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Privacy & Security Policy:

This website (the "Site") is provided by Learner's Digest International, LLC. By using this Site you consent to the use of your Personal Data (defined below) as described in this Privacy Policy ("Policy").

Collection of Personal Data:
Your privacy is important to Learner's Digest. We collect, retain and utilize Personal Data about you to operate our business and services and to enable purchase of medical education products. The term "Personal Data" means personally identifiable information that Learner's Digest obtains about you, including, without limitation, your name, telephone number, physical address, credit card information, and e-mail address. We recognize and respect your privacy concerns about this information. We only obtain Personal Data that you provide to us at the Site, including when you register to use or purchase products or services at the Site.

Use of Personal Data:
We may use your Personal Data that we collect about you: (1) to provide you with information or services or process transactions that you have requested or agreed to receive, including to send you electronic newsletters, or to market other products that we believe would be of interest to you on behalf of us or third parties (you may opt out of receiving such emails by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any such email); (2) to enable you to participate in a variety of the Site's features such as online entry sweepstakes, contests or other promotions; (3) to process your registration at the Site, including verifying your information is active and valid; (4) to improve the Site or our services, to customize your experience on the Site, or to serve you specific content that is most relevant to you; (5) to contact you with regard to your use of the Site and, in our discretion, changes to the Site and/or Site's policies; (6) for internal business purposes; (7) for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy; and (8) for purposes of reporting data and results from CME, MOC or other activities, to your Medical Specialty Board or State Medical Board.

Log Files:
As is true of most websites, we may gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information, which does not identify you, includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the areas within our Site that you visit and your activities there, your computer location, operating system, date/time stamp, and other clickstream data. We may use this information to track user habits and improve the functionality of the Site as a result of our observations. 

To enhance your experience at our Site, we may use a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie." Cookies are small data files that a website can place on a user's computer to allow the website to store and retrieve data about that particular user so that the website can provide or perform a variety of tasks and functions. Learner's Digest may link the information it obtains through cookies to your Personal Data. Cookies may generally be disabled or removed by tools that are available as part of most commercial browsers, and in some but not all instances can be blocked in the future by selecting certain settings. If you choose to disable cookies on your computer, some features of the Site might not function properly.

Disclosure of Information:
Except as indicated within this Privacy Policy, we will not sell, rent or otherwise share or transfer your Personal Data with third parties. We may share or transfer your Personal Data as specifically directed to do so by you. With your permission and knowledge, we may transfer Personal Data to certain third parties such as professional conference service providers that have contracted with us to create and market medical education products. We may further transfer your Personal Data in accordance with the purposes for which the data were originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, we may transfer your Personal Data to process credit card payments or refunds.

We also disclose Personal Data about you as permitted or required by law (for example, we may disclose your information as necessary to comply with an authorized civil, criminal or regulatory investigation). We may, in our sole discretion, share or transfer your Personal Data where permitted or required by law, to comply with legal process, to protect the security or integrity of its databases or the product, to protect our business or reputation, to take precautions against legal liability, in the event of a business transition (see below), to protect and defend our rights or property, for required institutional risk control, or for resolving disputes, inquiries or complaints with respect to your use of the Site.

We may use third party vendors to perform certain services on behalf of us or the Site, such as hosting the Site, designing and/or operating the Site's features, tracking the Site's activities and analytics, enabling us to send you special offers, or performing other administrative services. We may provide these vendors with access to Personal Data, to carry out the services they are performing for you or for us. We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties.

Interactions with Third-Party Websites:
You should know that while visiting the Site, you can be directed, through links, to other websites that are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of such websites.

Non-U.S. Site Users:
The Site is operated in the United States and intended for users located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect, including, Personal Data, will be transferred to, processed and stored in the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may differ from those of the country in which you are located, and your Personal Data may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the United States according to laws of the United States. By using the Site or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States. 

Protection of Information:
We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of your Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases and the data we collect. Any Personal Data that you provide to us will be stored on our computer network servers. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Data. The security measures in place on the Site and computer systems aim to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide to us. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the security of your information, please email us at adfinfo@audiodigest.org.

Business Transitions:
In the event Learner's Digest goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Data might be among the assets transferred.

Changes in Privacy Statement:
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy. Please review this policy often for updates.

Effective Date: June 1, 2013


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