When you visit the Medical and Healthcare site, you remain anonymous. Before we ask you for any personal information, we will tell you why we want the information and how we plan to use it. We will not provide any personal information to other companies or individuals without your permission. Some areas of our site may require registration. We may ask you for your name, e-mail address, and other basic information. That data will always remain protected, and we will never add you to e-mail lists unless you make a specific request. We will use any information we gather only to help us understand your needs and make Medical and Healthcare more valuable for you. You may choose whether to access pages that require registration. We will always give you the option to elect not to receive additional information from us during the registration process. If you sign up for electronic newsletters, you will find “unsubscribe” instructions readily available in every newsletter and on the Medical and Healthcare website. Although the staff of Medical and Healthcare works hard to keep the site safe, we recommend that children get their parents’ permission before giving us any personal information.
Protecting your Privacy
Medical and Healthcare takes every step possible to protect your privacy at all times. If you provide sensitive information, we use secure servers and protocol to encrypt all information. We also enable security measures to protect personal information in storage. Medical and Healthcare uses credit card numbers only for processing payments; we do not retain card numbers for marketing purposes. We will not provide any personal information to other companies or individuals without your permission. Many of our website provide links to third-party sites. Medical and Healthcare staff members review those sites to ensure their “safety”; however, because we do not control the websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites.
Tiny graphic images – are used to help us analyze your online behavior. Pixel tags also allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us. We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our sites and services. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring web site addresses.
The information that you provide to us and general information collected about your visit to the Medical and Healthcare may be shared with our suppliers or service providers who assist us in maintaining and managing the Medical and Healthcare services. In addition, we contract with certain third parties to help manage and optimize our websites. These companies may use web beacons and cookies to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see. Such suppliers or service providers may use the information provided only in the course of providing services to Medical and Healthcare and they may not contact you or use the information for other purposes. If you would like more information about this practice, you can e-mail [email protected]
While your individual information is protected as discussed above, Medical and Healthcare reserves the right to use such individual information to create aggregated, anonymous data and statistics about activity on the Medical and Healthcare services. In addition, Medical and Healthcare may disclose personal information if we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Web site; or (4) protect the personal safety, property, or rights of our users or the public.
If, at some point after giving Medical and Healthcare your personally identifying information, you do not wish to continue to receive additional information from Medical and Healthcare about Medical and Healthcare, its affiliates, or selected outside companies, in general, you may opt out by E-mailing [email protected] and put the words “remove my name” in the subject line of your E-mail; in the case of our E-mail newsletters, you may opt out by clicking on the “opt out” link at the end of each E-mail.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
No one under the age of 13 should provide any personal information. In general, Medical and Healthcare does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If in limited circumstances we do knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, we will do so only with verified parental consent prior to collection. In the event that we learn that we have collected information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete this information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe Medical and Healthcare services have any information about anyone under 13, please contact us at [email protected]