Kipu has self-certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and the Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework
Kipu Health, LLC, its subsidiaries and its affiliates (“Kipu”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of its users. Kipu’s goal is to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, Kipu sometimes collects information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from other users of Kipu.Health. Kipu operates under the following set of strict privacy principles:
- The only information Kipu obtains about individual users to its Web site is that supplied voluntarily by users.
- In cases when Kipu may need personal information to provide users with customized content or to inform them about new features or services, users are explicitly asked for that information.
- Personally identifiable information provided by users (name, e-mail or home address, etc.) will only be disclosed to agents for action on Kipu’s behalf subject to an agreement ensuring Kipu’s privacy priniciples and will not be disclosed to any non-agent-third party unless users choose that Kipu may do so, or unless required by law, in conjunction with a government inquiry, or in litigation or dispute resolution.
- Only statistical non-personal about Kipu.Health users as a group (usage habits, demographics) may be shared with any affiliate, subsidiary, sponsor, advertiser or partner of Kipu, unless an appropriate confidentiality agreement is in place. Kipu employs strict security measures to safeguard online transactions. All personal information is stored in a secured database.
The following discloses Kipu’s information gathering and dissemination practices for Kipu.Health. Additional terms and conditions, if any, regarding the collection and use of your information may also be provided to you before you sign up for a particular service. Here you will learn what personally identifiable information of yours is collected, how and when Kipu might use your information, how Kipu protects your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Your privacy is important to us.
What Information is Collected
Kipu collects certain information from its users in three ways: (a) from Kipu Web server logs, (b) with cookies and (c) directly from the user.
(a) IP Addresses (Server Log Information)
If you do not want cookies to be set on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of this Site.
If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent this Site from placing further cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
(c) Web Analytics
Kipu may use Google Analytics to understand Kipu.Health’s site usage. Site usage information is used to help design, develop, and support Kipu.Health. To the extent Kipu uses Google Analytics, Google receives and stores Kipu.Health’s contributed site usage information (such as pages accessed), but it does not receive any individually identifiable or sensitive information as a part of this process. If you do not want data collected by Google Analytics, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available on Google’s website.
(d) Registration (User-Supplied Information)
Kipu.Health site registration systems require users to give Kipu contact information such as their name and e-mail address, and demographic information such as organization and/or role. The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary. Users may choose (opt-in) to receive future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Kipu uses this data to tailor the user’s experience at Kipu.Health, showing the user content that reflects their stated preferences. This information may be shared with affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, advertisers or partners on an aggregate basis, but personally identifiable information will not be disclosed without the user’s prior consent.
Services (User-Supplied Information)
If you sign up for a particular service Kipu may collect personally identifiable information such as contact information (e.g., name, address, telephone number and e-mail address), demographic information (e.g., zip code, organization and/or role), billing information (e.g., credit or debit card numbers), or sensitive information (e.g., social security number, healthcare information).
We use the information to verify that only authorized users are accessing the respective application; to build your electronic client record or electronic personal health record so that Kipu may provide you the specific personalized service you have applied for and agreed with; and to contact you when necessary, to communicate helpful tips and advice during your participation to this service.
In order to provide users with greater value, Kipu may provide links to various third party Web sites. However, even if a third-party affiliation exists between Kipu and that destination site, Kipu exercises no authority over linked sites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. Kipu assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent methods or actions and is not responsible for the independent policies or procedures of destination sites. Similarly, Kipu cannot take responsibility for the privacy initiatives or the content of such Web sites. These destination links are provided only for your convenience, and as such, you access them at your own risk. However, Kipu wishes to ensure the integrity of the Kipu Web site and its destination links, so any comments pertaining to Kipu.Health or any sites accessed through Kipu links are greatly appreciated. See the Contacting this Web Site section below.
Surveys and Questionnaires
Kipu.Health online surveys and questionnaires may ask users for contact and demographic information. The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Kipu.Health. This information may be shared with affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, advertisers or partners on an aggregate basis, but it does not indicate the identity of individual users.
Some Kipu.Health web site features may use applications to collect data to facilitate an e-commerce transaction, such as registering you for a specific conference. Kipu will ask your explicit permission to transfer this data to a third party (e.g., conference coordinator) to facilitate this transaction. Kipu may store this information to verify the transaction for customer service and accounting reasons and may use this information to help personalize your experience on Kipu.Health. Kipu may also share this information with other third parties on an aggregate basis, but it does not indicate the identity of individual users. See the External Links section above for additional disclaimers regarding third-party Web sites.
Kipu may run contests on Kipu.Health in which users are asked for contact and demographic information. The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary. Users may choose to receive future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Kipu.Health. This information is shared with affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, advertisers or partners on an aggregate basis, but it does not indicate the identity of individual users.
Third Party Ad Services
Kipu may utilize certain third-party advertising services to display advertising for its advertisers. These third-party services may place a cookie on your computer for the purposes of ad tracking and presentation. Kipu does not share personally identifiable user information with its advertising services.
Kipu.Health has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Kipu’s control. Kipu employs strict security measures to safeguard online transactions. All personal information is stored in a secured database.
Children’s Privacy Protection
Choice/Opt-In; Review/Correct/Update; Contacting the Web Site
Kipu.Health gives users the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from Kipu at the point where Kipu requests information about the user. This site also gives users the options listed below for removing their information from Kipu’s database in order to stop receiving communications or Kipu’s service; for reviewing, changing and modifying information previously provided (subject to reasonable frequency limitations, which Kipu has established as three or fewer requests per year); or should you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Web site, or your interaction with this Web site:
- You can send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- You can send mail to the following postal address:
Kipu Health LLC
55 Alhambra Plaza, 6th Floor
Miami, FL 33134
You can call the following telephone number for more information: (561) 349-5901
Last Updated: July 26, 2018