Keeping Your Personal Information Safe
This privacy statement exists in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of personal health information provided by vistors interacting with our website. We place the utmost importance on the privacy of your personal information. This policy discloses our information collecting and disseminating practices for this website.
At Wellness Way Chiropractic, we acknowledge how important protecting your privacy is and this policy is designed to help you understand how personal information provided to us is collected, used and safeguarded to guide you in making informed decisions while utilizing our site. This policy will continue to be assessed based on new technology, best business practices and the needs of our patients and customers.
Information We Collect
This website is enable to collect two types of information: personal information that you knowingly disclose to us on an individual basis and site use information collected anonymously on an aggregate basis as you browse our Web site.
Personal Information You May Knowingly Choose to Disclose:
- Registration Information: Registering for any products, services or newsletters from Wellness Way Chiropractic requires you provide us information about yourself. This information may include name, email address, mailing address, phone number or birthdate.
- Payment Information: Some of our services may require you to provide personal information and authorization for obtaining information from credit processing services. This information may include name, mailing address, email address, credit card number, name on credit card, credit card billing address, or business/home phone number.
- Insurance Information: If you request for us to verify your insurance coverage, we may require information and authorization to obtain information from your insurance company. This information may include name, birthdate, mailing address, email address, home phone number, insurance carrier, insurance phone number, subscriber/member number, group number, policy holder name, and policy holder birthdate.
- Email Information: If you choose to use email to contact us, we may retain your email address and the content of email messages for our records. We provide the same privacy protections for email correspondance that we use in the protection of information received by mail or phone.
Web Site Usage Information
As with most other commercial sites, the Wellness Way Chiropractic website uses “cookie” technology (see “What Are Cookies?” below for more information) and web server logs to analyze how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date/time of visits, the viewed pages, the time spent on those pages, and the web pages visited immediately prior to and after our the Wellness Way Chiropractic site.
Using The Information Provided To Us
In general, we utilize personal information for the purposes of providing products and services requested by our patients, administering business activities, processing payments for products and services, monitoring the use of our services, marketing and promotional activities, and improving our content and offerings. These lawful uses of information allow us to improve our web site to better meet the needs of our users and customers.
Furthermore, this information may be shared on an aggregate basis with third parties. However, personally identifiable information will not be shared with third parties except as required by law.
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify our patients and customers about changes to our website or special offers you may find valuable. If you do not wish to receive these messages, you may notify us at any time.
What Are Cookies?
An internet cookie is a small file that a website asks for permission from your computer to store on your hard disk for the purpose of collecting anonymized information about your browsing habits. Internet browsers are generally set to allow cookies by default, though you can change this setting to disallow accepting cookies if desired. If you refuse to accept cookies, it is possible some functions of our website may not appear properly. A cookie cannot access any other information on your hard drive.
Cookies, in combination with our web server logs, allow us to track the aggregate number of visitors to our website and track which pages are most popular. This information allows us to constantly improve our web experience. Cookies do not gather any personally identifiable information.
IP addresses are numbers used by your computer network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server when you visit our site as part of a demographic profile known as traffic data.
Sharing and Selling Information
We will never share, sell or lend personally identifiable information (such as phone numbers or email addresses) except to the extent that it is necessary to process or transaction or provide you with a requested service.
Accessing and Requesting Copies of Your Information
You may request an electronic copy of all of the personally identifiable information we keep in our database by contacting us via email. If you would like a printed copy of this information for for further information about our privacy policies and practices please contact us at:
Wellness Way Chiropractic
3305 Harvester Road Unit 10-14 Suite 100
Burlington, ON L7N 3N2
Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information
If legally compelled to do so, we may disclose your information to law enforcement if we, in good faith, believe it is required by the law or for protecting our legal rights. We may also disclose your account information if we have good reason to believe that disclosure of this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be in violation of our Terms of Service or to ensure the continued safety of our users and the general public.
Other Web Sites Linked To or From Our Web Site
Commitment To Information Security
Your information is collected and stored on servers located within the United States, therefore laws regarding the storage of personal information may be more or less strict than the laws of our users’ countries of residence or citizenship. In an effort to prevent unauthorized data access, maintain accurate information, and ensure the correct use of data, we utilize appropriate electronic, physical and managerial safeguards to secure any information we may collect through this website.
Our website allows newsletter and other service subscribers to unsubscribe at any time to opt out of future messages. After unsubscribing, we will discontinue sending this type of message as soon as technically feasible.
Surveys and Contests
Periodically we may request contact and/or demographic information from our users for surveys or contests. Contact information collected for contests will be used for contacting winners and awarding prizes. Survey information will be used for monitoring and improving user satisfaction of our website.
A Note About Children
Children may not use our services without the consent and supervision of an adult guardian and we request that children under the age of 14 do not submit any personally identifiable information to us.
Acquisition or Changes in Ownership
In the event that this website is sold or ownership is transferred, the information stored may be considered part of its assets and may therefore be transferred to the new owner.