SECTION 1 – APPLICABILITY
SECTION 2 – INFORMATION COLLECTION
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit this website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
When you register for any of our products, services or newsletters you will provide us information about yourself.
Credit Card Information
If you choose to avail of our services, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information to our affiliates, and their merchant accounts. We do not store such data on our website, nor we have access to it.
-Credit card number, name and billing address
-Business and home phone number
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
SECTION 3 – WEBSITE USE INFORMATION
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and web server log files to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our website.
SECTION 4 – HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing the products and services you requested, to process your payment, to monitor the use of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our content and service offerings, and customize our site’s content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
Our servers may automatically record certain personal data in our log files. This web log data includes information like your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, and cookie information. Like many websites, we use web log information, along with cookies, pixels, and similar technologies, to operate our websites, better understand how they are used, resolve technical problems, and enhance your experience on our sites.
Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personally identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by law.
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at the link provided on the newsletter.
SECTION 5 – WHAT ARE COOKIES?
This website uses the Google AdWords (and other such) services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our website. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page or a site in the Google Display Network. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our website users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. No personally identifiable information is collected as part of Google’s process. Users may opt-out of the use of this DART cookie by visiting Google’s privacy document.
This website uses the Bing AdWords (and other such) services to advertise on third party websites to previous visitors to our website. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Bing search results page or a site in the Bing Display Network. Bing’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our website users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. No personally identifiable information is collected as part of Bing’s process. Users may opt-out of the use of this DART cookie by visiting Bing’s privacy document.
If you do not wish to receive promotional and newsletter emails from us, you may click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of those emails.
- Facebook (Visitor Action Pixel)
We use the “visitor action pixels” from Facebook Inc or, if you are based in the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”)) on our website. This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads. Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus guarantees compliance with European data protection legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active).
- Aggregate Information
The website may track the total number of visitors, the number of visitors to each webpage, IP addresses, External websites linked to, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate. However, such information will be maintained, used, and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may share this aggregate information with third parties to assist them in targeting advertisements to appropriate audiences.
We may provide your personally identifiable information that we collect and the data generated by cookies to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us.
We will also disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation, or other government authority. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any other company or organization except that we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which studying-medicine.com website participates, or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of studying-medicine.com website’s assets.
We may employ procedural and technological security measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We may use encryption, secure socket layer, firewalls, internal restrictions, password protection, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
- Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
We provide you with the ability to review, correct, and delete any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us on this website. If you wish to review or correct any information you have provided to us you may access your account and review, correct and delete your personally identifiable information.
- How To Disable Cookies?
You can disable cookies by following the links below depending on your browser.
For Edge, click here
For Internet Explorer, click here
For Mozilla Firefox, click here
For Google Chrome, click here
For Safari, click here
- Below are links to information about managing your cookie preferences in common browsers:
- Google Chrome Cookies
- Mozilla Firefox Cookies
- Internet Explorer Cookies
- Safari Cookies
- Google Analytics
SECTION 7 – IP ADDRESSES
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as “traffic data” so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.
SECTION 8 – SHARING AND SELLING INFORMATION
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process transactions or provide services that you have requested.
SECTION 9 – HOW CAN YOU ACCESS AND CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us at the usual address.
SECTION 10 – WHAT ABOUT LEGALLY COMPELLED DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms and Conditions or to protect the safety of our users and the Public.
SECTION 11 – WHAT ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our website or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our website.
SECTION 12 – GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR) COMPLIANCE
If you are a citizen of any European country or state, the following disclosure is made in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulations.
You have the right to access the personal information about you that we store on our systems, and have us update, correct, or delete it. Also, you may at any time withdraw your consent to any activity in which you provided us your consent. You are also entitled to obtain from us your Information (excluding data we obtained from other sources) in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and have the right to transmit those data to another data controller. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, contact us at https://www.studying-medicine.com/contact-us
SECTION 13 – NOTICE FOR RESIDENT IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA REGARDING STORAGE OF DATA
All information you provide to us is stored securely and treated with care and respect.
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) such as the United States. It may also be processed by persons operating outside the EEA. If we do send your data outside the EEA, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information. By submitting your details, you agree to this transfer.
SECTION 14 – CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (CalOPPA)
See more at http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf
ACCORDING TO CALOPPA, WE AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
You can change your personal information by contacting us at https://www.studying-medicine.com/contact-us
SECTION 15 – PRIVACY OF CHILDREN IN COMPLIANCE WITH COPPA
We have already stated that we do not allow anyone under 18 to access this website. If you are under 18, stop using our website immediately, if you are under 18 and you will keep on using our website under false pretense then there may be consequences which may result in your permanent ban on our website, permanent blocking of your IP and MAC address and other precautions.
By not allowing people user under 18 we are already under in compliance with the COPPA act. COPPA means The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. This act was enacted in 1998 and under this act, all the measurements have been made to protect the information for children, specifically children under 13. The main focus of the COPPA act is to put parents in control of the information which their children may be having access to. Our website and app do not knowingly collect information from the children who are under 13 years of age. And we do not knowingly collect, store, maintain, or use personally identifiable information from kids or children under age 13. If you are under 13, you should never provide us with any personal information, nor should you be using our website and our services. If a parent or guardian is aware that the kid or the child has provided us personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us on the contact information provided on our website or through the email given below. If we confirm that such information has been collected, we will take all reasonable measures to delete that information from our system as soon as possible.
SECTION 16 – DECLARATION REGARDING CAN-SPAM ACT (2004)
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email and newsletters and establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
a) We collect your email address to:
Communicate with you about our events including, but not limited to, notifications about our event, registration confirmations, and receipts, and for offers for additional products related to your event. We may also contact you with offers for other products or events that our company may offer.
b) To Be In Compliance With CAN-SPAM Act we agree to the following:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at the address by going to our website and contacting us listed under the “Contacting Us” portion and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.
SECTION 16 – OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY:
Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your Country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
SECTION 17 – CHOICE/OPT-IN/OPT-OUT
This site allows visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically feasible.
SECTION 18 – ACQUISITION OR CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP
In the event that the website (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets and may be part of those assets that are transferred.
SECTION 19 – YOUR CONSENT
SECTION 21 – CONTACT
If you have any questions, queries, suggestions or remarks please contact us at