When you fill out a contact or appointment form on our site, we collect the personal information that you give us such as your name, contact information, and message in order to respond to you.
When you contact us or book an appointment, as part of the process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you provide us with personal information through messaging us, make an appointment, and more, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent and/or have you sign a physical consent.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Tuckahoe Orthopaedics is committed to protecting the privacy of all of our patients’ personal health information. Part of that commitment is complying with the Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which requires us to take additional measures to protect personal information and to inform our members about those measures. Our notice of privacy practices provides information about how we may use and disclose protected health information about you.
The notice contains a patient rights section describing your rights under the law. You have the right to review our Notice before signing this consent. The terms of our Notice may change. If we change our notice, you may obtain a revised copy by contacting our office. You have the right to request that we restrict how protected health information about you is used or disclosed for treatment, payment, or health care operations. We are not required to agree to this restriction, but if we do, we shall honor that agreement.
The patient understands that: Protected health information may be disclosed or used for treatment, payment, or health care operations. The practice has a Notice of Privacy Practices and that the patient as the opportunity to review this Notice. The Practice reserves the right to change the Notice of Privacy Practices. The patient has the right to restrict the uses of their information but the practice does not have the right to agree to those restrictions. The patient may revoke this consent in writing at any time and all future disclosures will then cease. The Practice may condition receipt of treatment upon the execution of this consent.
Age of Consent
By using our website, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.