Table of Contents……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

1.0       Introduction/Overview……………………………………………………………………………. 1

2.0       Collection and Retention of Business and Personal Information…………….. 3

3.0       Use of Business and Personal Information………………………………………………. 4

4.0       Security and Integrity of Information………………………………………………………. 6

5.0       Links to Other Sites…………………………………………………………………………………. 6

6.0       Use of Cookies………………………………………………………………………………………… 7

7.0       The Content Provider Areas……………………………………………………………………. 7

8.0       Children………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8

9.0       Changes to this Privacy Statement…………………………………………………………… 8

10.0     Footandanklefixation.com™ Contact Information…………………………………… 8

 

1.0        Introduction/Overview

 

At faa.surgicalfixation.com™, we are committed to protecting your privacy.  We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience.  This Privacy Policy explains the data collection and use practices of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site located at www.faa.surgicalfixation.com.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the terms “Web Site” and “site” shall include associated software, services, and interactive content which is or may be accessible to either users of the public areas of the site or to content providers in the private areas of the site.  By using the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Please be aware that the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site contains a Terms of Use page that is applicable to all users, and a Website Registration Agreement that is applicable to all user account holders.  These documents contain provisions regarding limitations of liability, disclaimers of warranty, and general terms applicable to use of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site, software, and services, and to various information used and provided through the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site.  By using the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site, you are consenting to those provisions, as applicable to your user status.

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ understands the importance of protecting the privacy of faa.surgicalfixation.com™ users and account holders.  As more fully described below, the information collected is used to market and improve the services we, our subsidiaries, and affiliates offer; to improve the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site content and services; to contact you with updates to the Web Site; to carry out the transactions for which this site is provided; and, for other marketing purposes.

 

Certain areas of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site require registration via a username and/or a password for access.  Information obtained from registered users of these areas may also be used for faa.surgicalfixation.com™ marketing purposes, and cookies may be used in those and other areas, as is described in this Privacy Policy.  Information obtained in these areas may also be used in accordance with agreements governing access to and use of the specific Web Site areas.  Log file data and other information may be gathered from registered users of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site and may be used to improve the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ user experience.

 

Upon receipt of any communication from faa.surgicalfixation.com™, you will have the opt-out option to decline to receive additional communications, information, and/or promotions including, without limitation, free informational newsletters from faa.surgicalfixation.com™ relating to topics that may be of special interest to you.  Each mailing list will maintain separate records to allow you to receive only those items that you prefer.

 

We will not, without permission, give or sell confidential or personal information about our users to any third party not affiliated with a faa.surgicalfixation.com™ transaction, except as required by law or as necessary to provide faa.surgicalfixation.com™ services to our users.  As we collect and use information about our users, however, we may contract with third party vendors to assist us in processing that information.  These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are restricted from using the information for any purpose other than helping to provide faa.surgicalfixation.com™ services to our users.

 

We reserve the right to collect and store information regarding each transaction processed on this Web Site.  We do so in order that we can efficiently provide the services demanded by our users.  We use information about our users, their transactions, and their site-related activity to provide or enhance the services we make available to our users, to enhance our ability to communicate with our users about additional services they may find of value, to satisfy our legitimate business interests (including performing trend analysis and market studies), to set advertising rates, to fulfill our Website Registration Agreement, to accomplish our periodic financial and billing activities, to resolve and respond to a user question, and to comply with applicable government laws, court orders, and regulations.

 

Some of the information collected by faa.surgicalfixation.com™ is personal data or data which relates to an identifiable person or business entity.  Examples of personal data are names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.  We will not sell information to third parties that could be used to specifically identify an individual user or group of users.  Anonymous data, with all names, addresses and other personally identifiable information removed, may be shared with third parties.  We shall provide personal data to government agencies as required by law or regulation.

 

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States.  If you access the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site outside the United States, your usage of the site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.

 

2.0        Collection and Retention of Business and Personal Information

 

In some areas of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, facsimile number, contact information, company name, job title, information about your company, as well as information about the nature of your usage of our Web Site and/or services, and any other information from which your identity is discernible.  We will use the email address that you provide to us to contact you regarding the status of your account and related services.

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential, and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information.  If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy.  For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.

 

In other areas, faa.surgicalfixation.com™ may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, and the like.  Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information.

 

We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our Web Site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access.  Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by faa.surgicalfixation.com™.  This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times, pages accessed and order of access, length of time of your visit, and referring web site addresses.  Footandanklefixation.com™ may automatically collect such information to tailor the presentation of the services to your platform and to maintain a record of your activity on the Web Site.  We use cookies to enable users to specify unique preferences and to track user trends and patterns.  Users always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences.  If you disable cookies on your browser, please note that some parts of our Web Site may not function as effectively or may be considerably slower.  While we collect IP address information, we do not ordinarily link IP addresses to your personally identifiable information.  We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we, in our sole discretion, determine that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, our Website Registration Agreement, or to protect our service, site, customers, content providers, advertisers, or other users, or to comply with a law, court order, or governmental regulation.

 

We may use gathered information for the purpose of service capacity planning; anticipating, diagnosing, supporting or resolving any problems that might limit or disrupt the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ services; and, for improving the quality of the services.

 

If you unsubscribe from our online database or close your faa.surgicalfixation.com™ account at any time, we will remove all account and profile information, except for an archival copy that is not accessible on the Internet.  Notwithstanding, please note that third party internet archiving web sites and services may contain copies of historical Web Site and internet data, and that we cannot control such archiving entities.  We retain information about subscribers as necessary for legitimate business purposes and as required by government regulation or law.  We carefully dispose of such records and delete information when retention periods expire.  Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on users who have been removed for violating our Website Registration and/or Terms of Use Agreements.

