Energy Shiatsu recognizes that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information Energy Shiatsu receives and collects when you use the Energy Shiatsu service or the website, as well as some of the steps Energy Shiatsu takes to safeguard information. Energy Shiatsu hopes this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with Energy Shiatsu.

Energy Shiatsu strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, ethics and integrity in all its operations. Likewise, Energy Shiatsu is dedicated to protecting its customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on this website and in the clinic setting.

Clinic Privacy Statement

Personal Information

As a health care provider Energy Shiatsu must collect a certain amount of personal information from you in order to safely treat you. It is extremely important that this information be collected responsibly and that it only be disclosed to other individuals under appropriate circumstances. This document details your rights and how Energy Shiatsu protects your personal information.

The Personal Information includes information that relates to:

• an individual’s personal characteristics (e.g., gender, age, income, address, phone, ethnicity, family status);

• health (e.g., health history, health conditions, health services received by them);

• activities and views (e.g., opinions expressed by an individual, an opinion or evaluation of an individual).

Personal information is different from business information (e.g., an individual’s business address and telephone number). This is not protected by privacy legislation.

Permission to Share Personal Information

When you request health care from Energy Shiatsu, it is assumed that Energy Shiatsu has your permission to collect, use and share that information with your other health care providers. This is limited only to those providers who you have actually seen for health care; other providers are not entitled to your information, except in the cases listed below.

If you do not want Energy Shiatsu to use, share or give out some or all of your personal health information to other people who provide you with health care, please inform Energy Shiatsu as soon as possible.

Others agencies or companies may need to see part of your health care information, such as your employer or your insurance company. However, Energy Shiatsu cannot share information with these companies without your express permission.

You may also have family or friends to whom you would like Energy Shiatsu to give more detailed information about your health, like how your treatment is working or what kind of care you will need at home. You can let Energy Shiatsu know if Energy Shiatsu can discuss your health with family and friends. Energy Shiatsu must have your consent in order to do so.

Exceptions to Sharing Personal Information

Energy Shiatsu is allowed or may be required to use and/or give out some of your personal health information without consent in the following situations:

• to report certain information, such as to report certain diseases to public health authorities

• when Energy Shiatsu suspects certain types of abuse

• to reduce a significant risk of serious bodily harm to a person or the public

• to assist health researchers for research, as long as strict privacy requirements are met

• to improve or maintain the quality of care or any related program or service

• for risk management and legal purposes

• to transfer or sell the professional practice to another person and to allow that person to assess the practice, so long as he or she signs an agreement to keep the information confidential and secure

• to assess a person’s ability to make health care and other important decisions

• for administration or enforcement of laws about the practices of health care providers

• for the purpose of a legal proceeding or complying with a court order, or other legal requirement

Marketing and Personal Information

Your personal information will never be provided to anyone for marketing purposes.


Energy Shiatsu understands the importance of protecting your personal information. For that reason, Energy Shiatsu has taken the following steps:

• Paper information is either under supervision or secured in a locked cabinet.

• Computers and backups are under supervision or secure in a locked or restricted area at all times. In addition, passwords are used on computers, and screens are locked when they are not in use.

• Electronic information is transmitted either through a direct line, or has identifiers removed, or is encrypted.

Retention of Personal Information

Energy Shiatsu retains personal information for some time to ensure that Energy Shiatsu practitioner can answer any questions you may have about the services provided and for practitioner's accountability Massage Therapy organizations (CMTO).

Energy Shiatsu retains client files for 10 years, as required by the CMTO.

Energy Shiatsu destroys paper files containing personal information by shredding. Energy Shiatsu destroy electronic information by deleting it and, when the hardware is discarded, by securely wiping hard drives multiple times or physically destroying them.

Viewing Own Personal Information

With only a few exceptions, you have the right to see what personal information Energy Shiatsu holds about you. Energy Shiatsu will try to help you understand any information that may be unclear (e.g., short forms, technical language, etc.). If you would like a copy of your personal information, please make your request in writing. Energy Shiatsu reserves the right to charge a nominal fee for such requests.

Some exceptions may apply. For example, when the information relates to law enforcement, legal proceedings or another individual, you may not get to see the record.

Energy Shiatsu must respond to your request as soon as possible and within 30 days. There may be a delay if Energy Shiatsu has to ask others about your records or if it will take time to find the record. You have the right to be notified of such delays. If you require the record urgently, please let Energy Shiatsu know and Energy Shiatsu will do make best effort to get it to you.

If you believe there is a mistake in your information, you have the right to ask for it to be corrected. You must make this request in writing, stating specifically what in your record is incorrect or incomplete.

Do note that Energy Shiatsu cannot correct a record that was created by someone else as Energy Shiatsu does not know enough about the record to change it. Also, Energy Shiatsu cannot correct details where, for example, the opinions or observations in the record were made in good faith. You are entitled to be told the reasons for not making a correction and of your right to have a statement of disagreement attached to your records. You can also ask to have this statement made available to those who see the record.

If Energy Shiatsu corrects a record, it must be done carefully so that the full corrected record remains visible or by ensuring that the corrected version is readily available.

Website Privacy Statement

Personal Information collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to its website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, telephone number, email address, postal address, and company name if applicable.

This information is collected if you request information from, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join the email list or request some other service or information from The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of the website, notify visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in's files. If makes material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information you will be informed by means of a notice on this site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable's systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of site's services, a cookie enables to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site. may serve third-party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on this web site to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on the web site.

Some third-party advertisements may be provided by Google, which uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google uses the DART cookie, which enables it to serve ads to users based on their visits to this site and other sites on the Web. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with this site, should you so choose.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. operates this site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. uses this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about's user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

The search box on this web site ("Google Custom Search") is powered by Google Inc ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

Release of Information

If is sold, the information it has obtained from you through your voluntary participation in this site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through this website of that change in control and practices, and will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information provides this privacy policy as a statement to you of the commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through this website and would like that information deleted from's records or would like to update or correct that information, please use the Contact Us page.

Updates and Effective Date reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in the privacy practices, will indicate on this site that the privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. encourages you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information collects and how it uses it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to's Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.

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