HIPAA — Notice of Privacy Practices
Please read our Notice of Privacy Practices to learn about your privacy rights in regards to your medical information and how you can get access to this information.
What personal information do we gather from those who visit our website?
When you visit our website we collect and store any information you enter on our website, or that you provide to us in offline contacts we have with you. We also collect information that is collected and stored automatically when you browse our website. Information is collected from visitors to the website in the following areas:
Some areas of the website may allow you to order products or services, whether or not for a fee. In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction. This may include contact information, e-mail address, telephone number and your credit card information.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you browse our website, you and your web browser may also transmit information that we automatically collect. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer), the web pages you visit and the time of your visit, and other click-stream data. This information may be combined with other personal information you have provided. This information is automatically provided by your browser, and we use such information to improve the performance of our website, to determine how best to provide useful information to users, and to make improvements to the website.
We may also place small data files, called “cookies,” in the browser file of your computer’s hard drive. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with the website. We use the cookies to record Website statistics. Most browsers automatically accept the cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies. Certain web pages may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.
On our site, you may also have an opportunity to communicate with us by e-mail. You may also choose to provide your e-mail address to receive communications from us or third parties.
How do we use your personal information?
Vision Forward Association values your privacy. Be assured that Vision Forward does not sell or rent your personal information to third-parties. We use your personal information to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of our website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information. If you do not want your information used, discontinue all use of the Website. We may collect, track and/or use your information to:
If you submit personally identifiable information to us, then we will use your information to provide you with the features and functionality of the website, personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product information in which you are most interested. There are also times when it may be advantageous for Vision Forward Association to make certain personal information about you available to companies that Vision Forward Association has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for Vision Forward to provide services to you on our behalf. For example, some areas of the website may allow you to conduct e-commerce transactions (such as purchases, etc.). In connection with these transactions, we collect data necessary to complete the transaction that is furnished by you. This information may be furnished to a third party in order to facilitate the transaction.
Links to Other Sites
Since we are committed to your privacy and security, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to attempt to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online. However, please remember that no transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us or from us, and you do so at your own risk. When you place an order or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
You should also take precautions to protect your personal data, when using the website. Make sure you use a secure web browser.
The website is hosted in the United States. If you are a user accessing the website from any other country with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to such transfer.