Last Modified: October 11, 2023
G. Ozkarahan, M.D., P.C. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), located at 41 Madison Avenue, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10010, respects the privacy of everyone (“Site’s visitor”, “user”, or “you”) that uses our website at www.OzkarahanMD.com (the “Website” or “Site”).
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
● 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.
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 [email protected].
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:
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
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 [email protected].
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 [email protected]. The Company has 30 days to respond to your request.
Specific California Resident Rights
● 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 [email protected]. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing the requested information.
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.
Updates to This Policy