My-Fibromyalgia.com cares about the privacy of each user of our web site. When you use
the My-Fibromyalgia.com web site, some basic, general information is collected.
To use the features on the My-Fibromyalgia.com web site, a user must first complete a
registration form on the web site. When setting up an account on our web site we collect
personal information provided by you that includes your: (i) name; (ii) location;
(iii) email address; and (iv) your choice of a member name. By default, your name and
location may remain anonymous if you choose to do so. We use this personal information
simply to keep track of our different members on our website. We use your email address
to send you a new password, should you forget your member password. We may need to use
your email address in very rare circumstances where we may need to contact you.
Information Collection and Use
My-Fibromyalgia.com is the sole owner of the information collected on
the web site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to a third party
law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal
activities and may, in our sole discretion, disclose personal information or other
information to satisfy any law, regulation, subpoena, or government request. We
reserve the right to release personal information or other information about users
who we believe are engaged in illegal activities or are otherwise in violation of
our Terms of Service, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order, if we believe,
in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate
our web site or to protect the rights or property of My-Fibromyalgia.com, or our members,
employees, third-party content providers, or licensors. We also reserve the right to
report to law enforcement agencies any activities we reasonably believe in our sole
discretion to be unlawful. If we are legally compelled to disclose information about you
to a third party, we will attempt to notify you by sending an email to the email address
in our records unless doing so would violate the law or unless you have not provided your
email address to us.
A cookie is a text file stored on the user's hard drive containing information about
the user. Web sites create cookies to record information about a user's preferences,
such as the items you add to your shopping cart, and for security purposes. The use
of a cookie on our web site will enable users to log on to edit their fibromyalgia stories,
and their account information. The cookie will expire upon closing your browser. One
cannot participate fully on our website without having cookies enabled in their browser.
Like most standard web sites, we use log files on our servers. These log files store
information regarding IP (internet protocol) addresses, browser type, ISP (internet
service provider), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number
of clicks. These log files are used to analyze trends, administer the web site,
track user's movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information
for our use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personal information.
The web site contains links to other web sites. We want you to be aware that when
you click on such links, which take you to a third-party web site, you will be subject to such third-party's privacy policies. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other web sites and we expressly disclaim any and all liability for the actions of third-parties, including, without limitation, actions relating to the use and/or disclosure of personal information by such third-parties. We encourage our users
to be aware of when they leave our web site and enter a third-party web site and to
read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects their personal
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personal information changes or if a user no longer desires our service,
we will enable our users to correct, update or remove from our web site the personal
data they provided to us. Such changes can be made either through the member information
page on our web site.
Notification of Changes in Use of Information
notice of such change on our web site. If we want to use your personal information in
a manner different from that stated to you at the time you provided such information to
us, we will notify you of such change via email in addition to posting notification of
such change on our web site. At such time, you can determine whether you wish to allow
us to use your information in this different manner. If you have opted out of all
communication with our web site or have deleted or deactivated your account with us,
then you will not be contacted and your personal information will not be used.