SECTION 1 - INTRODUCTION
Tidewater Health is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information as well as provide individuals with notice of its legal duties, privacy practices and your rights with respect to health information. These notices will be provided to you– for your consent and approval– at or prior to your first appointment. Tidewater Health Center is required to abide by the terms of theses notices currently in effect. Tidewater Health reserves the right to change the terms of its notice and to make the new notice provisions effective for all Protected Health Information that it maintains.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
All notices and practices will be provided to you–for your review and consent– at or prior to your first appointment.
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. We may use Patient Information to e-mail or communicate with you on products, services and information that we believe are pertinent or of interest to you. These providers are prohibited from using any of your personal contact information, such as an email address–for any purpose other than to send communications on our behalf.
It is our intention to only send email communications that would be useful to you and that you want to receive. When you provide us with your email address as part of the registration or appointment setting process, we will place you on our list of patients to receive informational and promotional emails. In addition, patients and visitors to our website are given the opportunity to “opt-in” to receive electronic promotional communications by selecting the option to receive promotional emails from us on our website.
You may “opt-out” at any time from our promotional emails by clicking the link to “unsubscribe” or “opt-out,” located in the footer of any e-mail we send.
Certain third-party service providers, such as e-mail database platforms, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are provide to them. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 5 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
SECTION 6 - COOKIES
Our website uses “cookies” to store information about your interaction with our website– such as pages viewed, time spent on website, return visits to our website. Our cookies do not corrupt or damage your computer, programs or computer files.
You may set your browser to block cookies at any time.
SECTION 7 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our company is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to service to you.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at email@example.com or by mail at
1435 Stuart Engals Blvd, Suite 101, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464