What Personal Information does HumanizeMD collect?
HumanizeMD collects several types of Personal Information: personally identifying information that cannot be traced back to you; personally identifying information that can be traced back to you; and personally identifying information that can be traced back to you and that includes or is linked or associated with health-related information.
you can access and browse the Site at any time without providing Personal Information that can be traced back to you.
When you visit the Site, HumanizeMD may also automatically collect with Cookies, and similar technology, Personal Information about your use of the Site. This Personal Information cannot be traced back to you. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser software on your computer’s hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. HumanizeMD also automatically collects the location of your computer on the Internet, known as your internet protocol address (“IP Address”), when you visit the Site.
What about the collection of Personal Information from children?
You must be 18 years of age or older to use the Site. If HumanizeMD learns that it has received any Personal Information from anyone who is not at least age 18, We will delete that information from HumanizeMD’s database.
Why does HumanizeMD need any Personal Information?
What should you know about Cookies?
To learn more about Cookies, please visit http://allaboutcookies.org/. Although most web browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies, if you prefer, you may decline the placement of a Cookie on your hard drive by using the appropriate feature(s) of your web browser software (if available) to delete the Cookie. But you should understand that certain areas within this Site may not function properly if the web browser will not accept Cookies.
Does HumanizeMD disclose your Personal Information to third parties?
With respect to obtaining certain products and/or services from this Site, HumanizeMD may disclose to a third party your Personal Information that We gather from you during an initial voluntary User registration process for the Site (“Registration Information”); as a result, you do not have to enter your Registration Information more than once. HumanizeMD may also disclose your Registration Information to certain third parties in connection with various programs and tools created and administered by third parties that are included in the Site as an additional service to users. The use of your Registration Information by these Third Party Programs is described below in the “What about information you enter into Third Party Programs included in the Site?” section.
We may provide your Registration Information to Our marketing partners with whom you have explicitly authorized Us to share this information, and whose offers you have elected to receive via electronic delivery, telemarketing and direct mail. Additionally, We may employ other third parties to perform services or functions on Our behalf in order to improve Our Site, merchandising, marketing and promotional efforts, communications or other services, or to facilitate e-commerce transactions, including processing orders placed by credit card. Those third parties may include authorized contractors, consultants and other companies working with Us (collectively, “Agents”). These Agents only have access to your Personal Information as needed to perform their functions, and they may not use any of your Personal Information for any other purpose than providing or improving HumanizeMD’s™ services and offerings.
HumanizeMD also reserves the right to share or transfer your Registration Information or other Personal Information as We determine in Our sole discretion to be necessary or appropriate in the following circumstances: to comply with a legal requirement; to enforce Our terms and conditions; to protect Our operations or those of any affiliate of HumanizeMD; to protect Our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of any affiliate of HumanizeMD, you or others; to disclose any activities or information about you to law enforcement or other government officials, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; in connection with an investigation of fraud, for the administration of justice, intellectual property infringements or other activity that is illegal or may expose Us or you to legal liability; in cooperation with various law enforcement inquiries; to allow Us to pursue available remedies or limit Our damages; and/or in emergency situations.
HumanizeMD may disclose Personal Information to third parties or advertisers in aggregate form, that is, in a manner that cannot be traced back to you. For example, HumanizeMD might tell an advertiser how many males between 20 and 30 years in age have visited the Site over a period of time.
How does HumanizeMD use and disclose your Protected Health Information?
HumanizeMD’s™ use and disclosure of your Protected Health Information is governed by HIPAA.
If the Site collects specific identifiable Protected Health Information for any reason, all Protected Health Information that might be disclosed a healthcare provider at your request HumanizeMD becomes as a Business Associate (as defined by HIPAA) according to the terms of a Business Associate Agreement between Us and that Healthcare Provider. This means that HumanizeMD may only use and disclose your Protected Health Information on behalf of, or to provide services to the Healthcare Provider according to the terms of the Business Associate Agreement. There are three exceptions to this use and disclosure rule. HumanizeMD may use and disclose your Protected Health Information (i) for its internal management and administration; (ii) to carry out its legal responsibilities; and (iii) to perform certain data aggregation services for the Healthcare Provider and other Healthcare Providers; provided that, any disclosures for Our internal management and administration or to carry out Our legal responsibilities are either required by law or made after HumanizeMD obtains reasonable assurances from the person to whom the Protected Health Information is disclosed that it will be held confidentially and used or further disclosed only as required by law or for the purpose for which it was disclosed to that person.
Some of the services available for a particular Healthcare Provider may be provided by subcontractors of HumanizeMD. The Subcontractor must comply with the same terms and conditions for the Protected Health Information that apply to HumanizeMD as a Business Associate of the Healthcare Provider.
What does HumanizeMD do to keep your Personal Information and Protected Health Information Secure?
On this Site and within HumanizeMD, We seek to use appropriate administrative, technical and physical security measures to reasonably safeguard your Personal Information and Protected Health Information under Our control from unauthorized use, release or access. For example, HumanizeMD grants access to any stored Personal Information and Protected Health Information only to authorized personnel. Moreover, when you register on-line or accesses your account information through this Site, HumanizeMD offers you the ability to use a secure server. The secure server encrypts all information that you input before it is sent to HumanizeMD.
Please be advised, however, that although HumanizeMD has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for its users, the confidentiality and security of any communication or material transmitted to or from HumanizeMD via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure at any time. When disclosing any Personal Information or Protected Health Information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information that you would not want disclosed to the public and should recognize that your use of the Internet and this Site is solely at your risk. You, alone, are ultimately responsible for maintaining the secrecy for all your Personal Information including your Protected Health Information. HumanizeMD has no responsibility or liability to anyone for the security of your Protected Health Information or any of your Personal Information transmitted via the Internet. HumanizeMD urges all of its users to be careful and responsible whenever they are on-line.
If you have any reason to believe that your interaction with HumanizeMD through this Site is no longer secure, please immediately notify Us of this problem as described in the “Further questions or comments?” section below.
What should you know about external web sites?
Can you opt-out of HumanizeMD’s™ use and disclosure of your Personal Information?
As described in the “Why does HumanizeMD need your Personal Information?” section above, the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information greatly assists HumanizeMD in creating a more personalized, relevant and intelligent service for you. Without your Personal Information, We could not deliver to you in the most beneficial way HumanizeMD’s™ valuable content and services. As discussed above in the “What Personal Information does HumanizeMD collect?” section, registration and provision of Personal Information that can be traced back to you is voluntary opt in basis. You can later change your mind and opt-out.
You may immediately opt-out:
from receiving future marketing-related e-mails from HumanizeMD by clicking on the “opt-out” link in any e-mail sent to you by HumanizeMD.
Please note that if you opt-out as described above, HumanizeMD will not be able to remove your Personal Information from the databases of Our affiliates or unaffiliated third parties with whom We have already shared your Personal Information as of the date of your opt-out request. Please also note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages from Us, HumanizeMD may still send administrative messages to you. You cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages from HumanizeMD.
Do you have the ability to access, change or remove your Personal Information?
At any time, you may contact HumanizeMD via e-mail to request:
A summary of any of your Personal Information retained by HumanizeMD;
A change to the your Personal Information maintained by HumanizeMD; or
Removal of your Personal Information from HumanizeMD’s™ database.
you should send your request to useragreement@HumanizeMD.com. In the event HumanizeMD receives such a request, HumanizeMD may require you to confirm or verify any change to your Personal Information.