Virtual Consult MD (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates www.virtualconsultmd.com (“Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. This information states our commitment to protect your privacy.
I. What information do we collect?
Virtual Consult MD’s objective in gathering personal information is geared towards enhancing our customer’s experience using our website. This information facilitates the development of unique products and services that benefits our customers. This personal information promotes the deployment of features that are most relevant to our customers’ desires.
In order to gain full access to the content on our web site, it is important that Virtual Consult MD gather identifying information for all users of our website; such information may include but not limited to: full name, social security number, telephone number, e-mail address, and home address. Visitors to our site may also be required to enter or select a unique user ID and password. If visitors elect not to provide the required information they may still access our website, but may be limited in accessing all areas of the web site.
Aggregate and Statistical Data:
Like many site operators, Virtual Consult MD will collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this collected information. The log data does not collect personal information, such as name or e-mail address and is not used to identify our visitors.
II. How Do We Use Collected Information?
Collected personal information may be used for promotional and marketing campaigns, analysis of site usage statistics, development of new product offerings, improving site content and customization of services, content and layout. In some instances personal information may be used to deliver new information targeted to your interests, new services and special promotions.
Virtual Consult MD does not automatically collect personal information, but may combine non-personal information that is collected automatically (e.g. through log data) with your prior submitted personal information.
Aggregate and Statistical Data:
We use log data information for administrative purposes, website redesign and website configuration in order to identify the most popular features. Log data is used when necessary to identify individuals attempting to breach the security provisions of our website. If Virtual Consult MD detects a violation of our computer security or an attempt to breach our server, secured data, or website; all relevant information will be shared with law enforcement agencies. All additional actions necessary to ensure the security of our customers’ personal information will be taken.
III. The Transfer of Data and the Sharing of Information:
With the exceptions as detailed below, Virtual Consult MD will not trade, share or sell the personal information of our customers for use by any other business. However, statistical and aggregated data from our visitors may be shared with business partners.
On occasion personal information such as; email address, may be shared with Virtual Consult MD’s business partners for the purpose of better facilitating the delivery of a service. Our business partners may not use this data for any other purpose beyond those authorized by Virtual Consult MD. These business partner services may include activities such as e-mail campaigns, fulfillment services or direct mailings.
Virtual Consult MD ensures that every business partner with personal information agrees to acknowledge the same privacy accountability as Virtual Consult MD.
Virtual Consult MD reserves the right to share personal information when responding to duly authorized information requests where required by law or government authorities.
IV: Temporary Files/Cookies:
Our website is more responsive and enjoyable for our customers and visitors due to the use of temporary files or cookies. Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a temporary file is being sent. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
V. Access to other web sites from our web site:
During your visit to our website you may have the opportunity to link to other websites. Please be aware that Virtual Consult MD does not have any access, control, input or authorization over any of the materials or content contained at these websites. In addition, we are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the privacy practices, content or policies of any of these other websites.
VI. Privacy Statement Changes:
Virtual Consult MD reserves the right to amend or revise our Privacy Statement at any time and without notice. In the event that this occurs, the revised information will be posted on our website. This Privacy Statement is not intended to, and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any visitor to this website.
VII. Accessing Personal Information and Complaints:
The files of our customers and visitors are maintained in the most current and accurate manner possible. Please contact us to find out how to access your personal information and how to notify us about errors. We are committed to assisting our customers and visitors in obtaining an expeditious and equitable settlement of any conflicts or complaints about our privacy policies.
VIII. Customer Acceptance:
PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY INFORMATION, TEXT AND IMAGES THAT YOU POST OR DISCLOSE ON OR THROUGH PUBLIC PORTIONS OF THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER PUBLIC FORUM, BECOMES PUBLIC INFORMATION AND MAY BE AVAILABLE TO VISITORS TO THE SITE AND/OR SEARCHABLE VIA THE INTERNET.
VIRTUAL CONSULT MD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU VOLUNTARILY DISCLOSE THROUGH A FORUM OR OTHERWISE THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. THEREFORE WE URGE YOU TO EXERCISE DISCRETION AND CAUSTION WHEN DECIDING TO DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH A FORUM OR OTHERWISE THOUGH THE SITE.