Online Privacy Policy

 

We are sensitive to protecting the privacy of our website visitors. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to let you know how Dr. Joseph Pazona, his staff, and authorized representatives (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Pazona MD”) handle information received from you through this website, as well as inform you of the risks involved when you communicate or provide information by way of the Internet. Keep in mind that changes are periodically made to this Privacy Statement without notice and it is your responsibility to review the Statement when you use this website. By continuing to use this site, you consent to any changes to our policy or terms of use.

During your visit to Pazona MD’s 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 healthcare professional for all matters relating to personal medical and health care issues.

Health and Medical Information

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. Pazona MD protects covered health and medical information as required by HIPAA and applicable state law. Similarly, Pazona MD may use covered health and medical information as permitted by HIPAA and applicable state law.

Security/Confidentiality

If you transmit or provide data to Pazona MD, it is confidential. Pazona MD does not sell or publish peoples’ personal information and financial information.

No transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Pazona MD will, however, use a number of physical 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 Web site.

Information Collection and Storage

Personally Identifiable Information: Pazona MD does not collect information that personally identifies you unless you choose to provide it to Pazona MD (for example, Web pages that allow you to request an ebooklet, complete an online contact form or send an e-mail message). The personal information you submit is shared only with those people at Pazona MD who need this information to respond to your question or request, and as otherwise permitted by law to allow Pazona MD 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: Pazona MD 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).

Pazona MD collects some of this information using persistent “cookies” to recognize a repeat visitor and gather general information about how the site is viewed. Pazona MD 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.

Email

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 Pazona MD’s website may wish to deliver information to you via email and/or distribute news and announcements via email. Please note, Pazona MD 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

Pazona MD’s website contains links to other websites that are not managed or controlled by Pazona MD. These links are provided for your convenience only. Pazona MD does not review, endorse or take responsibility for the content of these other websites. Pazona MD bears no responsibility for the content in any linked websites. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to Pazona MD’s 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.

Printing or Downloading Information

Unless otherwise stated, you may print or download information from Pazona MD’s 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 copyright law.

Website Contact Information

If you have questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact Dr. Joseph Pazona at: joe@pazonamd.com

Pazona MD

2201 Murphy Avenue, Ste 403

Nashville, TN 37203