1. WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF YOURS IS COLLECTED
a. Information collection and use
During the collection of information at the Profile pages on the Site, You are required to give your contact information (such as name, address, birth date, license information, medical school, e-mail address and the like). An e-mail address is used to confirm Your identity. An email address is also used to contact You about information on the Site. When the Site requests your identity, the Site will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. All of your professional information will be authenticated against a third party provider.
c. Personal Profile
Once a registered member, You may provide additional information in Your personal profile describing your credentials, professional experiences, academic background, biography and the like. Your personal profile shall be available for viewing by other registered participants of Clinician 1 and will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Providing additional information in Your personal profile beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional and can be altered or removed by You at any time.
d. IP Addresses
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer’s Internet Protocol or “IP” address. When You request a page from any page within the Site, our Web servers automatically recognize Your domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about You other than the IP address from which You have accessed the Site.
For the purposes of inviting and introducing third parties to Clinician 1, You will be given the option to import or otherwise provide email addresses of third parties to Clinician 1. In so doing, Clinician 1 will not store or disseminate your username or affiliated password nor solicit or spam any third party email addresses so provided.
e. Third Party Email Addresses
For the purposes of inviting and introducing third parties to Clinician 1, You will be given the option to provide email addresses of third parties to Clinician 1.
f. Children’s and Minor’s Privacy
Clinician 1 strongly encourages parents and guardians to supervise the online activities of their minor children and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers to help provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools also can prevent minors from disclosing their name, address, and other personally identifiable information online without parental permission. Although the Site is not intended for use by minors, Clinician 1 respects the privacy of minors who may inadvertently use the Internet.
g. Opt Out Procedures
Upon initial communication from Clinician 1, You may opt-out of receiving further communications from Clinician 1. To be completely removed from the Clinician 1 mailing list, You may contact If You are using an e-mail forwarding service or other similar service please make sure to include the correct e-mail address or addresses.
2. HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED
a. Use of Personal Health Information
Clinician 1 does not collect personal health information about individuals. Clinician 1 does not collect or maintain information that would associate this submission with a specific patient or individual.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule, which took effect on April 14, 2003, allows for the use of de-identified health information so long as identifiers have been “stripped” and a key is not disclosed that would allow the information to be re-identified. Clinician 1 does not possess a key to re-identify patient data.
b. Sale of Assets, Merger, Acquisition, Bankruptcy
Information collected from You may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale or acquisition, merger or bankruptcy involving Clinician 1.
d. Log Files
Clinician 1 may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track Your movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
3. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
Clinician 1 may share aggregated demographic information with Clinician 1’s partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. Clinician 1 shall not be liable for the transfer of any personal identification information resulting from loss or distribution of data, the delineation or corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism or any other event beyond Clinician 1’s control.
Clinician 1 maintains a strict “No-Spam” policy, which means that Clinician 1 does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party without Your consent.
c. Legal Requests
Clinician 1 cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties, to enforce laws and third party rights, such as intellectual property rights and laws relating to fraud. Therefore, in response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, or other activity that may expose us or you to legal liability, Clinician 1 can (and You authorize Clinician 1 to) disclose Your personal data and other information about You as Clinician 1, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate.
d. Online posts, discussions, post surveys and Journal/Blog Comments
When you participate in a http://www.Clinician 1.com post, comment or enter comments to our various blog and journal articles your name and IP address may be recorded for purposes of maintaining Your own account within the system, and preventing abuses of the system. This information is not used to personally identify you outside the Clinician 1 community. It is important to remember that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information in a forum, through e-mail or elsewhere, that information can be collected and used by others. You agree not to post any material the content of which (i) is defamatory, libelous, obscene, indecent, abusive, threatening to others, or in violation of any law; or (ii) infringes the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party. You will be solely responsible for all content that you post on Clinician 1. You agree to indemnify Clinician 1 and its officers and employees from and against all liabilities, judgments, damages, and costs (including attorney’s fees) incurred by any of them which arise out of or are related to the content that you post. Clinician 1 is intended only for the personal use of Clinician 1 registered members, and may not be used for commercial purposes or for organized political activity.
4. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
a. Confidentiality and Security
Clinician 1 takes all necessary precautions to protect Your personal information both online and off-line. When Clinician 1 requests that You enter sensitive information, that information is encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other security protocol, which encrypts the information you input. No administrator at Clinician 1 will have knowledge of Your password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log off from Clinician 1 when finished using a shared computer. Clinician 1 also protects Your personal information off-line. Access to Your personal information is limited to employees who Clinician 1 reasonably believes will need that information to provide services to You. However, Clinician 1 is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of your own personal information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such partners and third parties.
The Site, http://www.Clinician 1.com, may contain links to other sites. The linked sites are not necessarily under the control of Clinician 1. Please be aware that Clinician 1 is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Clinician 1 encourages You to be aware when You leave this Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. If You decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, You do this entirely at Your own risk. Any links to any partner of the Site should be the responsibility of the linking party, and Clinician 1 shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the Site.
5. CORRECTING INACCURACIES
a. Correction/Updating Personal Information
If Your personally identifiable information changes (such as address or payment information), or if You no longer desire to use this Site, You can update Your profile on the Profile pages of the Site. Clinician 1 will endeavor to correct, update or remove Your personal data provided to Clinician 1.
b. Notification of Changes
c. Site and Service Updates
As necessary, Clinician 1 may send You Site and service announcement updates. You are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the Site. Clinician 1 communicates via e-mail with You to provide requested services and to resolve issues relating to Your accounts.
d. Consent to This Policy
6. WHAT IS Clinician 1’S CONTACT ADDRESS FOR PRIVACY QUESTIONS
Should You have questions about this policy or Clinician 1’s information collection, use and disclosure practices, You may contact us at . We will use reasonable efforts to respond promptly to requests, questions or concerns You may have regarding our use of personal information about You. Except where required by law, Clinician 1 cannot ensure a response to questions or comments regarding topics unrelated to this policy or Clinician 1’s privacy practices.
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