Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

Terms of Use

Terms of Website Communication

Communications through our website or via email are not encrypted, which can create a risk to the privacy and security of those communications. For example, we cannot guarantee that the information you provide or that we send to you through email will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the internet or maintained in your email service. Emails you receive from us may contain personal information (including health information) that are not encrypted or otherwise secure. That information may be accessed by unauthorized third parties.

By checking this box, you acknowledge the risks above and agree to the following. You hereby request our practice to contact you by either phone or email using the information you provide and agree that any email we send you may not be encrypted or otherwise secure. You agree that we may include your personal information (including health information) in emails that we send to you or your representatives. You agree to assume any and all risks relating to our use of email to contact or communicate with you. You further agree to hold our practice, its doctors and affiliates, harmless from any liability arising from our use of email to contact or communicate with you and that you will not seek to hold us liable in the event any information in those emails is accessed or acquired by any unauthorized party. You agree that you have all necessary authority to agree to these obligations and to disclose the information you provide to us.

Terms of Use

AGREEMENT

These Terms of Use describe the terms and conditions applicable to your use of this website and any affiliated websites, (the "Online Services") operated by Skin Associates of South Florida, P.A. ("the Practice," "we," "our," or "us"). Your access to and use of the Online Services and the information, materials, products, and services available through the Online Services is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and to these Terms of Use, including any future modifications ("Agreement"). By accessing, browsing, or submitting information through the Online Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this Agreement, and that you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement and to abide by all applicable laws, you must discontinue use of the Online Services immediately. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, the Practice grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Online Services.

Your access to and use of the Online Services and the information, materials, products, and services available through the Online Services are subject to these Terms of Use. By accessing or using the Online Services, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not understand or agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Online Services.

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF USE

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, in our own discretion at any time. Modifications shall be effective immediately upon the linking of modified Terms of Use to the Online Services. You agree to comply with, and be bound by, any such modifications by continuing to use or access the Online Services after modified Terms of Use are posted to the Online Services.

PRIVACY POLICY

Our privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") is a part of these Terms of Use and is incorporated by reference. By accepting these Terms of Use you agree to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in the Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy is distinct from the Practice's Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") Notice of Privacy Practices which describes in detail overall how we use and disclose your individually identifiable health information. In the event of any inconsistency between the Privacy Policy or these Terms of Use and the Notice of Privacy Practices, the inconsistency will be resolved in favor of the Notice of Privacy Practices.

Click here to view the Privacy Policy.

AUTHORIZED USE

You represent and warrant that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use these Online Services in accordance with all terms and conditions herein. You agree to be financially responsible for all use of these Online Services. You agree not to assign, transfer or sublicense user rights pursuant to this Agreement.

Subject to your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms of Use, the Practice grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to view, access, use, download, and print selected portions of the Online Services and the materials thereon for your personal use only, provided that you do not republish that content and that you keep intact all copyright, trademarks, servicemarks, attributions, patent, and other proprietary notices. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use or otherwise allowed by the Practice, you may not use the Online Services for any commercial purpose.

You agree to comply with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to your use of the Online Services. You may not use the Online Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of the Practice or others.

By accessing or using the Online Services, you further agree that:

  • You will only use the Online Services for your sole, personal use and you will not resell them to a third party;
  • You will not copy or distribute the Online Services or other Online Services content;
  • You will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of any party;
  • You will not use the Online Services for any purpose in violation of local, state, federal or international laws;
  • You will not use the Online Services as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party;
  • You will not impersonate another person;
  • You will not post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by us in our sole discretion;
  • You will comply with all applicable third party terms of agreement when using the Services (e.g., your wireless data service agreement);
  • You will not try to harm the Online Services or impair the proper operation of the network in any way whatsoever; and
  • You will provide us with whatever proof of identity we may request.

We reserve the right to immediately terminate your use of the Online Services should you fail to comply with any of the foregoing rules.

