PRIVACY POLICY


INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the privacy policy page of HAdvisor, a site that allows doctors to anonymously share their working conditions in a particular hospital with the general public.

HAdvisor is always doing all it can to honor, respect, and ensure the privacy and anonymity of users who use our website and services.

PURPOSE

The primary purpose of this privacy policy is to educate you on the information that we gather when you use our services, the reason we collect this information, how we use such information, and how we protect the information and your anonymity.

REVIEWS

Please note that we review this privacy policy regularly to reflect our current practices. We advise that you come back to this page often to check for revisions.

We also ask that you do not use this website and our provided services if you do not understand or if you do not agree with this privacy policy.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION AND RESTRICTIONS

HAdvisor only collects personal information when such personal information has been willingly provided for a specific service. The personal information we so collect include mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and names, where we require you to log in to access a restricted area of our website.

We may also require you to provide us with such personal information when you apply for another service we provide (apart from offering your views on your hospital work), participate in a survey, subscribe to our newsletters and mailings, give us a feedback as per our services, or submit a complaint to us.

You understand and accept that any personal information that you willingly make available to us is kept in the strictest confidence.

We store voluntarily provided information in our database, and only authorized HAdvisor staff members have access to such information.

Please note that voluntarily provided information is used by us only for the purpose for which you provided it.

THIRD PARTIES DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

We do not, under any circumstances, disclose users’ personal information to other parties.

HAdvisor does not share, trade, sell, or rent users’ personal information.

It is our policy to keep all user information confidential, unless otherwise provided by law or if explicitly agreed otherwise.

We want you to understand that no third parties have access to the HAdvisor database

ANONYMOUS DATA

HAdvisor may collect anonymous data for different purposes and services. We use such data for research, statistical, and technical purposes. For example, when you participate in a HAdvisor organized survey, you agree to our collection of your personal information but understand that we will not disclose this personal information to anyone.

We make sure that all the information that we share is always anonymous.

Where we need to use your identifying information for any reason whatsoever, we will request for your explicit permission.

AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

Apart from your voluntarily provided information, we also gather some specific information that your computer or other accessing device automatically make available to us when you use our services. These may include but is not limited to:

  • Your IP address or domain name
  • Referring and exit pages,
  • Internet service provider (ISP),
  • Clickstream data,
  • Browser and operating system, and
  • Date and time stamps.

The kind of information made available to us under this category is non-personal and does not specifically identify any user, even to us.

COOKIES

In order to better serve our website users, we like most websites, use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are relayed to your web browser and warehoused on the hard drive of your computer the first time you visit our site.

When you consequently use the same computer to access our website, our web servers are informed of your visit because of the deposited cookies. The cookies then inform us of your usage pattern and your preferences.

We rely a lot on cookies as per our website’s operation. For example, cookies allow us to recognize you as an existing user and will allow us to present you with appropriate information when you choose a language.

It is, however, important that you understand that cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you.

All cookies have a default expiration date, but you can speed things up and empty your storage manually. You also have the choice of deleting already stored cookies on your hard drive, and you have the power to refuse cookies when you visit our website. However, reducing cookies may have a negative impact on the usability of our website.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

At HAdvisor, we also make use of Google Analytics in the analysis of how our users use the website. The way that Google Analytics works is that it uses cookies (as defined above) to gather certain kinds of information, such as standard Internet log information and information pertaining to visitor behavior. It however does this in an anonymous manner.

This cookie-generated information about the website use is forwarded to Google, and is subsequently used to assess visitors’ use of our website as well as to derive statistics on our website activity.

You understand that we do not permit third parties to use our Google Analytics tools to collect any user’s personally identifiable information or to track any of our users.

You also understand that Google does not use this information to link your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Under no circumstances will we use Google Analytics to link or attempt to link an IP address with the computer user’s identity.

We also do not link any information gathered from our use of Google Analytics to any of your Personally Identifiable Information available from other sources, except you make this information available to us willingly.

Our policy is to immediately change the last IP memory after it has been sent to the Analytics Collection Network, and never write the full IP address to disk.

NO UNDERAGE CHILDREN

Our website and services are planned for an adult audience and are not in any way directed towards children. We do not invite children to use our website and services or submit personal information to us.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND RESOURCES

We may sometimes provide links to certain third-party websites and resources as a matter of convenience to our users.

When we do, we admonish you not to take our provision of such and their presence on our website as our approbation or endorsement of the policies, services, products and procedures of that third-party website, website or resource.

These third party links will have different privacy policies than we do, and we do not control them. Specifically, they may not provide you with the anonymity that we do.

You, therefore, agree that your access to and use of such third-party resources is solely at your own risk. We, however, recommend that you always review linked resources’ legal policies before using such resources.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use a variety of security measures on the website to preserve the safety and security of users’ information, and this without limitation includes technical, physical, and administrative precautions to preserve the safety of your personal data.

We also use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect personal data.

All users’ personal information can only be accessed by a limited number of specialists who are duly authorized and these specialists are mandated to keep users’ information confidential.

We however, will not be responsible or liable for any unauthorized access or loss of personal data that is beyond our control, because there is no full guarantee of security for data transmissions made over the Internet.

RIGHT TO VERIFY YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

All HAdvisor users have the right to request access to the personal information that we have about them.

In order to ensure that your personal information in our possession is accurate, you may request access to your information so that you verify it, as provided by law.

So that we can continue to protect your privacy, you understand that we will take judicious steps to authenticate your identity before we allow you to access or correct your personal information.

OPTING OUT

Subject to applicable laws and reasonable notice, you have the choice of opting out of our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time.

Please email us at (please insert email address) if you want to stop using our services.

RIGHT TO HAVE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION DELETED

You have the right to have your personal information in our possession deleted. Where you request us to do so, we will remove your personal information from our database upon your request.

OTHER RIGHTS UNDER THIS GDPR COMPLIANT POLICY

You have the following rights under this privacy policy:

  • The right to revise your private information that we hold in our records if you believe it to be erroneous or if such information changes;
  • The right to restrict the way and scope that we process your information;
  • The right to restrict the way and scope that we process your information;
  • The right to withdraw your consent where you had previously given your consent to our processing of your information in certain ways;
  • The right to have your personal information deleted if you are no longer using our services.
  • You, however, understand and accept that we will store your personal information for as per specific policies or commercially reasonable periods of time, except this is frowned upon by the law.
  • To exercise any of your rights under this policy, please contact us at (please insert email).

LIABILITY OF HADVISOR

We do all we can to provide the most reliable and most trustworthy of information.

This is why we ask that you notify us as quickly as possible if you discover any errors on our website, and we will do our best to correct such errors.

Nevertheless, your use of the website and service is at your own risk. We provide the website, including all materials, services, functions, software, content, and/or "as is," without any type of warranty.

In no event will we be answerable for any direct, implied, consequential, special or incidental losses emerging out of any user’s use of the website.

GOVERNING LAW

HAdvisor follows United States privacy principles and is fully committed to respecting the United States laws on the protection of personal information.

CONTACT US

Please contact us by email at (please insert email address) where you have concerns or questions as per this privacy policy, or if you require supplementary information about the confidentiality of your personal information.

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