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Southcoast Philanthropy Privacy Policy

Read the Privacy Statement for Southcoast Hospitals Group

Southcoast Health System is completely committed to protecting your privacy. We assure you that when you are requested to provide identifiable information on our Website that it will only be used to support your customer/patient relationship with Southcoast.

Southcoast values and respects all individuals and organizations seeking to donate time, money or resources. We understand you may be concerned about privacy issues that surround the use of the Internet.


We do not disclose your personal information unless you provide to us a specific written consent or we are required by law. Be assured we do not sell, rent, lease or share your personal information with any individual, group or company outside Southcoast.

Your Personal Information

Your personal information stored on Southcoast's records systems, including all patient, donor and billing information, are secured, stored on a completely separate network and are unavailable to Web users.

We do not use or disclose your personal information, such as your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number, to any outside companies or organizations.

We may specifically ask for information about you - such as name, address, phone number, e-mail address, billing information - when you make donations or wish to volunteer. This information will be used solely for the purposes of completing your donation or locating the volunteer opportunity you are seeking.


Southcoast's site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. High level encryption ensures protection when providing sensitive data such as credit card information and forms that request personal information. We have also put in place managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and all employees sign and agree to abide by confidentiality policies.

Southcoast uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to keep your personal information as secure as possible. Southcoast helps to protect your information by working with partners that provide a secure and safe environment for credit card donations.

We are registered with Verisign as a certified SSL site.

Our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes prominently so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

If you have questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us by e-mail at


Southcoast Health System
External Affairs
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

Southcoast is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services.

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