Eyecare App and Amsler
App Website ( �us� or �we� or �our�) operate this application/website (the
"Site"), and other health related websites and the services related to
or offered on the Sites (hereinafter, the "Services"). We may
include, without limitation, tools, applications, email services, bulletin and
message boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, calendars, and
downloadable mobile applications related to the Site.
"Policy") to help you understand the kinds of information we may
gather about you when you visit the Site or use any of our Services, how we may
use and disclose the information, and how you can control, correct and/or
update the information.
To be clear about the terminology we are
using, when we use the phrase "Personal Information" in this Policy,
we mean information that can be used to identify or contact a person, like a
person�s full name, address, e-mail address, or phone number. When we use the
phrase "Anonymous Information" in this Policy, we mean information
that cannot reasonably be used to identify individual persons.
By visiting this Site or using the Services,
you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Policy. Each
time you visit the Site or use the Services, you agree and expressly consent to
our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide as
described in this Policy.
Your Personal Information will be processed
by us in the United States.
In addition to this general Policy, each
Service may have additional privacy provisions that are specific to the
particular Service. These supplemental disclosures are made adjacent to the
particular Service at the time we collect the information. These supplemental
disclosures also govern the use of your information.
1. The Information We
We collect information about you in the
A. Information you voluntarily provide us
We collect and maintain information that you
voluntarily submit to us during your use of the Sites and Services. For
You can choose not to provide us with
certain information, but this may stop you from gaining access to a Service or
limit the features that you can use.
B. Information we collect through your use
of the Site.
As you use the Site and Services, certain
information may also be passively collected. Through cookies, pixels, beacons,
log files and other technologies, we may collect information about how you use
the Site and the Services. For example we may determine through an IP address
that a particular computer or device is located in New York City and we may use
this information to deliver advertisements promoting New York City-based
businesses. This information allows us to deliver more helpful information,
programs, tools and advertisements. Please see the Cookies and
Targeted Advertising sections below for more information.
C. Information we receive from third
We may also combine online and/or offline
information received from third parties with the information we have already
collected from you via our Sites and Services. The third party information is
used for a variety of purposes including to verify other information about you
(e.g., verify your mailing address to send you requested products or services)
and to enhance the content and advertising we provide to you.
2. How We Use Your
We will use your Personal Information in the
ways described below or described at the time that the information is
We believe that advertising is more
interesting to you when it is relevant. Accordingly, we customize the
advertisements that you see based upon: (i) the
information that you provide us (e.g., age, gender, stated health interests and
other information in your profile); (ii) geographic location information, which
we may determine through your IP address, from your mobile device, or other
ways; (iii) data we receive from third parties or; (iv) your visits on the
Sites or use of Services (commonly referred to as "Behavioral
Advertising"). We may use your Personal Information to deliver customized
advertising to you on this Site, on other websites and on other digital and
offline media channels.
You can limit the way that we tailor
advertising based on your self-reported interests and other information in your
profile by clicking on the "Profile" or "My Account"
section of this Site and deleting or modifying the information. Please note
that if you have registered on multiple Sites, you'll need to modify your
profile on each Site. In addition, you can delete the cookies that we have placed
on your browser.
B. To Provide the Sites and Services.
In general, we use your Personal Information
as necessary or appropriate for purposes including to:
3. Cookies and
A. Cookies, Web Beacons and IP Address
B. Targeted Advertising
Companies Everyday Health works with may use
cookies for purposes including understanding Web usage patterns of users who
see advertisements on the Sites, controlling the sequence of advertisements you
see, making sure you don't see the same advertisement too many times,
determining your interests and tailoring advertisements and promotions based on
For example, if you read an article about a
later serve you an advertisement for a product related to the viewed article.
These third-party vendors may connect information about pages you visit on our
Sites with information about pages you visit on other websites and media
channels and show you advertising based on this combined information. The
advertisement may appear when you are visiting a different section of this Site
or another website or media channel if the website or media channel also has a
relationship with us or our vendor.
You can opt-out of cookies placed by those
vendors listed. After you opt-out, you will still see advertisements but the
advertising may not be as relevant to your interests. If you change your
computer, change your browser, or delete your cookies, you will need to renew
4. How We Disclose
Information to Third Parties
We may share your Personal Information with
third parties as specifically approved by you or under the circumstances
described below. If you do not want us to use or disclose Personal Information
collected about you in the ways identified in this Policy, you should not use
the Site or Services.
A. Disclosure for legal reasons.
We may disclose and release your Personal
Information to third parties: (a) to comply with valid legal requirements such
as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (b) in
special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others, a threat to homeland
security, a threat to our system or network, or in any cases in which we
believe it is reasonably necessary to investigate or prevent harm, fraud,
abuse, illegal conduct or a violation or alleged violation of this Policy or
other agreement we may have with you.
