skinaa.com is an online health portal aiming to educate, guide, and help patients make informed health decisions. We believe, when patients find the right doctor , it leads to better quality care. In order to do provide the services, we ask for certain personal information which is displayed on the site. (This information includes Name, Email Address, Phone Number and Postal Address.) (Of course, all skinaa.com visitors may browse the site, search Doctor profiles and view any articles or features our site has to offer without entering any personal information.)
Information Collected/Tracked by skinaa.com
skinaa.com gathers two types of information:
There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public and Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site at the behest of the member, such as gender, age, height, telephone number, photograph, etc. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through skinaa.com or allows the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site
skinaa.com also allows members to submit public and private information on behalf of others - child/ward, sibling or friend. If such child/ward, sibling or friend does not wish this information to be displayed, she/he has the option to request removal of such information after providing the necessary evidence that the information pertains to her/him.
FRAMING: We utilize framing techniques to make it appear that the user is still on the web site when they are actually on a third party web site.
Additional Features of the Site:-
Ask a Doctor: Users of skinaa.com have chosen to post questions relating to their health problems, which are publicly accessible. And for this purpose, we might even show the name of the user/patient. However, personal contact information is hidden from general public and may be available for the Doctor/Hospital/skinaa.com.
AGGREGATE: This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site.
skinaa.com uses the information it collects in the following ways:
Public: Public information supplied by members is information intended to be viewed by visitors to the site. This information is used by visitors for searching, researching and selecting Doctors for their purposes. All members also have an option to post their telephone number
Private: We primarily use member's email addresses to verify enrollment and to send system emails on behalf of other members. Email addresses are not disclosed to members. We may also use user's email address to send news regarding our site or our group sites, and email addresses are sometimes visible to Doctors/Hospitals who are answering or attending to your health questions, but the users may choose not to receive such emails by unsubscribing. Email addresses may also be used in private correspondence with the user for customer service issues. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. All other private information submitted by the user is confidential and is not disclosed except as required by law or to protect members of skinaa.com. All private information except financial information submitted during the process of a financial transaction & certain account-related information collected at the time of registration can be updated or deleted by the user at any time, as follows:-
Updating public information:
NOTE: To prevent misuse of the system, some or all the information about Doctors such as professional information, contact information etc. can only be changed after verification and approval of the same.
We use your server IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website.
We may store member login ids of users and their IP addresses for certain activities they perform for security purposes in order to track down the person in case of illegal activities.
skinaa.com may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that skinaa.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by skinaa.com.
skinaa.com allows you to modify or remove both public and private information from our database. Private information such as financial information submitted during the process of a financial transaction & certain account-related information collected at the time of registration however cannot be changed or removed by the user.
skinaa.com takes every precaution to protect your information, both online and offline.
When our registration/order process asks you to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), such information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL.
While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect your information offline. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transaction and once we receive it. All your information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information.
We have also done everything in our power to prevent misuse of photographs. Apart from not allowing photographs to be downloaded or copied, we have watermarked them with the skinaa.com logo. This acts as a further deterrent for illegal use elsewhere.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, please email us.