Conditions of Use

Conditions of Using this Website
This website promotes the business referred to on it. In these conditions, the business will be referred to as ‘we’ and/or ’our’. A wide range of intellectual property rights are used in and relating to this website, including: our the trade marks and logos; the design, text, graphics and other content of the web pages on this website, together with all the web addresses associated with those web pages; and all the software used in relation to this website. We are the owner or the authorized licensee of these intellectual property rights. You agree not to copy any content (including images) on this website without our consent.

About these conditions If you access or use any part of this website you agree to these conditions. If you do not want to agree to these conditions, do not access or use this website. We may change these conditions at any time without giving you notice. Please check these conditions from time to time for any changes. By continuing to use the website you agree to all the changes we make to these conditions.

Using this website We collect and use information in line with our Privacy Policy . By using this website, you agree to the way in which we collect and use your information. You cannot use this website: for any unlawful purpose; to send spam; to harm, threaten, abuse or harass another person, or in a way that invades someone's privacy or is (in our reasonable opinion) offensive or is unacceptable or damaging to us, our customers or suppliers; to create, check, confirm, update or amend your own or someone else's databases, records, directories, customer lists, mailing or prospecting lists; to tamper with, update or change any part of the website; in a way that affects how it is run; in a way that imposes an unreasonable or large burden on us or our suppliers' communications and technical systems as determined by us; or using any automated means to monitor or copy the website or its content, or to interfere with or attempt to interfere with how the website works.

If you provide content for this website If you provide any material to this website (for example, by providing ratings and reviews, comments, articles, or uploading any other content in any format (including video)) (each “User Content”). You agree to grant us permission, irrevocably and free of charge, to use User Content (including altering and adapting it for operational or editorial reasons) in any media worldwide, for our own marketing, research and promotional activities and our internal business purposes which may include providing the User Content to selected third party partners, service providers, social media and networking sites. You own your User Content at all times, and you continue to have the right to use it in any way you choose. By providing any User Content to the Website you confirm that your User Content: is your own original work or you are authorized to provide it to the Website and that you have the right to give us permission to use it for the purposes set out in these terms; will not contain or promote anything illegal, harmful, misleading, abusive, defamatory (that is, it does not damage someone's good reputation) or anything else that might cause widespread offence or bring us or our business partners into disrepute; does not take away or affect any other person's privacy rights, contract rights or any other rights; does not contain any virus or other code that may damage, interfere with or otherwise adversely affect the operation of the Website; will, if used to promote your own business or services, clearly and openly state your association with the particular business expressly; will not contain any form of mass-mailing or spam. If you do not want to grant us the permissions set out above, please do not provide any material to the Website We have no obligation to publish your User Content on the Website and we retain the right to remove any User Content at any time and for any reason. We do not edit, pre-vet or review any User Content displayed on the Website. If you believe that any User Content does not comply with the requirements set out in this paragraph, please notify us immediately. We will then review the User Content and, where we deem it appropriate, remove it within a reasonable time.

If you send a message through this website; Disclaimers You use the website at your own risk. You should not rely on the website for advice.

As far as the relevant laws allow, we do not guarantee that:
a. There will be no problems with how you use the website; or
b. The computer or server you use to log on to the website is free of viruses or other harmful programs.
Limited liability, what we and the people who provide our services will not be liable for or if someone dies or is injured.  Under no circumstances will we, the owner or operator of this website, or any of their group companies, employees, officers or agents, or any other organisation involved in creating, producing, maintaining or distributing the website be liable for any loss of:
a. profits;
b. business or business opportunities;
c. savings you expect to make;
d. goodwill;
e. use of, or corruption to information; or
f. We are not liable to you for any other losses whether such losses are because we have not kept to our obligations or contract, because of something we have done or not done in negligence, due to defamatory statements or liability for a product or otherwise as a result of: using or relying on the website; not being able to use the website; any mistake, fault, failure to do something, missing information, or virus on the website or if it does not work properly because of incidents outside of our control such as (but not limited to) interruptions to communication and networks and circumstances beyond our control; theft, destruction of information or someone getting access to our records, programs or services without our permission; goods, products, services or information received through or advertised on any website which we link to from this website; or any information, data, message or other material which you email, post, upload, reproduce, send, or otherwise distribute or receive using the website.

These conditions make up the whole agreement between you and us in how you use the website. If a court decides that a condition is not valid, the rest of the conditions will still apply.

© All rights reserved and these conditions. We control the website from within the United States. However, you can get access to the website from other places around the world. Although, these places may have different laws that vary by state.  In using the website you agree that laws of will do apply to everything relating to you using the website and you agree to keep to adhere to laws. We also have the right to take you to court in the country and/ or state that you live.
 
