At MeCovery we understand your professional obligations regarding the privacy of confidential client information. Because of this, we have established the following guidelines concerning the collection, use and security of the information uploaded to MeCovery. This Privacy Statement discloses our information practices, pertaining to how we collect, use and store the information you upload to MeCovery (the “Data”).
Information Collection and Use
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on Mecovery.com or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, participate in any discussion boards, forums or other social media functions on our site or enter a competition, promotion or survey and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers, financial and credit card information, confidential client information, personal descriptions, photographs and other media. We store the Data in order to provide you with the features and functionality of MeCovery.
MeCovery claims no ownership rights whatsoever (by express or implied lien, operation of law, or otherwise) in the Data, except as disclosed in this Privacy Statement. We use aggregates of the Data, which do not include personal or confidential client information to identify trends and demographic statistics that help us shape our products to serve you better. We shall not sell, share, or rent the Data to third parties for their promotional purpose, nor will we use the Data except as disclosed in this Privacy Statement.
In order to use MeCovery, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information. [We also collect payment information including credit card number, name and billing address. This information is used to contact you about the services on MeCovery for which you have expressed interest, as well as to process payment for services procured.
We will not disclose any of the Data, expect when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect the rights, or property of MeCovery. MeCovery reserves the right to release personal information to its service providers, law enforcement, or other government officials, or in response to a formal request in a civil action, court order or judicial proceeding, as we in our sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary or appropriate.
Moreover, in the event of a sale, merger, or acquisition of some, or all of MeCovery’s assets, the Data would likely be a part of the transferred assets. In such an event, we shall notify you via email of your choices as a user, on how your information is to be used henceforth.
[We employ a third party agent to process credit card payments for purchases made on our Site. This third party agent is not authorized to use your personal information for any other purpose; promotional or otherwise.]
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive by a web browser. It is used to determine if a user has visited the Site previously. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personal information while on our Sites. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our Sites, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our Sites. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our Service. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our Site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site. We use another company to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors to our site.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personal information.
The statistics program on our web server collects aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit which we use for internal review and to improve our content.
Our Web pages contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used and may be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We employ industry accepted standards in protecting your personal information, and use SSL [Secure Socket Layer] technology in transmitting your sensitive information. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personal Information. Our employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security, and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified, and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers’ information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personal Information on are kept in a secure environment, behind a locked cage.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We also send the user site and service announcement updates. Members are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service as, these messages are not promotional in nature. We communicate with the user to provide requested services, and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user’s personal information changes, or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update, delete or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member information page or by emailing Customer Support.
Notification of Changes
MeCovery provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor. This site gives users the following options for removing their email addresses from our database to not receive future newsletters. You can opt- out of receiving newsletters by selecting the “unsubscribe” button present in each email we send out.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions pertaining to MeCovery or this Privacy Statement contact:
Effective Date: June 28, 2016