Last updated on 1/12/2020
Chicago Skin Clinic is committed to the privacy of our visitors and patients. The following policy outlines the privacy practices for the Chicago Skin Clinic website (www.ChicagoSkinClinic.com).
We do not sell any customer information to any third party. Additionally, we will never provide individually identifiable customer information to any third party except as follows:
If compelled through legal processes (including court orders, warrants, or subpoenas);
If we find that your use of our website violates any laws or usage practices;
Information is required to finalize a payment for services and products requested.
1.1 Third Party Links
2. Information We Collect
2.1 Information You Provide
Personal information is the information that identifies you as an individual. We collect personal information when you voluntarily provide it. The information voluntarily provided through the forms on our website is used by Chicago Skin Clinic to respond to service requests or questions, to provide any products or services desired. Information may also be used to send reminders of future appointments you have scheduled with Chicago Skin Clinic. All information you provide is treated as private and confidential.
Personal information collected includes name, address, telephone number, personal health information, email address, and other personal information. If you choose not to provide us with personally identifiable information, you may still access our Site, however you may be unable to use a service or unable to access certain functionalities of the Site.
2.2 Information Collected Automatically
We collect and use aggregated information which does not personally identify you, such as your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, your operating system and browser type, the web pages you visit on our website, the address of any referring website, the date and time of your visit, and your geographic location. This information is used to understand how our Site is accessed and used. For example, we may calculate the percentage of our Site users who visit a particular webpage on our Site.
Our website utilizes cookies, which are small pieces of data that may be sent to your web browser and stored on your computer. This means we collect non-personal information from website visitors including the user’s browser type, IP address, external links you clicked to reach our site, and pages you visit while viewing our website. The IP address may be stored with the personally identifiable information you provide in order to allow us to provide more finely tuned customer service both now and in the future.
The information collected by cookies may be used to understand and save your preferences, improve the performance of our website, and process transactions. Additionally, cookies may be utilized for various marketing functions. You may choose to accept or reject cookies through the configuration settings of your web browser. Cookies, which are set on your computer and used within Chicago Skin Clinic, will not collect personal information, financial information, confidential information, or passwords.
Chicago Skin Clinic may authorize third parties to collect, track, and process all non-personal information collected by cookies.
We are committed to protecting children’s privacy and safety on the Internet. Our Site is not directed toward or intended for use by children under 13. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information, we will immediately delete it.
4. How we share the information we collect:
4.1 Social Media
4.2 Business Use
We may access, preserve, use, or disclose your personal information in order to protect the rights of the business, its property, its employees and others, or to enforce its billing or contracts.
In the unlikely event that Chicago Skin Clinic is involved in a merger, acquisition, sale or other change in ownership, our customers’ personal information may be among the transferred business assets.
4.3 Third Party Service Providers and Internal Staff:
We may share information with our vendors to perform services on our behalf such as,
Processing your payment;
Providing IT or other technical services to maintain the integrity of our Site and its services; or
Sending emails to you on our behalf.
These third parties may only use the information that is necessary to perform the function required and may not use it for any other purpose. We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their own independent use without your permission.
Access to visitor or guest information (including backup media) by staff and contractors is controlled by both policy and electronic means. Only authorized staff has access to customer data. Individual staff members may be allowed to access only certain parts of customer information as may be required to perform their job functions. All staff or contractors with any access to customer data are under signed agreement not to misuse or disclose such information to any third party except as may be required by law or job function.
We care about the security of your personal information and we maintain certain physical, electronic, and managerial safeguards. Data transmitted through our website is protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. While no transmission over the Internet or method of data storage is 100% secure, we take reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your personal information.
6. Access To And Control Of Your Personal Information
We are committed to providing you with the opportunity to manage how we collect and use your personal information at any time.
--You may choose to opt-out of certain email communications by following the instructions in the email to unsubscribe.
--You may also contact us directly to exercise your choice to receive our email, postal mail, or telephone communications, or to request access to, correct, or delete your personal information.
7. How To Contact Us