WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT

Protecting your private information is our priority.  This Statement of Privacy applies to the RetinaCare Consultants website only at www.retinacareny.com and governs data collection and usage.  For the purposes of this Website Privacy Statement, unless otherwise noted, all references to RetinaCare Consultants include www.retinacareny.com and RetinaCare.  The RetinaCare website is an informational website only.  By using the RetinaCare website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

 

Any questions directly relating to your health care or potential health care with RetinaCare Consultants must be handled by calling our office at (518) 218-1234 or by visiting the Patient Portal provided under Patient Resources or in the information presented to you at your initial office visit.  

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

An individual is able to access and browse the RetinaCare Consultants website at any time  without providing any personal information. We do not collect personally identifiable information (such as email, phone number, name, etc.) through the RetinaCare Consultants website.

THIRD PARTY

RetinaCare does not sell, rent, or lease any personally identifiable information to third parties.

In the event you access any website requiring you to create a user name and password, you are solely responsible for protecting your user name and password and keeping them confidential.

 

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Web server.  This information can include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses.  This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the RetinaCare website.  Personally identifiable information is not collected from these sources.

Please note that although such information is not personally identifiable, we can determine from an IP address a visitor's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.

 

Use of Cookies - First Party

The RetinaCare website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience.  A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

 

We collect non-personally identifiable information using "First Party" cookies.  First party cookies are distinct from third party cookies in that they are created and directly served by the company hosting the website.  RetinaCare Consultants uses the Wix website hosting platform and you can access the Wix Privacy Policies for your information.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time.  The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.  

We use two types of  cookies on this site:

  • Persistent Cookies: Used to recognize a repeat visitor, which provides an opportunity to offer the visitor a set of services or information requested in a previous visit.

  • Session Cookies: Used to track a visitor's path through the RetinaCare website during a visit, to help us understand how people use our site.

 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the RetinaCare services or websites you visit. You can also delete cookies at any time and may find this option in the "help" section of your Web browser.

Links

This website contains links to other websites.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

RetinaCare reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  We will notify you about any significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page.  Your continued use of the RetinaCare website and/or Services available through the website after such modifications will constitute your:  (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

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