We may collect personally identifiable information, including your name, address, phone number, and email address that you voluntarily provide to us through this website. We may use this information to contact you with regard to the reason you submitted a request or to notify you of news, new products, or services. By contacting us at 919-234-4468, you may opt out of any future correspondence from us at any time.
We do not ask for dates of birth, social security numbers, credit card numbers, or personal health-related information, such as diagnoses or symptoms, through this website. Please do not submit any such information through this website as we cannot guarantee the privacy of such information.
Community, Social Networking, and Blogs
This website may contain public features that allow for user-generated content and dialog between users and Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina, a division of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. or third-parties. By using these features you understand that it is a public forum and the information and contributions you provide can and will be seen by others. We are not responsible for the content of any user-generated material on this website.
Please do not post any private information on our public forums. If you posted private information by mistake and would like it removed, please call at the number below as soon as possible – we will respond to your request in the order it was received. If we cannot remove your information, we will notify you.
There may be the ability to share the contents of this website on various social media, content syndication, and other websites. By employing the share option you understand that personally identifiable information may be transmitted to these websites. We have no control over how these third- party websites manage your information.
Third-Party Cookies and Data Collection
We employ an industry leading third-party statistics gathering service which may anonymously collect information about your IP address, Internet Service Provider, and location as well as your behaviors on our site. We have no access or control over the collection policies set forth by our statistics gathering software.
Health Tool Information
Any information entered into a health tool on the website, such as a BMI calculator, is not associated with any personally identifiable information transmitted to Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina, a division of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
No part of our website is secured by encryption, therefore any information transmitted may be visible to others with malicious intent. The very nature of the Internet is not fully secure. We are not responsible for any content added to our website or information collected from our website due to a malicious attack.
Your personally identifiable information may be transmitted through servers not owned or managed by Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina, a division of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. and over transmissions lines that may or may not be secured by your Internet Service Provider. Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina, a division of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. is not responsible for breaches in security at these third-party facilities.
We may use third-party software to manage user-generated content. Again, these community sections are not secure and user registration information could be accessed by malicious users.
Our website may contain hyperlinks to other websites. We have no control over the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites.
In order to speed the loading time of the website, you browser may cache some of the content of our website, including images or animations. This website may use caching from time to time to enhance user experience.
Not Intended for Children’s Use
This website is intended for children and adults over the age of 13. A parent or guardian may however submit information on behalf of a child in their custody.
We may utilize third-party contractors to manage and/or maintain the website for us and as a result they may have access to the information you provide through this website.