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Privacy Policy
 
 

Competech SmartCard Solutions, Inc and its affiliates and related companies (collectively, Competech) are committed to protecting the privacy of data that you submit to this web site or to web sites under our operation and control (collectively, the Site).

Our privacy policy is based on the principles of:

  • Choice/Consent
  • Notice/Awareness
  • Access/Participation
  • Integrity/Security

Please read this policy carefully as it may affect your interaction and the privacy of your data at this site. Competech reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time, in which event the Site will contain a notice of the change. Changes will be effective immediately upon publishing. By continuing to access the site, you are agreeing to Competech′s privacy policy. If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy, immediately contact us through the email - info at competech.com.

To better serve you, we may ask to provide information about yourself, and your family members.

Some pieces of information requested may include name, title, company, address, phone number, email address, and other relevant data. We do not require this information to obtain access to any area of the Site. This site has forms and pages which allow you to enter your medical information, medical conditions, allergies, treatments, procedures, or providers of medical care at the site based on which the site creates your portable health records. Competech in no case will sell, license or transmit that information to third parties. Your information is used as you deem fit, and at all times fully controlled and managed only by you, including your decision to divulge (or not) some or full details to your health care provider(s).

When you submit any form, the encrypted (encoded) information is protected using Secure Socket Layers (SSL) as it passes between your browser and the Competech servers. Only people authorized by you are permitted to access the information you submit. Most of the personal and medical information is encrypted using your login and biometric credentials and can be accessed or allowed access only by you. In addition to this, the Site also keeps a detailed audit log of the changes done to your personal records, at what date/time by whom and what. At any time, you can view detailed audit-logs.

Competech may compile statistical information concerning the usage of the site. This information allows Competech to monitor utilization and improve our quality. Examples of this information would include, but not limited to, the number of visitors to the Site, or to sections or pages within the Site, patterns of traffic flowing through the Site, length of time spent on the Site (pages), or in sections or pages of the Site, the other sites that refer visitors to the Site, the pages of the Site that visitors frequently use as entry and exit points, utilization of the browser and operating systems and versions used by visitors to the Site, etc.

In order to compile this information, Competech may collect and store on a non-secure server, your IP address, your operating system version, your browser version, the pages you visit within the Site, the length of time you spend on pages within the Site, the site from which you linked to ours, search terms you used in search engines which resulted in you linking to the Site, etc. While all of this information can be associated with the IP address your computer had while you visited the Site, it will never be associated with you as an individual, or associated with any other information you may submit through the Site, or that Competech may store about you for any other purposes.

Competech may use web site cookies in the process of compiling the statistical information mentioned above and to tailor certain pages of the Site for your browsing convenience. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies, but our Site may not function correctly if you do. Refer to the Help feature of your browser for information on disabling cookies.

Competech collects the following information to measure the use of the Site and to improve that content of the Site: number of visits, average time spent on the Site, and pages viewed. Competech may retain this information on a non-secured server.

Competech may compile statistical results concerning the usage of the Site. Competech uses this information to prepare collective profiles of visitors activities for management and internal use. For example, Competech may track the number of visitors who view certain pages or use certain features of the Site. Competech does not disclose user-specific information.

The Site is not directed to children. Competech does not knowingly collect any personal information from children. If you are concerned about your child′s use of the Site, you may use web-filtering technology to supervise or limit access to the Site.

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey in the United States, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under or out of this Privacy Policy shall lie exclusively with the state and federal courts within the State of New Jersey. If any provision of this Privacy Policy is found to be invalid by a court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Privacy Policy, which shall remain in full force and effect.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPETECH HAVE ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE BREACH OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED.