By accessing any area of www.biomedicinenutrition.ca, (the “Website”) the user acknowledges this notice and agrees to the terms and conditions set out below.
Information on this site is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Customer reviews are provided for informational purposes only. Customer testimonials reflect the individual reviewer’s results and experiences only and are not verified or endorsed by Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc.
Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and visitors. Personal information received by Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. is not shared or sold.
Like most standard Web site servers, we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. does provide links to other web sites but is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other sites.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
If we plan to utilize users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify users by posting a prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days.
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. owns and operates the www.biomedicinenutrition.ca Website and related words, domain names and logos are trademarks and the property of Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.
The material contained on www.biomedicinenutrition.ca , including all content, site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof are Copyright Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
No material from the website, operated, licensed or controlled by Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc., may be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted or distributed.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
The website (excluding linked web sites) is controlled by Biomedicine Holistic Healing Clinic Inc. from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. The website can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions has laws that may differ from those of the Province of Ontario, by accessing the website, the user agrees that all matters relating to access to, or use of, the website, or any other hyperlinked website, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. The user also agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Ontario and acknowledges that the user does so voluntarily and is responsible for complying with local laws.
The website and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities.
We are committed to protecting your privacy, and will not share your information if you have asked us not to do so. We understand that your health information is personal to you and we are committed to protecting it from disclosure to unauthorized persons. Release and use of client information is in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 and its regulations.
When you subscribe to a Metabolic Balance program, we collect your name, email address, mailing address, credit card number and expiration date. This information allows us to process and customize your plan, and to notify you of your plan’s status. We also use this information to notify you about changes to our website, new Metabolic Balance products and services and special offers that we think you will find valuable.
We use health information about you for counselling, to obtain payment for counselling, for administrative purposes, and to evaluate the quality of care and service that you receive.
We may use the personal health information we collect from you for any of the following purposes: to fulfill your orders for products or services; to remind you of a scheduled appointment; to remind you that you are due for a new appointment; to describe alternative services that may be of benefit to you; to provide you with offers; to contact you when necessary; to review site usage and operations; to address problems with our website, our business or our products and services; to protect the security or integrity of the website and our business.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
Your personal information will only be stored if you provide these on your own initiative, for example in connection with a registration, an application, a consent form, a survey, a contest, in the performance of a contract or if you otherwise participate in features of our program or website that ask for personal information.
In addition, if you purchase or otherwise request a product, publication or promotional offering from us you may be required to provide your contact and/or payment information (such as a credit card number) in order for us to process your request.
You may be given the opportunity to consent to receive future promotional communications from us. If you opt-in to receive such communications, we may use the information to: communicate with you regarding our products, services and promotions; provide you with other information that you request; and/or improve our product and service offerings. You will always have the opportunity to “unsubscribe” from receiving e-mail or other communications at any time.
As any e-mail communications between you and GET Nutrition Consulting Inc. are not encrypted, we cannot guarantee the security of messages that are exchanged between you and GET Nutrition Consulting Inc. For this reason, e-mail should not be used to communicate certain sensitive types of information that you would prefer to not have discussed over e-mail.
Use of Non-Personal Data
We also store certain non-personal data when you visit our website. This limited information includes the browser type which you use and the operating system used by your computer. Our internet server also stores the number of visitors to our web pages, the number of pages visited and the amount of time you spend on our web pages. However, none of this data contains personal information about you. We know neither your e-mail address nor other personal identification data, unless you communicate this to us.
We collect web traffic information via “cookies.” Cookies are small pieces of digital information stored by your browser, which track initial and returning visits, browsing patterns on our website and products ordered or viewed. Our cookies do not contain personally identifying information, but they enable us to identify you as a returning visitor and help us to personalize your Metabolic Balance experience.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children and we do not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13. If a child has already provided us with personal information, his or her parent or guardian may contact us for the purpose of deleting this information.
Web Beacons, Pixel Tags and Third Party Cookies
Metabolic Balance. or third parties engaged by us, may use web beacons on some pages of this website. A web beacon (also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF) is a graphic image which is used to better understand the browsing patterns of visitors to the website.
When the HTML code for the web beacon points to a site to retrieve the pixel image, information can be passed along such as: the IP address of the computer that requested the image; the time the web beacon was viewed and for how long; the type of browser that was used; previously set cookie values. Web beacons do not pass or read personally identifiable information about you.
Protecting Client Information
We take the privacy and security of your personal information very seriously. We use the industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. We have taken certain physical, electronic, contractual and managerial steps to protect the information we collect from you. Unfortunately, no data transaction over the Internet can ever be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we are committed to protecting your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. All third parties that obtain personal information from us (e.g. service providers that perform functions on our behalf) are contractually required to protect your confidentiality and personal information in a manner consistent with this policy, and/or required by law.
Some or all of the personal information we collect may be stored or processed on servers located outside your jurisdiction of residence, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts or law enforcement in those jurisdictions according to laws in those jurisdictions. Subject to applicable laws in such other jurisdictions, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that appropriate protections are in place to require the data processor in that country to maintain protections on the personal information that are equivalent to those that apply in the country in which you live.
Third Party Websites
Metabolic Balance may periodically ask clients to participate in online surveys or fill out online questionnaires concerning topics such as the effectiveness of the Metabolic Balance program, advertising effectiveness and customer satisfaction. All surveys and questionnaires are optional and the information collected will not be associated with any user’s personal information. Information gathered may be shared with third parties in order to improve customer satisfaction and program effectiveness. No personal information of any user will be connected to survey or questionnaire results.
Disclosure of Information To Outside Parties
Your information may be shared with reputable third party agents of Metabolic Balance in connection with the preparation of a nutrition plan for you unless you have expressly asked us not to, if required by law, or to protect the rights or property of Metabolic Balance. Your information will be shared with Metabolic Balance, GmbH (our licensor and founder of the Metabolic Balance program, located in Germany) and any of its associates and employees who may reasonably need access to this information in order to create your personal dietary plan and monitor quality assurance. Metabolic Balance also shares your personal information with blood laboratories in Ontario in order to customize a Metabolic Balance plan that is designed for your particular needs. The disclosure of this information is an essential component in the successful delivery to you of effective Metabolic Balance plans.
GET Nutrition Consulting Inc. shares information with third party intermediaries for billing purposes, and with other third party intermediaries that provide a service to us to help us operate our business.
We may disclose your personal information under certain limited conditions, as follows: as necessary, if we believe that there has been a violation of our Terms and Conditions, of the law, of our rights or of the rights of any third party; to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted or required by law; if our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets; if you have given us permission to share your account information with other members of your household.
Access to Your Information
Your Consent and Notification of Change
Metabolic Balance assumes no responsibility for incorrect information and contents generated or disseminated by participants and/or third parties.