Sima Stein, MD

Pediatrics & Pediatric Rheumatology

Privacy policy

By continuing to use this website, you are acknowledging and agreeing to all of the Terms of Use and conditions outlined within this policy. Please read this policy carefully.

Doctor-Stein.com is committed to protecting the privacy of its patients, families, donors, and visitors. This website should not be used as a substitute for medical advice from a physician or health care professional. Health care information obtained from this website could be misinterpreted or inappropriate for your condition. If you have a question about your health, we urge you to consult a physician or other health care professional directly.

Doctor-Stein.com assumes no responsibility for how the information obtained from its website is used or interpreted. Doctor-Stein.com will not intentionally share the contents of any electronic communications with a third-party entity. Doctor-Stein.com cannot provide any assurances that the contents of your electronic communications will not become known or accessible to third-parties, due to the nature of electronic communications.

THE INTERNET IS NOT SECURE. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND AND ADVISE YOU NOT TO PROVIDE ANY CONFIDENTIAL OR SENSITIVE INFORMATION OVER THE INTERNET. IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO SO, IT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK!! ANY UNLAWFUL OR CRIMINAL CONTENT PROVIDED WILL BE SUBJECT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT REVIEW.

Information Collection and Use

Doctor-Stein.com obtains information voluntarily from online visitors to fulfill online requests, and to inform them of programs and events. Doctor-Stein.com will take reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personally identifiable information, which has been obtained through this website. Any information collected voluntarily from our website visitors will be used to develop or improve our programs and services. It will not be sold to any third-party marketing companies.

E-mail

Doctor-Stein.com collects email addresses voluntarily submitted by our online visitors and from authorized third-party vendors. Those email addresses are stored within various email distribution lists so, Doctor-Stein.com can periodically send out newsletters, brochures, and surveys. At any time, you may request to opt-out of the communications listed above by using the unsubscribe link on our customer service web page.

DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR EMAIL FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCY SERVICES. CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY ASSITANCE NUMBER.

Third-Party Website Links

Where appropriate, relevant Internet links are provided to other websites. Doctor-Stein.com is not responsible for the privacy practices, availability, accuracy, or content of any site not owned or operated by Doctor-Stein.com. These links are provided to our online visitors as a convenient way to access helpful resources. A link to another website does not imply an endorsement. Links to external sites will be evaluated periodically for appropriateness and can be removed at anytime. We encourage online visitors to read the privacy statements of any third-party sites they may visit.

Logging, Tracking, and Monitoring

Online visitors utilizing this site do so anonymously. The Doctor-Stein.com website uses “Cookies” to determine the number of times a page on our website has been accessed. The website does not set or access cookies stored within your computer. You can still use the Doctor-Stein.com website if you turn the cookies option off in your web browser. The following pieces of information are collected during a session to aggregate usage statistics, and to improve website functionality:

Policy Modifications

Doctor-Stein.com reserves the right to change this policy at anytime, without advance notice. Please review this policy periodically to keep informed of any changes or updates. Any dispute arising out of the use of this website shall be governed by the laws of California.

Indemnification

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOU ARE USING THIS WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY DOCTOR-STEIN.COM ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR BEHAVIOR ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE BEHAVIOR OF PERSONS UNDER YOUR CONTROL SUCH AS MINOR CHILDREN. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS DOCTOR-STEIN.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, STAFF, BUSINESS PARTNERS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND ANY THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS TO THE SERVICE FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY AND INDIRECT DAMAGES), AND REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE.

Copyright and Trademark

All content on this site is the exclusive property of Doctor-Stein.com unless noted otherwise and is protected by copyright laws. Doctor-Stein.com service marks include, but are not limited to: Doctor-Stein.com, Doctor-Stein.com logo. The trademarks, service marks, and logos of other organizations used on this site are the property of their respective owners. Online visitors may print or download information from this site for personal, non-commercial use only. The contents of this website may not be distributed, modified, reproduced, or used, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Doctor-Stein.com. Requests can be sent to office@doctor-stein.com.

How to Contact Us

Any questions with respect to this policy should be directed to the EMC Office of Development, please email: office@doctor-stein.com.

Thank you for your interest in Doctor-Stein.com.

(Last Updated January 2012)

Terms of Use

Doctor-Stein.com Website Terms of Use - User Agreement

Please read the following terms and conditions with care before using this website. By accessing or using our site, you consent to the following terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change this information at anytime and therefore, we recommend that you review this Agreement regularly.

We value your Privacy.

Ownership

All pages within this website and any material available for download are the property of Doctor-stein.com and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. The content on Doctor-Stein.com is provided to you without charge as a convenience and for your informational purposes only. This site offers educational information on our organization, its services, health-related issues and resources. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, medical diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician if you have any questions regarding a medical condition.

Acceptable Use

Doctor-stein.com hereby grants you a non-exclusive license to use the Site solely for your personal non-commercial use. Any unlawful use of this site or use inconsistent with these terms and conditions is prohibited and will result in an automatic termination of such license.

Copyright

The contents on Doctor-Stein.com are copyrighted and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced or used, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Doctor-Stein.com. Requests can be sent to office@doctor-stein.com. Downloading or printing information from the website to a single computer for informational, personal and non-commercial use is permitted as long as all copyright or proprietary information remains intact or is added to the excerpt under "source".

Disclaimer of Warranties

In providing this website to you for your convenience, you use the site at your own risk. Although every effort is made to ensure that the material within this website is accurate and timely, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the contents, whether the contents are current, or free from changes caused by third parties. We assume no liability for interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other hazards resulting from your use of this site.

No Medical Advice

All health and health-related information contained within this Doctor-stein.com website is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional. No information provided in this site may be considered medical advice. The information may not be relevant for your individual situation and may be misinterpreted. Doctor-stein.com assumes no responsibility for how you use information obtained from this site. Before making any decisions regarding your health care, ask your personal physician.

Limitation of Liability - Links to Other Websites

As a convenience, we have included links to other internet websites not managed by Doctor-stein.com. Doctor-stein.com does not review, control or take responsibility for the accuracy of content on these websites. The websites we link to are owned and controlled by other organizations or parties. Their Privacy and Security Policies may differ from Doctor-stein.com´s policies.

Linking to other websites not managed by Doctor-stein.com does not imply endorsement or credibility of the service, information, or product(s) offered. Doctor-stein.com assumes no liability related to using links and other information on any linked sites. Your access to and use of these websites, including the information, services or products, is solely at your own risk.

Similarly, if a third party provides a link to our website, it does not necessarily reflect an official relationship with that third party.

Confidentiality

Please be aware that most information transmitted over the Internet is not secure; thus, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. Information of a confidential, proprietary or privileged nature should not be sent electronically to Doctor-stein.com. Any patient information transmitted to our site will be treated as non-confidential. Personal medical information should never be sent to our website.

Trademark Notice

The Doctor-stein.com logo is the trademark and service mark of Doctor-stein.com. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in this site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

Reservation of Rights

Our failure to enforce any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

How to Contact Us

Any questions with respect to this notice should be directed to office@doctor-stein.com.