Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy“) explains how Medstar Healthcare LLC and Medstarhc.com (“Medstarhc.com”, “us”, “our”, and “we”), collects and uses information when you interact with us. This Privacy Policy applies to all users of Medstarhc.com’s website published at www.Medstarhc.com(and any other websites with “Medstarhc.com” branding that link to this Privacy Policy, including, without limitation, the Medstarhc.com on Facebook application) and any mobile-device applications we offer, such our iOS and Android applications, that are branded “Medstarhc.com” and link or reference this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Services“).

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND TO ALL THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR WEBSITE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, EXIT THIS PAGE AND DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.

  1. Types of Personal Information We Collect

Personal Information is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual. It also includes other information that may be associated with Personal Information. We collect the following types of Personal Information:

  1. Contact Informationthat allows us to communicate with you, such as your name, postal addresses, email addresses, social media website user account names, telephone numbers, or other addresses at which you receive communications from or on behalf of Medstarhc.com.
  2. Relationship Informationthat helps us to understand who you are and what types of services or promotions you might like. This includes lifestyle, preference, and interest information; location information related to your state/province, city, or neighborhood; the types of services or promotions that interest you; information collected from social media interactions (such as via Facebook Connect); and demographic information (e.g., birth date, age, gender).
  3. Transaction Informationabout how you interact with the Services, such as the services or promotions you view; other information about how you use our Services, email, other communications, and applications; and how you interact with Medstarhc.com’s merchants, business partners, and service providers.
  4. Location Informationto help us offer you personalised services or promotions

 

 

  1. How Medstarhc.com Collects Personal Information

We may ask you for Personal Information when you register, subscribe, create an account where ever applicable), or otherwise interact with the Services or contact Medstarhc.com. For example, you may be required to provide us with Contact Information or Relationship Information in order to register for certain services or promotion.

We collect Transaction Information when you use our Services. For example, we may track the promotions / pages you view, and the comments you make to the forums, bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms or other methods of communication that may be offered on or through the Services from time to time (collectively, “Communities“), or to those related to our social media pages or accounts. We use cookies and related technologies to collect information about your computer and your interaction with the Services and our business partner websites..

We also collect Transaction Information if you contact us via telephone, email, text, postal mail, social media interaction, or other methods of communication, such as for customer support purposes.

If you use a social media platform, a mobile device or other third-party method of communication to interact with Medstarhc.com or the Services, that platform may have a specific privacy statement that governs the use of Personal Information related to that platform. If you have questions about the security and privacy settings of your mobile device, please refer to instructions from your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your settings.

If you use the Services on a mobile device and your mobile device’s settings allow it, we may collect Personal Information from your mobile device. From time to time, we may obtain additional Personal Information from third parties. For example, we may collect Personal Information from third parties to enhance other information we have about you, to help us better understand you, and to otherwise enhance the Services.

  1. Uses and Release Personal Information

Medstarhc.com uses Personal Information to:

  • Operate and improve our Services;
  • Evaluate eligibility of users for certain products or services;
  • Evaluate the types of products or services that may be of interest to users;
  • Track redemption of vouchers and perform other analytics;
  • Provide user support, including to our business partners;
  • Communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to you about Medstarhc.com and special offers and coupons, announcements, and marketing materials;
  • Send you reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages service bulletins, or marketing;
  • Provide advertisements to you through the Services, third-party sites, email messages, text messages, applications, or other methods of communication;
  • Administer surveys, sweepstakes, contests, or other promotional activities or events sponsored by us or our partners;
  • Create user profiles that may contain inferences about users such as age range, income range, gender, and interests;
  • Manage our everyday business needs such as website administration, forum management, analytics, fraud prevention, Terms of Use or to comply with the law;
  • Allow you to apply for a job, post a video or sign up for special offers from third parties through the Services; and
  • Carry out other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you consent.

 

  1. When and Why Medstarhc.com Discloses Personal Information

We may share your Personal Information as required or permitted by law as described below:

