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Privacy Policy

At GeneMedRx , we are committed to respecting your privacy. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We take this trust very seriously, and that's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. This policy allows us to document our commitment to you that we will not sell or share your personally identifiable information, including your name, email address, or the information you look up in our medical references, without your permission or as required by law.

The GeneMedRx Privacy Policy set out below describes our policies and practices regarding the information we collect from you, how we use that information, and our commitment to you to safeguard that information.

What information does GeneMedRx collect?

At times, we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information.

Generally this information is requested when you register for a software subscription or when you provide information in connection with an online transaction. For example:

  • When you order, we ask you for your name, email address, shipping and billing addresses, telephone number, and credit card information so that we can complete the transaction.
  • When you register with GeneMedRx , we ask for demographic and contact information including your name, email address, profession, and specialty so that we can provide you with more customized service and information.
  • There may be other instances when we ask you for information. For example, when you participate in a survey or test or when you enter a contest or other promotional event, we may ask for additional personal information. The information collected, its purpose, and how/by whom it will be used will be explained to you at the point of collection.

We also may collect and store certain information automatically. This information will not be shared with anyone beyond the web site support staff, except when required by law enforcement investigation, and will be used only as a source of anonymous statistical information. This information may include:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which You access the Internet, either Your individual address or the proxy provided by Your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • Date and time You access our site.
  • Pages You view (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose that page).
  • Web address of the site from which You linked directly to our site.
  • Browser version and operating system of the computer You are using.

GeneMedRx is the sole owner of the information collected on the GeneMedRx web site. GeneMedRx collects personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

We may use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site’s technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

Will GeneMedRx share the information it collects with others?

Please be assured that GeneMedRx :

  • Does not share or sell our subscribers' names, email addresses or contact information;
  • Does not disclose the identity of our subscribers; and
  • Does not disclose information on how subscribers are using GeneMedRx products except in aggregate or non-personally identifiable form.

GeneMedRx may provide aggregate or non-personally identifiable statistics about our customers, sales, product usage or traffic patterns, and related website information, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. For example, we may share aggregated demographic data about our subscribers, such as the number of GeneMedRx subscribers in California or that psychiatrists have more need for drug interaction information relating to psychotropic drugs than primary care practitioners. We may also post de-identified information that is of use to our subscribers such as the Most Frequent Interactions.

Note: We obviously must disclose certain information to credit card processors when you make an online purchase. The service providers we use are not permitted to use your information for any secondary purposes. GeneMedRx may also disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of subscribers of our website and products, the public, or GeneMedRx , and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements. No other disclosures of personally identifiable information will be made without your prior consent.

How does GeneMedRx protect your information?

GeneMedRx safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures.

These procedures include limiting access to the information in various ways depending on the nature of the information as well as training our employees on the proper handling of subscriber information. While we believe we have taken appropriate measures to protect the information that we have received, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.

When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, we take extra steps to protect this data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

What access does GeneMedRx give you to your personal information?

You may delete any inaccuracies or update your GeneMedRx profile, including your personal information and email preferences, at any time.

You have the option of correcting, updating and/or changing contact and demographic information and other information previously provided and stored in our database. If you wish to correct, update or change your information, simply check the box next to“Let me check/edit my information’ when logging into the program

How does GeneMedRx use "cookies" and log files?

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on our website to help us provide you with a more personalized experience. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent that if you would rather not store the information for future use. Disabling cookies in your browser, however, may prevent access to some parts of our website.

As is true of most websites, we gather and use certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp. We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the website, to track users’ movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our website.

How does GeneMedRx link with other websites?

The GeneMedRx website contains links to and from other websites. GeneMedRx does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.

Does GeneMedRx keep email addresses of recipients who receive forwarded content?

If you chose to use our service to send a colleague or friend clinical information from a GeneMedRx communication (e.g. email) or from GeneMedRx Online (refer a friend, interaction report), we will ask for that person's email address. We will automatically send a one-time email with the clinical information requested by the sender. GeneMedRx does not use the recipients email address for anything other than the intended one time use. GeneMedRx does not store the recipients email address except in the case when the recipient requests we include them in future GeneMedRx communications.

Is GeneMedRx responsible for personally identifiable information on our blog or bulletin board?

If you contribute to a blog or bulletin board on the GeneMedRx website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

Is this privacy statement subject to change?

Yes. The GeneMedRx Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time.

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by GeneMedRx as disclosed in this statement. If we decide to materially change our privacy practices, we will post a prominent notice of those changes on the homepage and/or send an email so that you are always kept informed of what data we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page for changes from time to time to make sure you are aware of our latest privacy practices.

Important Terms

In this policy, when we use the term "we" or "our", we mean both GeneMedRx and third parties with whom GeneMedRx contracts to assist in its business operations. These contractors may, however, only access your information in furtherance of their services to GeneMedRx and may not use or disclose your information except as permitted by GeneMedRx .

What is "personally identifiable" information?

When reviewing any privacy policy on the Internet, you should be familiar with the terms "personally identifiable" and "non-personally identifiable" information. "Personally identifiable information" is any information that can be used to identify, contact or locate you as an individual, as well as any additional data tied to such information. Common examples are your name and email address, along with purchase information associated with those fields. Non-personally identifiable information is information — either in "profile" or "aggregate" form — that, in contrast, is not intended to identify you as an individual. For instance, we may store a profile of an oncologist in New York without linking this information to a name, address, or other personally identifiable information. We may also aggregate information to produce general data, such as figures that show that half of our subscribers are over thirty-five years old.

How to send us feedback

Our goal is to respect your privacy and we encourage user feedback to help us improve our privacy policies. If you have any questions or suggestions about this privacy statement, please contact us at: info@genelex.com.

Genelex Corp.
800 Second Ave. Ste. One
Seattle, WA 88548

Privacy policy updated November 19, 2008

 

 

 

GeneMedRx has not been reviewed or approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and cannot be used to diagnose or treat any disease or other health condition.

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