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Privacy Policy   Privacy Policy understands how important the privacy of personal information is to the users of our site. 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.

About this Privacy Policy
  1. Web Site Covered
  2. Privacy Policy Changes
  3. Information We Collect
  4. Information We Collect from Unregistered Visitors
  5. Information We Collect When You Register
  6. Use of Cookies
  7. Children's Privacy
  8. Uses We Make of Information
  9. Aggregate Data
  10. Business Transfers
  11. Third Parties
  12. Protection of Information
  13. General Policies
  14. Privacy Questions or Concerns about our Web site
  15. Terms of Use

Web Site Covered

This privacy policy applies only to Please note that ( is designed for physicians and other health care professionals. However, it is open to non-professionals as well. 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.

This privacy policy only applies to Web site. You should read the privacy policy at each Web site that you visit after you leave our site. We are not responsible for how other Web sites treat your privacy.

Privacy Policy Changes

As our privacy policies change in significant ways, we will make every effort to notify you of the changes by posting privacy policy changes on our Web site in a timely manner.

Information We Collect

In this section of our privacy policy, we discuss the different types of information we may collect about you and the ways in which we collect them.

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. Web site will ask for the customer's consent before collecting personally identifiable information.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are a technology used by the Web site to identify a user as the user moves through the Web site. Your browser allows us to place some information on your computer's hard drive that identifies the computer you are using. We use cookies to personalize our Web site and to track your usage across all of our Web site.

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.

Children's Privacy'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

In this section of our privacy policy, we identify the ways we may use information about you that we have collected.

Aggregate Data

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.

Business Transfers

If we transfer our Web site to another company, we will require them to honor the applicable terms of this privacy policy.

Third Parties 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

In this section of our privacy policy, we discuss the security measures we take to protect information that we have collected about you.

General Policies

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's, please contact us.

Terms of Use

Our terms of use agreements can be found here.

Revision date: This policy was last updated on September 12, 2002.

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