In order to become a LinkingHealthProfessionals member, you must first create an account. To create an account you are required to provide the following information:
An activation email will be sent to the account you provide; this process allows us to verify the validity of your email account. You will not be able to access the system until you receive the message.
Once you become a member you have the option to provide additional information under the Profile section, where you can include basic contact details, indicate your skills and describe your interests and mentorship needs. Providing additional information beyond what is required when you register for membership is entirely optional however, it does enable you to better identify yourself to others in LinkingHealthProfessionals.
When you enter LinkingHealthProfessionals we collect your browser type, IP address, your computer operating system and the name of your ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the LinkingHealthProfessionals system.
In addition, we collect certain information from your browser using "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data which resides on your computer and allows LinkingHealthProfessionals to recognize you as a member when you return to our site when using the same computer and web browser.
There are 2 types of cookies that are used in LinkingHealthProfessionals:
LinkingHealthProfessionals is an online service dedicated to helping healthcare professionals more effectively connect with one another. The personal identifiable information you choose to provide on the site is used to help you describe yourself and your needs to other users. Other information that does not personally identify you as an individual is collected by LinkingHealthProfessionals from the site (e.g. utilization patterns) and is owned exclusively by LinkingHealthProfessionals. This information can be utilized by LinkingHealthProfessionals at its sole discretion as it deems appropriate.
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information when required by law. We will disclose such information where we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with a court order, an ongoing judicial proceeding or other legal process served on our company, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
In order to secure your personal information, access to your data on LinkingHealthProfessionals is password-protected. To protect any data you store on our servers we regularly audit our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks; we use a tier-one secured access data centre.