- What personally identifiable information is collected from You through this App.
- How the information is used.
- How the information may be shared.
- How DOCSPERA protects Your information.
- How You can seek to correct any inaccuracies in the information.
- What DOCSPERA's contact address is for privacy questions.
1. WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF YOURS IS COLLECTED
a. Information collection and use
During the collection of information at the Profile section on the App, you are required to give your contact information (such as name, address, birth date, physician license information, medical school, institutional affiliations, eMail address and the like). An eMail address and birth date is used to confirm Your identity. An eMail address is also used to contact You about the materials and information on the App. When the App requests Your identity, the App will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. All of your professional information may be authenticated against a third party provider.
c. Personal Profile
Once a registered participant, You may provide additional information in Your personal profile describing your credentials, professional experiences, academic background, biography and the like. Your personal profile shall be available for viewing by other registered participants of DOCSPERA and will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Providing additional information in Your personal profile beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional and can be altered or removed by You at any time.
d. IP Addresses
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a set of numbers that serve as that computer's Internet Protocol or "IP" address. When You request a page from any page within the Site, any data from the App or open an HTML eMail from DocSpera, our Web servers automatically recognize and collect Your IP address and may collect Your domain name, web browser type, device agent, the web pages, document or sites that you visit just before or just after the Site, the pages/documents you view on the Site/App, and the dates and times that you visit.
e. Third Party eMail Addresses
For the purposes of inviting and introducing third parties to DOCSPERA, You will be given the option to import or otherwise provide eMail addresses of third parties to DOCSPERA. On so doing, DOCSPERA will not store your password for the third party site from which such eMail addresses where imported.
f. Children's and Minor's Privacy
DOCSPERA strongly encourages parents and guardians to supervise the online activities of their minor children and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers to help provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools also can prevent minors from disclosing their name, address, and other personally identifiable information online without parental permission. Although the Site is not intended for use by minors, DOCSPERA respects the privacy of minors who may inadvertently use the Internet. Consistent with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) without requiring parental consent. Any person who provides their personal information to DOCSPERA through the Site represents that they are 13 years of age or older.
g. "Cookies" Information
h. Opt Out Procedures
Upon initial communication from DOCSPERA, You may opt-out of receiving further communications from DOCSPERA except for Site/App and service announcement updates (see 5.c). To be completely removed from the DOCSPERA mailing list, You may contact email@example.com. If You are using an eMail forwarding service or other similar service please make sure to include the correct eMail address or addresses.
2. HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED
DOCSPERA uses the information that we collect to provide to you all of the features and services found on the Site.
b. Use of Personal Health Information
Unless otherwise agreed between You and DOCSPERA, DOCSPERA does not collect personal health information about individuals and DOCSPERA does not collect or maintain information that would associate this submission with a specific patient or individual. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule, which took effect on April 14, 2003, allows for the use of de-identified health information so long as identifiers have been "stripped" and a key is not disclosed that would allow the information to be re-identified. DOCSPERA does not possess a key to re-identify patient data.
c. Sale of Assets, Merger, Acquisition, Bankruptcy
Information collected from You may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale or acquisition, merger or bankruptcy involving DOCSPERA.
d. Cookies and Automatically Collected Information
e. Log Files
DOCSPERA may use information it collects to analyze trends, administer the Site, track Your movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use and to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, and to create new features and functionality.
3. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED
DOCSPERA may share aggregated demographic information with DOCSPERA's partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. DOCSPERA shall not be liable for the transfer of any personal identification information resulting from loss or distribution of data, the delineation or corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism or any other event beyond DOCSPERA's control.
DOCSPERA may partner with another party to provide specific services. When You sign up for these services, DOCSPERA will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. Per DOCSPERA's contractual arrangements with parties, these parties are not all o wed to use personally identifiable information except for the explicit purpose of providing these services.
