Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy



All health and health-related information contained within this Web site is intended to be general in nature and is provided “as is” without any warranties, express or implied. This Web site should not be used as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional. Your health care professional should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment, and needs of you and your family.


Your privacy while using this Web site is very important to us here at The Vein & Vascular Institute of Tampa Bay. This Privacy Policy describes our online data collection practices and how we use and protect your personal information that you submit on the Web site. Some of the information submitted by you may be considered Personal Health Information (“PHI”) and is covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).

Personally Provided Information

If you choose to provide us with your personal and medical information by sending an email, by participating in our free online screening, by filling out an appointment request or contact form and submitting it through our Web site, we will use that information solely to respond to your message and to provide you with information that you request. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information (your name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) to any third party unless required by law.

If you choose to submit a review of The Vein and Vascular Institute of Tampa Bay by filling out our review form, you agree and give us permission to share your first name or initial, your uploaded photo, your rating and written review on our Web sites, including social media Web sites. Please note that your email address will not be given, shared, sold or transferred to any third party unless required by law.

We may use the contact information that you provide, to communicate with you through emails, phone calls, text messages, voice messages, or personal mailings.

Use of Google Analytics on Our Web Site

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site.

The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of this website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Changes to Our Policy

At times it may be necessary for us to modify this Disclaimer & Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the way we collect and use information or changes in privacy-related laws, regulations, and industry standards. Therefore, we reserve the right to change this Disclaimer & Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised Disclaimer & Privacy Policy on this Web site. This policy was posted on December 31, 2014. Continued use of this Web site after the effective date of the Disclaimer & Privacy Policy will indicate your agreement to any modified terms. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sites Linked to This Web Site

The Vein and Vascular Institute of Tampa Bay has not reviewed the sites that may be linked to this Web site and does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Web site.

Your Consent

By using this Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information in the manner we describe in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use this website.