Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CMA

Privacy Statement

The San Diego County Medical Society is committed to protecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement applies to the San Diego County Medical Society website and governs data collection and usage. By using the San Diego County Medical Society website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The San Diego County Medical Society collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. The San Diego County Medical Society also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the San Diego County Medical Society. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by the San Diego County Medical Society for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the San Diego County Medical Society website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the San Diego County Medical Society public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The San Diego County Medical Society does not read any of your private online communications.

The San Diego County Medical Society encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the San Diego County Medical Society website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. The San Diego County Medical Society is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the San Diego County Medical Society and the San Diego County Medical Society family of websites.

Use of Your Personal Information

The San Diego County Medical Society collects and uses your personal information to operate the San Diego County Medical Society website and to deliver the services you have requested. The San Diego County Medical Society also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the San Diego County Medical Society and its affiliates. The San Diego County Medical Society may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The San Diego County Medical Society does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. The San Diego County Medical Society may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offer that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique, personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the San Diego County Medical Society may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the San Diego County Medical Society, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The San Diego County Medical Society does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The San Diego County Medical Society keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the San Diego County Medical Society website in order to determine what San Diego County Medical Society services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the San Diego County Medical Society to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The San Diego County Medical Society will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the San Diego County Medical Society or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the San Diego County Medical Society; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the San Diego County Medical Society website or the public.

Use of Cookies

The San Diego County Medical Society website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize San Diego County Medical Society pages or register with the San Diego County Medical Society website or services, a cookie helps the San Diego County Medical Society recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same San Diego County Medical Society website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so that you can easily use the San Diego County Medical Society features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the San Diego County Medical Society services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

The San Diego County Medical Society secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The San Diego County Medical Society secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to This Statement

The San Diego County Medical Society will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. The San Diego County Medical Society encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the San Diego County Medical Society is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The San Diego County Medical Society welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that the San Diego County Medical Society has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the San Diego County Medical Society at SDCMS@SDCMS.com We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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