Website Privacy Policy

Hand and Microsurgery Associates Inc. (HMA) has adopted a privacy policy in relation to public use of their website. The policy protects and secures any and all information shared by any user. This policy became effective as of July 1, 2012. The policy ensures all information collected from users will be in accordance with said policy. This policy may be updated periodically. It is the user’s responsibility to review the current policy.

Information requested:

Name and job title

Contact information including email address

Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

Other information relevant to appointment scheduling and patient referrals

How information is managed:

Internal record keeping

Improve products and services

With user’s permission, users may receive an email regarding updates on relevant information, opportunities or services.

With user’s permission, users may be contacted for market research purposes. The method of communication will be the user’s discretion. For example, email, phone, fax or mail.

Security

Hand and Microsurgery Associates, Inc. user’s information is secure. Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been installed to ensure the security of said website including the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Technology.

Cookie Files

A cookie file is a small file which is placed on the user’s hard drive with their permission. This file gathers information regarding likes and dislikes and recording preferences. It allows the website owner access to see which page is most visited and which information is most used. It enables the company to improve the information on the website based on the feedback users provide through the cookie file. However, at no time does a company have access to the user’s computer or their information. A user can choose to accept or decline the use of the cookie file. A user may decline by modifying your browser setting. This may prevent taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Hand and Microsurgery Associates, Inc. can only ensure security for users of the HMA website. The links provided for the convenience of the HMA users are not managed or secured by the staff of HMA. Therefore, HMA cannot be held responsible for breaches of security on these sites. These sites are not governed by the same privacy statement. All users should exercise caution and review the privacy statement on the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

Hand and Microsurgery Associates, Inc. does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer personal identifiable information to outside parties. Trusted third parties who sign an agreement to keep this information private are used for the necessity of operating HMA. These parties may include operating website, conducting business or servicing users. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.