Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC is committed to protecting the privacy of those who visit this Website. This Privacy Policy, along with this Website’s Conditions of Use, explains how we gather and use your information as it relates to your activities on this Website. This Website is owned and managed by Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC (“Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC,” “us,” “our,” or “we”).

If you use this Website, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. We may change this policy without notice, and your use signifies that you agree to be bound by any changes.

1. We may collect some information about visitors to our website

Collection of technical information

Our Website’s server and/or management system routinely collects information about the origin and site navigation of visitors to this Website. This data might include technical information (e.g.: your processor type, processor speed, operating system type, browser type, audio devices, modem devices, video cards, page views, and protocol address). Such information is not linked to any of your personal identifying information. Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may use this information to manage or modify this Website.

Collection of personal information

Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC only collects personally identifiable information if you expressly provide it to us. We do not sell or lease any information or use information for marketing (i.e., photos) without explicit written consent).

Cookies policy

Our server may use cookies to collect anonymized information about how our visitors use this Website. This allows us to improve the Website and personalize your visit experience. Cookies are small data text files that are sent from a server computer to your computer during a web browsing session. The cookies are typically stored on your computer’s hard drive, and websites use them to simulate a continuous connection to that site and to allow a computer to automatically identify your browser when you visit the website. Some browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may be able to prevent cookies by changing your browser’s settings. If you disable cookies, it may impair your ability to use some features of this Website. Please visit www.allaboutcookies.org if you want to learn more about cookies.

2. How we use your information

Our use of your personal information

Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may use personally identifiable information that you share with us as follows. We may use it: (1) if you elect to receive information about Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC‘s programs, items, or services, to provide you with such information, including marketing and promotional materials; (2) to improve this Website; and (3) to create non-personal summary or aggregate data for business analysis, market analysis, communications management, research, planning, or any other lawful purpose.

Unless we have your consent, we will never sell or lease your information.

How to opt-out of our communications

If you no longer wish to receive our marketing or promotional communications, please contact us with your request. We will respect your wish to opt-out of communications.

3. Do not provide protected health information (PHI)

Our Privacy Policy details the seriousness with which Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC approaches the confidentiality of its visitors and clients. However, because this Website is not intended to transmit or store protected health information (“PHI”), Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC’s activities as they relate to this Website may not comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). The protections extended to our practice’s records and data are not necessarily extended to non-PHI-related information shared or transmitted on this website.

It is important that you not use, provide, transmit, store, or disclose any PHI through our Website. We have no affirmative duty to monitor the sensitivity or type of the data that you might provide, transmit, store, or disclose while using this Website. If we develop actual knowledge that you are using, providing, transmitting, storing, or disclosing PHI through our Website, we will revoke your access to the Website and its Content.

If you use, provide, transmit, store, or disclose PHI in connection with this Website or the Content, you agree to indemnify Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs, or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising out such use, provision, transmission, storage, or disclosure of PHI.

4. This website is not intended for children

This Website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of eighteen, and we do not collect personally identifiable information from any person who we know to be under the age of eighteen. If we inadvertently come to possess personally identifiable information about a child under the age of eighteen, we will not knowingly disclose that information to any third party.

5. Security of website communications

While our Website offers you the opportunity to communicate with Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness, PC via email, it is crucial to remember that most email is unencrypted. This means that unauthorized persons may be able to intercept emails that you exchange with Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC. By sending us an email or using this Website’s contact features, you agree that we are not responsible for the privacy of any email messages.

6. Security of third-party websites

Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may provide links throughout its Website to third-party websites. If you follow these links, you demonstrate your agreement that we are not responsible for and do not control the information on these websites. Prior to following any third-party link, you should review that website’s privacy policy and terms of use, as your visit to the website may bind you to those third-party terms and policies.

7. Social media monitoring

Our activity on social media.

Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC is active on social media. This may include blogs, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn, and other channels (collectively known as “social media”). We may expand or narrow our available social media channels without notice, and this policy applies to our activities on any social media outlet, on our Website, and those accessed through our affiliates.

Your participation in our social media channels demonstrates your agreement that Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may monitor and remove any postings or content that, in its sole discretion, are inappropriate.

Our social media postings and content do not constitute medical or healthcare advice, and they are not a substitute for the advice of a licensed healthcare professional who is familiar with your own personal health history. Even if the posting user is a licensed healthcare professional, their comments should not be construed as personal medical advice. If you have a medical concern, you should always personally consult with a healthcare provider. In an emergency, you should call 911.

Certain content may not be posted on our social media.

Your activity on Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC‘s managed social media is public, and information shared on social media often cannot be un-shared. Your decision to post something may be irrevocable, or incapable of being undone. Please be cautious to not disclose personally identifiable information, such as your location, medical records, or financial information.

You alone are responsible for your activity on Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC’s social media. You specifically agree not to: (1) misrepresent yourself or use another person’s identity; (2) engage in harassment, defamation, personal attacks, spam, offensive content, antagonistic behavior, aggressive behavior, or illegal activities; and (3) publish illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, unlawful, disruptive, profane, harassing, or abusive content.

Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may, but has no affirmative duty to, oversee its social media accounts. Your use signals your understanding that Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may monitor, prohibit, restrict, block, suspend, terminate, or delete your access to its social media at any time. We may review, edit, and/or delete anything you publish on its social media without notice and in our sole discretion.

Sharing of visitors’ posts on social media

If you post content on Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC’s social media, you provide us with a non-exclusive, royalty-free, and worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, edit, reformat, publish, or display the content for any purpose. You acknowledge that Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC cannot and does not control the conduct of other visitors to its social media, who may reproduce visitors’ posts without permission.

The opinions expressed by individuals who are unaffiliated with Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC should not be construed to reflect the views of Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC.

8. Incorporation into conditions of use

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Website’s Conditions of Use. By using this Website, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and the Conditions of Use. Do not use this Website if you do not agree to this. Your continued use of this Website signifies your agreement to any changes that Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC may make to this Privacy Policy and/or the Conditions of Use.

9. California “shine the light” law

To the extent that Pondera Rehabilitation & Fitness PC is subject to California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (commonly known as “Shine the Light” law), it will comply.