The Herpes.com site contains links to other sites. Once you enter another Web site (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that Herpes.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on Herpes.com.
Even if you do not register with Herpes.com, we collect Non-Personal Information about your use of our Web site, special promotions and newsletters.
We also may use Web Beacons to collect Non-Personal Information about your use of our Web site and the Web sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information collected by Web Beacons (i) allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our website and selected sponsors' and advertisers' sites, (ii) how many people open our emails, and (iii) for what purposes these actions are being taken. Our Web Beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Web sites or those of our sponsors'. We do not link Non-Personal Information from Web Beacons to Personally Identifiable Information without your permission and do not use Web Beacons to collect or store Personal Health Information about you.
At various times as you use Herpes.com, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional newsletters via email from Herpes.com and/or directly from third parties. These emails will not contain Personal Health Information. When you sign up for our email newsletters or any time thereafter, you can choose to Opt-Out of receiving additional promotional emails from Herpes.com. In order to subscribe to Herpes.com newsletters via email, we need your contact information, such as name and email address.
As a service to our users, Herpes.com features message boards, chat rooms and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts. Any information shared (including Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information) that you reveal in a chat room, message board, Ask The Doctors posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, this information may also appear in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN etc.
From time to time, Herpes.com offers users the opportunity to register for paid subscription services. Each subscription service has its own Service Agreement that governs your use of the service and the information we collect to provide the service, including your credit card information. The Service Agreement will be disclosed to you at the time of registration for that subscription service.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Neither Herpes.com nor any of its services are designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13. A parent or guardian, however, may use Herpes.com Manager to establish a personal health record for a minor. The parent or guardian is solely responsible for providing supervision of the minor's use of Herpes.com The parent or guardian assumes full responsibility for ensuring that the registration information is kept secure and that the information submitted is accurate. The parent or guardian also assumes full responsibility for the interpretation and use of any information or suggestions provided through Herpes.com for the minor.
Herpes.com also provides links to sites provided by Third Party Contractor Websites that have business arrangements with Herpes.com to pay commissions based on sales of products or services generated through Herpes.com.
Listed below are some of the security procedures that Herpes.com uses to protect your privacy:
Herpes.com does not currently collect Personally Identifiable Information or Personal Health Information. Backs-up our systems to protect the integrity of your Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information.
Despite Herpes.com's efforts to protect your Personally Identifiable Information and Personal Health Information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.
If you have a complaint or problem , please contact Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. We try to answer every email within 30 business days, but may not always able to do so.
If you do not receive adequate resolution of a privacy related problem, you may write to Herpes.com's Privacy Help Desk at:
P.O. Box 4746
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33338-4746
With identity theft a continuing problem, it has become increasingly common for unauthorized individuals to send e-mail messages to consumers, purporting to represent a legitimate company such as a bank or on-line merchant, requesting that the consumer provide personal, often sensitive information. Sometimes, the domain name of the e-mail address from which the e-mail appears to have been sent, and the domain name of the web site requesting such information, appears to be the domain name of a legitimate, trusted company. In reality, such sensitive information is received by an unauthorized individual to be used for purposes of identity theft. This illegal activity has come to be known as "phishing".