Your privacy is important to us. Prevent Medical Error is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This Statement of Privacy applies to Prevent Medical Error’s web site data collection and usage. By using PME’s website, you consent to the data and usage practices described in this statement
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting children’s privacy is very important. For that reason, Prevent Medical Error will never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 18. No part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
Under our Terms of Service and Conditions of Use, children under 18 are not allowed to use our website and/or access our services. It is not our intention to offer products or services to minors.
Collection of your Personal Information
Prevent Medical Error collects personally identifiable information and personal health information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, telephone number and medical conditions or complaints when you voluntarily provide this information to us.
Generic information is also collected and used by the Prevent Medical Error for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Prevent Medical Error’s website. This may include data about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Prevent Medical Error such as: your IP address, browser type, domain names, the amount of time you spend accessing and viewing our site and referring Web site addresses
Your information is aggregated and may be used to understand our overall user base. In addition, we may share this information about our website visitors as a whole, not individually, with third parties for various purposes, in our sole discretion.
Third Party Sites
We have included links on this website for your use and reference. Prevent Medical Error encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from the PME website so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Prevent Medical Error, agents, assigns and/or affiliates are not responsible in any way for the privacy statements or content on Web sites outside of the Prevent Medical Error Web site. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these websites may differ from our own.
Use of your Personal Information
When you choose to contact us, donate, join our mailing list and/or request assistance Prevent Medical Error collects and uses your personal information including the personal health information that you provide to us. This information is used to operate PME’s site and follow up on your donation or request. Prevent Medical Error may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other assistance or products that may be available from PME and/or others.
Prevent Medical Error does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. If and when you sign up for our mailing list, Prevent Medical Error may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external businesses about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Prevent Medical Error may share data with trusted Agents to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide response to your request or donation. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Prevent Medical Error and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Prevent Medical Error keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit on our site, in order to determine what materials and/or features are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and marketing within Prevent Medical Error to those whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Prevent Medical Error sites will disclose your personal information, without notice and at our discretion, 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 agents, affiliates assigns and or Prevent Medical Error’s Web site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Prevent Medical Error; and, (c) if it is necessary to protect the personal safety of users and/or supporters of Prevent Medical Error, and/or the public.
State Law & Accompanying Rights
Security of your Personal Information
Prevent Medical Error secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, when personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to Our Privacy Notices
Prevent Medical Error will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback and changes and/ or changes in technology, standards or law. Prevent Medical Error encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
You may have additional rights governed by State law and/or other law based on where you live. These rights may augment, strengthen, or coordinate with any privacy rights you have inherently or under US Federal law and/or other law. Our policy is to do our best to comply fully with all applicable privacy policies.
Prevent Medical Error welcomes your question and comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you have questions or concerns, please write to us at PO Box 247 Portland, ME 04112.