Myocardial Bridge Community (“MBC”) respects your privacy rights. This Privacy Statement describes how we collect and use your personal information when you register for and use the MBC forums and website.
BY REGISTERING AN ACCOUNT AND USING THE MBC FORUMS AND WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. MBC OPERATES IN THE UNITED STATES, AND IF YOU ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION BEING TRANSFERRED AND PROCESSED IN THE UNITED STATES.
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. An updated version will be posted here and will be effective upon publication. However, if there is a substantial change to any of the terms of this Privacy Statement, we will post the updated version thirty (30) days prior to the effective date. Your continued use of the MBC forums and website after the effective date of the updated Privacy Statement constitutes consent to those updated terms.
What We Collect
Registered Account Information
We collect information you provide to us when registering for an account.
Required personal information to create an account includes:
- Username that you create
- Email address
Additionally, you may optionally provide us with additional personal information for your user profile, including:
- Full name
- Social media usernames
Only other MBC registered users will be able to view the optional information you provide; your user name will become publicly available when you post to the MBC forums.
The content of your MBC forum post(s) will become publicly available. For this reason, please consider very carefully what personal information you decide to share. We do not require you to share any personal information in your forum posts.
How We Use Your Information
We only use the information you provide to us for the following purposes:
- To create your MBC account
- To run and administrate the MBC forums and website
- For internal business purposes, including to run internal analytics and other internal activities to improve the MBC forums and website performance and functionality
We will not share your information with any third party unless you give us your explicit permission to do so, with the following exceptions: (1) if we are ordered to do so by law enforcement or other authority, in response to a subpoena or court order, or (2) to defend ourselves in a legal matter.
Please note that your forum post(s) will become publicly available. Any personal information you choose to divulge in the forum is essentially shared with the public.
Because of the nature of the MBC forums and website, you may choose to divulge health information in the content of your forum posts. You are not required to do so, and you will have full control over the content you share.
WE DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY, FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ANY OTHER PENALTY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, AND ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU OR ANY PERSON AS A RESULT OF YOUR CHOOSING TO PUBLICLY POST ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION OR SENSITIVE HEALTH INFORMATION, ON THE MBC FORUMS AND WEBSITE.