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.
Certain health and medical information 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. We protect covered health and medical information as required by HIPAA and applicable state law. Similarly, we may use covered health and medical information as permitted by HIPAA and applicable state law.
To read more about our privacy practices regarding health and medical information under HIPAA, please access our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices. No transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. We use a number of electronic security methods and procedural methods (rules regarding the handling and use of information to protect the security and integrity of information submitted through this Web site.
Personally Identifiable Information:
We do not collect information that personally identifies you unless you choose to provide it to us (for example, Web pages that allow you to register for a class, complete an online form or send an e-mail message). The personal information you submit is shared only with those people at DrBoxerAtHome who need this information to respond to your question or request, and as otherwise permitted by law to allow us 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:
We collect 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). We collect some of this information using persistent “cookies” to recognize a repeat visitor and gather general information about how the site is viewed. We also collect and log 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.
Email and Messaging:
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.
We may occasionally distribute news and announcements via email. Please note, we do 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.
For secure messaging, please ONLY use our Patient Portal or Spruce secure messaging application.