Principles Governing This Site
NEJM Journal Watch is owned and published by the Massachusetts Medical Society ("MMS"). Our publishing offices are located at 860 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02451-1413, U.S.A.
- What Information Do We Collect?
- How Is This Information Used?
- What Security Measures Are Used?
- How to Make Changes to Your Information
- Other Information
What Information Do We Collect?
Information You Provide to Us
We will request information from you if you establish a personal profile on our site to gain access to certain content or services, if you ask to be notified by e-mail about online content, or if you participate in surveys we conduct. This requires the input of personal information and preferences that may include, but is not limited to, details such as your name, address (postal and e-mail), telephone number, or demographic information. If you request paid content, including subscriptions, we will also ask for payment information such as credit card type and number.
Information That Is Automatically Collected
We use log files to collect general data about the movement of visitors through our site. This may include some or all of the following information: the Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine which accessed our website, host name, domain name, browser version and platform, date and time of requests, and the files downloaded or viewed. We use this information to measure and analyze traffic and usage of the NEJM Journal Watch website.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
We may also use clear gifs which are tiny graphics with unique identifiers that function similarly to cookies to help us to track site activity. We do not use these to collect personally identifying information.
How Is This Information Used?
Information that you provide to us will be used to process, fulfill, and deliver your requests for content and services. We may send you information about our products and services, unless you have indicated you do not wish to receive further information.
Information that is automatically collected is used to monitor usage patterns at NEJM Journal Watch in order to help us improve the site and its service offerings.
We may report aggregate information about NEJM Journal Watch usage to third parties, including our service vendors and advertisers. We may also disclose personal and demographic information about your use of NEJM Journal Watch to companies and individuals we engage to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, and providing marketing assistance. These companies and individuals are obligated to maintain your personal information as confidential and may have access to your personal information only as necessary to perform their requested function on our behalf.
What Security Measures Are Used?
When you submit personal information via the NEJM Journal Watch website, your information is protected both online and off-line with what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use the latest Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which encrypts your credit card and personal information.
How To Make Changes To Your Information
Once you have created an identity or paid account on our site, you can update your personal information at any time. You may also choose to stop receiving offer information from us about content or services. You can do this in several ways:
- Change your preferences directly on the "Update My Information" page.
- Send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org (U.S. & Canada) or jwatchIntl@mms.org (outside U.S. & Canada). Please include your e-mail address in the body of your message.
- Contact Customer Service and Fulfillment Monday through Friday 8am – 4pm EST, at 800-843-6356 (U.S. & Canada), +1-781-434-7888 (outside U.S. & Canada), or by secure fax +1-781-893-0413. Write to us at Customer Service and Fulfilment, NEJM Journal Watch, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1413, U.S.A.
Do Not Track Signals
Like most web services, at this time we do not alter our behavior or change our services in response to do not track signals.
Compliance with Legal Process
We may disclose personally identifying information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or the unauthorized use of our website; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public.
NEJM Journal Watch is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from children under 13.
Changes to This Policy
NEJM Journal Watch is owned and published by the Massachusetts Medical Society. Our publishing offices are located at 860 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02451-1413, USA; telephone: (781) 893-3800.