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Healthy Pakistan ("Healthy Pakistan," "We," "Us" or "Our") has developed for the benefit of the users of its website ("You," "Your" and "Yourself") at http://www.HealthyPakistan.ae (the "Site") this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to demonstrate our serious commitment to protecting the privacy of the information that We collect through the Site. This Privacy Policy summarizes how Healthy Pakistan handles the personally identifying information that You voluntarily provide when You use the Site and that We may automatically collect when You visit the Site ("Personal Information").

If You are accessing, using or browsing this Site on behalf of an individual other than Yourself, which may be either a natural person or an entity other than Yourself:

  • You represent, warrant and covenant that You are at least age 18;
  • You represent, warrant and covenant that You are authorized to engage in the activities that You conduct within the Site on behalf of that person or entity other than Yourself, which by way of illustration but not limitation includes the submission and receipt of any and all Personal Information on behalf of that person or entity other than Yourself;
  • You agree that We can rely on Your representation that You are authorized to engage in the activities that You conduct within the Site on behalf of that natural person or entity other than Yourself; and
  • You understand that "You," "Your," and "Yourself" in this Privacy Policy mean both that natural person or entity and You acting on behalf of that natural person or entity other than Yourself.
This Site is controlled and operated by Healthy Pakistan from its offices within the United Arab Emirates. Accordingly, this Privacy Policy, and how Healthy Pakistan handles the information that You voluntary provide when You use the Site and information that We may automatically collect when You visit the Site, is governed by United Arab Emirates’ Laws, and not by the laws of any country, territory or jurisdiction other than the United Arab Emirates. We make no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use outside of the U.A.E. Access to the Site from territories where its contents or purpose is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.

Your use of this Site will be deemed conclusively to constitute Your acceptance of and agreement to this Privacy Policy and all portions hereof.

Healthy Pakistan reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If We decide to change the Privacy Policy, We will then post the changes in appropriate places on the Site so that You are aware of the changed Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Site after the Effective Date for any such changes to the Privacy Policy will be deemed conclusively to constitute Your acceptance of and agreement to the changed Privacy Policy; consequently, You should frequently review this Privacy Policy.

What Personal Information does Healthy Pakistan collect?
Healthy Pakistan collects several types of Personal Information: personally identifying information that cannot be traced back to You; personally identifying information that can be traced back to You; and personally identifying information that can be traced back to You and that includes or is linked or associated with health-related information.

You can access and browse the Site at any time without providing Personal Information that can be traced back to You.

To use some of its services and access certain areas of the Site, You must provide Personal Information that can be traced back to You, such as full name, address, telephone number, e-mail, gender, date of birth, insurance coverage, social history and known health characteristics and medical needs. We collect this Personal Information that You voluntarily provide through the use of on-line data entry, survey, product purchase and registration forms. Healthy Pakistan gathers most of this Personal Information from You during an initial voluntary User registration process for the Site. Healthy Pakistan also occasionally asks You for Personal Information at other times, including when You complete optional survey forms, fill out optional contact forms for additional information on particular products and services or use a particular service. Accordingly, You can determine to a large extent what Personal Information You wish to submit on a voluntary basis to Healthy Pakistan.

To access and use Healthy Pakistan On-Line Appointment Request or schedule an appointment using Healthy Pakistan On-Line Appointment Schedule (individually and collectively referred to as the "Appointment Services") to make an appointment with providers of healthcare services (collectively, "Healthcare Providers") You must submit to Us the requested appointment information (the "Appointment Materials") during the completion of the Appointment Services scheduling process within the Site. This personally identifying information that You submit with the Appointment Materials can be traced back to You and will include or be linked or associated with health-related information, such as physical or mental health conditions and the treatment of these conditions and other health-related information that You choose to share with Us.

When You visit the Site, Healthy Pakistan may also automatically collect with Cookies, and similar technology, Personal Information about Your use of the Site. This Personal Information cannot be traced back to You. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by Your web browser software on Your computer's hard drive or temporarily in Your computer's memory. Healthy Pakistan also automatically collects the location of Your computer on the Internet, known as Your internet protocol address ("IP Address"), when You visit the Site.

Why does Healthy Pakistan need Your Personal Information?
Healthy Pakistan regularly makes improvements to the Site to provide its many users with a more personalized, relevant and intelligent service. The collection of Personal Information greatly assists Healthy Pakistan in this improvement process by identifying the interests and needs of the many users to this Site. Collection of Personal Information also assists Healthy Pakistan by allowing it and its affiliates to advertise its products and/or services in a more efficient manner. Through the use of Cookies and on-line data entry, survey, product purchase and registration forms, Healthy Pakistan may monitor, in aggregate and individual form, Personal Information. Although Our primary goal in collecting Personal Information is to deliver a customized and personalized service to the users of the Site, Healthy Pakistan may also use Personal Information to: (i) send users e-mail notification of new features or information available through the Site or that Healthy Pakistan otherwise feels might be of interest to users of this Site; and (ii) allow third party advertisers and retailers, and their affiliates, offering goods or services that Healthy Pakistan thinks might be of interest to users to deliver relevant information and offers to users. Healthy Pakistan collects IP addresses for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes and to report aggregate information to Our advertisers and others.

