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Privacy Policy


The Wyanoke Group is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. Please note that some links on the Wyanoke Group websites, such as advertisements, services, or contextual links may connect to other sites. Any information you disclose on or through those sites is not subject to this privacy policy. The Wyanoke Group does not endorse and is not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party websites to which we link. You should always review the privacy policy for those sites to understand how they manage your personal information. The following privacy policy applies only to information collected on the websites or mobile applications where this privacy policy is posted.

Information collected when you visit the Wyanoke Group websites

Our websites collect information through a variety of technical methods, including cookies. Cookies are bits of information that a website sends to your computer while you are viewing a web page. We collect information through such technology to make our sites more relevant and useful to you. Specifically, when you view pages on our websites, the following information is collected:

  • The time and date of your request
  • The internet address of your computer
  • The browser and operating system you are using
  • The page that you are viewing

The "Help" function in your web browser explains how to manage cookies while using the Internet. Please note, however, that some services will not function properly if your browser does not accept cookies.

In some instances we may request or collect your email address, either as part of registration for a Wyanoke Group website, or through a third party partnership to verify or supplement user data as it relates to professional affiliation or status.

Information collected when you register for Wyanoke Group websites

We may request personal information from visitors to our site who are interested in obtaining various products and services from us. Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact you, including name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number. We may also collect other types of information such as profession and professional interests.

Why we collect this information

We may use the information collected for many purposes, including delivering ads, delivering content, tracking, reporting, marketing, and analyzing the traffic patterns on our Websites. Information we collect is aggregated into reports that enable us to monitor usage and security. Aggregated usage statistics are distributed within the Wyanoke Group and may be shared with advertisers and institutional subscribers.

At this time, we do not review the use of our site by individual users unless a user's account is associated with 1) attempts to violate the security of the Wyanoke Group computer networks, 2) activity that degrades the performance of the Wyanoke Group websites, 3) activity that may be related to copyright violation, or 4) if we are required to disclose this information by law. We may provide your information to relevant third parties interested in communicating with you about information or products relevant to your profession. If at any time you wish to stop receiving these communications from third parties or from the Wyanoke Group, you may contact the Wyanoke Group at

The Wyanoke Group may also release personal information to third parties: 1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order; or 2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your personal information to a third party, we will notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.

Security and E-Commerce

The Wyanoke Group is committed to the security of your transactions. Our secure server enables you to transmit a credit card number to us with confidence. GeoTrust issues our secure server certificate.

Advertisers and Advertisements

Many advertisements are managed and placed on the Wyanoke Group websites by third parties. Advertisers who place advertisements on our sites may use cookies to collect non-personal information about your visits to our websites and other websites in order to provide advertisements of interest to you.

Participation in the Medical Publisher Consortium

This website is a member of the Medical Publisher Consortium (the “Consortium”), and as such has implemented various technologies for universal registration/log-in among all Consortium member websites. If you would like to understand how this website’s participation in the Consortium affects your privacy, please click here.

Please note that the Consortium registration/log-in system may be different from the registration/log-in used by this website for other products and services. To the extent that anything in this privacy policy conflicts with the policy for the Consortium technologies, the conflict will be resolved in favor of policy applicable to the Consortium technologies.


These statements convey the current privacy policy of the Wyanoke Group. The Wyanoke Group reserves the right to alter this policy at any time without advance notification. Any changes to this privacy policy will be reflected on this web page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more detailed information regarding the Wyanoke Group's privacy policy, please contact the Web Master by email at