Dermatology Associates of Seattle (Dermatology Associates) operates a system of physician clinics, treatments and other health care, and associated services in the state of Washington. To better serve its patients and to help educate individuals and the general public about skin health care and dermatological issues, Dermatology Associates of Seattle owns and operates the Dermatology Associates website.
1. Services through the Dermatology Associates website.
Information and communication of our services are made available through the Dermatology Associates website, including educational information, including links to informative websites.
Information and news about Dermatology Associates services, dermatologists, providers and facilities, and employment opportunities.
Information about Dermatology Associates events, specials and promotions, and online registration.
Online application for career and employment opportunities with Dermatology Associates. Online registration for care at Dermatology Associates clinic.
2. Collection and use of information.
Notices of privacy practices applicable to Dermatology Associates, including those patients with clinical treatments.
3. User Responsibilities.
The Dermatology Associates website is directed at helping users be better-informed with dermatology and dermatology treatment services. Having access to Dermatology Associates information and services quickly improves health and quality of life, but we need your help to make it work well which is why we require users to take responsibility for doing part to protect your personal information and understand the educational information and materials available through the Dermatology Associates website don't include medical suggestions, and are not intended to resolve health condition(s) or dermatology concerns. Users are responsible for the following:
3.1. Careful and conscious.
3.2. Protecting your devices and software.
TO AVOID THE THREAT OF EMAIL SCAMS, DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES WILL NEVER SEND YOU UNSOLICITED EMAILS THAT INCLUDE A LINK TO A DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES WEBSITE AND BE ASKED TO PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION. TO RECEIVE AN EMAIL THAT CLAIMS TO BE FROM DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES WHICH ASKS YOU TO PROVIDE PERSONAL INFORMATION, IS NOT FROM DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES.
If you receive a suspicious email(s) which claim to be from Dermatology Associates, please notify us by calling 1-206-267-2100.
3.3. Protecting your account password.
Access to your account and medical information is password-protected. If your password simple or shared, or written in plain view, someone will be able to access your information. Please use a secure password and protect it from other people. Dermatology Associates Patient Portal and Payment Portal requires a password in allowing access to your account. We cannot prevent unauthorized access if your password is shared. You are responsible for any activity taking place under your password unless you have notified that your account password has been stolen or shared. Once you inform us, we will help you change it. You can contact us about possible password issues at 206-267-2100.
3.4. Not for commercial use.
You are not permitted to use the Dermatology Associates website to provide information for commercial uses. The information available through the Dermatology Associates website are for personal use only.
3.5. Do not re-distribute copyrighted materials for commercial use.
Information and content available by and through Dermatology Associates is copyrighted and owned by Dermatology Associates. You can use this information and materials for your personal use and may make limited use of it for charitable purposes permitted by law. You may not sell or modify information or materials obtained from Dermatology Associates. You man not reproduce, project, distribute, or publish it in any form for public or commercial purposes. Use of information or materials obtained from Dermatology Associates on any other website or network channel is prohibited.
3.6. Anti-abuse of Dermatology Associates.
The Dermatology Associates website is provided for your convenience and educational use. To keep our public services working efficiently and appropriately, you are not permitted to:
(A) Use any other person's username or password. (B) Use the Dermatology Associates site in a way that could damage, disable, burden, or impair the Dermatology Associates website or interfere with any other users experience with the Dermatology Associates website. Attempt to gain access without authorization to documents, information, records, accounts, systems, or networks connected to Dermatology Associates through phreaking, hacking, cracking, spoofing, or any other means violates state and federal laws. (C) Restrict others from using the Dermatology Associates website. (D) Collect information about users on the website, including email addresses and personal details. (E) Use of any trademarks, logos or intellectual proprietary information on the Dermatology Associates website.
4. Health and medical information.
The Dermatology Associates website publishes information about health issues and general dermatological care options in order to assist in the education of it's users while increasing public awareness about skin health. Parties other than Dermatology Associates provide some of this information, and Dermatology Associates may contain links to third-party websites for this exact purpose.
4.1. Information is not medical advice, nore is it personal health Information. Any information and links on the Dermatology Associates website is information provided by Dermatology Associates and is for educational purposes. You are responsible for understanding and use of any information gathered.
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES ISN'T A FORM OF DERMATOLOGY ADVICE OR A SUBSTITUTE FOR DERMATOLOGICAL ATTENTION. IF YOU ARE REQUIRING INFORMATION DUE TO HAVING A DERMATOLOGICAL CONDITION PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CURRENT DERMATOLOGIST. IF YOU HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THERE YOU ARE HAVING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL "911" IMMEDIATELY.
While Dermatology Associates seeks to provide information which may help understand your health care needs, none of the information, articles, promotions, or activities available through the Dermatology Associates website was developed for you. Every person's conditions are unique. If you require information related to your own unique conditions, you will need to contact your health care provider directly.
4.2. Information is not endorsed.
The fact that information is published or provided by Dermatology Associates doesn't mean that Dermatology Associates shares the exact views and opinions expressed therein.
4.3. Information is not guaranteed.
Dermatology Associates seeks to provide useful, high-quality content through the Dermatology Associates website, however Dermatology Associates can't guarantee that information is 100% accurate, complete, current, or error-free. Information is provided "as is," with no warranties of any kind.
4.4. Suggested websites are not endorsed.
Dermatology Associates seeks to link trustworthy websites but provides website links for your convenience only. Any website link does not constitute an endorsement of the referred website. Dermatology Associates shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any experiences incurred in connection with the use of a linked website.
4.5. Limitation of use.
The Dermatology Associates website originates and is intended for use in the United States. Dermatology Associates does not claim that any information on its website is appropriate or may be used outside of the United States.
6. Service availabilities and limitations.
Dermatology Associates will attempt to keep the Dermatology Associates website available at all times, but availability can be temporarily interrupted for maintenance, updates, backups, plugin modifications, or due to random technical problems such as natural disasters or other acts of god. Dermatology Associates is not responsible for and cannot control the availability of third-party communications services necessary to connect to the Dermatology Associates website.
Owners of copyrighted works who believe that a use of Dermatology Associates has infringed their rights under U.S. copyright law may report an alleged infringement to Dermatology Associates by following the relevant provisions of US copyrights, by sending Dermatology Associates' authorized agent a notification of alleged infringement that satisfies the requirements of the US copyright protection act. Upon receipt of adequate notice of an alleged infringement, Dermatology Associates will promptly investigate any allegations, and will respond by including removal of or blocking access to allegedly infringed content.
7.1. If you are affected by unauthorized access, please contact Dermatology Associates for secondary review of your account.
7.2. Copyright violations of alleged infringement and counter-notifications may be sent to:
DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES OF SEATTLE
1730 MINOR AVE, SUITE #1000,
SEATTLE, WA 98101
7.3. Dermatology Associates will not be a party to any disputes or lawsuits regarding alleged copyright infringement.
8. Limitation of Liability.
TO THE GREATEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES'S LIABILITY TO ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ASSOCIATED TO THE USE, OPERATION OR FUNCTIONING OF THE DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES WEBSITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO DIRECT MONETARY DAMAGES WHICH WILL NOT NOT INCLUDE INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF POSSIBLE RISKS.
9. Dispute resolution.
10. Contact Information.
DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES OF SEATTLE
1730 MINOR AVE, SUITE #1000,
SEATTLE, WA 98101
1. Subject to notice of services.
Dermatology Associates provides a variety of information and communication services within the Dermatology Associates website. Service information, articles, promotions, and education are available to the general public. Dermatology Associates offers personalized, interactive tools to help you manage your dermatological care through the Patient Portal or Payment Portal site. For more information about Patient Portal or Payment Portal Services and registration, please see the Patient Portal or Payment Portal user agreement.
(A) Access to educational information, including links to informative Web sites. (B) Access to information and news services about Dermatology Associates services, health care providers and facilities, and employment opportunities. (C) Access to information about Dermatology Associates events, promotions, and articles, including online reviews. (D) Access to information about physician career opportunities.
2. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information.
A "cookie" is microdata which makes the website operate on your desktop or mobile device which allows web servers to host the Dermatology Associates website while maintaining user navigation and overall website design. The cookies on the Dermatology Associates website DO NOT identify users by name or any other personal identifier. Dermatology Associates uses website cookies as in the following manners:
(A) Unregistered users will have cookies placed on their device or computer for navigational use of the Dermatology Associates website. (B) Registered users may have cookies placed on their computers to allow their experience of the Dermatology Associates site to be customized and facilitated. Example for this is a class registration form that has the user's name entered as a convenience to the user via the contact form or appointment request form.
4. Third-Party Plugins.
In addition to using cookies, we use third-party services to serve interest-based experiences for Dermatology Associates products and services online. These service services interact with our website through the use of it's technologies. In the course of serving these services, a unique cookie on your computer and may record information to these cookies based upon your navigation throughout the website. If you do wish to cease information used to serve you, please consult your browsers navigation settings to block any/all cookies and third party plugins.
5. Safeguarding information.
6. Relationship to the agreement.