Privacy Policy

 

(Last Revised August 18, 2017)

CHAN Healthcare (CHAN) intends for www.chanllc.com (Site) to complement the services that the company provides. This statement sets forth our privacy policy for this Site, describing the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors.

At CHAN, we have focused on implementing fair information practices. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly.

If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, or you just want to talk with us, feel free to contact us by e-mail at CHANeditor@chanllc.com.

 

Data Collection

We collect personally identifiable information that is voluntarily provided by visitors to this Site. The identifiable information that CHAN receives from Site visitors includes name, title, address, e-mail address, screen name, telephone and fax numbers, and any other information provided by visitors in e-mail messages or attachments thereto. 
Typically, personal identifying information is used to:

  • Register for certain areas of the Site;
  • Distribute requested reference materials;
  • Submit resumes or work history information;
  • Contact us for further information;
  • Enter quick surveys, quizzes, or benchmarking surveys;
  • Register for events and conferences.

It is CHAN’s policy to limit the information collected to only the minimum information required to complete a Site visitor’s request.

CHAN’s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our Site unless legally required for recruiting purposes. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record.

Use of Data

Information obtained by the Site is used for internal business purposes of CHAN. This data is not shared with others for unrelated purposes unless stated in this Privacy Policy or otherwise communicated to the Site visitor.

CHAN makes practical efforts to avoid excessive or irrelevant collection of data. If a visitor believes the Site has collected excessive information, we encourage the visitor to contact us at CHANeditor@chanllc.com to raise any concerns.

Except for instances where visitors explicitly choose to receive specific CHAN marketing or other informational materials, CHAN will not use personal data collected from our Web site to distribute marketing or informational materials.

 

Third Parties

It is CHAN’s policy to disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:

  • As required by law through subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; or
  • When explicitly requested by the visitor; or
  • When required to deliver publications or reference materials requested by the visitor; or
  • When required to facilitate conferences or events hosted by a third party.

Categories of third parties that CHAN may share personally identifiable information with include federal, state, and local government entities. This Site does not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Third-party Links

There are several places throughout this Site that may link to other Web sites that do not operate under CHAN’s privacy practices. When visitors link to other Web sites, CHAN’s privacy practices no longer apply. We encourage visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

 

Choices

As a policy, visitors are not required to register to gain access to this Site. Personally identifiable information provided to CHAN through this Site is provided voluntarily by visitors. Should visitors subsequently choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations, we will provide instructions on the appropriate Web site area or in communications to our visitors; or a visitor may contact CHAN at CHANeditor@chanllc.com.

 

Access

Each visitor has the right of access to personal data they have submitted through this Site.

User updates of information should be handled by going back through the registration process. Inquiries about the accuracy of identifying information previously submitted, or requests to have information removed, should be directed to: CHANeditor@chanllc.com

 

Security

We recognize the importance of maintaining the security and confidentiality of the visitor’s data. In addition to internal policies and procedures designed to help safeguard information, we do not permit those we do business with from to use information for purposes other than those intended by CHAN. Both CHAN and their business associates have safety and security procedures regarding their IT and electronic communications systems. Information may be exchanged electronically between CHAN and business associates via a secure website or other secure transmission process.

Only authorized personnel have access to this data. State and Federal regulations are adhered to in the handling of all visitor related information. When there is a variance in these laws, the more restrictive guideline is followed.

CHAN has in place various measures to protect visitor’s personal information against accidental or unlawful loss or unauthorized disclosure. However, the transmission of data over the Internet is inherently insecure, and as a result CHAN cannot ensure the security of such systems.


Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

In order to provide you with a more personalized user experience, we need to remember and store information about how you use this Site. This is done using small text files called cookies.

What Do Cookies Do?

Cookies contain small amounts of information and are downloaded to your computer or other device by a server for this Site. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to this Site on each subsequent visit so that it can recognize you and remember things like your user preferences.  
You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

What Cookies Do We Use and Why?

Whenever you use this Site, information may be collected through the use of cookies and other technologies. By using this Site you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.
Some of the cookies we use are necessary to enable you to move around the Site and use its features.

Functional Cookies

We use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to allow us to tailor the site to our users. This information is not used for any other purpose.

Performance Cookies

We or our service providers also use analytic services to help us understand how effective our content is, what interests our users have, and to improve how this Site works. In addition, we use tracking pixels to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access this Site and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes only and it is not our intention to use such information to personally identify any user. However, if you have registered and signed into this Site we may combine this information with information from our web analytic services and cookies to analyze how you use this Site in more detail.

This Site does not use targeting cookies to deliver targeted advertising to Site visitors.

Hot to Control Cookies?

By using this Site, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies can mean you may not be able to fully experience the Site.

Browser Controls

Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all sites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including your preference to opt-out from cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are used on the Site, or indeed any other site, you can do this through your browser settings. Please refer to the Help function within your browser to learn how to do this, as every device is different.

Managing Analytics Cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymized browsing activity within sites recorded by analytics cookies. We use Google Analytics and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their cookies by clicking on following link:
http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Social Buttons

We use social buttons to enable our users to share or bookmark web pages. These are buttons for third party social media sites and these sites may log information about your activities on the Internet including on this Site. Please review the respective terms of use and privacy policies of these sites to understand exactly how they use your information and to find out how to opt-out, or delete, such information.

External Web Services

We sometimes use external web services on this Site to display content within the web pages of this Site, for example to display images, show videos or run polls. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your use of this embedded content.

E-mail Communications

We may also use tracking technologies to determine whether you have read, clicked on, or forwarded certain email communications we send to you so that we can make our communications more helpful and interesting. If you do not wish us to confirm whether you have opened, clicked on or forwarded our communications, you will need to unsubscribe, as it is not possible for us to send these emails without tracking enabled. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us, or you can unsubscribe following the instructions in the individual email communications you receive from us.


Modifications

We will modify or amend this Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. When we make changes to this Policy, the amended Policy will be effective as to you and your information as of the date we post the amended Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to be informed regarding our current practices.