DOCSPERA maintains a strict "No-Spam" policy, which means that DOCSPERA does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give y our eMail address to a third party without Your consent.
d. Legal Requests
e. DOCSPERA Private Networks
When you participate in DocSpera Networks including, but not limited to, Articles and Post Comments, Your name and IP address may be recorded for purposes of maintaining Your own account within the Networks, and preventing abuses of the Networks (see Networks or online community rules for more details). This information is not used to personally identify You outside the DOCSPERA community. In order to diffuse the information in the Site's Networks to a wider audience, DOCSPERA may, from time to time, collect some of Your postings and group them together to use in a specific publication, print, electronic mailing or other public dissemination. At no point however will Your name or IP address be revealed in any publication. In addition, when Your postings are used in this fashion, they may be edited to fit with the general content of the publication being prepared. It is important to remember that whenever You voluntarily disclose personal information in a Networks, through eMail or elsewhere, that information can be collected and used by others. If Your personal information is accessible to the public, You may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of Your personal information. You may participate in any Networks offered through DOCSPERA, but You agree not to post any material the content of which (i) is defamatory, libelous, obscene, indecent, abusive, threatening to others, or in violation of any law; or (ii) infringes the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party. You will be solely responsible for all content that you post on any Networks of DOCSPERA. You agree to indemnify DOCSPERA and its officers and employees from and against all liabilities, judgments, damages, and costs (including attorney's fees) incurred by any of them which arise out of or are related to the content that you post. Networks are intended only for the personal use of DOCSPERA subscribers, and may not be used for commercial purposes or for organized political activity.
f. Operation of Site.
4. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
a. Confidentiality and Security
DOCSPERA takes precautions to protect Your personal information both online and off-line. When DOCSPERA requests that You enter sensitive information, that information is encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other security protocol, which encrypts the information you input. No one at DOCSPERA will have knowledge of Your password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log off from DOCSPERA when finished using a shared computer. DOCSPERA also protects Your personal information off-line. Access to Your personal information is limited to employees, agents or partners and third parties with whom we are working who DOCSPERA reasonably believes will need that information to provide services to You. However, DOCSPERA is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of your own personal information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such partners and third parties.
The Site/App, may contain links to other sites or apps. The linked sites are not necessarily under the control of DOCSPERA. Please be aware that DOCSPERA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites/apps. DOCSPERA encourages You to be aware when You leave this Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site / app that collects personally identifiable information. If You decide to access any of the third-party sites/apps linked to this Site/App, You do this entirely at Your own risk. Any links to any partner of the Site should be the responsibility of the linking party, and DOCSPERA shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the Site/App.
5. CORRECTING INACCURACIES
a. Correction/Updating Personal Information
If Your personally identifiable information changes (such as address or payment information), or if You no longer desire to use DOCSPERA, You can update Your profile on the Profile section of App. DOCSPERA will endeavor to correct, update or remove Your personal data provided to DOCSPERA.
b. Notification of Changes
Using the DOCSPERA services or accessing the Site after a notice of changes has been sent to you or published on our Site shall constitute Your consent to the changed terms and you agree that it is your responsibility to periodically review the Terms of Service and these Privacy Policies periodically, whether you are notified of changes or not.
c. Site and Service Updates
As necessary, DOCSPERA may send You Site and service announcement updates. You are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the App. DOCSPERA communicates via eMail with You to provide requested services and to resolve issues relating to Your accounts.
d. Consent to This Policy
6. WHAT IS DOCSPERA'S CONTACT ADDRESS FOR PRIVACY QUESTIONS
Should You have questions about this policy or DOCSPERA's information collection, use and disclosure practices, You may contact us at the address firstname.lastname@example.org or Compliant Innovations, Inc. 150 West Iowa Ave. Sunnyvale CA 94086). We will use reasonable efforts to respond promptly to requests, questions or concerns You may have regarding our use of personal information about You. Except where required by law, DOCSPERA cannot ensure a response to questions or comments regarding topics unrelated to this policy or DOCSPERA's privacy practices.
Last Update: February 14th, 2016