This practice is required to provide our patients with notice of our privacy practices with respect to protected personal information collected from this website.
Personal Identification Information
Throughout MIDTOWN VISION DEVELOPMENT CENTER we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user (such as, for example, your full name, street address, telephone number, number or e-mail address) to any third party.
If you identify yourself to us by sending us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use your personal information to respond to your questions or comments. We may file your comments for future reference, or we may discard the information after we have reviewed it. As stated in the Terms and Conditions, “The data you enter on your form is collected so that MIDTOWN VISION DEVELOPMENT CENTER and its allied site may track activity, analzye public needs, and continue to create more effective content and useful public health services. The data you enter on your form is not sold, leased, or distributed to third parties, vendors, etc. in any form whatsoever. MIDTOWN VISION DEVELOPMENT CENTER and its allied sites do not sell, lease, share, or otherwise distribute mailing lists to third parties.”
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data or health history), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. All forms have 256 bit encryption to securely transmit information.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
When you use our website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
Cookies enable us to customize your browsing experience and speed up website load times. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies at any time. If you decline cookies, you do not have access to the benefits of a custom web browsing experience.
Our monthly newsletter service sends monthly newsletters with relevant information to the topic of interest. Your email will not be sold, rented or leased to a third-party. You may remove your name from the newsletter list at any time by following the removal instructions at the bottom of any newsletter sent.
Social Media Policy
On the Internet, a “cookie” is a piece of information (a file) that a server transfers to a user’s computer for tracking/reporting purposes. Please note that the only cookies used by Optometrists Network are Google Analytics cookies. Google Analytics cookies allow Optometrists Network to view anonymous reports on number of visitors, number of pages viewed, etc. We use this information to improve our patient education sites.
Google states to its users that “Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about your website visitors.” To learn more about internet privacy, visit the non-profit Electronic Information Privacy Center.
MIDTOWN VISION DEVELOPMENT CENTER and its allied sites Sites offer email newsletters. Please join the newsletter in your appropriate section (based on your identity). In signing up to receive one of our newsletters, we currently ask only for your email address. We will use your email address only to send you the newsletter(s).
Changes to This Policy