Privacy Policy

Information about Meridians:JAOM Subscribers
Meridians:JAOM respects the privacy of our subscribers. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect and use information when you purchase a subscription to Meridians: the Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

When you purchase a subscription, we collect certain information from you. We ask for your business and/or residential address, phone/mobile numbers, email address, and a number of other items of information that we may remove or add to from time to time. We collect this information in order to send you subscription rreminders by email, updates and information about our products and services, a means to respond to your questions, and to allow you to use our web forums if and when such forums are implemented.

If you make a purchase on our site, we will ask you for your billing information including your name, billing address, email address, and telephone number in order to process your order. If you choose to participate in a forum, we will ask you for, or otherwise assign to you, other information including a username and password. This information is required to participate.

We do not keep track of where you go on our site in a manner that would personally identify you. We do use information about how visitors use our site on an anonymous, aggregated basis. We use this information so that we can understand how visitors are using the site and to improve its content and navigation.

Sharing of Information
Of necessity, we will submit your information to a third party vendor and their subcontractors in order to fulfill your order, or any of several other services we provide to you requiring the involvement of a third party. Any third party that we do business with is not permitted to use any of your personal information in any manner other than for the purpose for which it was provided. Third parties will not sell, rent or give your information to any other companies, other than successors to their businesses.

By placing your order with us, you acknowledge that the uses and disclosures are necessary to the fulfillment of the order placed by you, and you specifically consent to the use and the disclosure of your personal information as set forth herein. You specifically acknowledge that your personal information may be transferred outside the Unites States in order to process or fulfill your order. Subject to applicable law, we will provide you with access to your personal information on request and provide you with the means to rectify errors. You may also notify us of your objection to the use of your personal information for Meridians:JAOM's direct marketing purposes.

Email
Meridians:JAOM holds your email address sacrosanct. With the one exception noted below, we will not knowingly release anyone's email address to anyone for any reason, regardless of how we acquired it. Note: If you contact us by email, you agree that your email address may be provided to the most appropriate Department Representative for the sole purpose of engaging in the dialog you initiated.

Cookies
The website uses "cookies" to improve your experience on our site, and is required to make a purchase. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer through your browser when you generally visit some websites. Our website does not place any other cookies on your computer.

Legal Disclosure
The Meridians:JAOM Administrative Policy and Procedures that pertain to our practitioner customers is such that we will not record or track the activities of your practice, the non-private interactions with your patients, your activities towards the profession, nor your communications with us unless it directly impacts the status of your subscription. However, in certain situations, such as the receipt of a legally recognized subpoena or court order, we may be required to share whatever permanent and temporary information we may have about you.

Security
Meridians:JAOM is committed to securely maintaining any information that you provide to us. We use state of the art technology in order to securely store all user information in our databases and paper files. While we make every effort to keep this information secure, we cannot 100% guarantee that the security measures we take will prevent third parties from illegally obtaining your information.

Privacy Changes
If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes here so that you will always know what information we collect about you, how we use it and whether it is shared with anyone. The privacy of your email address, however, is written in stone by the very finger of whatever deity or honor system you profess to believe in.

Contact Information
For questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the products and services provided by Meridians:JAOM, please use the Contact Us form provided.

 

 

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