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Privacy Policy for Web Users and Visitors 

At Gulf Coast Retina Specialists, a subsidiary of Clear Sight Partners, LLC, we are serious about protecting your privacy. We provide this privacy policy (Policy) to explain how we collect, use and protect your personal information as you interact with us online.  

As a user (referred to here as “users”, “members”, “visitors”, “you”, “your”) of website, you indicate your agreement to and acceptance of the terms of this Policy, and consent to the collection, retention and use of your personally identifiable information consistent with this Policy, as amended from time to time.  

We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement on our Website. If we make any changes to the way we use your personal information, we will announce the change on our Website, or by sending you an email. You are bound to any changes on the Policy when you use our Website after changes have been posted.  

If you are visiting our site from outside the United States, there may be special rules or limitations on your use of this website.  

Information Collected by the Company 

We collect information about users when they complete forms on our website to request an appointment, refer a patient, or perform other activities on our website, their interactions with us through online communications, and through the use of cookies.  

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to  

Clear Sight Partners, LLC
3935 Tampa Road, Suite 4
Tampa, FL 34677

A. Information that You Provide To Us
If a user wishes to become a patient, refer a patient, or to subscribe to our mailing list and/or newsletter, we collect and retain contact information that is given to us, such as name, email and mailing address. We may also keep track of your correspondence with the company through email or social media networks. We strongly discourage submitting any Protected Health Information (PHI) via our website. If you become a patient, we will reach out to you to collect PHI and store it in a secure Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.

B. Information that is Collected Automatically  
When users request pages from our server, our web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses, “cookie” information and the page you requested. These IP addresses are used by computers to send the requested pages to users, and cookies allow us to recognize your browser or mobile device and to keep track of when our web pages are visited, and by how many people. You may prevent or disable cookies, but this may impact your ability to use the features on our website. 

If you click on a link to a third-party website, such third party may also transmit cookies to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties. 

Use of Information 

Except as disclosed to you or as otherwise described in this Policy, as may be amended from time to time, The Company will not share any personally identifiable information that subscribers or website users provide to us with any third-party for their direct marketing purposes.  

In certain cases, we may collaborate with third party affiliates in order to provide care, communication and services that you have asked us to provide. These affiliates may provide products or services to you, however, these will be recognizable to you. We will share information associated with the transaction only to the extent that it is related to the transaction or service, and that you have given permission for the transaction. We do not control or take responsibility for third party websites. 

In order to provide our services to you, we partner with companies and people who perform tasks on our behalf. At times, we need to share your personal information with them in order to provide the service. These partners do have the right to use your personal information, and we will never share more than what is necessary to complete the transaction. 

The Company will disclose information to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes. We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities.  

If The Company should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if we should decide to buy, sell or reorganize some part or all of our business, The Company may be required to disclose your personally identifiable information to prospective or actual purchasers or receive such information from sellers. The Company will endeavor to seek appropriate protection for information disclosed or received in these types of transactions.  


The Company uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties. Please note that The Company makes no guarantee that information provided to us will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of firewalls or secure server software. The Company is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the site, and any personal information you give is at your own risk. The Company is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it may provide links or the websites of its advertisers. 

How to Opt-Out 

To request that we remove your personally identifiable information from our database or to “opt-out” of any further email or contact you may update your user profile settings, or send a request to The Company will make a good faith effort to comply with such written requests within thirty days of receipt of the request, and depending on the nature of the request, such request may be subject to a nominal fee. 

Privacy Policy for Clients 

At Gulf Coast Retina Specialists, we share our clients’ concerns about privacy. We understand that you want to know how we treat the personal information that we obtain from you while providing you with patient care. We do not disclose any nonpublic, personal information about our patients or former patients to anyone, except as permitted by law. 

What kind of information do we collect and where do we get it? 

Most of the personal information we compile comes from the forms you submit when you request to book an appointment or refer a patient to us, such as name, phone number and email address. 

Other information we may collect from you indirectly includes your Internet provider’s address, browser type, and operating system used when you access our Web site. We may do this by using cookies, which are small text files sent from the Web server to your computer. Cookies help us to know you better by providing operational data we can use to aid your interaction with our Web site and improve its navigation and usability. 

Standing alone, cookies, graphic interchange formats (GIFs) and other Web tools, as well as data derived from them, do not identify you personally – they merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself by requesting additional information through our Web site about our service, you will remain anonymous. 

How do we protect your personal information? 

We restrict access to nonpublic, personal information about you to only those employees and agents who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. In addition, we safeguard your privacy with our correspondents.  

At Gulf Coast Retina Specialists, we work hard to establish and maintain your trust. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the privacy of your nonpublic, personal information, please e-mail us at

Policies Effective: September 1, 2021.