ST Research takes your privacy seriously and has created the following Privacy Policy to explain to you our information collection and use practices associated with this website. The Privacy Policy describes what information “ST Research” collects through the Site and how this information is used. By using the Site, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy, and you consent to the collection and use of information in connection with your activities on the Site in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date above. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy, and any such modification, alteration or update will be effective upon posting. In the event we modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy, your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of any such changes.

What Information Is Collected?

We may collect two types of information from you, (i) personally identifiable information , and (ii) anonymous information.

Anonymous Information. Anonymous information refers to information that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. Each time a visitor comes to the Site, ST Research collects some information to improve the overall quality of the visitor’s online experience. ST Research collects the visitor’s IP address (a number assigned to your computer when you use the Internet) referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking a link to the Site), browser and platform type (e.g., Internet Explorer on a Windows XP platform) and your activity while using the Site. Additionally, in order to personalize and enhance your experience on the Site, we may also collect information through “cookies.” Cookies are small strings of text that are sent by the Site to your browser and then stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Site. We may also use cookies to gather broad demographic information and to help identify you in respect to visits to the Site so that we may improve your user experience, and to determine whether you visited the Site from a particular internet link or advertisement. A code in the cookie file may enable the Site to label you as a particular user, including identifying you by name, address, or other personally identifiable information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but it is possible to change your browser setup so that it does not accept cookies.

Personally Identifiable Information. The Site permits you to contact us via e-mail. Whenever you send an e-mail via a link on the Site, you will be providing us with your e-mail address and any information you choose to include in the text of your message. “Personally Identifiable Information” refers to information that tells specifically who you are, such as your name, e-mail address, street mailing address, curriculum vitae and other biographical information, specialty, and hospital affiliation or other place of business. You may also provide a site with Personally Identifiable Information through your voluntary completion of registration forms and surveys on the Site.

How is your information used?

Our use. Personally Identifiable Information will only be collected to the extent that ST Research deems it reasonably necessary to serve legitimate business purposes, including, but not limited to, the following: (i) for purposes of employment considerations, if you are applying for a position with ST Research or any of its affiliates, (ii) to correspond with you regarding the Site; (iii) to provide you with requested information about ST Research, ST Research’s services, or the services of our affiliates and/or partners; (iv) to inform you of developments about ST Research, ST Research’s services, or the services of our affiliates and/or partners that we believe may be of interest to you; (v) to monitor Site visitor traffic patterns and Site usage; (vi) to comply with applicable laws; (vii) to enforce our Terms of Use; and (viii) to protect the rights, property, or safety of our site, our users, and others.

Sharing information. We share your information only with our affiliates and partners to provide you with information about our services and/or in the context of employment considerations, if you are applying for a position with ST Research or any of its affiliates. Also, we may share in aggregate, statistical form, non-personal information regarding the visitors to the Site, traffic patterns, and Site usage with our partners, affiliates or advertisers. In addition, we will disclose information we obtain, including Personally Identifiable Information, when required to do so by law, in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority, to comply with applicable laws, to enforce our Terms of Use, and to protect the rights, property, or safety of ST Research, our users, and others.


ST Research may retain the services of outside contractors, and may disclose relevant Personally Identifiable Information to these contractors in the course of their services for ST Research. ST Research requires its contractors to keep any information confidential and to only use the information on ST Research’s behalf and at ST Research’s direction.

Is My Personal Information Secure?

ST Research is committed to the use of industry-standard security and data protection products to protect the privacy of your Personally Identifiable Information from unauthorized third parties. Appropriate safeguards have been implemented to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of Personally Identifiable Information. However, transmissions over the Internet are not always secure, and ST Research cannot guarantee that information you transmit utilizing the Site is secure; nor can we guarantee the performance or adequacy of any other security measures we employ.

Are Children Permitted to Use the Eagle Site?

This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. Our Physicians do not intentionally collect or use any Personal Information from children who identify themselves as being under the age of 13. By using the Site, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.

Links to Third Party Websites

Please note that the Site may contain links to other websites. Our site is not responsible for such linked websites, nor the content of any of the linked websites, nor can ST Research guarantee that such other sites’ privacy policies conform to our own. In addition, sites that are linked to the Site may have privacy policies that differ from that of ST Research. ST Research is not responsible for the individual privacy practices of third party websites. For more information about links to third party sites, please refer to the Terms of Use.

No Error-Free Performance

ST Research does not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. ST Research may not always catch an unintended privacy issue, despite ST Research’s efforts to do so. ST Research will use reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action when our company learns of any failure to comply with it. Accordingly, ST Research welcomes your feedback regarding any privacy concerns that you may have. Please E-mail feedback or questions about this Privacy Policy to:

Acceptance of these terms

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the terms of our Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any information and do not use the ST Research Site.

TITLE: Notice of Privacy Practices (Final)



This notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

In accordance with the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule ST Research ( or the “Company”), as a covered entity and business associate, will make reasonable and appropriate efforts to do the following:

  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) the company, receives, maintains, or transmits.
  • Protect against any reasonably anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such information.
  • Protect against any reasonably anticipated uses or disclosures of such information that are not permitted or required under Subpart E of Title 45 Part 162.
  • Ensure compliance with this referenced subpart by its workforce.

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to our email :

Protected Health Information (PHI)

This notice applies to your information and services you receive from our company. PHI may include information created and received by our company, may be in the form of written or electronic records or spoken words and related billing activity.

