What Personal Information about users does MEDTING collect?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a professional, customized, and efficient experience. We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website. We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with the purpose for which it has been collected or subsequently authorized by you. We collect the following types of information from our users:
- Information You Provide to Us:
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features. The personal information you provide is used for such purposes as:
Registration: In order for you to use MEDTING services, such as submitting clinical cases to the website, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration form, we require your email address with some more basic data. In order to personalise the MEDTING and provide you proposed clinical cases and images that may be of your interest we requiere some professional information (like specialty or hospital).
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 MEDTING 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.
- Automatic Information:
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. MEDTING automatically receives and records certain 'traffic data' on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, MEDTING cookie information, and the page you requested. MEDTING uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyze trends and administer the website. MEDTING may also add on any page display the total counts that page has been viewed. This includes member profile pages.
Social sharing of data: MEDTING allows other users to browse cases that you have submitted. This information is made available via your member profile or within the permalink URL of the story in which you performed the action on. MEDTING may choose to post this data on other site features in the future.
Syndication: MEDTING allows for the RSS syndication of all of its public content within the website.
API: MEDTING will allow 3rd parties access to all MEDTING data that is already publicly available through MEDTING. MEDTING will forever keep private passwords and blog settings.
Many companies offer programs that help you to visit websites anonymously. MEDTING wants to provide you with a personalized experience and this is not possible unless we recognize you.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. MEDTING cookies do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.
Will MEDTING share any of the information it receives?
We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that
law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of
MEDTING, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your personal information may be shared with third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, and you will be able to prevent the sharing of this information by opting out.
Is Information About Me Secure?
MEDTING takes all necessary precautions to protect Your personal information both online and off-line. When MEDTING 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 administrator at MEDTING 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 MEDTING when finished, especially while using a public computer. MEDTING also protects Your personal information off-line. Direct Access to Your personal information is limited to MEDTING administrators grade of employees only, who will need that information to provide services to You. However, MEDTING 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.
Cancellation and modification of personal data
You can cancel or modify the Your personal data at any time without need to contact MEDTING administrators. We ask for few personal data while registrattion and it's much better for the user to manage himself that process. Only the user has the password of his account. There are options in the user profile menu to perform the modification of the user account.
The Site, http://medting.com, may contain links to other sites. The linked sites are not necessarily under the control of MEDTING. Please be aware that MEDTING is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. MEDTING encourages You to be aware when You leave this Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personal identifiable information. If You decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, 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 MEDTING shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the Site.
If you have any questions about this policy, we can be contacted as follows:
By email at info [@] medting [dot] com