Effective Date: May 20, 2020
Information We Collect From Consumers (“Individuals”) Opt-Ins
When you opt-in to TalkingAsthma Consumer Email Database we ask for the following identifying information: First Name, Last Name, Address, Telephone Number, SMS Number & Email Address, and any other Personally Identifiable Information
Note: We periodically update our records using additional permission-based details and opt in by using a variety of data sources including online purchases of relief products, counseling, insurance and procedure prep, online support groups, self-reported survey data, postal surveys, phone surveys, email surveys, online search inquiries based specifically on the ailment, and shared and available insurance details.
An opt-out page is provided to enable members of the TalkingAsthma Consumer Email Database to opt out at any stage from receiving 3rd party email solicitation from any of TalkingAsthma’s partners. Consumers are given the opportunity to indicate if they wish to stop receiving 3rd party email solicitation from all market verticals or from specific market verticals.
Opt In Transfer
By opting into the TalkingAsthma Consumer Email Database you are providing your consent for your opt-in to be transferred to any entity that purchases outright TalkingAsthma or its Consumer Email Database either in whole or via a majority equity position in the aforementioned.
How Does TalkingAsthma Use the Information It Collects?
TalkingAsthma may rent, license or sell the following personally identifiable information: email address, postal address, telephone number, fax number, IP Address, Disease State Information or any other Personally Identifiable Information, only from those specific consumers who have actively opted-in to TalkingAsthma Consumer email Database.
Disclosure to Third Parties
TalkingAsthma may share some kinds of personally identifiable information with third parties as described below.
Companies and People Who Work for Us:
TalkingAsthma contracts with other companies and individuals to help us provide our services. For example, we may host some of our professional websites on another company’s computers, hire technical consultants to maintain any web-based health tools, or work with companies to remove repetitive information from customer lists, analyze data or provide marketing assistance (including assisting us in targeting our advertisements as described herein), customer service or fulfillment services.
Sometimes TalkingAsthma sends offers to selected users or clients of CMS on behalf of other businesses. When we do so, we do not give such businesses your name and address. If you do not wish to receive such third party offers, you may contact TalkingAsthma or CMS and request removal from these promotional offers.
We may release account and other personally identifiable information when we believe release (1) is required to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) is reasonable in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your personally identifiable information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.
In addition, and without limiting our foregoing obligations, TalkingAsthma or CMS may be required under law to report breaches by TalkingAsthma or CMS or affiliates, partners, vendors, or clients, to the applicable privacy or data protection authorities. Such authorities are empowered to bring civil and criminal action, including imposing financial penalties, against any party misusing or failing to adequately protect or secure personal information.
Does TalkingAsthma Use “Cookies”?
When TalkingAsthma sends a third party an informational email message on behalf of one of its clients/partners, we may insert a ”cookie” for tracking purposes. The ”cookie” will only be used to determine which visitor has opened or clicked on an informational email message.
How Does TalkingAsthma Protect Your Information?
TalkingAsthma safeguards the security and accuracy of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. While we believe we have taken appropriate measures to protect the information that we have received, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.
No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of TalkingAsthma or affiliated entities to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect personally identifiable information, TalkingAsthma cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk.
What access does TalkingAsthma give you to your personal information?
You may delete or update your personal information and email preferences, at any time. You have the option of correcting, updating, and/or changing contact and demographic information and other information previously provided and stored in our database. If you wish to correct, update, or change your information, simply Contact Us.
Your California Privacy Rights
As of January 1, 2005, California civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of TalkingAsthma.com or a CMS website or services who are California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please Contact Us.
European Union Data Protection Directive and Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection Safe Harbors:
TalkingAsthma adheres to the U.S. safe harbor privacy principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement with respect to both the European Union Data Protection Directive and the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection, and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor Programs for both. Information regarding the Safe Harbor Program can be found at the program’s website: http://export.gov/safeharbor/.
Cookies and other Technologies
Web Beacons: TalkingAsthma may use web beacons which are strings of code that deliver a tiny graphic image on a web page or in an email. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as cookies, the time and date a page is viewed, and a description of the page on which the web beacon is placed. TalkingAsthma uses web beacons for various tracking purposes, like determining whether or not you are logged into the site and whether or not you are connected to a third-party service. Third parties also may use web beacons on our site to receive auditing, research, and reporting information, or to understand your interests and select and deliver to you content or offers that are relevant to your interests.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required to by law or in good faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law.
We sometimes share your personal information with third parties who are our subcontractors or providers of various products and services on our behalf.
If you would like to stop receiving communications from TalkingAsthma and its affiliated companies, please opt out by submitting the following form: