Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the use of www.docmeet.in We highly value your privacy and make this policy easily available throughout our site to assist you in understanding the handling of information in the course of using this site.

DocMeet site lets people gain Healthcare information and get Online medical consultation. DocMeet website is a site for general public and it prohibits the use of this site for children less than 13 years of age.

DocMeet may change/alter the Privacy Policy depending on the then applicable laws and rules and regulations. This will be intimated by administrator or webmaster by posting on the DocMeet site. If you continue to use DocMeet site then it will be construed that you accept the changes/alterations of the Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend that from time to time you keep reviewing the Privacy Policy.

Log Files and Cookies  

DocMeet website utilizes industry standard analytics packages which gathers limited information on visitors to our website automatically, and stores this anonymous information in server log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, basic IP information, referring pages, operating system used and date/time stamps. This information does not identify individual users; it is used only for site administration, as well as for analysis of website usage and trends.

Additionally, cookies may be used to provide easier and faster access to website features such as logins and/or repeat visits.  Cookies are very small text files that are stored on personal computers for reference purposes. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you have submitted while on our site.

There could be advertisers on our website referred to as 3rd party advertisers and whose advertisements may also contain cookies set by those companies or other

Internet advertising companies referred to as 3rd party cookies. DocMeet is in no way liable for these 3rd party cookies and users of DocMeet are strongly requested to review the Privacy policies of the 3rd party advertiser or the Internet advertiser. We have no access to or administration abilities over any cookies that are used by any advertisers on our site.   

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when your browser is closed, and a persistent cookie may stay on your hard drive for an extended period. Session cookies make it easier for you to navigate our site; persistent cookies can perform such activities as storing your password for forums or blogs so you do not have to sign in every time you visit those areas, and/or may be used to enable us to track and target the interests of our users so as to enhance the overall experience of using our site.

Links to Other Websites

DocMeet website may contain links to other sites that are not controlled in any way by us. Please be aware of this when you click on any such links; we are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or policies of any website other than our own. Consequently, we strongly suggest that you review the privacy policy of every website you visit, whether or not they are linked to by our own site.

Registration and Use of Personal Information

Registration is required in order to use or access this website. This site also has forums, message boards available to its users. One time registration is enough for you to use these features.

If you do register, and in the process provide us with personally identifiable information, rest assured that any such information you provide will not be shared with any third-party organization except with your express consent.

Please note that if you post comments or articles to any forum, blog or message board on this site, any personally identifiable information you provide in those comments or articles may be read, collated and used by anyone viewing them. As such, we are not responsible for personally identifiable information you may choose to make available through these channels.

DocMeet Members can change their Registration Data and Profile Information at any time and can control how Visitors, other Members communicate with them controlling their account settings, available within the “Edit Profile” portion of their user profile

We at DocMeet would communicate from time to time with the users of our website through postings at websites or through email address registered with us.

These communications will include our regular updations, upgradations, new feature launches, announcements, and any other information that we feel may be pertinent to the visitor.

Again, if you provide us with your email address and/or name for the purposes of receiving communications from us, this information will not be shared with any third- party organization except with your express consent.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer wish us to possess your information, you may request correction, updating, or deletion of your information by visiting the Update Profile link within your profile.

Security

We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore as is the case with any organization - we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information.

You may submit any questions you may have about our security procedures by emailing us by visiting the contact us page.  

Links to Other Websites

This website may contain links to other sites that are not controlled in any way by us. Please be aware of this when you click on any such links; we are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or policies of any website other than our own.

Consequently, we strongly suggest that you  review the privacy policy of every website you visit, whether or not they are linked to by our own site.

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/orto comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.

Contact Details

you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, or you wish to contact us by postal mail, or email and our contact information is as follows: privacy@docmeet.in


DOCMEET is engaged in the business of providing internet healthcare resources to connect individuals with physicians, licensed therapists and other licensed healthcare practitioners in real time, via live streaming video, telephone and/or secure e-mail for the diagnosis and treatment of patients over the Internet, as well as providing other types of administrative services (the “Services”).


II. INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED 

In order to use the Services, you are asked to enter an e-mail address and password, which we refer to as your DOCMEET ID or credentials. After you create your ID, you can use the same credentials to log in to DOCMEET's website and utilize the Services. This log in process will allow you to manage your account, it will allow you to search physicians, make appointments, attend appointments, etc. 

The first time you log in to DOCMEET's website to utilize the Services, you will be asked to create an account also known as your profile. To create an account, you must provide personal information such as name, address, telephone number, date of birth, e-mail address, gender, and other pertinent data that will be available for you to share with your Provider.

DOCMEET will use the e-mail address you provide when you create your account to send you an e-mail requesting that you validate your account. Your e-mail address may also be used by DOCMEET to provide appointment reminders, changes in appointments, messages from your physician, or Health related Programs as described in this Notice and the Terms of Use. DocMeet will use your e-mail address as the primary means to reset your username and password. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any other third parties and will not be used for advertising or sales purposes.

DOCMEET creates a record of the care and services you receive. Some examples of the information collected or created through this process are video and/or audio files associated with all consultations, electronic medical records that may be uploaded or created as a result of treatment, and medical test results.

Uses and Disclosures of Medical Records

DOCMEET is permitted to use and disclose your Medical Records for purposes of (i) Treatment, (ii) Payment, and (iii) Health Care Operations as follows:

For Treatment. DOCMEET may use or disclose your Medical records to facilitate treatment or the provision of health care services to a Provider for purposes of a consultation or in connection with the provision of follow-up treatment. DOCMEET may share your Medical records with doctors, nurses, technicians, students or other DOCMEET workers. For example, departments may share your MEDICAL RECORDS to plan your care. This may include prescriptions, lab work, and x-rays. DOCMEET may share your MEDICAL RECORDS with people not at DOCMEET including, but not limited to, referring physicians and home health care nurses who are treating you or providing follow-up care. 

For Payment. DOCMEET may use and disclose your Medical Records with others who help pay for your care such as health insurers or health plans in connection with the processing and payments of claims and other charges. 

Business Associates. DOCMEET may contract with outside businesses to provide some services. For example, DOCMEET may use the services of transcription, laboratories or collection agencies. Each contracted party must enter into a Business Associate agreement with DOCMEET, which requires said third party businesses to protect MEDICAL RECORDS that is shared with them in accordance with the restrictions outlined in this Privacy Notice. Furthermore, MEDICAL RECORDS will only be provided to third party businesses for the limited scope of performing required services to help facilitate treatment, payment, and health care operations to you. 

For Appointment Reminders. DOCMEET may contact you to remind you about your appointment for medical care. 

People Involved In Your Care. With your permission, DOCMEET may share your Medical Records with a family member or friend who helps with your medical care. We may share your Medical records with a group helping with disaster relief efforts. We do this so your family can be told about your location and condition. If you are not present or able to say no, we may use our judgment to decide if sharing your MEDICAL RECORDS is in your best interest. 

Research. In support of telemedicine and ehealth initiatives, DOCMEET may use and disclose your MEDICAL RECORDS for research. DOCMEET will only use and disclose information for research if DOCMEET receives your written consent, or if a review committee that meets Federal standards says DOCMEET does not need your consent. 

As Required By Law. DOCMEET may use and disclose your MEDICAL RECORDS when required to do so by national, state or local law. 

To Prevent A Serious Threat To Health Or Safety. DOCMEET may use and disclose your MEDICAL RECORDS to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety and that of others. DOCMEET will only disclose your MEDICAL RECORDS with persons who can help prevent the threat. 

Lawsuits and Disputes. If you are in a lawsuit or a dispute, DOCMEET may share your MEDICAL RECORDS in response to a court order, legal demand or other lawful process. 

Law Enforcement. DOCMEET may share MEDICAL RECORDS if asked to do so by a law enforcement official under limited circumstances as follows:

  • to report certain types of wounds;
  • to respond to a court order, subpoena, warrant, summons or similar process;
  • to identify or locate a suspect, fugitive, material witness, or missing person;
  • about the victim of a crime, if under certain limited circumstances, DOCMEET is unable to obtain the victim's agreement.