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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP). Our current privacy practices are outlined below. We may modify this information periodically, so please check back for updates on our current policies regarding information gathering and dissemination.

Disclaimers: COMSEP tries to ensure that all information on this website is accurate but does not guarantee that it is. This website contains scientific and educational information, but its contents do not constitute medical advice.

Links: This website contains links to other Internet sites. COMSEP is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those sites. We encourage users to be aware of this when they leave this website and to read the privacy statements of the other sites they visit.

Collection and Use of Information:"Personal Identifying Information" is your name, street address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other information that might identify you individually. The COMSEP does not collect this information from a user of this web site, except where you send it to COMSEP voluntarily. Notwithstanding any of the above, we may release membership lists or personal identifying information already obtained if we determine that release is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce or apply our contractual rights or obligations, to protect the rights, property, or safety of COMSEP, our members, or others, or to establish a legal claim or defense.

"Non-personal Information", e.g., IP addresses or type of web browser you are using, may be collected to be used in aggregate to create statistics for the web site and the system administration. This analysis of traffic to the web site and pages visited permits us to design the web site to best suit our users' interests. We do not use nonřpersonal information to identify you on an individual basis. We may place "cookies" on the computers of visitors; these cookies enable you to return to the web site and use its services without logging in and identifying yourself each time. We do not use cookies to track your activities other than those on our web site.

Access and Correction of Information: If you wish to review the information that we have collected from you (e.g., to confirm that we have your correct address), please contact us at We will provide you with the opportunity to correct any errors.

Security: The COMSEP has security practices in place to ensure the privacy of our users. For example, the membership database is on a secure area of the web server. However, even with these safeguards, there is no absolute guarantee of security from interception or unauthorized access. In the unlikely event of a breach despite our efforts, the COMSEP shall not be responsible for the breach.