Privacy Policy

Last Modified: October 25, 2021

Introduction

G. Ozkarahan, M.D., P.C. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), located at 2 East 28th Street, Suite 251, New York, NY 10016, respects the privacy of everyone (“Site’s visitor”, “user”, or “you”) that uses our website at www.OzkarahanMD.com (the “Website” or “Site”).

The following Company Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to inform you, as a user of the Site, about the types of personal information that the Company may gather about or collect from you in connection with your use of the Site. It also is intended to explain the conditions under which the Company uses and discloses that personal information as well as your rights in relation to that personal information.

Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Site, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by the Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.

Information We Collect

Defining Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information is any information collected by us or provided by you that with reasonable efforts could be used to identify you. Personally identifiable information includes the information you give to us directly, the information we automatically collect, and, when applicable, information supplied to us by third parties.

Specifically, we may collect the following types of information:

● name and email address

● information about your geographic location, and

● analytics about you as a user such as the type of device you use, your internet connection, and your preferences.

Please note that the Site does access geolocation information about where you are when using the device.

How We Collect Your Information

We collect this information in the following ways:

Information Directly From You

Name and email address

Information Automatically Collected Using Technology

Our Site uses cookies, web beacons, log files, and similar technologies to automatically collect information about who you are and how you use our Site. Cookies are small files stored on your computer that contain information and are used to track information as you navigate different sites. These technologies work together and collect information about:

● the type of device you are using,

● browsers you prefer,

● domain names you may access,

● your activities on the device, and

● your IP address.

These technologies do not collect personally identifiable information but may be used in conjunction with other information gathered. Over time, we may also collect information about your other activities online and combine this information for the purposes of behavioral profiling.

Information From Third Parties

In some instances, we may receive information from our third-party partners and vendors about our users. We may also incorporate third-party marketing and analytic services, such as Google Analytics, to help us analyze how our Site is being used.

Our Privacy Policy only governs The Company’s use of your information; however, we may use these third-party services to analyze and enhance your experience.

How We Use Your Information

We collect and use information from you for the following purposes:

● to operate and maintain our Site

● to present our content to you through our Site

● to communicate with you

● to fulfill our obligations to you as presented when you provided the information

● to notify you about changes to our Site

● to enhance and optimize your experience

● for any other purpose within your consent

In some instances, we also use information to contact you about goods and services that you may find valuable; however, if you would not like to receive information about ongoing promotions or tools we believe are relevant to you, please contact us at dr@ozkarahanmd.com.

Targeted Advertising

When you visit our Site, the data collected by cookies during your visit may also be used to advertise to you. The analytics from your visit help us understand what may be of interest to you. We use Facebook Custom Audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites. You can opt out of or modify these advertising methods by visiting the following sites:

https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

You can also visit https://optout.aboutads.info to control the collection of web data on your computer and to opt out of additional targeted marketing.

How We Share Your Information

Though we do not sell or disclose the personal information we collect in the ordinary course of our business, we may share your data with third parties in accordance with the purposes described above. Those third parties may install cookies for analytics purposes or to place targeted ads. It is possible for users to opt out of targeted ads and personal data collections, and users have rights to amend their preferences. At this time, we have not employed any third-party tools in the course of providing our service to you.

Additionally, in the course of business, if we buy or sell business assets or participate in a company sale, merger, reorganization, or dissolution, the data we have collected may be part of such business transfers.

How We Protect Your Information

The protection of your information is important to us. We have designed and adopted technological and organizational procedures to safeguard your data. It is important to note that while we make efforts to protect your data, security measures are not impenetrable. As a result, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information collected or transmitted to our Site. By using our Site, you consent to the transmission of your data at your own risk.

We take the security of your personal information seriously and use reasonable electronic, personnel, and physical measures to protect it from loss, theft, alteration, or misuse. However, please be advised that even the best security measures cannot fully eliminate all risks. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your personal information. We are not responsible for third-party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Age Limits for Children

Children under the age of eighteen are prohibited from accessing the Site. Additionally, we do not use our Site to knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of eighteen. Please contact us if you learn or have reason to suspect that a child under the age of eighteen is using the Site. We will take prompt action to delete any personal information about the child.

Correcting or Updating Your Information

If you discover that inaccurate information about you has been collected, or if you would like to update the information we currently have, please contact us via email at dr@ozkarahanmd.com.

EU Users

If you reside in the European Union (EU), United Kingdom (UK), Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein, or Iceland, you have certain data protection rights under your local laws. These rights may include:

● The right to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information

● The right to request edits or erasure of your personal information

● The right to limit the processing of your personal information

● Data portability right (if applicable)

● The right to object to the processing of your personal information

If the Company relies on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. However, please note that this will not alter the validity of the processing before its withdrawal. If you wish to exercise any of the mentioned rights, please contact us by email at dr@ozkarahanmd.com. The Company has 30 days to respond to your request.

Specific California Resident Rights

This section is only applicable for individuals who reside in California and should be read in conjunction with our entire Privacy Policy. If you are a California resident, you have the right to:

● obtain additional information about “personal information” (as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA));

● request that we disclose certain information collected, used, disclosed, and sold about you;

● request deletion of your personal information; and

● opt out of the sale of your personal information.

The information covered by these specific rights is information that could be reasonably linked to you. It excludes information that cannot be reasonably linked to you.

To help you better understand our practices, the items below describe the categories of personal information collected, the sources of this information, how we use this information, and with which third parties we have shared this information within the past twelve months.

Categories of Information Collected: Geolocation data

Sources of Information: Service provider partners

How we use this information: To enhance and optimize your personal experience

Third parties to which we have disclosed this information: Service provider partners

To exercise your right to make requests regarding your personal information, please contact us via email at dr@ozkarahanmd.com. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing the requested information.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, the Company may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from the Company, you may opt out of such communications by clicking the unsubscribe button.

Governing Law

Disputes over privacy issues contained in this Privacy Notice will be governed by the law of the State of New York. You also agree to abide by any limitation on damages contained in our Terms of Use or other agreements that we have with you.

Updates to This Policy

The Company reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a notice on our Website and/or by updating this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at dr@ozkarahanmd.com.