Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 14, 2016

Please note that by using this website (the “Site”) or services by Prime Surgeons, Inc. (“Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site or Company’s services.

What is the purpose of this Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy discloses Company’s personal information gathering and dissemination practices with respect to the Site and our services. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

We have also created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. We recognize that when you provide us with information about yourself that you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. We are committed to making sure we earn that trust.

What information do we collect from users and how is it used?

The following describes the types of personal and other information the Company may collect about you, and how the Company may use and maintain that information, including, but not limited to:

Registration. Before you can utilize certain services that we offer on the Site or otherwise, we may ask that you register with the Site and provide us with your email address, a password, your first and last name and other contact information and personal details. We request this information for identification purposes, to communicate with you regarding your account, and to facilitate the functioning of certain services. We may keep this information indefinitely.

Forms. To fully utilize the services we offer, you may be required to fill out forms that will contain personal information such as your name, address, telephone number, and health status.

Correspondence. If you correspond with us via email, we may gather in a file specific to you the information that you submit. We may keep this information indefinitely.

To whom does Company disclose information about you that we collect?

Company will not share, rent, sell or otherwise disclose any of the personally identifiable information that we collect about you, except when we have your permission or in any of the following situations:

  • We may disclose information that we collect about you to the members in our surgeon network who are matched to you with your consent, so that they can provide certain services requested by you, or to complete or confirm a transaction that you conduct with us.
  • We may disclose the results of aggregated data about you for marketing or promotional purposes (for instance, that a certain percentage of our Site’s users are living in the United States). In these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you. Certain information, such as your password, is not disclosed to marketing advertisers at all, even in aggregate form.
  • We may disclose information about you as part of a merger, acquisition or other sale or transfer of its assets or business. Company does not guarantee that any entity receiving such information in connection with one of these transactions will comply with all terms of this policy.
  • Moreover, we may be legally obligated to disclose information about you to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as in connection with illegal activity on our Site or to respond to a subpoena, court order or other legal process. Company reserves the right to release information that we collect to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole and absolute discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.

If you use our Site or services outside of the United States, information that we collect about you will be transferred to servers inside the United States and maintained indefinitely, which may involve the transfer of information out of countries located in the European Economic Area. By allowing Company to collect information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of your data.

What security measures does the Site employ?

Our Site requires users to give us unique identifiers in order to log into many areas of the Site. We utilize these unique identifiers to verify the user’s identity and eligibility, in order to protect our members from the release of sensitive or personally identifiable information to unauthorized users. To help protect the privacy of data you transmit through this Site, where personally identifiable information is requested, we also use technology designed to encrypt the information that you input before it is sent to us using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology or similar encryption technology. In addition, Company takes steps to protect the user data we collect against unauthorized access. However, you should keep in mind that this Site and our services are run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond our control.

Please also be aware that despite our best intentions and the guidelines outlined in this Privacy Policy, no data transmission over the Internet or encryption method can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

How can you correct or update information that we collect about you?

You may correct or update information collected about you by managing your account profile or by contacting Company at the email or mailing address noted below. We will use reasonable efforts to update our records. For our records, we may retain original and updated information for reasons such as technical constraints, dispute resolution, troubleshooting and agreement enforcement.

What are the policies of linked Sites and other third parties?

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. You should be aware that when you are on the Site, you can be directed to other websites that are beyond our control, and Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of linked websites. We encourage you to read the posted privacy policy whenever interacting with any website.

How will I know about changes in the Privacy Policy?

Company reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please visit this page periodically so that you will be apprised of any changes.

What is our policy on children users of our Site?

We do not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years old, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS OUR SITE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. If Company learns that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13 years old has been collected without verifiable parental consent, then Company will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has obtained a Company account, then you may alert Company at the address below and request that we delete that child’s personal information from our systems.

What law governs my use of the Site and Company’s services?

By choosing to visit this Site, use our services, or otherwise provide information to Company, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the law of the State of California. You also agree to abide by any limitation on damages contained in our Terms of Service or other agreement that we have with you.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or need to reach us for any other reason, you may contact us by e-mail at info@primesurgeons.com, or by mail at:

Prime Surgeons
4849 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 217
Sherman Oaks, CA  91403

info@primesurgeons.com

Phone: 1-818-456-0375

Additional Information About This Privacy Statement

The policies indicated in this Privacy Policy will remain effective, even if the Member’s subscription is terminated, to the extent we retain information about a member. We may change this Privacy Policy at any time and will inform you of any changes as required by law or regulation.

Information about Particular Services

Analytics
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics on this Application might use Google’s Interest-based advertising, 3rd-party audience data and information from the DoubleClick Cookie to extend analytics with demographics, interests and ads interaction data.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

MixPanel (MixPanel)
MixPanel is an analytics service provided by Mixpanel Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

MailChimp Email Marketing (The Rocket Science Group)

MailChimp Email Marketing is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group
Personal Data collected: email address and Usage data.
Place of processing: US  Privacy Policy

Interaction with external social networks and platforms
This type of services allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting
This type of services allows this Application and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Application by the User.
This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

AdRoll (Semantic Sugar, Inc.)
AdRoll is an advertising service provided by Semantic Sugar, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

User database management
This type of services allows the Owner to build user profiles by starting from an email address, a personal name, or other information that the User provides to this Application, as well as to track User activities through analytics features. This Personal Data may also be matched with publicly available information about the User (such as social networks’ profiles) and used to build private profiles that the Owner can display and use for improving this Application.
Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails based on specific actions performed on this Application.