  • With affiliated companies (e.g., subsidiaries and other companies owned by or controlled by Medstarhc.com) who may only use the Personal Information for the purposes described in Section 3 above;
  • With our service providers that provide services for us to assist us in carrying out the purposes described in Section 3 above such as sending emails on our behalf, processing payments, etc. Our service providers are bound by law or contract to protect Personal Information and are only allowed to use the Personal Information in accordance with the terms of our service agreements with them;
  • com business partners or advertisers, as part of an offer, contest, or other activity that is provided by or in conjunction with Medstarhc.com and its business partners and in which you have elected to participate. For example, if you are referred to Medstarhc.com from a business partner’s website or through an invitation facilitated by or in conjunction with a Medstarhc.com business partner, Medstarhc.com may provide that business partner with Contact Information and Transactional Information to validate the referral and to support the terms of the relationship between Medstarhc.com and the business partner, which may allow such business partner to contact you directly and to advertise to you;
  • To effect a merger, acquisition, or otherwise; to support the sale or transfer of business assets; to enforce our rights or protect our property; to protect the rights, property or safety of others, investigate fraud, respond to a government request; or as needed to support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions.
  • Otherwise with your consent.
We encourage Medstarhc.com merchants and business partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your Personal Information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control. When you choose to interact with a Medstarhc.com merchant or business partner, we encourage you to read any privacy policy they may have posted on their website.
We may also disclose information about you that is not personally identifiable. For example, we may provide our merchants, business partners, or other third parties with reports that contain aggregated and statistical data about our users.
  • We may remarket your information. Remarketing is a way for us to connect with users, based upon your past interactions with the Medstarhc.com website. Third-party marketing vendors may be hired by Medstarhc.com to perform remarketing services. As a result, third-party vendors, including Google, may show Medstarhc.com ads on sites on the internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to Medstarhc.com’s website. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. This information is used only for remarketing purposes and will not be used by them for any other purpose.
  • We may share your information for our Protection and the Protection of Others. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website; enforce or apply this Privacy Policy, our Website Terms of Use or other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of the Website, its Users or others.

 

  1. Cookies and Related Technologies

When you use our Services, we collect certain information by automated or electronic means, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags and web beacons, browser analysis tools, and web server logs. As you use our Services, your browser and devices communicate with servers operated by us, our business partners and services providers to coordinate and record the interactivity and fill your requests for services and information.

The information from cookies and related technology is stored in web server logs and also in web cookies kept on your computers or mobile devices, which are then transmitted back to our Services by your computers or mobile devices. These servers are operated and the cookies managed by our business partners, our service providers or us.

Some cookies are temporary, whereas others may be configured to last longer. “Session” cookies are temporary cookies used for various reasons, such as to manage page views. Your browser usually erases Session cookies once you exit your browser. “Persistent” cookies are more permanent cookies that are stored on your computers or mobile devices even beyond when you exit your browser. We use Persistent cookies for a number of purposes, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (such as your user id if you asked to be remembered), and storing your preferences.

Pixel tags and web beacons are tiny graphic images placed on website pages or in our emails that allow us to determine whether you have performed specific actions. When you access these pages or open email messages, the pixel tags and web beacons generate a notice of that action to us, or our service providers. These tools allow us to measure response to our communications and improve our web pages and promotions.

We collect many different types of information from cookies and other technologies. For example, we may collect information from the devices you use to access our Services, your operating system type or mobile device model, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone of your device. Browsers routinely send these types of information to web servers. Our server logs also record the Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses of the devices you use to interact with the Services. An IP address is a unique identifier that devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. We may also collect information about the website you were visiting before you came to our Services and the website you visit after you leave our Services, if this information is supplied to us by your browser.

In many cases, the information we collect using cookies and other tools is used in non-identifiable ways, without any reference to Personal Information. For example, we use information we collect about users to optimize our Services and understand its traffic and usage patterns. In other cases, we associate the information we collect using cookies and related technologies with Personal Information. In that case, this Privacy Policy governs how we use that information.

Additionally, if you have visited one of our mobile websites or activated one of our mobile-device applications, and if the settings on your location-aware device allow us to receive Location Information, we will collect that automatically. If we associate Location Information with other Personal Information, this Privacy Policy governs how we would use that information too.

Medstarhc.com has relationships with third party advertising companies to place advertisements on our behalf onto other websites, and to perform tracking and reporting functions for our Services and our advertisements. We do not share Personal Information with third party advertising companies; however, these third parties may automatically collect information about your visit to our Services and other websites, your IP address, your ISP and the browser you use to visit our Services. They do this by using cookies, clear gifs and other technologies. Information collected may be used, among other things, to deliver advertising targeted to your interests and to better understand the usage and visitation of our Services and the other websites tracked by these third parties. This Privacy Policy does not cover the collection methods or use of the information collected by these third parties, and Medstarhc.com is not responsible for cookies or clear gifs in third party ads. We encourage you to review the privacy policies or statements of these third party advertising companies to learn more about their use of cookies and other technologies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by third party advertisers, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.

We also use third party services, such as Google Analytics, to help us understand how visitors interact with our website and to help improve our user experience.

