Privacy Policy

Health beat is an online health care portal aiming to educate, guide, and help patients make informed health decisions. We believe, when patients find the right doctor and right hospital, it leads to better quality care.

This privacy policy describes how we handle your personal information. We collect, use, and share personal information to help the Health beat website ("health beat") work and to keep it safe (details below). In formal terms, Health beat, acting itself and through its subsidiaries, is the "data controller" of your personal information. This policy is effective since day one of a company begins Collection. The information posted on Health beat is obviously publicly available. Our servers are located in Nashik, India.

Health beat fetches two types of information from users
1. Information users submit; and
2.Information not directly submitted.

1). Information users submit
MEMBERS
There are two types of user-submitted information we collect Public and Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site at the behest of the member, such as gender, age, height, telephone number, photograph, email, address, etc. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through health beat website/application or allows the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site.

Public: To order to make the services of advertising to the relevant targeted members, we gather personal information, which may or may not include: customer-specified Health Beat username, gender, profession, telephone number, general geographic location, photograph, and postal address.

Private: This information is gathered from members and guests who apply for the various services our site offers. This information includes, but is not limited to: email address, first name, last name, credit/debit card number or checking account information for payment, a user-specified password, mailing address, zip code, and telephone number. FRAMING: We utilize framing techniques to make it appear that the user is still on the web site when they are actually on a third party web site.

2. information not directly submitted
AGGREGATE: This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site.

. What does Health Beat do with the information it collects/tracks?
. Health Beat uses the information it collects in the following ways:

Information users submit
MEMBERS

Public: Public information supplied by members is information intended to be viewed by visitors to the site. This information is used by visitors for searching, researching and selecting Doctors/Hospitals for their purposes. All members also have an option to post their telephone number.

Private: We primarily use member's email addresses to verify enrollment and to send system emails on behalf of other members. Email addresses are not disclosed to members. We may also use a user's email address to send news regarding our site or our group sites. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for services. All other private information submitted by the user is confidential and is not disclosed except as required by law or to protect members of Health Beat. All private information except financial information submitted during the process of a financial transaction & certain account-related information collected at the time of registration can be updated or deleted by the user at any time.

Information not directly submitted
We use your server IP address and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website. We may store member login ids of users and their IP addresses for certain activities they perform for security purposes in order to track down the person in case of illegal activities.

Q. With who does Health Beat share the information it collects/tracks?
Except where you are expressly informed on the site or as described in this privacy policy we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information. However, we reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Q. Is Health beat use Cookies?
Health Beat uses cookies to deliver various services and to keep track of your personal preferences. A cookie is a small text file that can be entered into the memory of your browser to:-
.help a website recognize repeat users;
.facilitate the user's ongoing access to and use of the site;
.allow a site to track usage behavior;
.compile aggregate data for content improvements; and
.Undertake targeted advertising.

Q. Do Health Beat use user GPS location?
Yes, Health Beat uses users GPS location to Locate nearest service providers.

Q. Is it necessary to always allow GPS location?
No, Users can make GPS location disable then Health Beat will show data according to default settings.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers contain a function that allows a user to deny the cookie feature. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Please note that the use of cookies is a necessary part of the Health Beat technology and is necessary if you wish to access Health Beat. Disabling the cookie feature on your browser or deleting cookie files from your computer will render you unable to access certain features on Health Beat and participate in its services. Cookies may also be necessary to provide the user with certain features such as customized delivery of information. Consequently, cookies we serve are tied to the user's personally identifiable information.

Health Beat uses cookies to provide its services, to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit different pages on our site, and for other purposes.

Please note: cookies are used only to recollect information sent to your computer from Health Beat. We cannot access any information not sent by Health Beat. Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Data Security.
When our registration/order process asks you to enter sensitive information (such as a credit/debit card number), such information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect your information offline. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during the transaction and once we receive it. All your information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Data Security. We use a number of mechanisms (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect the security and integrity of your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

Confidentiality of Information. Users who use any of the features on Health Beat agree and accept that they have been fully informed by Health Beat that the use of features may lead to publication, to all users of Health Beat, of any personal information posted by them while using any specific feature on Health Beat. Users further agree that the authenticity of, and consequences from the posting by users of any personal information of themselves or any other person, are the sole responsibility of the user. Users further agree and accept that the terms of the Privacy Policy will be applicable to the use of all features, existing and new. However, the Users agree and accept that confidentiality of information posted on such features has been waived by the Users of such features themselves.

General. We may update, upgrade, modify (partially &/or fully) this policy at any time. If we or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, we may share personal information with another company, but this policy will continue to apply. Send questions about this policy to info@HealthBeat.com.

If you have any queries relating to the processing/ usage of information provided by you or Health Beat's Privacy Policy, you may email at mail id or write to us at info@HealthBeat.com