1. Information Provided by Users of the Sites
2. We Do Not Sell or Rent Personal Information
By “personal information” we mean information that can be used directly to identify you (including name, home address, email address, physical address, credit card information), as well as other information (like tastes and preferences) when coupled with your identifying information.
3. Protected Health Information – Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA)
All “Protected Health Information,” as defined in 45 CFR §160.03, provided on or through any of our Sites, including information stored in an Account, is subject to the Notices of Privacy Practices issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. No.104-191 (“HIPAA”).
For your reference, we have provided a copy of our own Da Vinci Surgical Notice of Privacy Practices as it relates to protected health information collected on or through any of our Sites or any of the services we provide, as well as the use and/or disclosure of such protected health information. We advise all Users of our Sites to review our Da Vinci Surgical Notice of Privacy Practices, and to contact us if they have any questions regarding such notice. The Notices of Privacy Practices issued under HIPAA may contain additional provisions relating to the use and disclosure of your protected health information that go beyond the terms of this Policy and/or our Da Vinci Surgical Notices of Privacy Practices.
4. Types of Information We Collect
We collect information about you, or another person on behalf of whom you create an Account, in various ways, including without limitation, information you provide to us, information we collect through your use of the Sites, and information we receive from third parties (“Information”). Information may include, without limitation, personal information as well as metadata provided by your use of the Sites or other information that you provide to us. For more details, please see “Choices Over How Your Information is Used” below.
Information You Volunteer. We collect the personal information you and others knowingly and voluntarily provide on or through our Sites.
Credit Card Information. If you establish a credit account with us or otherwise provide credit card information through any of the Sites, we collect additional information, including, but not limited to, billing address, credit card number and credit card expiration date, and tracking information from checks or money orders. In the event your credit card information has been compromised, you should immediately notify us to allow us to cancel the lost or compromised credit card and to update our records with information regarding any replacement credit card. We use, when feasible, encryption data using the Secure Sockets Layering (SSL) system or other similar encryption methods to encrypt your credit card information as it travels over the Internet and via wireless methods to and/or from our Sites.
Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser. We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes your IP address, the identity of your Internet service provider, the name and version of your operating system, the name and version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. Generally, we do not link the information provided by your browser to information that identifies you by name.
Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use "cookies" and other web technologies to collect information and support certain features of the Sites. For example, we may use these technologies to: (i) collect information about the ways people use the Sites - which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page; (ii) support the features and functionality of the Sites - for example, to save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits; and (iii) personalize your experience when you use the Sites.
Generally, the information we collect using these web technologies does not identify you personally. If, however, you have created a user identity, for example by registering with any of our Sites, we may link the information we collect using these web technologies to other information that identifies you personally.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave the Sites. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit the Sites, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features and functionality of the Sites.
Location Information. We may collect information about your location when you access or use our any of our Sites.
Device Information. We may collect information about the computer or mobile device used to access our Sites, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, identification numbers assigned to your mobile device, such as the ID for Advertising (IDFA) on Apple devices, and the Advertising ID on Android devices, mobile network information, and website or app usage behavior
Website Visitor Data; Statistics. We may gather data on the activity on our Sites, such as how many people visit one or more of the Sites, the web pages they visit, where they come from, how long they stay, etc. The data is collected on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means that no personally identifiable information is associated with the data. This data helps us improve our content and overall usage. The information is not shared with other organizations for their independent use. This information does not identify any individual personally. Rather, this information constitutes de-personalized and de-identified information in an aggregate form (“De-Identified Information”).
Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page.
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
5. How We Use Your Information
Except as provided in this Policy or the Da Vinci Surgical Notices of Privacy Practices, we generally do not collect personal information about visitors to and/or Users of our Sites. We may use the personal information:
6. How We Share Personal Information with Others
We may disclose personal information to any person performing audit, legal, operational, or other services for us. We will use information which does not identify the individual for these activities whenever reasonably possible. Information disclosed to vendors or contractors for operational purposes may not be re-disclosed to others by such a vendor or contractor, except as permitted by us and applicable law.
