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Siegel's Practice Review Privacy Policy

Effective: March, 2003

1. Purpose and Scope

This policy discloses what information we gather about you when you visit or use our services or buy any products from us. It describes how we use that information in detail.

2. Information Siegel's Practice Review gathers and tracks

Siegel's Practice Review collects two kinds of information about users: 1) data that users volunteer by signing up to receive news and product information, completing surveys, or buying directly from us; and 2) aggregated tracking data we collect when users interact with us.

3. Personal information

We use the personal information you provide voluntarily to send information you've requested and to fulfill orders. The specific use of your personal information varies, depending on how you contact us:

  • When you subscribe to Siegel's Practice Review to receive our monthly print newsletter and/or utilize our web site services or receive product information, you must provide an email address. We never sell or rent to anyone the email address you provide when subscribing to our services.
  • When you order a Siegel's Practice Review subscription, either in print form or digitally through our web site, we add you to our mailing list and will contact you only regarding Siegel's Practice Review.
  • When you respond to a survey, we may ask for your name, address, and email address. We release personal information only when necessary to comply with the law or to protect the rights of Siegel's Practice Review and our subscribers and users. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

4. Aggregated tracking information

We analyze visitors' use of our site by tracking information such as pageviews, traffic flow, search terms, and click through. We use this information to improve our sites.

5. Log Files

We use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, and track user movement. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

6. Cookie usage

We use "cookie" technology to manage subscriber page access and to track user traffic patterns. A cookie is a block of data that a Web server stores on a client system. When a user returns to the same Web site, the browser sends a copy of the cookie back to the server. Our cookies are used to identify users, to allow paid subscribers access to our article database, to submit account information for the user, and for other administrative purposes. Cookies make visiting a website easier for you by saving your preferences while you are at the site. The use of cookies is an industry standard and you will find them at many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to access some areas of the site, its features or functions. Cookies cannot be used to access private information from a user's hard drive.

7. Surveys

We may run surveys on our site in which we ask our users for contact information (like their email address). We may use the customer contact information from the entry form to send the user information about our company and its products, or to contact them when it becomes necessary (notices like new services, subscription changes, etc...).

8. Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. All the data regarding users, their computers' system information and benchmark results are stored on a server. This server is located in a locked and guarded space and only authorized Siegel's Practice Review personnel have access to the database containing given user names and passwords.

9. Notification of Changes

If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on If we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users via email giving them the opportunity to "opt-out", i.e., bar such different use.

10. Reviewing personal data

You can review and validate the information that we have collected about you by logging into your account at and reviewing your personal account information.

11. Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with it, just

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