Patient Privacy Policy - Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

Patient Privacy Policy

Confidentiality, first and foremost.

Any interaction you have with FTC, whether it’s a simple email or an office visit, will never be shared without your express consent. As a professional medical facility, we strictly adhere to the practices outlined in the Patient Privacy Document (linked below). The stories, interviews and emails that appear on this site are from patients who felt strongly and positively enough about their experience with embolization to assist FTC in informing and educating other women.

Use of email addresses

Email addresses which are collected on this site are used solely for the purpose of communicating with an individual about Fibroid Treatment Collective business. Unless otherwise indicated, by submitting your email address to us on this site, you give us permission to contact you regarding the subject of your communication. We do not sell addresses or share them with any other entity.

You may choose to submit your email address to us in order to receive communications about the Fibroid Treatment Collective, including announcements about this Website and other news regarding the Fibroid Treatment Collective. Any page requesting email addresses for this purpose will clearly state the intended use and will provide instructions for how to unsubscribe.

Security of email

Emails sent through the the Fibroid Treatment Collective Website via the “Ask a Question” or “Free Consultation” page are not secure. Please be advised that we cannot guarantee the security of personal health information that you send to us via email through this site. However, by sending us an email, you give the Fibroid Treatment Collective permission to respond to you via email about that subject.

Privacy of user information collected on this Website

The Fibroid Treatment Collective is committed to protecting the privacy of all users of this Website. We do not sell or release information obtained or collected through this Website, including email addresses, to anyone.

The Fibroid Treatment Collective collects anonymous navigation information to evaluate the usefulness of our Website. We also collect contact information at the request of prospective members to inform them about the plan.

We may use aggregate information collected about users for the purpose of reporting on or improving the Website. This information cannot be used to personally identify an individual, but does help us create a better Website. The type of information we collect includes:

  • Date and time of visit
  • IP address (a unique number assigned to each server that accesses the Internet)
  • Browser type (such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator)
  • Platform type (such as Windows or Macintosh)
  • Pages visited on this Website
  • Referring sites (including search engines used)
  • Geographic location
  • Internet service provider (such as AOL)

The Fibroid Treatment Collective is fully compliant with the federal government regulations regarding the privacy of personal health information as outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Any personal health information sent to The Fibroid Treatment Collective through this Website will be kept strictly confidential.

For additional details, you can download a PDF version of our Patient Privacy Policy

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