Preferred Medical, An NDC Company, is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Preferred Medical website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Preferred Medical website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Preferred Medical collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Preferred Medical also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Preferred Medical. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Preferred Medical for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Preferred Medical website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Preferred Medical public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Preferred Medical does not read any of your private online communications.
Preferred Medical encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Preferred Medical so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Preferred Medical is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Preferred Medical and Preferred Medical family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
Preferred Medical collects and uses your personal information to operate the Preferred Medical website and deliver the services you have requested. Preferred Medical also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Preferred Medical and its affiliates. Preferred Medical may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Preferred Medical does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Preferred Medical may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Preferred Medical may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Preferred Medical, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Preferred Medical does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Preferred Medical keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Preferred Medical, in order to determine what Preferred Medical services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Preferred Medical to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Preferred Medical websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Preferred Medical or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Preferred Medical; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Preferred Medical, or the public.
The Preferred Medical Website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Preferred Medical pages, or register with Preferred Medical site or services, a cookie helps Preferred Medical to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Preferred Medical website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Preferred Medical features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Preferred Medical services or websites you visit.
Preferred Medical collects cookies on our website to capture information about page visits. This information is anonymous and Preferred Medical uses this information only internally - to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. Preferred Medical does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our website, our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preferences options in our products and/or services, where applicable. Preferred Medical never gives away information about our users. If you choose to e-mail us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, Preferred Medical will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. Preferred Medical will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific Preferred Medical product or service.
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Security of your Personal Information
Preferred Medical secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Preferred Medical secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You have the right to review, request correction, or object to the processing of your personal data collected by Preferred Medical or request the removal of this information from our databases. You also have the right to know the categories of personal information we collect, the purposes for which the information is used, and any third parties to whom the data is disclosed for business purposes.
To request details of the information Preferred Medical holds about you, or to request revision/deletion of such information, you or your authorized agent may contact a Preferred Medical representative by calling (800) 722-7865 or emailing [email protected]. You, or your authorized agent, will be required to provide your name, company name, Preferred Medical account number, and email address associated with your Preferred Medical account along with your request. Other means of verifying your (or your agent’s) identity may also be required as deemed appropriate by Preferred Medical.
Preferred Medical will respect all such requests regarding your personal data subject to certain exceptions provided by law. Such exceptions include (but are not limited to) information retained for legal or compliance purposes.
If you choose to exercise your privacy rights, Preferred Medical will not discriminate against you in any manner.
Changes to this Statement
Preferred Medical will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Preferred Medical encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Preferred Medical is protecting your information.
Preferred Medical welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Preferred Medical has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Preferred at [email protected]. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.