Information Manhattan Dermatology Collects
Ashley Magovern, M.D., Inc., d/b/a Manhattan Dermatology (referred to herein as “Manhattan Dermatology”) is a California professional medical corporation that owns and operates a general cosmetic, dermatology and pediatric dermatology practice. The Manhattan Dermatology website at www.manhattandermatology.com offers a variety of information about cosmetic, dermatology and pediatric dermatology services, resources and issues.
With the hope of customizing our Site to meet the individual wants and needs of our Site Users, to maximize the utility and function of the Site and to offer meaningful resources and services, Manhattan Dermatology collects various types of information from its Site Users. Manhattan Dermatology may use and disclose any and all health-related information and data that does not include any information about you that is personally identifiable. Similarly, any use or disclosure by Manhattan Dermatology of information about you that is not health-related, also will be subject to this Manhattan Dermatology Privacy Statement. Manhattan Dermatology is the sole owner of all information that is collected on this Site. We will not sell, share, or otherwise transfer this information in ways different than what is outlined in this Privacy Statement.
Site Users who use the Site for informational purposes only and who do not wish to make an appointment at the Manhattan Dermatology facility or sign up for our newsletter do not need to provide any personal information to Manhattan Dermatology. Such Site Users are free to navigate our Site without disclosing any personal information to us. We will not collect any personally identifiable information about these Site Users unless they affirmatively contact us and provide us with such information.
Site Users who wish to make an appointment, sign up for our newsletter, or who wish to use any other services offered via the Site, may be asked to provide certain basic information to Manhattan Dermatology. Depending on the services the Site User seeks to access, he or she may be required to submit more detailed information on a Patient Information Form, Patient Health Questionnaire or Cosmetic Questionnaire. For example, a Site User who wishes to make an appointment to receive Manhattan Dermatology services will be asked to provide his or her name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address. Manhattan Dermatology maintains its Site Users’ e-mail addresses in order to send confirmations electronically and to provide information about new services or special offers it may be offering. Each e-mail message from Manhattan Dermatology will contain instructions on how the recipient can opt-out of future e-mail communications from the Site.
How Manhattan Dermatology is Using this Information
Manhattan Dermatology’ primary goal in collecting information about our Site Users is to provide a complete suite of web-enhanced information catered to the individual wants and needs of our Site Users. One way we try to do this is by using the aggregate consumer information we gather to provide targeted information and enhanced services to our Site Users. We may, for example, send e-mail communications to interested Site Users, including information on specific topics of interest, special offers or announcing periodic Site and/or service updates. Site Users will not receive these directed mailings unless they affirmatively provide the Site with their e-mail address. Site Users may opt-out of receiving these mailings by electing not to provide their e-mail addresses or by unsubscribing to these directed mailings by following the opt-out instructions at the bottom of Manhattan Dermatology generated e-mail messages.
With whom Manhattan Dermatology is Sharing this Information
Manhattan Dermatology generally does not share with third parties the information that it gathers or collects. The Site only collects information that is necessary to provide Site Users with a service that the Site User has requested, or to assist in the administration and ongoing development of the Site.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Manhattan Dermatology may disclose information it has gathered from the Site under special circumstances when we believe, in good faith, that it is appropriate. For example, we may disclose personal user information when the law requires it or when we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, the rights or property of our Site Users or the rights or property of a third party. We reserve the right to disclose information for any other reason when we believe, in good faith, that it is necessary or appropriate under the circumstances, including but not limited to, our need to maintain or improve our services.
Site Users’ Ability to Access, Modify and Delete Personal Information
There are several mechanisms by which users may access, modify and delete personal information gathered by Manhattan Dermatology. First, users may control the information gathered by the Site by choosing not to provide certain personal information to the Site (including, for example, a Site User’s e-mail address). Site Users may also edit information provided to the Site by filling out the applicable forms with the modified or updated information. Alternatively, users who wish to review information gathered by Manhattan Dermatology about them should send an email to Manhattan Dermatology. Staff members at Manhattan Dermatology will collect and transmit the information that has been gathered to the requesting Site User via e-mail. Site Users who wish to modify or delete this information should send a second e-mail specifically delineating which information should be modified or deleted.
Manhattan Dermatology’s Commitment to Protecting the Privacy of Your Information
Although we recognize that no transfer of data over the Internet is risk free, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to secure all the information our users entrust to us. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site or your dealings with the Site, please contact us at Manhattan Dermatology, 400 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 205, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, phone: 310.546.1188, fax: 310.546.1189.