Internet Privacy Statement
Last Updated: December 6, 2010
Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC, respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it at all times. This online privacy statement explains how the organization collects, uses, and safeguards information on its Web site. This Internet Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by us through the Website.
By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Internet Privacy Statement and the Terms
of Use Agreement. Whenever you submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Internet Privacy Statement.
As an organization, our membership and benefits change on occasion, and this Internet Privacy Statement may be expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Internet Privacy Statement at any time, for any reason. We will post a notice that this Internet Privacy Statement has been amended by revising the "Last Updated" date at the top of this page.
Information We Collect
When you browse www.drpathy.com and do not interact with the site for any online service from us, you browse anonymously. Personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone number, and e‐mail address is not collected as you browse. When you choose to interact with our site in other ways, such as submitting questions or comments or requesting information or materials, we will collect certain personal information from you. The type of personal information collected will vary but may include name, address, phone number, birth date, billing information, e‐mail address, and other demographic information. We do not collect Social Security numbers via the Website. We do not collect credit card information via the Website, though third‐party links within the Website may do so independently for product purchases.
Tracking Activity on Our Website
Another way we may track site activity is through the use of electronic web beaconing tools, internet tags, and navigational data collection that may be transparent to you. These tools may, for example, count the number of users who visit that page. We do not use these anonymous tools to collect personally identifiable information.
How We Use Personal Information
Once collected, we may use your personal information (except for e‐mail addresses, which is outlined below) for the following purposes:
- Answer your e‐mails or online requests
- Send information you request
- Register you for programs and services you have requested
- Send and process surveys
- Ensure the Website is relevant to your needs
- Deliver services such as newsletters, meetings, specials, or events
- Notify you about new products, new services, special offers, upgrades, and other
- related information for aesthetic surgery services and other approved third parties
How We Use Your Email Address
The following defines how e‐mail will be handled for individuals and entities who have supplied their e‐mail address to Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC: We do not share, sell, trade, exchange, or rent your e‐mail address to vendors for them to market their products or services to you. When we send e‐mail to you, we may be able to identify information about your e‐mail address, such as whether you can view graphic‐rich HTML e‐mail. If your email address is HTML‐enabled, we may choose to send you graphic‐rich HTML e‐mail messages. These e‐mail messages may contain electronic web beaconing tools to measure the offer’s effectiveness so we know how to serve you better. We do not collect personally identifiable information through these electronic web beaconing tools.
How to Opt Out of Email
To opt out of an e‐mail list, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any e‐mail newsletter from the office. You may also send an e‐mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to unsubscribe.
With Whom We May Share Information
Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC may share personal information with our business partners in order to provide them an opportunity to offer products or services that may be of interest to you. Occasionally, we may hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf including, but not limited to, packaging, mailing, and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, consulting services, data modeling, printing, sending postal mail, and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver such services. They are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good‐faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal processes served on the corporation; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the corporation; or (c) protect the personal safety of personnel or members of the public in urgent circumstances.
Third Party Applications
Linked sites, such as those in connection with purchasing products referenced on our Website, are not under the control of Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC. Therefore, while we strive to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC is not responsible or liable for the contents or privacy practices of any third party website site or any link contained within a linked site. Links are provided to you as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement of the site by Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC or Fibra Design. We encourage you to note when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of all third party websites before submitting any personally identifiable information.
Minors Under 18 Years of Age
We do not knowingly solicit data online from or market online to minors under the age of 18 years.
Vinod V. Pathy, MD, LLC implements reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. We restrict access to personal information to business partners who may need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. You should be aware that no internet transmission is ever completely secure or free from error. In particular, e‐mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.