Privacy Statement 


Ellis County Medical Society is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Ellis County Medical Society Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Ellis County Medical Society website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Ellis County Medical Society collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Ellis County Medical Society also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Ellis County Medical Society. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Ellis County Medical Society for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Ellis County Medical Society Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Ellis County Medical Society public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Ellis County Medical Society does not read any of your private online communications.

Ellis County Medical Society encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Ellis County Medical Society so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Ellis County Medical Society is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Ellis County Medical Society and Ellis County Medical Society family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Ellis County Medical Society collects and uses your personal information to operate the Ellis County Medical Society Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Ellis County Medical Society also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Ellis County Medical Society and its affiliates. Ellis County Medical Society may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Ellis County Medical Society Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Ellis County Medical Society or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ellis County Medical Society; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Ellis County Medical Society, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Ellis County Medical Society Web site use 'cookies' to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Ellis County Medical Society's pages, or register with Ellis County Medical Society site or services, a cookie helps Ellis County Medical Society to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Ellis County Medical Society Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Ellis County Medical Society features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Ellis County Medical Society services or Web sites you visit.

Changes to this Statement

Ellis County Medical Society will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Ellis County Medical Society encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Ellis County Medical Society is protecting your information.