INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
Information That You Provide Voluntarily on the Websites. SIRM NY collects personally identifiable information that you enter into data fields on the Websites. When you register for a service/event, or when you use certain services provided by the Site, such as asking a question, requesting an appointment, signing up to receive a newsletter, attending an event or inquiring about a clinical study, you may be asked for certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address. Other features of the Websites may ask for other personally identifiable information necessary for the proper functionality of such features. If you decline to provide certain information while using the Websites, you may not be able to use or participate in some or all of the features offered through the Websites. We may retain email and other communications that you send us in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve the Services. SIRM NY also collects and stores personally identifiable information that you enter during chats and that you enter into pre-chat surveys.
Information That You Provide Voluntarily on the Apps. SIRM NY collects personally identifiable information that you enter into data fields on the Apps. Other features of the Apps may ask for other personally identifiable information necessary for the proper functionality of such features. If you decline to provide certain information while using an App, you may not be able to use or participate in some or all of the features offered through the App. SIRM NY also collects and stores personally identifiable information that you enter during chats and that you enter into pre-chat surveys.
Usage Information That Is Automatically Collected on the Websites. When you access the Websites, SIRM NY may collect certain generalized information without your actively providing such information. This information may include, for example, your browser type, your operating system, and your IP address. This information may be collected using various technologies including cookies, as explained below.
Usage Information That Is Automatically Collected on the Apps. When you access the Apps, SIRM NY may collect certain generalized information without your actively providing such information. This information may include, for example, the type of mobile device you are using and your mobile operating system. When you access certain Apps, we may assign to you a unique analytics tracking identification number (ID). SIRM NY uses this ID to collect generalized information about your interaction with the Apps in order to improve your experience of the Apps. Certain Apps may also use location services to provide location-based features. If you enable location services on your device and grant permission for such Apps to access this feature, we may collect your location via GPS in order to provide you with such features.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
SIRM NY uses the personally identifiable information that it collects to ensure the proper functionality of the Services across various devices, to process user inquiries and respond to user requests, to analyze usage trends, to improve the Services, and to develop new Services.
SIRM NY employs a variety of online security measures to safeguard and keep your information private.
Certain features on this Site request information about you which will be forwarded to a member of SIRM NY to respond to your question or inquiry. If you fill out a contact form online you will be contacted by a representative of SIRM NY. If you provided your telephone number online you may be contacted by a representative of SIRM NY in order to provide you with the information you requested. A privacy notice pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) is made available at the time any prospective or actual patient first receives services from a member of SIRM NY.
Under confidentiality agreements, we may match user information with third party data. We also may disclose aggregate demographic and/or user information and statistics in order to describe our customer base to prospective partners and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
When you download and access the Apps, SIRM NY may send you push notifications to alert you of important information. If you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, you may disable them at the mobile device level.
SIRM NY takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of its website infrastructure and data, including hosting the site in a secure data facility and encrypting network and data transmissions, we make no guarantees or warranties concerning the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction or inadvertent disclosure of personally identifiable information.
DO WE SELL OR RENT YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION?
No, as a general rule, we do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. However, we may from time to time rent or sell demographic information in the aggregate that does not contain your personally identifiable information.
SIRM NY may place small data files, called “cookies,” on your computer or other device. Cookies are a standard web technology that allow us to both store and retrieve login information on a user’s system. These cookies automatically identify your browser to our server whenever you interact with a service provided on the Services. Cookies can store your preferences via a password you select to access a website. Cookies also help us review website traffic patterns and improve the Websites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you usually can change your browser setting to prevent the acceptance of cookies, although this may prevent you from using some of the features of the Services. It is important to note that information collected through cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
In order to provide you with other valuable information, SIRM NY may provide links to third-party websites, including social media sites, outside SIRM NY. SIRM NY exercises no authority over, and does not necessarily endorse, such third-party websites.
These destination links are provided only for your convenience and, as such, you access them at your own risk. However, SIRM NY wishes to assure the integrity of the Services and their destination links, so any comments pertaining to the Services or any websites accessed through our links are greatly appreciated. Comments can be submitted by using the web form on the Contact Us portion of our website.
The Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), SIRM NY does not knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without parental consent. When we do receive information (with parental consent) from users under the age of 13, we will not share their personally identifiable information with third parties, regardless of their stated preference given at registration, in compliance with COPPA.
HOW TO UPDATE INFORMATION AND OTHER INQUIRIES
You may edit your personally identifiable information or submit other inquiries at any time by using the contact form on the Contact Us portion of our website.
Revised: January, 2020
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