Please read this information carefully.

It includes provisions relating to: Privacy and Security.

Protecting your personal information is important to Karen Barwick DDS, PA & Associates. Whether you are a patient or just visiting this web site (“Site”), we are committed to protecting the information you provide through this Site. However, please be aware that while electronic communications have many benefits, they are not as secure as other means of communication. Please read the following information carefully to better understand how using this Site affects your privacy.

Security Practices

Karen Barwick DDS, PA & Associates attempts to protect online information according to applicable laws and established company security standards and practices. We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control, and we continually evaluate new technologies for safeguarding your information. However, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality or security of electronic transmissions via the Internet due to the potential use of un-secure computers and links, and data may be lost or intercepted by unauthorized parties during such transmission.

If you wish to submit personal or confidential information by a more secure means of communication, please advise by contacting:

Use of E-Mail

Please use your best judgment when sending information via the Internet to an e-mail address. E-mail sent via the Internet may pass through private and public networks with varying levels of security. Some networks may have taken steps to secure e-mail transmissions while others have not, thereby compromising the privacy and integrity of e-mail.

Once your e-mail is received, Karen Barwick DDS, PA & Associates will securely save the content of your e-mail and your e-mail address so we can efficiently respond to questions you might have. In the event you choose to contact us electronically, Karen Barwick DDS, PA & Associates will assume that you consent to responsive e-mail. If you do not wish to receive an e-mail response, please advise us in your communication. Karen Barwick DDS, PA & Associates will respect your request not to be contacted by e-mail.


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Notices of Privacy Practices

We are committed to protecting the privacy of your protected health and financial information. The notices you may access on this Site inform you of the types of personal information we may obtain and how we protect that information.