Website Terms of Use

By accessing our Website at you Agree to be bound by all of the Website Terms of Use set forth hereunder, including our Privacy Policy and Copyright protection policy, which are all intended to be fully effective and binding upon all users.

The information contained in this Website is provided as a courtesy to you and other Website visitors and is intended to provide information about Hudson Valley OBGYN, PLLC, and its services, and general information for consumers’ understanding and knowledge of health care topics. This information is for educational purposes only and should not in any way be taken to be professional medical advice or relied on for purposes of diagnosis and treatment of any individual or group of individuals. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of consultation or advice of your health care provider.

All information accessed through this Website is provided “as is,” “as available,” “with all faults,” and without any warranty, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hudson Valley OBGYN, PLLC, and its Physicians make no warranties as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness or completeness of the information. Hudson Valley OBGYN, PLLC does not guarantee that use of this site will be free from technological difficulties including, but not limited to, unavailability of information, downtime, service disruptions, viruses or other harmful components, and you understand that you are responsible for implementing sufficient measures to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and security.

Hudson Valley OBGYN, PLLC shall not be responsible for information provided herein under any theory of liability or indemnity. The use of this Website is entirely at your own risk, and in no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out of or relating to this service, or sites accessed through this service, and/or content or information provided herein. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this Website is to stop using the Website.

Our Website may contain links to web sites operated by other entities. These links are provided for your convenience and for general information purposes only. We do not control websites of these other entities and are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites or for your transactions with them. As a result, Hudson Valley OBGYN, PLLC does not have responsivity for the information, misinformation, errors, availability, operation or performance of any such web sites to which our Website may link or from which our Website may be accessed.

All content on the Website, including without limitation the text, graphics, logo, pictures, and design are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Any unauthorized use of our copyrighted material is strictly prohibited and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent allowed by the law.

You warrant that you will not use this Website for any purpose that violates any local, state, national or international laws, or that are prohibited by this Agreement. We reserve the right to permanently or temporarily discontinue this Website or any part thereof, with or without notice.

Privacy Policy

We recognize the importance of protecting any information collected from visitors to our Website and are committed to addressing any concerns in this regard. This privacy policy is intended to inform you of how we and our affiliates may collect, use, and share information about you that we obtain when you visit and use our Website:

We do not require you to provide personally identifiable information in order to access and use our Website. Whenever you visit our Website, we collect information that your browser sends to us (the “log data”) which may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, referring website, and other statistics. This is not personally identifiable information. We may use third-party services (e.g., Google Analytics, and Google AdWords, etc.) that utilize this data to help us improve our Website.

Our Website and the third-party services may also place a cookie on your browser to customize your visit and to improve future visits. Cookies are small files that are commonly used as a unique identifier to personalize your experience with a website. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies through your web browser’s controls. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Website effectively.

Our Website provides a secure link to the sign-in page of our Patient Portal that is operated by the athenahealth Inc. This privacy policy does not apply to the athenahealth Patient Portal, including its payment portal, to other websites that we operate, to information that we obtain outside of the website, or websites of third-parties to which we provide links to on our Website. Note that we have no control over these external websites and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites outside of our website. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites and evaluate the soundness of these practices for yourself.

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 and we do not collect information that identifies the age of the visitors to our Website. We reserve the right to make periodic updates and revisions to this privacy policy. Any changes will be posted on this page. Please check this page to review whether any changes have been made to the privacy policy. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at: Chista Safajou, MD, 68 W. Cedar Street, Suite 1, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.