Dean Clinic and Dean Health Plan — Privacy Statements and Medical Disclaimer
Dean Clinic and Dean Health Plan (together "Dean") are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to deancare.com. Dean does not collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted unless you intentionally and voluntarily provide that information yourself, for example if you submit a web form with your contact information. If you willingly and intentionally provide us with any personal information via this website, Dean will not contact you unless you request a response and provide your contact information.
Also, Dean will not disclose your nonpublic personal information to any third party unless we are allowed or required by law to make the disclosure.
Acceptance of Web Privacy Statements Terms and Conditions
By using this site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of the following privacy statements. By using this site, you assume full responsibility for use of any information within deancare.com, and agree that Dean and its subsidiaries are not responsible for nor liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use. Dean reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these notices at any time. Please check this page periodically for any modifications.
Notices of Privacy Practices
Notice of Privacy Practices — For Patients of Dean Clinic
Dean Clinic is legally required to protect the privacy of each patient's health information, and doing so is of utmost importance to Dean Clinic. We call this information "protected health information" or PHI. This information includes your personal and demographic information that identifies you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health condition and related health care services. Please read Dean Clinic's Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF) for more information.
Notice of Privacy Practices — For Members of Dean Health Plan
The privacy of your nonpublic personal health and financial information (collectively referred to as "nonpublic personal information") is of utmost importance to Dean Health Plan. Dean Health Plan protects the confidentiality of the nonpublic personal information we receive on all members, including former members.
Dean Health Plan will not disclose your nonpublic personal information unless we are allowed or required by law to make the disclosure. Please read Dean Health Plan's Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF) for more information. If you have any questions about our privacy policies, please feel free to call Dean Health Plan at 1-800-279-1301.
Dean Health Plan has policies to direct, and procedures to limit, the access of a member's information only to those who have a need and legal right to see that information. We also have a Privacy Committee that has overall responsibility for training, oversight, and enforcement of privacy policies and procedures to safeguard against inappropriate access, use, and disclosure consistent with applicable law.
Information provided on deancare.com is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use this information on this website or the information on links from this site to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider.
Dean advises you to always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Other Web-related Notifications
General Information Collected
If you just browse through our website we do gather and store certain general information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The IP address from which you access the Internet
- The date and time you access our site
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site
- The pages you visit
- The words used in a search engine to reach our site
- The words typed in our internal search engine
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
This information is used to measure the number of visitors ("traffic") to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. To reason for collecting this information is to help us make our site more useful to visitors like you.
The information on this website is provided as a service to our members and patients. Dean strives to assure our website is accurate and timely, but we cannot guarantee accuracy of the contents. You assume full responsibility for using the information at this site, and you understand and agree that DEAN IS NEITHER RESPONSIBLE FOR NOR LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ITS USE.
Dean provides links to outside sources as a courtesy; however, Dean is not responsible for information on other websites.
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