Privacy Policy

At Medcurial, we respect and value your privacy. We are committed to help protect the security of your personal information. We appreciate your trust and shall use your information carefully and sensibly. This Privacy Policy specifies the standards for protecting your personal information.

Collection and Use of Information you provide – When you sign up for our newsletters or other Medcurial service or promotion that requires registration, we ask you for personal information (such as your name and email address). For these services, we give you the opportunity to opt out, in which case, you may send an e-mail, clearly stating in the subject line your intention to be excluded.

When you visit Medcurial, we may send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. The use of cookies is to improve the quality of our service by storing user preferences and tracking user trends. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Medcurial features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

User Communications – When you send email or other communication to Medcurial we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Links – Medcurial may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our search technology, customized content and advertising.

Other Sites – This Privacy Policy applies to web sites and services that are owned and operated by Medcurial. We do not exercise control over the sites displayed as search results or links from within our various services. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Medcurial only processes personal information for the purposes described in the applicable Privacy Policy and/or privacy notice for specific services. In addition to the above, such purposes include, though not necessarily limited to:

  • Providing our products and services to users, including the display of customized content and advertising
  • Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services
  • Ensuring the technical functioning of our network
  • Developing new services

Medcurial processes personal information on our servers in the United States, the Republic of the Philippines and in other countries. In some cases, we process personal information on a server outside your own country. We may process personal information to provide our own services. In some cases, we may process personal information on behalf of and according to the instructions of a third party, such as our advertising partners.

Choices for personal information When you sign up for a particular service that requires registration, we ask you to provide personal information. If we use this information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.If we propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes. We will not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, unless we have obtained your prior consent.You can decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in which case Medcurial may not be able to provide those services to you.

Information sharing Medcurial only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of Medcurial in the following limited circumstances:

  • We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
  • We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • We have a good faith and belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Medcurial, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
  • We may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who searched for a particular term or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. Such information does not identify you individually.

Please contact us at our office address for any additional questions about the management or use of personal data.

Enforcement Medcurial regularly reviews its compliance with this Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or Medcurial's treatment of personal information by contacting us or by writing to us at our office address: 5/F Orient Square Bldg. F Ortigas Jr. Road., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines 1605. When we receive formal written complaints at this address, it is Medcurial's policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Medcurial and an individual.

Changes to this policy Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Policy changes). Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.