CHESAPEAKE UROLOGY IS A “COVERED ENTITY” UNDER THE TERMS OF THE HEALTH INFORMATION PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1996, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS “HIPAA”. TO REVIEW THE HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES OF CHESAPEAKE UROLOGY, CLICK HERE.
The Information Chesapeake Urology Collects
Personally Identifiable Information. During your interactions with the Site, such as when you register with the Site, Chesapeake Urology may wish to collect information that personally identifies who you are, such as your name, address, email address and/or telephone number.
Anonymous Information. Chesapeake Urology may collect non-personally-identifiable information during your visit. Examples of non-personally-identifiable information may include your Internet access provider, your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, information regarding your user profile, your browser and operating system, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, the address of any Site you linked from, and aggregate, statistical data such as usage, traffic patterns and user demographics based on your use of the Site. Chesapeake Urology collects non-personally-identifiable information in order to, among other things, provide you with or assist in the provision of information through the Site, to maintain the performance of the Site, and to make the Site more useful. Chesapeake Urology may also share this non-personally-identifiable information in aggregated form with third parties so that these third parties may provide you with more relevant services and advertisements.
Chesapeake Urology’s Use and Disclosure of Collected Information
Personally Identifiable Information Use. Chesapeake Urology may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address or e-mail address in order to, among other things, add you to its database, send you Chesapeake Urology updates and newsletters, and provide you with the information and/or services that you have requested through the Site. By providing such personal information, you agree to such uses. Chesapeake Urology retains such personally identifiable information only for as long as is necessary depending on the reason for your submission of such personally identifiable information, and collects no more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to provide you with the services for which such information is collected.
Personally Identifiable Information Disclosure. Chesapeake Urology recognizes your trust and fully respects your privacy. Chesapeake Urology does not sell or otherwise disclose any personally identifiable information to any third parties other than: (1) as required by law; (2) in the event of an acquisition, merger, bankruptcy or other change in control of Chesapeake Urology and/or the Site; or (3) with your affirmative consent at the time you provide such information. If you have indicated that you would like to receive information from Chesapeake Urology, we may send you occasional updates via e-mail. If you prefer not to receive these e-mail updates, simply follow the instructions on how to unsubscribe included in the messages you receive.
Maintenance of Information and Security Protections. Chesapeake Urology maintains safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of any personally identifiable information that you disclose to Chesapeake Urology through this website. Chesapeake Urology utilizes what Chesapeake Urology believes to be reasonable security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of personally identifiable information under Chesapeake Urology’s control, and Chesapeake Urology limits access to your personally identifiable information within Chesapeake Urology to those employees who need to know the personally identifiable information to provide information, services and/or products to you. However, due to the nature of the Internet, computer networks, systems and other factors, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Chesapeake Urology to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully, regardless of Chesapeake Urology’s best intentions. As such, Chesapeake Urology cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Chesapeake Urology, including without limitation personally identifiable information.
Any personally identifiable information that constitutes protected health information under HIPAA that is collected on this website will be safeguarded with physical, electronic and administrative measures in accordance with HIPAA.
Links. The Site may contain links to third party sites at which your personally identifiable information is collected and used. Your visit to any third party website is governed by the privacy and other policies applicable to that site. Chesapeake Urology cannot control nor is it responsible for any such third party collection or use of your personally identifiable information or the content or policies of such sites, and Chesapeake Urology expressly disclaims any liability related to such sites.