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Website Privacy

The following Internet Privacy Notice applies only to the User’s communication, interaction or use of the Okeechobee Healthcare Facility (OHCF) website and email. Nothing in this Internet Privacy Notice should be construed to be applicable to any User’s or Resident’s Personal Health Information. The Personal Health Information Notice is a separate notice and can be obtained from the Okeechobee Health Care Facility Privacy Officer. Users of this website should never submit Personal Health Information via this website.

OHCF is committed to protecting your privacy and making it easier and more efficient for individuals and businesses to interact with the organization. We recognize that is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy is protected when they visit okeechobeehealthcare.com. You can travel through most of our website – okeechobeehealthcare.com – without giving us any information about yourself. Sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this commitment of privacy explains our online information practices.

OHCF does not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail, or by completing an online contact form, which is then emailed to Okeechobee Healthcare Facility.

This policy is consistent with the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act, the Freedom of Information Law, and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.

Information Collected Automatically When You Visit

When visiting any of our websites, web pages, servers or hosts of okeechobeehealthcare.com, the servers automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet Protocol address of the computer that accessed our Web site
  2. The type of browser, its version and the operating system on which that browser is running
  3. The Web page from which the user accessed the current Web page
  4. The date and time of the user’s request
  5. The pages that were visited and the amount of time spent at each page.
  6. The referral site and/or search terms which brought you to our site
  7. Other information as may be necessary to the management and marketing of our sites

None of the above mentioned information is deemed to constitute personal information by the Internet Privacy and Security Act. The information that is collected automatically is used to improve okeechobeehealthcare.com’s content and to help our organization understand how users are interacting with our Web site. This information is collected for statistical analysis and to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and our organization is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from okeechobeehealthcare.com for commercial marketing purposes.


Okeechobee Healthcare Facility (OHCF) will make every attempt to insure that the information provided on its family of Web sites is accurate. However, there may be times when the information provided online is incorrect or out of date. We encourage you to use the Website with this in mind. Please contact the appropriate department or administrative office if you have questions about the content of a specific section of the OHCF Web site.

Authorized Use

The OHCF Web site is designed to provide information about our organization, its services, and links to specific external sites. Users may not print, reproduce, retrieve or use the information and images contained in these OHCF Web pages without express written consent from Okeechobee Healthcare Facility.

OHCF is not responsible for the content of any external web sites linked to from the main OHCF Web site, or from any of our family of websites.

Copyright & Intellectual Property

Unless stated otherwise, all text and images on the OHCF Web site are copyrighted, officially licensed, and/or trademarked by Okeechobee Healthcare Facility, Okeechobee, Florida. All rights are reserved. If you have any questions, please contact Okeechobee Healthcare Facility.

Contacting OHCF

When you contact Okeechobee Healthcare through e-mail or online contact forms, the contents of your communication will be collected. The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information included in the message. Your e-mail address and the information included in your message will be used to respond to you. Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial purposes and our organization is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose your e-mail address for commercial purposes.

Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Web Site

The collection of information through okeechobeehealthcare.com and the disclosure of that information are subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act. OHCF will only disclose personal information if the user has consented to the disclosure of such personal information.

OHCF may collect or disclose personal information without consent if the collection or disclosure is:

  1. made pursuant to a court order or by law:
  2. for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or
  3. information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.

Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through okeechobeehealthcare.com is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.

OHCF may disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to OHCF’s information technology assets.

Information that is collected on this Web site is submitted from the user and will not be used for any other purpose than what it was intended for, except for the exceptions stated above. Questions regarding our Internet Privacy Policy should be directed to the Okeechobee Healthcare Facility.

Disclaimer -The information provided in this privacy policy should not be construed as giving business, legal or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided through okeechobeehealthcare.com.