Privacy Policy for Merrimack Urology Associates, P.C.


What's New?

New Urologist Joins MUA

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. David Shi has joined MUA. Originally from Acton, MA, Dave received his M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the Mt. Sinai Department of Urology in New York. He is currently accepting new patients.

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Click Here to learn more about Dr. Shi

Updated: December 18, 2018




Lowell General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center have joind forces

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Updated: December 26, 2014


Please note: Pathology specimens obtained at Merrimack Urology are read by pathologists at Lowell General Hospital / Circle Health


Updated: April 5, 2016



This Section of our website contains information related to your privacy rights for use of our entire website ( (“Site”).  By using our Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

At Merrimack Urology Associates PC (“MUA”), we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our Site or communicating with us electronically.

This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms and Conditions of Use, as well as our Online Portal Terms and Conditions of Use provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you from your use of this Site.

We do update this Policy from time to time so please review this Policy regularly.  Your continued use of the Site will be deemed your agreement that your information may be used in accordance with the new Policy.  If you do not agree with the changes, then you should stop using the Site and you should notify us that you do not want your information used in accordance with the changes. 

Website Privacy Notice


This website Privacy Policy describes MUA’s commitment to your privacy and explains our privacy practices.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to fully understand how we collect, share, and protect information about you.  This Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices is incorporated into and is a part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of this website and the Online Portal Terms and Conditions of Use. 


By accessing and using the Site, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and that you accept and consent to the privacy practices and uses or disclosures of information about you that are described herein. 


In order to deliver personalized and relevant information to you through the Site, we collect certain information from users of the Site. 


Information We Collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, including your IP address, the date and time you accessed or left the Site, and which pages you viewed. 
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, or registering to use the online portal, including health information protected by state and federal law, such as when you registered, including your name, e-mail address and health information. 
  • Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
  • Performance Data. 
  • Use of Cookies
  • On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our vendors.  “Cookies” allow us to recognize you if you visit multiple pages in the Site during the same session. 
  • Such information may identify you personally -- it is statistical data or identifiable data about our visitors and their use of our Site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.  The identifiable data may identify you personally from the information you have provided us.

Similar to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file.  Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies.  This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to deactivate the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you.  In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our programs or services or other programs which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
  • To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/program changes, that may affect our service.
  • To communicate with physicians, pharmacies, insurers, and other third parties to provide services to you.
  • To provide third parties with statistical information about the users of our website.
  • To monitor and analyze Site traffic and usage patterns.
  • For presentations or research (de-identified).
  • To analyze trends.

We will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you when you have provided consent and only by those means for which you provided consent.

If you do not want us to use your data for our use or third parties’ use, you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.

We will only use or disclose your health information with your consent or as allowed by law.  For more information about your individual rights relating to the use and disclosure of health information, please review MUA’s Notice of Privacy Practices here



Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers and we use commercially reasonable methods to keep information about you from unauthorized access.  Details relating to any transactions entered into our Site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

Nonetheless, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically, and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing Your Information

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to our employees, as well as third parties involved in the administration and operation of MUA’s services. 

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
  • Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
  • Where we believe it will assist you with additional products or services. 
  • When we are contractually obligated to disclose it.
  • When it relates to treatment, payment and operations. 
  • Third Party Links

You may find links to third-party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should read. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them. 

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices.  Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Merrimack Urology Associates P.C.
31 Village Square
Chelmsford, MA. 01824




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