January 29, 2012


This policy has expired. The new policy is located in our knowledgebase.

The Internet Medical Journal has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.

Our site is hosted on Google's Blogger.com publishing platform and the Google Privacy Policy cover's its behavior.

Information Automatically Logged: Our site is hosted on Google's Blogger.com publishing platform. Google may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site.

Cookies: Our Site may use cookies to allow users to not have to log on and off repeatedly.

Advertisers: We may at times use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by our ad company, and we do not have access to this information.

Personal Information: This domain does not host any patient information. All published articles discussing patients maintain strict confidentiality.

Users of our website may decide to join the discussion. All personal information disclosed when joining the forum is keep strictly confidential. We do not share any personal information with any third parties. We do share collective data with advertisers (e.g. number of registered users, average age of registered users) but nothing that will personally identify anyone. Our site’s optional registration form for those wishing to participate in our continuing medical education (CME) programs requires users to give us contact information (their email address) in order to meet CME accreditation requirements.

All mailings are strictly opt-in. No unsolicited email is sent.

Joining our discussion is entirely optional.

External Links: This site contains links to other sites. The Internet Medical Journal is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Security: This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the Web Site: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please visit our contact page.