PRIVACY, Disclaimer, General Website Use, and Consent

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) – We at the HandSport® Surgery Institute follow the HIPAA standard. The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes standards to protect the confidentiality of individually identifiable health information maintained or transmitted electronically in connection with certain administrative & financial transactions. The rule provides new rights for individuals with respect to protected health information about them & mandates the obligations of health care providers, health plans, & health care clearinghouses. Training of every staff member on the new rights & new policies & procedures as they apply to the healthcare operation is also required. The compliance date for privacy is April 14, 2003.

Your Personal Information – We protect your information against unauthorized access or release. We do not sell, rent or otherwise share these addresses with outside parties.

Other Sites – The HandSport.us Web site contains links to other sites on the Internet. These links are provided for your convenience and do not constitute HandSport’s® approval or endorsement of linked sites or their products or advertisements.

Disclaimer
This website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for in-person professional medical consultation, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Limitation of Liability – Neither HandSport® nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliate entities, agents, employees, or subcontractors shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages arising in any way from the information contained in this Web site or any information transmitted via this Web site. HandSport® is not liable for any damages or losses that may be caused to any equipment and other software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with access or use of this Web site.

Your Consent – By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by HandSport® detailed in these privacy principles. If we ever change our privacy policy, we will post any changes on this page so that you are always aware of the information that we collect and how we use it.