Gynsurgeryinfo.org privacy policy and site terms of use

full privacy policy

1. Information We collect

You can browse this website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself (e.g., name, email address, phone number, mobile telephone number, physical contact information or date of birth). Personally identifiable information is not collected through this website and thus is not shared with third party persons or entities.  Because we do not collect personally identifiable information through this website, there is no process for users of the site to review or edit such information.  If you access the website through a mobile device, certain browsing information may be automatically shared with carriers, operating systems and platforms. 

2. Changes to the privacy policy

You agree that we may notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting updated notices on this website.

3. your choices

This website is for general information and education purposes, and it does not send notifications to you. 

4. cookies and tracking technologies

When you visit this website, we and our business partners may use cookies and other tracking technologies for a variety of purposes and to enhance your online experience, for example, by remembering your viewing preferences from a previous use of our website, for when you later return to the website.
A few additional important things you should know about our use of tracking technologies (e.g., cookies, HTML-5 stored technologies): 

  • We offer certain features that are available only through the use of tracking technologies.
  • We use both session and persistent tracking technologies.  Tracking technologies (e.g., cookies) can either be persistent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser).  You are always free to decline tracking technologies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of the website.  Refer to the help section of your browser, browser extensions, or installed applications for instructions on blocking, deleting, or disabling tracking technologies such as cookies.
  • With your prior consent as obtained through your use of this website, we use tracking technologies.
  • You may encounter tracking technologies/cookies from our third-party service providers that we have allowed on our website that assist us with various aspects of our website operations and services, such as Google Analytics. You can learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy practices by viewing its privacy policy at  http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ 

You also may encounter tracking technologies from third-parties on certain pages of the websites that we do not control and have not authorized.  

5. notice to california residents

How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals for California Residents:  

California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) (as amended effective January 1, 2014) provides that California residents are entitled to know how The Center for Innovative Gyn Care responds to “Do Not Track” browser settings.  The Center for Innovative Gyn Care does not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been adopted.  We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is generally accepted.

6. agreement

The Center for Innovative Gyn Care reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. You are responsible for checking this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the website means that you agree to any new or modified provision of this Privacy Policy as posted on the website.

7. effective date

The effective date of this Privacy Policy is September 15, 2015.

Site terms of use

This notice takes effect when you access our website. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, or to any changes we may subsequently make, you should not access or use our website.

GYNSurgeryInfo.org (“the website”) and the website’s information and resources are not intended to be a substitute for medical advice for the care that patients receive from their healthcare providers. Such information and resources are provided on the website only for general informational purposes, are not a form of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Individuals visiting the website should always seek the advice of their physician or other qualified health provider with any questions they may have regarding a medical condition. Individuals should not ignore professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something they have read on the website. Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. The Center for Innovative Gyn Care reserves all rights as to its images, trademarks, service marks and copyrights. Reproduction in whole or in part of such images, marks and/or copyrights is prohibited without advance written permission obtained from the CEO of The Center for Innovative Gyn Care.

The Center for Innovative Gyn Care, Innovations Surgery Center, P.C. and its suppliers or vendors are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, damage or expense directly or indirectly resulting from use of the website or any information or resources contained on or accessible through the site. We make no express or implied warranties, including but not limited as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement. A website cannot be absolutely protected against intentional or malicious intrusion attempts. Individuals’ use of the site is subject to all additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the site. The website may contain certain links to third party websites. The Center for Innovative Gyn Care and Innovations Surgery Center, P.C do not control, and are not responsible or liable for, the privacy practices or content found on these sites. You should check those websites’ privacy notice and policies for the websites you choose to visit. Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience, and any access, use or submission to such sites is at your sole risk.

Individuals who visit the website, including the information, services, products, materials and any other resources contained or linked thereon, are using them solely at their own risk. We do not recommend or endorse any third party specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the website.  The website seeks to provide individuals with various sources of information, including from third parties and government agencies, to facilitate education and improved communication by individuals with their healthcare providers of choice. The opinions, if any, expressed by The Center for Innovative Gyn Care and/or Innovations Surgery Center, P.C. on the website are made in good faith, without malice, and are based on our personal knowledge and/or review of medical information.  

Email

Individuals who choose to email The Center for Innovative Gyn Care should not include any confidential personal information and should never include a Social Security Number, date of birth or any insurance/financial information.  The Internet is not absolutely secure, and the email system used at The Center for Innovative Gyn Care is not encrypted. The features of “Ask a Doctor” and “Book a Consult” are provided as a courtesy for individuals to initiate conversation with The Center for Innovative Gyn Care.  Contacting us through these features is not intended to create, and does not create, a new patient relationship with The Center for Innovative Gyn Care and/or Innovations Surgery Center, P.C.

Newsletters

Newsletters are periodically emailed to current and former patients of The Center for Innovative Gyn Care, as well as other individuals who have subscribed to receive them.  A third party vendor, MailChimp, stores the recipients’ first and last names and their email addresses in order to send the electronic newsletter. Newsletter recipients can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link provided at the bottom of the email.  If you would like to subscribe to receive this newsletter, please visit The Center for Innovative Gyn Care’s website at https://innovativegyn.com and click on the “Get in Touch” button on the right side of the screen.

hipAa Notice of privacy practices

The website contains links to The Center for Innovative Gyn Care’s website. If you would like to see that entity’s Privacy Policy (which includes its HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices), please visit https://innovativegyn.com and click on “Site Privacy Policy” or go directly to https://innovativegyn.com/privacy-policy/. To the extent applicable, such Privacy Policy (including the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices) is incorporated herein by reference.

updates

The Center for Innovative Gyn Care reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at any time. You are responsible for checking these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the website means that you agree to any new or modified provision of these Terms of Use as posted on the website.

Thank you. We hope you find the GYNSurgeryInfo.org helpful and convenient to use as an educational resource.