You are free to establish a hypertext link to our Online Services so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your website or service by us or by our Services. However, you may not, without our prior written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of our Online Services, or incorporate into another website or other service any of our material, content or intellectual property.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY

All text, graphics, user interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code, and other materials contained on the Online Services (collectively, "Content") is owned, controlled, or licensed by the Practice, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent, and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and laws. No license to or right in any such Content is granted to or conferred upon you. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, you agree not to use, modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, license, rent, publicly display or perform, edit, adapt or create a derivative work of, in any manner, any Content or any other part of the Online Services, without the Practice's express prior written consent.

YOUR PROVISION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US

When you provide information about yourself to us, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current, and complete information about yourself; and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any such information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have the right to refuse any and all current or future use of the Online Services or any portion thereof.

ONLINE SERVICES FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY

The Online Services content, including but not limited to information about medical conditions and Practice services, provided by the Practice through the Online Services is for informational purposes only. Online Services Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You acknowledge and agree that the Practice has not represented that the Online Services Content has the ability to diagnose disease, prescribe treatment, or perform any other tasks that constitute the practice of medicine.

Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you saw or read on the Online Services. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your health care provider or 911 immediately.

INFORMATION, NEWS, AND PRESS RELEASES

The Online Services may contain information, news, and/or press releases about us. We disclaim any duty or obligation to update any such information, news, or press releases, and your reliance on information contained in these materials is at your own risk.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Online Services may contain links to websites published by other content providers. Also, at your request, the Online Services may connect to social networking websites that are not owned or controlled by us. These other websites are not under our control, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the accuracy, collection, and use of your information, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such websites or the content displayed on or through them. The inclusion of such a link does not imply our endorsement of any such website or the content displayed on or through it or any association with its operators, and we disclaim all liability with respect to such linked websites, including but not limited to your access to and/or use of the same. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these linked sites.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE ONLINE SERVICES AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE ONLINE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ANY ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS VOLUNTARY. WE WILL REGARD ALL ACCESS OR USE AS VOLUNTARY AND AT THE SOLE RISK OF THE USER.

NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE ONLINE SERVICES IS OR SHOULD BE CONSIDERED, OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE ONLINE SERVICES SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS THE BASIS OF ANY HEALTH-CARE DECISION. THE ONLINE SERVICES DO NOT CONSTITUTE THE PRACTICE OF ANY MEDICAL, NURSING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.

NEVER DISREGARD, AVOID OR DELAY IN OBTAINING MEDICAL ADVICE FROM YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL HELP.

THE ONLINE SERVICES AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ONLINE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE. THE ONLINE SERVICES AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ONLINE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ONLINE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR CORRECT; THAT THE ONLINE SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE ONLINE SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.

The Practice reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Online Services, or any portion of the Online Services, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Online Services, or any portion of the Online Services, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Online Services, or any portion of the Online Services, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE ONLINE SERVICES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN THE EVENT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DAMAGES TO THE EXTENT INDICATED ABOVE, OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE §1542, WHICH SAYS: A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE PRACTICE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THIS STATEMENT OR THE PRACTICE WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID US IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, THE PRACTICE'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures, third-party service providers, and our respective employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise out of or are related to any User-Provided Content you submit, post, transmit, or make available through the Online Services, your violation of these Terms of Use, your misuse of the Online Services, or your violation of any third-party rights.

VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

The Practice may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Online Services, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the Practice's rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Online Services, including the Practice's patients. The Practice reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that the Practice deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

You acknowledge and agree that the Practice may preserve any transmittal or communication by you with the Practice through the Online Services or any service offered on or through the Online Services, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or the Practice determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process, (2) enforce these Terms of Use, (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Practice, its employees, users of or visitors to the Online Services, and the public.

You agree that the Practice may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Online Services and/or block your future access to the Online Services if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines, which may be associated with your use of the Online Services. You agree that the Practice may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Online Services, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you, (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Online Services or any service offered on or through the Online Services, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.

If the Practice does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, the Practice will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys' fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to the Practice. You agree that the Practice will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Online Services as a result of any violation of these Terms of Use.

GOVERNING LAW

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Online Services, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. The preceding provision regarding venue does not apply if you are a consumer based in the European Union. If you are a consumer based in the European Union, you may make a claim in the courts of the country where you reside. Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. Claims made under the separate terms and conditions of purchase for goods and services are not subject to this limitation.

