ModernMD both respects and promotes your privacy in our clinics and online. As such, we are committed to protecting the personal information that you share with us in accordance with State, Federal & HIPPA regulations. Visitors to our website may browse at will without sharing identifying information. When the provision of personal information is required to complete a patient initiated action on the website, or you elect to share your personal information, this policy clarifies the terms by which this information is collected and protected.
Collection of Personal Information
Personal information is defined as information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, medical conditions or other information when needed to provide a service you requested.
General browsing visits to our website are made anonymously. We do not collect personal information for the purpose of reselling or distributing that information. While our geo-location functionality (to identify your nearest ModernMD, with your permission) or our digital analytics platform may log IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to share high level insights on your interactions with our website, we do not link your IP address to any personal information. Like many other consumer- facing websites, the ModernMD website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site. Please review the Cookies and Tracking Information section below for more information.
ModernMD collects personal information only when you elect to provide it, or when you submit your information to ModernMD via our website for any other reason.
When personal information is collected, we will inform you of the purpose for collection at the point of collection. ModernMD will not transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent. You will continuously maintain the option to “opt out” of receiving direct marketing or market research information. This means we assume you have given us your consent to collect and use your information in accordance with this Policy unless you take affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent, for instance by clicking or checking the appropriate option or box at the point of collection. In some cases, when applicable, we will provide you with the option of “opting in”; In such cases, we will require your affirmative action to indicate your consent before we use your information for purposes other than the purpose for which it was initially submitted.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of ModernMD’s website if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through ModernMD’s website.
Information Sharing And Disclosure
ModernMD does not and will not share your personal information with external parties without your permission, except under conditions explained below. Within the ModernMD organization, personal data is stored in controlled servers under limited access guidelines & stringent privacy controls. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where ModernMD, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.
ModernMD may send your personal information to other companies when we:
o When we have your consent to share the information
o Need to share your information to provide the service requested
o Need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of ModernMD to provide a service to you
o we will only provide the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose
Your ModernMD patient portal account information is password-protected for your privacy and security. ModernMD actively safeguards the security of the data you share with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. In certain areas of our website, ModernMD uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. While we prioritize the protection of your personal information, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you share it via the internet, as all websites are susceptible to attack. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and ensure you are using a secure browser to maintain general privacy best practices online.
Child Privacy And Non-Solicitation
Our website does not target and is not intended to attract children under the age of 17. ModernMD does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 17 or send them requests for personal information.
Third Party Websites And Hyperlinks
ModernMD’s website contains links to other sites. ModernMD does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to visit the dedicated websites of the organization to whom the link belongs for any additional clarification you may need regarding their privacy policies & protections.
ModernMD will amend this policy as needed, to comply with any and all updates to best practices & legislation. If we make any substantial changes to the way we use your personal information, we will notify you of these significant updates via a notice on this site.
Questions, Suggestions & Concerns
If you have questions or concerns about our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Terms & Conditions
ModernMD’s website is provided for information and education purposes only. No healthcare provider/patient relationship is established by your use of this site and no medical opinions, diagnosis or treatment is provided. The information on our website is designed to connect you to available resources, which you independently elect or decline – any information collected from our website should be used in consultation with a physician of your choice. No guarantees or warranties are made regarding any of the information contained on this website.
ModernMD’s website is in no way intended to offer specific medical or other professional advice to anyone. ModernMD is licensed to practice in the State of New York and this website is not intended to solicit patients from other states. Further, ModernMD’s website and its owners, may not be held responsible for external websites hyper-linked to this site as hyper-linking does not imply any relationships or endorsements.
Certain information contained within ModernMD’s website is subject to copyright and trademark protection with all rights reserved. Duplication or use without expressed written permission of ModernMD and its owners subjects the violator to both civil and criminal penalties.