Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy.

What information do we collect?

When you visit the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care (SDFMC) web site (, we will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. For example, if you register for a training event, we will ask you to provide detailed contact information. This information may include your e-mail address, name, home or work address business name or telephone number; and other additional information so we can best respond to your request. You are not required to provide this information and may visit our site anonymously.

SDFMC and our Internet Service Provider (ISP) also utilize analytic programs that collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: IP address, date and time of visit, browser type, domain names, referring Web site location of visitors machine (by state and city only) and pages visited. Most Web sites collect these statistics to better understand their site visitors and make improvements to better the user experience. SDFMC does not share or transmit this information to any other party or organization.

SDFMC recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of healthcare information. We caution anyone from transmitting such information via standard Internet e-mail, or submitting this information through forms on our Web site because we cannot guarantee confidentiality or privacy of any healthcare information transmitted across the World Wide Web.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Your Web browser may alert you or permit you to refuse, disable or delete cookies. You do not need to have cookies enabled to view content on this Web site

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally-identifiable information collected on our website to outside parties.

How do we address third-party links?

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include links to other Web sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Does this policy apply to online and offline information?

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our Web site and not to information collected off-line.

How do I consent to the privacy policy?

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

How will I be notified of changes to your privacy policy?

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

All rights reserved. All information on this site is provided as a public service only and should not be relied upon as medical or legal advice. SDFMC shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the use of or reliance upon information supplied herein. Any trademarks or trade names used on this site are the property of the respective owners. Any links to other organizations contained on this site are for informational purposes only and do not imply endorsement by SDFMC. The information included in this site was obtained through work performed under a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy.

SDFMC recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of healthcare information. We caution anyone from transmitting such information via standard Internet e-mail because we cannot guarantee confidentiality or privacy of any health care information.

Who can I contact with questions about the privacy policy?

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care
2600 W. 49th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Revised January 25, 2012