Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to the Medical Education Institute (MEI). We understand that your health is a personal, private subject, and we want you to feel comfortable visiting Home Dialysis Central and using its services. This privacy policy will tell you what information we collect, how we protect it, and what choices you have about how that information is used. We urge you to read this privacy policy so that you will understand both our commitment to you and to your privacy.

Personal information we collect

We ask for information in several areas of the Home Dialysis Central website, should you choose to provide it: discussion boards, patient stories, contributions, and free membership. Information we request may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, cause of kidney problem, level of education, and attitudes or opinions about Home Dialysis Central. Required information is indicated by an asterisk (*). All other information is optional.

We may also collect information about you and your use of our site through the use of cookies. Cookies are transferred to and stored on your computer to allow us to know how often you visit our site and what you do while on our site. This information helps us know how many people are using our site and why, so we can ensure the impact of Home Dialysis Central.

How we use your information

When you contact Home Dialysis Central, we enter your name and identifying information into our private database to track requests and trends. We never release or sell personal information gathered on Home Dialysis Central to any outside parties. We will contact you only if you indicate a willingness to talk to us. If you make a comment, it will never be connected with your full name or identifying information.

What is not covered

Any information (including personal and medical information) that you reveal in a public forum (a forum, mail list, chat room, or event) is NOT subject to this privacy policy. This information can be seen by third parties outside of the MEI and may be used by them to contact you or for unauthorized purposes. If you link to a third-party site from Home Dialysis Central, any information you reveal on that site is not subject to this privacy policy. Consult the privacy policies of each site you visit.

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us. Be sure to explicitly state your issues and provide us with as much information as you can. We will respond as soon as possible.