Any personal information that you share with the Center for Uterine Fibroids, whether via e-mail or via this website, will be held with the utmost privacy and will not be used in any way towards our research studies unless you agree to participate and sign a consent form. Please be aware that e-mail is not a secure communication tool and that any information you send via e-mail can be read by intervening parties the same way a postcard could be read by those who handle it. Information submitted via this web site is transmitted via e-mail, so these cautions also apply if you use one of our web-based forms. Once received, we will not disclose your information, including your address and phone number, to any third party. We restrict employee access to such information on a need-to-know basis. All of our employees have signed a written confidentiality agreement.
It is our intent to provide clinical and research information about fibroids and about our Center without establishing a doctor-patient relationship. By choosing to use the Center for Uterine Fibroids web site, you agree not to use this information to substitute or replace a doctor-patient relationship.