Privacy Policies

This Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) applies to all visitors, users, physicians clinics, dispensaries, and other participants (referred to as “you” below) of The Medical Cannabis Network website accessible at this website, and any other website (all of the foregoing, collectively) operated or owned by this website and/or its subsidiary or other affiliate (an “Affiliate”) which operates this website with respect to a given state or other jurisdiction, unless contrary or additional policies or provisions are expressly stated to apply at such other websites or with respect to a given web page or feature.

[this website has been awarded TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal signifying that this Policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program does not cover information that may be collected through downloadable software. TRUSTe’s mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here

You agree to this Policy by displaying, using or accessing this website or any service or feature provided by this website, by providing personal or user information to this website, by submitting or posting any information or other material to this website, or by allowing or authorizing any person to do any of the same on your behalf or for your benefit. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use, or authorize another on your behalf to use, this website or any such services or features. Questions and concerns regarding this Policy should be directed by e-mail to this website.

this website respects your privacy. Any information you give us is held with care and security, and will only be used as described in this Policy or otherwise with your consent. Furthermore, any information you provide us through this website which constitutes “Protected Health Information” under and as described in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191, together with the regulations promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (collectively, “HIPAA”) shall be stored and treated in accordance with HIPAA requirements, subject to and as further described in this Policy.

However, we want to be upfront about the fact that part of the this website business includes providing you with access to materials, information, features and services in exchange for the right to use, on an opt-in or out basis (as described below) certain marketing, purchase preference, demographic, and other information which you may provide, or which we may collect based on your usage of this website, and which we may leverage for the various commercial purposes described below or on the web pages where we collect such information. We will always use reasonable efforts to inform you as to the purposes for which we will use information, either through this Policy or as we collect it from you.

Registration and Membership; Information Collected

In order to access certain content, features or services on this website, or to create an account which allows you to store information, post materials, and utilize our tools for scheduling appointments and consultations, you may be required to first “join” or become an this website Website member (or join in another specific capacity, such as a physician, clinic, dispensary, or patient) and complete one or several forms. During registration (and possibly thereafter) you may be asked to give your name, a contact telephone number, a PIN or password, your date of birth, your postal address, e-mail address, and other contact or pertinent information. this website may also ask for other information required to provide particular services, such as your business name, information pertaining to your medical condition(s), practice specialties (if you are a physician or clinic), and other relevant information. Information may also be collected by your presence on this website, even if you have not registered or subscribed.

Generally, this information falls into one of five categories: (1) “Personal Identifying Information,” such as your name and e-mail address, which can be used to personally identify or contact you (or to confirm your identity in the case of user IDs and passwords), (2) Protected Health Information (“PHI”), such as any medical conditions you may have, your medical history, your treatment history, and like information, (3) “Billing Information,” such as your credit card information and billing address, which is a subset of Personal Identifying Information and which we may use to bill you for a service or feature which you have knowingly purchased, (4) “Usage Information” such as your IP address, public postings, opinions or other matter you have either posted or reviewed, your click patterns on this website, and other information indicative of your use of the service or features on this website, and (5) “Anonymous Information” which is an aggregate of the other information categories decoupled from any method of identifying the source of that information, which we use to determine the demographics, habits, preferences, or statistical characteristics of this website users or subgroups thereof, but which cannot be used to identify you or your specific usage history. Anonymous Information may include portions of Personal Identifying Information, PHI, and Usage Information which have been decoupled from any identifying information and aggregated with that of other this website Website users.