Physicians Grade, LLC. (“Physicians Grade“) operates physiciansgrade.com and may operate other websites. It is Physicians Grade’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Physicians Grade collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Physicians Grade’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Physicians Grade’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Physicians Grade may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Physicians Grade also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on physiciansgrade.com blogs/sites. Physicians Grade only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Physicians Grade’ websites choose to interact with Physicians Grade in ways that require Physicians Grade to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Physicians Grade gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at physiciansgrade.com to provide a username, phone and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Physicians Grade are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Physicians Grade collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Physicians Grade. Physicians Grade does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
By participating in any of Physicians Grade mobile alert programs, you consent to receive recurring autodialed marketing texts at the mobile number that’s been provided at opt-in. Consent is not a condition of purchase.
After you opt-in to receive messages via online, in-person or SMS, you can cancel the SMS service at any time by just replying “STOP” to the SMS message. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from Physicians Grade. If you want to join again, just sign up as you did the first time and we will start sending SMS messages to you again.
In the event that you change or deactivate your mobile number, please contact Physicians Grade at [email protected] to remove your number.
Physicians Grade may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Physicians Grade may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Physicians Grade does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Physicians Grade discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Physicians Grade’ behalf or to provide services available at Physicians Grade’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Physicians Grade’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Physicians Grade will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Physicians Grade discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Physicians Grade believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Physicians Grade, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Physicians Grade website and have supplied your email address, Physicians Grade may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Physicians Grade and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Physicians Grade takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Physicians Grade, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Physicians Grade goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Physicians Grade may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.