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Last updated 5/1/13

Terms of Use:


By using this web site, you agree to the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of these terms, please do not use this web site. Erin Elster, DC reserves the right to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of this web site following any changes to the Terms of Use will mean that you accept those changes. Please refer to the date listed above to determine when the last changes were made.

Notice of Privacy Practices:


Dr. Erin Elster, D.C. is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of your individually identifiable health information (IIHI). In conducting business, Dr. Elster will create records regarding you and your treatment.  Dr. Elster is required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to maintain the confidentiality of health information that identifies you. As required by law, this notice describes how your health information may be used and disclosed. If you have questions about this notice, please contact Dr. Erin Elster, D.C.

Dr. Elster may use and disclose your individually identifiable health information (IIHI) in the following ways:

1. Treatment. Dr. Elster may use your IIHI during treatment if referral to another provider, such as an imaging (x-ray) center or health care practitioner, is necessary.

2. Insurance. Dr. Elster may use and disclose your IIHI in order to assist you with your insurance claims, billing, and reimbursement.

3. Appointment Reminders. Dr. Elster may use and disclose your IIHI to contact you by email or phone to remind you of an upcoming appointment.

4. Release of Information to Family/Friends. Dr. Elster may need to disclose your IIHI to others who assist in your care, such as family members and friends.  Dr. Elster will require a signed release form from you to authorize such family and friends unless you bring family or friends to your appointment, which would be construed as consent to such disclosure.

5. Lawsuits and Similar Proceedings. Dr. Elster may use and disclose your IIHI in response to a court or administrative order, if you are involved in a lawsuit or similar proceeding. Dr. Elster will require that the party that requests your records provide a signed records-release form.

6. Disclosures Required by Law. Dr. Elster will use and disclose your IIHI when she is required to do so by federal, state, or local law.

Content of this Web Site Is for Informational Purposes Only - No Medical Diagnosis or Advice and No Guarantee of Benefit is Given:


The content and materials provided in this web site are for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to supplement or comprise a medical diagnosis or other professional opinion, or to be used in lieu of a consultation with a physician or competent health care professional for medical diagnosis and/or treatment. All content and materials including research papers, case studies and testimonials summarizing patients' responses to care are intended for educational purposes only and do not imply a guarantee of benefit. Individual results may vary, depending upon several factors including age of the patient, severity of the condition, severity of the spinal injury, and duration of time the condition has been present.

Copyright:


You may not copy, reproduce, republish, post, retransmit, or distribute in any way any of the information or materials in this web site without the prior written consent of Erin Elster, DC. To request such permission, send an email message to erin@erinelster.com including your name, address, the information you are requesting to distribute, and the purpose for that distribution. You may download a copy of the materials on this web site on a single computer for personal, non-commercial home use, but only if you do not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices from the materials you download.

Linked Sites:


There are links from this web site to web sites operated by third parties ("linked sites"). Erin Elster, DC makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the linked sites. Consequently, Erin Elster, DC will not be liable in any way for the linked sites, including without limitation for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of the linked sites. You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against Erin Elster, DC with respect to the linked sites. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of the linked sites, including without limitation any reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the material contained on the linked sites.

Third Party Advertising:


Third parties may offer goods and services to you through marketing that is made available at or through this website. Erin Elster, DC makes no endorsement regarding such parties, nor does Erin Elster, DC make any representation, recommendation, or warranty with respect to these third parties' goods, services or advertising. You agree to hold Erin Elster, DC harmless in connection with the selection of third party advertisers, as well as their acts and omissions.

Disclaimer of Warranties:


All materials on the website are provided "as is" and Erin Elster, DC expressly disclaims any and all warranties of the material provided herein, express or implied, including any: (I) implied warranties of design, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of title, (II) warranties arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice, and (III) warranties of non-infringement.

No oral or written information or advice given by Erin Elster, DC in connection with this web site will create any warranty.

Erin Elster, DC does not warrant that the functions contained in any of the services or products provided on this website will meet your requirements, that the operation of any such services or products will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects in any such services or products will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Furthermore, Erin Elster, DC does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any such services or products in terms of its correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.

Erin Elster, DC shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the material in this web site.

Use of Personal Information/Privacy:


Erin Elster, DC provides several ways to e-mail her with questions you may have as you navigate through her site. Please note that any information sent through an e-mail message is unsecured and can be seen on computers which transfer data from your computer to Erin Elster, DC. Erin Elster, DC recommends that you do not email sensitive personal health information, or any other confidential information, to her or anyone else. Should you choose to provide information in this manner, you do so at your own risk.