  1. Your Choices
    1. We think that you benefit from a more personalized experience when we know more about you and the kinds of services or promotionsyou like. However, you can limit the information you provide to Medstarhc.com, and you can limit the communications that Medstarhc.com sends to you.
    2. Email : You can manage your subscriptions by following subscription management instructions contained in the commercial messages that we send you. You may choose to subscribe to some types of messages, and may choose to unsubscribe from others. You may also update your subscription preferences from time to time. If you wish to opt out of receiving offers directly from Medstarhc.com merchants or business partners, you can follow the opt-out instructions in the emails that they send you.
    3. Cookies : You may manage how your browser handles cookies and related technologies by adjusting its privacy and security settings. Browsers are different, so refer to instructions related to your browser to learn about cookie-related and other privacy and security settings that may be available. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may be unable to access some customized features of our Services.
    4. Mobile : If you access any of our Services through a mobile device or mobile browser, you may manage how your Personal Information is shared with Medstarhc.com. The Personal Information collected by our Services via a mobile device may include the following: (i) periodic collection of your location and time of day; (ii) the names of the other applications on your mobile device and, if you use an Android-based mobile device, how you use them (e.g., frequency and duration of use); (iii) if you use an Android-based mobile device, the URL addresses of the webpages you access; (iv) information about your mobile device (e.g., make, model, operating system, and other similar information, but not phone number); and (v) information about your use of features, functions, or clicks on notifications or content. In addition to the other uses of your Personal Information described in this Privacy Policy, Medstarhc.com may use and process Personal Information we collect via a mobile device to: (a) send notifications when you arrive at or leave places; and (b) infer the location of the places you visit most often, determine your frequency at these locations, and send notifications when you arrive at or leave those places.

You may adjust the settings on your mobile device to prevent the sharing of Location Information. You may also manage how your mobile device or mobile browser handles cookies and related technologies by adjusting your mobile device privacy and security settings. Please refer to instructions provided by your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your mobile device and mobile browser settings. Please note that if you disable the sharing of Location Information, you may be unable to access some features of our Services that are designed for mobile devices.

  1. Connecting through Social Networks

You may manage the sharing of certain Personal Information when you register with us through a social media platform or application, such as through Facebook or Instagram or other social media platforms. Please refer to the privacy settings of the social media platform or application to determine how you may adjust our permissions and manage the interactivity between Medstarhc.com and your social media account. By registering with Medstarhc.com through a social media platform, you grant Medstarhc.com permission to access all of the elements of your social network profile information that you have made available to be shared and to use it in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy.

  1. Accessing and Correcting Personal Information

Keeping Personal Information about you current helps ensure that we offer you the best services or promotions.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at talktous@Medstarhc.com.In response, we will cancel or remove your information but may retain and use copies of your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

  1. Security of Personal Information

Medstarhc.com follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information that you provide. For example, we regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use a tier-one secured-access data center. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is one hundred percent secure, however. For this reason, there is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you have any questions about our security practices, please Contact Us.

  1. Privacy Practices of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information by Medstarhc.com through your interaction with the Services. Other websites that may be accessible through links from our Services may have their own privacy statements and personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by these other parties prior to providing them with information or taking advantage of an offer or promotion.

  1. Open Areas and Communities

Our Services may contain Communities and other areas where you may be able to publicly post information, communicate with others (such as via discussion boards or blogs), review products and merchants, and submit media content. Prior to posting in these areas, please read our Terms of Use carefully. All the information you post will be accessible to anyone with Internet access, and any Personal Information you include in your posting may be read, collected, and used by others in a manner we cannot control. For example, if you post your email address along with a comment explaining how to redeem a particular voucher or questions about a particular product or service, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties. We are not able to control the use by third parties of Personal Information you post to public areas of the Services. Please avoid publicly posting Personal Information. If you have questions about Personal Information that you have publically posted in our Communities, please contact talktotus@medstarhc.com

  1. Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of notice on our home page.Your continued access or use of the Services after any such changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy as revised. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information about our privacy practices.

 

  1. Children’s Privacy

Medstarhc.com does not intend that any portion of the Services will be accessed or used by children under the age of eighteen, and such use is prohibited. The Services are designed and intended for adults. By using the Services, you represent that you are at least eighteen years old and understand that you must be at least eighteen years old in order to purchase the goods or services advertised through the Services. We will promptly delete information associated with any account for which we obtain actual knowledge that the registered user associated with the account is not at least eighteen years old.

  1. Contacting Us

Whether you’re a new or loyal customer, marketer, publisher, media member or job seeker we’d like to stay connected and want to hear from you!

Questions, comments and requests regarding this data protection and privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to talktous@medstarhc.com.

Address
Medstarhc.com C/o Medstar Healthcare LLC, P.O Box: 117084, Dubai, UAE