Privacy Policy/Copyright


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HMP Communications LLC pledges always to respect the privacy and anonymity of its users, including survey participants. The information (the names, email addresses or any other contact information, personal or medical data) provided to us by our visitors in their registrations and communications with us is securely stored and not shared with any third party. HMP is committed to working with the Internet community in cultivating and maintaining trust between all its members.

When you register for the Services and or eMail options, you are asked to provide identifying information such as your name, e-mail address, zip code, and other professional information (e.g., specialty). If you are required to provide additional personally identifiable information to access a particular component of the Services, or if we would like to use personally identifiable information that you have previously provided in a manner not otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy, we will explain how we intend to use such personally identifiable information at the time of collection and will require your consent at that time to any such collection and use.

Cookie Policy

A "cookie" is a string of data sent by a website to a user that is inserted in a file of the web browser of the user visiting the site. HMP uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its website are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences and needs.

HMP also uses permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor's computer after the visitor leaves an HMP website.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser's settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to use fully all of the site's features and information.