Trust and the understanding that your personal information is safe and secure with us are among the primary reasons why members select InEmergencies.com as their choice for emergency medical information and identification services.
InEmergencies.com respects the privacy of our members’ personal and medical information and adheres to the highest standards of security and confidentiality to keep your information safe. Every employee, volunteer and business associate of InEmergencies.com endorses and practices a culture of confidentiality and security when it comes to the privacy and confidentiality of your information.
InEmergencies.com is committed to ensuring the privacy of visitors and members who visit its website. The information gathering and dissemination practices for the website owned and operated by InEmergencies.com are presented in this statement. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you can contact us at: privacy@InEmergencies.com.
InEmergencies.com requires that all personal and medical information be provided only by our members or their designated representative. InEmergencies.com has always provided its members with full disclosure and informed consent regarding the use of their medical and personal information in an emergency. InEmergencies.com obtains prior approval at the time of enrollment for all storage and transfer, electronic or otherwise, of members’ information to emergency responders. In any other circumstances, the release of personal information by InEmergencies.com containing personally identifiable information requires an authorization from the member.
InEmergencies.com follows the best business practices available to protect member information stored on its systems. All electronic data is securely encrypted and backed up to industry safe locations (earthquake proof, fireproof, flood proof). Security is reviewed by a third party, and staff receives training on the latest security technology available.
Our members and the emergency personnel who serve them can be assured that personal and medical information remains secure, confidential, and used solely for its authorized and intended purpose.
Registration, Ordering and Updating Information
InEmergencies.com registration process requires potential members to provide comprehensive medical information, as well as personal and financial information (name, address and credit card number etc.). In the event of an emergency, your membership with InEmergencies.com authorizes us to release all medical and other confidential information provided about you to the appropriate emergency responders and other designated health care personnel to assist you in a medical or other emergency. Your financial information is only used for InEmergencies.com billing purposes and will never be shared with any other person or organization for other purposes.
InEmergencies.com uses information obtained during registration to ship orders, send information about InEmergencies.com services or those of its marketing associates, and to update the member’s record. Members may review, update and modify their personal medical information through the secure website (http://www.InEmergencies.com/). Only changes or updates made directly through our secure website, will be reflected immediately in the member’s record.
In setting up a membership for a child, the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) will provide medical information they want shared with emergency responders, health care personnel and others designated by them. This may include providing emergency contact information for persons to be notified if the child is alone in an emergency.
It is the responsibility of the member, or the member’s designated representative, to update and maintain the accuracy of all information provided to InEmergencies.com.
Notification of Changes
InEmergencies.com reserves the right to modify or enhance this Privacy Statement at any time. In the event of a change, InEmergencies.com will post the updates on its website. Please review our Privacy Statement periodically to learn about any modifications or enhancements.
Termination of Membership
If a member, or a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of a member who is a child, wishes to terminate their membership from InEmergencies.com they must do so by logging into your account and choose cancel membership.
Upon cancellation of your membership InEmergencies.com is no longer responsible for all future obligations and responsibilities related to the provision of that member’s medical information for any reason, including emergencies.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Our privacy standards provide for the safeguarding of identifiable member information and prohibit its distribution (selling, loaning or renting) to any party except for the purposes which a member has authorized. InEmergencies.com will release members’ personal, identifiable information only when one of your emergency contacts authorizes the information for the use it is intended.
We may need to release private personal and/or medical information when required by law where we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order, subpoena or other valid legal process. InEmergencies.com is not responsible for filing formal objections to requests for records.
When members provide InEmergencies.com with an e-mail address, we will use it to send electronic announcements of special promotions, newsletters, educational related items or general communications. For those members who assign a proxy to handle their InEmergencies.com account, we will communicate with the proxy.
We do not sell, rent, or lease our e-mail lists to third parties, and we will not provide your information to any individual, company or government agency, unless ordered by a court of law. Your e-mail address is never used for any purpose other than to communicate with you on our behalf. We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential.
When we do send e-mails to you, you may unsubscribe at any time by selecting the appropriate checkbox which appears on every e-mail.
Website Non-Personally Identifiable Information
InEmergencies.com website servers use log files. This information is not personally identifiable and may include user IP addresses, browser types, referring and exit pages, platform type, date and time stamp, and number of clicks. This allows InEmergencies.com to analyze trends and gather data to help us improve the quality and user experience of our website. Log files are not tied to a user’s personal information.
In order to protect your privacy, InEmergencies.com uses session cookies only. Session cookies are temporary and are erased after you end a session and close your web browser. Session cookies are used to allow a member to make updates securely to his or her record and help to improve how the member navigates through InEmergencies.com website and conducts transactions. They are also used to maintain the online session as the member or visitor browses over several pages, and to store and enter information on a web page so that the member does not have to reenter the same information repeatedly. No personal information is collected or stored in a session cookie. The session cookie expires when the session ends and the member closes the web browser.