Suggs Eye Center understands the importance of protecting the privacy of Suggs Eye Center web site users. The information collected is used to market and improve the services we and our subsidiaries offer, to improve web site content, and to contact you with updates to the web site or for other marketing purposes.
Certain areas of this web site and other Suggs Eye Center web sites may require registration or a password for access. Information obtained from registered users of these areas may also be used for Suggs Eye Center marketing purposes, and cookies may be used in those and other areas, as is described in this Policy. Information obtained in these areas may also be used in accordance with agreements governing access to and use of the specific areas. In addition, visitors to this web site and other Suggs Eye Center web sites may choose to register for a Login user ID and password to simplify access to some interactive features. Suggs Eye Center log file data and other information gathered from registered users of this web site are used to improve the customer experience.
- What information does Suggs Eye Center capture about visitors to its web sites?
- Does Suggs Eye Center ask for personal information?
- How does Suggs Eye Center use the information?
- What happens when I leave Suggs Eye Center to visit a linked web site?
- What is a cookie?
- Can cookies be removed from my hard drive?
- Commitment To Children’s Privacy Protection
- Additional resources on information privacy
What information does Suggs Eye Center capture about visitors to its web site?
The Suggs Eye Center web server uses an extended log file format which captures: date and time of visit, referring address (location from which a visitor comes to one of our web sites) type of Internet browser, and visitor’s IP address. (Each computer that connects to the Internet is assigned a unique number, an IP address, for identification purposes). The log file does not capture a visitor’s email address.
Does Suggs Eye Center ask for personal information?
Several areas of this web site and other Suggs Eye Center web sites may ask for personal information. In these areas, your name, address, email address, billing information, and personal or business profile may be requested and/or required. This information is collected to help us further develop our services, to provide you access to valuable Suggs Eye Center Internet-based information and services, and to bill you for those services if you elect to use them.
How does Suggs Eye Center use the information?
The information collected through this web site and other Suggs Eye Center web sites helps us identify the type of web site content our customers value most. We use this information to market and improve the web site and our services. We may also use this information to send you email notifications about updates to the web site, and to contact you by other means for marketing and other purposes. Our policy is to not give, sell or otherwise distribute the information collected through this site to third parties outside of Suggs Eye Center and its subsidiaries (unless required by law); provided, however, in some cases we may use suppliers to assist us in collecting, using or otherwise processing for our benefit the information obtained through this site. Our practice is to require our suppliers to conduct such activities consistent with this policy and our requirements.
What happens when I leave a Suggs Eye Center web site?
Parts of this web site and other Suggs Eye Center web sites may consist of products and services hosted by third-party businesses. When you leave this web site or other Suggs Eye Center web sites to visit one of these linked web sites, the only information transferred to the third-party is the fact that you came from this web site or another Suggs Eye Center web site (the referring address). This practice allows the third-party to monitor its own web site traffic, but does not provide them with any information about you. Suggs Eye Center is not responsible or liable for the independent privacy policies of our third-party sites. You should consult the privacy policies at those sites to determine how your information may be used.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a series of data characters that, when programmed into a web site, is placed by the web server into the browser’s application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the web site to “recognize” you as a unique individual.
Can cookies be removed from my hard drive?
Yes, cookies can be removed from your hard drive. Also, depending on what type of web browser and what browser version you are using, you may be able to change the properties on your cookie file so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on removing cookies.
Commitment To Children’s Privacy Protection
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, no information should be submitted to or posted on suggseyecenter.com by users under the age of 13 years without consent of their parent or guardian. suggseyecenter.com does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, collected from users under the age of 13 to any third party for any purpose whatsoever unless disclosed during collection.
Additional resources on information privacy
The Electronic Privacy Information Center focuses public attention on emerging civil liberties issues relating to the National Information Infrastructure. EPIC Alert is the online newsletter of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, DC. The newsletter is bi-weekly and covers issues related to privacy and civil liberties in the information age.