Last Modified: December 14, 2015
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Information Yourmedicalnews Collects
The Web Site does not knowingly collect PII from children under thirteen (13) years of age: This is not a web site directed to children under the age of 13, and Yourmedicalnews does not knowingly collect any information from children under 13 years of age at the Web Site. If You are under 13 years of age, do not send any information about yourself to Yourmedicalnews. If Yourmedicalnews discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided the Web Site with PII, Yourmedicalnews will delete that child’s PII from its system.
Anonymous Information: When You visit the Web Site, our web servers automatically collect web site usage information. Web site usage information is anonymous information that describes how our visitors use and navigate our Web Site, and it includes the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length and depth of their stays. We collect the anonymous information automatically sent to us by Your web browser, such as browser type, referrer data that identifies the web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting our Web Site, and IP address. We also may determine what technology is available through Your browser in order to serve You the most appropriate version of a web page. For example, we may determine that You have installed a version of Flash, and we will then send You the appropriate Flash version of the web page rather than an HTML page.
IP Addresses: An IP address is a number that is assigned to Your computer or network when You are on the Internet. When visitors request pages from our Web Site, our servers log the visitor’s IP address. We may collect IP addresses for a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information to our business partners or to audit the number of visits to different pages on our Web Site. Please note that some services within our Web Site, such as certain message boards, may display IP addresses along with the message poster’s name and message.
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Web Beacons: A web beacon is programming code in a web page or email, which unobtrusively allows checking that a user has accessed the content. This technology can transfer an individual’s user identification to a database and associate the individual with previously acquired information about the individual. Yourmedicalnews uses web beacons to track which websites you have visited and which advertisements you have viewed. Web beacons help determine products or services in which you may be interested and help track online behaviors for marketing purposes. More information about web beacons is available at http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_beacon.html.
Yourmedicalnews’ Use and Disclosure of Collected Information
Other Third Parties: Yourmedicalnews may disclose anonymous, aggregated user statistics to third parties for a variety of purposes. For example, we may disclose how many individuals visited certain areas of our Web Site, or how many men or women receive our newsletter. Yourmedicalnews does not rent, sell or otherwise disclose Your PII to third parties unless disclosed to You at the time such information is collected or unless You otherwise give consent, other than in the following limited circumstances:
Legal action: Yourmedicalnews may disclose information about its users, including PII, when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web Site and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web Site. Yourmedicalnews may also disclose user information whenever we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability, to protect or defend our rights or property or protect the safety, rights or property of our users.
Affiliated Companies and Corporate change: Yourmedicalnews may sell, transfer or otherwise disclose user information, including PII, to wholly owned or controlled Yourmedicalnews entities, to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of substantially all assets, or other fundamental corporate change respecting the Web Site.
Security: Yourmedicalnews takes steps to secure the data You submit to us, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our user data. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, Yourmedicalnews cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information You transmit to Yourmedicalnews and You do so at Your own risk. That said, all financial transactions completed through the Web Site use sophisticated e-commerce software and hardware.
Consent to Transfer: The Web Site is operated in the United States. If You are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information You provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Web Site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with Your information, You consent to this transfer.
The privacy of our visitors to http://yourmedicalnews.com is important to us.
At http://yourmedicalnews.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit http://yourmedicalnews.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
Log Files As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
We also use third party advertisements on http://yourmedicalnews.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
DoubleClick DART cookies We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests ("interest based targeting"). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses "non personally identifiable information". It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
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