Privacy Policy for Pacific Retina

Thank you for visiting Pacific Retina’s website. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and safeguard your information when you use our website.

 

Information We Collect – We may collect the following types of information when you visit our website: (a) Personal Information: Name, Contact information (email address, phone number, mailing address), Date of birth, Medical history and health information (provided by you or your healthcare provider); (b) Non-Personal Information: Internet Protocol (IP) address, Browser type and version, Pages visited on our website, Date and time of your visit, Referring and exit pages.

 

How We Use Your Information – We may use your information for the following purposes: (a) Providing you with healthcare services, including appointment scheduling and follow-up communications; (b) Responding to your inquiries and requests, Sending you important notifications, updates, and reminders related to your healthcare; (c) Analyzing website traffic and user behavior to improve our website and services; (d) Complying with legal and regulatory requirements; (e) Protecting our rights and the safety of our patients and visitors.

 

Sharing Your Information – We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your information with: (a) Healthcare providers and professionals involved in your treatment;  (b) Third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and providing healthcare services; (c) Legal authorities or regulatory bodies when required by law.

 

Cookies and Tracking Technologies – We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our website. These technologies help us analyze website traffic, remember your preferences, and improve the functionality of our site. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

 

Security – We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. However, no method of data transmission over the internet is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

 

Your Rights – You have certain rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, or delete your information. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions about your data, please contact us using the information provided below.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy – We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our practices or for legal and regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any significant changes through our website or other appropriate means.

 

Contact Us – If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please contact us at: info@pacretina.com

 

HIPAA Compliance

Pacific Retina is committed to complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protect the privacy and security of your protected health information (PHI). PHI may include information such as your medical records, treatment history, and other personal health information.

 

Use and Disclosure of PHI

We may use or disclose your PHI for the purposes of treatment, payment, healthcare operations, and as required by law. Your PHI may also be shared with healthcare providers and professionals involved in your treatment, but only to the extent necessary for your care.

 

Patient Rights

You have rights regarding your PHI, including the right to:

  • Access, inspect, and obtain a copy of your PHI.
  • Request corrections to your PHI if you believe it is inaccurate.
  • Receive an accounting of disclosures of your PHI.
  • Request restrictions on how your PHI is used or disclosed.
  • File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated.

Security Measures

We maintain stringent security measures to protect your PHI from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. These measures include administrative, physical, and technical safeguards.

 

Notice of Privacy Policy

For a more comprehensive understanding of how your PHI is handled, please review our Notice of Privacy Policy above.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about your PHI or our HIPAA compliance, please contact us at: info@pacretina.com