When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide. The information provided is used to improve your user experience.
The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information. Examples collection times are, but not limited to, when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site, or provide us with feedback on our products or services.
We may use the information we collect from you when you contact us, register for an account, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, read our blog, respond to a survey or marketing communication, browse the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. Once information is collected, we use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access. We take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Like the majority of other website, Bluewater Plastic Surgery uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages within the website that the visitor accessed or visited.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. Disabling cookies can affect the user experiences that make the website more efficient and may cause the site to not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Note that Bluewater Plastic Surgery has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page: https://adssettings.google.com/
Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page https://optout.networkadvertising.org/ or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
It is important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
Part of our privacy priorities is adding protection for children while using the internet. Bluewater Plastic Surgery does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information (PII) from children under the age of 13.
If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Bluewater Plastic Surgery would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
To be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following: