Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the American Cosmetic Surgery (American Cosmetic Surgery Network) website. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we are providing this notice explaining our online information policies and practices. By visiting this website, you are consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Effective Date of This Privacy Notice
This privacy notice is effective November 1, 2004.

Categories of Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
American Cosmetic Surgery Network will receive and store information about you (such as name, address, gender, social security Number, age and answers to medical questions, if applicable). We may also obtain information about you from third parties. We also reserve the right to distribute information about you to third parties. The primary reason for the exchange of information on American Cosmetic Surgery members will be to facilitate physician referrals and to ensure that members receive the appropriate service.

We and/or its businesses partners may use cookies on our site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. A cookie cannot be used to access or otherwise compromise the data on your hard drive. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. If the user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site but some functionality may be impaired.

Log Files
This site does record the IP or internet protocol address of users who log on to our site in order to make your use of this website more convenient. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Categories of Third Parties With Whom We May Share The Information We Collect
The information we collect through this website and from other sources is used to service members of American Cosmetic Surgery Network's referral plan and to provide other products and services to our members. We may share information with our participating physicians, as well as affiliated businesses, when necessary to provide members with products and services through those companies. The information we receive is a significant part of our business and one of our primary assets. In the future we might buy or sell business assets, which may include this information. Also, in the event that American Cosmetic Surgery Network or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information may be one of the transferred assets. We may also release personally identifiable information when we believe that the release of such information is required by law or is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of American Cosmetic Surgery Network or others.

Review and amendment of information Collected
If you would like to review and/or amend information we have collected about you, please contact our Member Services Department at 800-726-4232. Requests to amend information must be made in writing via regular mail to:

American Cosmetic Surgery Network
ATTN: Member Services
3636 Sherwood Forest
Suite 440
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
or email to: [email protected]

American Cosmetic Surgery Network adheres to the generally accepted standards of security for the purpose of protecting information provided by visitors to this website. The servers that store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to this information. Our employees are required to use password-protected screen-savers and must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information when they return after leaving their desks. Employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.

Linked Sites
For your convenience, this website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, you should be aware that American Cosmetic Surgery Network has no control over these linked sites and is not responsible for the privacy policies and content of these sites. The privacy policies of these linked sites may not conform to the privacy policy maintained by American Cosmetic Surgery Network. We recommend that you check the privacy policy of any website you visit.

Children's Privacy Protection
This website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. American Cosmetic Surgery Network collects information regarding children 13 years of age or younger only when that information is provided by or with the consent of their parents or guardians.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website. Please review this page periodically for changes. Your use of the site constitutes acceptance of the provisions of this Privacy Policy and your continued usage after changes are posted acceptance of each revised policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy or any revised policy, please exit the site immediately.

We believe the information provided on this web site is accurate and we make every effort to minimize errors. However, we cannot absolutely guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. If you find an error, or any inaccuracy, please inform us as soon as possible.

Contacting the Web site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: [email protected] or call our Privacy Officer, Jeff Booth, at 800-726-4232.