Privacy Policy and Medical Records
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Austin, Texas  78701

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The information you obtain at this website is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice and is provided for informational purposes only. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. Any information sent by email on this website is done so on a non-confidential basis. The transmission and receipt of information from this website does not create an attorney-client relationship, nor is it intended to do so. Any links within the website are provided as a convenience to you and does not imply a responsibility or endorsement of the linked site or its contents. Unless otherwise indicated, attorneys listed in this web site are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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.