TERMS OF USE FOR THIS WEBSITE

Effective: February 11, 2016

Welcome to Schweiger Dermatology Group, PLLC’s website. We are pleased you are here. Please review carefully our “Terms of Use for this Website.” These terms apply throughout our entire website. Additional terms may apply via state and federal laws. We hope you find our website useful.

I. Note the Practice of Medicine

No website can replace the physician/patient relationship. Our website is designed to provide information about our practice and to offer useful information about health care issues. This website does not:

  • a care provider – patient relationship
  • provide specific medical advice
  • constitute the practice of medicine
  • provide a substitute for medical care
  • Users of this website should always seek the advice of a licensed physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. If you believe you have a medical problem or condition, please seek medical attention from a qualified provider.
    *** If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

    II. No Endorsements

    Links from this website to third party websites do not imply this practice’s endorsement of any other websites’ product or service. Links from this website to third party websites are provided for your convenience and are intended only to enable access to these third party websites and for no other purpose. Please use your independent care and judgment when accessing these third party websites.

    III. Designed and Operated for Adult Users

    This website is designed and operated for users 18 years old and older. This website is not intended to be accessed by children. Those under the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian assist with use of this website.
    By using this website you agree that you will not:

  • Disrupt, disable, “hack” or in any way interfere with the proper functioning of this website
  • Use this website in a way that violates any law, act or treaty
  • Copy or “scrape” any content or images from this website without this practice’s prior written approval
  • IV. Secured Use of this Website

    If you access our “Patient Portal” or any other secured access area of this website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You also are responsible for all activities and actions that are transacted under your account or password.

    V. Copyright Notice

    You may not copy, reproduce, republish, repurpose, post, “scrape,” or use in any way of the content or images contained in this website without this practice’s prior written approval.

    VI. Digital Millenium Copyright Act

    This practice complies with the provisions of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. If you have a concern regarding the use of copyrighted material on this website, please contact us at: jgilbert@schweigerderm.com.

    VII. Disclaimers

    You understand and agree that this practice’s website and any services content, or information contained on or provided by this practice is provided on an “as is” basis. This practice does not make any express or implied warranties. In addition, this practice does not guarantee that use of its website will be free from technological difficulties including, but not limited to, unavailability of information, downtime, service disruptions, viruses or worms, and you understand that you are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output.

    To Our Patients: By choosing to use e-mail to communicate with us, you understand and agree to the following: The use of e-mail poses risks to the confidentiality of your health information. The internet is an open network and provides no inherent protection for confidential information. You accept these risks and waive the requirements under the HITECH Act for us to communicate with you. Further, e-mail sent to our office may not be routinely monitored. Please contact our practice by telephone (212-283-3000) or in person about critical or time-sensitive issues. In the event of a medical emergency, please contact 911.

    VIII. Limitations of Liability

    You assume any and all risks when using this website. This practice shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, monetary, punitive, special or exemplary damages, fines, fees, or penalties which are in any way related to the use of this website.
    Your only, sole and exclusive remedy for any claim or alleged claim arising from the use of this website is to STOP USING THIS WEBSITE.

    [Please note that some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of damages and/or liability. This means the above limitation of liability may not apply to your use of this website.]

    IX. Indemnification

    You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless this practice from any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs and/or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) that in any way relate to your use or misuse of this website. This shall include any third party claims which may arise as a consequence of your use of this website.

    X. Changes to this “Terms of Use for this Website” Statement

    This practice may alter, modify, revise, or amend any or all of this “Terms of Use for this Website” at any time. Such alterations, modifications, revisions or amendments shall be effective immediately upon either posting it/them to this website or upon notifying you.

    XI. Jurisdiction

    You agree and consent that any claim or dispute that in any way relates to your use of this website is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of New York, New York. This consent and agreement also applies to any person attempting to advance a claim on your behalf.

    XII. Contacting Us

    If you or anyone on your behalf has a question or concern about the “Terms of Use for this Website,” please contact us at jgilbert@schweigerderm.com. Thank you.

    PRIVACY POLICY

    Information we collect

    We collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“Non-PII”) from visitors to this Website. Non-PII is information that cannot by itself be used to identify a particular person or entity, and may include your IP host address, pages viewed, browser type, Internet browsing and usage habits, advertisements that you click on, Internet Service Provider, domain name, the time/date of your visit to this Website, the referring URL and your computer’s operating system. We use this information to understand our Website traffic and for maintenance of the Website.

    How this information used

    We collect this information to identify visitors, improve the content of our web pages, customize the content and/or layout of pages for each individual visitor, carry out research on customer demographics, interests and behaviors, and provide marketing messages relevant to your interests.

    How this information will be transferred to third party companies.

    This site uses Google Analytics and AdRoll to provide traffic analysis which helps us improve our website for visitors. Our blog also uses cookies to link the blog to Facebook & Twitter. Our blog service provider may also uses cookies to track traffic and use of the service.

    How can I remove myself from being retargeted?

    Schweiger Dermatology makes removing our tracking cookie easy for any user who wishes to do so. Users that don’t want to see Schweiger Dermatology’s Personalized Ads should email contact@schweigerderm.com with the subject ”COOKIES AND WEB BEACON REMOVAL.” Cookies are small text files that contain a string of alphanumeric characters that can also be deleted by the individual user. To learn how to clear your cookies and browsing history, click here and select the browser you use.

    Security

    We place great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our customers. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of customer data under our control.

    For example, we review our security and privacy policies periodically and only authorized personnel have access to user information.

    Your acceptance of these terms

    By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Sch and to the Merchenta privacy policy.

    If we change our Privacy Policy in any way, we will post these changes on this page.

    Last updated : February 2016