Company Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 6, 2016

The private offices of Dr. Hoyman Hong M.D. (“Company” “we” “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of users of our Website (“Website”), and the following privacy policy (the “Policy”) covers your use of this Website. Company is not responsible for the contents of any “off-Site” Internet information referenced by or linked to the Website. The purpose of this Policy is to inform our users (“you,” “your” or “user”) about the types of information we gather about you when you download, install, access and use our Website, how we may use that information, with whom it is shared, what choices you have regarding our use of your information, and how you may access some of the information you provide to us.

Section 1. Changes to Policy

Please read this Policy carefully. You can access this Policy at any time at [reference Website where Privacy Policy is located]. Company respects the privacy of users of this Website. We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time by posting a new Privacy Policy at this location. Therefore, we encourage you to refer to this Policy on an ongoing basis to ensure that you understand our Policy and are aware of any changes. If you do not agree to the changes, you must cancel your account and stop using the Website. If you do not stop using the Website, the new terms apply to you and your continued use expresses your agreement.

Section 2. Collection of Personal Information

In order to use the full functionality of the Website, we will request certain personally identifiable information of an individual (such as an individual’s name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, information about an individual’s activities, such as information about his or her activity on our Website, and demographic information, such as date of birth, gender, geographic area, and preferences, when any of this information is linked to information that identifies that individual, collectively referred to herein as “Personal Information”). The Personal Information is important and is requested for the uses described in Section 4 below.
All transmissions of personal identification information by the Website are secured and encrypted by SSL protocol, as required by law. You do not need to use all of the features offered in this Website. If you do not want Company to use your Personal Information, do not disclose your Personal Information through the Website.

Section 3. Your Website Account

Our Service may give you the ability to register for an account or to create and update a user profile on the applicable Website. If we offer user account or profile functionality on the Website, we will collect the Personal Information that you provide to us in the course of registering for an account or creating or updating a user profile. This information may include, for example, name, postal address and zip code, telephone number, e-mail address, and related demographic information about you. We may indicate that some Personal Information (such as your zip code) is required for you to register for the account or to create the profile, while some is optional.

Section 4. Use of Personal Information You Have Submitted

When you click “I agree” on the Website Terms and Conditions, you explicitly agree to this Privacy Policy and consent to the use of the Personal Information you provide via the Website. You confirm that you have the legal authority to consent to Company processing all health information you provide, including by obtaining the explicit consent of all other persons whose health data you may provide. That includes storing, using and disclosing the data in accordance with this Policy.
When you do provide us with Personal Information, we may use your Personal Information for four (4) general reasons. First, we may use Personal Information to provide you with the services through the Website. Second, we may use your Personal Information to send you information about Company. Third, we may use your information in aggregate form to help us evaluate and modify our Website and other related services or related marketing materials. Fourth, we may customize our marketing communications depending on the Personal Information we have about you by sending you information that we believe will be to your benefit.
If you provide an email address, then you may receive announcements or information about Company. You can always choose not to be contacted or to “opt-out” of further contact or solicitations from Company by following the instructions in the email.

Section 5. Collection of Other Information

In order to provide you the service, we will collect certain information about service performance, your devices and your Website use. We will automatically upload this information from your device(s) as part of the service. Any individual identification information transmissions will be secured and encrypted using SSL methods and follow all applicable privacy laws to maintain privacy whilst providing the service. Anonymized usage data may be transmitted, which will generally not identify you, and may include information such as the version of the Website you have downloaded and installed on your device, IP address, and other information that is not Personal Information.

Section 6. Disclosure of Personal Information

Company takes its responsibility to keep your information private very seriously. We consider your use of the Website to be private. However, we may access or disclose information about you or your account under the following limited circumstances:
Operations and Maintenance Contractors: Company may share your Personal Information with third party contractors as is necessary to respond to your requests for products and information, unless you have opted-out of receiving information. Third-party contractors may access your Personal Information to send you this information on behalf of Company. Company also may hire third-party technology providers to host, develop, maintain, or upgrade this Website, and to store your Personal Information. When we share your information with third parties working on our behalf, they are required to abide by our Privacy Policy.
Legal Authorities. Company may disclose Personal Information when required by law or legal process; when necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Company or when necessary to protect the personal safety of Company users and customers.
Aggregate Information. Aggregate information does not contain any Personal Information about our Users. From time to time, Company may share aggregate, non-personal information Website usage with third parties, including government agencies, advertisers and our partners.

Section 7. Account Termination

If your Website Account is terminated for any reason, either by you or Company, we may permanently delete your data from our servers in accordance with applicable law and regulations. Company is under no obligation to return data to you after the Website Account is canceled or the Website is uninstalled from your mobile device. If data is stored with an expiration date, we may also delete the data as of that date. Data that is deleted may be irretrievable.
Section 8. Children’s Online Privacy
We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) or send them requests for Personal Information. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), you should not furnish us with any identifiable information about yourself without a parent’s. If we learn that personally identifiable information of persons under thirteen (13) years of age has been collected via the Website without parental consent, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Section 9. Communications from Company

We may use the e-mail addresses you provided when you created your Website Account to occasionally deliver information relevant to you, benefits, promotions, surveys and notification of other relevant items. If you send us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use the Personal Information you provide to respond to your questions or comments, and we may save your questions or comments for future reference. However, we will provide you with the option to change your preferences and opt-out of receiving those communications. You may request at any time that we not e-mail you in the future by clicking the “unsubscribe” link which is included at the bottom of any e-mail communication that you receive from us and hitting send, or by contacting us at [enter contact information]. When contacting us by e-mail, please insert “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line and the body of the message. If you unsubscribe, you should assume that your request has been received and is being processed. Please allow ten (10) business days from when the request was received to complete the removal of your e-mail address from our database as some of our promotions may have been in process before submitting such request we will make reasonable efforts to discontinue these e-mail communications as soon as practicable.

Section 10. Security

Company has taken reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. We safeguard the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and other procedures. However, it is not possible to guarantee the security or integrity of information disclosed online. Because no physical or electronic security is impenetrable, by using the Website, you agree to assume all risks in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when using the Website.

Section 11. Verification of Information

We use industry standard methods to verify a user’s accounting credentials to validate that user’s access to our system.

Section 12. Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

You may review, request corrections, ask that we delete, or refuse further collection or use of the Personal Information Company collects from you. You may do this by contacting Company using the contact information provided at the end of this document.

Section 13. Consent to Receive Notices Via the Website

By using the Website or submitting Personal Information via the Website, you are agreeing that Company may deliver all privacy, terms and conditions, and opt out notices to you in the manners described in this Privacy Policy.

Section 14. Limitation of Liability

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OVER PRIVACY IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE COMPANY WEBSITE (INCLUDING ANY INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES CONTAINED THEREIN).