doctorfungus.org understands how important the privacy of personal information is to the users of our site. doctorfungus.org is committed to honoring your privacy. The document you are reading is our policy for protecting your privacy when using our Web site and it describes what information we may collect about you, what uses we may make of this information, how you can tell us what to do with your information, and what precautions we take against unauthorized access or use of your information.
- Web Site Covered
- Information We Collect
- Information We Collect from Unregistered Visitors
- Information We Collect When You Register
- Children's Privacy
- Uses We Make of Information
- Aggregate Data
- Business Transfers
- Third Parties
- Protection of Information
- General Policies
- Privacy Questions or Concerns about our Web site
Web Site Covered
Please note that doctorfungus.org (doctorfungus.org) is designed for physicians and other health care professionals. However, it is open to non-professionals as well. doctorfungus.org provides peer-reviewed articles, reference tools, medical and clinical information and resources, medical news, medical conference coverage, treatment updates, and accredited continuing education for healthcare professionals. It also has tools intended only for the use of a trained healthcare professional.
Information We Collect
Information We Collect from Unregistered Visitors
Visitors to our Web site can access the Web site's home page and browse most areas of the site without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We do track information provided to us by your browser, including the Web site you came from (known as the "referring URL"), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.
Information We Collect When You Register
Customers registering for services on our Web site are asked to provide us with identifying information, such as name, contact information, and other identifying information. On our registration screen, we clearly label which information is required for registration, and which information is optional and may be given at your discretion. You will also be given a choice about whether or not you want to receive newsletter information. doctorfungus.org Web site will ask for the customer's consent before collecting personally identifiable information.
Your Web browser can be set to allow you to control whether you will accept cookies, reject cookies, or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to you. If your browser is set to reject cookies, Web sites that are cookie-enabled will not recognize you when you return to the site, and some Web site functionality may be lost. The Help section of your browser will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies.
Although cookies do not normally contain personally identifiable information, if you are a registered user we may associate your registration information with cookies our Web site places on your computer's hard drive.
doctorfungus.org's Web site is designed and intended for use by adults, and is not intended for, nor designed to be used by children under the age of 18. Minors under the age of 18 may use our Web site only with the prior written consent of their parent or legal guardian, and then only under the direct supervision of that parent or guardian.
Uses We Make of Information
We create aggregate data about visitors to our Web site for product development and improvement activities. We also use it for market analysis. We may provide information from our Web site in aggregate form, with identifying information removed, to third parties. For example, we may tell a health care partner what percentage of our users reside in a particular geographical area.
doctorfungus.org will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the user's consent. Also, if we ask your consent to release personal healthcare information to a third party, we will use our best efforts to clearly define and limit the scope of your consent.
If we discover that a third party inadvertently disclosed personal information about any of our customers, we will take immediate action to prevent further occurrences.
Protection of Information
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and other measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction, and accidental loss. We also protect your information by requiring that all our employees and others who have access to or are associated with the processing of your data respect your confidentiality.
Privacy Questions or Concerns about our Web site
For privacy questions or concerns about doctorfungus.org's, please
This policy was last updated on September 12, 2002.