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Your privacy is important to us.


Medword has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our continued firm commitment to your privacy. Medword will never, never, sell any personal information gathered from you or about your activities at our site. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site: Medword Medical Sales

We have tried to engineer our Medword web site to only request information of a personal nature from our visitors when absolutely required. Any type of truly usable information, such as name and address, phone number, credit card information, checking information, and other demographic information, is only obtained with your express permission.

The Disposition Of Collected Information

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The following information
may be disclosed to, and therefore collected by, Medword

Your Name

Your name is collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store: Medword uses your name to identify you and send you your order.

  2. When you correspond with Medword by e-mail or any of our contact forms: If you provide your name in correspondence with Medword, we will use it to identify you when responding to you. Medword does not assemble names and e-mails from this source, but your e-mail may be archived on our computers for up to a year.
Your Date of Birth

Your Date of Birth is collected:

  1. When you join our forum in MTGab.com. This information is to fulfill a requirement for registration in the USA to verify your age. Medword does nothing else with this information, but store it safely.
Your Education, Background, and/or Career Objectives

Your Education, Background, and/or Career Objectives are collected:

  1. When you join our forum in MTGab.com. This information is voluntary and can be revised or deleted at any time.
Your Street Address, and/or City, State, Province, Country

Your Street Address, and/or City, and/or State or Province, and/or Country are collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store. All or part of this information is used to produce and record your order and is not used for any other purpose but to fill and/or ship it to you.

When you join our forum in MTGab.com. This information is voluntary and can be revised or deleted at any time.

E-mail address

Your e-mail address is collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store. Your e-mail address is collected in case we need to contact you to clarify any information about your order. It is never used again from this source.

  2. When you complete any "Contact Medword" form. We would use this to respond to your e-mail. Medword does not assemble names and e-mails from this source, but your e-mail may be archived on our computers for up to a year.

  3. When you "Send Info to a Friend" form. Your e-mail address is automatically collected by the script for this form. Any "required" personal information or optional information submitted with this form may be used by Medword for general demographic purposes. Medword may review the contents of this form for informational purposes. However, Medword does not assemble this information for later use. It is simply deleted at regular intervals.

  4. When you register at Medword's MTGab.com. This information is used to register you as a unique user. Your e-mail address will be visible to any person visiting the bulletin board or reviewing your personal profile. It may be changed at any time and your member status may be edited or deleted at your request.
Phone Number

Your phone number is collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store. Your phone number is collected in case we need to contact you to clarify any information about your order. It is never used again from this source.
Business Name, Address, Phone Number(s)
Your business name, and/or address, phone number(s) are collected:
  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store in the name of a/your business. If you include a/your business name, and/or address, and/or phone number(s), this information is used to produce, record, and ship your order and is not used for any other purpose.
Shipping Information

Your shipping information is collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store and you request that the order be shipped to an address different from that which you submitted under your personal information. This address information is used to produce and record your order and is not used for any other purpose.
Demographic Information

Your Demographic Information is collected:

  1. When you join MTGab.com. Information such as occupation, interests, home page, ICQ number, city, state, and country, are all optional fields. You do not have to complete them. If you complete all or some of these fields, that information may be viewed by any person who would like to review your profile. Medword does not assemble this information for later use.
Credit Card information; Personal/Business Check information

Your credit card information, personal/business check information is collected:

  1. When you purchase a product through The Medword Store. This information is used to process the payment(s) for the course(s) you order. It is not used for any other purpose.
Friend's Name and E-mail Address

Your friend's name and e-mail address is collected:

  1. When you complete Medword's "Send Info to a Friend" form. Your friend's name and e-mail address is automatically collected by the script for this form. Any "required" personal information or optional information submitted with this form may be used by Medword for general demographic purposes. Medword may review the contents of this form for informational purposes. However, Medword does not assemble this information for later use. It is simply deleted at regular intervals. Each file you send lets your friend know that we have a record of their e-mail address and that they may contact us to be removed from any list they are on, if we indeed have any such list. To avoid their name being possibly collected again, we advise them, in the sent file, to instruct you not to use their e-mail address or send them information from Medword without their permission.
User Name & Password

Your user name and password is collected:

  1. When you register for Medword's MTGab.com. This information is used to register you as a unique user. Your user name will be visible to any person visiting the bulletin board or reviewing your personal profile. Your password and other registration information is accessible by yourself and the site administrator only.
Quizzes and Surveys

Your answers from quizzes and surveys are collected:

  1. When you participate in Medword's quizzes and surveys. However, any survey or quiz information you provide, or answers you give to questions, cannot be attributed to you personally in any way. Survey information is just added to existing published survey results by a script.
Cookies
  1. Our MT Gab Forum sometimes uses cookies to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit the site. This cookie is stored on your computer and only includes information you have agreed to provide. The cookie includes the last time of your visit, so the next time you visit a computer script can display messages on the board within the number of days you set in your preferences as a registered member. Your preferences may be edited at any time. If you no longer want to be a registered member, just e-mail us and we will delete your user name. The site administrator only has access to your password and registration information in order to send this information to you if you forget it.

