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Privacy Policy

Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services Privacy Notice
The following notice applies to the website of the Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services (GSiVS), Staten Island, New York, USA, at Thank you for visiting our website and reviewing our Privacy Notice.

This notice covers the following topics:
• Information Collected and How it is Used
• Public Information and Choice
• Public Access to Information
• Security
• Disclaimer

Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse though the website or read our web pages, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.
We may automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
• The internet domain and IP address from which you access our website
• The type of browser and operating system used to access our website
• The date and time you access our website
• The pages you visit
• If you linked to our website from another website. We use this information to make our website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our Web Site, and to determine the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, such as in an e-mail to the Administrator or by filling
out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us though our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We only share the
information you give us with another agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or to give it to any private organizations. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services does not collect information for commercial marketing.

Personal Information and Choice
You may choose whether to provide personal information on-line. “Personal information” is information about
a real person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things
as an individual’s name, address, and telephone number. A domain name or Internet protocol address is not
considered personal information. We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily give it
to us by sending us an e-mail or by providing personal information when using an on-line form. Your choice
not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the GSiVS website and read any
information provided on the website.

Privacy Warning
E-mail is not a secure medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted. You may, therefore, wish to reconsider the advisability of sending messages that contain sensitive or personal information to this
Internet address. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services does not plan to voluntarily divulge information collected or information disclosed, but it may be required to do so pursuant to a request under the State Right to Know law, the common law concerning the Right to Know, other State or Federal law, or pursuant to a court order.

If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact:
Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services (GSiVS)
3135 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314 c/o Patricia Smillie-Scavelli
Telephone: (917) 830-1380
Fax: (917) 830-1390

In the State of New Jersey, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by governmental agencies. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public’s right to access public records that serve various needs, including the privacy of individuals.
Both State and Federal laws provide exceptions. All the information collected at this website becomes a public
record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in law exists. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and to prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide
reasonable protection of private information in our possession.

The GSiVS website may contain hypertext or links to other Internet computer sites, which are not owned,
operated, controlled, or reviewed by the Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to you, the visitor. When you link to one of these sites, you are no longer on the Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services website and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site, if any. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services, its management, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance, or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions, or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to these external sites at their own risk. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services specifically
disclaims any and all liability from damages that may result from the accessing of a third-party site which is linked to the Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services website, or from any reliance upon any such information.