We may also disclose personal information as follows:
Compliance with Laws and Protection of Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose Information, including personal information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order, a search warrant or a subpoena, or for other situations we determine to be an emergency. We may also disclose Information, including personal information, to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of our Sites; to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions of Use or other agreements; to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our Users or others. Information, including personal information, may also be shared with third party service providers who work on our behalf or help us operate our business and Sites and our affiliates. We may also share Information, including personal information, to prevent illegal uses of the Sites or violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use or defend ourselves against third party claims.
Third-Party Service Providers. We may share personal information collected through our Sites with third-party service providers who act for or on behalf of us. These third-party service providers may need information about you in order to perform their functions. These companies are required by contract to keep your personal information confidential and may use it only to provide services on our behalf.
Statistics. We share statistical information about the use of our Sites with our donors, sponsors and partners. This information does not identify any individual personally. Rather, this information constitutes de-personalized and de-identified information in an aggregate form.
International Transfer. Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including personal information, to the United States and process it there.
7. Choices Over How Your Information is Used
Unsubscribing. To unsubscribe from our newsletter or mailing/e-mailing list(s), simply choose the Unsubscribe link on our Sites or on any electronic communication we disseminate and you will be instantly removed. Opting out of any of these emails will not stop operational or transactional messages such as password-reset or account related information from us and/or the brand or line of business in question. We may occasionally provide you with the opportunity to opt in to receive email messages from third parties. If you do opt in, we’ll share your e-mail address with the specific third party in question. Please review the privacy policies of such third parties to see how they treat your personal information.
Mobile Text Messaging. If you’ve signed up for mobile text messaging offers but later decide you no longer wish to receive these offers, simply follow the opt-out instructions included in the mobile message.
Mobile Push Notifications/Alerts. With your consent, we may send push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.
Location Information. You may have the ability to turn location-based services on and off by adjusting the settings of your Internet browser or mobile device or, for some devices, by revoking permission for our mobile apps to access your location information.
Cookies. Your browser may offer the ability to block or delete cookies from your device. Simply follow your browser’s instructions on how to block and clear cookies.
Other Marketers/Our Partner Companies. If you don’t want your basic contact and purchase information shared with other merchants and exchanges, or our partner companies, for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us – see “Additional Information – Questions – Contact Us” below.
Do Not Track Disclosure. We support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser. We respect the privacy of our Users as well as visitors to our Sites and their choice to enable “Do Not Track”; however, the standards for implementation vary from browser to browser and the internet industry groups have not settled on what exactly “Do Not Track” means for site owners and users. Furthermore, there is currently no method of electing “Do Not Track” on mobile applications. Currently, most internet companies, do not modify their behavior upon receipt of “Do Not Track” requests.
The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. These policies and procedures may include, when feasible, encryption of data using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) system, or other similar encryption methods, and using a secured messaging service when your personal information is sent electronically through the Sites.
Despite these policies and procedures, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the personal information we have collected from you. As such, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from us via the Sites, by Internet, text message or email cannot be guaranteed.
10. Protecting Children Under the Age of Thirteen
We do not knowingly collect information provided by children under the age of 13. If you are a minor (under the age of 18), you can use the Sites only with the consent and under the supervision of your parents or legal guardians. If you are a minor, please do not submit any personal information to, on or through any of the Sites, or any part thereof. IF YOU ARE 13 YEARS OR YOUNGER, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITES, OR ANY PART THEREOF, FOR ANY PURPOSE. Skin PS does not permit children under the age of 18 to create or maintain an Account or register as a User.
11. Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your Account is active or as needed to provide you services on or through our Sites. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. In compliance with our standard data retention policies, we may delete data of inactive Accounts without prior notification.
12. Patient Privacy
Da Vinci Surgical is aware of the privacy needs for well-known individuals and media personalities. Special entrance to our office may be provided to assure anonymity and protection from undesired attention. Our staff is trained to ensure the discretionary requirements of any patient visiting our office. Please contact our office manager for further information on this policy.
13. California Resident Rights
Our state of the art facility has been serving wide spectrum of procedures from lipsuction, breast augmentation to medical spa procedures and minimally invasive procedure with great success and very low complications.