WEBSITE PRIVATE POLICY

We understand and respect your right to privacy and the concerns you may have in regard to privacy and security. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information provided by our patients and general users of our website. This policy will explain what information we collect and how it may be used. By using our website, you understand that it is your choice to do so. You also agree to acceptance of this Website Privacy Policy. Please study the Policy thoroughly before using the website.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: IF THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 FOR PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION OR GO TO THE CLOSEST EMERGENCY ROOM. DO NOT RELY ON ELECTRONIC COMMUNICIATIONS OR THIS WEBSITE FOR ASSISTANCE IN REGARD TO YOUR IMMEDIATE, URGENT MEDICAL NEEDS BECAUSE THIS WEBSITE IS NOT DESIGNED TO FACILITATE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.

PERSONAL INFORMATION: A visitor can access and browse our entire site at any time and do so anonymously. We do not collect information that would personally identify you (i.e., name, address, telephone numbers, email address) unless you choose to provide it. Personal information obtained through our website is supplied voluntarily by our website visitors.

FORMS: Our website contains forms through which users may request information or supply feedback. In some cases, telephone numbers, email addresses or return addresses are requested so that we can supply information to you. After you fill out a form, we may contact you with follow-up information. We do not provide any information supplied on our web forms to any outside organization for any reason (other than where we may be required to by law). By submitting your personal data including demographics and specific medical information, you grant the offices of Dr. Fechner the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve and store your information. In addition to Dr. Fechner, his authorized staff may have access to your information. All employees of our offices are required to attend training on patient privacy and confidentiality. To protect your privacy, please do not use online forms to communicate information that you consider sensitive or confidential.

ELECTRONIC SECURITY: We undertake great efforts to ensure that your personal information remains as secure as possible. Accordingly, we prevent unauthorized access by a firewall. Despite these efforts, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you choose to transmit and therefore, you do so at your own risk. Depending on the nature of the inquiry, your communication could be discarded or archived. If you prefer, you can contact us by phone instead (508) 754-4000.

EMAIL: "Phishing" is a scam designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an email that looks like it is from Dr. Fechner’s offices asking you for your personal information, do not respond but rather call us at (508) 754-4000. We will not request passwords, user names, credit card information or other confidential personal information through email. Occasionally, we will request personal information from you in order to deliver requested materials, respond to your questions or provide information. We may store this personal information but we never sell, license or transmit this information to third parties unless we are required to do so legally. If you e-mail us, we may contact you via e-mail. Please note that e-mail is considered a non-encrypted and unsecure form of communication and it can be accessed and viewed by others without your knowledge and permission. For that reason, please do not use e-mail to communicate information that you consider sensitive and confidential.

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION: Our website collects non-personal information such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, website usage, traffic patterns, site performance and related statistics based on our tracking of your visits to the website.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY: MATERIALS AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED BY DR. FECHNER AND HIS OFFICES FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. WE DO NOT EXPRESS OR IMPLY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, TITLE OR NON INFRINGEMENT. BY ITS VERY NATURE, A WEBSITE CANNOT BE ABSOLUTELY PROTECTED AGAINST INTENTIONAL OR MALICIOUS INTRUSION ATTEMPTS. FURTHERMORE, WE DO NOT CONTROL THE DEVICES, COMPUTERS OR THE INTERNET OVER WHICH YOU MAY CHOOSE TO SEND CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND CANNOT, PREVENT SUCH COMPROMISES OF YOUR INFORMATION WHILE IN TRANSIT TO US.

DR. FECHNER AND HIS ASSOCIATES HEREBY MAKE NO GUARANTEE AS TO SECURITY, INTEGRITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR STORED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE.

BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CARE TO SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION, WE CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OR TRANSMISSIONS SINCE ANY ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION RUNS THE RISK OF INTERCEPTION.

WE ALSO MAKE NO GUARANTEE AS TO SECURITY, INTEGRITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR STORED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: YOU ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF TRANSMITTING YOUR INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, AND FOR ANY DATA CORRUPTIONS, INTENTIONAL INTERCEPTIONS, INTRUSIONS OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO INFORMATION, OR OF ANY DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS TO OR FAILURES PREVENTING THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL DR. FECHNER OR HIS ASSOCIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR MONETARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING FEES, AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF MATERIALS POSTED ON THIS SITE OR CONNECTIVITY TO OR FROM THIS SITE TO ANY OTHER SITE. WE MAY CHANGE THIS PRIVACY POLICY WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS