People With Medicare
MyMedicareMatters PRIVACY STATEMENT
LAST UPDATED: November 18, 2005
The National Council on the Aging and My Medicare Matters respect that privacy is important to you. The Information (as defined below) that we collect about you will be maintained and used in accordance with this privacy statement and applicable laws, rules and regulations. We may change this statement from time to time so we ask that you revisit this privacy statement to be sure that you are familiar with our current policies. In the event we make any changes to this privacy statement we will post these changes on this web site together with the date on which we made the most recent changes.
Collection of Information
This site may collect personally identifiable information about you, such as address, e-mail address, or other similar information ("Information") when you voluntarily submit it to us or when you give permission to others to share such Information with us. The Information we collect may be used to send you emails about events or programs that you may find useful, or to contact you. Any Information you provide to us is held on a secured web server (a computer that stores web documents, allowing users to access web pages using web client software). We will not transfer, sell or rent Information to anyone.
We also collect non-personally identifiable information relating to such matters as: the total number of visits to our web sites, the number of visitors to each page of our web sites, the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of our visitors, and the time spent on our web sites. We use this information to understand how our visitors use our web sites so we can improve the customer experience. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and for purposes of system administration. From time to time we may also share non-personally identifiable information with others.
My Medicare Matters reserves the right to share your Information in order to respond to authorized information requests of government authorities or where required by law.
As a convenience to you, My Medicare Matters provides links from this web site to other web sites maintained by independent third parties. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected on the My Medicare Matters web site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites such as BenefitsCheckUpRx and Medicare.gov, even if we provide links to them. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this site and to read the privacy policies of any web site that you may visit.
Please be advised that although we have tried to create a secured and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when conveying personally identifiable information over the Internet. When disclosing any personally identifiable information, you should remain mindful that such information might be accessible by the public and, consequently, may be collected and used by others without your consent. You should also recognize that your use of the Internet and this site is solely at your own risk.
We welcome your questions and comments regarding this privacy statement and the use of your Information. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or about our use of Information, or if you would like to request any changes be made to your Information, please contact My Medicare Matters using the “Contact Us” button on the utility bar below.