Your privacy is very important to us. Legal issues are a very personal and private subject, so we recognize you may have a concern about our use or disclosure of your personal information. We hope the information below gives you a clear picture of how we manage your information.
> User/Client can browse our web site without entering any personal information and therefore remain anonymous during their visit.
> User/Client contact information (name, address, phone number, email address, etc) will not be sold or distributed
to third parties for mass marketing.
> If a User chooses to request a consultation from an attorney at Scanlan, Buckle & Young, PC they may do so directly by telephone, by fax, by mail or by using the online Contact Form. Any information sent by email is done
so on a non-confidential basis. User should not send any confidential information when using the online Contact Form.
> If User chooses to use the online Contact Form, User’s message is transmitted directly to the Office Manager who provides your information to an attorney. Scanlan, Buckle & Young, PC can take no responsibility for the transmission or delivery of any such message to us. Scanlan, Buckle & Young, PC will maintain the confidentiality of any request received to the fullest extent permitted by law.
> We bear no responsibility for anyone else’s conduct with respect to material the User or Client transmits to Scanlan, Buckle and Young, PC. If you are using someone else’s computer, someone has access to your computer, using a corporate network, or transmitting documents through a third party such as Dropbox or iCloud, it may be possible
for an outside party or network operator to retrieve copies of your email or documents you sent or even trace the
sites you have been visiting on the Internet. Please use caution when transmitting personal information.
Medical Records Notice
Because Scanlan, Buckle & Young, P.C. gathers, stores and electronically transmits medical records (Protected
Health Information), we are required to post a notice to clients’ that their protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.
Texas and Federal Law prohibits any electronic disclosure of a client’s protected health information to any person
without a separate authorization from the client for each disclosure. This authorization for disclosure may be made
in written or electronic form or in oral form if it is documented in writing by our law firm.
The authorization for electronic disclosure of protected health information described above is not required if the
disclosure is made: to another covered entity, as that term is defined by Section 181.001, or to a covered entity,
as that term is defined by Section 602.001, Insurance Code, for the purpose of: treatment; payment; health care operations; performing an insurance or health maintenance organization function described by Section 602.053,
Insurance Code; or as otherwise authorized or required by state or federal law. In other words, no further release
is necessary for electronic disclosure to other health care providers, insurance companies, governmental agencies,
or defense lawyers representing adverse parties.