SEVERABILITY

If any of the provisions of these Terms of Use are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary and replaced with a valid provision that best embodies the intent of these Terms of Use, so that these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

WAIVER

Any waiver by us of a breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as or be construed to be a waiver of any other breach of such provision or of any breach of any other provision of these Terms of Use. Any waiver must be in writing. Failure by us to insist upon strict adherence to any term of these Terms of Use on one or more occasions shall not be considered a waiver or deprive us of the right to insist upon strict adherence to that term or any other term of these Terms of Use.

TERMINATION

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate or block your access to all or part of the Online Services, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, including without limitation your violation of these Terms of Use. Upon any termination of the Agreement by either you or the Practice, you must promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Online Services, as well as all copies of such materials, whether made under the terms of use or otherwise.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO USERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

We strive to create a global community with consistent standards for everyone, but we also strive to respect local laws. The following provisions apply to users and non-users who interact with the Practice outside the United States:

  • You consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.
  • If you are located in a country embargoed by the United States, or are on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals you will not engage in commercial activities on the Practice website (such as advertising or payments).

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

The Practice administers and operates the Online Services from its location inCoral Gables, FL, USA; other Practice Online Services may be administered and operated from various locations outside the United States. Although the Online Services is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Online Services are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. The Practice reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Online Services is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Online Services from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

OTHER

  • This agreement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding the Practice, and supersedes any prior agreements.
  • Other than as provided in a purchase agreement you enter into with us, we will not accept any counter-offers to these Terms of Use, and all such offers are hereby categorically rejected.
  • You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this agreement to anyone else without our consent.
  • All of our rights and obligations under this agreement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
  • Nothing in this agreement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
  • This agreement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
  • We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
  • You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing the Online Services.

CONTACT US

Our "Contact Us" page contains information that allows you to contact us directly with any questions or comments that you may have. We endeavor to review and reply promptly to each comment sent to us. If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or the practices of the Practice, or if you would like to register a complaint, notify the Practice of a dispute, or notify the Practice of inaccurate or misleading information, please feel free to contact us at 4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33146, (305) 443-6606.

These Terms of Use were last updated on January 20, 2015.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the ways in which Skin Associates of South Florida, P.A., and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, "we," "our," "us," or "the Practice") collect, use, and disclose information about you through www.skinassociatesfl.com, and all other Practice websites that link to this policy, the "Online Services." By downloading, accessing, or using the Online Services, and/or by registering with us or providing information to us in connection with the Online Services, you accept the practices and policies outlined in this privacy policy, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use, and share your information as set forth in this privacy policy and the Practice's Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") Notice of Privacy Practices. If you are using the services on behalf of an individual or entity other than yourself, you represent that you are authorized by such individual or entity to accept this privacy policy on such individual's or entity's behalf.

Your use of the Online Services is also subject to our Terms of Use, which are available here.

What information do we collect?

Information You Provide – We and our service providers collect any information that you provide when you use the Online Services, including when you request a consultation or otherwise contact us with a question, comment, or request.

The information that you provide us can include, but is not limited to: (a) your name; (b) your contact information; (c) your interest in various dermatological procedures; and (d) any other information you choose to share with us, such as your medical condition or health information.

Information Automatically Collected From You – We and our service providers may automatically collect certain technical information from your computer or mobile device over time and across different websites when you use the Online Services, such as your Internet Protocol address, your general geographic location, your browser type, your operating system, the pages you view on the Online Services, the pages you view immediately before and after you access the Online Services, and the search terms you enter on the Online Services. This information allows us to recognize you and personalize your experience if you return to the Online Services, and to improve the Online Services and the services we provide. We and our service providers may collect this information using "cookies," which are small text files that the Online Services save on your computer using your web browser and accesses when you return, or similar technologies.

How do we use this information?

