UMP Plus – Puget Sound High Value Network Privacy Policy

UMP Plus – Puget Sound High Value Network participating organizations (Edmonds Family Medicine, EvergreenHealth Partners, MultiCare Connected Care, Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Children’s and Virginia Mason) respect the privacy of our patients and website users.

If you don’t find your question and/or concern addressed here, feel free to contact us by email at

Privacy Policy Guiding Principles

Any information that you submit to us through this website – whether through a registration form, email, etc. – will be used exclusively by UMP Plus – Puget Sound High Value Network (UMP Plus – PSHVN) or third parties, like Regence, performing services for UMP Plus – PSHVN.

We will use your personally identifiable information only for the specific reason for which you submitted it, (e.g., emailing us with a question about UMP Plus – PSHVN).

We will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information, including encryption with SSL technology, when appropriate.

You will generally only receive email with information you requested or as confirmation of information you submitted (e.g., confirmation that an email you sent with a question was received).

UMP Plus – PSHVN will use overall demographic data of our web users to improve the site and enhance services. These demographic trends will not be traceable to an individual’s personal information.

Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use

UMP Plus – PSHVN is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. It will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement, except to third-party vendors and agents in support of UMP Plus – PSHVN’s activities (e.g., Regence). UMP Plus – PSHVN does not commercially sell any customer lists or email addresses. UMP Plus – PSHVN may, however, disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on UMP Plus – PSHVN; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of UMP Plus – PSHVN, the website, or the users; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of UMP Plus – PSHVN, the website or the public.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information while visiting the UMP Plus – PSHVN website. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. Cookies can also enable UMP Plus – PSHVN to track and target the interests of visitors to further develop the website. UMP Plus – PSHVN does not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie.

Collection of Anonymous Information

In addition to the use of personal information, UMP Plus – PSHVN may also gather anonymous information, which may be used by UMP Plus – PSHVN or shared with third parties (e.g., Regence). Generally this information is collected through ‘traffic data’ and may entail the use of cookies and IP (Internet Protocol) addresses. UMP Plus – PSHVN uses such traffic data to help determine how visitors use parts of the website so it can analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to create a better experience for website visitors. IP addresses and other traffic data are not linked to personally identifiable information.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that UMP Plus – PSHVN is not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites. UMP Plus – PSHVN is not responsible for content provided on these sites or for the validity of content on these site. We encourage visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Security Policy

UMP Plus – PSHVN exercises care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Personal information collected by the UMP Plus – PSHVN website is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. Only those workforce members who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access.


UMP Plus – PSHVN may change its ownership or corporate organization while providing the website and services. As a result, please be aware that UMP Plus – PSHVN may transfer your information to another company that is affiliated with UMP Plus – PSHVN or with which UMP Plus – PSHVN has merged. Any new company will also follow this privacy policy.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of the UMP Plus – PSHVN privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the UMP Plus – PSHVN website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Notification of Changes

If UMP Plus – PSHVN decides to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. We do, however, recommend that you read this privacy policy each time you use our website for notice of changes to the privacy policy.

Opt-Out Procedures
You always may opt-out of receiving future contacts or mailings. UMP Plus – PSHVN provides you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about you. To remove your personally identifiable information from our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service, please email us at with the word 'Remove' in the subject line.  


Questions regarding this privacy policy should be emailed to UMP Plus – PSHVN at