I. General Policy
A. Acceptance of Terms
B. Term Definitions
1. The term “MedBridge Website” refers to the MedBridge website accessible through the URL www.medbridgeed.com or www.medbridgeeducation.com.
2. The term “MedBridge” refers to MedBridge Inc.
3. The term “User Profile” refers to a profile posted by a User on the MedBridge Website.
4. The terms ''You'', “Your” and/or ''User'' refer to any individuals and/or entities visiting and/or otherwise accessing the MedBridge Website for any reason.
5. The term “Content” refers to all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials posted and/or otherwise displayed on, to, or at the MedBridge Website.
6. The term “Personal Information” includes, but is not limited to, any information that identifies or describes an individual, including his or her name, professional licensing information, social security number, physical description, age, gender, marital status, health status, financial status, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, and medical or employment history. Personal Information may also include statements made by, or attributed to, a User.
C. Collection of User Data
MedBridge collects user data during registration and use of the MedBridge Website and associated services such as described below with the consent of the user and for the legitimate business purpose of providing the services offered by the MedBridge Website.
II. Your Personal Information
A. Information Collected by MedBridge
Information such as Your name and email address is collected at the MedBridge Website when You:
(i) register for any Course offered by or via the MedBridge Website;
(ii) sign up for any e-mail alerts or communications;
(iii) provide information voluntarily to MedBridge via the MedBridge Website.
B. Data Controller
For the majority of the information maintained, collected, or used by MedBridge, MedBridge is the data controller who is responsible for determining the purpose and means of processing personal data. For some healthcare data, Your individual provider and/or their organization may be the data controller for whom MedBridge holds and processes data. Inquiries can be directed to [email protected]
C. Using Your Information
Information is collected about You in order to establish and enhance our relationship with You. MedBridge’s use of this information includes the following: (i) to personalize Your experience, so we are better able to respond to Your individual needs; (ii) improve our website through Your feedback; (iii) more effectively responding to customer service requests and support needs and improve customer service; (iv) process transactions; (v) contacting You; (vi) conducting research and compiling aggregate data for internal and external business purposes; and (vii) any other purpose disclosed to You at the time we collect Your information.
Much of the information collected by MedBridge is necessary for proper functioning of the MedBridge Website and use of the MedBridge products. For example, You may not be able to create a user account or reset your password without provision of a valid email address. In these situations, if You choose to withhold any personal data requested by MedBridge, it may not be possible for You to gain access to certain parts of the site.
D. Updating and Deleting Your Information
On MedBridge You are able to correct, update, review, or delete information You have submitted by going back to the specific tool and making the desired changes. If You refuse to consent to, opt out of, or withdraw Your consent, we may not be able to offer You certain services or benefits. If at any point You wish for MedBridge to delete information about You, please contact us at [email protected]
E. Information Sharing and Disclosure
F. Changes in MedBridge Inc.
If MedBridge is sold, merged, or otherwise transferred, personal information may be transferred along with it.
G. Additional Information Use
We may use Your email for transactional purposes, as well as for promotional purposes. Transactional purposes include confirmation and notification of changes to Your account. Promotional purposes include sending You newsletters about new features, special offers, promotional announcements, consumer surveys, and other items concerning our service. During registration at the MedBridge Website, You may be signed up to receive promotional email newsletters from MedBridge, unless disallowed by Your jurisdiction of residence. Email messages may contain code that enables our database to track Your usage of the emails to determine whether the email was opened and what links, if any, were clicked. Should You prefer not to receive promotional emails from us, please edit the preferences in Your account menu or click Unsubscribe at the bottom of any promotional emails.
H. Access to Information
Users may have a right to request access to some of the information MedBridge collects. You can request such access by contacting us at [email protected] Upon verification of Your identity, we will make sure to provide You with a copy of the data we process about You. In some circumstances we may need to work with Your healthcare provider in order to provide copies of sensitive information.
I. International Privacy Laws
If You are accessing the MedBridge Website and associated services from outside the United States, please be aware that You are sending information (including Personal Data) to the United States where our servers are located.
III. Automatically Collected Information
We engage in remarketing to market our sites across the web. When a user visits our site, a cookie is dropped on the user. Users with this cookie may be targeted across advertising networks to receive relevant advertisements. You may opt out of this ad serving using the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out page (http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp).
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to Your computer when You use the Internet. In some cases, Your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if You use a consumer internet access provider, Your IP Address probably varies from session to session. MedBridge and/or our service providers, may track Your IP Address when You access MedBridge to assist with ad targeting.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to Your computer’s hard drive while You are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once You close Your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on Your computer until You delete them) to provide You with a more personal and interactive experience with MedBridge. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following Your Internet browser help file directions.
IV. Safety Measures
A. Internet Security
We use a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of Your personal information when You place an order or access Your personal information: (i) A secure server; (ii) All sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then entered into our Payment gateway providers database accessible only to those authorized who are required to keep the information confidential; (iii) All data stored on the MedBridge Website server(s) is stored in a database “behind” a secure firewall; (iv) There is no permissible access to the database outside of the hosted environment; and (v) After a transaction, Your credit card information will not be stored on our servers.
B. Security Limitations Disclaimer
MedBridge cannot and does not guarantee that Personal Information You post on the MedBridge Website will not be accessed by unauthorized persons. Despite MedBridge’s efforts to safeguard Your personal information, there is always a risk of security breach. MedBridge is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures of the MedBridge Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of Personal Information on User Profiles may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored Your Personal Information.
The MedBridge Website might be linked to other websites. Please be aware that MedBridge is not responsible for the privacy policies of those other sites. If users provide information directly to websites other than MedBridge, different rules may apply for the use of personal information.
You are solely responsible for Your privacy settings, and MedBridge is not and will not be responsible for Personal Information shared by You via a User Profile or the settings associated therewith.
C. Children’s Privacy
MedBridge does not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website and courses are directed at people who are older than 13 years.
Please direct additional Questions or Concerns to [email protected]