Privacy Policy

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Updated and Effective May 25, 2018

This Privacy Policy sets out how Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC uses and protects any information that you give Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC when you use this website.

Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

 

Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC, takes personal privacy very seriously and respects the privacy needs and concerns of our customers. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number, address, date of birth and health information (“Personal Information”) we gather about you, what we do with it, the safeguards we have in place to protect it, and how you can control our use of it.

By using the drpoojaamyshah.com (the “Website”), the user agrees, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy. When you provide Personal Information to the Website, you are consenting to the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your Personal Information, as set out below.

 

Who May Use the Website

The Website is intended for users from the United States and those not governed by privacy policies of other countries. Do not send us information unless you consent to the application of United States law to the use and disclosure of your information consistent with this Privacy Policy. The Websites is not intended or designed to attract users under the age of 18. We do not collect Personal Information from any person we know to be under the age of 18. If you are under 18, we ask that you not send us any Personal Information.  

 

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We may collect Personal Information that you provide us when you:

  • Request certain information about our services;

  • Visit the Website;

  • Sign up to receive Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC's blog and/or newsletter;

  • Provide us with comments or suggestions.

The Personal Information required to be provided with respect to the above enables us to process the relevant request for task or service, to verify your identity as required.

 

Other Uses of Personal Information

To improve our Website and Services – we continually assess, update and improve our Website and Services based on the information and feedback we receive from you. Your information also helps us better respond to and tailor our Site and Services to your individual needs.

When you submit information through the Website or in other interactions with us (e.g., emails and phone calls), we may store that information and also collect and store metadata about that information. We do not screen for personally identifying information; to the extent you have included any such information in your submissions, it will be stored and disclosed in the course of our general use of such information.

 
To run and maintain our Website and Services - We may share Personal Information with our business associates, consultants, service providers, advisors and affiliates in order for them to provide services to us, to you, and to enable us to provide the Website. For example, our host and internet service provider may have access to this information.

 

Visiting the Website

In general, you can visit the Website without telling us who you are or providing us with any information. However, we may collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to the Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on the Website. We may use this information to monitor and improve the Website.

 

E-Mail and Electronic Newsletters

We may offer electronic newsletters and e-mails concerning new products and services, or may provide other marketing materials as a service to our users. Users may receive newsletters and e-mails concerning promotions and marketing of ours, after registering with the Website or after engaging with us in person.

If you have received a message from us, and you no longer wish to receive such materials, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic newsletter and e-mail.

 

Links

The Services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you leave our Website to visit another website or application, please read the privacy statements of websites that may collect personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Website of Pooja Amy Shah, MD, PLLC.

 

Controlling Your Personal Information

By contacting us at info@drpoojaamyshah.com, you may control the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please let us know and we will correct it. 

  • If you have any questions about this Policy, let us know at the above email.

  • Where required by law, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you. A small fee may be imposed to cover the expense of your inquiry.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

 

Access to Personal Information

You may request access to the Personal Information that we have about you. For further instructions on accessing the Personal Information that we may have about you, please contact us at info@drpoojaamyshah.com.

 

Privacy Preferences / Opt-Out

You may opt out of our use of your Personal Information for marketing or promotional activities.  For further instructions on opting out, please contact us at info@drpoojaamyshah.com.

 

Disclosures of Personal Information in Legal Proceedings

If we are requested by law enforcement officials or judicial authorities to provide Personal Information on individual users, we may, without your consent, provide such information. In matters involving claims of personal or public safety, we may provide your Personal Information to appropriate authorities without your consent or court process. We also will provide your Personal Information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or in litigation involving us or otherwise as required by law. We may also disclose Personal Information to assist in debt collection where you owe a debt to us.

 

Information Sharing Disclosure Requests

If you are a California resident, you have the right to request one Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure per year which will identify the third parties with whom we or any of our affiliates has shared the Personal Information we have collected from you. You may request the Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure by contacting info@drpoojaamyshah.com

 

Security of Personal Information

We employ procedural and technical safeguards to secure your Personal Information against loss, theft, alteration, and unauthorized access, use and disclosure. We also employ security procedures to protect your information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the company.

We will take reasonable measures which we believe are appropriate to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, and, where possible, will ask that any third parties to whom we may transfer such information to take comparable steps to protect that security.

Regardless of the precautions we take, no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely 100% secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

 

Privacy Policy Modifications

From time to time we may modify or amend this Privacy Policy in order to comply with new laws or regulations or to reflect future changes in our business practices. Any changes in our policies will be communicated in this page so please check back on occasion.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our handling of Personal Information, please contact us by email at info@drpoojaamyshah.com.

Last Updated:  5/25/2018