Privacy Policy

Vein Specialist of the South is dedicated to protecting the privacy of its patients and users of its Websites (www.veinspecialists.com and www.virtualvein.com). This privacy policy document describes how the Websites collect data and how we use this information. By visiting the site and continuing to use the site you accept these conditions and any changes or modifications to the privacy policy. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies and conditions of the use at any time.

Information Collected

Vein Specialists of the South is continuously working to provide our users with a more personalized, relevant experience. We hope the information we collect will help us understand the needs and interests of the users of our Websites.

Vein Specialists of the South, LLC may collect information that you provide to us from the Contact Form, and also automatically collects data from you using Google Analytics, ConvertContacts, and Quantcast (collectively Analytics).

Vein Specialists of the South, LLC may collect the following information from all visitors to the website and is recorded in our server and contact logs, and on the Analytics services.

  • Any information you submit
  • Time and date of the visit
  • Internet Protocal (IP) address of your device
  • The referring website link
  • Browser used, Operating system, and other information about the device used to view the site
  • Pages viewed
  • Pages that Visitors Exit
  • Estimated Age, Gender, and Interests

How does Vein Specialist collect the data?

Vein Specialists of the South, LLC uses Google Analytics and Quantserve cookies and web beacons to identify a user as a unique visitor, to track their movement through the Websites, and to serve them ads related to Vein Specialists. Cookies are small pieces of information like those listed above that are stored on your web browser software on your computer’s hard drive or temporary storage. The use of cookies is an industry standard and can be found on most websites.

The services from Google Analytics that we take part in include its general tracking services, which operates by placing a cookie in your browser and tracking your movement through our Websites, and its Advertising Features, which operates by making guesses on your Age, Gender, and Interests based on its own algorithmic studies on Analytics private knowledge of your web history.

Although most browsers default settings are set to accept cookies, you can typically decline the placement of a cookie on your computer by changing the features within your browser software (if possible).

Google also offers a browser plugin that you can use to opt out of Google Analytics, available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

What does Vein Specialist of the South, LLC do with the data?

Vein Specialists of the South uses this information to provide a better user experience for our users and patients. The information can be used but not limited to the following uses:

  • To improve the content on the site
  • To respond to the needs of our visitors
  • To develop additional features on the site

Vein Specialists of the South, LLC may also share your visitor information with third party services that are under obligations of confidentially. Third parties often are used to provide a function such as updating the site, marketing and promotional efforts or other related services.

Additionally, Vein Specialists of the South, LLC may cooperate with law enforcement or emergency situations when required to comply by law. If we are required to share this information, we will notify you unless doing so would violate a law or court order.

What if I go to a site which Veins Specialists links?

On occasion, Vein Specialists of the South, LLC will recommend additional sites for information pertaining to your condition. Unfortunately, these third party sites are not under the control of Vein Specialists of the South, LLC and as such are not subject to this Privacy Policy. If you choose to go to another site, if you are concerned, check their privacy policy to see how they might use your personal information.

What is your Privacy Policy for Children?

Veinspecialists.com was created for a general audience and does not knowingly collect or post information from children under the age of 13 without parental or a guardian consent. If a child under the age of 13 gives our office personal information, we may use that data to respond to inform him or her that we need parental consent. Vein Specialists of the South will not know knowingly collect or use children’s personal data for any purpose including third parties.

What is your Privacy Policy for the Secure Patient Login/Patient Portal?

As an additional service, Vein Specialists of the South, LLC has contracted with a Third Party, Medfusion to provide administrative services to improve your experience with the Practice. By logging into the Patient Portal, you will be able to schedule appointments, pay bills, refill prescriptions and more.
To successfully use the Patient Portal, you will be required to give personal information beyond what is captured on the Vein Specialists website. If you elect use the Patient Portal, any information you provide will be available to Medfusion as the administrator of the program. By using the Patient Portal, you acknowledge that any data given to the Thirsd Party does not violate this Privacy Policy.

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