The Somibo Web site contains links to other sites. Once you enter another Web site (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that Somibo is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on Somibo.
Non-Personal Information Collected
Newsletters and Emails Sent to You
At registration and at various times as you use Somibo, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional newsletters via email from Somibo and/or directly from third parties. When you sign up for our email newsletters or at any time, you can choose to Opt-In to receiving additional promotional emails from Somibo or our Sponsors. In order to subscribe to Somibo newsletters via email, we need your contact information, like name and email address. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters by simply clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email newsletter. An email to our automated unsubscribe service will be created on your computer. Click the “send” button. You will then be unsubscribed from that newsletter within two to three business days. You may also unsubscribe or change any of your email preferences by clicking on the applicable links in your email newsletter or by changing your profile settings by clicking on any of the view/manage links at the bottom of your Somibo Newsletter.
Email Sent to Somibo
Blogs and Message Boards
As a service to our users, Somibo features message boards, chat rooms and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts. Any information shared (including Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information) that you reveal in a chat room, message board, Ask Our Expert posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any site, this information may also appear in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN etc.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Neither Somibo nor any of its services are designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13
Information Collected by Third Parties Not Acting on Somibo Behalf
You can also find additional information and resources about how to opt out of advertising and related cookies by visiting the World Privacy Forum’s Site.
Disclosure of Your Information
Updating Your Personally Identifiable Information
Somibo tools that collect and store self-reported data allow you to correct, update or review information you have submitted by going back to the specific tool, logging-in and making the desired changes. Somibo may store user submitted data in an active database for a period of six (6) months. After six (6) months, user submitted data, including PII and/or PHI will be held in an active database or on an inactive back-up medium for a period of not less than six (6) years.
Removing Your Personal Information
If you have a complaint or problem, please use our Customer Support Form (Contact Us.) Our customer service department will forward your complaint to the appropriate internal Somibo department for a response or resolution. We try to answer every email within 48 business hours, but may not always able to do so. If you want to (1) delete your Personally Identifiable Information from our systems, (2) update the Personally Identifiable Information that you have provided to us, or (3) change your preferences with respect to marketing contacts or other activities, select the privacy option on our Contact Us form.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, and by means of a notice on our home page.