Privacy Policy

Internet Privacy Policy

Information about your privacy at coastalvascular.com

Your privacy, and the privacy of all users of this website, is important to us. Accordingly, we have adopted the following privacy policy. Our policy is based on the principles of notice, access and security in the collection and use of all information regarding our users and their activities at our site.

1. Notice
This policy tells you, among other things, who operates this website, for whom it is operated, what information we gather from you, how we may use or disclose that information and our efforts to protect it. Please read this policy carefully, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding its contents.

Types of Information Collected
In connection with your use of our site, we ask for and may collect a variety of information from and about you in different ways. For example, when you complete the contact form, we ask for and store your name, email address, phone number, other identifying contact data and some limited medical-symptom data. Some of this may be considered Personal Health Information (“PHI”) and covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).

Use of Information
Coastal Vein and Vascular Specialists provide appropriate safeguards and protections outlined by HIPAA to ensure the safety of your personal health information. The only use of this personal health information is to pass it along to the staff at Coastal Vein and Vascular Specialists for follow-up and contact.

Disclosure of Information
Aside from the parties mentioned above, we will not disclose your personal information to anyone else, unless compelled by law: We may disclose information to fulfill certain legal and regulatory requirements or if we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is legally required or necessary to protect others’ rights or to prevent harm.

Changes to Privacy Policy.
It may be necessary from time to time for us to modify this policy to reflect changes in the way we collect and use information or changes in privacy-related laws, regulations, and industry standards. Accordingly, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting the revised policy on this website. This policy was posted on January 21, 2018. Data will be handled in accordance with the policy in effect.