Normal website usage:
Rheumatology Center of San Diego has a firm commitment to internet privacy. You can visit most portions of www.rheumSD.com without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal web site visit is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.
Collection and use of personally identifiable information:
Rheumatology Center of San Diego may collect email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to www.rheumSD.com. For example, our site uses forms for visitors to request information, and services. Contact information from the form is used to reply visitors with information requested.
We occasionally have third parties perform services on our behalf, such as data processing, marketing, analytics, credit card processing, providing customer service, advocacy and outreach, etc. These third parties have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their services for the Rheumatology Center of San Diego and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the personal information.
We may also use or disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or this site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, this site or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, site users, or the public.
Rheumatology Center of San Diego uses industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies in an attempt to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information. While we try our best to safeguard your personal information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Rheumatology Center of San Diego does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization without your explicit consent.
We may ask you verbal permission to take you photograph. This will be for healthcare operations purposes only and will never be shared. It will be taken in our office and will be stored in our electronic medical records thus, it does not require patients’ written authorization.
Your California Privacy Rights:
Opt-Out and Correction Procedures:
To opt out of having your information exchanged with other organizations, or to unsubscribe from Rheumatology Center of San Diego communications, send us email or postal mail as follows:
Email to info@rheumSD.com
Send postal mail to:
Rheumatology Center of San Diego
8895 Towne Centre Dr, Suite 105 #377
San Diego, CA 92122
In your letter or email, make sure to give us your:
·Mailing address (including City, State and Zip Code)
·Indication that you do not wish to have your information exchanged with other organizations, and/or other instructions.
The Rheumatology Center of San Diego may contact you by email to communicate advocacy and educational messages, and other information that may be of interest to users of this site. There are several ways in which you can opt-out of receiving such future email communications from us:
We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out at the point where we request information from you, such as when you take action through our site.
When you set up an account you also have the opportunity to specify the email subscriptions that you wish to receive or not receive. You can update your email subscription preferences through your account at any time. We also permit you to correct or update certain personal information that you have provided by editing your profile on your account.
You also have an opportunity to opt-out of receiving future email communications from us by following the “unsubscribe” or “remove” instructions contained in emails we send you.
We may continue to contact you via email for administrative or informational purposes, including, but not limited to, follow-up visits.