During your visit to Middletown Pediatrics’ website, remember that the medical and health information presented here is intended to be general in nature, and should not be viewed as a substitute for professional advice. Please consult with a health care professional for all matters relating to personal medical and health care issues.
Health and Medical Information
Certain health and medical informaion about you is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and applicable state law. This information may be provided by you online or offline, or may be collected by us from other methods such as through a health care provider. Middletown Pediatrics protects covered health and medical information as required by HIPAA and applicable state law. Similarly, Middletown Pediatrics may use covered health and medical information as permitted by HIPAA and applicable state law.
Please feel free to read more about the Middletown Pediatrics privacy practices regarding health and medical information under HIPAA.
In the event of any conflict between Middletown Pediatrics’ HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices and this Website Privacy Statement, the terms of our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices shall control.
Security / Confidentiality
No transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Middletown Pediatrics will, however, use a number of physcial security methods (such as locks and alarm systems); electronic security methods (passwords and encryption methods); and procedural methods (rules regarding the handling and use of information) to protect the security and integrity of information submitted through this Website.
Information Collection and Storage
Personally Identifiable Information: Middletown Pediatrics does not collect information that personally identifies you unless you choose to provide it to Middletown Pediatrics (for example, Web pages that allow you to register for a class, complete an online job application or send an e-mail message). The personal information you submit is shared only with those people at Middletown Pediatrics who need this information to respond to your question or request, and as otherwise permitted by law to allow Middletown Pediatrics to operate our business or to comply with applicable laws.
As used in this Privacy Statement, personal information does not include information protected under HIPAA or applicable state laws, which is protected as described in the section “Health and Medical Information” above.
Non-Personally Identifiable information; Middletown Pediatrics collects information that does not personally identify you for various purposes (for example, website usage, traffic patterns, site performance and related statistics based on your visits to our website).
Middletown Pediatrics collects some of this information using persistent “cookies” to recognize a repeat visitor and gather general information about how the site is viewed. Middletown Pediatrics also collects and logs the IP address of each visitor to gather aggregate data on visitors to our site. Keep in mind that neither cookies nor IP addresses are used to collect any personal information from you.
Most email does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your email could be viewed inappropriately by another Internet user. If you choose to provide us with your email, any misaddressing may result in others intercepting, altering, forwarding or using the information without authorization. If you wish to keep your information completely private, you should not use email.
At times, a representative from Middletown Pediatrics’ website may wish to deliver information to you via email. In addition, Middletown Pediatrics’ Marketing and Communications Department and/or BCD Health Partners may occassionally distribute news and announcements via email. Please note, Middletown Pediatrics does not sell, trade, or otherwise share our email lists with others. You may remove your name from any list you have registered for using our website’s established method.
- If you receive email at work, your employer may have the right to save and read your email; similarly, your Internet service provider may have the right to save and read your email.
- If you share your email account, others may view your emails.
- Email can be used unknowingly to spread computer viruses.
Links to Other Websites
Middletown Pediatrics’ website contains links to other websites that are not managed or controlled by Middletown Pediatrics. These links are provided for your convenience only. Middletown Pediatrics does not review, endorse or take responsibility for the content of these other websites. Middletown Pediatrics bears no responsibility for the content in any linked websites – whether Middletown Pediatrics provides a link or a third party links to Middletown Pediatrics’ website, you do this entirely at your own risk. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that the third party you link to for your use is free of computer viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. If you choose to access such sites, you are subject to the privacy policies of those sites.
If you transmit or provide data to Middletown Pediatrics, it is confidential
Middletown Pediatrics does not sell or publish peoples’ personal information and financial information collected via any of Middletown Pediatrics’ websites.
Information from Children
Middletown Pediatrics’ website is not intended to attract or collect information from children under the age of 13, unless they receive verifiable parental consent. If you think Middletown Pediatrics has collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 through this website, please contact Middletown Pediatrics immediately.
Printing or Downloading Information
Unless otherwise stated, you may print or download information from Middletown Pediatrics’ website for personal, noncommercial use only. You must, however, identify the source of the material and include a statement that the materials are protected by copywright law.
Website Contact Information
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact BCD Health Partners at: firstname.lastname@example.org
BCD Health Partners
160 Pehle Avenue, Suite 302
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663