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What personally identifiable information of yours is collected?All registered users
We also collect patient-reported values on a continuing basis as a part of the treatment plan supervision, as well as information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, questionnaires and other forms of feedback.
Will I receive promotional e-mail?When you complete Registration or your Member Profile, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional emails from betterMD.net and/or third parties. You may opt out of receiving these emails when you provide the information or by changing your preferences within your Member Profile at any time.
What organization is collecting the information?Information gathered at betterMD.net is collected by betterMD.net, Inc. For more information about the betterMD network see "Company Profile" in the Welcome Center.
How will the information be used?The information gathered at betterMD.net has many uses. In general this can be broken into three categories:
To whom will the information be distributed?Effective implementation of your treatment plan requires that both your baseline profile information and your self-reported records be shared with your primary care physician and healthcare professional (dieticians, exercise physiologist and behavioral counselors.) This is done with your explicit permission.
betterMD may provide information about you which does not allow you to be identified or contacted to third parties. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. We might also inform a pharmaceutical company (that may or may not be an advertiser on our site) that "30% of our users live east of the Mississippi" or that "25% of our users have tried alternative medicine." Depending on the circumstances, we may or may not charge for this information.
How will betterMD protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under the company's control?The betterMD network places the utmost importance on the security of your personal records. Whenever you submit or modify information at betterMD.net, we will send such information over the Internet using Secure Socket Layer, version 3 (or other later versions) ("SSL") encryption technology. The information you submit to betterMD.net will be stored at our secure Internet Service Center. This facility is located in Sterling, Virginia, USA, and consists of 33,000 square feet of raised floor space, and provides the highest levels of security, monitoring and backup systems. Security systems include 24 hour-a-day video recording and on-site security personnel. Backup power sources are provided by uninterrupted dual battery and generator backup systems with a three-day fuel supply available on-site.
Please note that you are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your betterMD.net password or account. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of usernames and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your account and password; (3) promptly inform betterMD of any need to deactivate a password; (4) immediately inform the betterMD network of a suspected breach of security. You grant betterMD and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the betterMD.net website the right to receive, transmit, monitor, retrieve, store and use your personal information, including information which may be privileged and confidential under applicable state and federal laws, in connection with the operation of betterMD.net and subsequent program applications.
How can I correct any inaccuracies in the information?You can always contact us in order to delete your Personal Information from our systems, update the Personal Information that you have provided to us, and change your preferences with respect to marketing contacts, by sending an e-mail message to support@betterMD.net - or contact us directly from the site.
You can also edit your profile information from the appropriate membership area of the web site. For example, patients may edit their information by accessing the profile editor from within the Patient Center.
for more information: info@betterMD.net