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Remember Me Privacy Notice

By visiting, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

What Personal Information About Customers Does Gather?

The information we learn from the users of this website helps us to improve your experience at Although we currently do not collect all of the types of data described below, here are the types of information we could gather.

  • Information You Give Us: Information that you enter on our website or give to us in any other way is stored by us in a manner that complies with the American Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  In addition to collecting and maintaining information for purposes of providing health care, we intend to use the information you provide to us for such purposes as researching rheumatological and other diseases, determining the efficacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of various treatment methods, cost/benefit analysis and improving the base of scientific knowledge.
  • Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us.  Like many websites, we may use "cookies," and obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses
  • E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails more useful, we may receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from if your computer supports such capabilities.
  • Information from Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources including, but not limited to, other health care providers, and add it to our database.

What About Cookies?

  • Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser.
  • The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. However, because cookies allow us to perform certain essential features, all cookies associated with this website must be accepted.

Do We Share the Information We Receive?

Information used for research is stored on a de-identified, HIPAA-compliant database where it is aggregated with other practice and patient data and used for research purposes.  We share information subject to this Privacy Notice only with parties who agree to policies at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice, and which are HIPAA-compliant.


Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to use, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Washington. If you have any concern about privacy at, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Terms of Use will change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of information collected in the past without

the consent of affected parties.

Automatic Information

Examples of the information we may automatically collect may include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects), or similar data on certain parts of our website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.