Allele Diagnostics Inc. (henceforth referred to as “Allele Dx”), is a clinical diagnostic laboratory that specializes in testing for genetic disorders. Allele Dx is committed to protecting the privacy of every person who visits the Allele Dx Web site. Each person will be free to gather information, set up or enter customer accounting information, make inquiries or provide comments on our web site. We created this web privacy statement to inform you of the privacy standards used to ensure the security and confidentiality of your information. The following information is meant to answer questions related to how we capture, keep and use your information. If after reading this policy, you have additional questions that were not addressed or specifically answered, please contact us directly at the contact information provided below.
Medical knowledge evolves continually. Laboratory testing practices are dynamic, with new test methods enhancing the knowledge and best practices of medical care. Practitioners must rely on their own expertise and knowledge of the patient when issuing test procedures, and are ultimately responsible for the recommendation of test procedures, and to diagnoses and monitor patient health status.
Collection of your personal information
Allele Dx does not ask you to provide any personal health care information to us through our general Web site. Feedback forms that are available for correspondences with Allele Dx specifically request that you not include any personal information such as user names, passwords, social security numbers, and private health information. Any information or correspondences that are captured by Allele Dx are stored on a third party server and made accessible only to employees of Allele Dx, and this information is kept confidential.
Security of your financial information
Our web site uses a secure socket layer (SSL) encryption technology to keep secure any financial information you may share with us, including payment data and credit card numbers. This information may be accessed only by Allele Dx employees who maintain password and job-required access rights, and third party vendors who support Allele Dx’s billing operations such as our banking partner. The general public may not access any information stored on our servers or databases which may contain your encrypted information.
Allele Dx tracks all visitors to our Web site by collecting data elements called cookies. Cookies are used to enable certain functions and tools on our Web site, assist in the navigation of the Web site, Track resources and data used on this site, and remember computer settings. You can prevent your computer from accepting cookies by modifying the properties on your Web browser, restricting us to utilize cookies to capture this information. However please not that by stopping your computer from accepting cookies; you may limit the overall functionality of your web browser on our web site.
Internal Uses of your personal information
We may use your personal information to provide you with the services and products which you request, to provide responses to your questions about Allele Dx or our services, to support the billing and payment processes, or to collect payments related to services offered to you. We may also use your information to assist us in improving our service offerings to you and to our other customers. Finally, we may use this information to communicate with you about new services we may offer in the future.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
We will not give, sell, rent, loan or otherwise disclose any personal information to any third party without your prior authorization, or in situations where we may be legally required to do so. Examples of a legal requirement to release your personal information could include as a response to a subpoena, court order or other legal process, or when it is necessary to defend the rights or property of this web site. We may from time to time share aggregated, non-personal information about our web site usage with third parties. This information will not contain any personal identifiable information about you or our users.
As a convenience to you and our web site visitors, the Allele Dx web site may contain links to other web sites which may provide you useful information. Any links which are contained on our web site that transfer you to a non-Allele Dx web site are not maintained by Allele Dx, and may contain different privacy policies from that of Allele Dx. You should review the privacy policies of any web site that you are referenced to through the Allele Dx web site. Allele Dx is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any non Allele Dx web site, including how those sites may use your information.
Changes to this Web Privacy Statement
By visiting and using the Allele Dx Web site, you are giving your consent to the terms outlined in this Allele Dx Web site Privacy Statement.
The Allele Dx web site has been created for an adult audience and are not designed or intended to attract children in any way. We do not knowingly solicit, collect, or accept any information from children on this Web site.
How to contact us
Allele Dx welcomes feedback and questions regarding our Web Privacy Statement. If you need further information or have questions regarding this document, please contact us.
- Version 1.1
- Policy Update: November 2014
- Effective Date: November 2014