What should You know about Cookies?
Healthy Pakistan may place and store Cookies on a user's computer hard drive. Cookies enable Healthy Pakistan to personalize a user's viewing experience on this Site. When a user revisits this Site, Healthy Pakistan can recognize the user by the Cookie and customize accordingly the user's experience at this Site. For example, Healthy Pakistan uses Cookies to recognize user access privileges to this Site, track Site usage and traffic patterns, add advertisements for goods or services of interest based on the information submitted by, or inferred by the actions of, the user, and estimate this Site's audience size. Healthy Pakistan also uses Cookies to store user names and passwords that are supplied at registration. If Healthy Pakistan utilizes Cookies in connection with the collection of information for third parties (that is, advertisers) the relevant advertiser(s) may receive electronic notification when a user views the advertisement.

Other than for the Appointment Services, Healthy Pakistan may use third party network advertisers to serve advertisements on the Site and may use a traffic measurement service to analyze traffic on the Site. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on Your visits to the Site and other web sites You have visited, which advertisements might be based on information submitted by, or inferred by the actions of, You on the Site. Third-party ad serving enables Us to target advertisements to You for products and services in which You might be interested. Although third party advertisers and other companies do not have access to Cookies set by the Site, the Site's third party ad network providers, the advertisers, the sponsors and/or traffic measurement services may themselves set and access their own Cookies on Your computer if You choose to have Cookies enabled in Your browser. Among other things, these third party Cookies are set to help deliver advertisements to You that You might be interested in, to prevent You from seeing the same advertisements too many times and to conduct research regarding the usefulness of certain advertisements to You. Note that any images (or any other parts of a web page) served by third parties in association with third party Cookies may serve as web beacons, which enable third parties to carry out the previously described activities. Third party Cookies and web beacons are governed by each third party's specific privacy policy, not this Privacy Policy.

Cookies, please visit http://allaboutcookies.org/. Although most web browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies, if You prefer, You may decline the placement of a Cookie on Your hard drive by using the appropriate feature(s) of Your web browser software (if available) to delete the Cookie. But You should understand that certain areas within this Site may not function properly if the web browser will not accept Cookies.

Does Healthy Pakistan disclose Your Personal Information to third parties?
Healthy Pakistan may share Your Personal Information: (i) with third parties who have agreements with Us, including marketers, advertisers and other health service providers; (ii) if Healthy Pakistan is required by law to do so, (iii) in the event of a transfer of ownership of Healthy Pakistan, merger or other similar transaction (including one in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings); or (iv) as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy, including as set forth below. Note, however, that Healthy Pakistan is not and cannot be responsible for the activities or privacy policies of any third party with whom Your Personal Information is shared.

  • With respect to obtaining certain products and/or services from this Site, Healthy Pakistan may disclose to a third party Your Personal Information that We gather from You during an initial voluntary User registration process for the Site ("Registration Information"); as a result, You do not have to enter Your Registration Information more than once. Healthy Pakistan may also disclose Your Registration Information to certain third parties in connection with various programs and tools created and administered by third parties that are included in the Site as an additional service to users. The use of Your Registration Information by these Third Party Programs is described below in the "What about information You enter into Third Party Programs included in the Site?" section.
  • We may provide Your Registration Information to Our marketing partners with whom You have explicitly authorized Us to share this information, and whose offers You have elected to receive via electronic delivery, telemarketing and direct mail. Additionally, We may employ other third parties to perform services or functions on Our behalf in order to improve Our Site, merchandising, marketing and promotional efforts, communications or other services, or to facilitate e-commerce transactions, including processing orders placed by credit card. Those third parties may include authorized contractors, consultants and other companies working with Us (collectively, "Agents"). These Agents only have access to Your Personal Information as needed to perform their functions, and they may not use any of Your Personal Information for any other purpose than providing or improving Healthy Pakistan' services and offerings.
  • Healthy Pakistan also reserves the right to share or transfer Your Registration Information or other Personal Information as We determine in Our sole discretion to be necessary or appropriate in the following circumstances: to comply with a legal requirement; to enforce Our terms and conditions; to protect Our operations or those of any affiliate of Healthy Pakistan; to protect Our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of any affiliate of Healthy Pakistan, You or others; to disclose any activities or information about You to law enforcement or other government officials, including public or government authorities outside Your country of residence; in connection with an investigation of fraud, for the administration of justice, intellectual property infringements or other activity that is illegal or may expose Us or You to legal liability; in cooperation with various law enforcement inquiries; to allow Us to pursue available remedies or limit Our damages; and/or in emergency situations.
  • Healthy Pakistan discloses Personal Information to third parties or advertisers in aggregate form, that is, in a manner that cannot be traced back to You. For example, Healthy Pakistan might tell an advertiser how many males between 20 and 30 years in age have visited the Site over a period of time.

