Effective Date: November 11, 2019
Mesothelioma.net is responsible for the processing of your personal information when you interact with our website. You may contact us at any time via the methods described below.
Collection of Personal Information
Information You Voluntarily Provide Us
While you interact as a visitor or user of our website we may ask, or you may volunteer, certain personal information, as follows:
- Blood pressure
- Health symptoms
- Health treatment
- Medical record number
- Other health information
- Health insurance policy number
- Heart rate
- Eye color
- Physician or Healthcare Professional Practice Specialty
- Hair color
- Job level
- User name
- Job title
- Social media account name
- Email Address
Information We Collect Automatically
Third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our sites and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third- party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party’s website.
If you would prefer to not receive personalized ads based on your browser, you may generally express your opt-out preference to no longer receive tailored advertisements. Please note that you will continue to see advertisements, but they will no longer be tailored to your interests.
To opt-out of interest-based advertising by participating companies in the following consumer choice mechanisms, please visit:
- Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA)’s self-regulatory opt-out page (http://optout.aboutads.info/) and mobile application-based “AppChoices” download page (https://youradchoices.com/appchoices)
- European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliiance (EDAA)’s consumer opt-out page (http://youronlinechoices.eu)
- Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)’s self-regulatory opt-out page (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/)
Any information you provide to us is considered confidential. We do not share information with any third parties. Visitors to our web page are recognized by our web server by domain name only; our web server does not recognize email addresses (where possible).
We collect email addresses of individuals who send us email, collect and combine information on which pages individuals visit, including information specific to the user, as well as information shared voluntarily by the individual, including information collected via survey or site registration, name, phone number, and/or address.
Use of Personal Information
We collect this information in order to make improvements to our website’s content, to provide website updates to individuals, and for the purposes of marketing. We also collect the information you directly provide to us in order to:
- Sales trend monitoring and analytics of individual sales representative activities
- Online service operation
- Customer service
- Sales forecasting
- Digital advertising
- Aggregated sales trend analysis
- Direct marketing communications [email, direct mail]
- Marketing research
- Continuing medical education (CME)
- Lead list preparation from multiple sources
- Lead generation
- Marketing or sales analytics
- Prospect communications
- Web site operation
- Connected device operation
- Other continuing education (CE)
- Speaker management
- Customer transaction management
- Product support
- Event management
- Customer communications
- Logistics services
- Order management
- Social media campaign
- Focus groups
- Order fulfillment
- Market research for sales and/or marketing
- Lead list data acquisition
- Customer relationship or account management
Reason for Collection of Personal Information
We obtain personal information (email address, phone number, et al) in order to communicate with you regarding the information you submit to or request from us. We utilize the contact information you provide us in order to provide you with materials you request or any free offers you may qualify for. This also enables us to verify that you qualify to receive said offers and that any materials you request are applicable to your specific circumstances. We may use this information to suggest medical resources or to direct you to legal options that you or a loved one might have use for. We will not add consumers to a mailing list without explicit permission.
You may sign-up to receive email communications from us. If you would like to discontinue receiving this content, you may update your marketing preferences by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you or by contacting us at [email protected]
Sharing of Personal Information
Third Party Service Providers/Vendors: We share your information with third parties who provide services on our behalf to help with our business activities such as live chat to provide customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us, pursuant to written instructions. In such cases, these companies must abide by our data privacy and security requirements, and are not allowed to use personal information they receive from us for any other purpose.
Legal Compliance: In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Corporate Transactions: If Mesothelioma.net is involved in a merger, acquisition, dissolution, sale of all or a portion of its assets, or other fundamental corporate transaction, we reserve the right to sell or transfer your information as part of the transaction. In such an event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership, incompatible new uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information. Access to Personal Information We respect your control over your information and, upon request, we will confirm whether we hold or are processing information that we have collected from you. You also have the right to amend or update inaccurate or incomplete personal information, request deletion of your personal information, or request that we no longer use it. Under certain circumstances we will not be able to fulfill your request, such as if it interferes with our regulatory obligations, affects legal matters, we cannot verify your identity, or it involves disproportionate cost or effort, but in any event we will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and provide you an explanation. In order to make such a request of us, please email us at [email protected].
The security and confidentiality of your personal information is very important to us. We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational safeguards to appropriately protect your personal information against accidental, unauthorized, or unlawful access, use, loss, destruction or damage.
5430 LBJ Freeway Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75240
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.