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Privacy Policy for NurseGroups.com

Not Medical Advice:
You should ALWAYS consult with your physician. The information posted here by the owners of NurseGroups.com or any third party should not be considered medical advice, and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician. Users of this web site should never attempt home therapy or treatment on themselves without seeking physician consultation. Any information obtained from this web site should be confirmed by the user's own physician. This information is in no way intended to be acted upon by the user and should not replace evaluation by a physician.

Disclaimer of Liability:
This site is provided by NurseGroups.com on an "as is" basis. NurseGroups.com makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site or the information, content, materials, links to outside sites, or doctors included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable state and local law, NurseGroups.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied including, but not limited to, implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. NurseGroups.com will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages. Without limiting the foregoing, NurseGroups.com disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, for any merchandise offered on this site.

Third Party Content:
NurseGroups.com is a distributor of content supplied often times by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s), and the owners of this web site are not responsible for any material posted by third parties. The owners of this web site cannot and do not endorse in any way, nor does it vouch for, the accuracy or usefulness of such material. Furthermore, the owners of NurseGroups.com expressly disclaim any liability associated with material posted by third parties.

Links Disclaimer
Certain links on this site lead to resources located on Websites maintained by third parties over whom NurseGroups.com has no control. Although we try to choose those sites which will be helpful to you, we are not responsible for the quality, safety, completeness, accuracy or nature of the content of such sites. We provide the links simply as a convenience to you; this convenience should not be considered an endorsement by us of these Web sites or the companies who own them. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

The privacy of our visitors to NurseGroups.com is important to us.

We use third-party advertising companies, such as Google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

At NurseGroups.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit NurseGroups.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on NurseGroups.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx.

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to log in to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

What we collect

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us through our contact form below.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.