Thank you for visiting our website. The following Privacy Policy tells you how we may use personal information we collect at this site. Please read this Policy carefully before using this website, and/or submitting any personal information. By using this site, you consent to the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted to the website in a timely fashion. Any changes made cannot be considered retroactive, only from the date indicated going forward. Therefore it is in your best interests to review this website for possible changes before submitting any personal information. It is important to note that this Privacy Policy is for this website only, MigraineDisorders.org.

Presently AMD uses Google Analytics to examine our readership and better design the website for use by all. No personal information is collected in this process. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here,
http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Information we may collect

It is not mandatory for you to provide your personally identifiable information and other possible information about you to use or visit MigraineDisorders.org. We will not collect your personally identifiable information unless it has been clearly provided by you. If you decide to sign up to any tools or services (newsletters, alerts, patient forums or blogs,), you will need to provide some personally identifiable information to us along with your clear consent for us to use it. We may provide, only with your approval, a limited amount of your personally identifiable information to help others suffering from similar problems.

As we do not control third party websites to which we provide links, the collection and use of your personally identifiable information by such websites shall be subject to the policies and procedures of those third party websites. 

We may also gather some non-personally identifiable information about you during your use or visit to the site via cookies (small text files that identify your computer) or web beacons (code that measures how many people are using our Site). You can be sure that no personally identifiable information will be collected from you without you voluntarily providing it to us. We collect data (zip code, age, gender, preferences) at an aggregate level (non personal information and at a mass level) to evaluate the quality of the information we provide on the Site. Again, the reason for this is to better design our website in service of your particular needs. 

We do not “market” your personal information, and only use it to optimize your experience of our Site.

Cookies and tracking

The site may use cookies and tracking technology dependent on features offered at the time. Cookies and tracking technology, such as Google Analytics are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors, and understanding how visitors take advantage of MigaineDisorders.org. In general, cookies and tracking technology, do not record personal information, unless you have previously provided that data. In that case the cookies may be “tied” to such information. The only way personal, identifiable information can be shared directly is if you do so yourself. AMD will only use personal information internally for Site optimization and to improve your experience at MigraineDisorders.org.

Distribution

In some rare instances we may assist governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention, or “hacking”. We may do so when we a permitted or required by law, trying to prevent against actual or potential fraud or unauthorized use of our website and any transactions related to the Site, or investigating fraud which has already taken place. We shall use the best anti-viral and malware programs available in addition to encryption of certain personal information. None of this information would be provided for third party marketing purposes, which we do not engage in, nor do we intend to.

Commitment to data security

Your personally identifiable information is kept in a secure state. Only authorized agents of The Association of Migraine Disorders, to include Directors and independent contractors at present, can have access to this information. All of the aforementioned individuals haves signed a form agreeing to keep this information safe and secure. If you wish, all of our emails and newsletters give you the opportunity to opt out of any future mailings.

Privacy contact information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our Privacy Policy you may contact us at the following
Email: info@MigraineDisorders.org 

Mail: AMD P.O. Box 870, North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852

We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use/Privacy Policy at any time. All changes will be posted at MigraineDisorders.org in a timely fashion.