Privacy (the “Site”), and its parent company Precursor Media, LLC, a California limited liability company, are determined to guard and protect the privacy of visitors to our site. The Site provides general information for understanding medical terms (the “Service”) and has been designed to minimize the gathering of personal data and to permit you a full user experience without you being required to exchange your identity or any private information in exchange for that privilege.   The limited information that we do collect is solely for improving Site navigation and the Service. 
By using the Service, you (the “Visitor”) expressly consent to the information handling practices described in this Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically without further notice to you and this will be reflected by a "last modified" date below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions.
Our Commitment to Your Privacy:
We do not require Visitors to registration in order to use the site.
We do not use cookies to track your movements or remember your visits.
If you choose to participate in Discussions, you may do so under any identity you wish to use, including anonymously.
Our Commitment to Data Security:  We use commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of the Log Data we collect. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Site, and you do so at your own risk.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:  Our Site and Service is not for children under the age of 18.  Protecting the privacy and safety of young children is especially important.

Log Data:  When you visit the Site our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site, pages of our Site that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Site, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site and the Service and for the Site's technical administration, to increase our Site's functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor it to our visitors' needs. We also use this information to verify that visitors to the Site meet the criteria required to process their requests. All though we may aggregate, analyze and evaluate Log Data.  We will not use IP addresses or other system information to identify a visitor unless we determine, in our sole discretion, that it is necessary to enforce compliance without various policies to protect our Service, Site, visitors and others. If we learns that personally-identifiable information of any persons has been collected on or through the Service, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
Information You Submit:  If you send us comments, questions or suggestions via our Contact Us section, you might intentionally and voluntarily, or inadvertently, pass us identifying information in the body of your message or in your return e-mail address.
International Visitors:  For persons visiting the Service from the European Economic Area or other non-U.S. territories, please note that any data you enter into the Service will be transferred outside the European Economic Area or such other non-U.S. territory for use by us for any of the purposes described herein. By providing any data on the Service, you hereby expressly consent to transfers of your data to the United States or other countries.

Advertising:  We may post advertisements on our Site. We do not send any of your personal information to our advertisers. You may see a cookie from a third-party banner server, and this cookie comes from the third- party banner server, not us.
Legal Disclosures:  We may disclose visitor information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant in the manner required by the requesting entity.

We also reserves the right to disclose visitor information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary: to take precautions against liability; to protect us from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Service; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of us, our visitors, or others.

In the Event of a Merger or a Sale.  In the event that we are acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from our visitors as part of that merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control without prior notice or consent of visitors.
Our site may at various times contain links to advertisers or partners.  Please recognize that those sites might have privacy policies entirely different than our own. Contacting Us:  Please contact us using our Contact Us feature, or by email to, with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, and our third-party disclosure practices or your consent choices We will respond to your inquiry within 30 days of its receipt.

This policy was last modified on December 10, 2009.

In a medical emergency, step away from this web site and call for emergency help. Remember, we're not doctors and we don't claim to be able to diagnose your condition. The information and services we provide or display here are merely intended to make you a more knowledgeable patient so that you can have smarter conversations with your actual health care providers.