We take your privacy seriously. We recommend you to go through the following statement so that you know what to expect from us regarding your privacy while you utilize our website as well as share any personal data with us.
Protection of and maintaining confidentiality of medical and health-related information and other personal details gathered from our clients is of paramount importance to us. Your privacy is always on our mind while we formulate and operate our system. We put in all our efforts to uphold and protect our clients’ data as per all the applicable legal requirements.
Our privacy statement outlines our operational arrangements and defines the acquisition and utilization of your personal information. This statement also describes our privacy policies and practices for safeguarding your information.
Collection and Utilization of Information
For providing the foremost services to our clients and assisting them with medical and trip coordination, we at GastricSleeve.org collate information directly on the website or via offline forms. We may ask you to submit details such as your name, address, email address and contact numbers. We may utilize this information to get in touch with visitors for furnishing them details related to our company, our network surgery centers and bariatric surgeons and to further talk about their interest in our services.
Please note we are not medical practitioners; your information will not be evaluated by us neither will we provide any medical advice based on it.
We take reasonable safety measures to uphold the privacy and protect your information. Our system is designed to retain your information within our organization safely. We have systems in place to ensure our client’s information is protected against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration.
We make use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption, firewalls and intrusion detection systems for the security of your information. Access to client information is restricted and allowed to only authorized employees. Utilization of data is allowed only for authorized business reasons.
Our security systems are highly effective and dependable. However, no systems are completely impenetrable. Hence, we cannot guarantee that your personal data is absolutely secure. Also, we do not completely assure the non-interception of your personal information while its internet transmission.
Our website also features links of other websites. However, inclusion of these links in no way indicates our endorsement of products or services featured on these websites. We are not accountable for the content and information given on these websites; neither do we hold responsibility for their privacy policies.
We recommend clients to peruse privacy policies of these websites before using them or giving away their personal data.
GastricSleeve.org does not record or track user visits on our website; we do not record our clients’ identity and their website visit. A tiny file called “session cookie” may be written on the user’s system; these expire when the user leaves the website. Session cookies retain information only for a single session or for completion of an online transaction; users cannot be tracked through these cookies as they may be browsing a number of websites over time.
For collection or utilization of information of children aged less than 18 years, their parents’ consent is compulsory. In case we identify any information to be that of a child under 18, we will use it to inform her/him that we would need parental consent before assisting them.
[Last modified on: March 27, 2015]