TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Ray Sheppard, MD. may change these Terms and Policies from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective January 1, 2016.
Ray Sheppard, MD expressly disclaims all warranties and responsibilities of any kind, whether express or implied, for the accuracy or reliability of the content of any information contained in this website.
While working to provide the best possible information, this website is not a substitute for a visit with your healthcare professional. Any reliance upon or use of this information by you is at your own independent discretion and risk.
Contact forms on this website are not an alternative to calling your physician’s office directly and should never be used for medical emergencies or time-sensitive issues. All clinical questions should be directed to the location where you see your physician.
Ray Sheppard, MD is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our services.
- We may periodically send promotional information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
- We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
- We will never sell your information.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question