Privacy Policy

HIPAA Policy

Vital Point Acupuncture (referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our” in this policy) is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients’ health information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).

This privacy policy applies to our website and any personal information collected through the website. By using our website, you consent to our privacy practices described in this policy.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Use and Disclosure of Information

We use your personal and health information to provide you with the services you request, such as scheduling appointments, communicating with you about your care, and processing payments. We may also use your information for our internal business operations, such as quality assurance, legal compliance, and auditing.

We will not disclose your personal or health information to third parties unless required by law or authorized by you. We may share your information with our business associates, such as our billing and IT vendors, who are also obligated to protect the privacy of your information.

Information We Collect & Your Rights

Personal information such as your name, address, email address, and phone number when you submit an inquiry or appointment request.

Health information such as your medical history and current health conditions when you fill out a patient intake form.

You have the right to access, modify, and request restrictions on your health information. You also have the right to receive a copy of our privacy policy and a notice of any breaches of your information.

Changes to Policy

We may revise this privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on our website with the updated effective date. Your continued use of our website after the changes signifies your acceptance of the revised policy.

This policy is effective as of 1/1/23.