We may use the information we collect for a number of purposes, as described below:

  • providing you with products, services, or information you request, such as arranging a consultation or providing information regarding procedures of interest;
  • providing you with information about the Online Services or required notices;
  • sending you administrative information, including information about changes to our terms, conditions and policies;
  • communicating with you regarding the scheduling of appointments, for example, to send you appointment confirmations; and providing you with related customer service;
  • for our business purposes, such as quality assessment, data analysis, audits, improving our services, identifying usage trends, developing tools which help you assess the performance, competence and qualifications of health care providers and conducting training programs for such providers, and determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns;
  • customizing your experience when using the Online Services, such as by providing interactive or personalized elements on the Online Services and providing you with content based on your interests;
  • allowing us to improve the Online Services and the services we provide, such as by better tailoring our content to our users' needs and preferences;
  • generating and analyzing statistics about your use of the Online Services;
  • acting as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public or government authorities; (d) to enforce our Terms of Use; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; (g) at our discretion under emergency circumstances, to notify emergency services or your family members, personal representative or other individuals involved in your care of your location and condition; or (h) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; and
  • detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Online Services.

We will not use the information you provide to us for purposes other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy or the Notice of Privacy Practices unless you give us permission or we are legally compelled to do so.

Under what circumstances do we disclose this information?

We may disclose the information we collect from you through the Online Services:

  • to third parties that provide services to us in connection with our business operations and that have agreed to keep the information confidential, including, but not limited to, third parties that provide services such as hosting of the Online Services, data analysis, IT services and infrastructure, customer service, e-mail delivery, auditing and other similar services;
  • our affiliates, for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy
  • for other treatment, payment or health care operations purposes;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary (a) to protect our rights, the integrity of the Online Services, or your safety or the safety of others, or (b) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of our Terms of Use, violations of law, or other misuse of the Online Services;
  • a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, liquidation or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceeding); and
  • a third party as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public or government authorities; (d) to enforce the Terms of Use; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; (g) at our discretion under emergency circumstances, to notify emergency services or your family members, personal representative or other individuals involved in your care of your location and condition; or (h) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

In addition, we may share de-identified reports on user demographics and traffic patterns, as well as de-identified information, with third parties.

We will not disclose the information you provide to us for purposes other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy or the Notice of Privacy Practices unless you give us your permission or we are legally compelled to do so.

The Online Services also may contain third-party links. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the collection and use of your information by such third parties that are not under our control. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each website you visit.

Our use and disclosure of your Personal Information may also be subject to certain restrictions set forth in the Practice's Notice of Privacy Practices.

Where is this information processed?

Information collected through the Online Services will be processed in and subject to the laws of the United States, which, if you are not located in the United States, may not provide the same level of protection for your personal information as your home country, and may be available to the United States government or its agencies under a lawful order made in the United States.

How is your information secured?

We have administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to safeguard the information collected by the Online Services. However, no information system can be 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to the Online Services over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.

Your choices

If your contact information changes, if you no longer wish to receive communications from us or to have us share your information with third parties, please submit a request at the contact information listed below.

If you do not want the Online Services to collect information through the use of cookies, you can set your web browser to reject cookies from the Online Services. Each browser is different, so you should check your browser's "Help" menu to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you reject or block cookies from the Online Services, however, the Online Services may not function as intended.

We do not currently respond to web browser "do not track" signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information across the networks of websites and online services in which we participate. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy. Visit the following website, www.allaboutdnt.org, for more information on this developing area.

The individual rights you have to access, correct, or modify your information that are set forth in the Notice of Privacy Practices may apply to some or all of the information we collect through the Online Services. Please consult that notice for a description of those rights and how to access them.

Children's information

The Online Services are not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect information from, children under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at the contact information listed below.

HIPAA

The Practice is regulated as a "covered entity" under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"). Please be aware that this Privacy Policy is distinct from the Practice's HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices, which describes in detail overall how we use and disclose your individually identifiable health information. In the event of any inconsistency between this Privacy Policy and the Notice of Privacy Practices, the Notice of Privacy Practices shall govern.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we update this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting a new Privacy Policy on this page that will indicate the date on which it was last updated.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our use of your information collected through the Online Services, please contact us at 4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33146, (305) 443-6606.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 20, 2015.