 

3.0        Use of Business and Personal Information

 

The information collected through this site helps us identify the type of Web Site content that our users value most.  We use this information to market and improve the Web Site and our related services.  We also use this information to send you email notifications about updates to the Web Site, and to contact you by other means for marketing, customer service, technical support, and other purposes.  Our policy is to not give, sell or otherwise distribute the information collected through this site to third parties outside of faa.surgicalfixation.com™ and its subsidiaries (unless required by law); provided, however, in some cases we may use suppliers to assist us in collecting, using, or otherwise processing for our benefit the information obtained through this Web Site, including activities such as processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, or performing statistical analysis of our services.  Our practice is to require our suppliers to conduct such activities consistent with this policy and our requirements.  In some instances, with your permission, we may share your registration information and aggregate usage data with our business partners, who may occasionally use your email address to notify you or changes or additions to their services.

 

We may access and/or disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process served on faa.surgicalfixation.com™ or the Web Site; (b) protect and defend the rights of property of faa.surgicalfixation.com™, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of faa.surgicalfixation.com™ employees, users of Footandanklefixation.com™ products or services, content providers, advertisers, or members of the public.  Footandanklefixation.com™ cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud, theft, harassment, and other rights.  We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability.  Additionally, faa.surgicalfixation.com™ reserves the right (and you authorize us) to communicate any information about you (including, but not limited to your policy violations, transactions, and contact information) to other users and law enforcement as we in our sole discretion determine necessary or appropriate to maintain a level of trust and safety on our site and to enforce our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Website Registration Agreement, and any posted policies or rules applicable to services you use through our Web Site.

 

We have provided links where you can submit feedback.  Any feedback you submit to faa.surgicalfixation.com™ becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (including, but not limited to, success stories and quotes) for marketing purposes or contact you for further information.

 

We may disclose and transfer your personally identifiable information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of faa.surgicalfixation.com™â€™s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.  In addition, in the event faa.surgicalfixation.com™ becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, faa.surgicalfixation.com™ or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license, or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.

 

Users who no longer wish to receive communications may opt-out or unsubscribe from receiving these communications.  Each communication will have a way to unsubscribe from that list.  If you encounter any difficulty, please email us at support@ faa.surgicalfixation.com.

 

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct or update your personal data.  Holders of faa.surgicalfixation.com™ user accounts can log in, review your account information and, if you wish, edit it with the options provided.

 

4.0        Security and Integrity of Information

 

We treat our data as assets that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access.  We employ information security techniques to appropriately protect confidential information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the company.  Access to user information is limited to those employees who have a legitimate business need for that information.

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ sites are currently located in the United States. Footandanklefixation.com™ sites, and their supporting systems, employ generally accepted information security techniques such as firewalls, access control procedures, and cryptography to appropriately protect confidential information from unauthorized access.

 

Although faa.surgicalfixation.com™ has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

 

We do not disclose your private, online communications.  However, what you publish to the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site, including its forums and/or blogs, is available to those whom are authorized to see the information.

 

5.0        Links to Other Sites

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ provides links to external sites as a convenience to our users.  The inclusion of any link does not imply faa.surgicalfixation.com™ endorsement of the external site company, its Web Site, or the products and services it promotes and sells.  Footandanklefixation.com™ is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites, so you can understand how they collect, use, and share your information.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information we collect on this Web Site.  By clicking on a link, logo, or other item, please note that you may no longer be on the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site.  To check what Internet location you are on, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser.

 

6.0        Use of Cookies

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ uses “cookies” to help personalize and maximize your experience and use of the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site.  A cookie is a small file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server.  Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver harmful code to your computer.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, 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 enhance the Web Site’s convenience and operation for the benefit of our users.  The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.  For example, if you personalize faa.surgicalfixation.com™ pages, or register for services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information (such as user name, password, and preferences).  Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster and more accurate results, and a more personalized faa.surgicalfixation.com™ experience.  When you return to the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.  We also use cookies to track usage data streams and for load balancing.

 

You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer.  Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.  Some browsers provide private or stealth modes of operation that may automatically reject cookies.  If you choose to decline cookies, however, that choice may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site.

7.0        The Content Provider Areas

 

These areas of the site are for the benefit of our content providers and advertisers.  The private areas of the site help to facilitate communication between faa.surgicalfixation.com™ and our content providers and advertisers, and to provide the ability for content providers and/or advertisers to update their content on the Web Site.  Footandanklefixation.com™ reserves the right to monitor access to the private areas of the Web Site if we, in good faith, believe that a user is violating our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Website Registration Agreement, international, federal or state laws; and/or our stated policies.

 

8.0        Children

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ is not intended for children under 18 years of age.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18.

 

9.0        Changes to this Privacy Statement

 

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy for the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site at any time.  If we do make any changes, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we may disclose it.  Your continued use of this Web Site signifies your assent to the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Privacy Policy in effect at the time of each such use.  If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Footandanklefixation.com™ Privacy Policy, please feel free to email us at support@ faa.surgicalfixation.com or contact us by phone at the appropriate numbers listed in our contact information areas.

 

10.0    Footandanklefixation.com™ Contact Information

 

Footandanklefixation.com™ is a trade name under which surgicalfixation.com, a Georgia partnership, with mailing address of P.O. Box 8468, Atlanta, GA 31106, does business.  Surgicalfixation.com is the legal entity that determines the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the faa.surgicalfixation.com™ Web Site.  The information we gather on any faa.surgicalfixation.com™ web site may be shared within surgicalfixation.com and its affiliated companies.

 

We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Policy.  If you believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact us by e-mail at support@ faa.surgicalfixation.com or contact us by phone at the appropriate numbers listed in our contact information areas.  We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy any problem and/or address any other matter you may bring to our attention.