2. General Information
PlacidBlog provides information regarding medical tourism. Much of our information is published on our website, however, we do also offer our “Request for Information” service. When you complete our online Request for Information form, the information that you provide helps us provide detailed information regarding the location of clinics in the nations you are interested in that possess health care providers who are able to provide the treatment you seek. We will share this information with the clinics and healthcare providers so that we can provide you with clinic and healthcare contact names and phone numbers and so that you can conduct your own research to determine if the clinics and healthcare professionals meet your expectations.
At your request, in order to facilitate a review of your medical records by the clinic or healthcare profession of your choice, we will forward your medical records either electronically or by fax. After receiving your medical records and reviewing the same, the clinic or health care provider you have selected will be able to better advise you regarding your medical treatment options, related costs, post-surgery recovery time and the amount of time in total you will need to stay in the nation where the clinic is located.
We do not share your medical information, name, email address or any other personally identifiable information with any third parties except as we have explained in the above paragraph.
Should you use our “forward to friend” service, we may store related file details in our database. We may send emails to those parties so that we can encourage them to sign up for our services. We also will store information regarding such “friend” emails so that we can determine which of our members are more successful regarding recruiting new members to our web site in case we wish to reward or provide some sort of positive feedback to such members.
You can access our Website home page without disclosing your personal data. Some aspects of our site are available to registered members only and as our terms require, you must provide us with the required registration information, which has to be complete, accurate and up to date.
It is our policy not to send unsolicited emails or allow third parties to contact you via the email address that you provide to us. We do have a health related email service that you may subscribe to if you wish. If you do subscribe to our email, we will stop sending it to you if you decide to opt-out by following the opt-out instructions.
3. Acquisition of our Company and other Transactions.
Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, or sale of the company and/or its assets, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company.
Possible exceptions to our policy include the following circumstances, and as indicated herein:
If a governmental agency, or an attorney, subpoenas your private information, or makes a formal request for discovery pursuant to any legal action, or pending legal action, should we posses that information, then we would share whatever personally identifying information we possess with the seeking party. Generally speaking, it is unlikely that we would possess that information except as explained herein.
If our attorney requests personally identifying information relevant to a current or pending legal matter in which you are a potential or actual party or otherwise contributed in some way to the causation of the legal matter then we will share whatever personally identifying information that we may have with our attorney.
If we are otherwise required by law to release your private information.
You may, of course, decline to submit personal information through our site or to us, but we may not be able to provide certain services to you.
- (a) store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit our site
- (b) provide custom, personalized content and information.
- (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
- (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.
- (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.
The information gathered is not shared with third parties. You may turn off your cookies by adjusting the appropriate setting on your browser.
Please consult the HELP menu of your browser to learn how to turn your cookies off. Cookies do not reveal personal information and if you turn off your cookies you may find your enjoyment of the Internet, and our site, to be reduced or impaired. Turning off your cookies may interfere with some of our site’s functions and the site may not appear to be properly working if you turn off your cookies.
In order to seek out and repair functionality issues with our servers and related programming, we may use your email and IP addresses for evaluation and diagnostic purposes.
We will gather site visitor’s and member’s IP (Internet Protocol) addresses and aggregate the same so that we can provide demographic information for potential partners, investors or advertisers or for other purposes designed to promote or benefit our web site or business in general. Such information is not personally identifiable in nature.
When you visit this website, we can record certain information in relation to your visit such as:
- Your IP or proxy server IP.
- Basic domain information.
- Your Internet service provider is sometimes captured depending on the configuration of your ISP connection.
- The date and time of your visit to the website.
- The length of your session.
- The pages which you have accessed.
- The number of times you access our site within any month.
- The size of file you look at.
- The website which referred you to our website.
- The operating system which your computer uses.
Cookies may provide Recording Session information, show us visitor preferences regarding return visits to our website, help us to mange subscription or private areas on our website, record user specific tracking or aggregate tracking information of visitors and deliver user customized content based on user specific information, such as browser type, screen type and resolution and so forth. None of the information gathered is shared with third parties. These activities are done for the benefit of the site’s user so that we can provide a better, more effective and enjoyable user experience to all users.
Other possible uses for the information that we collect include internal tracking, review, or is used for contacting purposes and then is archived by us for future usage. We also use the information we collect to provide custom content for our We do not knowingly collect personal data or information from minors.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measure to protect the personal data that we have under our control. These policies, rules and technical measures help to protect your data from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, note that no policy, rule or technical measure can offer 100% protection against unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
6. Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
7. Compliance with Law Enforcement
As indicated above, we will cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of our company or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, an illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
8. Email Referrals
If you choose to use our email referral services to tell a friend about our products or services we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will use that information to send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site and review the product or service you have selected. We may use a third-party provider to administer this function, but any such third-party provider may only use the information submitted to facilitate this one-time email.