The following applies to ASKDRSKIP.COM, LLC, Dr. Skip and his offices. By viewing the AskDrSkip.com site you agree not to rely solely on any of the information contained herein and are agreeing to the following disclaimer in its entirety. Full transparency is a critical value of AskDrSkip.com, LLC, so should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.


 Disclaimer:

  • Educational Only: AskDrSkip.com has information regarding Herbs, Homeopathics, Nutritional Supplements, Botanicals and Other Products, Services and therapies both conventional and holistic – it is for general health information only. AskDrSkip.com is an education resource only.  The information provided on AskDrSkip.com is not intended as a substitute for the advice, diagnosis or treatment of any health condition or problem provided by your own physician or health care provider, and may not necessarily take your individual health situation into account. Users of this Web site should not rely on information provided on this Web site for their own health problems. Any questions regarding your own health should be addressed to your own physician or other health care provider. All information provided on this site, particularly any information relating to specific medical conditions, health care, preventive care, and healthy lifestyles, is presented for general informational purposes only. It should not be considered complete or exhaustive and does not cover all disorders or conditions or their treatment.   Any laboratory results are strictly for education/research purposes only. No medical diagnosis is given or inferred at any time.
    • NOTICE THAT SERVICES ARE NOT MEDICAL OR PRIMARY CARE: I understand that no practitioner that I see at ASKDRSKIP.COM, LLC is acting as my  primary  care  physician.  As  such,  emergency  services  are  not  offered.  I  understand  that  even  though  my  holistic practitioners at ASKDRSKIP.COM, LLC may address issues affecting my  general health,  the practice is  focused on the complementary, holistic, non-invasive spiritual approach to health and it is in my best interest to have a primary care physician to ensure that I am fully appraised of all available conventional means to address any medical conditions that I may have. I also understand that Dr. Skip is a doctor of holistic medicine and NOT a medical doctor. I further acknowledge that Dr. Skip is in no way recommending you to discontinue any therapy or prescription prescribed by your Medical Doctor.
      • You are hereby advised to consult with a physician or other professional health-care provider prior to making any decisions, or undertaking any actions or not undertaking any actions related to any health care problem or issue you might have at any time, now or in the future. In using this website or consulting with Dr. Skip you agree that neither ASKDRSKIP.COM nor any other party is or will be liable or otherwise responsible for any decision made, product purchased or any action taken or any action not taken due to your use of any information, therapy and/or products or services presented.
      • If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before any products/services/therapies.
  • Warranties: Dr. Skip and AskDrSkip.com makes no warranties, claims or guarantees of any kind are given, expressed or implied representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, comparative or controversial nature, or usefulness of any information presented. You assume any risk whatsoever for your use of this website or the information or products contained herein. Health-related information changes frequently and therefore information contained on this Web site may be outdated, incomplete or incorrect. Use of this Web site does not create an expressed or implied physician-client relationship.
  • Copyrighted Opinions: The entire contents of this website are based upon the opinions of Dr. Skip, unless otherwise noted. Individual articles are based upon the opinions of the respective author, who retains copyright as marked. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information from the research and experience of Dr. Skip and his community. Dr. Skip strongly encourages you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional.
    • These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products/services/therapies/education information are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
  • Services / Supplementation: All orders placed are considered ‘special orders’ and ordered specifically for you. If Dr. Skip suggests any herbal or natural formulas as part of your wellness protocol, you will have the option of ordering them yourself or having our office order them for you. Payment must be made prior to our office placing orders on your behalf. Due to the fact that products / services are tailored to your specific needs, orders are rarely refundable or exchangeable.

License:

  • Clients must agree to all terms of the Agreement for Wellness Services (AWS) before wellness consulting services are provided.
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Privacy Policy of  AskDrSkip.com, LLC

Privacy policy heading on an old typewriterYour privacy is important to us, and maintaining your trust and confidence is one of our highest priorities. We respect your right to keep your personal information confidential and understand your desire to avoid unwanted solicitations, therefore, we never sell your information to any third parties.  Additionally, we have an aggressive removal and archival process of any electronic material you send to our office.  Please note that it is the responsibility of the client to encrypt any email contents sent to our offices.

We hope that by taking a few minutes to read our policy, you will have a better understanding of what we do with the information you provide us and how we keep it private and secure.

A. Types of Information We Collect

We collect certain personal information about you – but only when that information is provided by you or is obtained by us with your authorization. We use that information to access your holistic medical needs, process orders when requested by you and to contact you as needed.

Examples of sources from which we collect information include:

  • consultation notes with you whether in person, phone or other electronic means,
  • letters or e-mails from you,
  • client history forms, disclaimers and disclosures

B. Parties to Whom We Disclose Information

As a general rule, we do not disclose personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone.  However, to the extent permitted by law and any applicable state Code of Professional Conduct, certain nonpublic information about you may be disclosed in the following situations:

  • To comply with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summons.
  • In the course of a review of our company’s practices under the authorization of a  licensing board, or as necessary to properly respond to an inquiry or complaint from such a licensing board or organization.  Dr. Skip is a licensed practitioner of the Pastoral Medical Association (PMA).  For more information on how the PMA protects you as a client, please visit the PMA website: http://www.pmai.us/.
  • As a part of any actual or threatened legal proceedings or alternative dispute resolution proceedings either initiated by or against us, provided we disclose only the information necessary to file, pursue, or defend against the lawsuit and take reasonable precautions to ensure that the information disclosed does not become a matter of public record.
  • To provide information to affiliates of the company and non-affiliated third parties who perform services or functions for us in conjunction with our services to you, but only if we have a contractual agreement with the other party which prohibits them from disclosing or using the information other than for the purposes for which it was disclosed. (Examples:  information required by vendors for services or products our offices order on your behalf and only by your explicit permission)

C. Confidentiality and Security of Nonpublic Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this notice, we restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to employees of our company and other parties who must use that information to provide services to you. Their right to further disclose and use the information is limited by the policies of our company, applicable law, our Code of Professional Conduct, and nondisclosure agreements where appropriate.  We also maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable laws and regulations to guard your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, or premature destruction.

  • Credit Card Information: The offices of Dr. Skip does not store credit card information.  Should you choose to store your credit card information with Squareup.com or any other invoicing system utilized by our offices, you are claiming responsibility.
  • Electronic Communications: By providing us your email address and phone number you imply your authorization to communicate in this matter.  As such, you assume liability for any lack of encryption, privacy, and/or data risk that is related to those methods of communication.

D. Website Security

The AskDrSkip.com website employs a RapidSSL Certificate. RapidSSL offers the most cost-effective range of secure server certificates. Each certificate has over 99+% browser recognition and the highest level of encryption.

Thank you for allowing us to serve your holistic health needs. We value your business and are committed to protecting you privacy. We hope you view us as your most trusted adviser and we will work to continue earning your trust. Full transparency is a critical value of AskDrSkip.com, LLC, so should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us electronically or via our office line at (972) 530-4609.

Be Well; Live Well,

Offices of AskDrSkip.com, LLC