Privacy Policy

 

Last Updated January 1, 2019

 

Under Dog Media, LP (“Under Dog”) has created various platforms to provide Under Dog Services (as defined below) including, but not limited to web sites developed and operated by Under Dog, applications developed or offered by Under Dog (collectively and individually, the “Site”) which includes ww.OrthoEd.com and all associated and/or related Web pages maintained by Under Dog. The Site has been created for one or more of the following purposes: (i) to provide information about Under Dog and to provide users with the opportunity to learn more about Under Dog accredited seminars and continuing education courses, including those branded “Under Dog” (the “Activities”) and other Under Dog non-accredited live, online and print courses, including those branded “Under Dog” (the “Offerings”), (ii) to register for and/or participate in such Activities or Offerings (the ” Under Dog Services “), and/or (iii) to engage with industry through advertisements and similar promotional offerings available on the Site and through promotional and informational offerings from industry available at Under Dog events and in Under Dog applications. This Privacy Policy sets forth Under Dog policy with respect to information, including personally identifiable data (the “Personal Data”) that is collected from individuals who use the Site and from individuals who otherwise register for and/or participate in the Under Dog Services.

 

INFORMATION THAT UNDER DOG COLLECTS
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site. Under Dog collects Personal Data from you when you voluntarily choose to provide such information, such as when you contact Under Dog with inquiries, register for access to Under Dog Activities or Under Dog Services, and/or use certain Under Dog Services. Wherever Under Dog collects Personal Data, Under Dog makes an effort to provide a link to this Privacy Policy or, where the Personal Data is collected in person, via mail or via the telephone, Under Dog will endeavor to provide you with a copy of this Privacy Policy or notify you where it can be located. Under Dog may rely upon third party service providers to collect and process your registration for Activities and other Under Dog Services. These service providers are instructed that they may use your Personal Data only as specified by Under Dog Privacy Policy.

By voluntarily providing Under Dog with Personal Data, you are consenting to Under Dog’s use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data to this Site, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of Under Dog and the authorized third parties referred to herein for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
Other Information.

 

Non-Identifiable Data. When you interact with Under Dog through the Site, Under Dog may receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Under Dog may store such information itself or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by Under Dog affiliates, agents, or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to the Site, the number of visitors to each page of the Site, and the domain names of Under Dog visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.

In operating this Site, Under Dog may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer hosting the Site gives to your browser when you access a Web site. Under Dog cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help Under Dog analyze Site usage more accurately. For instance, the Site may set a cookie on your browser that keeps you from needing to remember and then enter a username and/or password more than once during a visit to the site. In cases in which Under Dog uses cookies, Under Dog will not use such cookies to collect Personal Data unless such collection has been disclosed to you in advance. Please see the section entitled “Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site” for information about the Personal Data that Under Dog collects. On most Web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Under Dog recommends that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s features.

 

Aggregated Personal Data. In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of Under Dog Services, Under Dog often conducts research on Under Dog customer demographics, interests, and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to Under Dog. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Under Dog may share this aggregated data with Under Dog affiliates, agents, and business partners. When Under Dog shares this information in aggregate form, it does not identify you personally. Under Dog may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe Under Dog Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

 

YOUR CHOICES
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data; however, if you choose to not provide Personal Data you may not be able to register for and/or use certain Under Dog Services.

 

HOW UNDER DOG USES YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION
Under Dog uses the Personal Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, Under Dog may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact Under Dog by email, Under Dog may use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem. Also, if you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to Under Dog Services, Under Dog will use your Personal Data to provide access to such services.
If you register for and/or attend Activities, Under Dog will use your Personal Data to provide you with documents and other materials related to such Activities while in attendance at the Activities, and Under Dog may also mail you documents and materials related to such Activities and other products, services and Activities Under Dog believes will be of interest to you.

Under Dog and Under Dog affiliates may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help Under Dog improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand Under Dog users, and to improve Under Dog Services. Under Dog and Under Dog affiliates may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services or products Under Dog believes will be of interest to you. If Under Dog does so, each communication Under Dog sends you will contain instructions permitting you to unsubscribe or “opt-out” of receiving future communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or to have your name deleted from Under Dog mailing lists please contact Under Dog as indicated below. Under Dog may also share your Personal Data with certain third parties as described further in the section labeled “How Under Dog Shares Your Personal Data?”
If Under Dog intends on using any Personal Data in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time at which the Personal Data is collected and given the option to opt-out of such use.

