Information collected when you visit the Wyanoke Group websites
Our websites collect information through a variety of technical methods, including cookies. Cookies are bits of information that a website sends to your computer while you are viewing a web page. We collect information through such technology to make our sites more relevant and useful to you. Specifically, when you view pages on our websites, the following information is collected:
- The time and date of your request
- The internet address of your computer
- The browser and operating system you are using
- The page that you are viewing
The "Help" function in your web browser explains how to manage cookies while using the Internet. Please note, however, that some services will not function properly if your browser does not accept cookies.
In some instances we may request or collect your email address, either as part of registration for a Wyanoke Group website, or through a third party partnership to verify or supplement user data as it relates to professional affiliation or status.
Upon registration, some healthcare professionals will be matched against the publicly available NPI Registry to append and include their NPI number to their registration profile.
Information collected when you visit Wyanoke Group websites
We may request personal information from visitors to our site who are interested in obtaining various products and services from us. Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact you, including name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number. We may also collect other types of information such as profession and professional interests.
Why we collect this information
We may use the information collected for many purposes, including delivering ads, delivering content, tracking, reporting, marketing, and analyzing the traffic patterns on our Websites. Information we collect is aggregated into reports that enable us to monitor usage and security. Aggregated usage statistics are distributed within the Wyanoke Group and may be shared with advertisers and institutional subscribers.
At this time, we do not review the use of our site by individual users unless a user's account is associated with 1) attempts to violate the security of the Wyanoke Group computer networks, 2) activity that degrades the performance of the Wyanoke Group websites, 3) activity that may be related to copyright violation, or 4) if we are required to disclose this information by law.
The Wyanoke Group may also release personal information to third parties: 1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order; or 2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others.
In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your personal information to a third party, we will notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.
Security and E-Commerce
The Wyanoke Group is committed to the security of your transactions. Our secure server enables you to transmit a credit card number to us with confidence. GeoTrust issues our secure server certificate.
Advertisers and Advertisements
Participation in the Medical Publisher Consortium
This website is a member of the Medical Publisher Consortium (the “Consortium”), and as such has implemented various technologies for universal registration/log-in among all Consortium member websites. If you would like to understand how this website’s participation in the Consortium affects your privacy, please click here.