Collection of your Personal Information
HFS may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through HFS's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
HFS encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from HFS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. HFS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the HFS website.
Use of your Personal Information
HFS collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
HFS may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from HFS and its affiliates. HFS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
HFS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
HFS may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to HFS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
HFS will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on HFS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HFS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of HFS, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by HFS. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the HFS website.
The HFS website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize HFS pages, or register with HFS site or services, a cookie helps HFS to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same HFS website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the HFS features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the HFS services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
HFS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. HFS uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
HFS does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from HFS by contacting us here:
- Web page: https://www.houstonfertilityspecialists.com/contact-hfs
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 713-512-7055
Changes to this Statement
HFS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. HFS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how HFS is protecting your information.
HFS welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that HFS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact HFS at:
Houston Fertility Specialists
7900 Fannin St., Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77054
Effective as of August 14, 2017