Wounds911.com Privacy Policy

We understand how important the privacy of personal information is to our users. Our Privacy Policy will explain what information we collect about you and about your use of Wounds911.com and our services.  Our Privacy Policy will explain how your personal information is used, as well as how we protect that information.  Please read our Privacy Policy, carefully.

Our Privacy Policy applies to websites owned and operated by Wounds911.com, that are intended for use by all healthcare professionals, as well as the general public., including the mobile version of our site and our Mobile Device Applications (Apps.)

Information Collected About You

Registration

You may use all of the features of Wounds911.com without registering.  If you choose to register, you will be required to provide certain personal information, including a username and password.  You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the personal information that you submit to Wounds911.com.

Wounds911.com Blogs and Other Public Forums

Wounds911.com features a blog and other public forums where users with similar interests, regarding certain medical conditions, can share information and support one another, or where users can ask questions for experts/colleagues to answer.  Wounds911.com blogs and other public forums are open to the public and should not be considered private.

Any information (including personal information) you share in any online blog or other forum is by design open to the public and is not private. You should think carefully before posting any personal 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 contacting 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.

If you mistakenly post personal information in our blog or public forum areas, and would like it removed, you can send us an email to request that we remove it by using the Get In Touch With Us mechanism of our site. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information. 

Emails You Send to Wounds911.com

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information, content, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions that you send to Wounds911.com 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 Wounds911.com.

Services and Device Information

When you access Wounds911.com, our server automatically collects and stores in its server logs information from your browser or mobile device such as your IP address or unique device identifier, browser information (including referring URL), your preferences and settings, cookies and information about the content you have viewed and actions taken (e.g., search queries, ad engagement, clicks and the associated dates and times).  Wounds911.com may also collect device-specific information when you install and use an App including your device model, operating system information, advertising ID (which is a unique, user-resettable identification number for advertising associated with a mobile device) and App version and usage information. When enabled by you, we collect precise location information provided by your mobile device, which you may disable through the device settings.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We and our partners use cookies to collect information about your use of Wounds911.com. “Cookies” are small data files assigned to your browser when you visit Wounds911.com,  which enable recognition of your browser and collect and store information about your use of our site. In addition to cookies, we and our partners use other tracking technologies that collect information about your use of our site, including mobile identifiers and “web beacons” which are small graphic files (sometimes called “clear GIFs” or “web pixels”) embedded in a web page or email typically used to monitor activity and send relevant information back to a home server (which can belong to the host site, a network advertiser or some other third-party).

Our advertising service partners may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your use of Wounds911.com, including content you have viewed. These third parties may use this information to help Wounds911.com deliver advertising on our site, and on other third-party websites based on your browsing activity.  Wounds911.com may further tailor the advertising, and on these other third-party websites, based on additional information to the extent known by Wounds911.com, or these third parties.

How Information Collected About You Is Used

Information about your use of Wounds911.com may be used for the following purposes:

  • to provide, improve and create new features,
  • to respond to your inquiries,
  • to obtain your feedback about our site,
  • to send you secure electronic messages and personalized emails pertaining to your interests, including news, announcements, reminders and opportunities,
  • to statistically analyze trends and user behavior and activity including how frequently areas of Wounds911.com are visited, how our services are being used, and how many emails are received and opened,
  • to provide you and subscribers/visitors with similar demographic characteristics and interests with more relevant content, including advertising,
  • to offer lead generation services,
  • to detect and defend against fraud and other threats to our users, 
  • to identify issues with our features,
  • to conduct research and measurement activities, including those described below, and
  • to administer your account.

In addition, Wounds911.com may use information about you for other purposes that are disclosed to you at the time we collect the information and/or with your consent.

Wounds911.com will not sell your personal information to third parties for their use without your consent.

 

 

 

Sharing Your Information

Companies and Contractors that Work with Wounds911.com

Wounds911.com works with third-party companies and contractors that help us provide our services/features, and that assist in the operation of the Wounds911.com site and Apps, including those third-party entities that provide services relating to technology, data analysis, research, email management and deployment, sweepstakes and contest administration, advertising and marketing and/or content.  Wounds911.com contractors may have limited access to your information in the course of providing products or services to Wounds911com. We contractually require that our contractors not use or disclose your information for any purpose other than providing the limited service or function for Wounds911.com.

