Privacy and Advertising Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Email addresses that you use for posting comments to articles or to subscribe to receive news via email are stored in our secure database and will not be made public or given to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time from receiving emails following the unsubscribe link that accompanies each email.

Like many services, Google Analytics, our tracking service, uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

The Site is open to the public. Therefore, consider your comments carefully and do not include anything in a comment that you would like to keep private. By uploading or otherwise making available any information to the Author in the form of user generated comments or otherwise, you grant the Author the unlimited, perpetual right to distribute, display, publish, reproduce, reuse and copy the information contained therein.

You are responsible for the content you post. You may not impersonate any other person through the Site. You may not post content that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, fraudulent, invasive of another person’s privacy rights, or is otherwise unlawful. You may not post content that infringes the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You may not post any content that contains any computer viruses or any other code designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any computer software or hardware.

By submitting or posting content on the Site, you grant the Author and any company substantially under the control of the Author, the right to remove any content or comment that, in Author’s sole judgment, does not comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable. You also grant the Author and any company substantially under the control of Author the right to modify, adapt, and edit any content.

We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal, and we are committed to protecting it. We will not use your personal information in any way.

ADVERTISING POLICY

There are certain categories of advertisements that www.heartupdate.com will not permit at any time. These categories include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Illegal or ‘objectionable’ products www.heartupdate.com reserves the right to determine what is ‘objectionable’
    • Fraudulent, deceptive, illicit, misleading or offensive material
    • Material that misrepresents, ridicules, discriminates (real or implied) or attacks an individual or group on the basis of age, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other status deemed inappropriate
    • Alcohol
    • Weapons, firearms, ammunition, or fireworks
    • Gambling
    • Pornography or related themes
    • Tobacco use of any kind

www.heartupdate.com recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between advertising and editorial content.  All Advertising content on www.heartupdate.com will be clearly and unambiguously identified.  Advertising on the site that is identified with the label of  “Advertisement.”

Last modified 07.07.2014