Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which dralissaellis.com collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.dralissaellis.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by www.dralissaellis.com.

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

WEB BROWSER COOKIES

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION

dralissaellis.com may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails

We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

dralissaellis.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us here.

 PATIENT PRIVACY POLICY

Dr. Alissa Ellis and team are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of our patients’ health information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This privacy policy outlines how we handle your protected health information (PHI), your rights as a patient, and our responsibilities in safeguarding your information.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH INFORMATION

Dr. Ellis and team may use and disclose your PHI for the purposes of treatment, payment, and health care operations without your prior consent. This includes, but is not limited to, sharing information with other healthcare providers involved in your care, using your information to obtain payment for services provided, and using your information in connection with our healthcare operations such as quality assessment and improvement activities.

OTHER USES AND DISCLOSURES

Your PHI may also be used or disclosed in the following situations without your authorization:

  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • In response to court orders or legal proceedings.
  • To law enforcement officials in certain situations.
  • For public health activities such as preventing disease outbreaks.
  • If necessary, to prevent a serious threat to health or safety.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the following rights regarding your PHI:

  • The Right to Request Restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your PHI. However, we are not required to agree to a restriction you request.
  • The Right to Receive Confidential Communications about your health information through alternative means or at alternative locations.
  • The Right to Access and Copy your PHI, with limited exceptions. We may charge a reasonable fee for copying costs.
  • The Right to Amend your PHI if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete.
  • The Right to Receive an Accounting of disclosures of your PHI made by us, excluding disclosures for treatment, payment, and healthcare operations.
  • The Right to Receive a Paper Copy of this notice upon request.

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Dr. Alissa Ellis is required by law to:

  • Maintain the privacy of your PHI.
  • Provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI.
  • Abide by the terms of this privacy notice.
  • Notify you if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction on how your information is used or disclosed.
  • Accommodate reasonable requests you may have to communicate health information by alternative means or at alternative locations.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to change our privacy practices and the terms of this policy at any time, provided such changes are permitted by applicable law. Before we make a significant change in our privacy practices, we will change this notice and post the new notice clearly on the Dr. Alissa Ellis website.

COMPLAINTS

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us here.