website privacy & security policy
This Privacy Statement sets forth the information gathering, use, and dissemination practices of Henderson Foot and Ankle Center, LLC in connection with this website located at www.hendersonfootandankle.com (the "Site"). This Privacy Statement addresses Henderson Foot and Ankle Center’s practices regarding information collected only directly through or from the Site — it does not address or govern any information gathering, use, or dissemination practices related to information collected other than directly through or from the Site, including, without limitation, from or via telephone, postal mail, personal delivery, or additional offline means or media. Henderson Foot and Ankle Center, LLC can be contacted by phone at 702-435-7987 or through the "Contact Us" section of this Site.
Our Legal Duty.
We are required by applicable federal and state laws to maintain the privacy of your protected health information. We are also required to give you this notice about our privacy practices, our legal duties, and your rights concerning your protected health information. We must follow the privacy practices that are described in this notice while it is in effect. This notice will remain in effect until we replace it. We reserve the right to change our privacy practices and the terms of this notice at any time, provided that such changes are permitted by applicable law. We reserve the right to make the changes in our privacy practices and the new terms of our notice effective for all protected health information that we maintain, including medical information we created or received before we made the changes. You may request a copy of our notice (or any subsequent revised notice) at any time.
Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors.
Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may collect or track (1) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Henderson Foot and Ankle Center via e-mail, and (2) information knowingly provided by the visitor in online forms, registration forms, surveys, e-mail, and other online avenues (including, without limitation, demographic and personal profile data). Henderson Foot and Ankle Center also may collect or track (3) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of client computer, files downloaded, search engine used, operating system, and type of Web browser of visitors to the Site, and (4) aggregate and user-specific information regarding which pages Site visitors access.
Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may place Internet "cookies" on visitors' hard drives. Internet cookies save data about individual visitors, such as the visitor's name, password, user-name, shopping cart, screen preferences, and the pages of a site viewed by the visitor. When the visitor revisits the Site, Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor's experience accordingly. Visitors may decline Internet cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available.
Henderson Foot and Ankle Center also may use Web bugs to gather, store, and track certain information related to your visit to and activity on the Site. A Web "bug" is a file object, which can be a graphic image such as a transparent one-pixel-by-one-pixel graphics file, which is placed on a Web page or in an e-mail message to monitor user activity. A Web bug can gather, for example, the IP address of your computer, the time the Web page was viewed, and the type of browser used.
Use of Personal Data Collected.
Personal data collected by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may be used by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center for many reasons, for example, for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users' behavior, for product development, for content improvement, for fulfillment of a requested transaction or record keeping, or to customize the content and layout of the Site. Aggregate visitor data may be used for internal purposes, and individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information which visitors voluntarily provide to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may be added to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center’s databases and used for future calls, mailings, and other communications regarding Site updates, new products and services, and upcoming events. Henderson Foot and Ankle Center also may use Site visitor data to contact the Site visitors regarding account status and changes to the subscriber agreement, privacy statement, and any other policies or agreements relevant to Site visitors.
Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties.
Aggregate visitor data may be provided to marketing firms and other organizations providing marketing and/or marketing support services to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center.
Identifiable or non-identifiable data may be disclosed or distributed (1) to another party with which Henderson Foot and Ankle Center enters or reasonably may enter into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase, or (2) to a third party (a) pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, (b) in response to a request by or on behalf of any local, state, federal, or other government agency, department, or body, whether or not pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, or (c) if determined by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center in its sole judgment that such disclosure or distribution is appropriate to protect the life, health, or property of Henderson Foot and Ankle Center or any other person or entity. Identifiable and non-identifiable visitor information and data which visitors provide to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center also may be provided to third parties that provide products, information, or services which Henderson Foot and Ankle Center believes that visitors may be interested in directly or indirectly purchasing or obtaining.
While Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may undertake efforts to see that any third party to or with which Henderson Foot and Ankle Center shares, rents, sells, or otherwise discloses personal data is under a contractual obligation to use the personal data solely for the purposes for which the data was disclosed, Henderson Foot and Ankle Center is not responsible for their conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices and Henderson Foot and Ankle Center will not be liable therefore.
This Site may contain links to other World Wide Web sites. Henderson Foot and Ankle Center is not responsible for the privacy practices of such Web sites, advertisers, or third parties, or for the content of such sites or advertisements. It is possible that these links, themselves, may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about Site visitors. It is solely the visitors' obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other Web sites and of these advertisers and third parties.
Henderson Foot and Ankle Center has implemented numerous security features designed to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please be advised, however, that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Henderson Foot and Ankle Center via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, Henderson Foot and Ankle Center is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. Instead of communicating with Henderson Foot and Ankle Center via e-mail or the Internet, visitors can contact Henderson Foot and Ankle Center by phone number set forth at the beginning of this Statement.
Opt-Out Right. Except as necessary for Henderson Foot and Ankle Center to provide the services, information, or products requested by a visitor, the visitor may opt out of having his or her personally identifiable information, which has been voluntarily provided to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center through an online form, registration form, survey, or other similar mechanism, prospectively retained by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center , used by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center for secondary purposes, or disclosed by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center to third parties by contacting Henderson Foot and Ankle Center via telephone at the number set out above. Once Henderson Foot and Ankle Center has implemented the visitor's request, Henderson Foot and Ankle Center will prospectively cease retaining, using for secondary purposes, or disclosing to third parties the personally identifiable information identified by the visitor in his or her request, to the extent directed in the request. (This does not apply to collection of the type of Web browser of the visitor to the Site or to information provided or collected that does not meet the above description.)
Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data.
Upon a visitor's request via phone or through the Internet, Henderson Foot and Ankle Center will provide to the visitor a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Henderson Foot and Ankle Center regarding the visitor, which information has been voluntarily provided to Henderson Foot and Ankle Center through an on-line form, registration form, survey, or other similar mechanism. A visitor may modify, correct, change or update their personally identifiable information by contacting Henderson Foot and Ankle Center via telephone or through the Internet at the numbers or addresses above.
Right to Change Privacy Statement. Henderson Foot and Ankle Center may change this Privacy Statement at any time. Notice of any new or revised Privacy Statement, as well as the location of the new or revised statement, will be posted on the Site for at least 60 days after the change. It is the obligation of users visiting the Site before the change to learn of changes to the Privacy Statement since their last visit. Any change to this Privacy Statement shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made. This Privacy Statement is effective January 1, 2014.