Effective Date: January 1, 2009
The information provided by Health Monitor Network through Guide2Psoriasis.com is for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual healthcare provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your treatment.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY GUIDE2PSORIASIS.COM IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY.
Collection of Personal Information
The amount of Personal Information you provide to us is up to you. The Personal Information we gather from you helps us learn about visitors to the site, our customers, and potential customers. The vast majority of our site is available to visitors with no Personal Information recorded except for standard log files and cookies, which we use this information to better tailor the features, performance, and support of our products and services, and to offer you additional information and opportunities. To actively manage your health with our tools, to receive ongoing information from us, and to participate in the community you will need to register with the site and provide a unique identifier.
Your Personal Information
We collect the following Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily:
Most of the information on our site can be accessed as a visitor, but you will need to register to access some tools and free downloads. When you register for the site, we collect information such as your email address and password. Registering allows you to save data on the site and to access it again on a later visit, and enables you to use health tools, join the community, and participate in online discussions. We also collect (at your option) your gender; date of birth; the city, state, and country where you live; and any other additional information you may volunteer.
When you contact us by email with an inquiry, or to apply for a position at Guide2Psoriasis.com, we will collect your name, email address, and any information contained in the email you send us, as well as any documents and materials attached to such email.
When you provide us with feedback, we will collect your email address and the feedback that you submit.
We collect any information, including Personal Information that you voluntarily provide, either by posting it on the Site or by adding it to your personal profile.
Visitor Log Information & Cookies
Our site automatically collects log information from our visitors which includes your IP address, the pages you are visiting, and your browser type. We collect this information and study the aggregate totals to know the total number of visitors and page views to the site, the geographic location of our visitors, the content that visitors are most interested in, and how to best optimize the viewing experience.
You may choose to set your web browser software to prevent cookies from being saved on your computer. If you reject our cookies certain functionality may not work properly.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Our site contains links to other websites not controlled by Guide2Psoriasis.com. When you arrive at another site remember that Guide2Psoriasis.com is not responsible for the Privacy Policies of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each of these third party sites.
Message Boards, Blogs, and Other Public Forums
Guide2Psoriasis.com offers online open communities, message boards, blogs, chat rooms, and other public forums to facilitate peer-to-peer communication, education, and support. Features include the ability for users with similar interests or medical conditions to share information and support one another, or where users can post questions for experts to answer. Remember that by design this area of the site is public, and any information you post in the community is viewable by all other members and visitors, and may appear in search engine results. Guide2Psoriasis.com cannot guarantee the identity of other members in our online communities, nor can we validate the information they post online.
You may be offered the opportunity to receive email newsletters produced by Guide2Psoriasis.com and special offers from our approved partners. If you ever want to unsubscribe from future newsletters you can simply click the "Unsubscribe" link on the bottom of the newsletter.
Surveys and Market Research
You may have the option to take a brief survey related to your health or medical condition. We use this information to better understand our users and to offer a better educational experience. We may also share with approved partners the aggregated, anonymized data for both research and commercial purposes. Under no circumstances will we rent, sell ,or share your personal identity or individualized responses without your prior consent.
Use of Information
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that make the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information to analyze inquiry, request, and usage patterns so that we may enhance services and the site. Guide2Psoriasis.com reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties at its discretion.
Legal Reasons to Disclose Information
We may release personal information to a third party in order to comply with a search warrant, court order, subpoena, or other legally valid request.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. It is solely the visitor's obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites and of these advertisers and third parties. These companies are independent third parties over which Guide2Psoriasis.com exercises no control. Guide2Psoriasis.com is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, their conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices.
Our sites are intended for a general audience and are targeted at adults. None of our websites are designed to attract children under the age of 13. Some parents and guardians may feel that certain information on our site, although medical in nature, is not suitable for minors. A parent or guardian using information from our site for a minor is solely responsible for the interpretation and use of the information.
Guide2Psoriasis.com is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. Guide2Psoriasis.com has taken all commercially reasonable efforts to prevent against hackers, viruses, and other physical breaches of security.
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