Web Site Legal Disclaimer: About Ownership, Funding and Advertising, Website Review Process
Additional Guidelines for Linking/ Repurposing/ Permissions
Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its contents are the property of the San Diego Fertility Center, Incorporated, an independently operated fertility clinic. This website has been funded by San Diego Fertility Center Medical Group, Inc. and it is protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. Sponsorships or other funding from an affiliated company are not present unless clearly indicated on the specific content page. We do not accept or host online advertisement and follow the guidelines set by the American Medical Association (Guidelines for medical and health information sites in the internet. JAMA 2000; 283:1600-6).
Review Process of Website Content
Content is reviewed regularly for accuracy and reliability by our website editorial board. The Editorial Board for medical content consists of Dr. William Hummel, Dr. Michael Kettel and Lisa Souza Van Dolah, RN. Non-medical content is passing regular quality review process of our Administrative Editorial Board, which consists of Dr. William Hummel, Dr. Michael Kettel, CEO Lisa Souza and staff members with expertise in their particular department.
The Editorial Board holds ongoing update and review meetings on a quarterly basis. In addition, input into the review of specific content items is provided by individual Editorial Board members as new content is developed, in line with their particular expertise. Dates on which content is posted, revised or updated are clearly indicated on each individual page.
SDFC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS." THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT ACCEPT OR HOST ANY ADVERTISEMENT. SDFC ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL SDFC OR ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, EVEN IF SDFC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED.
Portions of this Site (e.g. Miracle Baby Photo Gallery, patient testimonials) may provide users an opportunity to post and exchange information, ideas and opinions. Be advised that postings do not necessarily reflect the views of SDFC. In no event shall SDFC assume or have any responsibility or liability for the postings or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on this Site. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all postings you provide and all information they contain and that such postings shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortuous, or otherwise unlawful information. You hereby authorize SDFC to use and/or authorize others to use your postings in any manner, format or medium that SDFC sees fit.
The information posted here by the San Diego Fertility Center Medical Group, Inc. should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We cannot answer specific medical questions in your e-mail requests. We can answer questions related to the provision of services, insurance and financial information, brochure requests, and other Center specific matters. Please feel free to contact us by e-mail, phone, fax, or letter.
Additional Guidelines for Linking/ Repurposing/ Permission
SDFC supports and appreciates the open nature of the Internet culture. However, we wish to know how other sites are using our site. Please respect our wish is asking permission to link to any portion of this site. Providing us with this information will also allow us to notify you in the event that the URL for our site changes, or if we remove content from our site. If you wish to have your website listed with us, or wish to exchange links with us, please click here. All requests can be sent to our marketing department. Note however that the current practice known as "framing" where a link is established in such a way as to display our content in some form other than it is displayed in full view by our server, or otherwise displaying our content only partially, or without our copyright notice, is definitely uninvited and unwelcome. Please read our legal statement for details.
Information We Collect
Online Contact Forms
You may choose to share information with us through interactive forms on our Web site. For example, you may submit a request for an appointment to us online through our Web site. The use of these forms is voluntary and the information you submit is forwarded to representatives of San Diego Fertility Center who are best suited to review and act upon the information provided.
We use SSL for the online contact forms, which ensures that all communications between you and our mail server will be encrypted (https:// instead of http:// in the address bar of contact forms). Your message contents will be hidden from prying eyes and encryption helps mitigate identity theft, the sending of false messages, etc. However, since the form messages are transmitted over the Internet, SDFC cannot assure that the messages are completely secure. If you are uncomfortable with such risks, you may decide not to use the online forms to communicate with SDFC. You must be aware that the messages may be delayed or undelivered.
We also have access to the following categories of information regarding you and your visit to the Site.
We record the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer when you visit the Site. The IP address does not identify you personally, but it is what allows us to maintain communications with you as you move about the Site.
We also collect information about your use of the Site through cookies and similar technology. A "cookie" is a unique numeric code that we transfer to your computer so that we can keep track of your interests and preferences and recognize you as a return visitor to the Site. Cookie technology allows us to collect "clickstream" data, which is not personally identifying information, but that which reflects your activities on the Site, including your interest in certain Site categories. We do not share tracking information with unaffiliated companies, and we do not allow other companies to place cookies on our Site.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information about your use of the services and activities on the Site to monitor user traffic patterns and try to analyze what our users prefer so that we can design better services and activities for you.
We will occasionally update this privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on our Web site.