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Privacy Policy


THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL AFFAIRS has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to full disclosure of the information collection and use practices applicable to this website. This privacy statement discloses what information we collect via this website and how we use it.

Information Collection and Dissemination
General Principles
In general, you may visit this website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

As you browse our website, the site collects the IP address of your computer and clickstream data (information that site users generate as they move from page to page and click on items) and this data is aggregated with usage data from all site visitors.

Some portions of this website may require you to give us personally-identifiable information such as your name, job title, company, physical mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers (Personal Information) and, if applicable, financial information such as your credit card information (Financial Information), for, without limitation, (i) to apply for our board certification programs/courses (ii) to obtain access to certain online content and functionality; and (iii) to subscribe to our publications and updates. If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys or contest entries, any information provided in such communications may be collected as Personal Information.

If you elect to provide us Personal Information, we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested.

If you submit Financial Information, we use that information primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases, orders, registrations etc.

Information Sharing
We share your Personal Information within the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs only. It is used for no other purpose nor is it shared with third party vendors or entities. Except as otherwise provided in this privacy policy, we will keep your Personal Information and your Financial Information private and will not share it with third parties. However, we reserve the right to release information about visitors, including Personal Information and Financial Information, when release is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our Terms of Service, or to protect the rights, property or safety of this website, the public or our company.

Our Editorial and Customer Support Staff also have access to this information, including evaluation forms and participant information. This information is used in assessing educational needs and in planning marketing activities. We reserve the right to use this information as otherwise permitted in this Privacy Policy or in our Terms of Service Agreement.

Information on Children
As a business-to-business company, we do not knowingly collect information from children. On-line registration and website usage is restricted to adults who are professionally engaged in the businesses we serve.

Third Party and Affiliated Links: Our websites contain links to external websites including suppliers, advertisers and affiliates. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content of, or information gathered by, these other websites. We do not endorse any of these websites or the products or services associated with such websites merely because they are linked to our website.

Cookies
A “cookie” is a string of data sent by a website to a user that is inserted in a file of the web browser of the user visiting the site. The Accreditation Council for medical affairs uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its website are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor’s browser with information tailored to the visitor’s preferences and needs. The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs also uses permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor’s computer after the visitor leaves an Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs website. If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser’s settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to use fully all of the site’s features and information.

We use advertising companies to develop banner ads for our website. These ads may contain cookies. These companies collect cookies sent to your browser through the banner ads and we do not have control of, or access to, this data.

Opt-out Option
Visitors to this website can decide whether they want to receive targeted promotional information from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs. On the visitor registration pages, prospective visitors can choose to request The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs not to e-mail them advertising and promotional information. Should visitors accept promotional email from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs , any email they receive will include instructions on how to be removed from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs ‘s promotional email list.

Security and Encryption
This website takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect your information. We use SSL encryption technology on the portions of our website that accept Financial Information and we use a secure server to encrypt Financial Information transmitted between your browser and our server. As a result, data you submit to our website, such as credit card and payment information, is transmitted securely over the Internet.

Exceptions
The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs may buy or sell various assets. In the event that we sell some or all of our assets, or our site is acquired by another company, information about our visitors, including Personal Information and Financial Information, may be among the transferred assets. Whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online – for example in chat rooms or on message boards – The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs has no ability or obligation to prevent third-party access to such information and The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs undertakes no responsibility to keep such information private.

Notification of Changes
The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this privacy policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on the website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using our website, products or services, you signify your acceptance of the terms of the The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of the The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs Privacy Policy, please do not use the website, products and/or services and exit the site immediately