December 14, 2022

Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use

  • RateMDs.com collects personally identifiable information when you register for a RateMDs.com account, when you visit RateMDs.com pages, when you opt-in to provide personally identifiable information (including email address) and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes.
  • When you register with RateMDs.com, we ask for your name, email address, birth date, gender, and zip code. Once you register with RateMDs.com and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
  • RateMDs.com also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, RateMDs.com cookie information and the page you requested.
  • RateMDs.com uses information for three general purposes: to operate, manage and maintain our business (including customizing the advertising and content you see), to provide our products and services, and to accomplish our business purposes and objectives.
  • If you use a third party network (including a social media account) to create an account on RateMDs.com, to log-in to RateMDs.com, or if you otherwise interact with a third party network through RateMDs.com (such as by using a plug-in), we will receive personal information from the third party network, such as your username, email address, gender, public profile information and any other information that you have agreed to share with us, whether explicitly or through your privacy settings. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third party networks for information about their practices.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

  • RateMDs.com will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.
  • RateMDs.com may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:
    • We have your consent to share the information;
    • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;
    • We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of RateMDs.com to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.);
    • We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process.

Cookies

  • RateMDs uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
  • If you prefer, you can turn off cookies in your web browser by changing its security settings.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

  • RateMDs.com gives you the ability to edit your RateMDs.com Account Information and preferences at any time, including whether you want RateMDs.com to contact you about specials and new products.

Security

  • Your RateMDs.com Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security.

Users from the European Union

  • This section of the Privacy Policy applies only if you use our website, mobile or other applications covered by this Privacy Policy from a country that is a Member State of the European Union, and supplements the information in this Privacy Policy.
  • RateMDs Inc. is the data controller for processing of information defined as personal data under applicable data protection law (“Personal Data”).
  • Retention
  • Your personal information will be retained for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above, considering criteria such as applicable rules on statute of limitations, legal requirements and the duration of your use of RateMDs.com and receipt of our services.
  • Legal Basis for Data Processing
  • We process Personal Data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, as described above. Our legal basis to process Personal Data includes processing that is: necessary for the performance of the contract between you and RateMDs Inc. (for example, to provide you with the services you request and to process payments); necessary to comply with legal requirements (for example, to comply with applicable accounting rules and to make mandatory disclosures to law enforcement); necessary for our legitimate interests (for example, to manage our relationship with you and to improve RateMDs.com and our services); and based on your consent (for example, to communicate with you about our products and services and provide you with marketing information), which may subsequently be withdrawn at any time (by emailing [email protected]) without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  • In some instances, you may be required to provide us with Personal Data for processing as described above, in order for us to be able to provide you all of our services, and for you to use all the features of our website.
  • International Transfers of Personal Data
  • Our personnel and some of the third-parties to whom we disclose Personal Data (as set out above) may be located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including in countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. We take appropriate steps to ensure that recipients of your Personal Data are bound to duties of confidentiality and, where required under law, we implement measures such as standard data protection contractual clauses to ensure that any transferred Personal Data remains protected and secure. A copy of these clauses can be obtained by emailing [email protected].
  • Your Rights
  • You may be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to object to or request the restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and to request access to, rectification, erasure and portability of your own Personal Data. Requests should be submitted by contacting us by emailing [email protected].
  • If you are aware of changes or inaccuracies in your information, you should inform us of such changes so that our records may be updated or corrected. You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Member State of your habitual residence, if you consider that our processing of your Personal Data infringes applicable law.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

  • RateMDs.com may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.