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Your name and other information you choose to add to your profile will be available for public viewing on HealthTrends.com. We may use your email address to send you HealthTrends.com-related notices (including any notices required by law).
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When you use HealthTrends.com, we use persistent and session cookies (for information on cookies, please see below) and other tracking technologies such as log files, clear GIFs, and Flash technologies to: (a) store your username and password; (b) analyze the usage of HealthTrends.com; (c) customize HealthTrends.com to your preferences.
We use these automated technologies to collect and analyze certain types of information, including: (a) information related to the devices or browsers you use to access or interact with HealthTrends.com, such as: IP addresses, geo-location information, unique device identifiers and other information about your mobile phone or other mobile device(s), browser types, browser language, and unique numbers or codes in cookies; and (b) information related to the ways in which you interact with HealthTrends.com, such as: referring and exit pages and URLs, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you used HealthTrends.com, and other similar information. We may also capture other data, such as search criteria and results.
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While specific names of the cookies and similar technologies that we use may change from time to time as we improve and update our services, they generally fall into the below categories of use: Authentication and security cookies. We use these cookies to enable you to remain logged into HealthTrends.com, and verify that it is you as you use HealthTrends.com. This helps keep your account safe and secure from unauthorized use, and helps combat spam and other abuse which violates our policies.
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As we develop this website, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information are generally among the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution.
We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as if you choose to sign on to HealthTrends.com through a third-party service. We cannot control third parties’ use of your information. We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that it is reasonably necessary to (i) respond to claims asserted against us or to comply with legal process (for example, subpoenas or warrants), (ii) enforce or administer our agreements with users, such as the Terms of Service; (iii) for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, customer support, product development and de-bugging purposes, or (iv) protect the rights, property or safety of HealthTrends.com, its users, or members of the public.
HealthTrends.com uses a variety of physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your information, based on the sensitivity of the information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to HealthTrends.com or guarantee that your information on HealthTrends.com may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this page to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.
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