Who we are
We are a physical therapy corporation. Our official business name is LA Orthopedic and Pediatric Physical Therapy, Inc. Our web address is https://www.laoppt.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We are bound by HIPPA laws and take your privacy very seriously.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The contact forms on this website will send the information you provide via email to us. Our website is SSL encrypted AND our email is HIPPA compliant. This means that the information you send to us is secure. Your email however may not be encrypted and therefore your information may not be secured from a third party. To protect your information:
- Please do not include protected health information (PHI) via email.
- Make sure not to include your name and other protected information in the subject line.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
You may opt out of google analytics by using the following browser add-on.
Who we share your data with
We do not share protected health information (PHI) unless it pertains to your treatment. For PHI we may share your information with those that are involved in your care. This may include any health care providers involved in your care.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Contact information sent through forms on our website is sent through email. We have set up SSL encryption on both our website and our email system. This means that information entered is encrypted in transit between your browser and our website and between our website and email server. Our email clients are also set up for secure communication (SSL). While this ensures your data is secured during transit it is not the case when your data is at rest.
The information sent via email is stored on the email server in plain text. Althouhh the server is password protected the data sitting on it is not secured because it is not encrypted.
How we protect your data
- SSL encryption is set up on our website.
- Email in transit is sent via SSL encryption.
- Our Email is HIPPA compliant
- Our document store is HIPPA compliant
What third parties we receive data from
We use google analytics to gain insights into who is accessing and using our website. We do this to improve the functionality of our website and for marketing purposes. Please see our above analytics disclosure.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Data entered via the comments section may be sent to third parties to prevent spam.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We are bound by HIPAA laws and regulations. Please click here for more information.