- the type of information about you Medtales collects through the Services
- how Medtales collects such information;
- how Medtales uses such information;
- who will have access to such information; and
- Medtales’ security measures for protecting such information.
As used herein, the term “personal information” means information that would allow someone to contact a person physically or online, including, for example, name, physical address, telephone number, email address, or social security number; and the term “non-personal information” means any information other than personal information that Medtales may collect from you.
The Services are not designed or intended to attract children under thirteen (13) years of age. Medtales does not collect personal information through the Services from any person it actually knows to be under thirteen (13) years of age. If Medtales obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information from a person under thirteen (13) years of age, then it will use reasonable efforts to refrain from further using such personal information or maintaining it in retrievable form. This does not generally apply to personal information about a child under thirteen (13) years of age, only personal information collected through the Services from a child under thirteen (13).
Medtales may collect personal and non-personal information through the Services.
· Login information for the Services (e.g., User ID, first/last name, email and password);
· Account information (e.g., profile picture, job title, contact information);
· Any other information set forth in the user profile completed by you;
· Medical events and communications, and other medical or health information;
· With your permission, Your mobile contacts and/or contact information (e.g., names, telephone numbers, physical addresses, email addresses, photos);
· With your permission, Your photographs or videos;
· Computer, mobile device, and/or web browser information (e.g., IP address, mobile device ID information, operating system, browser type, referring/exist web pages, web page requests, cookie information, hardware attributes, software attributes);
· Usage activity concerning your interactions with the Services (e.g., number of clicks or amount of time spent on a feature); and/or
· Information about content that you submit to or through the Services.
· Your name associated with your mobile device;
· Your telephone number associated with your mobile device;
· Your geolocation;
· Your mobile device ID information; and/or
· Information about third-party software applications on your mobile device (including general software apps, video game apps, and online social media apps).
Medtales might collect personal and non-personal information when you register with the Services; when you “sign in” to the Services; when you allow the Services to access, upload, download, import, or export content found on, or to otherwise interact with, your computer or mobile device (or any other device you may use to access or use the Services) or online accounts with third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers, or applications (e.g., your online SNS accounts, your cloud drives and servers, or your mobile device service provider); or whenever Medtales asks you for such information.
In addition, if you or a third party sends Medtales a comment, message or other communication (such as, by way of example only, e-mail, letter, fax, phone call, or voice message) about you, your activities on or through the Services, then Medtales may collect any personal or non-personal information provided therein or therewith.
Finally, Medtales may use various tracking, data aggregation, and data analysis technologies, including, for example cookies, web beacons and/or scripts. You might be able to adjust your computer’s, device’s or web browser’s preferences to issue you an alert when a cookie is downloaded, or to disable the use of some or all cookies. Please be advised that if you choose to reject all cookies, then the Services might not function properly. You acknowledge and agree that you give Medtales permission to monitor or otherwise track your activities on the Services, and that Medtales may use the aforementioned and/or other tracking, data aggregation, and data analysis technologies as described herein.
Medtales may use the personal and/or non-personal information it collects through the Services in a variety of ways, such as to:
· Facilitate your use of the Services’ products and/or services;
· Send you communications, for example, administrative emails, answers to your questions, and updates or changes about the Services;
· Carry out our obligations arising from related agreements You have accepted;
· Improve the Services and/or its respective content, features, and/or services;
· Improve Medtales’ products, services, and/or marketing efforts;
· Provide you with information about Medtales and its businesses, products, and services by letter, email, text, telephone, or other forms of communication;
· Provide you with information about third-party businesses, products, and services by letter, email, text, telephone, or other forms of communication;
· Help personalize user experiences with the Services and/or its products and/or services;
· Analyze traffic to and through the Services;
· Analyze user behavior and activity on or through the Services;
· Conduct research and measurement activities;
· Monitor the activities of you and others on or through the Services;
· Protect or enforce Medtales’ rights and properties; and/or
· Protect or enforce the rights and properties of others (which may include you).
Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything else herein, in the event of a sale or other transfer of all or substantially all of Medtales’ assets or capital stock or a sale or other transfer of all or substantially all of Medtales’ assets or capital stock, any data that You have provided to Medtales will be transferred and the acquirer will be bound by the promises Medtales has made to You.
Medtales reserves the right to share personal information with its employees, agents, administrators, and legal advisors; and with those third parties who help manage, administer distribute, and/or operate the Services, and/or their features (e.g., web hosting companies, website administrators, mobile app distribution platforms, support services companies, credit card or other payment processing companies), as needed in order for them to perform such services.
Medtales does not limit the ways in which it may use or share non-personal information because non-personal information does not identify you. For example, Medtales may freely share non-personal information with its affiliates, suppliers, and representatives, as well as with other individuals, businesses, and government entities.
