INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE
Shoulder Study website does not passively collect personal information about you. The information we collect includes the domain name from which you access the Internet, the IP address of your computer, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the web site from which you linked to our site. We use this information to determine traffic to the various sections of our site and to help us make the site more useful. Unless specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
Inquiries that are e-mailed to us are stored, including the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond. We will not collect any other information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you choose to offer such information. The email function on spine-surgery-recovery.com is not a secure communication link. Your email may be seen by other Internet users while in transit to us, so do not email us if you wish to keep your message confidential.
While visiting sites within the shoulderstudy.com domain, you may encounter a Web page that uses “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file that a Web site transfers to your computer’s hard disk that allows a server to recall information about your session while you’re connected.
Cookies that come from Shoulder Study web pages are not designed to collect personal information about you, only about your browser session. The cookie makes it easier for you to use some of the features of these Web pages. The cookie and the information about your session will be destroyed automatically shortly after you close your browser. It is not permanently stored on your computer. Unless a Shoulder Study web page specifically notifies you, we will not collect personal information about you.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES
Shoulderstudy.com may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. Shoulderstudy.com has no control over the policies of third party sites. Be sure to review the terms of those sites for their practices.
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY may occasionally modify this policy, which shall be effective upon posting by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY on the Shoulder Study website. Your continued use of the Shoulder Study website after VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY posts a revised policy signifies your acceptance of the revised policy. It is recommended that you review this policy regularly to ensure you are informed of any changes.