Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to all information submitted by you or collected from you (“User(s)”) on the Legacy Pediatrics (“Legacy”) Web site. Legacy will use this information only for the purposes set forth herein and will not disclose or authorize the disclosure of personal, identifiable information about you to third parties without a valid authorization except in special cases, such as required by law or in compliance with valid legal requirements. Any use of this site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

General Information Collection

Legacy collects contact information for business purposes only. Legacy receives and stores personal information you enter on its Web site or provide to it in any other manner. This may include, but is not limited to, your personally identifiable information such as your name, address or email address. You may choose not to provide information.

One or more of the areas of the Web site may require you to register for access. As part of the registration process, you may be asked for a username, password or other personally identifiable information to verify your identity, establish the account, promote security and enable your access to various online features.

The Web site may from time to time request information from you via surveys. If you wish to participate, you may be asked to provide personal information in addition to any feedback that you wish to share. Otherwise, do not submit personal health information of any kind to Legacy using this Web site. Certain federal privacy laws or regulations including HIPAA may not protect your voluntary submission of data to this site.

The security of your personal information is very important to us. In our efforts to protect your online transactions, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). If your browser is capable of SSL, your personal information will be automatically encrypted, or encoded, before it is sent over the internet.

Privacy Policy Modifications

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Any modifications made to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting to the site. You agree to review the posted Privacy Policy each time you use the site so that you are aware of any modifications made to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Web site after changes have been posted will be deemed as your acceptance of the terms of the revised policy.

Protection of Information

Legacy uses reasonable technical, administrative and physical means designed to protect the privacy and security of information and to protect this site from unauthorized persons. Despite these safeguards, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may inappropriately access security systems in place or electronic transmissions of information may be intercepted. Legacy does not warrant or represent that the information is protected against misuse or alteration by third parties.

Information and communications related to this Web site are transmitted over mediums that may be outside of the administration of Legacy. Therefore, Legacy assumes no liability for occurrences resulting during such transmissions.

Usage by Children

Legacy does not specifically or intentionally collect information about children. If you are concerned about your child’s use of the Web site, you may use web filtering technology to supervise or limit access to the Web site.

Medical Content Disclaimer

The contents and information on this Web site are for informational use only. This site provides general health information and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard or delay seeking professional medical advice because of information on this Web site. In the event of an emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency department for assistance.


Legacy permits you to opt-out of receiving certain communications from the Web site. To opt-out of receiving communications from the Web site, you may edit your Preferences and elect not to receive communications. You may at any time cease using the Web site or elect not to receive communications from the Web site.

Cookie Policy

Legacy may use “cookies” to enhance your use of the Web site. Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your computer’s hard drive. Legacy may use cookies, if at all, for remembering User names and passwords (if applicable) and preferences, tracking click streams and for load balancing. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies. However, doing so will hinder performance and negatively impact upon the performance of the Web site.

Links to Other Web Sites

The Legacy Web site may contain links to other sites. Legacy is not responsible for the accuracy of the information or the privacy or security practices of such other sites. Use of third party Web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Legacy recommends reading the privacy statement of each site you visit.

Legacy Liability

The use of this Web site and its content is at your own risk. The content is provided on an “as is” basis. Legacy disclaims all warranties, either expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability, non-infringement of third parties’ rights and fitness for a particular purpose.

Legacy Patient Satisfaction Survey

Responses submitted to Legacy’s Patient Satisfaction Survey become the property of Legacy and may be used as patient testimonials for Legacy marketing and social media purposes, including on Facebook ( and Legacy’s website ( Only first names and towns of residence will be published for this purpose and any personal contact information submitted will remain private and will not be disclosed to third parties without a valid authorization.