Our Website Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The following Privacy Policy Statement is applicable to the website of Dr. Kristy Hamilton’s plastic surgery practice — www.drkristyhamilton.com — and explains our policy on how we collect and use data. This practice is committed to using best practices for your online experience. Your use of this website constitutes your consent to the practices outlined herein.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of the data collected from you when you visit our website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. We are also committed to keeping your health information private, according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

This website collects personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number, which may be used to identify you. This website may also collect less-identifiable data regarding the user’s demographics, including zip code, favorites, and interests. This website automatically collects information about your computer hardware and software (including your IP address, type of browser, domain names, website pages visited, and access times) — this data can be analyzed to better determine the users of this website.

Your personally identifiable information is saved in a secure, controlled environment and protected from unauthorized use. Note that if you disclose personally identifiable information or private sensitive data on public message boards, others may collect and use this data. If you link out to another website from our website, please review the respective privacy statements of those other websites, which may collect and use data differently. Communications through our website or via email are not encrypted and are not necessarily secure — Use of the internet or email is for your convenience only, and by using them, you assume the risk of unauthorized use. This practice is not responsible for the privacy statements or other information listed on outside websites.

The information this website collects and uses assists in operating the practice’s website and providing requested services. The practice may also use this information to inform you of products/services available from the practice and its affiliates. This practice may contact you to participate in a survey.

This practice does not transfer patient information to third parties. On occasion, the practice may contact you about a specific service or product you may find valuable; however, this does not involve transferring your private information to a third party. The practice keeps sensitive personal information private and will not use or disclose it without your permission. The only situations in which the practice would disclose your personal information is if required to do so by law, to protect and defend the rights/property of the practice or to protect the personal safety of website users or the public.

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how visitors use the site. This website uses cookies, a web tool which boosts the online experience. Cookies, text files placed on the hard drive of your computer (or other device) by a web page server, are unique. A cookie can be read only by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to your computer. Cookies make your website experience more convenient by indicating to your web server that you have returned to a specific page. After visiting the website and receiving a cookie, it enables your specific information to be pulled up on subsequent visits. You have the option to accept or decline cookies. Your web browser likely automatically accepts cookies; however, you can modify this manually in your browser settings.

Patient images shown on this website are owned by Dr. Kristy Hamilton. We respect your privacy — and thus, we post images of you or your procedures only with your prior written consent. If you would ever like the images removed after giving consent, please submit a written request for removal to this practice, and the deletion will be done at once.

This practice is committed to protecting your privacy. By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy. From time to time, this practice may update its Privacy Policy, and these updates will be effective immediately upon being posted on this website. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us. This policy is effective as of January 1, 2022.