HIV in Children
PRIVACY STATEMENT
HIV IN CHILDREN.org from Pediatric Oncall is a part of Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network. The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network is comprised of several websites: hivinchildren.org, infectioninchildren.com, vaccinereminder.com, medicaladris.com (referred to collectively as the "Professional Sites"), including any mobile optimized versions of the Professional Sites and the Pediatric Oncall apps. These properties are owned and operated by Pediatric Oncall. We respect your right to maintain your privacy while visiting The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network. We have a written privacy policy to address your concerns.

Personal Information
The user has to fill up a registration form to access The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps. Our site's and apps' registration and query form requires users to give us personal information such as their name, email and demographic information such as their address and telephone number. The user's personal information is used to contact the visitor as and when necessary. This personal information also allows us to inform you about updates to the service and further additions on The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps. We maintain this information as private to the best of our ability. Pediatric Oncall does not sell email addresses of registered users, share user information with an advertiser or a partner web site

Pediatric Oncall uses aggregated user demographic information gathered through server statistics to attract possible advertisers and partner web sites. This is necessary for Pediatric Oncall to remain a free and public service.

Cookies
The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps also collects information generated as you interact within our app & website (such as your browser type, mobile device type, IP address, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, articles downloaded, article tags and time spent reading each article). We collect Non-Personal Information about your use of our Web sites and apps and your use of the Web sites or apps of selected sponsors through the use of Cookies. Every computer accesses a Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps is assigned a different Cookie by Pediatric Oncall. The information collected by Cookies

(i) helps us dynamically generate content on Web pages or in newsletters,
(ii) allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our Websites or apps and selected sponsors' sites,
(iii) how many people open our emails, and
(iv) for what purposes these actions are being taken.
We may use Cookie information to determine the popularity of certain content. Cookies are also used to facilitate a user's log-in, as navigation aides and as session timers. If you reject our Cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of our Web sites or apps may not work ;properly but you do not have to accept our Cookies in order to productively use our sites or apps. We do not link Non-Personal Information from Cookies to Personally Identifiable Information without your permission and do not use Cookies to collect or store Personal Health Information about you.

Disclosure of Your Information
Except as described in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps will not disclose any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information it gathers from you on our website or apps. We may only release Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to third parties:

(1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search; warrant, subpoena or court order; or
(2) in special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights. In the eventthat we are legally compelled to disclose your Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order. In addition, we may disclose Personal Information as described below.

Disclosure to Pediatric Oncall Operations and Maintenance Contractors
Pediatric Oncall operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products or services to The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content for the operation and maintenance of our Web sites or apps. Unless you have Opted-out of receiving emails and newsletters from The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps, these contractors also may have access to your email address to send newsletters or special promotions to you on our behalf or to send emails to you for purposes such as conducting market research on our behalf. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for Pediatric Oncall. We also contractually require that our operations and maintenance contractors
1) protect the privacy of your Personally Identifiable Information consistent with this Privacy Policy, and
2) not use or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose other than providing us with products and services as required by law.

Disclosure of Aggregate Information
Pediatric Oncall may provide Aggregate Information to third parties. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our website or app and the activities they conduct while on our sites or apps. We require parties with whom we share Aggregate Information to agree that they will not attempt to make this information personally identifiable, such as by combining it with other databases.

How The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps Handles Privacy and Security Internally
Here are some of the security procedures that The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps uses to protect your privacy:
  • Requires both a personal username (log-in name) and a password in order for users to access their Personally Identifiable Information or Personal Health Information.
  • Uses firewalls to protect information held in our servers.
  • Utilizes Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption in transmitting Personally Identifiable Information to our servers.
  • Closely monitors the limited number of Pediatric Oncall employees who have potential access to your Personally Identifiable Information.
  • Requires all Pediatric Oncall employees to abide by our Privacy Policy and to be subject to disciplinary action if they violate it.
  • Backs-up our systems to protect the integrity of your Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information

Despite Pediatric Oncall's efforts to protect your Personally Identifiable Information and Personal Health Information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.

Limitations on Removing or Changing Information
Upon your request, we will delete your Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information from our active databases and where feasible from our back-up media. You should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps from our servers.

Privacy Policy Changes
As our privacy policies change in significant ways, we will make every effort to notify our users of the changes. We will post privacy policy changes on our Web sites or apps in a timely manner.

Business Transitions
In the event The Pediatric Oncall Health Professional Network sites and apps goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Pediatric Oncall reserves the right to revise or update this Privacy Policy at any time.

Last updated: 30th March 2013

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