Third-party Advertisers and Third-party Websites

Certain content, services and advertisements offered to you through the Wounds911.com site are served on, or contain links to, websites hosted and operated by a company other than Wounds911.com (“Third-party Websites”).  Wounds911.com does not share your personal information with these Third-party Websites without your consent, but you should be aware that any information you disclose to these Third-party Websites once you access these Third-party Websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy.  Wounds911.com does not endorse, and is not responsible for the privacy practices of these Third-party Websites. You should review the privacy policy posted on the Third-party Website to understand how that Third-party Website collects and uses your information.

We may also include social widgets on the Wounds911.com site, that enable you to interact with the associated social media services, e.g., to share an article. These widgets may collect browsing data which may be received by the third-party that provided the widget, and are controlled by these third parties. You may be able to manage your privacy preferences directly with the applicable social network platform.

Compliance with Law, Regulation, and Law Enforcement Requests

To cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with law, we may release personal information to third parties: (1) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; (2) when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; or (3) in special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights. In addition, we may disclose personal information as described below.

How Your Information is Secured and Retained

We take reasonable security measures to protect the security of your personal information. Despite Wounds911.com’s efforts to protect your personal information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third-party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.

The security of your personal information is important to us.  When you enter personal information, we encrypt the transmission of that information or use SSL connections (Secure Socket Layer) technology.

We will retain your personal information as long as your account is active. At any time, you can remove your personal information or instruct us to remove it, but you should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Wounds911.com from our servers.

Your Choices and Rights

Updating/Removing Your Personal Information

If you do not want your personal information used by Wounds911.com, as provided in this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Wounds911.com, or App.  You can correct, update or review personal information you have previously submitted by going back to the logging-in feature, and making the desired change. You can also update any personal information you have submitted by contacting us using the Get In Touch With Us feature on our site.

If you have registered and desire to delete any of your registration information you have provided to us from our systems, please contact us.  Upon your request, we will delete your registration information from our active databases and where feasible from our back-up media. You should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Wounds911.com.

If you decide that you would prefer not to receive personalized email or secure electronic messages from Wounds911.com, you may also “Opt-out” following the unsubscribe instructions included in each email.

All promotional emails that Wounds911.com sends with opportunities from Wounds911.com or with offers or informational materials from Wounds911.com on behalf of our sponsors, will contain an opportunity to unsubscribe from getting additional emails of that type in the future from Wounds911.com unless you re-subscribe.

Cookies

Most browser software can be set to reject Cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies in the “Help” or “Settings” or “Preferences” section of your browser’s toolbar.

California Residents

FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of your personal information with third parties. If you reside in California and have provided your personal information to us, you may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. You can submit such request by using the Get In Touch With Us feature on our site.

Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children.  Wounds911.com is not designed or intended to attract children of any age.  Wounds911.com does not collect personal information from any person we actually know is a child.

 

Note to Users Outside of the United States

Wounds911.com and our technical infrastructure are located in the United States.  The personal information that you provide to us is stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that in order to provide our features/services to  you, we must transfer your personal information to the United States where it will be stored and processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  By using our site, you consent to such collection, storage and processing in the United States and elsewhere, though the United States and other jurisdictions may not afford the same level of data protection as considered adequate in your own country. We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. Note that your personal information may be available to the United States government or its agencies under legal process made in the United States.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy, at any time, and any changes will be effective upon being posted unless we advise otherwise. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy we will notify you by means of a notice on the Wounds911.com site, and/or by email to our registered users (sent to the email address specified when you register) prior to the change becoming effective. By continuing to use our features/services after changes are made to this Privacy Policy, you agree to such changes.  We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices. If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, we ask that you do not register with us and that you do not use the Wounds911.com site. Please exit the Wounds911.com site, immediately, if you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.