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LOCATIONS:

LONG BEACH OFFICE
1760 Termino Ave.
Suite 300
Long Beach, CA 90804
PH: (562) 933-3009
FX: (562) 933-8557

TORRANCE OFFICE
3640 Lomita Blvd.
Suite 102
Torrance, CA 90505
PH: (562) 933-6730
FX: (562) 933-6743

FOUNTAIN VALLEY OFFICE
9940 Talbert Ave.
Suite 200
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
PH: (714) 378-7230
FX: (714) 378-7231

SANTA MONICA OFFICE
2021 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 325E
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PH: (310) 844-1194
FX: (310) 844-9166

Website Terms and Conditions

All information contained within this website is the copyright of Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG unless otherwise noted. Except for the use by an individual for his own personal information, the content of this website may not be reproduced or copied in whole or in part without the prior written permission of of Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG.

Medical and Healthcare Information Disclaimer
Information contained in this website is provided as a service to the community and is for informational purposes only. While the information is believed to be complete, and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication, because of the possibility of human error and changes in medical science, Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG does not warrant that the information contained in this website is complete, accurate, current or reliable. Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG makes no representations or warranties, express or implied. This information is not intended to be, nor should it be considered, medical advice. You should contact your physician or other health professional for advice concerning a particular condition or concern.

Please be advised that certain products and medications, which may be referred to in this website, whether by brand name or generically, are given for informational purposes only and not by way of endorsement, recommendation or approval.

Use of Intellectual Property
It is the policy of Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG to obtain any required permission for use of the pictures included in this website. In the event a picture has been included for which permission was not granted, it is through inadvertence and the picture will be removed upon receipt of notice.

You should know that websites/pages (other than Cedars-Sinai sites/pages) referred to or linked from this site are not under the control of Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG. Accordingly, Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG can make no representation concerning the content of these sites to you, nor can the fact that Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG has listed these links serve as an endorsement by Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG of the sites or any information or further links contained on those sites. Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG is providing these links only as a convenience to you. This is to inform you that Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG has not reviewed these sites and therefore cannot make any representations regarding the quality or reliability of any information found on these sites.

Comments or Questions
Should you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you may contact our Webmaster.

Privacy Policy
The Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG website is owned and operated by Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect information from you or about you online through our website at www.childrensgastroenterology.com, why we collect this information, how we will use or disclose this information and how you may update or delete identifiable information about you from our records. By accessing, browsing and/or using our website, you are deemed to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you are not willing to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to our information collection and use policy or practices offline. This information is available on HIPAA Health Information Privacy.

Information Collection and Use
The information we gather generally can be categorized as either anonymous or personally identifiable.
Each time a visitor comes to our site, we collect some information in an effort to improve the overall quality of your online experience. We collect the visitor's domain name (e.g. whether the user is logged on from yahoo.com, aol.com, etc.), referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to our website), and browser and platform type (e.g., a Netscape browser on a Macintosh platform). We also count, track, and aggregate the visitor's activity into our analysis of general traffic flows at our site (e.g. tracking where traffic comes from, how traffic flows within our site, etc.).

Personally identifiable information is information you provide that lets us know specific facts about you so that we can respond to your requests. Depending on the portion of the website you visit and the information you provide, this information could range from your name, address and ZIP code, which you provide in order to receive information from us about certain services, to specific health information that you provide to us on an admission form. Personal information collected on our site is used only to allow us to fulfill your request for services.

We also may use the personal information you provide to us to send you information that we believe may be of interest to you, based on information you may have provided to us, including newsletters, information about new medical breakthroughs and other items related to Children's Gastroenterology, Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG and its medical community. You do have a right to opt out of receiving this information, as described below in "Your Opt Out Right." You can visit our site without providing any personal information about yourself. However, there are a number of services that we provide which, if you wish to obtain the full benefit of those services, you must provide certain personal information.

Security
We take precautions to ensure your information remains confidential; however, you must keep in mind as you navigate through our website that any message you may send through the website or through e-mail is not secure and may be susceptible to third party interception.

We also do everything reasonably possible to protect user information we collect. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information, is restricted in our offices. Only individuals who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personal information. Access to this information is password protected. Furthermore, all personnel having access to your personal information are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.

Cookies
We may place small data files, called "cookies," in your browser's file storage area of your computer's hard drive. Cookies are a standard Internet technology that allow us to both store and retrieve login information on a user's system. Information collected through cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Log Files
We collect and log IP addresses in order to analyze site visitation trends and administer the website. This aggregate information may be shared with third parties, such as our physicians, our suppliers and other businesses. To maintain your anonymity, we do not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information. In other words, IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Your Opt-Out Right
As indicated above, Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG may use the information you provide to send you with information and materials that we think may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive any further information or materials from us, such as e-mails or newsletters, you have the right to opt out of such disclosure and additional use of such information. To opt out from receiving such information or materials, please contact us (see below).

Links and Third-party Resources
Our website may contains links to websites that are not operated by Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG. You may be asked by these websites to provide personal information or to release information you may have provided on our website. You are never required to release this information, and whether you do is optional and strictly up to you. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites, nor any adverse consequences that may result from your interaction with such third party websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected through those websites.

Children's Privacy Protection
In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without parental consent. When we do receive information (with parental consent) from users under the age of 13, we will not share their personally identifiable information with third parties, regardless of their stated preference given at registration.

Disclosures Required to Investigate Complaints or to Law Enforcement Officials
Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG may use personal information collected or in its possession to contact users in connection with their inappropriate use of our website, noncompliance with our Terms and Conditions, or in connection with a complaint filed about their use of our site by another user.

Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG also may disclose your personal information to another party, such as law enforcement officials, to comply with legal requirements, court orders, government or law enforcement agency requests, to protect or defend Children's Gastroenterology, Children's Gastroenterology, Children's Gastroenterology, MCSG, or where we perceive an immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to someone as a result of activity on our site. Our disclosures may occur under circumstances where we may not be authorized to advise you of such action.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
Please check this page for updates to our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy at any time without further notice.

Comments or Questions Should you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you may contact our Webmaster.


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