Privacy Statement for Michigan Joint Replacement Institute Website

At Michigan Joint Replacement Institute, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our website visitors’ personal information in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This Privacy Statement outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data on our website.

Collection of Information: We may collect personal information from visitors who voluntarily submit it through our website, such as when filling out contact forms or requesting appointments. The types of information we may collect include names, contact details, medical history, and any other information provided voluntarily.

Use of Information: Personal information collected through our website is used solely for the purpose of providing services requested by visitors or for communicating with them regarding their inquiries or appointments. We may also use this information to improve our website and services, customize content, and enhance user experience.

Disclosure of Information: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer visitors’ personal information to third parties unless we have obtained their consent or are required to do so by law. However, we may share information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website or conducting our business, as long as they agree to keep the information confidential.

Data Security: We implement appropriate security measures to protect visitors’ personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction, in compliance with HIPAA regulations. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Cookies: Our website may use cookies to enhance user experience and track usage patterns, in compliance with HIPAA guidelines. Visitors can choose to disable cookies through their browser settings, although this may affect certain features and functionality of the website.

Links to Third-Party Websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites for visitors’ convenience. We do not endorse or assume responsibility for the content or privacy practices of these websites. Visitors are encouraged to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites they visit.

Children’s Privacy: Our website is not directed at individuals under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal data from a child, we will take steps to delete it as soon as possible.

Updates to Privacy Statement: We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Statement at any time without prior notice, ensuring continued compliance with HIPAA regulations. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website, and visitors are encouraged to review this Statement periodically for updates.

By using our website, visitors consent to the collection and use of their personal information as described in this Privacy Statement, in compliance with HIPAA guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us using the information provided on our website.