Last Updated: April 26, 2016
Children Under the Age of 13
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
Information We Collect About You
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including:
Information You Provide to Us
Healthwise collects personal information from its online visitors and users on a voluntary basis and only to the extent necessary to fulfill your requests and to create or enhance our relationship with you. We may collect anonymous information passively or actively. When you contact us by sending us an email, we will collect your email address and any information contained in the email you send us.
Information Collected via Technology
As you navigate our Website, certain information may also be collected passively in order to improve the user experience of our Website, our products or services, or in furtherance of our nonprofit mission.
Use of Information We Collect About You
The information we collect about you, regardless of whether it is from Information you submitted to us or that we collected via technology, is used by us to:
You acknowledge and agree that all feedback is the sole and exclusive property of Healthwise and may be used by Healthwise (or its partners and licensees) for any purpose. If and to the extent you are deemed to have retained, under applicable law, any right, title or interest in or to any portion of your feedback, you hereby transfer, grant, convey, assign and relinquish solely and exclusively to Healthwise all of your right, title and interest in and to the feedback, without reservation and without additional consideration, under applicable patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark and other similar laws or rights, in perpetuity, and in the alternative to the extent such assignment is ineffective under applicable law, you hereby grant to Healthwise the sole and exclusive, irrevocable, sublicensable, transferable, worldwide, fully paid-up license to reproduce, fix, adapt, modify, translate, reformat, create derivative works from, manufacture, introduce into circulation, publish, distribute, sell, license, sublicense, transfer, rent, lease, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, provide access to electronically, broadcast, communicate to the public by telecommunication, display, enter into computer memory, and use and practice the feedback all modified and derivative works thereof, all portions and copies thereof in any form, all inventions, designs, and marks embodied therein, and all patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, and other intellectual property rights thereto, or to incorporate the same in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, you hereby waive any moral rights or rights of publicity or privacy you may have in the feedback.
Disclosure of Personal Information
You understand that we may enter into strategic marketing alliances, partnerships, or agreements with third parties who may be given access to personal information you have provided to us, including, but not limited to, your name and email address, for the purpose of providing you with information regarding products and services that we think will be of interest to you or for other business services. In connection with any such arrangements, we intend to enter into agreements with these third parties regarding the maintenance of confidentiality, security, and integrity of any information that we share with them. We expect the third parties to protect the information that is shared with them by having developed and implemented privacy policies. By using the Website, you agree to allow such sharing of your personal information with third parties and you further waive any claims that could be made against us in relation thereto.
We sometimes share general, demographic, or aggregated (nonpersonal) information with third parties about our user base, but that information will not include any personal information.
We may disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of us, users and visitors of our Website or third parties.
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information. When you receive newsletters or promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the opportunity to "opt out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below).
You may change any of the personal information in your Website profile by editing your information in your profile.
We recognize our responsibility to protect the personal information you entrust to us. We use reasonable administrative, technical, personal, and physical measures to safeguard your personal information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. While we take precautions against possible breaches in our Website and customer databases, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur and cannot be held liable for any unauthorized access or use of the data you have supplied to us. Your use of our Website is at your own risk. We urge you to take steps to protect your personal information when you are on the Internet.