(e.g., websites) owned and controlled by Distinct Dermatology, Inc., (“Distinct Dermatology”),
including the website located at getmystride.com (the “Site”), (collectively, referred to as the “Digital
Dermatology collects, uses, and shares information about you through its Digital Services.
Distinct Dermatology respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it as outlined in this
services, including any Digital Services. By accessing or using our services, you agree to this
services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes. Please read this
notice carefully to understand what we do. If you do not understand any aspects of our Privacy
Policy, please feel free to Contact Us as described at the end of this Policy.
to information we collect at and through the Site or from or through any use of our services,
contains links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by Distinct Dermatology.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We
encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and
every website that collects personal information.
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information that you directly provide to us when you seek
to use any of our services, including the Digital Services, request information from us, contact
customer support, or otherwise communicate with us or use our Site in a commercial manner. Our
services may present preliminary questions to customers, which may include:
Please note that Distinct Dermatology does not practice medicine or
provide medical care and does not collect personally identifiable health information from you.
If Distinct Dermatology connects you with a Provider, any information that you give to such
Provider is subject to privacy laws applicable to such Provider, as well as your Provider’s
Notice of Privacy Practices.
Information We Collect Automatically Through Your Use of our Site
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google,
Inc. (“Google”) to collect certain information relating to your use of the Site. Google
Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Site analyze
how users use the site. You can find out more about how Google uses data when you visit our Site
We may also use Google Analytics Advertising Features or other
advertising networks to provide you with interest-based advertising based on your online
activity. For more information regarding Google Analytics please visit Google’s website, and
pages that describe Google Analytics, such as:
Information Collected Through Cookies and Similar Technologies
technologies to receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our
Site through your computer or mobile device. A cookie is a small file containing a string of
characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the Site
again, the cookie allows the Site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store unique
identifiers, user preferences, and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all
cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some Site features or services may
not function properly without cookies. We use
cookies to improve the quality of our service, including storing user preferences, tracking user
trends, and providing relevant advertising to you. (See, “Advertising” below.)
No Information from Individuals Under the Age of 18
If you are under the age of 18, please do not attempt to register with
us at this Site or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we
have collected personal information from someone under 18, we will promptly delete that
information. If you believe we have collected personal information from someone under the age of
18, please Contact Us as described below.
To Provide Products, Services, and Information. We collect
information from you and use the information to:
Sharing with Third Parties.
Healthcare Providers. We share your personal information
with various healthcare affiliates, e.g., pharmacies, doctors, and relevant medical staff in
connection with your diagnosis and treatment.
Vendors and Services Providers. We may provide information
to third-party vendors and service providers that help us operate and manage our Digital
Services, process orders, and fulfill and deliver products and services that you request from
us. These vendors and service providers will have access to your personal information in order
to provide these services, but when this occurs, we implement reasonable contractual and
technical protections to limit their use of that information to help us provide the
Corporate Affiliates. We may share de-identified and
aggregated information with our other companies and people with whom we do business (namely, our
customers or other affiliates).
Advertising. We may use how you browse and shop in order
to show you ads for Distinct Dermatology or our advertising partners that are more relevant to
advertising to you. Interest-based ads are ads presented to you based on your browsing behavior
in order to provide you with ads more tailored to your interests. These interest-based ads may
be presented to you while you are browsing our site or third-party sites not owned by Distinct
We belong to ad networks that may use your browsing activity across
participating websites to show you interest-based advertisements on those websites. Currently,
our Site does not recognize if your browser sends a “do not track” signal or similar mechanism
to indicate you do not wish to be tracked or receive interest-based ads. To learn more about
interest-based advertisements and opt-out rights and options, visit the following
Please note that if you choose to opt-out, you will continue to see
ads, but they will not be based on your online activity.
Social Media. If you use third-party services, such as
Facebook, Google, or Twitter, to share information about your experience on the Site with
others, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including
information about your activity on the Site, and they may notify your connections on the
third-party services about your use of the Site, in accordance with their own privacy
Public Posts and Activities. If you choose to engage in
public activities on the Site, you should be aware that any information you share there can be
read, collected, or used by other users of these areas. You should use caution in disclosing
personal information while participating in these areas. We are not responsible for the
information you choose to submit in these public areas. Any user posting in these public areas
understands and acknowledges that there is no expectation of privacy for the information in
these public areas.
Your Consent. In addition to the sharing described
elsewhere in this Policy, we will share personal information with companies, organizations, or
individuals outside of Distinct Dermatology when we have your consent to do so.
Legal Proceedings. We will share personal information with
third-party companies, organizations, or individuals outside of Distinct Dermatology if we have
a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is
reasonably necessary to:
Transfer in the Event of Sale or Change of Control. If the
ownership of all or substantially all of our business changes or we otherwise transfer assets
relating to our business or the Site to a third party, such as by merger, acquisition,
bankruptcy proceeding or otherwise, we may transfer or sell your personal information to the new
owner. In such a case, unless permitted otherwise by applicable law, your information would
You can access and update certain information we have relating to your
online account by contacting us at email@example.com.
