The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is a top priority for POGOe. This policy describes the ways we collect, use and protect your personal information. You accepted this policy when you registered for your POGOe account. We may amend this policy at any time by posting a revised version on our website. The revised version will be effective at the time we post it. Reviewing this page periodically or before you provide us with additional personally identifiable information is recommended.

How we collect information about you

When you visit the POGOe website, we collect your IP address and standard web log information, such as your browser type and the pages you accessed on our website. If you open an account, we collect your name, institution, email and other optional information you choose to fill out.

If you request faculty-restricted materials (such as some assessment materials), we will require you to provide additional information that we can use to verify your faculty status, such as position/title at your institution and contact information of your administrative representative.

How we use the personal information we collect

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to:

  • provide the services and customer support you request;
  • send notices about your product submissions;
  • prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Use;
  • customize, measure, and improve our services and the content and layout of our website;
  • send you update notices and newsletters; and
  • compile statistical data.

How we share personal information with other users

Your personal information and e-mail address will not be revealed to third parties.

How we share personal information with other parties

We may share your personal information:

  • if we need to do so to comply with law; or
  • with your consent or direction to do so.

POGOe will not sell any of your personal information to third parties and only shares your personal information with third parties as described in this policy.

How you can access or change your personal information

You can review and edit your personal information at any time by logging in to your account and clicking the My Account link.

How you can contact us about privacy questions

Should you have any questions or concerns related to this privacy notice, please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.

Last modified 08/25/2009