Terms of Use

Here you can how medical information about you may be disclosed. We are HIPAA compliant.

Our Legal Duty

Monterey Podiatry, AKA Burns Foot and Ankle Centers, safeguards your legally protected medical and health information. You have the right to obtain a copy of of our privacy notice.

If you visit our site, you’re also legally obligated to the terms and conditions listed below and any other law or regulation that applies to the site, the Internet, the World Wide Web, or California.

Assume that everything on the site is copyrighted. Following are legally acceptable situations where health information me be disclosed: Your treatment. Your protected health information is used to provide health care and related services, including necessary disclosure to third parties such as other physicians involved in your care,home health agencies, outpatient and inpatient surgery centers. Business associates. Billing services, transcription services, and laboritories may require or have access to health information. Marketing. You may receive emails regarding appointment reminders or health-related articles or product recommendations. Payment. Insurance companies must have health information before they determine eligibility for treatment. Legal. We may use or disclose your protected health information when we are required to do so by law. Confidential Communication. You have the right to request that we communicate with you in confidence about your protected health information by alternative means or to an alternative location. You must make your request in writing. Questions and Complaints. If you want more information about our privacy practices or have questions or concerns, please contact us using the information below. You also may submit a written complaint to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Burns Foot and Ankle Centers supports your right to protect the privacy of your protected health information.

Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

Anything you disclose on the internet may be viewed by others.

Pictures of people or places shown on the site are either our property or someone else’s property we’re using with their permission. Unauthorized use is prohibited.

Trademarks, logos, and service marks on the site are not to be used without authorization of Monterey Podiatry.

Monterey Podiatry is not responsible for links coming to or from our site.

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for the content of those locations or for any mistakes, defamation, libel, slander, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, or profanity you might encounter when you visit such places on our site. We are not responsible for the posting or transmitting of any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, nasty, mean, or profane material or any material that may considered a criminal offense, start a civil lawsuit, or for that matter violate any law. While we certainly respect your privacy, we have no choice but to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court.

Monterey Podiatry reserves the right to make any and all changes at any time.

This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws.

To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Montery Podiatry and/or its affiliates’ intellectual property rights, Monterey Podiatry or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:

If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Los Angeles, California. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location:  Monterey County,  California, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

August 2007

Darryl E. Burns, D.P.M.

880 Cass St.| Suite 103 |  Monterey, CA 93940 | (831) 646-0442

951 Blanco Circle |  Suite 9 E | Salinas, CA 93901 |  (831) 722-0442

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