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PRIVACY POLICY

About Our Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy applies to Web sites owned and operated by Access2Doctors.com.  Access 2 Doctors may share information among its subsidiaries or sites that it owns or controls, but is always protected under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

The Access 2 Doctors Web sites contain links to other sites, however, be aware that Access 2 Doctors is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on Access 2 Doctors.

If you use our Web site without registering, the only information we collect will be Non-Personal Information through the use of Cookies or Web Beacons. If you choose to register with our Web site for certain Interactive Tools or other services, we require you to submit Personally Identifiable Information. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personally Identifiable Information you submit to Access 2 Doctors. Your email address should be kept current because that it is how we communicate with you.

Access 2 Doctors gathers most of the personal information it collects on its users during an initial voluntary registration process. Although some of the personal identifying information is necessary for Access 2 Doctors is to deliver some of its valuable services, all of the personal information collected is optional with respect to use of this Site. Accordingly, Users can determine to a large extent what information they wish to submit on a voluntary basis to Access 2 Doctors.

Enforcement
Access 2 Doctors regularly reviews its compliance with this Access 2 Doctors privacy policy. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of Personal Information that cannot be resolved between an individual and Access 2 Doctors.

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at:
9494 Southwest Freeway Suite 410
Houston TX, 77074
Email: info@access2doctors.com
Call: 888-855-3666
What personally identifiable information (PII) of yours we collect
Who is collecting the information
How the information is used
With whom (if anyone) the information may be shared
What choices you have about collection, use and distribution of the information
What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and,
How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Cookies & Web Beacons
"Cookies and Web Beacons" are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser software on your computer's hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. The information collected by Cookies or web beacons

  1. enables us to personalize the viewing experience of a user of this site.
  2. helps us dynamically generate advertising and content on Web pages or in newsletters,
  3. allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our Web site and selected sponsors' and advertisers' sites,
  4. allow us to recognize user access privileges to this site, and track site usage and traffic patterns,.
  5. how many people open our emails, and
  6. for what purposes these actions are being taken. We may use Cookie information to deliver certain advertisements to your browser on our owned or operated Web sites based on areas of the Site that you have visited during the same session or to determine the popularity of certain content or advertisements.
  7. Allow users to facilitate their log-in, as navigation aids and as session timers.

 
Third Parties Collecting Non-Personal Information on Access 2 Doctors' Behalf
Third parties under contract with Access 2 Doctors may use Cookies or Web Beacons to collect Non-Personal Information about your usage of Access 2 Doctors' sites. These third parties may use this information, on our behalf, to help Access 2 Doctors deliver our advertising on other sites on the Internet based on your browsing activity on our sites. These third parties have agreed NOT to use Non-Personal Information they collect from our sites except to deliver advertisements on our behalf. If your browser is set to reject cookies, the Non-Personal Information will not be sent to these third parties and will not be used to deliver ads on third party sites.

Personally Identifiable Information We Collect About You
We collect Personally Identifiable Information, (e.g. email address, and zip code) you provide to us when you register as a member of Access 2 Doctors and/or when you update your member profile. The information you provide is used to respond to your questions, send you emails about web site maintenance and updates, and inform you of significant changes to this Privacy Policy.

Email a Physician
If you use our Email a Physician service to tell another Physician about our website or newsletter, we will ask you for your name, your email address and the physician’s email address. We will automatically send you’re the physician a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site using your name and email address as the "from" email address. Access 2 Doctors does not use your name, your email address or the physician’s email information for any other purpose. We will only use the information you provide to send the email you request.

Newsletters & Emails to You
During registration and at various times as you use Access 2 Doctors, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional newsletters via email from Access 2 Doctors and/or directly from third parties. You can chose to opt in/out as to whether you will like to receive  these emails/newsletters.  In order to subscribe to Access 2 Doctors newsletters via email, we need your contact information, like name and email address.
The unsubscribe process may take up to three (5) business days to complete.
Press "Submit" at the bottom of the page to confirm your new choices
An email will be sent to confirm the updates you make to your selection of newsletters
If you have difficulties with our unsubscribe or subscribe service, please use our Customer Support Form to write us and let us know about your problem. Access 2 Doctors Customer Service will manually unsubscribe you from that newsletter in two to three business days.

Emails You Send to Access 2 Doctors
This Privacy Policy does not apply to content, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions that you send to Access 2 Doctors by email. If you want to keep content or business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not send them in an email to Access 2 Doctors. We try to answer every email within 48 business hours, but are not always able to do so.

Information Security
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These measures are put in place to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. All individuals (employees, contractors or agents) who have access to personal information, are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination, if they fail to meet these obligations.

Data Integrity
Access 2 Doctors processes Personal Information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this privacy policy. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we process is accurate, complete, and current. However, we depend on our users to update or correct their Personal Information whenever necessary.
Accessing And Updating Personal Information
As a user, you have full access and control of your information.  You have the right make edits, or delete information from your profile. Such deletions or terminations will take immediate effect. Copies of the deleted information and/or terminated Access 2 Doctors account may take up to 90 days to be deleted from our servers.

Community, Health Communities, Blogs and other Public Forums
Access 2 Doctors features several community areas and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts. Our communities are open to the public and should not be considered private.
Any information you shared in any online community area (including Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information) like a chat room, Health Community, Ask Our Expert posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not private. You should think carefully before posting any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information in any public forum. What you post can be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we cannot control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, the information you post may also show up in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN, Bing etc.
We use third parties [like Blogger from Google] to manage the Access 2 Doctors blog(s) on our site. When you choose to reply to a post or create your own post on a Access 2 Doctors blog, you will be given the option to create an account for Google Blogger, Google will share the information you post as necessary for us and Blogger to provide continued service and to allow you to post your blogs on both the Google Blogger site and the Access 2 Doctors site. Google will share ownership of your information as necessary to continue to implement the blogs on our site and as described in the Google Blogger privacy policy. Access 2 Doctors will use your information as described in this privacy policy.

Website Registration and Interactive Tools on Access 2 Doctors
After you have registered as a member of Access 2 Doctors, you may choose to use certain Access 2 Doctors interactive content, tools and services that may ask you to voluntarily provide other types of information about yourself including Personal Health Information. Some of the tools (like certain quizzes or calculators) do not retain your Personal Health Information, while others (like Ovulation Calendar) store your Personal Health Information in accordance with the authorization you provide at the time you use the tool.

Children
This Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We are committed to protecting the privacy of children.  We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.