Privacy Statement

The University of Oklahoma Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to protecting your privacy and the use of technology that gives you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the website and governs data collection and usage. By using the website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

OUDEM collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your profession.

OUDEM encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from OUDEM so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of OUDEM.

Use of Your Personal Information

OUDEM collects and uses your personal information to operate the website and deliver the services you have requested. We also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available and to communicate with you.

OUDEM does not disclose your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) to third parties.

OUDEM keeps track of the pages our users visit within the website, in order to determine what OUDEM offerings are the most popular.

OUDEM will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the OUDEM site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of OUDEM; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of OUDEM, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The OUDEM website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as  addresses, and so on. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the services or websites you visit.

Changes to This Statement

OUDEM will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company policy changes and feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

Contact Information

OUDEM welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact OUDEM. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.