ST Research is required by law to give you this notice. It will tell you about the ways in which ST Research may use and disclose PHI and describes your rights and ST Research’s obligations regarding the use and disclosure of that information.

Disclosure of Protected Health Information

ST Research may use and disclose PHI for the following purposes:

  • For Payment ST Research may use and disclose your PHI for services received by you so these services may be billed to, and payment collected from you or a third party.
  • For Business Operations Your PHI may be disclosed by the ST Research in the course of normal business operations to ensure you receive quality service.

Exceptions to Policy

ST Research may use or disclose your PHI for the following purposes, subject to all applicable legal requirements and limitations:

  • Required By Law: ST Research will disclose your PHI when required to do so by federal, state or local law.
  • Lawsuits and Disputes: If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, ST Research may disclose your PHI in response to a court or administrative order. ST Research may also disclose your PHI in response to a subpoena, subject to all applicable legal requirements.
  • Law Enforcement: ST Research may release your PHI if asked to do so by a law enforcement official in response to a court order, subpoena, warrant, summons or similar process, subject to all applicable legal requirements.
  • Information Not Personally Identifiable (De-Identified Information): ST Research may use or disclose PHI in a way that does not personally identify you.

Other Uses and Disclosures

ST Research will not use or disclose your PHI for any purpose other than those identified in the previous sections without your specific, written Authorization. Examples of disclosures requiring authorization include disclosures to a partner, spouse, children and legal counsel.

Opportunity to Object

Unless you object, ST Research may disclose to a member of your family, a relative, a close friend or any other person identified by you, PHI that directly relates to that person’s involvement in the provision of services. If unable to agree or object to such a disclosure, ST Research may disclose such information as necessary if is determined that it is in your best interest based on our professional judgment.

ST Research may disclose your PHI to disaster relief organizations that seek your PHI to coordinate services, or notify family and friends of your location or condition in a disaster. ST Research will provide you with an opportunity to agree or object to such a disclosure whenever ST Research practically can do so.

Your Rights Regarding PHI

You have the following rights regarding PHI ST Research maintains about you:

  • Right to Inspect and Copy: You have the right to inspect and copy your PHI, such as service billing records that ST Research maintains. You must submit a written request to in order to inspect and/or copy records of PHI. A modified request may include a summary of the record of services. If a copy is requested, ST Research may charge a fee for the costs of copying, mailing or other associated labor and supplies. ST Research will provide notification of the cost involved and the request may be withdrawn or modified before any costs are incurred.You may make a request to view a copy of your PHI, ST Research will not charge you for inspecting your PHI. If you wish to inspect your PHI, you must submit your request in writing to You have the right to request a copy of your PHI in electronic form if we store your PHI electronically. ST Research may deny your request to inspect and/or copy records or parts of records in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied copies of or access to, service, information that ST Research keeps, you may ask that the denial be reviewed. If the law gives you a right to have ST Research denial reviewed, ST Research will select a licensed health care professional to review the request and the denial. The person conducting the review will not be the person who denied the request, and ST Research will comply with the outcome of the review.
  • Right to Amend: If you believe service and/or PHI ST Research has about you is incorrect or incomplete; you may ask ST Research to amend the information. You have the right to request an amendment as long as the information is kept by ST Research.ST Research may deny the request for an amendment if the request is not in writing or does not include a reason to support the request. In addition, ST Research may deny or partially deny the request for the following reasons:
    • ST Research did not create the information
    • Is not part of the PHI that ST Research maintains
    • Is already accurate and complete. If ST Research denies or partially denies the request for amendment, you have the right to submit a rebuttal and request the rebuttal be made a part of the service record. You also have the right to request that all documents associated with the amendment request (including rebuttal) be transmitted to any other party any time that portion of the medical record is disclosed.
  • Right to an Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request an “accounting of disclosures”. This is a list of the disclosures made of PHI about you for purposes other than treatment, payment, health care operations, when specifically authorized by you and a limited number of special circumstances involving national security, correctional institutions and law enforcement.To obtain this list, you must submit the request in writing to It must state a time period, which may not be longer than six years. The request should indicate the desired form of the list (for example, on paper, electronically).
  • Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the PHI ST Research may use or disclose about payment or health care operations. You also have the right to request a limit on the PHI disclosed to someone who is involved in care or the payment for it, like a family member or friend. ST Research is not required to agree to the request if ST Research is required by law to use or disclose the information.
  • Right to Request Confidential Communications: You have the right to request that ST Research communicates their records in a certain way or at a certain location. To request confidential communications, you may complete and submit the Request for Restriction On Use/Disclosure Of PHI and/or Confidential Communication to ST Research will not ask for the reason for the request. ST Research will accommodate all reasonable requests. Requests must specify how or where you wish to be contacted.
  • Right to a Paper Copy of This Notice: You have a right to a paper copy of this notice. You may ask ST Research to provide a copy of this notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive it electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy. A copy of this Notice is posted on the web site. To obtain such a copy, contact

Changes to This Notice

ST Research reserves the right to change this notice, and to make the revised or changed notice effective for medical information already mentioned as well as any information ST Research receives in the future. ST Research will post the current notice at our location(s) with its effective date. You are entitled to a copy of the notice currently in effect.

ST Research will inform you of any significant changes to this Notice. This may be through a notice posted on the web site or other means of communication.

Notice of Breach

ST Research will make every reasonable effort to inform you if there is a breach of your unsecured PHI.


If you believe your rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with ST Research.

To file a complaint with ST Research, contact

You will not be penalized for filing a complaint .