It is SunCoastEyeHealth.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, SunCoastEyeHealth.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SunCoastEyeHealth.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SunCoastEyeHealth.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, SunCoastEyeHealth.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
SunCoastEyeHealth.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our forums (if enabled). SunCoastEyeHealth.com only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that Newsletter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the Newsletter where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to SunCoastEyeHealth.com’s websites choose to interact with SunCoastEyeHealth.com in ways that require SunCoastEyeHealth.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SunCoastEyeHealth.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for the Newsletter at SunCoastEyeHealth.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in requesting an appointment with SunCoastEyeHealth.com – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and information required to process the appointment request. In each case, SunCoastEyeHealth.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with SunCoastEyeHealth.com. SunCoastEyeHealth.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that SunCoastEyeHealth.com will need additional information to better understand our patient needs.
SunCoastEyeHealth.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, SunCoastEyeHealth.com may monitor the most popular Newsletter on the SunCoastEyeHealth.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. SunCoastEyeHealth.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, SunCoastEyeHealth.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
SunCoastEyeHealth.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees in order to process it on SunCoastEyeHealth.com’s behalf or to provide other services available at SunCoastEyeHealth.com. SunCoastEyeHealth.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees as described above, SunCoastEyeHealth.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SunCoastEyeHealth.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SunCoastEyeHealth.com, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of SunCoastEyeHealth.com website/newsletter and have supplied your email address, SunCoastEyeHealth.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, new alerts, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with SunCoastEyeHealth.com and our products and services. We primarily use our Newsletter to communicate this type of information.
SunCoastEyeHealth.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.
Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.