Privacy Statement

  1. Welcome to ASHCompanies.com.

    This Website is designed for informational purposes to be used by clients and other interested parties (each, a “User” or “you” ). This Website is owned and operated by American Specialty Health Incorporated on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively referred to collectively as “ASH” or “we” ).

    We value our Users and respect their privacy. We collect personal information in an effort to improve the user experience and to communicate information about our products and services. We are committed to using personal information responsibly.

    We will not release, sell, rent, or trade your personal information to any third party without your permission, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect our own rights and properties, or as expressly stated in this Privacy Statement. We consider personal information to include, but not be limited to, name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, user I.D. and passwords, and other personally identifiable information.

    You should read and familiarize yourself with this Privacy Statement. By using this Website, you accept and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement, and you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal and non-personal information as described in this Privacy Statement.

  2. What kind of information does ASHCompanies.com collect about Users?

    We collect and store the following information about Users:

    1. IP addresses;
    2. Date and time of User access of Website;
    3. Internet address of the website from which a User linked directly to this Website; and
    4. Web browser that the User using
  3. How does ASHCompanies.com use information collected about Users?

    Except as expressly stated in this Privacy Statement, we use the information collected from or about Users for internal purposes only, including measuring the number of visitors to the different sections of this Website, helping make this Website more useful to Users.

    If you provide your e-mail address, postal address, and/or telephone number to us, we will collect and store such information and may use it to communicate with you at your request. We may also, subject to compliance with applicable law, send you marketing/promotional communications about ASH’s and/or our partners’ products and services that may be of interest to you, and you may opt out of receiving further such communications from us at any time by contacting us as described at the end of this Privacy Statement. To stop receiving further such communications via email, you can also use the “unsubscribe” link contained in an email you have previously received. For users who have requested to be removed from our email, postal mail, and/or telephone contact lists, we will add them to our internal do-not-contact lists to ensure the request is honored.

    We do not knowingly share your personal information with any third party for such third party’s direct marketing use.

  4. How does ASHCompanies.com protect the privacy of minors?

    ASH is concerned about the safety of children when they use the Internet. This site is not intended for Users who have not reached the age of majority (e.g. under the age of 18 in California). If ASH becomes aware that a subscriber is under the age of 18 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, ASH will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files.

  5. What are cookies? How does ASHCompanies.com.com use cookies on its site?

    A cookie is a small data file that Websites often store on a computer's hard drive when their sites are visited. A cookie may contain information (such as a unique user ID), that is used to track the pages of the sites visited. We use cookies to enhance your experience while navigating this Website by storing and tracking your preferences.

    Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings to refuse them. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of this Website will not function properly when you view them, and you may have to enter personal information every time you use this Website.

  6. How does ASHCompanies.com ensure information is secure?

    In order to safeguard Users’ personal information, we enforce strict company-wide policies regarding privacy, security, and confidentiality.

    ASH has an organizational commitment to protecting privacy and security. All employees who have access to Users’ personal information are aware of security policies and practices through employee orientation and annual refresher training. Personal information is secured in an isolated database with tightly restricted access. Employees authorized to view this information are authenticated prior to gaining such access.

    ASH reviews Web security on an ongoing basis. In addition to daily security administration and response activities, the ASH environment undergoes an overall security review on an annual basis.

  7. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

    ASH reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Statement at any time by posting the modified policy on this Website. Modifications shall be effective when they are posted on this Website. Such posting shall constitute notice to you. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any such modifications on this Website will mean you accept and agree to be bound by such modifications.

    Any changes to this Privacy Statement that affect the use of your personally identifiable information will not be applied to you until your continued use of this Website following the posting of any such modifications of this Privacy Statement on this Website, or until you have otherwise consented to the modifications.

    We encourage you to check this Website regularly to see if we have made any modifications to this Privacy Statement.

  8. How to contact ASHCompanies.com?

    Questions and requests may be submitted online using the "Contact" page of this Website, or may be submitted to:

    American Specialty Health Incorporated
    10221 Wateridge Circle
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Phone: (800) 559 6580