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Effective Date: April 6, 2024 

The website represents Dr. Niels Linschoten of Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic also referred to as "BROC Group," is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information collected from visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information when you visit our website.

Information We Collect

When you visit our website, we may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you choose to share with us through contact forms or inquiries. We currently encourage you to call the office phone number to schedule an in person consult rather than any other method of sharing your personal information. We also encourage you to leave reviews on our website and offsite websites, such as Google and HealthGrades, etc., in order to help people understand the level of service that we provide to our patients so that we can help them as well. The personal information that you provide is on a voluntary basis. We do not offer compensation for reviews in order to ensure the highest level of integrity.

We may also automatically collect certain non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, device type, and browsing behavior on our website, using cookies and similar technologies. This information helps us analyze trends, administer the website, track users' movements around the site, and gather demographic information. This also helps us understand where we are providing the most value on our website to our patients and prospective patients.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the personal information we collect from you for the following purposes:

  1. To respond to your inquiries, requests for information, or appointment scheduling.

  2. To send you newsletters, updates, or promotional materials related to our services, if you have opted in to receive such communications.

  3. To improve our website, products, and services based on your feedback and interactions with us.

  4. To comply with legal obligations or enforce our website policies.

Disclosure of Information

We may share your personal information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also disclose your information when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. We do not share your information with any unaffiliated third parties.

Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal information to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Your Rights and Choices

You have the right to access, update, or delete the personal information we hold about you. You may also opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in such communications or by contacting us directly. 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on this page, with the updated "Effective Date" at the top. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates or changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact our website hosting provider at


By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.

Additional Privacy Policy Practices

In addition to this website Privacy Policy, we also adhere to the Privacy Policy of Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic (BROC Group). You can find that complete Privacy Policy here.

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