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Privacy Statement

www.imsaz.com

 

Effective: October 1st, 2012

 

FOR USERS OF INTEGRATED MEDICAL SERVICES WEBSITE

 

Thank you for visiting Integrated Medical Services’ (“IMS” or “We” or “Us”) internet website at www.imsaz.org (the “Site”). We provide this Privacy Statement to explain to you, the user of this Site (“You”, “you” or “User”) our policies with regard to the privacy of information we may gather through your use of this Site.

 

Integrated Medical Services is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the Users of the Site. This Privacy Statement will advise you about how we protect your personal information, and about what choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this policy carefully. We will undertake to monitor this Privacy Statement on a regular basis in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our Site.

 

This Privacy Statement only applies to the use of information about Users of the Site. For information about individual Integrated Medical Services practices, please contact that particular practice.  IMS is based, and the Site is hosted, in the United States of America.  If User is from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, and User is visiting, accessing or otherwise using the Site, please note that any personally identifiable information that User provides to IMS will be transferred to the United States.  Any such personally identifiable information provided will be processed and stored in the United States by IMS or a service provider acting on its behalf.  By providing personally identifiable information to IMS, User hereby specifically and expressly consents to such transfer and processing and the uses and disclosures set forth herein.

 

By using any part of the Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes. We will post changes to our Privacy Statement here so that you will know what information we gather, how we might use it, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. Please refer back to this Privacy Statement regularly.

 

1. COLLECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

 

We may use the personally identifiable information that you provide over the Site: (i) to send You notices or other information about any of the services or other features promoted via the Site or about IMS or any IMS-sponsored events; (ii) in connection with your use of, or participation in, new online services, surveys, forums, subscription registrations, bulletin boards, discussion groups, and requests or suggestions; (iii) to provide to You information You requested; (iv) to complete your purchase of and/or process your payment for any goods or services via the Site; or (v) for any other lawful purpose, including but not limited to complying with state or federal regulations regarding the disclosure of personally identifiable health information.  Please reference our Notice of Privacy Practices [link] for specific ways that we may use your personally identifiable health information.  In all of these cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us, and will allow you to review and change some personal identification on demand, through your Integrated Medical Services profile.

 

IMS does not intentionally share personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent, provided, however, (i) We may share some or all of your personal identifiable information with a third party to complete your request for payment of goods or services via the Site; (ii) We may share some or all of your personal identifiable information with a third party to complete your request for information; (iii) We may disclose personally identifiable information at the request of law enforcement or governmental agencies or in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process, to establish, protect or exercise IMS’ legal or other rights or to defend against a legal claim or as otherwise required or allowed by law; (iv) We may disclose personally identifiable information in order to protect the rights, property or safety of a User or any other person; (v) We may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate or prevent a violation by User of any contractual or other relationship with IMS or the perpetration of any illegal or harmful activity; (vi) We IMS may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from Users to investors and potential partners; (vii) We may disclose or transfer personally identifiable information collected from Users in connection with or in contemplation of a sale of its assets or business or a merger, consolidation or other reorganization of its business. If you have any hesitation about providing such information to us and/or having such information displayed on the Site or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this Privacy Statement or in the Terms of Use, You should not use the Site.

 

If you upload personal identifiable information or otherwise provide content, You grant to IMS the right to access and use the personal identifiable information and the content that You upload. We do not monitor individual use of health information resources, such as KramesStaywell® Knowledgebase or Integrated Medical Services health information pages.

 

Even after you have requested information from Us and have provided Us with personally identifiable information such as that discussed above, You may later choose not to continue to directly receive further email communications from IMS by sending an email message to admin@imsaz.org stating that you no longer want to receive email communications directly from IMS (“Opt Out”). Once IMS has received your request to Opt Out, IMS will use commercially reasonable efforts, in a commercially reasonable time period, to carry out your request to Opt Out; provided, however, We will not have any obligation to retrieve, and cannot prevent the further use by others (including, but not limited to, any of the IMS Partners), any of your personal identifiable information that may have been shared with others up to that time.

