Like most standard web servers, we may use log files and outside services to collect certain usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to this website. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. If we use such data at all, it will be on an aggregate basis, and we will not disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally. No personally identifiable information is collected in this process. We do not employ cookies. Our objective is to monitor the quality of the user experiences on our websites. IP addresses and other log information are not linked to personally identifiable information.
If you voluntarily submit information to our websites, for example, in a request for general information, we may record and use any personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address, for reasonable business purposes including, but not limited to, fulfilling your request. We will not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose without your permission.
We may use internal service providers to operate our websites and employ other persons to perform work on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and e-mail. These persons may have access to the personally identifiable information you submit through the website, but only for the purpose of performing their duties. These persons may not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We will not sell, share, or rent collected information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy.
We will not provide any personally identifiable information to any other persons, except if we are required to make disclosures to the government or private parties by law enforcement authorities or in connection with a lawsuit, subpoena or other court order, investigation or similar proceeding. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any such information in those circumstances.
We maintain reasonable precautions designed to ensure the security of personal information covered by this Policy, and to protect such personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorized access, alteration, destruction or disclosure. Although we make every effort to ensure security of such information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Any person using this website is permitted to copy and print individual website pages for non-commercial purposes. Users may also copy or print minimal copies of any research or reports posted on the site solely for informational, non-commercial use. These copies must not alter the original website content, including all legal notices and legends. Our prior permission is required for (i) any commercial use of materials on this website; (ii) making more than minimal copies of website materials; and (iii) copying large portions of our website, such as by bots, robots or spiders that "harvest" the website. If you seek permission for such use of our website, please contact us.
We do not permit others to frame this website or any portion thereof.
All content included on this website, such as graphics, logos, articles and other materials, is the property of our organization or others and is protected by copyright and other laws. All trademarks and logos displayed on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with our organization.
As our website indicates, we welcome your questions about us. Please be advised that any comments, suggestions, ideas or other information that you send to us through our website will not be treated as confidential, and that we will own and have the right to use them as we choose, without payment to you.
This website and the information contained in it is intended to provide general information on a particular subject or subjects and is not an exhaustive treatment of such subjects. Among other subjects, our websites may include general information regarding medical conditions and their treatment. This information is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide professional advice or meant to be a substitute for advice from a doctor. Patients should not use the information contained in this website to diagnose any health care issue or disease. Patients should consult with their doctor for medical advice, diagnosis and treatment.
Due to the global nature of the Internet, this website may be accessed by users in countries other than the United States. We make no warranties that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in such locations outside of the United States. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations.
We are not responsible for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special or consequential damages, that result from your use of (or inability to use) this website, including any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. You acknowledge that we provide the contents of this website on an "as is" basis, and that we make no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind regarding this website. Your use of this website and use or reliance upon any of the materials on it is solely at your own risk. We make no representations or warranties as to the merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or completeness of the information available on this website.
Effective Date of Policy: June 2012