Dr. Terrell Joseph (“Company”) has adopted the following policies. Please note that “Users” refers universally to anyone who may utilize any of Company’s online programs, resources, services, or media outlets (collectively, “Platforms”), including website/social media visitors and program applicants and registrants.
Educational Intent and Indemnification Policy
Although Platform content is based on the expert opinions of Dr. Elton and his team, such information does not represent recommendations, advice, diagnosis, prescriptions, or anything that can be interpreted as creating a provider-patient relationship. Platform content is not meant to be a substitute for instruction provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding your health or medical care.
Intellectual Property Policy
All content presented by Company on its Platforms is the sole property of Company and offered for personal educational use only. Any dissemination or repurposing of content requires the express consent of Company.
Platform content should never be interpreted as recommendations or endorsements of any specific product, procedure, company, opinion, or approach. Reliance on any Platform content is solely at your own risk. Always consult your healthcare team.
Collection of Personal and Demographic Information
When registering for a program or scheduling an appointment, Company collects certain Personal Informational (e.g., electronic addresses, telephone numbers) and Demographic Information (e.g., date of birth, date of injury, type of injury), which is stored in the Company database and used for future communications and to help Company analyze Platform uses and audiences.
Personal Information is not used for commercial purposes and Company does not share any email addresses or phone numbers with any third-parties.
Demographic Information is collected in order for Company to better understand its patient community and promote programs/resources that best meets the needs of Users.
Collection or Use of Information
Company and its third-party service providers may use technologies that collect certain usage information when you visit or interact with online Platforms, including the Company website and social media outlets (“Use Information”). Company may collect Use Information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. To help evaluate usage of Platforms and effectiveness of marketing, the server places a "cookie" - a small text file with an identification number - on your machine or Device. Disabling or refusing cookies may impact Platform functionality.
Company does not sell or distribute Use Information or engage in “behavioral advertising.” However, Company is not responsible for the data collection or targeted ads by Platform service providers or third-party links accessed through Platforms.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties regarding certain marketing activities. Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals. However, some third-party websites do keep track of Your browsing activities. If You are visiting such websites, You can set Your preferences in Your web browser to inform websites that You do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of Your web browser.
Social Media Policy
Company has several active online communities, including Facebook®, Twitter®, Instagram® and YouTube®. The content provided by Company on these channels is provided solely for the education of Users. Users are encouraged to carefully research all opinions shared online and consult with your healthcare team.
By accessing, viewing, and/or posting any content on a Company online community, Users agree to the following:
Company online communities exist as a place of open and respectful sharing. Users will refrain from posting comments that are harmful, vulgar or inappropriate; overtly negative, disruptive, or argumentative; unnecessarily repetitive (spam or flooding); or infringing on others' rights, including intellectual property rights.
Users will refrain from posting any advertisements or promotions or any opinions that can be construed as professional advice.
Users take full responsibility for their online safety and are encouraged to never share personally identifiable information.
In order to prevent the appearance of a conflict of interest, Users will refrain from positively or negatively commenting on specific companies and organizations, including, but not limited to, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers, and other medical organizations.
Users grant Company a worldwide, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, create derivative works of, and otherwise use, modify, and exploit user content for any purpose.
Users may link to any Platform, provided the link does not suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement by Company or its affiliates.
Company reserves the right to remove any comments that, in its opinion, do not represent the mission, values, policies, or best interests of Company.
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