Your privacy concerns are important to femtalkusa.
This Policy is designed to provide you with the information you need to
control your personal information.
1. You may use the femtalkusa website without giving
us information which identifies you, such as your name, address,
telephone number, e-mail address, credit card and similar information.
We refer to these types of information as "Personally Identifying
2. We collect Personally Identifying Information only
if you voluntarily provide it on the website. If you do not wish to
provide some or all of the information requested on a screen, or if you
have concerns about maintaining the confidentiality of any information,
do not provide it.
3. We may request general information, such as your
postcode, in order to identify the sponsor for your area, and for
statistical purposes. For convenience, this information may be stored on
your hard drive in a "cookie file." If you wish to block or
delete such files, most browsers provide a method for doing so. This
type of general information, as well as information concerning the
websites from which users visit our site, and other similar information,
may be provided to third parties in aggregate form.
4. Our "Ask-The-Doctor" feature is designed
to be anonymous. Prior to your one-to-one, anonymous chat, you will be
asked for your state and zip or post code, certain generic demographic
information and for a topic of interest. You will not be asked to
provide Personally Identifying Information during a chat session, and
you should not include it with your question.
5. Postings in Discussion groups, on the other hand,
may be viewed by anyone who visits that chat room. Participation in
these chat rooms is designed to be based on fictitious names selected by
you. You should exercise caution not to provide Personally Identifying
Information or other information that you would not want seen by others
in such chat rooms.
6. We reserve the right to use, without Personally
Identifying Information, any questions, comments or other information
submitted by users in books, articles, commentaries, research or similar
7. If you visit a website which is linked to the 'femtalkusa'
providing Personally Identifying Information.
8. We will use Personally Identifying Information
provided by you for the purpose for which it is given to us. For
example, to respond to a request for further information, or to have a
Sponsor contact you at your request. It also may be used by us, or by
entities with which we contract, for transmission of newsletters and
advertisements in which you may be interested, and for such other
purposes which are disclosed at the time the information is given. If
you receive information that you do not wish to receive, please contact
us or follow the instructions for removing your name from the
circulation list for that item.
9. femtalkusa's policy is that the website may be
used only by individuals over the age of 18, and we urge parents to
supervise their children's use of the website. We do not collect any
information from children. However, if a parent learns that a child has
submitted Personally Identifying Information to our website, the parent
should contact us and that information will be deleted.
10. In making your decision whether to provide
Personally Identifying Information, you should be aware of the general
risks of transmitting information over the Internet. Our website
generally does not use encryption. Credit card transactions are
processed through e-commerce protocols that we believe are standard for
the industry. While femtalkusa attempts to prevent unauthorized
persons from accessing our files or tampering with our website, we
cannot guarantee that these efforts will always be successful.