Collection of personally identifying information
- When you subscribe to 20/20®, you will be taken to the site of Cambey & West, JHI's fulfillment house, where you will be asked for your first and last name, title, company name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card.
Use of personally identifying information from subscriptions
- The fulfillment house stores all the personally identifying information that you enter on the online subscription form and makes your personally identifying information available to JHI to enable JHI to carry out its circulation and marketing activities, which include sending you renewal forms.
- The fulfillment house will determine from the information on the online subscription form whether you qualify for a free subscription to 20/20®. If it turns out that you do not qualify for a free subscription to 20/20®, and you wish to pay for a subscription to 20/20®, the fulfillment house will take your credit-card information and bill you for the subscription. Whether your subscription is free or paid, the fulfillment house will forward your name and street address to JHI's printer, who will use it to mail the print publication to you.
- JHI, either directly or through its fulfillment house, may use your e-mail address to send you (i) renewal subscription forms, (ii) newsletters published by JMI and/or its affiliates about developments and opportunities in the optical and ophthalmic industries, (ii) e-mails from JMI's Eyefind® service, and (iii) other advertisements and promotional messages for other optical, ophthalmic and optometric products and services offered by JMI and by other companies.
- We also may use your email address to send you short surveys that ask your opinions on various topics related to the industry.
Use of personally identifying information from CE activities
- JHI's customer service representatives may use your phone number to call you in response to a question you have asked about a CE test.
- JHI will use your name and address to grade your post-test test and to send you a print statement of credit for the CE test if you so request.
- For accreditation and record-keeping purposes, JMI may request a list of participants from a particular CE test from JHI. In response to such a request, JHI will provide JMI with the first and last name, city, and state of each person who participated in that CE test.
Disclosure and sharing of personally identifying information
- Disclosure to service providers. We may provide your personally identifying information and other information that we collect to third-party service providers, if any. Service providers' access to your personally identifying information is limited to the information reasonably necessary for them to perform their limited functions. Disclosure to service providers includes the following situations:
- If you provide your e-mail in subscribing to 20/20®, JHI may forward your e-mail address to JHI's list vendor(s) to use to send you e-mail promotional messages for other products and services offered by other companies in the optical, ophthalmic and optometric fields.
- If you provide your telephone number in subscribing to 20/20®, JHI may share it with (i) telemarketing companies (who are engaged on a job-by-job basis) who may use it to solicit renewals of your subscription, (ii) JHI's list vendor, which may include the phone number along with your name and address in lists that it rents to third parties, or (iii) JMI's business partners, who may use it to offer products and services in the optical, ophthalmic or optometric fields that may be of use to you. You do not have to provide your telephone number to subscribe to 20/20®.
- Disclosure to commercial supporters of CE activities. On occasion, the commercial supporter of a CE activity (the "Grantor") will ask us for a list of the people who participated in that activity, so that it can comply with applicable laws or document the first level of outcomes-based evaluation in CE. In that case, we will provide the Grantor with your name and street address.
- Disclosure for Sunshine reporting. Both commercial supporters and promotional sponsors of CE activities and sponsors of solely promotional programs, may ask usfor information that it needs to comply with the federal "Sunshine Act." In response to such a request, we will provide your first, middle and last name, your city, state, ZIP code, medical license number, NPI number, email address, and phone number.
- Disclosure to third-party CE providers and education partners. On occasion, the third-party provider or education partner of a CE activity on the 20/20 Site (the "Provider/Partner") will ask us for a list of the people who participated in a particular CME activity that the Provider/Partner prepared or accredited, for the Provider/Partner's record-keeping purposes only. In response to such a request, we will provide the Provider/Partner with the name, street address, e-mail address, profession and specialty of each person who participated in that CE activity.
