NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
Effective Date: January 1, 2021
Information We Collect
If you are a patient and your physician has entered you into our system, when you use our Site, we may collect the following information from you:
- Your name and contact information (such as email address, phone number and shipping address); and
- Information related to payment for your prescriptions, such as insurance information or credit card information;
Note that we will also collect information from your physician related to your prescription.
If you are a physician, when you use our Site we may collect the following information from you:
- Your name and contact information (such as email address, phone number and mailing address);
- Your NPI number and professional license number;
- Information related to the patients you are treating, including any information you submit related to your patients (such as name, prescription, and other identifying information related to your patient); and
- Any other information necessary under state or federal law for a valid prescription.
For all users, we may also collect the following information related to your use of the Site.
- Information you provide to us if you communicate with us (for example by sending us comments or questions);
- Your device parameters such as the type of device you are using, the date and time of your Site access, your browser type, IP address and other information related to how your device is interacting with our Site; and
- The location of the device you are using to access our Site.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
When you use the Site we automatically collect and store some information about you and your device through cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. We use these technologies to enhance your experience on our Site. A “cookie” is a small data file sent from a website and stored on your device to identify your device in the future and allow for an enhanced personalized user experience. A “session cookie” disappears after you close your web browser, or may expire after a fixed period of time. A “persistent cookie” remains after you close your web browser and may be accessed every time you use our Site. We may use both session and persistent cookies. You should consult your web browser to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from us, you may not be able to use certain features of our Site.
How We Use and Disclose Information
The information you provide will be accessible to any provider engaged by us to provide services through the Site. We may use your contact information, including your email address, to contact you for administrative purposes such as responding to your questions, acknowledging a payment, or providing you with information.
We use the information that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all features of the Site.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may disclose your information if required to do so by law to comply with state and federal laws, in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.
We also reserve the right to disclose your information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to: (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Site, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights, property, or safety of others.
Information may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets, to the extent and in the way as prescribed by applicable law.
Aggregate information is information that describes the habits, usage patterns and/or demographics of users as a group but does not reveal the identity of particular users. We may use aggregate information within The Academy of Oxidative Stress Disorders to understand the needs of individuals using the Site.
https://academyosd.com uses appropriate physical, managerial, and technical safeguards that are designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal data that we collect and maintain against accidental or unlawful loss, theft and misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration destruction, or any other type of unlawful processing. Unfortunately, no web site, server or database is completely secure. The Academy cannot guarantee that your information will not be disclosed, misused or lost by accident or by the unauthorized acts of others.
Storage of Information Collected
Information we collect may be stored or processed in locations other than the jurisdiction in which you live or work. In such cases, we will work to ensure that any vendor we use in that location has the appropriate protections in place. By using our Site you consent to the collection, storage, and processing of your information in any country to which we may transfer it in the course of our business operations.
Do Not Track
Our Site does not support Do Not Track requests at this time. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit https://www.eff.org/issues/do-not-track.
California Shine the Light Law
California’s “Shine the Light” law, permits individuals who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of Your User Registration Information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. If you would like to make a request for information under the Shine the Light law, please contact us by email at [email protected] Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge.
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