Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 21-10-2020

Your privacy is important to us

It is ENT & Audiology’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.entandaudiology.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “www.entandaudiology.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms of service posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms of service.

1. Website Visitors

Like most website operators, ENT & Audiology collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ENT & Audiology’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ENT & Audiology’s visitors use its website. From time to time, ENT & Audiology may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

ENT & Audiology also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://entandaudiology.com blog posts. ENT & Audiology only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

2. Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to ENT & Audiology’s websites choose to interact with ENT & Audiology in ways that require ENT & Audiology to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ENT & Audiology gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who leave a comment at https://entandaudiology.com to provide a username and email address.

3. Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Our Service may contain links to external sites 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 and terms of service 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, products or services.

5. ENT & Audiology uses Google AdWords for remarketing

ENT & Audiology uses the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

6. Aggregated Statistics

ENT & Audiology may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. ENT & Audiology may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ENT & Audiology does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

7. Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, ENT & Audiology uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. ENT & Audiology uses cookies to help ENT & Audiology identify and track visitors, their usage of https://entandaudiology.com, and their website access preferences. ENT & Audiology visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using ENT & Audiology’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of ENT & Audiology’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to ENT & Audiology’s use of cookies.

8. Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, ENT & Audiology may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in ENT & Audiology’s sole discretion. ENT & Audiology encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

COVID-19 Policies & Updates

COVID Policy effective 08/16/2021: Due to the exponential rise of Delta variant cases including breakthrough casesfor your safety and that of our staff members’ we require anyone entering our office, 12 years of age or older to bring proof of vaccination administered at least 3 weeks prior, OR a negative PCR (not a rapid) test result within 3 days of the appointment. Additionally, all individuals must wear a mask covering BOTH the nose and mouth at all times except during Dr. Holmes’ examination.

PLEASE NOTE:  This applies to all family members, caretakers, translators, and vendors in addition to patients.

We prefer that only one parent accompany a child (no siblings please) and that adults come alone if able. 100% of our staff are fully vaccinated and always masked.  We disinfect rooms between patients and control for social distancing.  We are committed to excellence in all aspects of patient care and to the health and prosperity of our community!  Thank you for trusting our practice and taking the precautions necessary to minimize the risk of Covid 19.

For information about free vaccination and testing sites, click here.