Any information given to Cosmos Dentistry by you via telephone, personal visits, e-mail, and/or letters will be protected by "The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act" of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/ This website does not collect any tracking date from your computer unless you choose to allow us to do so contact us through this web page.

Treatment: We may use or disclose your health information for your treatment. For example, we may disclose your health information to a physician and/or other healthcare provider providing treatment to you.

Payment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide to you. For example, we may send claims to your dental health plan containing certain health information.

Persons Involved In Care: We may use or disclose health information to notify, or assist in the notification of (including identifying or locating) a family member, your personal representative or another person responsible for your care, of your location, your general condition, or death. If you are present, then prior to use or disclosure of your health information, we will provide you with an opportunity to object to such uses or disclosures. In the event of your absence or incapacity or in emergency circumstances, we will disclose health information based on a determination using our professional judgment disclosing only health information that is directly relevant to the personís involvement in your healthcare. We will also use our professional judgment and our experience with common practice to make reasonable inferences of your best interest in allowing a person to pick up filled prescriptions, medical supplies, x-rays, or other similar forms of health information.

Disaster Relief: We may use or disclose your health information to assist in disaster relief efforts. Marketing Health-Related Services: We will not use your health information for marketing communications without your written authorization.

Required by Law: We may use or disclose your health information when we are required to do so by law.

Please ask us for further details about HIPAA or any other questions you may have.