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RIC Privacy Policy

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (“RIC”) respects your personal privacy and is committed to adhering to federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines in order to protect you and your identity. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on this web site (the “Web Site”). This Privacy Policy applies only to this Web Site, not to any other third party sites that may be accessible from here.

After reading this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and is a part of this Web Site’s terms and conditions, you will know:

1. what information RIC collects from you;
2. how RIC uses your information;
3. what choices you have about how RIC treats your information;
4. how RIC protects your privacy;
5. what RIC does about children visiting this Web Site
6. how you can contact RIC.

Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy before using this Web Site or submitting information to us. Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of this Web Site is acceptance of such changes, so please check this area periodically for updates to this Privacy Policy.


Active Information Collection
Like many other web sites, we actively collect information from our visitors both by asking specific questions on this Web Site and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). Remember, if you send us an e-mail message, you provide us with your e-mail address.

Passive Information Collection
As you navigate through a web site, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means, such as navigational data collection. Like most web site operators, we may track IP addresses, use both session and persistent cookies, or assign Internet tags. Our system may also automatically gathers information about the areas you visit on this Web Site and collects operational information about the technology you use, such as your browser, type of computer, operating systems, and Internet service providers.

We passively collect information to understand what areas of this Web Site are most popular, which areas may require improvement, and what technologies are being used by our visitors. This information helps us to update and improve this Web Site. We also use this information for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.


RIC uses your personal information to enhance the operation of this Web Site and allow you to use all of its features. RIC may contact you about new features or products in which it believes you may be interested. RIC may disclose your personal information to the reputable vendors that assist us in processing information. These vendors are restricted from using the information for any purpose other than helping us to provide products and services. RIC may provide aggregate statistics about users of our Web Site, online traffic patterns and related information to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. RIC also will disclose any information that it is required to disclose by law or by an appropriate government authority.

Although RIC does not currently rent, sell, or otherwise share your information with third parties for purposes unrelated to this Web Site, it may do so in the future. If you do not want your information to be shared, you should contact us at the LIFE Center as described in Section 6.


We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanism to provide you with the following control over your information. If you do not wish us to collect cookies, you may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of this Web Site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

You should review this Privacy Policy carefully, because if you do not agree with our practices, your ultimate choice is not to use this Web Site. Remember, by using any part of this Web Site, you accept and agree to our privacy practices. If we update this Privacy Policy, your continued use of this Web Site (following the posting of the revised Privacy Policy) means that you accept and agree to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.


We work hard to protect your personal information. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases.

This Web Site contains links to other web sites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you. We cannot control these third party sites, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link and leave this Web Site, you do so at your own risk.


This Web Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from Web Site visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this Web Site, please contact us at:

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Main: 1.312.238.1000
TTD: 1.312.238.1059
Toll Free: 1.800.354.REHAB (7342)
WWW: http://www.rehabchicago.org

Contact RIC for information about admissions to the hospital, outpatient services, and patient information.

LIFE Center
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
345 E. Superior Street, First Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Telephone: 1.312.238.LIFE (5433)
Fax: 1.312.238.2860
E-mail: lifecenter@rehabchicago.org

Contact the LIFE Center for questions on how to find information about community and government resources and materials that are in the Center.
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Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
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Chicago IL 60611

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