Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

 

Effective Date: August 1, 2011

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PLASTIC SURGERY ASSOCIATESS PLASTIC SURGERY ASSOCIATES OF MONTGOMERY, P.C.

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose medical information. For each category of uses or disclosures, we will elaborate on the meaning and provide more specific examples, if you request. Not every use or disclosure in a category will be listed. However, all of the ways we are permitted to use and disclose information will fall within one of the categories. For Payment. We may use and disclose medical information about you so that the treatment and services you receive at Plastic Surgery Associates may be billed to and payment may be collected from you, an insurance company or a third party. For example: we may disclose your record to an insurance company, so that we can get paid for treating you. For Treatment.We may use medical information about you to provide you with medical treatment or services. We may disclose medical information about you to doctors, nurses, technicians, medical students, or other personnel who are involved in taking care of you at Plastic Surgery Associates or the hospital. For example, we may disclose medical information about you to people outside Plastic Surgery Associates who may be involved in your medical care, such as family members, clergy or other persons that are part of your care. For Health Care Operations.We may use and disclose medical information about you for health care operations. These uses and disclosures are necessary to run Plastic Surgery Associates and ensure that all of our patients receive quality care. We may also disclose information to doctors, nurses, technicians, medical students, and other Plastic Surgery Associates personnel for review and learning purposes. For example, we may review your record to assist our quality improvement efforts. WHO WILL FOLLOW THIS NOTICE. This notice describes Plastic Surgery Associates policies and procedures and that of any health care professional authorized to enter information into your medical chart, any member of a volunteer group which we allow to help you, as well as all employees, staff and other Plastic Surgery Associates personnel. POLICY REGARDING THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We create a record of the care and services you receive at Plastic Surgery Associates. We need this record in order to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by Plastic Surgery Associates, whether made by Plastic Surgery Associates personnel or by your personal doctor. The law requires us to: make sure that medical information that identifies you is kept private; give you this notice of our legal duties and privacy with respect to medical information about you; and to follow the terms of the notice that is currently in effect. Other ways we may use or disclose your protected healthcare information include: appointment reminders; fundraising/marketing activities (if you do not want Plastic Surgery Associates to contact you for fundraising/marketing efforts, you must notify in writing); as required by law; for health-related benefits and services; to individuals involved in your care or payment for your care; research; to avert a serious threat to health or safety; and for treatment alternatives. Other uses and disclosures of your personal information could include disclosure to, or for: coroners, medical examiners and funeral directors; health oversight activities; inmates; law enforcement; lawsuits and disputes; military and veterans; national security and intelligence activities; organ and tissue donation; protective services for the President and others; public health risks; and worker’s compensation.

NOTICE OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS You have the following rights regarding medical information we maintain about you: Right to a Paper Copy of this Notice. You have the right to a paper copy of this notice. You may ask us to give you a copy of this notice at any time. Right to Inspect and Copy. You have the right to inspect and copy medical information that may be used to make decisions about your care. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain very limited circumstances. Right to Amend. If you feel that medical information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend the information. You have the right to request an amendment for as long as the information is kept by, or for, Plastic Surgery Associates. To request an amendment, your request must be made in writing and submitted to the Privacy Officer and you must provide a reason that supports your request. We may deny your request for an amendment. Right to Request Restrictions. You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the medical information we use or disclose about you for treatment, payment or health care operations. You also have the right to request a limit on the medical information we disclose about you to someone who is involved in your care or the payment for your care, like a family member or friend. We are not required to agree to your request. If we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the information is needed to provide you emergency treatment. To request restrictions, you must make your request in writing to the Privacy Officer. Right to Request Confidential Communications. You have the right to request that we communicate with you about medical matters in a certain way or at a certain location. You must make your request in writing and you must specify how or where you wish to be contacted. Right to an Accounting of Disclosures. You have the right to request an “accounting of disclosures.” This is a list of the disclosures we made of medical information about you. To request this list or accounting of disclosures, you must submit your request in writing to the Privacy Officer. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE. We reserve the right to change this notice. We will post a copy of the current notice in the Plastic Surgery Associates waiting room. COMPLAINTS. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with Plastic Surgery Associates or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with Plastic Surgery Associates, contact Janet B. Rosin, Administrator at 334-551-1008. All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint. OTHER USES OF MEDICAL INFORMATION. Other uses and disclosures of medical information not covered by this notice or the laws that apply to use will be made only with your written authorization. If you provide us permission to use or disclose medical information about you, you may revoke that permission, in writing, at any time. If you have any questions about this notice or would like to receive a more detailed explanation, please contact our Privacy Officer, Janet B. Rosin.


Digital Privacy Policy
What We Collect

We may collect the following information:
•name
•contact information including email address
•demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
•other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section below.
What we do with the information we gather:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
•Internal record keeping.
•We may use the information to improve our products and services.
•We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
•From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security:

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies:

Plastic Surgery Associates of Montgomery’s (www.psaom.com) website uses cookies, tracking pixels and related technologies. Cookies are small data files that are served by our platform and stored on your device. Our site uses cookies dropped by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Also, cookies may also be used to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information:

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
•if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at janet@psaom.com

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Plastic Surgery Associates of Montgomery attn: Janet Rosin at 6727 Taylor Court | Montgomery, AL 36117.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

List of cookies we collect:

_adroll – Specifically, the AdRoll cookie we serve through the AdRoll platform for this purpose is named “__adroll”. This cookie drops based on implementation.

PHPSESSID – To identify your unique session on the website. Session.

__stacxiommap – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__stamap – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__stdlxmap – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__stgmap – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__stid – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__unam – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

__uset – These cookies are usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. 1 week

wordfence_verifiedHuman – Security cookie. Session.

wp-settings-1 – WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. 1 year.

wp-settings-time-1 -WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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