For each visitor to our Web site, our Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor's IP address. We do collect aggregate information on what pages are visited in order to assess and improve the content of our Web site. We will not, however, set any "cookies" to track visitor's identification or use of the site without prior notification. Our Web site may log the IP addresses of visitors, but only to administer the site and diagnose problems with our server. IP addresses are not used to identify individuals. 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 our site.


If you send us email or subscribe to one of our online publications, you will be asked to submit information about yourself. We will use this information to reply to your message or forward the requested material. We do not share this information with any other partners, affiliates, vendors, members of the Jefferson Health System, or other organizations.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for their privacy practices or content. Please note that Thomas Jefferson University will not respond to any question concerning a specific medical or health condition. If you submit such a request you will receive a standard response that you should consult with your own health care professional. Of course, we will not intentionally share the content of this type of an email with any third party. Due to the nature of electronic communications, however, we cannot and do not provide any assurances that the contents of your email will not become known or accessible to third parties. WE URGE YOU NOT TO PROVIDE ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU OR YOUR HEALTH TO US VIA ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION. If you do so, it is at your own risk.

If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes.