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Website Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

The following privacy policy specifically covers this website and our visitor’s interaction with it. Scottsdale Medical Center has a second privacy policy that covers interaction between our patients and medical practice.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for? 
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), our policy is located at .

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.  This policy was last modified on 8-22-12

Contacting Us


If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

10117 N 92nd St #101
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
480-614-5808

Terms and Conditions of Use of Scottsdale Medical Center

1. Acceptance The Use Of Scottsdale Medical Center Terms and Conditions

Your access to and use of Scottsdale Medical Center is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.

2. Credit card details

Scottsdale Medical Center will never ask for Credit Card details and request that you do not enter it on any of the forms on Scottsdale Medical Center.

3. Advice

The contents of Scottsdale Medical Center website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision.

4. Change of Use

Scottsdale Medical Center reserves the right to:
4.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that Scottsdale Medical Center shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal and.
4.2 change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

5. Links to Third Party Websites

Scottsdale Medical Center Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

6. Copyright

6.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to Scottsdale Medical Center or otherwise used by Scottsdale Medical Center as permitted by law.
6.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

7. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

7.1 The Website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
7.2 To the extent permitted by law, Scottsdale Medical Center will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.
7. Scottsdale Medical Center makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
7.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Scottsdale Medical Center for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of Arizona Pain Specialists or that of its employees or agents.

8. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Scottsdale Medical Center and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against Scottsdale Medical Center arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

9. Severance

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

10. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of USA and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the USA courts.

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NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

Scottsdale Medical Center


THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with this notice, which explains our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information. We must abide by the terms set forth in this notice. However, we reserve the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new notice provisions effective for all protected health information we maintain. We will post any revised notice in a prominent location in our office and, upon request, will provide to you a copy of the revised notice.

Uses and Disclosures of Your Protected Health Information:


Treatment. We may use and disclose your protected health information to provide, coordinate, or manage your health care and any related services. We may also disclose your protected health information to other health care providers who may be treating you or involved in your health care. For example – we may disclose your protected health information to a specialist involved in your treatment.

Payment.

We may use and disclose your protected health information to obtain payment for the health care services we provide you or to determine whether we may obtain payment for services we recommend for you. We may also disclose your protected health information to another health care provider, health care clearinghouse or health plan for their payment activities. For example – we may include with a bill to a third-party payer information that identifies you, your diagnosis, procedures performed, and supplies used in rendering the service.

Health Care Operations.

We may use and disclose your protected health information to support our business activities. For example – we may use your protected health information to review and evaluate our treatment and services or to evaluate our staff’s performance while caring for you. We may disclose your protected health information for certain health care operations of another health care provider, health care clearinghouse, health plan for certain health care operations, and to an “organized health care arrangement” we participate in for its health care operations. We may also disclose your protected health information to third party business associates who perform certain activities for us (e.g., billing and transcription services). Finally, we may disclose to certain third parties a limited data set containing your protected health information for certain business activities.

Facility Directory.

Unless you object, we may use and disclose in our facility directory your name, location in the facility, general condition and religious affiliation. All of this information, except for your religious affiliation, will be disclosed to persons who ask for you by name. Information in the facility directory may be shared with clergy.
Persons Involved in Your Care. We may use and disclose to a family member, a relative, a close friend, or any other person you identify, your protected health information that is directly relevant to the person’s involvement in your care or payment related to your care, unless you object to such disclosure. If you are unable to agree or object to a disclosure, we may disclose the information as necessary if we determine that it is in your best interest based on our professional judgment.

Notification.

We may use or disclose your protected health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative or other person responsible for your care, of your location, general condition or death.

Disaster Relief.

We may use and disclose your protected health information to an authorized public or private entity to assist in disaster relief efforts and to coordinate uses and disclosures to family or other individuals involved in your health care.
Research.

We may use and disclose your protected health information for research projects – e.g., for a project studying the effectiveness of a treatment. Generally, such research projects must have been approved by an institutional review board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information.

As Required by Law.

We may use and disclose your protected health information to the extent the use or disclosure is required by law. If required by law, you will be notified of any such uses or disclosures.
Public Health. We may disclose your protected health in-formation for public health activities to a public health authority that is permitted by law to collect or receive the information. Disclosures will be made for purposes of con-trolling disease, injury or disability. If directed by the public health authority, we may disclose your protected health information to a foreign government agency that is collaborating with the public health authority.

Abuse or Neglect.

We may disclose your protected health information to a public health authority that is authorized by law to receive reports of child abuse or neglect. If we believe you are a victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence, we also may disclose your protected health information to the governmental agency that is authorized to receive this information. All disclosures will be consistent with the requirements of the applicable laws.

Communicable Diseases.

If authorized by law, we may disclose your protected health information to a person who may have been exposed to a communicable disease or may otherwise be at risk of contracting or spreading a communicable disease.

Legal Proceedings.

We may disclose your protected health information in the course of any judicial or administrative proceeding; in response to an order of a court or administrative tribunal; to the extent the disclosure is expressly authorized; or, if certain conditions have been satisfied, in response to a subpoena, discovery request or other lawful process.

Law Enforcement.

If certain legal requirements are met, we may disclose your protected health information to a law enforcement official for law enforcement purposes, including legal processes; identification and location of suspects, fugitives, material witnesses or missing persons; information regarding victims of a crime; suspicion that death has occurred as a result of criminal conduct; evidence of criminal conduct occurring on our premises; and, in a medical emergency, reporting criminal conduct not on our premises.

Coroners, Funeral Directors, and Organ Donation:

We may disclose your protected health information to a coroner or medical examiner for identification purposes, determining cause of death or for the coroner or medical examiner to perform other duties authorized by law. We may also disclose your protected health information to a funeral director, as authorized by law, in order to permit the funeral director to carry out her duties or in reasonable anticipation of death. Finally, we may use or disclose your protected health information for facilitating organ, eye or tissue donation and transplantation.

To Avert a Serious Threat to Public Health or Safety.

Consistent with applicable laws, if we believe using and disclosing your protected health information is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the health or safety of a person or the public, we may use and disclose your protected health information. We may also disclose your protected health information if it is necessary for law enforcement to identify or apprehend an individual.

Military Activity and National Security.

When the appropriate conditions apply, we may use or disclose your protected health information: (1) for activities deemed necessary by appropriate military command authorities; (2) for determining your eligibility for benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs; or (3) to foreign military authority if you are a member of that foreign military service. We may also disclose your protected health information to authorized federal officials for conducting national security and intelligence activities, including for the provision of protective services to the President or others legally authorized.
Workers’ Compensation.

We may use and disclose your protected health information for workers’ compensation or similar programs that provide benefits for work-related injuries or illness.
Department of Health and Human Services. As required by law, we may disclose your protected health information to the Department of Health and Human Services to determine our compliance with applicable laws.

Written Authorization.

Except as stated in this notice, we will not use or disclose your protected health information without your written authorization. You may revoke this authorization at any time, in writing, except to the extent that we have used or disclosed your information in reliance on the authorization.

Food and Drug Administration.

We may disclose your protected health information to a person or company required by the Food and Drug Administration to report adverse events, product defects or problems, biologic product deviations, track products; to enable product recalls; to make repairs or replacements; or to conduct post-marketing surveillance.

Inmates.

We may use and disclose your protected health information if you are an inmate of a correctional facility and we created or received your protected health information in the course of providing care to you.

Your Health Information Rights:
Copy of This Notice. You have the right to receive a paper copy of this notice upon request. You may obtain a copy by asking our receptionist at your next visit or by calling and asking us to mail you a copy.

Inspect and Copy.

You have the right to inspect and copy the protected health information that we maintain about you in our designated record set for as long as we maintain that information. This designated record set includes your medical and billing records, as well as any other records we use for making decisions about you. You may not inspect or copy psychotherapy notes; information compiled in reasonable anticipation of, or use in, a civil, criminal, or administrative action or proceeding; or protected health information that is subject to law that prohibits access to protected health information. In some circumstances, you may have a right to review our denial.
If you wish to inspect or copy your medical information, you must submit your request in writing to the attention of our Privacy Officer at 10117 N 92nd Street, Ste 101 Scottsdale, AZ 85258. We may charge you a fee for the costs of copying, mailing, or other supplies used in fulfilling your request. You may mail your request or bring it to our office. We have 30 days to respond to your request for information that we maintain at our practice sites. If the information is stored off-site, we have up to 60 days to respond, but must inform you of this delay.
Request Amendment. You have the right to request that we amend your protected health information. You must make this request in writing to our Privacy Officer. The request must state the reason for the amendment.
We may deny your request if it is not in writing or does not state the reason for the amendment. We may also deny your request if the information was not created by us, unless you provide reasonable information that the person who created it is no longer available to make the amendment; is not part of the record which you are permitted to inspect and copy; the information is not part of our designated record; or is accurate and complete, in our opinion.
Request Restrictions. You have the right to request a restriction or limitation of how we use or disclose your protected health information for treatment, payment, or health care operations; to persons involved in your care; or for notification purposes as set forth in this notice. Although we are not required to agree to your requested restriction, if we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the information is needed for emergency treatment. Please contact our Privacy Officer as set forth in this notice to request a restriction.
Accounting of Disclosures. You have the right to request a list of our disclosures of your protected health information, except for disclosures for treatment, payment, or health care operations; to you; incident to a use or disclosure set forth in this notice; to persons involved in your care; for notification purposes; for national security or intelligence purposes; to law enforcement officials; as part of a limited data set; that occurred before July 12, 2007 or six years from the date of the request. Your request must be in writing and must state the time period for the requested information.
Your first request for a list of disclosures within a 12 month period will be free. If you request an additional list within 12-months of the first request, we may charge you a fee for the costs of providing the subsequent list. We will notify you of such costs and afford you the opportunity to withdraw your request before any costs are incurred.
Request Confidential Communications. You have the right to request how we communicate with you to preserve your privacy. We may condition the accommodation by asking you for information as to how payment will be handled or specification of an alternative address or other method of contact. You must submit your request in writing to our Privacy Officer. The request must specify how or where we are to contact you. We will accommodate all reasonable requests.
File a Complaint. You have the right to file a complaint with our Privacy Officer or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services if you believe we have violated your privacy rights. Complaints to our Privacy Officer must be in writing. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.

For More Information:

If you have questions or would like additional information, you may contact our Privacy Officer at 480-614-5808.

Scottsdale Medical Center, PLC
10117 N 92nd Street, Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-614-5808
Effective Date: December 1, 2016