Effective Date: August 16, 2011
In order to create and maintain a customer account and to place orders for products or services on our site or through our toll-free telephone and facsimile numbers, it is necessary for medicadepot.com to collect detailed personal information from customers and to obtain consent to disclose this information to other service providers and health professionals to facilitate customer requests for products and/or services. In collecting and administering this information, we follow the principles set out below.
Principle 1 - Accountability
Medicadepot.com is responsible for maintaining and protecting personal information under its control. We monitor our policies and personal information safeguards on an ongoing basis.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
We use session ID cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
Principle 3 - Consent
Medicadepot.com collects, uses and discloses customer personal information only with the knowledge and consent of customers.
Please note that medicadepot.com may collect, use or disclose personal information without knowledge or consent in exceptional circumstances or to address legal matters, for example, if there is an emergency where the life, health or security of the customer is threatened or where required to do so by applicable law.
If medicadepot.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
We will use your name and email address to send you newsletters and offers which we believe are of value to you. If you no longer wish to receive these communications you may follow the unsubscribe instruction contained in the email communications you receive.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Medicadepot.com does not store this information.
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by medicadepot.com. Please be aware that we, medicadepot.com, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
Medicadepot.com shall collect only that personal information that is reasonably necessary to process customer orders, including as required by third party service providers such as a shipping company to fulfill orders, and a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services, and health professionals to assist us in filling your orders.
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Principle 6 - Accuracy
Personal Information that is maintained by medicadepot.com shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. Medicadepot.com shall confirm all personal information collected from customers each time goods and/or services are requested.
Principle 7 - Security Safeguards
Given the sensitive nature of the personal information collected, medicadepot.com shall employ generally accepted security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, and shall take steps to protect personal information against loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
Principle 8 - Openness
Medicadepot.com personnel are available to answer questions and provide information concerning its policies and practices that apply to the management of personal information.
Principle 9 - Customer Access
Upon request, medicadepot.com will inform a customer of the existence, use and disclosure of his/her personal information, and grant access to such information as appropriate. Customers are able to verify the accuracy and completeness of such information either by logging into their account and making the changes in the account management center or by contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If for some reason, we are unable to grant access to certain information, the reasons for denying access will be provided to the customer upon request.
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
Principle 11 – Customer Service Inquiries and Complaints
Customer satisfaction is of utmost importance to medicadepot.com. Any inquiries or complaints concerning our privacy practices may be directed to our Privacy Officer,
You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below: