This Privacy Notice explains MedicalHopes’ online/website information practices and the choices you as an individual can make with regard to how your personally identifiable information/data as defined and protected under applicable law (“Personal Information”) may be collected, handled, stored, used and shared. By accessing and using this website you are willingly consenting to the terms herein, aiming to be legally bound.
How Personal Information May Be Collected
Personal Information you may submit to this site (please do not submit any Personal Information to MedicalHopes / us if you are under 18 years of age), including, any registration screen or other screen which prompts you to provide information or your consent to MH, any Communication you send through or to/from this site, your contribution in any exchange on this site or any other contact / interaction with or activity on this site.
Personal Information MH may receive from any gadgets/devices, browser or application which you use to access or use this site.
Personal Information MH may receive from third parties including, but not limited to, third parties that you agree to provide Personal Information to MH.
Personal Information that MH may collect from other sources.
Personal Information MH or other parties which maintain a presence on or interact with this website, may collect through standard technology, including, but not limited to “cookies” when you keep a presence or interact with this site. In regard to cookies, you can do setting to your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and give you an option to accept or reject it.
Personal Information MH may gather based on your visit to this site or your interaction with this site to improve your experience on this site.
How Personal Information May Be Processed
Personal Information may be processed by MH or third parties as a result of your specific interaction with the site, MH and third parties; or the specific interaction of the site, MH or third parties with you or your business.
How Personal Information May Be Used
MH may use your Personal Information for purpose of providing products/services, marketing or advertising to you.
MH may use your Personal Information for purposes of improving your experience on this site.
MH may use your Personal Information for purpose of improving security relating to the site.
MH may use your Personal Information for purpose of measuring the performance of the site or measurement of user metrics.
MH may use your Personal Information for operational, troubleshooting and customer service purpose pertaining to you.
MH may use your Personal Information for purpose of enforcing our agreement with you.
MH may use your Personal Information for purpose of complying with our legal obligations as required by applicable rules, regulations and law.
How Personal Information May Be Shared
MH may share your Personal Information internally within MH.
MH may share your Personal Information in connection with news and other publications of MH.
MH may share your Personal Information with its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders and employees.
MH may share your Personal Information with third parties (including, advertisers) with whom MH has a business relationship, for purposes of products/services provision, marketing or advertising.
MH may share your Personal Information with third parties that perform services for MH or you.
MH may generally share your Personal Information per applicable rules, regulations and laws.
MH may share certain of your Personal Information with other users of the site as part of offerings on the site or your use of the site generally.
How Certain Personal Information Shall Not Be Shared / Used
MH shall not share your user name, password with any party.
MH shall not share your credit card information with any party other than the card carrier or its authorized service processing agents.
Security as to Certain Personal Information
MH makes every effort, in accordance with applicable rules, regulations and laws and generally accepted computer industry standards, to maintain fitting electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your user name, credit card information and password, stop it from unauthorized access, and guarantee its correct use and transmission.
Required Disclosure of Personal Information
We may reveal any Personal Information about you as allowed or required by applicable rules, regulations or laws, or as essential based on our good faith belief to conform or comply with applicable rules, regulations and laws or to protect MH, this site, its users, or the public.
Deleting Personal Information
You must contact MH personally and in writing in reference to deleting any of your Personal Information, in whole or in part, from the site as provided for in this Privacy Notice.
All “deleted” Personal Information will continue to remain on MH’s server in a dormant status.
In all events, however, any election for MH to cease further collection, processing or use of your Personal Information shall apply prospectively and MH shall not be under any obligation or liability to delete any records of MH which may contain your Personal Information which MH is permitted or required to maintain under applicable rules, regulations or laws.
HOWEVER, IF AFTER YOU MAKE A REQUEST OF MH TO OPT-OUT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, AND YOU RE-ENGAGE WITH THE SITE AS A REGISTERED USER, NON-REGISTERED USER COMMUNICATING THROUGH, TO/FROM THE SITE, OR SUBSCRIBING TO NEWS AND PUBLICATIONS OF MH OR VISITING THE SITE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE AGAIN COLLECTED, PROCESSED AND USED BY THIS SITE PER THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THIS PRIVACY NOTICE.
While MH strives to protect your privacy, please be aware that we are unable to guarantee complete security of your Personal Information.
MH does not guarantee nor does it grant any assurances that the site and its Content will not be accessed by unauthorized persons, however, MH does undertake all commercially practicable steps in agreement with generally accepted computer industry standards to avoid or minimize unauthorized access.
In addition, the following conditions in connection with your Personal Information render such information outside the scope of this Privacy Notice:
Each browser has its own features that allow you to modify your privacy settings and you assume responsibility for the privacy settings linked with your browser.
Clicking on any linked site/advertising banners appearing on the website will take you to third party web sites, which are subject to other privacy practices that may be different from this Privacy Notice.
Any Personal Information, revealed in any Communications, including, chat rooms, message boards, forums, social networking sites, and/or news groups that are available to visitors who access and use this site may become part of the public domain.
Your account may be accessed and used by unapproved third parties due to your negligence in not safeguarding your username or password or your disclosure of your user name and/or password to others.
Web beacons or bots may be used by other users or third parties through this site, without MH’s knowledge, to monitor and collect data about your activities on the internet, which data, may or may not, include Personal Information.
Communications, including, one or more messages once posted on this site, will be stored and cached permanently and may be accessed or stored by third parties even if MH were to remove such.
MH has no obligation or liability regarding security breaches or circumstances that render Personal Information outside the scope of this Privacy Notice.
About Advertisers, Third-party Ad Servers, Ad Networks, Linked Sites & Browsers
Some third-party ad servers, linked sites or ad networks use technology to send the advertisements and links that appear on MH directly to your browsers. They automatically collect your IP address and other applicable information about you when this happens.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these advertisers, third-party ad servers, ad networks and linked sites for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.
MH’s Privacy Notice does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of advertisers, third-party ad servers, linked sites and ad networks.
MH’s Privacy Notice does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of web browser providers.
The terms of the Legal Notice for this site apply.
MH may revise this Privacy Notice from time to time by posting an updated copy of it to the site and/or by electronic notification.
Information other than Personal Information is not subject to this Privacy Notice and may be collected and used by MH pursuant to applicable rules, regulations and laws. Additionally, for the avoidance of doubt, non-Personal Information, such as business or commercial information provided by you to MH, is not subject to any protection by MH except, where MH has executed with you a separate confidentiality agreement.
Notwithstanding the consent given by you for MH to collect, process, store, use and share Personal Information, MH may do so but is under no obligation to do so and in particular, MH has no obligation to store any Personal Information on your behalf.
For the prevention of doubt, your information in the public domain or your information which is not clear and protected under applicable law as Personal Information is not subject to privacy protection by MH.