Intelligent Medical Decisions, Inc. (iMD) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that
gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy
applies to the iMD website and governs data collection and usage. iMD has also
implemented measures to comply with the principles of the
EU-US Safe Harbor Program. By using the iMD website, you consent to the data
practices described in this statement.
iMD encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose
to link to from iMD so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use
and share your information. iMD is not responsible for the privacy statements
or other content on Web sites outside of the iMD and iMD family of Web sites.
The content contained on the iMD website is provided “as is” and solely for general informational purposes.
The content does not constitute medical, legal or other professional advice on any subject matter.
iMD makes no representation, warranty, or guaranty whatsoever to any information that may be exchanged through the iMD website.
Should you choose to rely on any professional opinion on the iMD website you do so at your own risk.
No person or organization shall be liable to you or to your institution for any liability, loss, or damage whatsoever that may arise from your use of the iMD website.
Collection of Personal Information
iMD may collect personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address,
name, home or work address or telephone number. iMD may also collect anonymous
demographic information that is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender,
preferences, interests and favorites. Such information is not collected except when
it is provided on a voluntary basis. On occasions when personal information is required
to provide the services you requested, you will be informed why iMD is asking
for this information.
iMD may also automatically collect information about your computer hardware
and software. This information can include, but is not limited to: your IP address,
browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through iMD public message boards, this information
may be collected and used by others. Note: iMD does not read any of your private
Use of Personal Information
iMD collects and uses your personal information to operate the iMD Web site
and deliver the services you have requested. iMD also uses your personal information
to inform you of other products or services available from iMD and its affiliates.
iMD may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of
current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Information about your computer hardware and software is used for the operation
of the iMD service and to maintain the quality of the service. We also use non-identifying
and aggregate information about the use of our Web site to provide general statistics
regarding the use of the iMD Web site. iMD also keeps track of the Web sites
and pages our customers visit within iMD, in order to determine what iMD services
are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising
within iMD to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a
particular subject area.
You give permission to iMD to use the information you supplied to form part
of a database which may then be licensed to sponsors or other third parties to identify
investigators to become involved in clinical trials and for other related purposes.
You acknowledge and agree that once you have submitted said information to iMD
then iMD will be free to use the information as set out herein, and where this
information is incorporated into databases by iMD, then iMD will be the owner
of all rights in such databases, including copyright rights. You will receive no
compensation in connection with any of the foregoing.
iMD may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners
about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your
unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number)
is not transferred to the third party.
In addition, iMD 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 iMD, and they are required to maintain the
confidentiality of your information.
iMD does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race,
religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
iMD will keep your personally identifiable information private and will not
share it with third parties outside its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates.
iMD 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 iMD or
the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of iMD; and, (c) act under
exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of iMD, or the public.
The iMD Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page 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 iMD's pages, or register with
iMD site or services, a cookie helps iMD to 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 iMD Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so
you can easily use the iMD 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 iMD services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
iMD secures the information you provide on computer servers in a controlled,
secure environment that is protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other
Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket
Layer (SSL) protocol.
iMD has implemented measures to comply with the Safe Harbor
principles defined by the United States Department of Commerce. These principles
apply to the transfer of personal information from the European Union to the United
Where iMD collects personal information directly from
individuals in the EU, iMD will inform individuals about the purposes for which
it collects and uses information about them, the types of third parties to which
it discloses the information and the choices and means the organization offers individuals
for limiting its use and disclosure.
This notice will be provided in clear language in a conspicuous
manner at the same time individuals are first asked to provide personal information
to iMD, or as soon as possible thereafter, and in any event before iMD uses
or discloses information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally
iMD will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (opt-out)
whether their personal information is (a) to be disclosed to a non-agent third party,
or (b) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally
collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
For sensitive personal information, iMD will give individuals
affirmative and explicit choice (opt-in) to allow their information to be disclosed
to a non-agent third party or to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for
which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
iMD will provide individuals with reasonable mechanisms
to exercise their choices.
iMD will disclose personal information to third parties
pursuant to the Notice and Choice principles set forth above.
In the event that iMD wants to transfer Personal Data
to a third party that is acting as its agent, iMD will obtain assurances from
the third party that it:
- subscribes to the Safe Harbor Principles
- is subject to the EU Directive 95/46/EC
- is subject to another adequacy finding, or
- enters into a written agreement with iMD requiring that the third party
provide at least the same level of privacy protection as is required by the
relevant Safe Harbor Principles
iMD will take reasonable precautions to protect personal
information collected from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration
iMD will seek to ensure that personal information collected
is processed in a way which is compatible with the purposes for which it was originally
collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. iMD will take reasonable
steps to ensure that the data is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete
Upon request, iMD will grant individuals reasonable access
to personal information possessed by iMD. In addition, upon request, iMD will
take reasonable steps to provide individuals with a means to correct, amend, or
delete information that is found to be inaccurate or incomplete.
iMD has put in place internal, self-assessment procedures
for periodic reviews of its relevant privacy practices to ensure compliance with
the principles set forth in this Policy.
Questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of personal information should be directed to Intelligent Medical Decisions, Inc. at email@example.com. iMD will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy.
In the event that a complaint cannot be resolved between
iMD and any complainant, iMD will cooperate and participate in the dispute resolution
procedures of the panel established by the EU data protection authorities to resolve
Changes to this Statement
iMD will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy
to reflect company and customer feedback. iMD encourages you to periodically review
this Statement to be informed of how iMD is protecting your information.
iMD welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of
Privacy. If you believe that iMD has not adhered to this Statement, please contact
Intelligent Medical Decisions, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the
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