Internet Privacy Details
Relationships are built on trust. One of the most important elements of trust is respect for an individual’s privacy. Advanced Therapy Services values its relationship with you, and we take your personal privacy seriously.
We are committed to ensuring that users of this website understand this website’s privacy practices. This Internet Privacy Statement will outline (1) what personal information may be collected, (2) how that personal information may be utilized, (3) who may have access to the personal information, and (4) how the personal information is protected within the secure infrastructure of this website. This Internet Privacy Statement applies to this website, the services provided and the information collected.
If you have questions or concerns about this Internet Privacy Statement and/or the privacy practices of this website, please contact Advanced Therapy Services Privacy Office at 2648 Main Street Suite C Chula Vista, CA 91911 or via the “Contact Us” function within this web site.
Commitment to Confidentiality
Confidentiality is a top priority at Advanced Therapy Services. We are committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality with all of the information we receive from this website’s users. This Internet Privacy Statement assures you that the information you share with Advanced Therapy Services is kept confidential and fully secure.
Links to other websites may be available to provide you with additional useful information and services. Links that take you off this website are clearly labeled. Advanced Therapy Services is not responsible for the privacy policies or actions of those who control other websites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy policies of any website you visit.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Users of this website have the option to provide certain personal information. This personal information may be required in order to receive specific services. By providing such information, you are agreeing that Advanced Therapy Services may store, process, and review such information. And we may use this personal information for the purpose for which it was collected and as otherwise set forth on this page.
We collect certain personally identifiable information from our users at different places within this website. Our definition of personally identifiable information includes any information that may be used to specifically identify or contact you, such as your name, mail address, telephone number, etc. Certain information may not be personally identifiable when standing alone (e.g., your age), but may become so when combined with other information (e.g., your age and address).
Employers have the ability to register for access to the secured area of this website. To access the secured website, you may need to provide additional information such as organization names, addresses, group numbers, and tax identification numbers. The purpose of the registration process is to validate who is requesting access to our secured area. Registration also enables us to tailor the information you receive.
We recognize that when website users choose to provide personal information, they trust that we will protect their privacy and will provide them with choices about how that information is to be shared. Advanced Therapy Services will not sell, trade, rent or disclose the personal information that you provide unless required to do so by law.
We may share your personal information when we believe that such action is necessary to: (1) fulfill an enforceable government request; (2) conform with the requirements of the law or legal process; (3) protect or defend our legal rights or property, this website, or other users; or (4) protect your health and safety or the health and safety of this website’s users or the general public.
Technology Use on this Website
Information about you and your use of this website is collected through the use of session cookies. Session cookies are small text files that are stored within your computer. These files are used to facilitate your navigation throughout this website. Information stored within session cookies are not tied to your Personally Identifiable Information.
To gauge the effectiveness of this website, we may collect non-personal information about our website users. This information may include, among other things, your: IP address, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), domain names, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the website, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically collected data to personal information.
Internal Security Procedures
Information that you share on the website is kept strictly confidential and fully secure. Your encrypted (encoded) information is protected using “Secure Socket Layers (SSL)” as it passes between your browser and this website. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Only authorized persons are permitted to access your personal information. All authorized persons must abide by security, privacy, and confidentiality agreements.
If you send questions or comments to an e-mail address listed within this website or via a contact form located within this website, we will share your correspondence with a Advanced Therapy Services associate most capable of addressing your questions and concerns. We will retain your communications until we have done our very best to provide you with a complete and satisfactory response. Ultimately, we will either discard your communication or, in some cases, archive it. We will not keep your e-mail address for secondary purposes. All information and correspondence you share with us will be handled in the strictest confidence.
We may agree that e-mail has become a standard communication tool used by many different parties. Unfortunately by design standard Internet e-mail is not secure. For that reason, please do not use unsecured e-mail to communicate information to us that you may consider to be confidential. For communications concerning confidential information, please, reference the communication options located within “Contact Us” section of this website.
California Privacy Rights
Residents of the State of California, under certain provisions of the California Civil Code, have the right to request from companies conducting business in California a list of all third parties to which the company has disclosed certain personally identifiable information as defined under California law during the preceding year for third party direct marketing purposes. You are limited to one request per calendar year. In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. You may request the information in writing by contacting Advanced Therapy Services at the contact information listed at the bottom of this Internet Privacy Statement.
Internet Privacy Statement Changes
This Internet Privacy Statement is effective as of 9/20/2016. This Internet Privacy Statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.
If we decide to change this website’s privacy practices, we will post those changes to this Internet Privacy Statement, the home page, and other places that we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information is being collected, how the information is being used, and under what circumstances, if any, the information may be disclosed. Advanced Therapy Services reserves the right to modify this Internet Privacy Statement at any time, so please review it frequently.