Privacy Policy

Details on the handling and usage of any personal information collected.

We recognize that privacy is an important issue, so we design and operate our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This privacy policy only outlines the types of personal information we gather when you use our website, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it.


  • A cookie may be sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us.

  • Some of our business partners, such as advertisers and analytic service providers, may use cookies on our website. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

Information Gathering

We gather two types of information about users:

  1. Data that users provide through optional, voluntary registration
  2. Information that is logged automatically, such as aggregated tracking, server logs, and page counts. Such information enables us to better tailor our content to users' needs.

Information Sharing

We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals. We may share your information in the following limited circumstances:

We conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of our users or the public.

We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country.

Information Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.

We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.

Information Updates

We may provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without warning. Any changes to the policy will be reflected on this page immediately.

(Last updated January 8, 2008)

Support for your Organization

If you represent a health care provider, government entity, library or university, we would like to support you. See our organization support page to see how we can help.