Collection of Anonymous and Personally Identifiable Information and Privacy
By using this website, you agree that without limitation Perlman Clinic (i) may monitor your use of this website and (ii) may use the results of such monitoring. Generally, data we obtain can be categorized as either anonymous information or personally identifiable information.
Anonymous Information is information that cannot be traced back to a specific individual. An example would be tracking how many times our site is visited. However, personal information such as your name, e-mail address and gender is information not tracked unless you provide us with same. Perlman Clinic may collect aggregate queries for internal reporting. We may use our visitor’s activity in an analysis to help us understand the use of our site and visitor interest.
Personally Identifiable Information is information such as your name, email address, mailing address and telephone number. You always provide this personal information voluntarily.
When a form provides the ability to receive future emails from Perlman Clinic and you choose to opt-in, you will be added to the email list selected. You may review and change your information with us at any time by doing so under a link that will be provided with an email sent to you. To opt-out from having any email communications from us, please click on the opt-out or unsubscribe link in any message we send you. This will give you the option to unsubscribe or update your message preferences. If an email does not include an opt-out option and you wish to do so, please contact us at [email protected].
Perlman Clinic participates in an Organized Health Care Arrangement (OHCA) with the University of California, San Diego Health System (UCSD) for purposes of compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This notice is jointly used by and jointly describes the practices of all participants within the OHCA, including, without limitation any health care professional authorized to enter information into your medical record. Your health information is integrated into UCSD’s electronic health recordkeeping system. UCSD also has its own Notice of Privacy Practices that can be accessed at http://health.ucsd.edu/hipaa/Pages/hipaa.aspx.
The OHCA will follow the terms of this joint notice. The OHCA may share medical information with each other for treatment, payment, or health care operations related to the OHCA as well as for research related purposes conducted at UCSD and at all related UC Medical Groups and UC Hospitals.
Information sent through an email message is unsecured and can be seen on computers that transfer data from your computer to Perlman Clinic and from Perlman Clinic to your computer. We recommend that you do not email personal health information, or any other confidential personal information, to Perlman Clinic. Should you choose to provide information in this manner (i) you do so at your own risk and (ii) you authorize Perlman Clinic to communicate with you through email. Please see our Privacy Practices under the HIPAA link in this website.
Tracking Technology and Cookies
Some parts of Perlman Clinic’s website may place small data files (“cookies”) in your browser’s file storage area of your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a small data file that a web site may write to your hard drive when you visit the site. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID. A user ID is used to track the pages you visit. The only personal information a cookie contains is information you supply. Cookies automatically identify your browser to our server as you communicate with our website. Cookies can store your preferences through a password you select to access a website. Cookies also help us review website traffic patterns and improve our site. Most browsers automatically accept these cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies. This, however, may prevent you from using some of the features of our website.
Privacy Protection for Children
Perlman Clinic will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without parental consent. When we do receive information (with parental consent) from users under the age of 13, we will not share such personally identifiable information with third parties.
Third Party Sites
Perlman Clinic’s website form time to time will contain links to other sites. We do not share your personal information with those websites and Perlman Clinic is not responsible for their privacy policies or practices. You are encouraged to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
Questions and Inquires
If you have any questions or suggestions concerning our website or use and disclosure of personal information, please email us at [email protected].