The Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Association of Alaska is very interested in the privacy and safety of the visitors to our web site. This privacy policy explains how we handle information we learn about you from your visit to our web site. The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site.

Information We May Collect About You

If you visit our site to browse, or to read or download information such as patient education materials or press releases, we may collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com or princeton.edu); the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software and operating system you use; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful. We never associate such information with specific identities.

We may use “cookies” on this site. A “cookie” is a small text file that a web site can place on your computer’s hard drive to, for example, collect information about your activities on the site. The cookie transmits this information back to the web site’s computer which, generally speaking, is the only computer that can read it. Most consumers do not know that “cookies” are being placed on their computers when they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to warn you when a web site attempts to place a “cookie” on your computer.

If You Choose to send Us an E-mail

Our web site contains email links through which you may request information or supply feedback to us. Any email you send to us will NOT use secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of information you submit to us through email. So, if your communication includes sensitive information, contact us by postal mail or telephone rather than e-mail.

Any information you provide will not be sold or distributed to any other party.

Member Information Privacy

Members of the Association are provided a free listing in the TAOMAAK Online Directory of Practitioners, which includes mailing address and telephone numbers.

Members may elect to be REMOVED from the Online Membership Directory by contacting the Association here.

The email addresse of Members of the Association are maintained for Association use, will not be made available on this website, and will not be provided to any party outside of the Association.

Obtaining Information From Us

If you want to get membership information about you that may be in our records:
The Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 provide you certain rights to get information about you that is in our records. To learn more about the circumstances under which you can get and correct this information, visit our Freedom of Information Act page.

Following Links on Our Site

This web site links to documents located on web sites maintained by various organizations. Once you access an individual document that links you to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the web site containing that document.

This privacy policy is effective as of March 1, 2005, and is subject to update at any time without notice. Questions pertaining to this privacy policy can be directed to acu4ak@gmail.com

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Information contained in acupuncturealaska.com is for general reference only and does not in any way constitute professional medical advice. Internet users are strongly advised to consult with their own qualified health care provider on matters relative to their own medical condition or questions.

TAOMAAK reserves the right to repeal, change, or amend policies, regulations and provisions contained herein and may cancel, add or modify educational courses listed herein.

Although every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information provided in this Web site, Internet users should note that laws, rules, regulations and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information published to the Web site. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the State of Alaska, rules developed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, and regulations and policies approved by the Board of Directors of this Association.

Nothing on this Web site shall be construed as, operate as, or has the effect of an abridgement or a limitation of any rights, powers, or privileges of the Board of the Association. The Board is authorized to adopt, amend or repeal regulations and policies, which apply to the Association and its Members pursuant to the By-Laws of the Association.

TAOMAAK reserves the right to change programs, requirements, courses, schedules, rules, regulations, policies, membership fees, or to make other changes that the Association considers necessary or desirable.

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