 

If You elect to Opt Out, and provided You have properly delivered your Opt Out request to IMS in accordance with this Privacy Statement, You will no longer receive emails directly from IMS after a commercially reasonable time from the date you have sent your Opt Out notice to IMS. However, IMS does not have any obligations under, or liability arising out of, this Privacy Statement with regard to: (a) your use of any other internet websites (including, but not limited to, any online payment solution services), blogs, bulletin boards, interactive areas, and similar forums which are not under IMS’ control and ownership; and (b) any other communications sent to You by any party other than directly from IMS. Accordingly, You should contact such other entities directly regarding their use of your personally identifiable information.

 

2. PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

 

Except for any use by third parties to complete your requests for information or services in connection with the Site, any use by internet search engines, and as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Statement and the Terms of Use that govern your use of this Site, We do not intentionally make available to the general public any other personally identifiable information You provide to Us in connection with your use of the Site.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the transmission of personally identifiable information between You and the Site may not be encrypted and may not be secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to, from, or over the Site, and you do so at your own risk.

 

3. ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

 

You are solely responsible for correcting, updating, or modifying any and all of your personally identifiable information as it appears in, and as otherwise contained in, the Site. Without in any way limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that We have no duty to correct, update, modify or eliminate any of your personally identifiable information as it appears in, or is otherwise contained in, the Site.

 

4. LINKS TO, AND USE OF, THIRD PARTY SITES

 

The Site may provide links or other access to Internet websites (including, but not limited to, online payment solution services), blogs, bulletin boards, interactive areas, and similar forums which are not under IMS’ sole control and not solely owned by IMS (collectively referred to as “Third Party Sites”) If you click on a link to, or otherwise gain access to, such a Third Party Site, you will be transported to one of these Third Party Sites. THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT APPLIES TO THIS SITE ONLY, AND IS NOT INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD PARTY SITES WITH REGARD TO THEIR COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. IMS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THIRD PARTY SITES.  IF YOU CLICK ON A LINK TO, OR ARE SENT TO A LINK OF, OR OTHERWISE GAIN ACCESS TO, A THIRD PARTY SITE, YOU SHOULD REVIEW THE PRIVACY STATEMENT OF SUCH THIRD PARTY SITE (IF ANY) TO DETERMINE THAT THIRD PARTY SITE'S PRACTICES WITH REGARD TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge that if You use any Third Party Site in any way, you are aware that any of your personally identifiable information that You provide to that Third Party Site might be read, collected, or otherwise used by other users of that Third Party Site or by any other third parties, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for any personally identifiable information you choose to submit in, or otherwise make available to, these Third Party Sites. Any link on the Site to a Third Party Site does not imply an endorsement of the privacy practices of such Third Party Site by Us, and no such Third Party Site is authorized to make any representation or warranty on our behalf.

 

5. NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

 

During your visit to the Site, we may use your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address to help Us administer the Site. Also, our server may place small temporary text files called “cookies” on your computer's processor or in the browser directory of your hard drive. We use your IP address and/or cookies to gather non-personally identifiable demographic information, such as how many Users visited a certain part of the Site, but not to track a specific IP address to the identity of a particular individual User. You may choose not to accept cookies by setting your web browser to either refuse all cookies or to notify You each time before a cookie is set.

 

6. THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT MAY CHANGE

 

This Privacy Statement may be changed from time to time and at any time by IMS. IMS reserves the right to change it without notice to you.

 

YOU ARE BOUND BY THE VERSION OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT THAT IS IN EFFECT AT THE TIME YOU VISIT THE SITE. THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT MAY BE DIFFERENT THE NEXT TIME YOU USE THIS SITE. ANY USE OF THE IMS SITE BY YOU AFTER SUCH AMENDMENT(S) SHALL BE DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF THE AMENDMENT(S). YOU SHOULD REGULARLY REVIEW AND PRINT THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR YOUR RECORDS.

 

If you believe that IMS has not complied with the policies outlined in this Privacy Statement, or if you have questions relating to privacy, please call us at 602.633.3838 or write to us at:

 

IMS Corporate Contact Information

9250 N. 3rd Street, Suite 4010

Phoenix, Arizona 85020