B. Agents and Contractors.
We may provide your Personal Information to
service providers who work on our behalf or help us to operate our business,
the Sites and the Services. Examples of such service providers include vendors
and suppliers that provide us with technology, research, and/or marketing
assistance; provide services and/or content for sending email and providing
customer service; analyze data, serve advertisements on our Sites and Services
and on third-party channels; and process payments (including credit card
payments). Access to your Personal Information by these service providers is
limited to the information reasonably necessary to perform its limited
C. Aggregated, Anonymous Information.
We may share aggregated Anonymous
Information about you with third parties. Aggregated information is your
Anonymous Information that is combined with the Anonymous Information of other
D. Contests, sweepstakes and polls.
Some or all of the information collected
during a promotions, contest, polls, or sweepstakes (�Promotions�) may be
disclosed publicly. It may also be shared with other third parties as disclosed
at the time of collection or in the Promotion rules. These third parties may
include providers of prizes in order to update you of your status of your prize
or other fulfillment needs or a co-sponsor who may use your Personal
Information to administer the Promotion or for their marketing purposes, but only
of collection. Eyecare and Amslerapp
When you participate in a Promotion, you are
subject to any official rules for that Promotion, which may contain additional
information about the specific privacy practices associated with the Promotion.
E. Long-Term-License Services.
This Policy does not cover the use of your
Personal Information by Licensors. The privacy practices of Eyecare�s
Licensors may differ from this policy and we encourage you to contact those
third parties directly if you have questions regarding their use of your
F. Sponsors, Merchants and other ways that
you approve at the time of collection.
We may collect Personal Information about
you and share it with third parties to the extent that you give us permission
at the time of collection. For example, if you purchase a deal, product, or
service, we will provide your information to the applicable merchant or vendor.
We also sometimes gather Personal Information on behalf of a sponsor in
association with a promotion. In such a case, we will provide you notice at the
time of collection that the information is being collected on the sponsor's behalf.
We do not control and are not responsible for how these third parties use your
G. Within our Company; Changes to our
We may share your Personal Information with
any of our subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common
control. Additionally, in the event we go through a business transition such as
a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our
assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You
acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Policy.
5. Message Boards and
We may make message boards, chat rooms, and
other interactive forums available as part of the Services. You should be aware
that any information which you post to these interactive forums or otherwise
choose to make publicly available, including your Personal Information, may be
disclosed and available to all users who have access to that portion of the
Site or Services. By using these interactive forums, you agree that we are not
responsible for any information that you disclose or communicate in such
forums, and any disclosures you make are at your own risk.
The Site and Services are not directed or
intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect
Personal Information from individuals under 13 years of age. If you are under
13 years of age, you should not register or provide Personal Information on the
Site or through the Services. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom
you believe has disclosed Personal Information to us, please contact us at email@example.com so that we may delete
and remove such child's information from our systems.
7. Updating and Control
of Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the
collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive
promotional communications from us you will have the opportunity to
"opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the
promotional e-mail or newsletter you receive or by editing your preference to
receive these communications within the "Manage My Email" or similar
feature on the individual Sites when you are logged in as a registered user.
You can update or correct your Personal
Information by logging in and clicking on your user name at the top of the Site
to access the "Profile" section. If you no longer wish Eyecare App to use or share your Personal Information in
accordance with this Policy or you no longer desire to use or access this Site,
you can also remove your Personal Information from the "Profile"
section of the Site. If you would like assistance disabling your account,
please contact customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep in mind, however, that even if you
delete information from your profile, we may retain your Personal Information
in conformance with our data retention policy and Personal Information may
remain within our databases, access logs, and other records. In addition, we
are not responsible for updating or removing your Personal Information
contained in the lists or databases of third parties who have been provided
information as permitted by this Policy.
8. Third Party Links
The Sites may link to websites operated by
third parties that we do not control. We do not monitor, control, or endorse
the information collection or privacy practices of any third parties. We
encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website
you visit and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective
privacy policies and practices. This Policy applies solely to information
collected by us through the Sites or Services and does not apply to these third
party websites. The ability to access information of third parties from the
Sites or Services, or links to other websites or locations, is for your
convenience only and does not signify our endorsement of such third parties,
their products, services, websites, locations or their content.
We place a priority on the security of
Personal Information, and we undertake reasonable security measures to help
protect the data that resides on our servers. We also use secure server
software (SSL) to process all financial transactions that occur on the Site.
SSL technology can encrypt Personal Information transmitted over the Internet.
However, no security system is impenetrable. We do not warrant the security of
our servers, nor do we warrant that your information, including Personal
Information, will be completely secure or not be intercepted while being
transmitted over the Internet.
10. How To Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding privacy
or this Policy, you may contact us as follows:
We reserve the right to change, modify, add
or remove portions of this Policy at any time and without prior notice, and any
changes will become effective immediately upon being posted unless we advise
you otherwise. Your continued use of the Site or Services after this Policy has
been amended shall be deemed to be your continued acceptance of the terms and
conditions of the Policy, as amended. We encourage you to bookmark this Web
page and review this Policy regularly.
Personal Health Information
place a priority on ensuring the health and well being of your eye and visual
functions are cared for. However, by using this application and agreeing to its
terms and conditions you agree to release those in association with the Amslerapp website and Eyecare
application of any harm that may come to the eye or visual function as a result
of using the mobile application. Additionally you agree that we can use your
personal health information as used in this application for your benefit and
that we will not use it to divulge your information to any third parties or
other vendors. However, your agreement in the terms and conditions stipulate
that you release any liability for us if there is any delay in care for your
general health or eye care health as a result of using this program. The use of
the eyecare application is strictly observatory and
for your own record keeping and we take no responsibility in ensuring you have
the appropriate follow up needed to care for your eyes as deemed medically
necessary. All personal health information will be protected but you release
the Eycare or amslerapp
website users from any liability if there is any compromised of personal health
information collected through the use of the application or website.