MDJunction is an open community of patients who share, in public, their
experiences and knowledge. We respect your right to privacy. This
Privacy Statement is to inform you about our privacy practices, it applies to
all web sites owned and operated by MDJunction.com.
When browsing any website on the internet (MDJunction.com included) – it is
strongly recommended that you do not reveal your personal home address,
personal phone numbers or any other personal information that is not public
MDJunction uses Google Analytics tracking code to assist in our efforts to better understand demographics and interests and to deliver relevant ads to our visitors.
We will never facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information (via your account) with non-personally identifiable information collected by Google Analytics.
Registered members must provide their personal email address (as well as
account username and password that we store for your convenience).
Your email address is required for administrative purposes and to retrieve your
password and username in case those are lost. As described in our FAQs you may
opt not to receive administrative and other notification emails. We also
collect non-personal information such as your IP address and URLs (web pages)
you arrived from and visit on while on our site.
Information you fill out
via your account page (Member Profile Information) is optional and can
viewed by other visitors to MDJunction.com. Any information you post
but not limited to photos, hugs, forum posts, diary entries, ribbon
descriptions and articles) on public sections of the site can be viewed
by anyone. You should think carefully before disclosing any Personal
Information in any Public Area.
We strongly believe in your right to privacy. We will
NOT sell, distribute or otherwise abuse your personal information.
Children under age 13
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are
under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are
under 13 years of age, please do not attempt to register or send any
information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone
number, or email address.
If you find or believe that we might have information from or about a child
under 13 years, please contact us ASAP.
Children between 13
Almost all the members at MDJunction.com are over 18 and thus oriented to
interacting with others who are in the same age group.
We do not allow children under 13 to register to MDJunction but also recommend
and insist that minors over the age of 13 years ask their parents for
permission before registering to MDJunction, sharing any personal information
or talking to anyone over the internet.
If you are between the age of 13 and 18 and not sure if MDJunction is the right
place for you, please talk to your parents or contact us. In any case please
We recommend that minors over the age of 13 years ask their parents for
permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from the site
you are visiting and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Cookies are very common and are being used by most websites. Cookies do not
harm your computer nor can they access information stored on your computer.
The primary purpose of cookies is to maintain your customized settings on the
site. The site login process ("Remember my password", for example)
and member functionality requires that your browser accept cookies.
Links and Other sites
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not
responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to
be aware when you leave our site and to review the privacy statements of each
and every Web site that you visit through MDJunction.com.
by Third Parties
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain
anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use
non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information,
browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled
over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to
you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to
collect this information.
You can always change your information (profile information, email preferences, etc) via your member account page. Check out
the FAQs (link at the bottom of every page) on how to do it.
To learn more about this "behavioral advertising" practice or to opt-out
of this use of your anonymous information,you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
MDJunction.com implements methods of securing its user information databases
from unauthorized access or alteration.
Amendments to the
This policy may be amended from time to time and in our sole discretion, upon
posting notice on the Web site. Please periodically visit this page to review
Please feel free to contact us with any
Privacy page was updated
on Apr 2013.