Legal Notices and Disclaimer
Welcome to the UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute website. This website is operated and managed by the Shiley Eye Institute at the University of California.
All health and health-related information contained within UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute website is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. Your health care provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment and needs of you and your family.
Every effort is made to ensure that the material within this website is accurate and timely, however, this should not be considered official and should be confirmed with other reliable sources. This information is provided without warranty for quality or accuracy. The Regents of the University of California; the University of California, San Diego; the University of California, San Diego Health System nor any other contributing author is responsible for any errors or omissions in any information provided or the results obtained from the use of such information.
UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute shileyeye.ucsd.edu respects the privacy of its users.
Our goal is to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, we sometimes collect information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from each of our other users.
To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our website privacy practices.
Here, you will learn what personally identifiable information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Collection of Data
UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute collects certain information from and about its users in two ways: directly from the user and from our web server logs.
When you submit a form we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, medical record number and some other personal information. The more accurate information you volunteer, the better we are able to respond to your request.
Web servers typically collect, at least temporarily, the following information: Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used; web pages requested; referring web page; browser used; date and time. UCSD Medical Center may collect statistics identifying particular IP addresses from which Medical Center websites are accessed.
Use of Data
The UC San Diego Health System appointment request and seminar enrollment processes require users to provide personal, demographic and insurance information. The information is used to process the request and to contact patients when necessary. UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute may also use personal information for the purpose of future communication on new offerings but only if the opportunity to opt out of that type of use is provided.
Cookies are used to remember users who return to the site. The browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history is used to report information about site accesses, for profiling purposes, and for troubleshooting. This information is generally used to improve website presentation and utilization.
Security: How We Protect Your Information
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
Updating Your Information
If you would like to update your personal information or stop receiving communication from UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute, please call (858) 534-6290.
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The information contained in this online site is intended to provide accurate and helpful health information for the general public. It is made available with the understanding that the author and publisher are not engaged in rendering medical, health, psychological, or any other kind of personal professional services on this site. The information should not be considered complete and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. It should not be used in place of a call or visit to a medical, health or other competent professional, who should be consulted before adopting any of the suggestions in this site or drawing inferences from it.
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