 

HOW UNDER DOG SHARES YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Under Dog is not in the business of selling your information. Under Dog considers this information to be a vital part of the relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which Under Dog may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:

 

Business Transfers. As Under Dog develops its business, Under Dog might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.

 

Related Companies. Under Dog may also share your Personal Data with its subsidiaries and affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.

 

Event Sponsors. If you sign-up to attend one of Under Dog Activities, Under Dog may share your registration information with non-related companies that are involved in supporting the applicable event, including, without limitation, manufacturing or pharmaceutical companies.

 

Business Partners. From time to time, Under Dog may offer you the opportunity to participate in discount plans and similar benefit programs from one or more of Under Dog business partners. If you opt-in to participate in the discount plans or other benefit programs of Under Dog business partners, Under Dog will disclose your Personal Information to such business partners so that they may register you for the applicable discount plan and/or benefit program.

 

Agents, Consultants, and Related Third Parties. Under Dog, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include mailing information, maintaining databases, and processing payments. When Under Dog employs another company to perform a function of this nature, Under Dog endeavors to provide them only with the information that they need to perform their specific function and Under Dog instructs them to limit their use of the Personal Data accordingly.

 

Legal Requirements. Under Dog may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Under Dog, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

 

EXCLUSIONS
This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to Under Dog through this Site or through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Site, such as bulletin boards, any ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”). All such Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Under Dog shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and/or distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.

CHILDREN
Under Dog does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any Personal Data through the Site. Under Dog encourages parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce Under Dog Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Data on this Site without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided Personal Data to Under Dog through this Site, please contact Under Dog and Under Dog will endeavor to delete that information from Under Dog databases.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
This Site may frame or contain references or links to other Web sites not operated or controlled by Under Dog, including Web sites of Under Dog Related Companies and unrelated companies with which Under Dog has a business relationship (the “Third Party Sites”). The policies and procedures Under Dog describes here do not apply to the Third Party Sites. The links from this Site do not imply Under Dog review or endorsement of the Third Party Sites. Under Dog suggests contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.

 

ADVERTISING & MARKETING
We may target our advertising and marketing messages depending on preferences you choose to share with us. The Site may personalize its content based on your interests. For example, you may see different content on our site in different areas based on information that you have shared with us or based on observations we have made regarding your previous usage.We make clear distinctions between our editorial content or accredited CE content vs. any advertising or sponsored content and this includes how we inform you of our certified educational activities and industry advertisement, promotion or offerings. Through Under Dog policies and procedures, we ensure that there is clear disclosure on what is a certified educational activity and what is an industry advertisement, promotion, or offering.All advertisements are clearly marked and are physically separate from editorial or CE content. We maintain a clear separation between all of our promotional and educational activities. We do not accept advertisements for any products that are offensive or illegal. We reserve the right to reject any advertisement for any reason.
We do not endorse any of the products or services mentioned in the advertisements. We expect advertisers and their advertisements to comply with all Federal (United States) and local regulations regarding direct-to-physician advertising, including the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as well as relevant FDA guidance documents.
Advertisers do not have access to personal data of registrants from our web site and must respect all terms herein this Privacy Policy

 

THIRD-PARTY EDITORIAL CONTENT
Examples of third-party editorial content that appear on www.OrthoEd.com include clinical guidelines and patient education. Sources for third-party editorial content include government agencies and nonprofits, who are identified on the materials. Our editorial staff may review content from outside sources to ensure accuracy before it is posted to our website. Third-party editorial content has also been reviewed and approved by the provider’s own staff.

 

SECURITY
Under Dog takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to Under Dog via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Under Dog via the Internet.

 

OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the Terms of Use.

 

CHANGES TO UNDER DOG PRIVACY POLICY
The Site and Under Dog business may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for Under Dog to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Under Dog reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

 

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND CONTACTING UNDER DOG
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please login to your Account on the Site and make any changes necessary. Under Dog will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in Under Dog’s possession that you have previously submitted via this Site.

 

Please contact Under Dog if you have any questions about the Under Dog Privacy Policy or the information practices of this Site.

 

You may contact us as follows:
Under Dog Media, LP
Legal Affairs
7015 Snider Plaza, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75205
by email: [email protected]

 

 

 

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