How does Healthy Pakistan use and disclose Your Protected Health Information?
When You use the Appointment Services to request an appointment with a selected Healthcare Provider, all Protected Health Information that You submit with the Appointment Materials or created from Your use of the Appointment Services is used and disclosed by Healthy Pakistan as a Business Associate. This means that Healthy Pakistan may only use and disclose Your Protected Health Information on behalf of, or to provide services to, the Healthcare Provider for the appointment scheduling services available through the Appointment Services according to the terms of the Business Associate Agreement. There are three exceptions to this use and disclosure rule. Healthy Pakistan may use and disclose Your Protected Health Information (i) for its internal management and administration; (ii) to carry out its legal responsibilities; and (iii) to perform certain data aggregation services for the Healthcare Provider and other Healthcare Providers; provided that, any disclosures for Our internal management and administration or to carry out Our legal responsibilities are either required by law or made after Healthy Pakistan obtains reasonable assurances from the person to whom the Protected Health Information is disclosed that it will be held confidentially and used or further disclosed only as required by law or for the purpose for which it was disclosed to that person.

What does Healthy Pakistan do to keep Your Personal Information and Protected Health Information Secure?
On this Site and within Healthy Pakistan, We seek to use appropriate administrative, technical and physical security measures to reasonably safeguard Your Personal Information and Protected Health Information under Our control from unauthorized use, release or access. For example, Healthy Pakistan grants access to any stored Personal Information and Protected Health Information only to authorized personnel. Moreover, when You register on-line or accesses Your account information through this Site, Healthy Pakistan offers You the ability to use a secure server. The secure server encrypts all information that You input before it is sent to Healthy Pakistan.

Please be advised, however, that although Healthy Pakistan has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for its users, the confidentiality and security of any communication or material transmitted to or from Healthy Pakistan via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure at any time. When disclosing any Personal Information or Protected Health Information, You should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without Your consent. Accordingly, You should consider carefully if You want to submit sensitive information that You would not want disclosed to the public and should recognize that Your use of the Internet and this Site is solely at Your risk. You, alone, are ultimately responsible for maintaining the secrecy for all Your Personal Information including Your Protected Health Information. Healthy Pakistan has no responsibility or liability to anyone for the security of Your Protected Health Information or any of Your Personal Information transmitted via the Internet. Healthy Pakistan urges all of its users to be careful and responsible whenever they are on-line.

If You have any reason to believe that Your interaction with Healthy Pakistan through this Site is no longer secure, please immediately notify.

What should You know about external web sites?
To the extent hyperlinks are utilized to access other, third party, websites, including links provided as automated search results, You should be aware that these third party web sites are not controlled by Healthy Pakistan and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should review the applicable terms and policies of each linked site visited before providing any personally identifiable information. In those cases where Healthy Pakistan has entered into agreements with third parties, where useful items and other tools are made available to You.

Can You opt-out of Healthy Pakistan' use and disclosure of Your Personal Information?
As described in the "Why does Healthy Pakistan need Your Personal Information?" section above, the collection, use and disclosure of Your Personal Information greatly assist Healthy Pakistan in creating a more personalized, relevant and intelligent service for You. Without Your Personal Information, We could not deliver to You in the most beneficial way Healthy Pakistan' valuable content and services.

Do You have the ability to access, change or remove Your Personal Information?
At any time, a You may contact Healthy Pakistan via e-mail to request:
  • A summary of any of Your Personal Information retained by Healthy Pakistan;
  • A change to the Your Personal Information maintained by Healthy Pakistan; or
  • Removal of Your Personal Information from Healthy Pakistan' database.

You should send Your request to info@HealthyPakistan.ae In the event Healthy Pakistan receives such a request, Healthy Pakistan may require You to confirm or verify any change to Your Personal Information.

When You use the Appointment Services, You may receive various administrative e-mails automatically sent by Healthy Pakistan. These administrative messages do not contain marketing-related information.

