How is Information Obtained ?
We receive information from a variety of sources including information that you enter on our website, when you create any type of account, including membership accounts, and blogs/forums, automatic information obtained when you interact with our website such as "cookies", information entered and received via our mobile site, e-mail communications and chat conversations.
What Type of Information is Collected ?
Information that you enter on our website may include your; name, address, phone number and email address along with credit card information. Information from our mobile site may include your movements by utilizing location-based services. Information that you enter during e-mail and chat communications and conversations is collected and stored as well.
How is the Information Collected Being Used ?
Generally MedCEC uses the information you supply for five primary purposes. To enhance your site experience, to allow you to sign-up to use and navigate our site, to facilitate communication between MedCEC and yourself, to transmit completion results to governing bodies so that you may receive credit for completing courses, and to allow you to participate in blogs/forums as you would like. Location information, either provided by you, or obtained automatically through location-based services, may be used for demographic purposes in our advertising.At any time you may decline to provide any information however doing so may result in you not being able to utilize the website. You may also disable cookies however this may also reduce your ability to utilize the website or reduce or eliminate certain functions of our site.
How is the Information Collected Being Shared ?
As stated above, MedCEC generally tries to collect only the information we require to enable you to utilize our services. For example, credit card information is encrypted and shared when you sign-up for a membership, however the information is not stored on our site as we do not auto-renew your membership. You will need to sign-up for a new membership and re-enter credit card information at that time. We are required to share identifying information such as your name, license number and course completion information with regulatory agencies in order to transmit your course completion status. You voluntarily share information when participating in blogs/forums and this information is generally considered to be entirely public. (See our Terms of Service). Information contained within e-mails and chats is generally utilized and shared internally, or with our third party companies, to facilitate maintenance of your account or customer service. See additional information regarding sharing information with third party companies in the following paragraph.
Is the Information Secure ?
MedCEC maintains a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate for its website to insure the security and protection of electronic transfer of data/information over a Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) encrypted connection. Please keep your account information confidential to guard against unauthorized access and remember to log out when finished. Additionally, while we make every effort to secure the longevity and security of your information by utilizing a secure, redundant, electronic document management and storage system, breaches in security do occur and storage devices, even redundant devices, do fail. For these reasons we cannot guarantee the security or longevity of your data however will take reasonable measures to protect your security and the longevity of your data.
You must be of legal age of majority in your state of residence to use our website. MedCEC does not knowingly collect personal information from a child under the age of 13 per the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA). Any such information posted to our site will be removed.
MedCEC routinely sends e-mail reminders regarding continuing education requirements for license renewals, professional updates, and other professional information to members from time-to-time. If you no longer wish to receive these e-mail reminders and notifications, please send a e-mail to and request that we no longer send reminders and updates via email.
Changes or Updates to Your Information
If your would like to changes, update your information, or have concerns regarding your information or the privacy of your information please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Notice
As per the European Commission's policies, MedCEC is not subject to the rules of the GDPR.
1. MedCEC is a service provider based outside the EU
2. MedCEC provides services to customers outside the EU
3. MedCEC members (clients) can use its services when they travel to other countries, including within the EU
4. MedCED doesn't specifically target it's services at individuals in the EU
For further information please visit the European Commission's Policies, Information and Services website at