Medmetnews Inc., doing business as MediClim® ("MediClim®") is committed to protecting your privacy, and maintaining a general policy of openness about how we collect, use and disclose your Personal Information (as defined below).
The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about our practices relating to the collection, use, disclosure and protection of Personal Information that may be provided through access to, or use of, our website, and related services and publications. BY SUBSCRIBING TO OUR E-MAIL ALERT SYSTEM OR USING OUR WEBSITE (the "Site"), YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (AS DEFINED BELOW) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT.
This Privacy Statement also explains how you can contact us if you have a question about, want to make a change to, or want to delete any Personal Information that MediClim® may be maintaining about you. We strongly recommend that you take the time to read this Privacy Statement and refer to it from time to time.
A NOTE TO NON-CANADIAN USERS
YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, USE, DISCLOSURE AND OTHER PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE COLLECTED, USED, DISCLOSED OR OTHERWISE PROCESSED IN CANADA. CANADIAN LAWS RELATING THERETO MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY.
What Personal Information We Collect
For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, "Personal Information" is defined as information about an identifiable individual, or information that allows an individual to be identified.
The Personal Information collected by MediClim® upon subscription to our e-mail newsletter includes the following:
* age, sex, postal code and e-mail address;
* Health information, particularly relating to the type of e-mail alerts you would like to receive.
We use your Personal Information to:
* Develop and maintain our relationship with you and communicate with you.
* We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
Disclosure of Personal Information
When We Disclose Your Personal Information
Except with your consent or as otherwise provided herein, we will not sell, license, trade or rent your Personal Information to or with any third party.
MediClim® may share Personal Information with third parties engaged to assist us in providing services (including but not limited to software development, website development and hosting, data processing, document management and office administration) to you or to carry out one or more of the purposes described above. These service providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are required to protect Personal Information disclosed by MediClim® and to comply with the privacy principles described in this Privacy Statement.
MediClim® reserves the right to disclose Personal Information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so.
MediClim® also reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer Personal Information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale (including a liquidation, realization, foreclosure or repossession), lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, transfer, conveyance or financing of all or any portion of MediClim® or of any of the business or assets or shares of MediClim® or a division thereof in order for you to continue to receive the same products and services from the third party acquirer.
Knowledge and Consent
MediClim® COLLECTS PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU ONLY WHEN YOU VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE IT. We will seek consent for the use and/or disclosure of your Personal Information at the time of collection. In certain circumstances, consent may be sought after the information has been collected but before use (for example, when we want to use information for a purpose not previously identified).
The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the Personal Information and the reasonable expectations of the individual in the circumstances.
You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, please contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with certain services or information that may be of value to you.
We will not, as a condition of the supply of a product or service, require you to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of information beyond that required to fulfill the explicitly specified and legitimate purposes for which the information is being provided.
When you visit our website, we place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on your web browser and later retrieve. The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookies. Aggregate, but not individual, cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
MediClim® shall protect your Personal Information by security measures appropriate to the information we collect.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Retention of Your Personal Information
MediClim® retains your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. When that need has ended, your Personal Information will be removed from our system and destroyed in a manner that ensures your security.
Personal Information That We Collect from You About Others
If you decide to invite a friend or family member to join MediClim® we will collect your e-mail address as well as your friend’s or family member’s e-mail address in order to send this e-mail. This information is used once only and is not saved in our database.
Collection of Information from Children
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). However, if children under the age of thirteen (13) provide us with personal information, a parent or legal guardian should request that we delete this information from our files by sending us an email. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete this from our files.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
MediClim® reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement at anytime without notice. We therefore advise that you review this Privacy Statement from time to time. The Privacy Statement posted at any time or from time to time via this Site shall be deemed to be the Privacy Statement then in effect.
Access to, Correcting, Updating or Deleting Your Information
You may, at any time, access, correct update or request that we delete you Personal Information from our database by contacting us as provided below or as indicated on the website. If MediClim® determines not to provide you access to your Personal Information, we will provide an explanation.
You can help us maintain the accuracy of your Personal Information by notifying us of any changes to this information. You may contact MediClim® in any one of the following ways to request access to or correction or update of your Personal Information: