At Accreditation we understand your privacy is very important. We are strongly
committed to protecting the privacy of those that visit our website and use our software
and services. In order for us to provide you with information on our website, and to
provide you with our software and services, we necessarily have to collect and process a
exactly how we use your information.
keep our users abreast of such changes. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy all
you have to do is simply not use our website or our software and services. Keep in mind,
other sites to see what information they collect and how they use it.
I. What Information Do We Collect?
In order to provide services over the internet and through our software, there is a
certain amount of information we need to collect. We collect the following:
Information submitted by Users of this website.
User information including IP address, browser type, profile information and
other information Users make available to Accreditation when they sign up for an
account on this website. User information is used to authenticate Users and to
send notifications to those Users relating to the services provided by
Accreditation software and services. Accreditation also collects other data
uploaded to this website in connection with a User?s use of this website.
Accreditation collects non-personally identifiable information from all Users and
visitors to the website. Non-personally identifiable information is used by
Accreditation to manage this website, track usage and improve the services
provided by this website. This non-personally-identifiable information may be
shared with third-parties.
Accreditation may additionally aggregate User information (whether or not
personally identifiable) which aggregated information will not be specifically
identifiable to a User ("Aggregated Information"). Aggregated Information may
be retained, used or sold by Accreditation to third parties.
We may use a User's email address to send notices, updates, newsletters or news
regarding this website and the services it provides.
Accreditation collects some personal identifiable information regarding billing.
This requires users submit an accurate username and credit card or other billing
II. How Do We Use Your Information?
We use your information in a number of ways including:
Processing applications and transactions
Improving customer service
Managing your account
Identify Verification (e.g. are you really who you say you are?)
Responding to your requests and corresponding with you
Reporting to regulators such as AAASF, AAASC, Joint Commission
III. When Do We Disclose Information Collected?
There are instances when Accreditation may share information you share with us within
our organization, to our affiliates, and to third parties. For example, we may share
information with others such as:
To conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or
other legal process received by Accreditation, whether or not a response is
required by applicable law;
To report to regulatory agencies or
To protect the safety of Users or the public. Accreditation reserves the right to
transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that
information as a result of the sale of Accreditation or substantially all of its assets
to that successor in interest.
IV. What is Our Policy Towards Children?
We are concerned for the safety of children over the internet. Consistent with the
Children?s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (?COPPA?), we never knowingly
request personally identifiable information from any user under the age of 13. If we
believe a user under the age of 13 has provided us with information we will use our best
effort to remove such information from our records. If a parent or guardian becomes
aware that their child has given us such information, they should contact us at
V. Security and Encryption
Being part of the medical space, we understand the need for safety and reliable
safeguarding of sensitive information. We use high-level encryption for all data stored
on our servers and secure https protocols whenever we can. We also use several security
protocols to best protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized
access and copying. However, bear in mind there is no such thing as impenetrable
security and the internet is ripe with hackers. It is possible that sophisticated
wrongdoers could intercept private information despite even the highest precautions
VI. Governing Law
thereto shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California. Any
courts located in Los Angeles, California.