When you join Medtales, you will have a truncated profile page containing _____________. This truncated profile page will always be publicly available, which means that it is viewable to everyone, including people who have not joined Medtales. It also means that your truncated profile page can show up in the results of a public search engine.
As a Medtales member, you will also have the option of providing a complete Account profile. In addition to your name, photograph and profession, this complete profile page may include your __________________ and other information.
You may also disclose information in online forums, to other users in chats or email, or while otherwise using public areas within the Site or App. This information will be public information and you agree that there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in this information.
Medtales may offer options to assist you in making your submissions (known as Tales) anonymous, such as highlighting pronouns. Medtales encourages sharing Tales, but requires users to carefully consider the Code of Conduct and to avoid any legal, ethical or professional violations. At all times, you remain solely responsible for the content of your submitted Tales.
Medtales may retain personal information for as long as it believes necessary; as long as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce its agreements; as long as your member account is active; and/or as long as needed to provide you with the Services.
The Services and/or any communications sent through or as a function of the Services may contain links to third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers, and/or applications. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Medtales is not responsible for, and you hereby release Medtales from any and all liability which may arise from, such third party websites, networks, platforms, servers, and applications (including, without limitation, the privacy policies and practices of such third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers, and applications).
We use what we believe to be appropriate procedures to protect information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, information you elect to post on our Site or App, emails and other information you send to us are not encrypted and such transmissions cannot be considered a secure means of transmitting sensitive information.
Medtales will never ask you to submit your financial data, such as your credit card account numbers, via email. IF YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL REQUESTING THAT YOU FORWARD INFORMATION OF THIS NATURE BY EMAIL, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY AT ___________________. DO NOT REPLY DIRECTLY TO THE EMAIL.
You should be aware of the limitations of security, authentication, encryption, and privacy measures used in connection with the Internet and that any information you transmit through the Site may be damaged, corrupted, “sniffed” and/or accessed by another person without your permission. Regardless of the precautions taken by you or by us, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet. Third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the Site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. We cannot ensure or warrant the ultimate security of any information you transmit. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MEDTALES AND ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS, TRANSFEREES, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY “AFFILIATED PARTIES”) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE MEDTALES AND AFFILIATED PARTIES FROM ANY LIABILITY WHICH MAY ARISE FROM, SUCH THIRD PARTIES’ UNAUTHORIZED COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
To help maintain the security of the data collected through the Services, Medtales asks that you please notify it immediately of any unauthorized access or use of the Services, or the loss or unauthorized use of your user access information for the Services (e.g., user name, or password).
Changing Account Information. You can review and change Your personal information by logging into the Services and visiting Your user profile.
Emails. If you wish to opt out of receiving emails, you can select the “unsubscribe” link in our email correspondence.
Cookies. You may be able to delete and/or turn off cookies as your browser or device permits. Unless you block or control cookies going forward, deleting cookies will only address cookies on your device at that moment. Some newer versions of browsers will let you control and/or delete Flash cookies. If you use a browser or device that does not let you delete Flash cookies, then try Adobe’s Website Storage Settings. Similar to regular cookies, deleting Flash cookies will only address the Flash cookies on your device at that moment. If you disable cookies entirely, the Services may not function properly. Please note that other tracking technologies, such as device fingerprinting, are not stopped or impacted by turning off or deleting cookies.
Other Tracking Technologies. You may be able to turn off and/or delete some scripting functionality as your browser or device permits. If you disable scripting functionality, the Services may not function properly. Please note that other tracking technologies, such as device fingerprinting, are not stopped or impacted by turning off some script functionality.
Location Data. You may opt out of precise location data by using the location services controls in your mobile device’s settings.
Push / Local Notifications. We may send push or local notifications to your device to provide updates and relevant messages. You may be able to manage notifications from the Site, App or through your device.
Effect of Opting Out. You will need to renew your opt-out choice if you use a different device, use a different browser, or erase cookies from your browser.
Account. You may choose to delete your account at any time. However, the information that you disclosed in public areas may remain after your account is deleted.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the Services who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to ____________.
Medtales does not respond to “do not track” (DNT) signals. Medtales does not permit other parties to collect PII about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when a consumer uses the Services. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Medtales is not responsible for, and you hereby release Medtales from any and all liability which may arise from, such third parties’ unauthorized collection of your personal information.
Personal information that you publish on this Site and App may be available, via the internet, around the world. Medtales cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
If you have a comment, question or request, or if you need to contact Medtales for any other reason, there are three easy ways to do so.
(A) Email: You can email us by utilizing our Contact Us Page.
(B) Telephone: You may call us at ___________.
(C) U.S. Mail: Send mail to: _________________.
If for some reason you believe Medtales has not adhered to the principles of this Policy, please notify us at ______________.