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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Metropolitan Health Services Privacy Policy
Thank you for visiting our web site.  This privacy policy informs you of the practices in which we, Metropolitan Health Services, (herein referred to as “MHS”, “we”, “us”, “our”) may use personal information collected on this web site.
 
Please read this privacy policy before using this site or submitting any personal information through our web site.  By using this site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.  These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis.
 
You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit our site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide may be used.
 
Consent:
By entering your first and last name, email address, etc., you are verifying that you are the intended recipient of any, and all, requested materials, information, products and/or services.  By entering this information you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, and you are also verifying that you are at least sixteen (16) years of age and/or have the legal consent to participate in our forums, blogs, register for our newsletter and/or screenings or request information from our website.
 
By using our Web site, you give us permission to collect information about the pages served to you as an anonymous user for the purpose of calculating aggregate site statistics.  If you register at Metropolitan Health Services web site, you authorize MHS to use information you provide to personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when calculating aggregate customer data.  Metropolitan Health Services may occasionally amend this policy.  We suggest that you bookmark this page and check to see if it has changed from time to time.
 
Information Collection:
Most of the information provided to you by our web site is offered without the collection of any personally identifiable information from you, unless where directly specified.  The only time you will be asked to provide your personal information is if you wish to contact us using our online inquiry system or sign up for our e-newsletter.  You have a choice as to whether or not you would like to submit personal information such as your name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number and email address to our online inquiry system.
 
MHS may collect and use your personal information to provide you with the services that you have requested.  These services may include phone calls, e-mails or direct mail messages sent to your home regarding screenings in your area, newsletters, product shipments, or other pertinent information that you have signed up to receive.  When you submit your personal information on our website, it will not be shared with third-parties for marketing or sales purposes without your prior written consent.
 
However, MHS may offer its customers choices for the collection, use and sharing of personal information.  Such as, information on local health care initiatives, food banks, shelters, domestic abuse counselors, etc.  We may offer you the opportunity to choose whether to receive communications from these, or other, third parties at the time of your actual screening/visit.
 
Information Storage:
We understand that your health is an extremely private matter.  Your privacy is our top priority.  We have developed a strict privacy policy that we follow closely.  Should you provide us with your information (name, address, e-mail, phone number, etc.); it will be collected and stored in limited-access servers at our location.  We use several forms of security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure.
 
MHS will continue to maintain these safety measures to ensure the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information. 

Information Distribution:
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation.  We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating alleged fraud which has already taken place.  The information is not provided to these, or any other, companies for marketing or sales purposes.
 
Commitment to Data Security:
Any and all information obtained will be protected by industry standard information protection.  We protect your personal and health-related information in accordance with HIPAA standards & regulations.  The information that is processed through our payment services (PayPal) is protected by industry standard encryption and firewall protection.  We value you and your information and have taken the necessary steps to protect you. 
 
To view a copy of PayPal's disclosure & privacy policy, please click here.
You can view the HIPAA law & regulations here.
 
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure.  Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.  All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
 
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.  We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these parties.
 
Opt-Out:
To opt out of Metropolitan Health Services' mailing list, please write to:
 
CardioScore
P.O.  Box 2244
Belleville, MI 48112
 
You can also opt out of the e-newsletter online by simply clicking on the Newsletter Tab, and follow the on-screen prompts to unsubscribe.

Cookie/Tracking Technology:
This site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered.  Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to our web site, and understanding how visitors use our web site.  Cookies can also help customize the site for visitors.
 
Like many other Web sites, we may use cookies to identify members so they don't have to re-enter a user id and password when they, for example, wish to post to a discussion forum.  Cookies may also help us improve your experience and display more prominently goods and services that might interest you.  If you do not have cookies enabled, you must enter your password each time you access our site or any of its member features.
 
Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information.  Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties in certain situations, such as, but not limited to, those listed under Distribution of Information and Third-Parties.
 
Third-Parties:
Metropolitan Health Services may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our customers, traffic patterns, and related site information.  This data reflects site usage patterns gathered during thousands of customer visits to our Web site each month but does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual member, unless that member has given us permission to share that information.
 
We may also provide log files and other databases of user information regarding site usage to third parties for analysis, so we can get a better understanding of traffic to our site and thus improve our content offerings.
 
Metropolitan Health Services also may use third-party companies to provide delivery of e-mail newsletters and other messages over e-mail.
 
Metropolitan Health Services DOES NOT and WILL NOT lease, sell, or in any other way distribute any personal, identifiable information to ANY third-party agency or company for any sales or marketing purposes other than for the sole purpose of managing and targeting the advertisements that may be present on our web site.
 
Disclaimer:
Metropolitan Health Services reserves the right to modify the terms of this privacy policy at any time.

We will highlight any changes that are made to the policy, and we recommend revisiting the website and/or our privacy policy periodically.


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.  The information is provided by Metropolitan Health Services and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.  Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or any profits that may arise out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
 
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Metropolitan Health Services.   We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites.  The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
 
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly.  However, Metropolitan Health Services takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
 
While every effort is made to maintain security of our servers and site access is restricted, we are not liable for any person or persons who access our site without proper consent, who might be underage at the time of access, or any person or persons who may not have authorization to do so.  We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these or any other parties.
 
 
Metropolitan Health Services Terms & Conditions
Welcome to our website.  If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Metropolitan Health Services' relationship with you in relation to this website.
 
By entering your first and last name, email address, etc., you are verifying that you are the intended recipient of any, and all, requested materials, information, products and/or services.
 
By entering this information you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, and you are also verifying that you are at least sixteen (16) years of age and/or have the legal consent to participate in our forums, blogs, register for our newsletter and/or screenings or request information from our website.
 
If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
 
The term “Metropolitan Health Services” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is:
 
Metropolitan Health Services
PO Box 2244
Belleville, MI 48112
 
The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.
 
The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:
· The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only.  It is subject to change without notice.
· This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences.  If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: Browser type, Operating System, How many times you have visited our site, the pages you viewed, etc.
· Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.  You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
· Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.  It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
· This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us.  This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.  Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
· All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
· Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
· From time to time this website may also include links to other websites.  These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information.  They do not signify that we endorse the website(s).  We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).  We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these parties.
· Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of all Cities, Counties and States, including the District of Columbia, within the United States of America, including, but not limited to, any and all, inlying and outlying territories.



Copyright Notice
This website and its content is copyright of Metropolitan Health Services - © Metropolitan Health Services 2012.  CardioScore™ is a ® registered trademark of Metropolitan Health Services.  All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

· you may print or download to a local hard disk for your personal and non-commercial use only
· you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content.  Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

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