We use industry-standard physical, technical, and administrative
security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal
information. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot guarantee,
ensure, or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. There is no guarantee
that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our
physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Please note that emails and other communications
you send to us through our Site are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate
any confidential information through these means.
The Digital Services and its servers are operated in the United
States. Please be aware that your information may be transferred to, processed, maintained, and
used on computers, servers, and systems located outside of your state, province, country, or
other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your
jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use the Website and/or
the Digital Services, you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to such transfer,
processing, and use in the United States and elsewhere.
The Digital Services may contain links to external sites operated by
third parties. Distinct Dermatology has no control over the privacy practices or the content of
these external sites. As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of
use when visiting any other websites.
Distinct Dermatology 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 or
request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us using
the information below. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our
legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If you are a California resident, please click here for a supplemental
California Privacy Notice containing additional information about the processing of your
personal information and the rights granted to you by California law.
Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes permits a Nevada resident
to opt-out of future sales of certain covered information that a website operator has collected
or will collect about the resident. To submit such a request, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Nevada Opt-Out”
in the subject line.
provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy
If you have any questions, concerns, complaints, or suggestions
Us by emailing us at email@example.com.
of the State of California (“consumers” or “you”) and is supplemental to the information
Capitalized terms not defined in this CPP shall have the same meaning
This CPP provides you, consumers, with additional information on how
Distinct Dermatology collects, uses, discloses, and otherwise processes Personal Information of
individual consumers who reside in the State of California, either online or offline, within the
scope of the CCPA.
How We Collect Personal Information
For purposes of this CCP, the term “Personal Information” means
information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated
with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or
household. Personal Information does not include:
In the last 12 months, we have collected the following categories of
Personal Information from the categories of sources and for the purposes listed
Identifiers, including your name, address, phone
number, email address, date of birth, or other similar identifiers.
California Customer Records (Cal. Civ. Code §
Internet/Network Information, such as device
information, log, and analytics data
Commercial Information, including shopping and
Protected Classification Characteristics, including
your age, race, veteran status, and gender.
The Personal Information that we collect may be used for any of the
How We May Disclose Personal Information
In the last 12 months, we have not made Personal Information available
to third parties for monetary or other valuable considerations. We do not “sell” Personal
Information as such term is generally understood. However, we do allow certain third-party
partners and providers to collect information about consumers directly through our services for
purposes of analyzing and optimizing our services and ads, providing content and ads that are
more relevant, measuring statistics and the success of ad campaigns, and detecting and reporting
fraud. To the extent this practice is interpreted to constitute a “sale” under the CCPA, please
see “To Exercise Your Right to Opt-Out of Personal Information Sales” section below.
Personal Information may have been made available to the services
services on our website. Such Personal Information includes the following categories of Personal
Information which reference the categories of Personal Information described above:
Your California Privacy Rights
As a California resident, you may be able to exercise the following
rights in relation to the Personal Information about you that we have collected (subject to
certain limitations at law and the Personal Information definition exclusions noted
How to Exercise Your California Privacy Rights
email address you provided, by a prominent posting on our Site, or through other appropriate
means of communication. All changes shall be effective from the date of publication unless
otherwise provided in the notification.
If you have any questions or requests in connection with this
Distinct Dermatology is committed to maintaining your privacy and we
take our responsibility for safeguarding this information very seriously. Distinct Dermatology
is required by law to provide you with this Notice so that you will understand how we may use or
share your “Protected Health Information” (“PHI”) or simply “health information.” PHI is
information we obtain to provide services to you and that can identify you. PHI includes your
name, medical conditions, health information and other information we use in your medical
treatment. We are required to adhere to the terms outlined in this Notice. If you have any
questions about this Notice, please contact Distinct Dermatology.
How we may use and disclose protected health information about you
The following categories describe the ways that we use and disclose
health information. Not every use or disclosure in a category will be listed. However, all of
the ways we are permitted to use and disclose information will fall into one of the
Other allowable uses of your health information
Other uses of health information
Other uses and disclosures of health information not covered by this
Notice or the laws that apply to us will be made only with your written permission. If you
provide us permission to use or disclose health information about you, you may revoke that
permission, in writing, at any time. If you revoke your permission, we will no longer use or
disclose health information about you for the reasons covered by your written authorization. You
understand that we are unable to take back any disclosures we have already made with your
permission, and that we are required to retain our records of the care that we provided to
Your rights regarding health information about you
Although your health record is the property of Distinct Dermatology, the information belongs to you. You have the following rights regarding your health
Changes to this notice
We reserve the right to change this Notice. We reserve the right to
make the revised or changed Notice effective for health information we already have about you as
well as any information we receive in the future. We will post a copy of the current Notice in
Distinct Dermatology and on the website. The Notice will specify the effective date on the first
page, in the bottom right-hand corner. In addition, if material changes are made to this Notice,
the Notice will contain an effective date for the revisions and copies can be obtained by
contacting Distinct Dermatology.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a
complaint with Distinct Dermatology or with the New Jersey Board of Pharmacy or Medical Board.
To file a complaint with Distinct Dermatology, contact Distinct Dermatology. All complaints must
be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint. You also have the
right to file a complaint with the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the