The management and staff of Implantable Provider Group ("IPG") are committed to
maintaining the confidentiality of non-public, personal information we collect from
individuals who visit our website. We want you to understand how and why we collect,
use and disclose the personal information about you on our website. This Website
and procedures as they relate specifically to information we collect at this website.
If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic,
please feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may update this Policy from time to time, so please check this Policy periodically
Personal Information We Collect and Use at this Website
As a specialty third-party risk management company, we may collect non-public, personal
information directly from our customers or their agents. We define “personal information”
as information that is unique to you and might include the following information:
- name, address, date of birth and Social Security number;
- medical history and physician orders; and
- employment and insurance information.
Generally, we need this information to serve our customers' insurance and medical
needs, conduct IPG business and fulfill legal and regulatory requirements. We do
not collect any personal information about you at our website unless you choose
to provide it to us voluntarily. If you encounter a screen or page that requests
information you do not want to share with us, do not enter the information and do
not proceed with that screen or page.
If you do provide us with personal information, we will only use it for the purposes
described where it is collected, and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose
this information outside of IPG unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so,
(2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services
for us, (3) in order to provide our products or services to you, (4) it is disclosed
to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with
whom we have joint marketing agreements, (5) it is necessary in connection with
a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of IPG or the merger of IPG into
another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization,
or like transaction in which IPG is not the survivor, or (6) otherwise as we are
required or permitted by law.
If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your information
(whether collected online or offline) with third parties for their marketing purposes.
Please tell us your preference by contacting us as indicated in the "How to Contact
Us" section of this Policy.
We appreciate your questions and comments about our website and services and welcome
your email messages to mailboxes listed on our website. We will share your messages
with those within our organization who are most capable of addressing the issues
contained in your message. We will keep a copy of your message until we have had
an opportunity to address your concerns. We may archive your message for a certain
period of time or discard it, but your email address will not be used for any other
Confidentiality and Security Measures
We restrict access to personal information collected about you at our website to
our employees or others who need to know that information to provide services to
you or in the course of conducting our normal business operations. While no website
can guarantee security, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural
safeguards to protect your personal information collected via the website. We protect
our databases with various physical, technical and procedural measures and we restrict
access to your information by unauthorized persons. We also advise all IPG employees
about their responsibility to protect customer data and we provide them with appropriate
guidelines for adhering to our company's business ethics standards and confidentiality
At IPG, we respect our current and former customers' privacy. We are proud of the
strong relationships we have built over the years, and we value your business.
Use of "Cookies" or Other Data Collection Tools
A cookie is a piece of information which a web server may place on your computer
when you visit a website. Cookies are commonly used by websites to improve the user
experience and have not been known to transmit computer viruses or otherwise harm
your computer. Many cookies last only through a single website session, or visit.
Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete
during a user session, to gather data about the usage of our website for research
and other purposes, to store your preferences for certain kinds of information and
marketing offers, or to store a user name or encrypted identification number so
that you do not have to provide this information every time you return to our website.
Our cookies will track only your activity relating to your online activity on this
website, and will not track your other Internet activity. Our cookies do not gather
personally identifiable information.
You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your
preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies,
you may not be able to use certain of our online products and services or website
We may occasionally use other companies to set cookies on our website and gather
cookie information for us. In some cases, we may also use another company to operate
web servers for our website. We use the cookie information gathered by these companies
in the same manner as stated above.
In addition to the information we collect from cookies, we also obtain information
which you provide to us online - for example, when you sign up for product updates
or when you purchase products or otherwise communicate with us. In some cases, we
retain both the cookie information and/or the information you provide to us online
- for example, to complete a transaction you requested or to keep historical records
of your past transactions. In other cases, we only retain the cookie and/or online
information you give us if you request us to do so for your use in subsequent sessions.
Certain pages on our websites contain "web beacons" (also know as Internet tags,
pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information
such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon
appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing
the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information
in cookies set by the third party.
An Internet Protocol ("IP") address is a unique identifier that certain electronic
devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you
visit our website, we may view the IP address (which may include the city, domain
address and service provider) of the device you use to connect to the Internet.
We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device
and understand from what regions of the world our website visitors come. We also
may use this information to enhance our website.
Links to Other Websites
For your convenience we may provide links to other websites and web pages that we
do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites
or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages,
the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of
the content contained on those sites or pages.
We may change this Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version
of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy.
This Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal
right in or on behalf of any party.
If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to learn more about how
we protect privacy, please write to us at Implantable Provider Group, 2520 Northwinds
Parkway, Building Two – Suite 300, Alpharetta, GA 30009 or
Last Updated: June 11, 2010