Effective: June 11, 2012

UBM Medica LLC ("UBM Medica") offers conferences, medical information, and related offerings to medical professionals. We publish this privacy policy to let you know what data we collect about you as an individual professional, how we use that data, and what choices you have.

This privacy policy covers all "personal" data we collect about you from face to face and virtual conferences and meetings, websites, email campaigns, and print publications. "Personal" data means data which identifies you as an individual and reflects your individual use of our products and services. It is data about you as a medical professional. Please note that a separate privacy policy covers our websites directed to consumers. If you are uncertain about which privacy policy applies to a particular website or web page, consult the privacy link at the bottom of the web page.

Please note that you may choose to publish your personal information and your views in various of our online venues, for example, online communities, forums or virtual events. This Policy does not protect your public disclosures.

Information We Collect About You
We collect the following data about you:

We also use common Internet data collection technologies to collect data: We use "cookies" and associated web beacons. A cookie is simply a piece of code which is placed on your personal computer to recognize the computer as it accesses our websites. Many cookies are not "personal" cookies in that they are not associated with you as an identified individual.

Finally, we collect log data, including IP, or Internet Protocol, addresses used to access our websites, and other routine information about your browser and pc capabilities. We use this data to administer our systems. We or third party ad servers may use the information to limit the number of times you see a particular ad, to target information or ads on a geographic basis or to display ads in the format best matched to your pc's capabilities. We do not associate this log and technical capabilities data with your account in the routine course of our business.

How We Use Information About You
Our primary business is to organize events and communities and provide respected information for medical professionals. We use data about you as an individual medical professional to:

Your Choices
You have a choice about and control over

Connecting directly with other companies for marketing purposes. 
In addition to providing you with our own editorial content, we offer you the opportunity to access others’ branded content and product information. When you choose to take advantage of that content or information, you choose to have your name and contact details transferred to that other company. We will put you in direct contact with other companies when you choose to:

Please note:  Sponsors may ask us to display their ads targeted to you on our web sites. In those instances, you may choose whether to respond by clicking on the link within the ad. Clicking on that link will connect you directly to the sponsor’s web pages and information.
Please note: career fairs, whether face to face or online, may be covered by a separate policy or policies.

Making information you provide public.  

Receiving email marketing messages from us. 
To remove your name from our email marketing lists, please follow the directions at the bottom of the email.

Whether your account information is up to date.
 Please help us keep your account current.

Deleting or disabling cookies.
 To delete or disable cookies:

Some but not all of our websites include online ads served by third parties. We do not control the cookies that other companies and their third party ad servers use to display ads to you on our websites.

Online advertising technologies and practices, including behavioral advertising, are evolving. We may add to this list of third party servers from time to time without changing the effective date on this policy. Please check here periodically.

Disclosure of Information About You
We do not otherwise disclose information about you to others except:

Children Under 13
Our services are directed to medical professionals or, in the case of SearchMedica, adults with a need to research professional-level medical literature. Our websites and services are not intended for children 13 or under.

We use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect personal information against theft, loss, or misuse. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or storage can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information about you and your professional interests, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You remain responsible for protecting your user name and passwords and for the security of information in transit to us over the Internet.

Changes to This Policy
We may change the provisions of this policy from time to time and urge you to check back here periodically. Your continued use of any of the websites or pages within the scope of this policy will be your acceptance of the version of the policy in place at the time of your visit.

Contact Us
If you have questions about this policy or its use, please contact us at [email protected].

UBM Medica LLC
General Counsel
150 West 30th Street 20th Floor
New York, NY 10001