Information about your privacy on www.WesternPAortho.com
Patient Health Information Privacy Practices & Policies
Western Pennsylvania Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
2 Celeste Drive
Johnstown, PA 15905
Information About Children
This website is not intended for or targeted to children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 13. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 13, please contact us so that we may delete the information.
We Never Sell Personal Information
We will never sell your personal information to any third party.
Patient Testimonials and Comments
We may post patient testimonials and comments on our website that may contain personal information. We obtain each patient’s individual consent via email and/or signed release prior to posting the patient’s name and testimonial.
We employ other companies and people to provide services to website visitors and patients, and on occasion we may need to share your information in a HIPAA-compliant manner. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our policies for Internet privacy and the handling of patient data.
Security of Your Personal Information
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the personal information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When sensitive personal information is collected on our website and/or transmitted to another website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Social Media Features
Cookies and Other Technologies
We may use “cookies,” log files, clear gifs or other technologies to help personalize your online experience. For example, a cookie can help us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Other technologies allow us to determine which email subscribers click through and read our newsletters.
Unsubscribe from Our Communications
Our email list is “opt-in,” meaning that you must choose to receive communications from us. This also means that you may unsubscribe from our marketing communications at any time, which can be done simply by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our emails or by sending us an email us at