Whiplash-Chiropractic.com is fully compliant with HIPAA regulations, has all safeguards in place, and performs the regular monitoring required by HIPPA regulations.
‘Nonpersonal Information’ (NPI) is information that is in no way personally identifiable and which is obtained automatically when you access our website with a web browser.
‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is not publicly displayed information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained for us to contact you. PII may include information such as your name, address, phone number, and other related information that you provide to us.
Your Personal Information (PII)
Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website.
There may be online forms used on our website. The information you enter into these online forms may contain PII.
• Identifying the areas of our website that you have visited
• Our website analytics
• Navigating our website
We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about your use of our website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people who open our emails. Web beacons also help us understand the behavior of our customers and visitors. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our website.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’ll go when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet service provider’s name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website.
You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How Your Information Is Used
We use the information we receive from you as follows:
• Make improvements to our website
• Contact you with updates to our website
• Resolve problems and disputes
• Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest
Communications and Emails
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when submitting your contact information. We may also send you alerts regarding your use of our website.
Sharing information with affiliates and other third parties
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PII to third parties for marketing purposes.
Legally required releases of information
We may be legally required to disclose your PII if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or another legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other members; (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to successors
Retaining and Destroying Your Personal Information
We retain the information we collect from you (including PII) for only as long as we need such information for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.
Changing and Requesting Your Personal Information
If you need assistance with updating your PII or removing yourself from our mailing lists, send us an email with your request. You may also request the type of personal information we have collected from you that is stored in an electronic or paper format by our company.
Do Not Track Settings
Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our website does not track your movement within our website. Our website does not obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser’s user manual.
Links to Other Websites
Protecting Children’s Privacy
We follow the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18 (child), we realize that a child may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect PII from a child under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover on our own that a child is accessing our website, we will delete the information soon after we discover it. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor have any liability to do so.
Our Email Policy
You can always opt-out of receipt of further email correspondence from us or our affiliates. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business.
Our Security Policy
We have taken steps to build our website using industry-standard encryption and authentication tools to protect the security of your PII. When we collect your PII through our website, we will encrypt your PII before it travels over the Internet using industry-standard technology for conducting secure online transactions. We also use technologies such as secure routers and firewalls to protect your PII. Unfortunately, we cannot fully guarantee secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature.
Once we receive your PII, we have security measures in place to protect against the loss or misuse of your PII, though again we cannot fully guarantee against such loss or misuse. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our website when you finish using it, especially if you are sharing a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.