- Disclosure to affiliates and others
- If you provide your email address when you subscribe to 20/20®, we may provide your e-mail address to and to JMI's subsidiary Frames Data Inc. ("FDI"), as well as to JMI's other affiliates to use to send you e-mail promotional messages for other products and services offered by other companies in the optical, ophthalmic and optometric fields
- If you authorize us to use your e-mail address to send you information about CE programs and optometric and optical industry developments, JHI may provide your e-mail address to others in the optometric and optical fields who offer products and services that may be of use to you.
- On occasion, JHI, JMI or FDI may send a list that includes your e-mail address to a third-party agency, vendor, or client for a merge/purge operation.
- Disclosure for legal reasons
- If JMI or JHI engages in a merger, acquisition, disposition, change of control, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or similar transaction or proceeding, or otherwise transfers the operations of the 20/20 Site that relates to your personally identifying information, JHI will transfer your personally identifying information to the successor entity.
- Rights of California residents. If you are a California resident, and you want to find out the names of any information brokers or any other third parties with whom we share your personally identifying information under California Privacy (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 22575 et seq., send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org, and within thirty (30) days, we will provide you with that information.
Other kinds of identifying information collected. There are various ways in which non-personally identifying information is or may be collected as a result of your visits to the 20/20 Site.
- Log files: Log files are text files that a website automatically creates whenever someone accesses it. They record the requests made to the site's web server. Log files record information such as your browser type, IP address and referring website.
- Generally. A cookie is a small data file that a website transfers to a user's hard drive when a user visits the website. A cookie file can contain information such as a unique ID that the website uses to track the pages visited, and is a standard method of registering website user preferences. These preferences are stored in a file on your computer's hard disk drive. Cookies make it easier for you to use a website by enabling you to access your information when you "sign in" to your account, to make purchases and move uninterrupted between site areas. Cookies also enable search engines (such as Google® and Yahoo®), advertisers, and others to track your visits to and through different websites.
- Web beacons
- A web beacon is an object embedded in a web page used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the website. It usually consists of a single-pixel image that is used in combination with a cookie or cookies. A web beacon or pixel tag can be placed on a web page or in an email to transmit information.
Do Not Track signals.
- With some browsers, it is possible for a user to activate a "Do Not Track" signal, to indicate that the user does not want to be tracked across the Websites that the user visits.
- The 20/20 Site does not honor Do Not Track signals. In other words, if you have activated a Do Not Track signal in your own browser, the 20/20 Site will not block tracking by Google or its affiliates of your activity on the 20/20 Site.
Limiting the collection and use of information about your online activities
- You can set your browser to accept all cookies, to reject cookies, or to notify you whenever a cookie is offered so that you can decide each time whether to accept it. Rejecting a cookie, however, may preclude you from using, or may negatively affect the display or function of, some sites, or certain areas or features of some sites. To learn more about cookies, including how to enable cookies, change your browser settings and find and delete cookies on your hard drive, please refer to your web browser's help menus or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. There are also various apps that interfere with or block cookies.
- You can opt out of having your Web viewing data collected and used for interest-based online advertising by certain companies at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Storage of information
- We store information that we collect on the 20/20 Site on our own servers and/or on servers operated by third parties. These servers may be located in the United States or in other jurisdictions.
Protection of information
- We use SSL certificates to protect your personally identifying information as you transmit it from your computer to the 20/20 Site and to protect your information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We also use a software program to stop certain kinds of attacks. But no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.
Transfer of information
- We may transfer information that we collect about you, including personally identifying information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.
- If you are located in the European Union or other regions whose laws governing data collection and use may differ from the laws of the United States, please note that we may transfer information, including personally identifying information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to the transfer of information to the U.S. or any other country in which we or our service providers maintain facilities.
- We do not knowingly collect personally identifying information from anyone under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personally identifying information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
- If you are a parent and you become aware that your child has provided us with personally identifying information without your consent, please contact us at email@example.com and we will take steps to remove such information and close the child's account.
Management of information
- To keep your personally identifying subscription information accurate, current, and complete, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can change personally identifying information you have provided in connection with CE tests by going into your online account.