Privacy Policy

Your privacy is of great importance to us at Pacific Breast Pathology (PBP). Please read this privacy policy as well as the Terms of Use prior to using the site. This policy applies to this web site only. This policy may be updated or revised from time to time, so please check back with the SPBC web site periodically in order to receive advance notice of any substantive changes to our Privacy Policy.

Medical Disclaimer
The information provided by PBP in the news & information section is for general informational and educational purposes only. It is not meant to be a source of medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is not a substitute for a consultation with your physician or other qualified health care provider.

Information Collection
PBP is the sole owner of the information collected on its website. We do not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this privacy statement.

When using any of the public forums (Ask the Pathologist, Dr. Lawton’s Blog, the PBP Library, etc.), PBP requires you to provide us with a name (can be an alias) and an email address. Please be advised that within these forums, the submission of personal health information is at your own risk and that information subsequently becomes public.

When you email us for more information via our site, we will do our best to keep your information confidential. However, due to the nature of unsecured Internet communications, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized viewers will not access your information.

When requesting services from PBP, any personal information provided by you on the form remains within a secured location; we follow HIPAA regulations when dealing with patients' personal health information.

We take appropriate physical, electronic, and other security measures to help safeguard personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure.

The PBP website provides hyperlinks to other sites which are not under the control of PBP. These links are provided for your convenience and for your reference only. These links are not intended as an endorsement by PBP.

PBP is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites hyperlinked to its website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the PBP website, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Contact Information
To offer comments about the PBP web site, or about the information presented in this Privacy Policy, contact Pacific Breast Pathology:

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