Endocrine Health and Wellness

of South Florida, Inc.

PRIVACY POLICY

February 20, 2023

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. (Endocrine Health and Wellness) values its clients, patients and our website users’ privacy.  This Privacy Policy, (“Policy”), will help you understand how we collect and use personal information from those who visit our website or make use of our website and services, and what we will and will not do with the information we collect.  Our Policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet, but to exceed, most existing privacy standards.

We reserve the right to amend and/or update this Policy at any given time.  If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.  If at any point in time Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email.  Users at that time shall have the option as to whether to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

This Policy applies to Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc., and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us.  Through the use of our website, endocrinesouthfl.com, you are therefore consenting to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.

Please note that this Policy does not govern the collection and use of information by companies that Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. does not control, nor by individuals not employed or managed by us.  If you visit a website that we may mention or link to, be sure to review its privacy policy before providing the site your information.  It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent, to better understand the way in which websites collect, make use of and share the information received.

Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following:

  1. What Personally Identifiable Information, (PII), is collected from you through our website;
  2. Why we collect PII and the legal basis for such collection;
  3. How we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared;
  4. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and
  5. Security procedures that are in place to protect against the misuse of your information.

Information We Collect

It is always up to you whether to disclose PII to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any services.  This website collects several types of information, such as:

  • Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc. which may be used when you seek to obtain services and to deliver the services you have requested.

In addition, Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, as well as the type of browser you are accessing our website with, your IP address, or type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

This website will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us.  It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for in this Policy.

Why We Collect Information and For How Long

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

  • To better understand your needs and provide you with the services you have requested;
  • To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services;
  • To possibly send you promotional emails containing information we think you may like when we have your consent to do so.

The data we collect from you will be maintained for no longer than necessary.  The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.

Use of Information Collected

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. will not sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.  Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. may collect and may make use of personal information to ensure delivery of the services you need and request.  At times, we may find it necessary to use PII as a means to keep you informed of other possible services that may be available to you from endocrinesouthfl.com

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. may also be in contact with you with regards to completing research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.

Disclosure of Information

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances:

  • as necessary to provide services you have requested;
  • in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented;
  • in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined;
  • as required by law, or in response to a subpoena;
  • to legally appointed auditors who are obligated to keep the information confidential;
  • as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;
  • as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc.

Non-Marketing Purposes

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. greatly respects your privacy.  We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. services).  In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.

Links to Other Websites 

Our website does NOT contain links to affiliate and other websites.  Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites.  Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Security 

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc. takes precautions to protect your information.  Our website has daily Backups and Malware Scanning, advanced Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) protection and Content Delivery Network (CDN) service to speed up the website, and a Firewall with a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificate installed.  All of these measures protect our website and our domain email which makes it compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations in terms of information and data exchange.  In turn, it protects you and your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.  Wherever we may collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way.  You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https://” at the beginning of the address of our webpage.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline.  Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to PII.  The computers and servers in which we store PII are kept in a secure environment.  This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the client/patient’s personal information under our control.

The company also uses SSL for authentication and private communications to build users’ trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information.

Acceptance of Terms

By using this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the Privacy Policy Agreement.  If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our website.  In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you agree to and accept such changes.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address

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Email:

contact@endocrinesoutfl.com

Telephone Number:

786-592-2744

Mailing Address:

Endocrine Health and Wellness of South Florida, Inc.
12060 SW 129th Court, Suite 205

Miami, Florida  33186