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Privacy Policy

Introduction

Physician’s Surrogacy respects your privacy and promises to safeguard your privacy while interacting with Physician’s Surrogacy website (https://physicianssurrogacy.com/) and/or all of its services/applications. We encourage both intended parents and gestational surrogates to read this policy to better understand how we treat your personal information. By using our website and its services, you agree to our policy towards collecting, storing, using and disclosing your personal information and other information as specified here. Please note that we may change these policies as deemed necessary. So please check back from time to time.

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Types of Information Collected by Us

  1. Personal Information: Personal information is the type of information that can be used to contact or identify you or individuals about whom you enter information. Examples can be first name, last name, phone number, street address, comments, company name and address, title, photograph, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, username and/or email address etc.
  2. Aggregated Information: These are the information that we collect about other users and combine them with the information about you after discarding any information that can directly identify you from the personal information.
  3. Session Cookies (expires once you close web browser), Persistent Cookies (stays on your device until you delete them) and Third-party Cookies (placed by a website from a domain other than ours) data are stored to enable a more personal and interactive experience.
  4. 4. Like most websites, https://physicianssurrogacy.com passively collects certain information from your device, such as IP address, browser information, unique device identifier or UDID and/or your mobile operating system
  5. We collect information that you provide to us when engaging in these activities:
  • Registering for our newsletters
  • Engaging with or participating in our services, products, or other offerings, including:
    • Account registration through your healthcare provider
    • Completing questionnaires
    • Registering as an intended parent or a gestational surrogate
  • Communicating with us via email, telephone, video conference, text message, and/or other methods
  • Communicating or engaging with us through our social media accounts
  • Inquiring about, applying for, and/or initiating employment with Physician’s Surrogacy
  • Working for Physician’s Surrogacy

Email Services

We collect email lists and information that are related to our marketing services. While using the website, you may be provided the option to subscribe to or to be added to our email list. You may opt-out or unsubscribe from the email lists as desired.

Device Information

We may collect various information regarding the device you use to interact with our website and utilize our services. Such information may include your hardware model, browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name, through the use of cookies and/or other technologies. If you are using a mobile device to use or interact with our website, we may also collect details of your UDID, other unique identifier, and mobile operating system.

Payment Processing Information

We only collect the payment processing information outlined in the personal information section. We may use a third party provided method for payment processing.

Geolocation

The website may collect and store geo-location data during your interaction with the site.

Third-Parties

We may obtain information from other sources and combine them with information that we collect directly. Examples include information provided by your healthcare provider, identity verification services, fraud detection service providers, credit bureaus, mailing list providers and publicly available sources, information based on your interaction with our social media networks.

Information Usage

Personal Information

  • To review and process your questionnaire responses
  • For a gestational surrogate, your personal information will be used to create a gestational surrogate profile, which is made available to our partnered healthcare providers and prospective parents.
  • For send emails to you
  • To satisfy our contractual obligations to you
  • To send you promotional/marketing information
  • To personalize and tailor the features, performance and support
  • To analyze, benchmark and conduct research
  • To communicate with you by email, video conferencing, telephone, text message, app notifications, or other means
  • To provide others with your personal information for limited purposes
  • To send you transactional, administrative or relationship notices

Aggregated Information

  • To perform internal operations
  • To improve the website and customize features
  • To use in statistical analysis

Share and Disclosure of Personal Information

Physician’s Surrogacy does not sell your information to any third party corporation or individual at any instance. However, we may share or distribute certain information with our partnering organizations to complete your requested service. We ensure that these outside companies agree to keep all information shared with them confidential and to use the information only to perform their obligations to us. We may disclose your personal information if obliged by law or if we, in our sole discretion, determine that disclosure is reasonable to
  1. Satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or a governmental request
  2. Enforce this privacy policy and our terms of services, including investigation of potential violations
  3. Detect, prevent, and/or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
  4. Respond to user support requests
  5. Protect our rights, properties, safety, our users and the public.

Retention of Information

We will retain your personal information for as long as it is deemed necessary for the purposes furnished in this privacy policy unless a longer period
  • Is needed under applicable law
  • Is needed to resolve disputes
  • Protect our legal rights or otherwise to comply with legal obligations

Opting-Out or Unsubscribe from Services

At any point of time, you are allowed to opt out of receiving email communications by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of emails we sent you. You may opt out of accepting cookies or disable them from your browser.

Basis for Continued Use of Your Personal Information

Please remember that, in certain circumstances, we may continue to process your personal information after you have withdrawn consent and requested that we delete your personal information, if we have a legal basis to do so. Moreover, if we have already disclosed your personal information to third-party organizations, we will not be responsible for the storage, usage, modification or retention of that data.

Do Not Track Feature

Some web browsers may have an option for you to enable the “do not track” feature that sends signals to the websites you visit, indicating that you do not want your online activities tracked. However, note that the browsers with a “do not track” feature enabled may still accept cookies. Since there is currently no industry standard for how companies should respond to a “do not track” request, we do not respond to “do not track” requests or signals at this time.

Information Regarding Children

https://physicianssurrogacy.com/ is not directed to or intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit, collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is targeted to attract anyone under 13. Furthermore, we do not send email communication to anyone who advises or indicates that they are under the age of 13. If we ever unknowingly collect information about a user under 13 years of age, we will take necessary steps to remove that user’s personal information from our systems upon immediate knowledge. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom you believe has disclosed personal information to us, then please contact us at info@physicianssurrogacy.com/ so we can take necessary steps to remove the information. 

Compliance to Existing Data Protection Laws and Regulations

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) offers specific protections for the privacy and security of PHI (Protected Health Information) and restricts how PHI is used and disclosed. We may only use and disclose your PHI in compliance with HIPAA and as permitted pursuant to the agreements between us and the Healthcare Providers that we work with.

GDPR Compliance

We completely adhere to the GDPR regulations and the users of our website and services may exercise furnished rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting us.

CCPA Compliance

We completely adhere to CCPA regulations and California residents using our website or services may exercise furnished rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting us.

Anonymity

Physician’s Surrogacy cannot ensure your full anonymity and may disclose your identity to certain parties (intended parents, gestational surrogates, healthcare providers) to complete requested service (such as matching intended parents and gestational surrogates) that may be used to contact you directly.  

Security

We employ all commercially reasonable physical, electronic and administrative steps to maintain the security of your personal information collected and stored in our systems. However, despite our best efforts and best policies, the transmission of data over the internet cannot be 100% guaranteed. In a scenario where your personal information is intercepted by unauthorized third-parties, we shall not be liable for any breach of the security of your personal information resulting from causes or events that are beyond our control.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Physician’s Surrogacy reserves the full right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this privacy policy at any time and without any prior notice, and any changes will become effective immediately upon being posted on this website (https://physicianssurrogacy.com/).

Contact Us

For any questions regarding our privacy policy and our treatment towards your personal information, please contact us at the below furnished details.

Address

3661 Valley Centre Dr., Suite 160
San Diego, CA 92130

Communications

858-951-1868
info@PhysiciansSurrogacy.com