Surgicodeusa.com Privacy Policy


Surgicode ®, LLC (the “Company”) is committed to providing a natural medical language procedure code search program for its users.  Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service. 

 

For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to the Company’s service which can be accessed via our website at http://www.surgicodeusa.com/ (the “Site”). The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of Service. By accepting our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

  1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”  Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.  Personal Information includes your email address, street address, including city, state, and postal code, which you submit to us through the registration process on the Site.

 

1)     The Information Surgicode Collects

Information entered by You: Surgicode receives and stores any Information you enter on our Site or give us in any other way. To order subscriptions or other content from us, you must provide personal information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and credit card information (credit card information will be collected but sent and stored at our credit card payment processing (gateway) provider. It will NOT be stored in our servers in any way). You may choose to post personal information on the Site (for example through our discussion groups).

 

If you disclose or post personal information that is accessible by third parties through the Site, you do so at your own risk and acknowledge that this information may become public information.

 

  1. a) Cookies: When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer’s hard disk that uniquely identifies your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Site may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. Advertisers that display ads on our site may also use cookies; however we do not have access to the information obtained from cookies issued from other sites.

 

  1. b) Log Files: When you use the Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (”IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

 

  1. c) User Search Experience: We collect statistical information about how you use our search engine for the purpose of improving the speed, accuracy and other characteristics of the search and the website in general.

 

  1. d) In addition to the information provided automatically by your browser when you visit the Site, to become a subscriber to the Service you will need to create a personal profile. You can create a profile by registering with the Service and entering your email address, and creating a user name and a password.  By registering, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

  1. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION

We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous end user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Site and the Search Engine and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends.

 

Personal Information:

We may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to create your account, to send you payment receipts, to provide you services, and occasionally notify you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers you may find useful. We may provide aggregated and statistical data about your use of our Site and services to third-parties for such purposes as we deem, in our discretion, to be appropriate. We also reserve the right to use your Information to send you emails specific to the Site and required for the normal functioning of the Site, plus additional emails, subject to your right to opt-out and discontinue such emails. We reserve the right to use demographic and profile information to tailor your experience at our Site, showing you the content that we think you might be interested in as well as displaying the content according to your preferences.

 

Non-Personal Information

In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience.  We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the Site.  This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

 

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred.  You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices.  We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

 

Third Party Vendors

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to user’s email address for purposes of sending emails from us.  Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you.  For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.

 

III.     HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION

We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.  Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use.  We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.  By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

 

  1. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes.  When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail.  You can also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us in the “Settings” section of the Site.  Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing or opting out in the Settings section of the Site, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

 

  1. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

As part of the Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications.  However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and the Service.  Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Site or via our Service.  To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application.  We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

 

  1. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

The Company reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Service at any time.  We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.  Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification.  Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. You should periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.

 

VII.     CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us by sending an email to support@surgicodeusa.com.

 

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 10, 2016

 

Surgicodeusa

425.295.7348

6621 125th Street Court E,

Puyallup, WA 98373

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