Types of Data We Collect
Personal Data: We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that enables the CMA to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”) to carry out its business purposes. CMA Sites collect this information for a variety of business reasons, including but not limited to, applying for membership, registering for an CMA event or program, purchasing CMA products or services, or otherwise interacting with the CMA. The types of Personal Data we collect include, but are not limited to: General data (e.g., names, dates of birth, home and business addresses, email addresses, Internet protocol addresses and mobile/landline business/personal telephone numbers that are provided by our members/customers); Professional data (e.g., medical education/training dates & locations, etc.); Other identification information (e.g., photographs).
Non-Personal Data: We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites (“Non-Personal Data”). The types of Non-Personal Data we collect includes, but is not limited to: Site usage (e.g., browsing history, search terms, number of clicks, referring/exit pages, date/time stamp, time on Site); Products and services viewed, including advertisements for such products and services; Computer type, operating system and platform type; Internet service provider; Your industry and business (e.g., company size and location).
How We Use Your Data
In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below, in order to:
Personal Data: Identify you when you visit our Sites; Provide service communications such as bill reminders, order confirmations, program registrations and customer service messages; Provide products, information and services you request or that we think you may be interested in; Respond to your emails or online requests for products, services, or information; Deliver and process surveys Personalize and improve the usability of the Sites; Fulfill and/or deliver CMA products and services; Tailor content, advertising and marketing to you
Publish membership directories
Non-Personal Data: We use Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or other third-party companies also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that, when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by the CMA, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.
How You Can Manage the Processing of Your Data
You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from the CMA, you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties.
How We Protect Personal Data
User ID and Password
Certain areas of the Sites require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your Personal Data. To help you protect your privacy, these Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.
Linking to Other Internet Sites
How You Can Access, Change and Delete Your Personal Data
Cookies and Other Web Devices
In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.
If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below. We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy-related information.
Columbus Medical Association
1390 Dublin Rd.
Columbus OH 43215
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