Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to all websites owned by John Pulliam M.D., PLLC. We are committed to the individual privacy of our website visitors. We collect as little information as possible to maintain a functioning website and provide the information or service you request. We do not collect any personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, phone numbers or email addresses, unless you choose to provide such information, for instance, in forms or online payments.


Patient Confidentiality

We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of medical and personal information of our patients in the manner required by state and federal privacy laws. To learn more about how we handle protected health information, please read the John Pulliam M.D., PLLC Notice of Privacy Practices.


Information Collected Automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information, your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:

We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, to ensure the site is working properly (i.e. discover broken hyperlinks), and to help us make our site more accessible and useful. We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security purposes or as legally required. We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.


Other Information We Collect

If you choose to identify yourself (or otherwise provide us with personal information) when you use our online forms, we will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it provide you with additional information at a later time. We will not disclose or sell such information to other parties, unless legally required to do so.


How Long We Keep Information

We reserve the right to retain all information provided for as long as the information is needed.


Security

Please note that electronic communication, particularly email, is not necessarily secure against interception. Please do not send sensitive data (e.g., health information or Social Security, bank account, or credit card numbers) by email or web form unless necessary. However, we strive to create a safe and secure environment for information collected by this website by employing security implementations to protect the privacy and accuracy of the data collected from visitors. All web pages on this site that collect personal information will use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to ensure information is securely stored and transmitted.


Cookies

Cookies are data stored on the visitor's computer by the web browser. We may use cookies in order to facilitate transactions on this website (i.e., online payments), and third-party applications embedded in this website to improve user experience, such as Google Maps and Google Analytics, may install cookies (however, we can't read third-party cookies). Other than to complete online payments, cookies are not required for site functionality. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site, with the exception of online payments.


Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics places a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Service and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser. Click here to view Google's Privacy Policy.


Google Maps

We embed maps in our website as a convenience to website visitors. These maps may use cookies to identify you and may collect your information (i.e., if you provide your address for directions). Click here to view Google's Privacy Policy.


E-commerce

This website may allow users to pay for services online with a credit card or other payment method. These transactions are encrypted. The information you enter in the transaction will be used solely for the purpose described in the transaction and the information will only be retained by this website until the transaction is complete.


Third-Party Content and External Links

We post links to external sites or use content served from external third parties on this website. These links and third-party content are posted as a convenience to our website visitors. These external sites are not controlled or monitored by us and are not subject to our privacy policies and terms of service. We are not responsible for the content, privacy policies, and procedures of any external entity linked to this website.