Privacy Policy

Website

Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. Through this website, Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute may place a “cookie” in the browser files of a user’s computer. A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit to help the website remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, although it will enable us to manage banner advertisements presented to the user. This information will not be sold or rented to third parties.

We use the aggregated information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To improve the content and design of our website
  • To enable our audit bureau to verify our claims of traffic to the website

All email mailing lists provide the names and addresses of people who voluntarily provided that information to us. We collect those email addresses for exclusive use, including but not limited to promoting our products and services, conducting surveys, and consulting with website users. If you do not wish to receive an email from us in the future, contact us and we will remove you from the list.

Social Media

Please remember, comments published on social media are public. For your privacy, avoid posting detailed personal medical information. The views and opinions expressed in comments on social media are strictly those of the author(s) and in no way represent those of Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute. We assume no liability for the information therein and extend no implied or expressed warranty or guarantee of accuracy.

We encourage community engagement on our social media pages and welcome all kinds of questions and opinions. We do not pre-moderate comments; however, we do reserve the right to delete or censor comments that meet the following criteria:

  • Abusive, violent or patently offensive
  • Contains ad hominem attacks
  • Promotes hate of any kind
  • Uses foul, profane or derogatory language
  • Contains solicitations for other websites or spam
  • Reported as abuse
  • Off-topic
  • Posted using an alias or pseudonym
  • Violates an individual’s medical privacy (either the commenter or someone else)

While we will do our best to respond to comments, we cannot respond to every comment, particularly those that deal with individual medical cases and issues. We thank you for your interest in our hospital and look forward to an ongoing discussion about what’s important to you and us: superior orthopedic care.