REGARDING YOUR PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION
Birmingham MediSpa respects and fully understands the information collected about you and your health is very personal. We are totally committed to protecting all health, personal, private, and all treatment information about you.  We maintain our records and conduct all treatments and the environments we provide them, with the highest levels of protection with the highest level of medical care. Your other medical treatment providers (doctors, hospitals, home health agencies, etc.) may have different policies regarding the use and disclosure of your medical information.
This notice explains how Birmingham MediSpa may use and, or, disclose medical information about you. Your medical information, also referred to as "protected health information" is information about you, including demographic information, which may identify you or may relate to you, and your past, present, or future physical or mental health information and related health care services.  By Law, we are required to make sure that medical and other information that identifies you (protected health information) is kept private at all times.
Provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices in respect to protected health information collected and about you. Follow the terms of the notice that is currently in effect.

 
USES AND DISCLOSURES FOR TREATMENT, PAYMENT AND HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS
In becoming a client of Birmingham MediSpa, you give consent for Birmingham MediSpa to use your protected health information for certain activities, including treatment, payment and for other healthcare operations.  In addition, we may use and disclose protected health information about you so our medical professionals can provide treatment to you.

We may use your past medical information of a condition or we may provide information regarding your medical condition to another doctor to whom we refer you for additional care. We may use and disclose protected health information so that we may be paid for the medical treatment, if we provide such care to you.   If appropriate, we may submit protected health information about you to your insurance company in order to receive payment for services we have provided to you.

Other Uses and Disclosures of Your Protected Health Information
The following uses of your protected health information may be made without any additional authorization from you.   The disclosures listed are extensive but may not include every potential scenario, but please be assured that all uses and disclosures made by Birmingham MediSpa will always be what is allowable and permitted under the law.

Uses and Disclosures for Appointment Reminders
We may use and disclose your medical information to contact you as a reminder that you have an appointment at the office. If you request that such communications be made confidentially, please contact our office in writing at 751 Chestnut Street Suite 203, Birmingham, MI 48009. We will accommodate all reasonable requests.

Uses and Disclosures to Others Involved In Your Healthcare
As deemed absolutely necessary, upon request, and in events of emergencies, necessary care, and extended treatment protocols. We may disclose to a member of your family, a relative, a close friend, or any other person you identify, your protected health information that directly relates to that person's involvement in your medical care. If you are unable to agree or object to this disclosure, we may disclose such information as necessary if we determine that it’s within your best interest based upon on our professional judgment and standards of care.
We may use or disclose protected health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative or any other person that is responsible for your care of your location, general condition, or death.  Also, as required by laws, we may use or disclose your protected health information to authorized public or private entities in order to assist in disaster relief efforts and, or, to coordinate uses of disclosures to family or other individuals involved in your health care.

Uses and Disclosures in Emergency Situations
We may use or disclose your protected health information in an emergency treatment situation. If this happens, your physician will attempt to obtain your acknowledgment of within a reasonable time, after the delivery of such treatment.
Uses and Disclosures for Health-related Benefits or Services
Occasionally, Birmingham MediSpa may use and disclosure protected health information to share health related benefits or services that you may want to obtain more information.

Uses and Disclosures Required by Law
Birmingham MediSpa will only use or disclose protected health information about you when required to do so by federal, state, or local laws. The use or disclosure of your protected health information will be within compliance to the law and limited to requirements of the law. If the law requires Birmingham MediSpa to do so, you will be notified of any uses or disclosures of your information.  We follow the laws, and we adhere to providing disclosures to you and whenever required by Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate or determine our compliance with the law.

Uses and Disclosures Related to Communicable Diseases
If authorized by law, we may disclose your personal health information to a person who may have been exposed to a communicable disease or may otherwise be at risk of contracting or spreading the disease or condition, as it relates to you.
Disclosures for Health Oversight Activities
We may disclose protected health information to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These activities may include audits, investigations, and inspections. These activities are necessary for the government to monitor the health care system, the delivery of health care, government benefit programs, other government regulatory programs and civil rights laws.

Disclosures of Abuse or Neglect
We may disclose your protected health information to a public health authority authorized by law to receive reports of child abuse or neglect. In addition, we may disclose your protected health information if we believe that you have been a victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence to a governmental entity or agency authorized to receive such information. In such cases, the disclosure will only be made in accordance with Michigan State, County, City, and, or local laws.

Disclosures to the Food and Drug Administration
We may disclose your protected health information to a person or company required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to report adverse events, product defects or other problems, biologic product deviations, track products; to enable product recalls; to make repairs or replacements; or to conduct post-market surveillance,or as required.
Disclosures for Lawsuits and Disputes
If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, we may disclose protected health information about you in response to a court order or administrative order. We may also disclose protected health information about you in response to a subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful process by someone else involved in the dispute, but only if efforts have been made to tell you about the request or to obtain an order protecting the information requested.