Healthy Pakistan treats as Protected Health Information all personally identifying information that You submit with the Appointment Materials to request an appointment with a selected Healthcare Provider and that Healthy Pakistan or a Subcontractor creates from Your use of the Appointment Services. As described in the "How does Healthy Pakistan use and disclose Your Protected Health Information? section above, all Protected Health Information is used and disclosed by Healthy Pakistan according to the terms of its Business Associate Agreement with Your selected Healthcare Provider. Very generally described, these rights are a right to restrict the uses and disclosures of, a right of access to, a right to amend and a right to receive an accounting of the disclosures of Your Protected Health Information. These limited rights will be described in detail in the Healthcare Provider's notice of privacy practices. If You wish to restrict the uses and disclosures of Your Protected Health Information, amend, or receive an accounting of the disclosures of Your Protected Health Information, then, You must do so through Your Healthcare Provider.

Upon termination of Our Business Associate Agreement with a particular Healthcare Provider, Healthy Pakistan generally must return or destroy all Protected Health Information received on behalf of or created for that particular Healthcare Provider and then maintained in any form by Healthy Pakistan or a Subcontractor. If You have requested or scheduled an appointment with that Healthcare Provider, any Protected Health Information that You submitted with the Appointment Materials for appointment or otherwise maintained by Healthy Pakistan or a Subcontractor in connection with that appointment will be returned to the Healthcare Provider or destroyed by Healthy Pakistan. This means that until the Business Associate Agreement is terminated with that Healthcare Provider, Healthy Pakistan or a Subcontractor can use and disclosure Your Protected Health Information as described in the "How does Healthy Pakistan use and disclose Your Protected Health Information?" section above following the termination of:

  • Any Appointment ID Number, which You received upon completion of the scheduling process for the Healthcare Provider;
  • Your account with the Healthcare Provider; The Healthy Pakistan' User Agreement; and/or
  • This Privacy Policy.

How to distinguish between Advertisements and Editorial Content?
Healthy Pakistan believes that it is important for You to easily differentiate between advertising and independent, editorial content on the Site; thus, Healthy Pakistan has developed an Advertising Policy that explains Healthy Pakistan' approach to ensure that the advertising You see on the Site has no influence on the quality, accuracy or selection of editorial content that Healthy Pakistan provides.

  • The word "Advertisement" or the phrase "Advertise With Us" is used to label the most common form of advertising on the Site. The content of the banner or similar advertisement itself is controlled by the advertiser. An advertisement is labeled with the word "Advertisement" or the phrase "Advertise With Us" along the bottom or bottom right corner of the advertisement. If You click on an advertisement, it will usually link to a website that is operated by the advertiser. As noted in the "What You should know about external web sites?" section above, Healthy Pakistan has no control over the advertiser's website or the policies on that site. You should familiarize Yourself with the terms of use, privacy policies and other policies applicable to those sites before using them. The fact that an advertisement appears on a page has no bearing or influence on the editorial content on the page outside of the labeled advertisement itself. Other content on the Site page is under Healthy Pakistan' editorial control.
  • The phrases "Provided By" and "Sponsored By" are used to identify content that is created or influenced by an advertiser. Healthy Pakistan identifies advertiser-influenced content as "Provided By" or "Sponsored By" advertising so that You can distinguish such content from editorially independent content for which Healthy Pakistan has sole editorial control. You can recognize advertiser-influenced content on the Site by use of the "Provided By" or "Sponsored By" label and the name of the advertiser that appears in the sponsored content.

What about information You enter into Third Party Programs included in Healthy Pakistan' Site?
As an additional service to its users, Healthy Pakistan has included in its Site various programs and tools created and administered by third parties ("Third Party Programs") whereby, as examples, You can receive useful items such as information concerning potential diseases/conditions, information about drug alternatives, and tools whereby You can maintain records relating to Your condition. These Third Party Programs are separate from, and do not include, the Appointment Services. Your use of these Third Party Programs is entirely optional and at Your sole discretion. If You do choose to use them, then some or all of these Third Party Programs may require that You provide certain personally identifying information that can be traced back to You. This personally identifying information may include, for example, age, current health condition, insurance provider, medical history, prescription history or other health and lifestyle data. If You elect to use one or more of these Third Party Programs, then any personally identifying information that You provide as part of the Third Party Program, as well as Your Registration Information, will be available to the third party administering that Third Party Program. By using any Third Party Program, You acknowledge that any personally identifying information and Registration Information that You provide to the third party does not constitute a violation of Healthy Pakistan' Privacy Policy. Healthy Pakistan will maintain the privacy of Your personally identifying information in Healthy Pakistan' possession in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable state and federal privacy laws. Healthy Pakistan cannot guarantee that any third party will maintain the privacy of Your personally identifying information under any circumstance.

Date Last Updated: August 20, 2014