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Summary

  • What information do we collect?
  • What do we use your information for?
  • How do we protect your information?
  • How long do we keep your information?
  • Do we use cookies?
  • What else do we collect?
  • Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
  • California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
  • Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
  • Your Consent
  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy

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What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience.
  • To improve our website.
  • To administer a survey or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

The email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

  • All personal and transaction information on our website is encrypted during transmission using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
  • During a transaction, your sensitive payment information (card number, etc.) is securely transmitted to our payment gateway provider and is not stored on our systems. You remaining order information is securely stored in our systems and is only physically accessible to those with special access rights.
  • To ensure your financial information remains secure, our hosting environment is PCI compliant.

How long do we keep your information?

If you stop using our website, your information remains in our system for a period of time.

  • Contact messages - when you contact us, your contact messages are saved for a period of 1 year from the date sent.

By request, we will remove your personally identifying information from our systems at any time.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. See our Cookie Policy

What else do we collect?

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service to track and examine the use of our web and app traffic. Google uses the data to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You may choose to opt-out of this data collection.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We, therefore, will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by signing into their account and editing their profile.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If our privacy policy changes, we will send you an email containing the changes, and we will highlight the changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please Contact Us.


Summary

  • What Are Cookies
  • How We Use Cookies
  • Disabling Cookies
  • The Cookies We Set
  • Third Party Cookies
  • More Information

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What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Email newsletters related cookies: This site offers a newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribe/unsubscribed users.

Surveys related cookies: From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

Forms related cookies: When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Site preferences cookies: In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.


Summary

  • Using Our Services
  • Privacy and Security
  • Your Content in Our Services
  • Our Warranties and Disclaimers
  • Liability for Our Services
  • Indemnification
  • About These Terms

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This website (the Site) is operated and owned by Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education. The information, documents, services, and products available on and through this Site (Services) are subject to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth below (the Terms of Use).

Your acceptance of these Terms of Use constitutes a legal agreement between you and Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education, its officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, affiliates, and representatives. PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY.

Using Our Services

We put a lot of work into creating this website and providing the best experience possible.

This Site and our Services are provided solely for your exclusive personal, educational, non-commercial use for general medical review and should not be relied upon to treat patients or diagnose disease. You agree to use the Site and Services only for lawful purposes and the permitted uses described above. No other use of Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education, the Site, or our Services is authorized.

Your use of our Site or Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content that you access. You agree that you have no right to resell, publish, transmit, redistribute, participate in the sale or transfer of, modify, compile, or create derivative works based in whole or part on the Site or our Services.

Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education reserves the right to terminate your use of the Site and our Services in the event of any breach of any part of these Terms of Use.

Privacy and Security

Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education is committed to providing online privacy and security to users of its Site and takes precautions to protect our users' information.

Our privacy policy explains how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our Services. By using our Services, you agree that Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education uses such data in accordance with our privacy policies.

We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Your Content in Our Services

Some of our Services allow you to submit content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content.

When you upload or otherwise submit content, you give Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education an unrestricted right to use, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, publish, and distribute such content for the purpose of operating, promoting and improving our Services and to develop new ones. Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education shall have no financial or other obligation to you when you submit such information.

Our Warranties and Disclaimers

The information in this Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education production is compiled from sources believed to be reliable and exhaustive efforts have been put forth to provide the best information and services possible.

TYPOS, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, ETC. ARE POSSIBLE AND, INDEED, LIKELY. PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION DOES NOT WARRANT THE QUALITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES.

BY USING OUR SITE AND SERVICES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THEY ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THIS SITE OR SERVICES THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT THIS SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE HEREIN ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE USING THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND LIABILITY.

PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR OUR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO SUBSTITUTE FOR THE INDEPENDENT MEDICAL JUDGMENT OF A PHYSICIAN RELATIVE TO DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT OPTIONS OF A SPECIFIC PATIENT’S MEDICAL CONDITION. IN NO EVENT WILL THE PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE, TREATMENT PROVIDED AND/OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE CONTENT AND/OR PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION

CLINICAL JUDGMENT MUST GUIDE EACH CLINICIAN IN WEIGHING THE BENEFIT OF ANY DIAGNOSTIC INTERVENTION OR TREATMENT APPROACH AGAINST THE RISK OF THE INTERVENTION OR TREATMENT. DOSAGE, INDICATIONS, AND METHODS OF USE FOR PRODUCTS REFERRED TO VIA PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE SAME AS INDICATED IN THE PACKAGE INSERT FOR THE PRODUCT AND MAY REFLECT THE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OR EXPERTISE OF THE INDIVIDUAL AUTHOR.

ANY DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES OR TREATMENTS SHOULD NOT BE UTILIZED BY CLINICIANS OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WITHOUT EVALUATION OF THEIR PATIENTS’ CONDITIONS, AND OF POSSIBLE CONTRAINDICATIONS OR RISKS AND WITHOUT A REVIEW OF ANY APPLICABLE MANUFACTURER’S PRODUCT INFORMATION AND COMPARISON WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF OTHER AUTHORITIES.

In other words, be good medical professionals. This is an informational resource; it is not intended to be used as a patient management cookbook.

Liability for Our Services

YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES OR OUR CONTENT IS TO STOP USING PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION AND/OR THE CONTENT.

YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “EXCLUDED DAMAGES”), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION OR ANY OF THE CONTENT AND/OR WITH ANY DECISIONS MADE, TREATMENT PROVIDED AND/OR ACTIONS TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE CONTENT AND/OR PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: LOSS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, BUSINESS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR DATA; ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, DENIAL OF SERVICE, ATTACK, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR COMPUTER VIRUS; OR THIRD PARTY THEFT OF, DESTRUCTION OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION, EQUIPMENT OR PROPERTY, EVEN IF THE PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE EXCLUDED DAMAGES.

FURTHER, PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY, BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WITH THESE TERMS OR WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS.

THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY REGARDLESS OF (I) ANY NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF ANY PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION OR PARTNERSHIP FOR TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION PARTY OR (II) WHETHER THE LIABILITY SOUNDS IN NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LEGAL LIABILITY; AND WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OR EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN THOSE STATES, LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education and its officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising directly or indirectly from or related to your use of Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education, the Site, or our Services.

About These Terms

Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education reserves the right to revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting at any time and those additional terms become a part of your agreement with us if you use those Services. Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education reserves the right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Services contained in or provided through the Site.

You should visit this page periodically to review the current Terms of Use.

If there is a conflict between these terms and any additional terms, the additional terms will control for that conflict. If you do not agree to the modified terms, then you should discontinue your use of the Services.

If any provision hereof is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way.

No waiver by Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education of any provisions of these Terms of Use shall be binding except as set forth in writing signed by a duly authorized representative.

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site and our Services shall be governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota, the United States of America without regard to conflict of laws rules. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located in the county of Chisago, Minnesota for any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use, the Site, or the Services.