Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us at Refocus Group, Inc (“REFOCUS”). This privacy policy (“Policy”) applies to REFOCUS Web sites (“Sites”) and explains how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. Please be sure to read this entire Policy before using, or submitting information to our Sites.

Your Consent

By using this Site, you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this Site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Collected

We collect information from you in various ways when you use our Sites. We may collect personal information you directly provide on our Sites. In addition, we may collect personal information you generate as a user of our Sites. Information we may collect includes name, email address, and phone number.

In addition, some information may be automatically collected when you visit our Sites. For example, it is standard for your Web browser to automatically send information to every Web site you visit, including ours. That information includes your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and referring Web site addresses. We may also collect information about your computer’s operating system and information about your usage and activity on our Sites. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our user-base as a whole.

Cookies

We may automatically collect certain information through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small data files that are stored on your hard drive by a Web site, which the site may then use to identify you on your next visit. Among other things, the use of cookies helps us to improve our Sites and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are most popular, to count the number of computers accessing our Sites, to personalize your experience, and to remember your preferences.

We link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our Site. If you prefer not to receive cookies on this Site, you can set your browser (such as internet explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can set your browser not to accept cookies, but if you do so or if you reject a cookie, you may not be able to access some of the features or services of our Sites.

If our third-party vendors, consultants and other service providers (“Service Providers”) use cookies, their use is not covered by this privacy statement. We do not have access or control over those cookies. Our Service Providers use session ID cookies to collect data in order to enable us to provide a better user experience.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads. Google’s use of first-party cookies (such as Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) enables it to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Sites and other sites on the Internet. Additionally these cookies are used to generate a report on how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our Sites. Users may opt out of the use of the cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy here.

Use of Personal Information We Collect

We use your personal information to provide you with services, to operate and improve our Sites, to send you messages, and for other purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you on our Sites or in connection with our services. For example, we may use the information we collect from you on our Sites:

  • to register you for an account with us;
  • to process your application to become a partner;
  • to personalize and improve your experience on our Sites;
  • to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • to deliver service messages and other services and content you request and to send information related to accounts and services, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • to send you information about new promotions, products, and services offered by REFOCUS and our selected partners;
  • to conduct an aggregated analysis of the performance of promotions; and
  • to use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online.

REFOCUS may store and process personal information in the United States or in other countries.

Sharing of Personal Information

We use third parties, such as a credit card processing company to bill you for services, an email service provider to send out emails on our behalf, a company to provide our forums, and an employment resources company to process job applications. When you sign up for our services, we will share the personal information you provide only as necessary for the third party to provide that service.

We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as described above and as follows:

  • with Service Providers who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us; to (a) comply with laws or respond to lawful requests and legal process, (b) protect the rights and property of REFOCUS, our agents, members, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use, or (c) respond to an emergency or protect the personal safety of any person in the good faith belief that disclosure is needed for that purpose; and in connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company. In any such event, we will provide notice if your data is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Security of Your Personal Information

REFOCUS takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable.

If you use a password on our Sites, you are responsible for keeping it confidential. Do not share it with any other person. If you believe your password has been misused, please advise us immediately.

Choices About Use of Your Information

You may “opt-out” of receiving promotional emails from REFOCUS by following the instructions in those emails. You may also send requests relating to promotional messages and your permission for sharing information with third parties for their marketing purposes by emailing admin@Refocus-Group.com.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account, request that we no longer use your information to provide you services or delete your personal information, contact us at admin@Refocus-Group.com. You can also write us at the address in the Questions About This Policy section below. If you send us a letter, please provide your name, address, email address, and detailed information about the change you would like to make. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct personally identifiable information in our possession, or delete information in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site upon request.

Notice to Residents of Countries Outside the US

REFOCUS is headquartered in the United States of America. Your Personal Information may be accessed by or transferred to the United States or to our affiliates and data processors elsewhere in the world. By providing us with your Personal Information, you consent to this transfer to the US, which your country may not consider to provide for adequate privacy protections. We will always protect the privacy and security of your personal information as expressed in this policy, regardless of where it is processed or stored.

Privacy Policies of Third Parties

This Privacy Statement only addresses the use and disclosure of information by REFOCUS. We may provide links to outside websites or advertisements for third parties that have their own privacy policies and data collection, use, and disclosure practices. Our business partners have their own privacy policies as well. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by all third parties prior to providing them with information or taking advantage of an offer or promotion.

Children’s Privacy

The REFOCUS Sites and applications are not intended to attract children, and we do not knowing collect any Personal Information of anyone under the age of 13. If you believe your child is using our website, please contact us at admin@Refocus-Group.com.

Public Forums

Our Sites offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at admin@Refocus-Group.com, or write to us at Refocus Group, Inc., 6A Liberty Street, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 USA (214) 368-0200.

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