Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 04/29/2023

Thank you for visiting Ricci Orthodontic Studio (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you use our Website. By accessing or using our Website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

  1. Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information We may collect personal information that you provide voluntarily when using our Website, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, and any other information you choose to provide. For patients under the age of 13, we may collect personal information from their parent or legal guardian.

1.2 Automatically Collected Information We may also collect certain information automatically when you visit our Website, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other technical information.

  1. Use of Information

2.1 Personal Information We may use the personal information you provide to:

    • Process and respond to your inquiries and requests.
    • Provide you with information, updates, and news about our orthodontic practice.
    • Schedule appointments and provide treatment services.
    • Comply with our legal obligations under HIPAA.
    • Enhance our understanding of user preferences and interests.

2.2 Automatically Collected Information We may use the automatically collected information to:

    • Analyze trends and usage of our Website.
    • Monitor and improve the performance and functionality of our Website.
  1. Sharing of Information

3.1 Service Providers We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our Website and conducting our business. These service providers are obligated to keep your information confidential and use it solely for the purposes we specify.

3.2 Legal Requirements We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests from public authorities.

3.3 Third-Party Websites Our Website may contain links to third-party websites. However, we do not collect or send any user data to those third-party websites. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any linked third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those websites before providing any personal information.

3.4 Children’s Personal Information For patients under the age of 13, we collect personal information from their parent or legal guardian. We only use and disclose this information as necessary to provide orthodontic services, obtain parental consent, or as permitted by law.

3.5 HIPAA Compliance We comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information (PHI). PHI is used and disclosed in accordance with HIPAA regulations and our Notice of Privacy Practices.

  1. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to secure the information we collect.

  1. Children’s Privacy

Our Website is not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without the consent of their parent or legal guardian. If you believe we have inadvertently collected information from a child, please contact us, and we will promptly remove the information from our records.

  1. Updates to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated version will be posted on our Website with a revised “Effective Date.”

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact us using the following details:

    • Email: info@ricciorthodontics.com
    • Phone: 305-847-4224
    • Address: 7950 NW 53rd St STE 126, Doral, FL 33166

We will make every effort to address and resolve any issues promptly.

Thank you for your understanding.