IMD acquires publicly available healthcare provider and facility data through state and federal agencies, and professional associations, along with data compilers, and brokers. The information we provide to clients and partners is used in variety of applications including, among others, healthcare staffing & recruitment, continuing medical education, medical conference and event promotion, medical device and pharmaceutical announcements and safety warnings for providers, and provider participation in market research studies.
We believe that the work we do provides an important contribution to timely and relevant communications between healthcare organizations and healthcare providers, which in turn contributes to improvements in the healthcare delivery system and ultimately, better patient outcomes.
We may have collected the following categories of personal information over the past 12 months:
- Categories of personal information described in subdivision (e) of California Civil Code Section 1798.80, such as your name and address.
- Identifiers, such as your name, email address, or IP address.
- Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as your age.
- Internet or other network activity information, such as cookies, web logs, and information about how you use our website.
- Geographic information.
- Professional or employment-related information, such as your company name and address, licensures held, specialty focus, and any information that you provide in your job application with us.
- Education information, such as degree obtained.
- Sensitive personal information, racial or ethnic origin.
We collect the personal information listed above from the following sources:
- From you directly, when you create an account with us, subscribe to our website, apply for a job with us, or purchase or use one of our products or services.
- From public sources.
- From social networks, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, when you share content on those platforms.
- From you when you visit our website.
- Health care organizations (e.g., medical practices, hospitals, pharmacies, payers).
- Federal and state government agencies.
- Professional associations or other organizations with which you are affiliated.
- Data brokers & compilers.
- From other third-party sources, such as recruiters and employment websites.
We may collect and use personal information for the following purposes:
- To offer products, services, and information requested.
- Administrative purposes.
- To market our products and services.
- For research and development.
- Employment purposes (including processing your employment application).
- Legal purposes (such as in relation to a government inquiry).
In the last 12 months, we may have disclosed, sold, or shared the following categories of personal information for our business or commercial purposes in relation to personal information subject to the CCPA:
- Categories of personal information described in subdivision (e) of California Civil Code Section 1798.80.
- Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law.
- Commercial information.
- Internet or other network activity information.
- Geographic information.
- Professional or employment information.
- Education background such as degree obtained.
- Sensitive personal information.
Vendors and Service Providers:
We may share the information we receive with vendors and service providers. However, IMD has taken measures to ensure that the service providers are contractually bound to use or share personal information only as necessary to perform the contracted services on our behalf or to comply with applicable legal requirements.
IMD may share your personal information with our business partners and affiliates for internal business purposes, to provide you with a product or service that you have requested, or to offer you products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We may also share your personal information with business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services.
Marketing, Interest-Based Advertising, and Third-Party Marketing:
To Process Your Employment Application:
If you apply for a job with us, through our website or otherwise, we use the information you provide to process your job application. We may also supplement the information you provide with information that we collect from other sources, such as employment websites, recruiters, and social networks. We may share this information with our service providers who help us process your job application.
To Protect Us or Others (e.g., as Required by Law and Similar Disclosures):
We may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (i) comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) respond to your requests; (iii) protect yours’, ours’ or others’ rights, property, or safety; (iv) to enforce IMD policies or contracts; (v) to collect amounts owed to us; (vi) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (vii) if we, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers:
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, restructuring, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract.
If we maintain personal information about you that is subject to CCPA, you may exercise certain rights in connection with this data if you are a California resident.
Right to Know:
California residents have the right to request that we disclose certain information about our collection and use of your personal information over the past twelve months (“Right to Know”). Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:
- The categories of personal information we collected about you.
- The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
- The categories of personal information that we have disclosed for a business or commercial purpose.
- Our business or commercial purposes for collecting or selling personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
- The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (i.e., a data portability request).
Right to Delete:
California residents have the right to request that we delete the personal information that we collected from you and retain, subject to certain exceptions (“Right to Delete”). Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
Right to Correct:
California residents have the right to request that we correct or amend the personal information we have on file (“Right to Correct”). Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will correct your personal information in our records with the updated information that you provide to us.
Right to Opt-Out of Sale or Sharing:
The CCPA provides California residents with the right to opt-out of the “sale” or “sharing” of their personal information (“Right to Opt Out”). Some information that we disclose to third parties may constitute a “sale” or “sharing”, as those terms are defined in the CCPA. For example, information that we disclose about healthcare professionals to our business partners may constitute a sale. Additionally, information that we disclose to advertising networks for cross-context behavioral advertising may constitute “sharing”.
We do not knowingly “sell or share” personal information of minors under the age of 16.
Right to Limit the Use of Your Sensitive Personal Information:
The CCPA provides California residents with the right to limit the use of their “sensitive personal information” for the purposes outlined in 11 CCR § 7027(m) of the CCPA. In certain situations, we may process your personal information for purposes outside of what is permitted under this provision of the law, and you may have the right to limit such use.
Right to Nondiscrimination:
The CCPA provides California residents with the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of their privacy rights. We will not discriminate against you for exercising your CCPA rights.
Exercising Your Rights
If you are a California resident and wish to request for us to provide you with your rights under the CCPA, you may submit a request to us through the following ways:
- By webform (Do Not Sell My Information)
- By email email@example.com
- By postal mail at
- Integrated Medical Data, LLC.
Attn: Privacy Officer
PO Box 160
New Egypt, NJ 08533
- Integrated Medical Data, LLC.
- By telephone at 1-877-888-4142
If you submit a request by email, postal mail, or telephone, please include the following information with your request:
- Subject line: CCPA Request
- A description of which CCPA right(s) you are exercising
- Your full name
- Your full address, city, state, & zip code
- Your telephone number
- Your email address
Upon receiving your request, we will verify your identity by matching the information you provide (including your name, email address, and phone number) with what we have on file for you. We may ask you to provide additional information to verify your identity or to comply with your request.