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Privacy Policy

Coastal Medical Privacy Policy

At Coastal Medical we do not share any of your private health related, or contact information, with anyone outside our medical practice without your written consent. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us and personal health records are under strict HIPAA guidelines. These guidelines are shared with every patient in our offices. 

Download a copy of our HIPAA policy.

Website Policy

You may use Coastal Medical’s website without disclosing personally identifiable information, like your name or address, unless you choose to submit it to us. For example, by filling out a contact form, requesting an appointment, applying for employment or making a payment online.  We have taken reasonable steps to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and security of personally identifiable information that you may provide. You should understand that electronic transmissions via the internet are not necessarily secure from interception and so we cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of such transmissions.

Cookie Policy

Google Analytics
The Coastal Medical website (www.CoastalMedical.com) uses Google Analytics (www.google.com/analytics) to collect visitor data and analyze traffic on our site. This data includes information about your browser, your IP address, your general location as determined from your IP address and provided by your browser, the site from which you come, and the links followed when leaving our site. This information helps us understand customer interests and helps us improve our website. When you visit our site, the pages that you look at and a short text file, called a cookie, are downloaded to your computer. A cookie is used to store small amounts of information. This information is collected for traffic analysis. We cannot identify your name or address with this information. Depending on the browser that you use, you can set your preferences to block/ refuse cookies, and/ or notify you before they are placed. You may also opt-out of Google Analytics for the web by visiting the Google Analytics Opt-out Page and install the add-on for your specific browser. Google Analytics does not sell, give, or trade the statistics they store to any 3rd parties for data-mining or marketing purposes. Please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ for their privacy policy.

Log Files
Our systems automatically gather some information about visitors. This information includes the IP address of the computer they are using, browser type, language, and the times and dates of webpage visits. The data collected does not include information that would identify you personally and is used, as described above, for statistical analysis, to understand user behavior, and to administer the site.

Remarketing
We use remarketing cookies on some of our pages to advertise Coastal Medical across the internet. Remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the Coastal Medical website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that “This person visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page.” Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.  If you do not wish to see ads from Coastal Medical, you can opt out in several ways:
    1. Opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.
    2. Opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Social Media
If you share our content through social media, for example by liking us on Facebook, following or tweeting about us on Twitter, or giving us a '+1' via Google Plus, those social networks will record that you have done so and may set a cookie for this purpose. In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button.  As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks.

Third Party Services
Coastal Medical uses third parties that provides the opportunity to pay a bill (TSYS.com), apply for employment at Coastal Medical (Applicantpro.com) online. These online services are provided by a third-party entity under contract with Coastal Medical.  Coastal Medical does not control the use of cookies used or linked by contracted or third-party services. A statement of the third-party privacy practices can be accessed and viewed online:
  • ApplicantPro Privacy Statement
  • TSYS Privacy Statement