Privacy Policy

Last modified: November 2, 2013


MedTechU, LLC and its subsidiaries («Company», «we» or «us») operate (collectively, the «Website») and the services related to, or offered by, the Website (collectively, the «Services»). We are deeply committed to maintaining your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website or use any Services and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

By accessing or using this Website or the Services, you are accepting the policies and practices set forth in this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see «Changes to our Privacy Policy» below). Your continued use of this Website and the Services after we make any changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Your information will be processed by the Company in the United States.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you can of course choose not to provide us with certain, or any information, however, this may prevent you from gaining access to the Services as well as certain features of the Website.

Information We Collect About You

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including, without limitation, information:

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    by which you may be personally identified, such as name, city, and e-mail address («personal information»);
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    that is about you but cannot reasonably be used to identify you individually, such as health and medical interests, general survey information, gender, other interests; and/or
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    about your internet connection, the equipment that you use to access our Website and usage details.

This policy applies to information we collect:

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    on this Website or in connection with the Services;
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    from you when filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website (such as your name, e-mail address, user name, password, demographic information and specific health areas of interest.), subscribing to a Service, posting material We may also ask you for information when you participate in a program sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website; in e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and us or the Website;
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    from your interactions using the Website’s social network function where you may add information and pictures to your profile;
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    through mobile and desktop applications and Services you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website;
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    when you interact with our programs and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy; and
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    when you respond to surveys that we might ask you to consider completing for research purposes or when you enter search queries on the Website.

Information that is Publicly Available

Your account name (not your e-mail address) is displayed for other users when you engage in certain activities on the Website and use certain Services. For example, you may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, «posted») on public areas of the Website (including, without limitation, message boards, chat rooms and other interactive forums) or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, «User Postings»). Your User Postings are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages/you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Postings. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Postings will not be viewed by unauthorized persons and by utilizing User Postings, you agree that we are not responsible for any information you disclose or communicate in such forums.

How We Collect Your Information

We collect your information:

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    directly from you when you provide it to us;
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    automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies; and
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    From third parties, including, without limitation, our business partners. Such third party information may be used for a variety of purposes, including, without limitation, to verify other information about you and enhance the content and advertising we provide to you.

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

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    details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and
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    information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data, and does not identify any individual. It helps us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to, among other things:

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    estimate total user numbers and usage patterns;
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    store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
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    facilitate and accelerate your searches; and
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    recognize you when you return to the Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

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    Cookies. A cookie is a small file or piece of information placed on the hard drive of your computer. We may use cookies to provide you with a more personalized experience when visiting the Website and utilizing Services. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website or utilize certain Services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our Website.
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    Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
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    IP Addresses. An «Internet protocol address» or «IP Address» is a number automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We, or our service providers, may use your IP Address when you access the Website or Services to assist with delivering geographically targeted advertisements.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • – to present our Website, its contents and the Services to you;
  • – to help continually improve the quality and design of the Website and offer new Services;
  • – to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us;
  • – monitor the effectiveness of our Services and marketing campaigns;
  • – to provide you with interested-based (behavioral) advertising or general marketing purposes;
  • – to notify you about changes our Website or any products or Services we offer;
  • – to monitor certain metrics, including, without limitation, number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.;
  • – to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website or Services;
  • – in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
  • – to fulfil any other purpose for which you provide such information; and
  • – for any other purposes with your consent.

We may also use your information to contact you on occasion about infomration that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please de-select the relevant box located on the registration form. You will always have an option to opt out of the use of your information in this manner. For more information, see «Choices about How We Use and Disclose Your Information» below.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We will not disclose any personal information that we collect or you provide excepted as described in this privacy policy:

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    to fulfil the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an e-mail address to use the «e-mail a friend» feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that e-mail and your e-mail address to the recipients;
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    for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and
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    with your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

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    to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
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    iif we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users.

If you do not want us to use or disclose personal information or other information about you in the ways identified in this policy, you should not use the Website or any Services.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We aim to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. As a result, we have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

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    Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this Website and certain Services may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
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    Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your e-mail address used by the Company to send updates to you, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the registration form or by following the instructions included on any communication to you to opt out of further email distributions. Lastly,you can always send an e-mail to, requesting to be removed from e-mail distributions.
  • Children Under the Age of 13

    Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal or other information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not (i) use or provide any information on this Website or related to the Services, (ii) on or through any of the Websites functions or features, make any purchases through the Website, (iii) use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or (iv) provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at

    Accessing and Correcting Your Information

    You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.

    You may also send us an e-mail at to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not be able to delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

    If you delete your User Postings from the Website, copies of your User Postings may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Postings, is governed by our terms of use.

    Data Security

    We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

    The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

    Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

    Changes to Our Privacy Policy

    It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated on the Website home page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by e-mail to the primary e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes. Any changes to the policy will become effective immediately upon being posted unless we advise you otherwise. Your continued use of the Website or the Services after the policy has been amended shall be deemed your acceptance of the amended terms and conditions of the privacy policy.

    Contact Information

    To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: