Collection of Information
When you sign on to our Website or participate in our Programs, we collect the following voluntarily provided information, which may include your name, address, email address, profession, specialty, phone, and information for your membership in the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and/or the American Board of Internal Medicine. In certain circumstances related to the use of our services we may ask you for your date of birth (month/day) and/or your National Provider Identifier (NPI) and/or ABI identification number. This information may be used when you participate in DKBmed Programs or purchase products and/or services from DKBmed to deliver the services and Programs you have requested. This data is collected on the basis of our need to fulfill the contract you have entered into with DKBmed when you decided to sign on to our Website and use our services and/or Programs. We need this information so we can provide you the services and/or Programs you have requested.
Currently the only information about you that we collect through cookies is email address, name, and subscription details. This data is used for the sole purpose of automatically logging in users when they visit the Programs or website. This data is processed based on our legitimate business interest to maintain the proper functioning of our services and to provide you with better user experience.
DKBmed uses third-party vendor remarketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN). As always we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other third party remarketing services. However, you can find out more about the data that will be collected by Google and how it will be processed here: How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services
To use as described above the personal data of users or visitors who are based in EU, we will rely on their consent.
Please rest assured that this site shall only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested and for any additional uses specifically provided on this site.
It is suggested and highly recommended that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent to better understand how other websites garner, use, and share information they collect.
Use of information collected
DKBmed may collect and may use personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services and Programs you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from DKBmed. DKBmed may also contact you to complete surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.
DKBmed does not now, and in no circumstance will in the future, sell, rent, or lease any of our customer lists and/or names to any third parties.
We do not use automated decision-making, including profiling.
Sharing your personal data
We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated within this policy.
We may share your information in the following ways:
With third-party service providers, agents, or contractors who are performing or may perform services on our behalf or to assist us with providing services to you. For example, we may engage third-party providers for hosting and IT services. These service providers may have access to your personal or other information as they provide these functions.
DKBmed may find it beneficial to share specific data with our trusted partners in an effort to conduct statistical analysis, provide you with email and/or postal mail, deliver support, and/or arrange for deliveries to be made. Those third parties shall be strictly prohibited from making use of your personal information, other than to deliver the services you requested, and thus they are required to maintain the strictest confidentiality with regard to all your information.
DKBmed may share your data with accredited providers of content or certification bodies when needed to complete certain certifications. This sharing makes the provider of the certification aware of persons who have completed the activity and process the certification to ensure the user receives proper certification.
DKBmed may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required to:
- Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws, and/or statutes or to comply with any process that may be served on DKBmed, and/or our website;
- Maintain, safeguard, and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of DKBmed;
- Perform under demanding conditions in an emergency to safeguard the personal safety of users of DKBmed.com and/or their Programs and/or the general public.
Children under the age of 13
DKBmed does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under age thirteen (13) years without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under age thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system's database. Anyone under age thirteen (13) must seek and obtain a parent’s or guardian’s permission to use this website.
Unsubscribe or opt out
Users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us for any reason and have the right to discontinue receiving communications by email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website and/or Programs, please send an email to [email protected] indicating that you want to unsubscribe. If you want to unsubscribe or opt out from any third-party websites linked on DKBmed.com, you must go to the specific websites to unsubscribe and/or opt out.
Links to other web sites
DKBmed shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural, and technical security with respect to our offices and information storage facilities to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of the user's personal information under our control.
Transfer of data
Your information may be transferred to and processed by DKBmed in the United States or countries other than your own. If you are a data subject in the European Union and the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply, we will make sure that any recipients of your data in countries that do not provide the same standard of protection of your personal data as in the EU and where you may not be able to exercise your rights as data subject, have signed special contracts, such as Standard Contractual Clauses, to make sure your confidentiality is respected.
If you are our subscriber/user, we may use your email address to send you offers for educational courses, educational materials, or promotions that we think might be of interest to you, where these are related or similar to DKBmed services and/or Programs that you are using. Each time we send you such marketing or promotional communication, we will provide you the option to refuse future such emails from DKBmed.
How long we will store your personal data
For the various types of personal data we collect, different retention periods may apply. Generally speaking, we store your data for the period for which you use our services and after for the applicable limitation period for related claims.
Your rights under the EU privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a data subject who is in the European Union and the rules of the GDPR are applicable, you will be entitled to the following rights:
- Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you.
- Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask that the data we hold about you be erased from our records.
- Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict processing of your personal data.
- Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organization when certain circumstances are met.
- Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
- Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
- You have the right to withdraw your consent for processing of your data where such was given without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
- You have the right to lodge a complaint related to collection or the processing of your personal data with the relevant supervisory authority.
If you want to exercise the above-listed rights (except the right to lodge a complaint before a supervisory authority), or to obtain a copy of the Standard Contractual Clauses, please submit a request to [email protected].
Acceptance of terms
How to contact us
122 W. 26th St., Suite 1100
New York, New York 10001
We want to inform you that we have appointed EU GDPR Privacy Officers Ltd. with email [email protected], as our data protection representative based in the European Union in order to comply with the requirements of the GDPR.