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What Personal Information does TopSurgeonStats LLC collect?
TopSurgeonStats LLC collects several types of Personal Information: personally identifying information that cannot be traced back to You; personally identifying information that can be traced back to You; and personally identifying information that can be traced back to You and that includes or is linked or associated with health-related information.
You can access and browse the Site at any time without providing Personal Information that can be traced back to You.
To use some of its services and access certain areas of the Site, You must provide Personal Information that can be traced back to You, such as full name, street address and zip code, telephone number, e-mail, gender, date of birth, insurance coverage, social history and known health characteristics and medical needs. We collect this Personal Information that You voluntarily provide through the use of on-line data entry, survey, product purchase and registration forms. TopSurgeonStats LLC gathers most of this Personal Information from You during an initial voluntary User registration process for the Site. TopSurgeonStats LLC also occasionally asks You for Personal Information at other times, including when You complete optional survey forms, fill out optional contact forms for additional information on particular products and services or use a particular service. Accordingly, You can determine to a large extent what Personal Information You wish to submit on a voluntary basis to TopSurgeonStats LLC.
When You visit the Site, TopSurgeonStats LLC may also automatically collect with Cookies, and similar technology, Personal Information about Your use of the Site. This Personal Information cannot be traced back to You. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by Your web browser software on Your computer’s hard drive or temporarily in Your computer’s memory. TopSurgeonStats LLC also automatically collects the location of Your computer on the Internet, known as Your internet protocol address (“IP Address“), when You visit the Site.
What about the collection of Personal Information from children?
You must be 18 years of age or older to use the Site. If TopSurgeonStats LLC learns that it has received any Personal Information from anyone who is not at least age 18, We will delete that information from TopSurgeonStats LLC’ database.
Why does TopSurgeonStats LLC need Your Personal Information?
What should You know about Cookies?
To learn more about Cookies, please visit http://allaboutcookies.org/. Although most web browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies, if You prefer, You may decline the placement of a Cookie on Your hard drive by using the appropriate feature(s) of Your web browser software (if available) to delete the Cookie. But You should understand that certain areas within this Site may not function properly if the web browser will not accept Cookies.
Does TopSurgeonStats LLC disclose Your Personal Information to third parties?
How does TopSurgeonStats LLC use and disclose Your Protected Health Information?
TopSurgeonStats LLC’ use and disclosure of Your Protected Health Information is governed by HIPAA.
We may disclose your protected health information to your healthcare Provider. This means that TopSurgeonStats LLC may only use and disclose Your Protected Health Information on behalf of, or to provide services to, the Healthcare Provider for the purpose of obtaining patient feedback.
What does TopSurgeonStats LLC do to keep Your Personal Information and Protected Health Information Secure?
On this Site and within TopSurgeonStats LLC, We seek to use appropriate administrative, technical and physical security measures to reasonably safeguard Your Personal Information and Protected Health Information under Our control from unauthorized use, release or access. For example, TopSurgeonStats LLC grants access to any stored Personal Information and Protected Health Information only to authorized personnel. Moreover, when You register on-line or accesses Your account information through this Site, TopSurgeonStats LLC offers You the ability to use a secure server. The secure server encrypts all information that You input before it is sent to TopSurgeonStats LLC.
Please be advised, however, that although TopSurgeonStats LLC has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for its users, the confidentiality and security of any communication or material transmitted to or from TopSurgeonStats LLC via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure at any time. When disclosing any Personal Information or Protected Health Information, You should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without Your consent. Accordingly, You should consider carefully if You want to submit sensitive information that You would not want disclosed to the public and should recognize that Your use of the Internet and this Site is solely at Your risk. You, alone, are ultimately responsible for maintaining the secrecy for all Your Personal Information including Your Protected Health Information. TopSurgeonStats LLC has no responsibility or liability to anyone for the security of Your Protected Health Information or any of Your Personal Information transmitted via the Internet. TopSurgeonStats LLC urges all of its users to be careful and responsible whenever they are on-line.
If You have any reason to believe that Your interaction with TopSurgeonStats LLC through this Site is no longer secure, please immediately notify Us of this problem as described in the “Further questions or comments?” section below.
What should You know about external web sites?
Can You opt-out of TopSurgeonStats LLC’ use and disclosure of Your Personal Information?
As described in the “Why does TopSurgeonStats LLC need Your Personal Information?” section above, the collection, use and disclosure of Your Personal Information greatly assist TopSurgeonStats LLC in creating a more personalized, relevant and intelligent service for You. Without Your Personal Information, We could not deliver to You in the most beneficial way TopSurgeonStats LLC’ valuable content and services.
Please note that if You opt-out as described above, TopSurgeonStats LLC will not be able to remove Your Personal Information from the databases of Our affiliates or unaffiliated third parties with whom We have already shared Your Personal Information as of the date of Your opt-out request. Please also note that if You do opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages from Us, TopSurgeonStats LLC may still send administrative messages to You. You cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages from TopSurgeonStats LLC.
Do You have the ability to access, change or remove Your Personal Information?
If You wish to restrict the uses and disclosures of Your Protected Health Information, amend, or receive an accounting of the disclosures of Your Protected Health Information, then, You must do so through Your Healthcare Provider.
Further questions or comments?
Date Last Updated: July 1at, 2014