Advesta Health conducts its worldwide business including operations relating to consumer health education, lifestyle education, health products and research in the U.S. and other countries in which it conducts business. Advesta Health is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. This policy explains how Advesta Health achieves that goal and gives you details of our privacy practices, including a) what information we collect about you when you use this website; b) how the information will be used or disclosed; and c) your rights with respect to our collection and use of your data.
Information We Collect and Why
We have access to the following categories of information regarding you and your visit to our web platform.
- Form Submissions
- Computer and Web Browser Profile
- Website Analytics
Only some of these categories of information identify you directly, but each category offers some information about your interests and activities that could be used to make inferences about you. The next section of this policy describes how the Advesta Health uses the information we collect.
Information That You Voluntarily Provide
If an individual registers to use the website’s special features and member services that exist now or may be developed, either as a consumer or a health care professional, we will collect "personally identifying information" from you. Personally identifying information is information such as name, address, telephone number, and email address that could be used to contact you. We refer to the resulting information as "health-related personal information."
If you choose to participate in our interactive services such as health and wellness assessments and surveys, you may disclose health-related information as well as personal facts that could be used to identify you or your family members. We do not request or require you to disclose personally identifying information in these forums, but apart from warning you to be prudent in your statements, we do not have the ability to keep you from disclosing private facts. This is done however at your own risk.
Correspondence with the Advesta Health:
You may use our website to ask questions of health care professionals who work with the Advesta Health to address health topics. If you communicate with or request information from the Advesta Health’s personnel, they will have your email address as well as whatever health-related and/or personal facts you chose to include in your e-mail.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information about your use of the services and activities on our website to monitor user traffic patterns and try to analyse what our users prefer so that we can design better services for you. The personally identifying information and health-related personal information that you provide may be used to create customized offers, information, and services tailored to your interests and preferences. Outbound contact with you, however, will only be sent with your permission.
Personally Identifying Information:
If you choose to register for any of our free services or become a member, we will use the personally identifying information you give us to send you an email confirming your registration with our website and/or inclusion into our membership program. We may also, from time to time, send you email with special promotions or newsletters with information that we think may be of interest to you.
If you choose to participate in our any of our interactive services, we will collect the information you may choose to disclose and analyse it to discover new facts that could help us better understand how our services. We may offer interactive services such as health assessments, questionnaires and wellness management tools that ask you to furnish health-related information about you or your family. We may choose to link information we collect from you from all the various parts of our website, which will be linked and provide us with personally identifying information about your health and health care.
Some portions of our website provide special services and offer interactive tools that allow users to input information for public consumption. In some cases, users can share experiences, give advice and connect with others in the member community. Please remember that any chat rooms, message boards and personal pages are public forums and personal information disclosed there will be seen by others. In addition, please exercise caution when posting information or providing information about yourself to others, especially contact information, such as street address, telephone number, or email address. All information entered into publically accessible forums is done at your own risk.
Our Relationship to Third Parties
We pledge that we will not sell or disclose any personally identifying information or health-related personal information you provide on our web platform to an unrelated third party without your express permission, except as explained below:
Links to Other Sites:
Opt-Out or Deletion Policy
When you access any interactive tool or service on our website, you will be asked to affirmatively choose ("opt-in") to provide the requested information. You may always choose not to provide the requested information. You may also choose at any time to “opt-out” or delete this information.
The information that you provide Advesta Health is stored in computer servers that are operated and maintained by third parties under contract with Advesta Health. Website users should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove from our servers each and every record of the information you have provided. The need to back-up our systems to protect information from inadvertent loss means that a copy of information about you or your health-related interests may exist in a non-erasable form that will be difficult or impossible for us to locate.
Our Security Measures
We want your personal information to remain as secure as reasonably possible.
We use encryption practices to help insure the integrity and privacy of some of the personal and health related personal information you provide to us. As an added security precaution, all personal and/or health related personal information is kept physically behind firewalls that meet or exceed industry standards to prevent intruders from gaining access. Although we will make reasonable efforts to protect personal and/or health-related personal information from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties, you should be aware that there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party could intercept an Internet transmission, or that thieves will find a way to thwart our security systems.