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Lymph Notes is committed to protecting your privacy. Privacy is a shared responsibility and we cannot protect you from yourself. Please,
The remainder of this privacy statement explains our policies on collecting, using, and sharing information.
Users may browse the public areas of the site without disclosing any personally identifying information.
Users who wish to participate in Lymph Notes Forums, Lymphedema Stories, and certain other functions must register and create a Member Profile. Registration is free and open to anyone over the age of 13 who is willing to abide by our Guidelines and Terms of Service. Creating a Member Profile requires only a user-name and a valid e-mail address:
Your user profile (see My User Profile) may include the following information that is public and optional, it should not contain personal information that you do not want published:
Members who request professional status to access the Medical Professionals Only forums, have their user name identified as a medical professional, or to be included in the Lymphedema Professionals list must provide documentation for their credentials as explained in My Pro Info or be associated with an organization that is a Lymph Notes sponsor.
Members requesting professional status are required to provide personal identifying information including name, address, and telephone number. This information is retained in a private administrative database.
Professional members may choose the information to be included in the Lymphedema Professionals list. Current options are:
Professional members receive a title (sometimes called a Status) based on the medical licenses they hold. This information will appear in the Lymphedema Professionals list, in the user profile, and with the user's Forum posts. Professional members may optionally provide a description of their training. This information is displayed in their Lymphedema Professionals listing.
Professional members may be required to submit copies of their credential documentation with their request for professional status. This documentation will be shredded after processing and is not shared with other organizations.
Browser information collection
Our servers record information about browsers (computers) that access our site. These logs do not contain personally identifiable information and are analyzed in order to improve the value of our service.
Google Analytics and Google Custom Search
Contact Us form
Use of the Contact Us form will be recorded so that we may respond to your message.
E-mail this page
Use of the 'e-mail this page' feature will be recorded for the purpose of detecting and investigating abuse of this feature. Members who abuse this feature may be denied access.
E-mail list privacy
Our e-mail lists are private, opt-in, and do not disclose other recipients addresses. There are several ways that you may receive e-mail from LymphNotes.com:
Transfer of e-mail addresses or other contact information from this Web site for the purpose of sending unsolicited commercial e-mail (Spam) or any other solicitation is expressly prohibited.
Resale or disclosure to third parties
LymphNotes.com does not sell, rent, loan, or trade any personal information collected on our site. We will, however, disclose information to law enforcement agencies in response to a written subpoena, search warrant, or court order, and we are not responsible for notifying users of such requests.
This site has security measures in place to protect against the unauthorized disclosure or modification of information under our control. Your Member Profile is only as secure as your choice of User Name and Password. We recommend that you choose values that cannot be easily guessed by others.
Viewing and correcting your information
Our policy is to give users the ability to view and correct information about themselves:
This site may contain links to other websites that are outside of the www.lymphnotes.com domain; we are not responsible for the privacy policies or contents of these sites.
This policy may subject to change without notice. Registered Members may be notified by e-mail of significant changes to this policy and changes will be announced on the site.
In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, this site is not designed for children and does not accept information from children.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies or your dealings with this service you may Contact Us or write to:
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
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