Privacy Policy

Rachel Malamed, DMV developed this privacy policy as an extension of her commitment to combine the finest quality of veterinary behavior services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with her clients and patients. This policy provides a guideline on how Dr. Malamed collects, stores, and uses information about her clients and prospective clients. Dr. Malamed may, from time to time, modify this policy to reflect legal, technological, and other developments.

Our Policy recognizes that personal information includes, for example, e-mail addresses, billing information, employment status, and click stream data that tracks user activity on a website or online service. Dr. Malamed is committed to using all reasonable efforts to abide by her privacy policy, as stated below:

1. Collection

Dr. Malamed does not sell or provide your personal information to third party entities. Personal information will only be collected to the extent that Dr. Malamed deems reasonably necessary to serve a legitimate business purpose.

When you send us personal information by email, or by filling out a form that e-mails us this information, Dr. Malamed uses this information to respond to your request or inquiry for her services, programs, products and offerings, and to offer you other services, programs or products that she believes may be of interest to you.

Dr. Malamed may also forward your e-mail to other veterinarians, who are best able to answer your questions. She sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when new resources are available, when she makes changes to online or print products and services, and/or to fulfill a request by you.

If your browser accepts cookies, Dr. Malamed may use a cookie to determine if you are a repeat or new visitor, or to understand how many different visitors come to, and use, her site. Dr. Malamed may use the non-personal information that she collects to improve the design and content of her site and to enable her to personalize your experience. She also may use this information in aggregate form to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you services, programs, or products.

Please take notice that if you disclose personal information on website message boards or chat areas, that information may be collected and used by third parties unrelated to Dr. Malamed without her knowledge, such as through spyware or adware, and may result in unsolicited communications from third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Dr. Malamed.

2. Links to Other Sites

The documents posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for the convenience of our website visitors. Dr. Malamed does not control or guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, availability or completeness of any linked information from third party website.

The inclusion of links or pointers to website is not intended to assign importance to those sites or the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse or recommend any views expressed, or products or services offered on these sites.

3. External Distribution

Dr. Malamed does not share any information she receives with any outside parties, except for when required by law.

4. Protection of Information

Dr. Malamed maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with industry standards to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or use. She restricts access to your personal and account information to those employees or agents who need to know that information in order to provide products and services to you. All employees or agents are required to protect and maintain the confidentiality of your information in accordance with our policies and procedures.

5. Choice: Opt-Out from Distribution Lists

Clients and prospective clients may choose to refuse permission for use of their name, address or other personal information to be used in distribution lists maintained by Dr. Malamed for the purpose of contacting you with services, offerings, products or other communication.

If you wish to “opt-out” and be removed from distribution lists of our messages concerning products, services and offerings, please send an email with your name and address to Dr. Malamed.

6. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser, along with a webpage, when you access a website. There are two kinds of cookies: a “session” cookie and a “persistent” cookie. A session cookie is a line of text that is stored temporarily in your computer’s RAM. Because a session cookie is never written to a drive, it is destroyed as soon as you close your browser. A persistent cookie is a more permanent line of text that gets saved by your browser to a file on your hard drive. Depending on your browser settings, you may receive notification that a given site is requesting cookie information, possibly with an expiration date. Persistent cookies have an expiration date in the future. Session cookies have no date associated with them.

Dr. Malamed may use software or files to recognize a unique cookie on your web browser, which in turn enables her to learn which advertisements or informational materials bring users to her website. The cookie may be placed by Dr. Malamed, or by another authorized third party.

8. Questions?

If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact Dr. Malamed directly.