Disclosures to Law Enforcement
We may release protected health information if asked to do so by a law enforcement official, in response to a court order, subpoena, warrant, summons, or similar process.
Other related disclosures may include disclosures relating to individuals who are Armed Forces personnel, to national security and intelligence agencies, as well as disclosures to authorized federal officials for the protection of the President of the United States or other authorized persons or foreign heads of state.
Disclosures to Coroners, Funeral Directors, and Organ Donation
We may disclose protected health information about you to a coroner or medical examiner for identification purposes, determining cause of death or for the coroner or medical examiner to perform other duties required by law. We may also disclose protected health information about you to a funeral director in order to permit the funeral director to carry out legal duties, and may do so if death is reasonably anticipated. Your protected health information may also be disclosed for certain organ donations to which you may have agreed.

Disclosures for Research
We may disclose your protected health information to researchers when their research has been approved and protocols have been established to ensure the privacy of your information. We may also disclose a limited set of your information, as allowed under the law, for research purposes.
Disclosures Related to Criminal Activity
We may disclose your protected health information, consistent with federal and Michigan State laws, if we believe that the use or disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious or imminent threat to the health or safety of a person or the public, or if it is necessary for law enforcement authorities to identify or apprehend an individual.
Disclosures for Workers' Compensation
We may release protected health information about you for Workers' Compensation or similar programs. These programs provide benefits for work-related injuries or illnesses.

Right to Inspect and Copy
You have the right to inspect and copy protected health information that may be used to make decisions about your medical care. Usually this right includes both medical and billing records. You must submit your request in writing. If you request a copy of the information, we may charge a fee for the costs of copying, mailing or other supplies associated with your request. Your request to inspect and copy your information may only be denied in very limited circumstances and you have a right to request that any such denial be reviewed.

Right to Request Restrictions
You have the right to request that we restrict the use and disclosure of your protected health information for treatment, payment and health care operations. We are not required to agree to your request. If we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the information is needed to provide you emergency treatment.
To request restrictions, you must make your request in writing to 751 Chestnut Suite 203 Birmingham, MI 48009. In your request, you must tell us:
What information you want to limit. Whether you want to limit our use, disclosure, or both. To whom you want the limits to apply.

Right to Confidential Communications
You also have the right to request to receive private health information communications (such as appointment confirmations) by alternative means or at alternative locations. You may request that we only contact you at work or by mail. To request confidential communications, you must submit your request in writing to 751 Chestnut Street Suite 203, Birmingham, MI 48009.  All requests must specify how or where you wish to be contacted.

Amendment of Rights
If the protected health information we have about you is incorrect, needs amending, or is incomplete, you can request that your protected health information be amended. However, only the health care entity originator such as; doctor, hospital, clinic, etc. that created your protected health information can officially amend.  For more information regarding the procedures for submitting such a request, contact 751 Chestnut Street Suite 203, Birmingham, MI 48009

Right to Accounting and Disclosures
You have a right to an accounting of disclosures of your protected health information, for purposes of treatment, payment, or for health care operations by Birmingham MediSpa or any people or companies who perform treatment, payment or health care operations on our behalf. To request this list of disclosures we made of protected health information about you, you must submit a request in writing to 751 Chestnut Street Suite 203, Birmingham, MI 48009. Your request must state a time period which may not be longer than six (6) years prior to the date of your request and may not include dates before October 2014. Your request should indicate the form in which you want the list (for example, on paper or electronically). You will be charged for photocopying.
Right to Paper Copy
You have the right to a paper copy of this Notice. You may ask us to give you a copy of this notice at any time. You may obtain a copy of this Notice at our website: https://www.birminghammedispa.com To obtain a paper copy of this notice, contact 248-712-4641

Changes to Notice
Birmingham MediSpa reserves the right to change this notice.  We also reserve the right to make revisions and changes, as effective for protected health information we already have about you, as well as any information we create or receive in the future. We will post a copy of the current on our website: https://www.birminghammedispa.com The notice will contain the effective date.

Complaints
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated and/or Birmingham MediSpa has not followed this policy, you may file a complaint with the Office Manager or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
To file a complaint with the Birmingham MediSpa Office Manager, 751 Chestnut Street Suite 203, Birmingham, MI 48009. All complaints must be submitted in writing.

Other Possible Uses of Protected Health Information
Other uses and disclosures of your protected health information are not covered by this notice or the laws that apply to Birmingham MediSpa will be made only with your written permission ("authorization").   If you provide us permission to use or disclose protected health information about you, you may revoke permission, in writing, at any time. If you revoke your permission, we will no longer use or disclose protected health information about you for the reasons covered by your authorization. Finally, you fully understand that we will not be able to rescind any disclosures previously already made under your permissions, and that we are required to retain our records of the medical treatment or other services that we have provided to you
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