What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website, or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookie, some features may be disabled. It won’t affect the user’s experience, but will make your site experience less efficient and some of our services may not function properly.
However, you can still place orders.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adw... use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie), or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information:
- By emailing us
- By calling us
- By logging in to their account
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
- Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in site notification
- Within 7 business days
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred
To be accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
- NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
- Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can
- Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT OUR CLIENTS MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW OUR CLIENTS CAN GET ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU
CAN GET ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
obligation to maintain all medical information in the strictest of confidence. Our practice cannot release information without
your written consent, including conversations, reminder calls, test results, and other confidential issues. Patient information
about health care is identified as “PHI” or protected health information. This new policy requires that you, the patient, identify
at the time of registration with us specific direction about release of information. You can change this information at any time
with either written notification or verbal notification, followed up in writing.
II. Your protected health information (PHI) is a part of your medical care, and can be used or disclosed as follows:
•For your treatment in this practice and other locations under the immediate care needs. This may include information related
to medical clearances, office services, lab/ diagnostic test results, or services related to hospital care.
•For obtaining payment for treatment with your identified health care program. This would include any documentation related
to this care including history forms, progress notes or operative notes, and financing.
•For operation of this practice, accounting and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
•Appointment reminders in the form of emails, phone calls, or text messages to the information you have provided on your
•Disclosure to your family and friends concerning any related health care information with your approval on the registration
form which can be modified at any time orally, followed by written consent.
•Consent is not required for emergency care and treatment. An emergency is identified as a medical condition that in the
judgment of the physician requires information for care on your behalf.
Certain disclosures can be made without your consent, and they are as follows:
•Disclosure required by the government or law enforcement agencies.
•Information used for health care oversight, such as a site review by OSHA, DEA, or a government audit.
III. Your rights for your health information include: The right to request limits on the uses and disclosure at registration or anytime
during your care. The right to choose how we send this information to you, including an alternate address. The right to see and
obtain copies of your PHI (there may be copy and postage fees). The right to get a listing of who we have made disclosure to
about your PHI. The right to correct your file through an amendment process if appropriate.
IV. This practice reserves the right to modify or change this Privacy Statement and process at any time. Revision to the Notice will be
available upon request by contacting the office. The changes will be effective retroactively to the initial date of the Privacy
Notice. An updated Privacy Notice will be posted in the office within 60 days of the revision.
V. If you have a concern or complaint about how your protected health information is being used, from this time forward you should
first contact our Practice Administrator at our Business office to resolve your concern.
Office of Civil Rights – Regional Manager
Department of Health & Human Services
233 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60601
Office of Civil Rights – Regional Manager Department of Health & Human Services 233 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 240 Chicago, IL 60601
Last Edited on 2020-05-29