This policy elaborates on the process of information gathering and dissemination. What may be collected about you when you use our services made available, how this information may be used, how you can control how your information is used, and what precautions are taken against unauthorized access or use of your information are explained and elaborated here.
The information provided on “ConsumerHealthWatch,” located at the URL of https://911-medical-billing-services.com/, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Any person above age 18 can use our information unless it has a very serious health concern.
Information We Collect
In this section, we discuss the different types of information that we may collect about you.
1. From Outside Sources
We reserve the right to collect additional information about registered users from third-party sources to further assist us in our services. We will use such information to verify and update registration information and confirm licensure status.
• Discussion Boards: When you post a message to a discussion board, your basic profile will be available for all registered users to see. This said basic profile includes name, specialty, and geographic information. You have the choice to display additional information.
Just make sure that you do not post any information about you or any other person on a discussion board or other public forum if you want to keep such information private. Information posted is considered public information and may be used by us and by third parties.
• Use of Content: The content published by our site can’t be modified or erased by reader or user. However, we welcome your suggestion about any change through mail or comments below any articles.
We collect non-personally identifiable information through cookies. This is merely a small data file that your browser allows us to place on your hard drive so we can associate you with the device you have.
We assign cookies for:
• Assess which professional site pages and services you access
As stated below, when you download and install any of our mobile applications onto your device, we assign a random number for your installation. This is similar to a cookie.
Most browser software can be set to reject all cookies. If your browser is set to reject, websites that are cookie-enabled will not recognize you when you return to our site. It’s important to note that some website functionality may be lost.
We are committed to protecting the children. The Professional Sites and Services are solely for adults over the age of 18.
Uses and Disclosures Information
The personally identifiable information that you provide will be used to provide the services you have requested or authorized. The information provided by you (your email id, email addresses and the content of emails) will not be shared. This is done to protect your identity.
Your data will be recorded and saved on our database and it will be used by us or we may also share personally identifiable information with third parties.
We may provide information about users in aggregate form to third parties. We create aggregate data about users for product development and improvement, and for market analysis.
When aggregated information is provided to a third party, it is pooled along with other individual records. These are stripped of any data that could be used to identify you. Any third party that receives aggregated information must agree to this procedure.
We may also share personally identifiable information with third parties as described below.
• Legal Requirements: We only release account and other personally identifiable information when (1) it is required to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) when it is reasonable in response to a threat. In the event that the unfortunate happens, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law, court order or government instruction.
• Consent: We always get your consent, especially in the release of personally identifiable information to a third party.
If we discover that a third party inadvertently disclosed personally identifiable information about any of our users, we will take immediate action for your safety and precaution.
Security of Information
Respect the Legal Requirements: We follow and respect the legal requirements, including those concerning medical and personal information privacy.
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and other measures to protect personal data. This is to ensure and respect your confidentiality. We use security methods to determine the identity of registered users, so that appropriate rights and restrictions can be enforced. Reliable verification of user identity is called authentication. We use both passwords and usernames for this. Users are mainly responsible for maintaining passwords.
Access to Information and Choices
We obtain and correct information about you. For errors, you may edit your personal profile any time. Requests for deletion of your record may result in your removal, but we may keep certain demographic information for product improvement purposes. You may contact Customer Support and ask for the changes you deem necessary.
Use of your Information Outside of the EEA
We will collect, store, and process information about your use of the Services in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) as necessary. This is the task that every legitimate business must do.
By using the Services, you agree to such collection, storage, and processing outside of the EEA. We take the necessary steps to ensure your information is protected.
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Effective Date: 1 September 2018