Privacy Policy


Consumer Health Information Corporation Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 5/4/04

Consumer Health Information Corporation is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of its www.consumer-health.com website (this “Site”), and we have created this privacy policy to explain our practices and our firm commitment to our Users’ privacy.

This privacy policy discloses Consumer Health Information Corporation’s practices governing the use of information submitted to and collected by the Site.

This Site may contain links to other sites operated by third parties and that the privacy practices of these other sites may differ from those of Consumer Health Information Corporation. Please be aware that such third party web sites are not governed by this privacy policy, and Consumer Health Information Corporation does not assume any responsibility for the content or privacy practices of third party web sites that may be linked to this Site. Consumer Health Information Corporation encourages you to note when you leave this Site and to read the posted privacy policies when you visit any third party site.

Any person accessing, browsing, or otherwise using this Site, either manually or via an automated device or program, to the extent permitted hereunder, shall be considered a “User” under this privacy policy. All Users are bound by the terms of this privacy policy. If you have any questions about this Site, or Consumer Health Information Corporation’s privacy policies or the information we collect, you are welcome to address them by contacting Consumer Health Information Corporation.

What Information We Collect

Consumer Health Information Corporation may collect personally identifiable information from Users such as names and email addresses and other information that you choose to submit to us.

Consumer Health Information Corporation may also collect other individual and aggregated information about your and other Users’ use of this Site, such as IP addresses, pages visited, and other information.

Consumer Health Information Corporation will not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. By using this Site, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personal information to Consumer Health Information Corporation.

Information Usage

Consumer Health Information Corporation values your patronage and respects your right to privacy. Because we are committed to protecting your privacy, personal data relating to an identified or identifiable individual which are submitted to this Site will be collected, processed, stored, and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law. However, U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection to personal data that is available in other countries. The submission of personal data constitutes the User’s acknowledgment that he/she has read and understood this notice, and agrees to its terms.

Any email addresses and other contact information submitted through the Internet, by electronic mail or otherwise, may be collected and used by Consumer Health Information Corporation for marketing, communication and other purposes. Consumer Health Information Corporation may use such contact information for purposes including, but not limited to, sending newsletters and other mailings and electronic mailings. The User may opt out of the use of such User’s information for such purposes by submitting a written request to Consumer Health Information Corporation.

In addition, Consumer Health Information Corporation may use the information that we collect, alone or in combination with the information submitted by or collected regarding other Users, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, to facilitate systems administration and troubleshooting, and for other purposes. A User’s IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.

Non-Confidential Information

You acknowledge and agree that, except as expressly provided in this Privacy Policy, any communication or materials submitted by a User to Consumer Health Information Corporation through the Internet by electronic mail or otherwise, such as any questions, comments, suggestions or ideas, is and will be deemed as non-confidential and may be used by Consumer Health Information Corporation as the company sees fit. By submitting such communications or materials, the User agrees Consumer Health Information Corporation shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained therein for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, producing and marketing products.

Information Sharing

Consumer Health Information Corporation may share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties. If you do not want to be included in User lists, you may opt-out by submitting a written request to Consumer Health Information Corporation.

Consumer Health Information Corporation may disclose personally identifiable information about Users in special cases when we have found it necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating any Terms of Use or user agreement or may be causing injury to or interference with Consumer Health Information Corporation, its Users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Consumer Health Information Corporation also may disclose personally identifiable information as explicitly set forth in any Terms of User or user agreement agreed to by a User, or as Consumer Health Information Corporation in its sole discretion, believes is required or appropriate in order to comply with the law.

You hereby authorize the information sharing described in this privacy policy. Except as disclosed in this privacy policy, Consumer Health Information Corporation will not otherwise provide personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent.

Security

This Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. However, we cannot guarantee that such security measures will be sufficient, will not be breached, and that your information may not be disclosed or otherwise accessed in an unauthorized manner.

Policy Changes

As the Site grows and new features are added to the Site or legal requirements change, this privacy policy may be modified. Any changes to the Consumer Health Information Corporation privacy policy will be posted online so please be sure to check this privacy policy periodically. By continuing to access this Site after such changes have been posted, you agree to be bound by such changes. When Consumer Health Information Company makes changes to this privacy policy we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this privacy policy.