  2. We also use cookies for other purposes. Cookies are also used so quiz and survey respondents cannot complete a given survey more than once and thereby skew the results of the survey. This kind of cookie does not give information on you personally, your computer, your e-mail, or name. It is stored on your computer's hard drive. We do not know the contents of this cookie. The fact that you may have already participated in a survey is only discovered by a script which in turn then tells you that you have already participated. You may view results of surveys without taking part in them and no cookie will be generated.

  3. Most browsers allow three options for handling cookies:
  • Accept all cookies
  • Warn before accepting a cookie
  • Reject all cookies

If your browser is set to "reject all cookies" you will not be able to participate in the quizzes or surveys and your user preferences at MT Gab will not be stored on your computer.
Advertisers
  1. We sometimes use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. There also may be special links hidden in some text and product links by third parties. These ads or links may generate cookies that give the advertiser only general information, usually about which of Medword's pages was accessed. While we may use cookies in other parts of our web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by an ad company, and we do not have access to that information. The banners Medword might display are part of a cooperative venture with reputable companies such as Google.com or Amazon.com.
Personal Information
  1. This web site does not request any personal information or collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted unless you explicitly agree.
Information Disclosed When Buying Through The Medword Store
  1. Personal information required for payment and shipping of product is collected when someone pays for a product in our Medword Store. Payment information is processed via secure order page submission through a secure server. The information submitted is only viewed by one person at Medword and then is processed by the company whose product you purchased. These companies may retain that information for a period equal to the time required by their local jurisdiction for business tax and accounting purposes. This is similar to how information is eventually stored when paying for goods in person with a check or credit card. These companies do not share the information but use it only for shipping purposes and payment. Personal information on orders canceled and not yet delivered is shredded by Medword. Any personal or financial information you provide on a secure order form is never used again once the order has been filled and shipped, unless it concerns that order directly.
External Links
  1. The Medword site contains links to many other sites. Medword is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Any links reported to Medword as being socially, ethically, or morally unacceptable will be reviewed by Medword and may be left as a link or removed as a link at the sole discretion of Medword. It is Medword's intention to only link to sites with generally socially acceptable content, understanding that "socially acceptable content" is a very general term open to many interpretations. In each case, Medword will be the sole and exclusive arbiter or interpreter of what is acceptable unless limited by applicable law.
Special Relationships
  1. Medword receives commissions, finder's fees, and other revenue by reselling books, software, videos, and other products sold for companies and other partners found on our site who pay Medword for referrals to their site. If you click on one of these links and buy products or services from them, you are bound by that seller's privacy policy, return policy, guarantees, and other warranties. These companies may have their own privacy policies and statements, separate and apart from Medword's, and you may want to review them before giving any personal or sensitive information to them.

  2. Medword has been a member of various reliability programs. These programs allow buyers a means of verifying Medword's reliability as a seller of goods on the Internet. Both of the aforementioned monitoring parties allow you to report on Medword indirectly. Please be aware that Medword's participation in these programs does not constitute an endorsement of products we may sell.
Children Under The Age of 13
    The content of the Medword site is suitable for viewing by people of all ages, including children. Medword is registered with ICRA (Internet Content Rating Association) and the site is rated as suitable for general audiences. Medword does not knowingly accept any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. On pages where personal information may be submitted, the person accessing the page is required to make a choice to enter the page or not based on their self-stated age.
Public Forums - The MT Gab Medical Transcription Bulletin Board
  1. This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.

  2. To be allowed to post replies and new topics on Medword's MT Gab Forum you must register. There is no registration requirement to read messages only. If you do want to become a registered user of our MT Gab Forum, it is free, but you will be required to give your legitimate active e-mail address that can be verified. Other information at time of registration is voluntary and is so marked on the form. The site administrator does have access to your password to resend it in case you forget it. See more information under "Cookies" on this page.

  3. Medword Medical Sales also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.
Security
  1. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Medword's web site employs generally-accepted methods of preventing tampering and unauthorized entry to our files.
Contacting the Medword Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, your dealings with this web site, or have any other questions or concerns about personal information you think Medword may have on you, please contact us by a method listed below. Also, at any time, you may later review or update the personal information we have collected online from you by contacting us by a method listed below:

Methods of contacting Medword:

Please go to "Contact Medword" area of our site by clicking HERE. You may also write to us at the address listed in the "Contact Medword" area of our site.



To reiterate:

We do not collect any personal information on this web site without your knowledge. We do not share any personal information with any third parties, sell any of the information collected, nor do we use any personal information collected for any purpose other than stated on this page. We do not use sophisticated demographic or marketing software programs to glean information about our visitors from those scripts that collect it.

Our privacy policy has been in effect since 1998, with each rewritten policy being more expansive and descriptive of exactly what Medword does with the information it collects. The "Medword Privacy Statement" published on this page supersedes any other versions of Medword's Privacy Statement.

Users of this site are bound by the "Terms of Use" found here.

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