MCV Associates Healthcare, Inc. (MCV & Associates") values your privacy and is committed to the privacy and confidentiality of personal information when you use the www.mcvassociates.com ("Website"). As a result, it has developed the following Privacy Notice, which describes what information it may collect about you, what uses it may make of it, and what precautions it takes against unauthorized access or use of your information.
MCV & Associates Healthcare Inc. is a provider of continuing education and training programs for healthcare professionals ("Service"). As a necessary part of providing its Services, MCV & Associates may from time to time, and pursuant to your request, be required to provide third parties with personal information in conjunction with the offered Services.
MCV & Associates will only share your information in the performance of its Services as set forth below, or otherwise required by law. This Privacy Notice is merely informational, and intended to let you know the strength of our commitment to protecting your personal information.
When you visit our Website you may provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and (2) Website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website. If you choose to correspond further with us through e-mail or in your course work, we may retain the content of your e-mail message together with your e-mail address, our responses, your course work and any additional information you may submit to us. We provide the same protections for those electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
Our server may automatically receive and record information from your browser, including your IP address, but this information will not be shared with third parties except to the extent required by law, or in order to provide you with the Services. Like nearly all sites on the Internet, our Website will pool such information with our other information tracking the total number of visitors to our Website, and the domain names for our visitors' Internet service providers. It is also important to note that no personally identifiable information is available or used in this process. Through the provision of Services, it may be necessary to use a technology called "cookies" which is a piece of information that our computer that hosts the Website gives to your computer when you access the website.
We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. We may aggregate data about visitors to our Website in a non-identifiable manner and use it for a variety of purposes. For example, we may aggregate data for product development and improvement activities. However, please be assured that before it is used, any aggregated data will be stripped of information that could reasonably be used to identify an individual. In addition, we may share your information to the extent required for you to receive educational credits for which you apply or to maintain our status as a provider of continuing education services.
In addition to the above use of aggregated data, we may use individually identifiable information provided by you in the provision of Services to you. Any information collected in this manner will be used strictly by MCV & Associates and only for the purposes of providing you with the Services in accordance with your request. Merely for purposes of illustration, we may collect information regarding the duration of a login to our Services, in order that we may substantiate course work completion. Likewise, pursuant to your request we may provide your employer with information regarding course work completed.
The Website, has security measures in place, including but not limited to the use of industry standard secure socket layer encryption (SSL), to protect the confidentiality of any information that is submitted; however, to take advantage of this, we recommend the use of a browser supporting 128-bit encryption. Information supplied by you is sent to our database via SSL. We will only grant access to off-line stored data to those personnel who are required to access the information in order to perform our Services. We have a firewall to prevent individuals from accessing information without authorization. Our data center is physically secure and protected from unauthorized access by unauthorized persons.
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
We may amend this Privacy Notice from time to time. When we do update it, however, for your convenience, we will make the updated Notice available on this page. However, we will not change our information usage practices affecting personally identifiable information without notifying you by e-mail at least thirty (30) days in advance of the change. Your access and use of our Website is subject to this Privacy Notice, our Website disclaimer, and other Website conditions including, but not limited to, limitations on damages and the applicability of the law of the State of Indiana.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, you may click here to contact us.
It is our mission to provide the best solution to meet not only your specific needs now but to help you prepare for the future challenges of an evolving industry.- Cora Vizcarra RN, MBA, CRNI, VA-BC, President