1. HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.
A. We may collect technical information.
Our Website’s server and management system routinely collects information about the origin and site navigation of visitors to this Website. This data might include technical information (e.g.: your processor type, processor speed, operating system type, browser type, audio devices, modem devices, video cards, page views, and protocol address). Collected technical information is not linked to any of your personal identifying information. Vitalfield Technologies USA Inc. may use this information to manage or modify this Website.
B. We may collect personal information.
Vitalfield Technologies USA Inc. only collects personally identifiable information if you expressly provide it to us.
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION.
A. We may use personally identifiable information.
Vitalfield may use personally identifiable information that you share with us as follows. We may use it: (1) if you elect to receive information about Vitalfield s programs, items, or services, to provide you with such information, including for our own marketing and promotional materials; (2) to improve this Website; and (3) to create non-personal summary or aggregate data for business analysis, market analysis, communications management, research, planning, and other lawful purposes. We will never sell or lease your information.
B. You may opt-out of communications from us.
If you no longer wish to receive our marketing or promotional communications, please contact us with your request. We will respect your wish to opt-out of communications.
3. DO NOT PROVIDE US WITH YOUR PHI.
A. We take confidentiality and privacy seriously.
B. We have no affirmative duty to monitor the information that you provide.
Other than as necessary to schedule an appointment or submit an inquiry through any HIPAA-compliant third-party vendor’s portal, it is important that you not use, provide, transmit, store, or disclose any PHI through our Website. We have no affirmative duty to monitor the sensitivity or type of the data that you might provide, transmit, store, or disclose while using this Website. If we have actual knowledge that you are using, providing, transmitting, storing, or disclosing PHI through our Website, we may revoke your access to the Website and its Content.
C. You indemnify us against damages from your sharing of PHI.
4. THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18.
This Website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of eighteen, and we do not collect personally identifiable information from any person who we know to be under the age of eighteen. If we inadvertently come to possess personally identifiable information about a child under the age of eighteen, we will not knowingly disclose that information to any third party.
5. SECURITY OF THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES.
A. Third-party website links.
6. HOW WE MONITOR SOCIAL MEDIA.
Vitalfield may be active on social media, and we encourage your participation in our social media channels. This may include our blog(s), Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn, and other channels (collectively our “social media”). We may expand or narrow our available social media channels without notice, and this policy applies to our activities on any social media outlet, on this Website, and on those websites and social media accounts that you access through our affiliates.
Your participation in our social media channels demonstrates your agreement that Vitalfield may monitor and remove any postings or content that, in its sole discretion, we deem to be inappropriate.
A. Our social media activity does not constitute health advice.
Our social media postings and content do not constitute medical or healthcare advice, and they are not a substitute for the advice of a licensed healthcare professional who is familiar with your health history. Even if the posting user is a licensed healthcare professional, their comments should not be construed as personal health advice. If you have a medical concern, you should always personally consult with a healthcare provider. Please contact us directly to schedule an appointment. In an emergency, you should call 911.
B. We prohibit certain content on our social media.
Your activity on Vitalfield s social media is public, and information shared on social media often cannot be un-shared. Your decision to post something may be irrevocable, or incapable of being undone. Please be cautious to not disclose personally identifiable information, such as your location, medical history, or financial information.
Accordingly, you alone are responsible for your activity on Vitalfield s social media. You specifically agree not to: (1) misrepresent yourself or use another person’s identity; (2) engage in harassment, defamation, personal attacks, spam, offensive content, or illegal activities; or (3) publish illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, unlawful, disruptive, profane, harassing, or abusive content.
C. We have no duty to monitor our social media accounts.
Vitalfield may, but has no affirmative duty to, oversee its social media accounts. Your use signifies your understanding that Vitalfield may monitor, prohibit, restrict, block, suspend, terminate, or delete your access to its social media at any time. We may review, edit, and/or delete anything you publish on its social media without notice and in our sole discretion.
D. Visitors may reproduce postings on our social media.
If you post content on Vitalfield’s social media, you provide us with a non-exclusive, royalty-free, and worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, edit, reformat, publish, or display the content for any purpose. You acknowledge that Vitalfield cannot and does not control the conduct of other visitors to its social media, who may reproduce visitors’ posts without permission.
The opinions expressed by individuals who are unaffiliated with Vitalfield do not reflect the opinions of Vitalfield.
8. NOT SUBJECT TO CALIFORNIA’S SHINE THE LIGHT LAW.
We are located in the State of California. Because Vitalfield has fewer than 20 employees, we are not subject to California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (commonly known as the “Shine the Light” law).
9. SUBJECT TO THE EUROPEAN UNION’S GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (“GDPR”).
The European Union (“EU”) has adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The GDPR is an expansive data privacy and protection framework of laws designed to protect the personal data of individuals located in the EU. The GDPR applies to an entity that maintains an establishment in the EU if it processes personal data in the context of that EU establishment.
Vitalfield maintains an establishment in the EU and conducts the effective or real exercise of activity through stable arrangements. Likewise, Vitalfield does data processing activities related to any offering of goods or services to data subjects in the EU. Finally, Vitalfield does not require the submission of personal data to use Vitalfield.com. Any data processing carried out on Vitalfield.com is done lawfully under Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation.
While Vitalfield com primarily markets to, interacts with, seeks to attract, and provides services to people and companies in the United States, Vitalfield Technologies USA Inc. does primarily market to, interact with, seeks to attract, and provide services to people and companies in the European Union.
10. “DO NOT TRACK” FEATURE.
For some web browsers, a “Do Not Track” feature is available to signal that you do not want the websites that you visit to track your online activity. How browsers communicate and respond to the Do Not Track feature is not yet uniform. For this reason, like with many other websites, Vitalfield’s Website does not currently respond to or alter its practices in response to a Do Not Track signal. By your continued use of our Website, you acknowledge and understand that third parties may collect personal information regarding your online activities over time and across different websites when you visit Vitalfield’s Website, or other websites and services. To find out more about the “Do Not Track” feature, you may visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
11. HOW TO CONTACT US