Privacy

12 Mar 2010

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This website is owned GreenCross Publishing, publishers of the Medical Independent and www.medicalindependent.ie.

GreenCross Publishing is committed to maintaining our users/readers privacy.

The information we collect from the users/readers of our websites may be used in the following ways:

Polling, competitions and surveys

From time-to-time our site requests information from users/readers via polls, surveys and competitions. Participation in these is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information - such as name, address, specialty, age, etc. No personal information will be retained for longer than is necessary or used for any undisclosed purpose.

Subscription purposes

Personal information provided as part of the registration process for any publication, is used to manage your subscription. Any personal information that you provide will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Using the email addresses provided on registration, medicalindependent.ie and /or greencrosspublishing.ie may contact you regarding renewal of subscriptions.

Payment details

Any information provided by you in connection with any transaction regarding your credit or debit card numbers, expiry date and billing or delivery address will be used by us solely to process the transaction. These details will be stored on a secure server and may be used by us to facilitate and personalise future transactions with you. If you do not wish us to store and use the information for future transactions, please contact us.

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We will not use or disclose your email address for marketing purposes unless you have agreed that we may use or disclose it in this way.

Statistical information

Aggregate statistical information provided by us to our advertisers or others regarding sales or website use will not include personally identifying information.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information placed by us on your computer which enable us to identify your computer when you access the web site and to provide you with a convenient means of access. The cookies we use also protect the integrity of registered user names and passwords and limit access to 'paid for' services. We also use cookies to collect aggregate statistical information about the use of the site. You have the option to decline cookies, but if you decline you may not be able to access all the functionality of the site. We therefore recommend you accept any cookies used by this site.

Automatic logging of information

Your IP address, browser's user agent, and referring address is logged to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the site and to identify unique users. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information.

Advertisers

Medicalindependent.ie and/or greencrosspublishing.ie may perform statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many users have seen or clicked an advertisement. In future we may also use demographic and preference information to allow advertising banners on our website to be targeted, in aggregate, to the readers for whom they are most pertinent. Personal information about you as an individual subscriber will not be provided to any third party without your consent.

External links

This site may contain links to other sites. Neither medicalindendent.ie nor greencrosspublishing.ie is responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

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