SpineZone (SZ) hopes that you find its program and website to be useful and informative. To better serve the SZ’s current and prospective customers, SZ has enacted the following policy to provide the safest possible experience for its users.
Please be sure to read this policy carefully before continuing to use SpineZone Online.
Personally Identifiable Information
Customers who choose to participate with SZ will be asked to provide the following:
- Home/work/cell phone numbers
- Home address
- Addresses of emergency contacts
- Insurance Carrier
- Primary Care Physician Information
Such information is only gathered to the extent necessary to facilitate treatment and care. SZ will maintain such information in accordance with all applicable laws. The personally identifiable information provided will not be sold to third parties or otherwise disclosed under any circumstances, except when required by law.
De-Identified information maybe shared for research purposes as specified in the previously provided research consent form, upon consent of the patient.
Requesting Changes to Personally Identifiable Information
SZ wishes to maintain the most up-to-date information possible regarding its customers in order to ensure that SZ can quickly contact customers when necessary. If a customer needs to change any of the personally identifiable information listed above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to notify SZ of the changes.
SZ take precautions to protect any information it receives, both online and offline. Wherever SZ collects sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to AMAZON WEB SERVICES in a secure way. Please be sure to verify the website’s security by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. Furthermore, SZ restricts offline access of personally identifiable information so that only those SZ employees who have a legitimate need to access the information may do so.
Cookies may also originate from a third party website, such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Google Plus. SZ does not have any control over how third party websites utilize information gained from cookies originating with the third party website. Most website browsers have an option for disabling cookies. Please review your browser’s operations manual for more details.
Use of a Web Browser’s Do-Not-Track Features
Certain web browsers have the option of enabling a do-not-track feature. This feature, if enabled, sends a special signal to websites, analytics companies, ad networks, plug in providers, and other such web services that the user would like to opt-out of tracking by websites the user does not visit.
Enabling a web browser’s do-not-track feature will not affect the ability to view or operate this website. SZ will make every effort to honor an Internet user’s request if it detects a do-not-track signal, taking into account any technical issues needed to ensure that the SZ website operates properly.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that SZ is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. Persons using this website are encouraged to be aware when they leave the SZ website and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
In the event this policy is changed, customers will be notified of the changes via email.
This policy is effective as of June 1, 2017.
Any person using this website is deemed to have consented to this policy.