Privacy Statement

Griffin Faculty Physicians is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Griffin Faculty Physicians site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Griffin Faculty Physicians site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Griffin Faculty Physicians collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Griffin Faculty Physicians also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Griffin Faculty Physicians. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Griffin Faculty Physicians for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Griffin Faculty Physicians site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Griffin Faculty Physicians public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Griffin Faculty Physicians does not read any of your private online communications.

Griffin Faculty Physicians encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Griffin Faculty Physicians so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Griffin Faculty Physicians is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Griffin Faculty Physicians and Griffin Faculty Physicians family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Griffin Faculty Physicians collects and uses your personal information to operate the Griffin Faculty Physicians Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Griffin Faculty Physicians also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Griffin Faculty Physicians and its affiliates. Griffin Faculty Physicians may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Griffin Faculty Physicians does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Griffin Faculty Physicians may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Griffin Faculty Physicians may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Griffin Faculty Physicians, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Griffin Faculty Physicians does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Griffin Faculty Physicians keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Griffin Faculty Physicians, in order to determine what Griffin Faculty Physicians services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Griffin Faculty Physicians to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Griffin Faculty Physicians Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Griffin Faculty Physicians or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Griffin Faculty Physicians; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Griffin Faculty Physicians, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Griffin Faculty Physicians Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Griffin Faculty Physicians pages, or register with Griffin Faculty Physicians site or services, a cookie helps Griffin Faculty Physicians to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Griffin Faculty Physicians Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Griffin Faculty Physicians features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Griffin Faculty Physicians services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Griffin Faculty Physicians secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Griffin Faculty Physicians secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Griffin Faculty Physicians will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Griffin Faculty Physicians encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Griffin Faculty Physicians is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Griffin Faculty Physicians welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Griffin Faculty Physicians has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Griffin Faculty Physicians at . We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.