Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (referred to as “Privacy Policy”) identifies how Physician Zen LLC (also referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our”) collect, use, and protect the personal information you provide to us when you visit the website, and other websites owned and controlled by Physician Zen LLC, including but not limited to the website.  It does not apply to information that we may collect by other means. By entering a Physician Zen LLC website you agree to this Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy may be changed at any time as described below and you will be bound by changes to this Privacy Policy. You can contact us at

Information you provide

You are not required to provide any personal information in order to have general access to the site.  Physician Zen LLC only gathers personally identifiable information, such as names, email addresses, age, etc., when a visitor voluntarily submits the same, including through activities or postings at the website.

We need your email address to confirm your identity upon registration and may need to contact you regarding any site updates. We will never release or sell your email address to a third party. 

We may export the data from this website for aggregate analysis that may be used in our website and blog content.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. When visitors leave comments on the or site and its affiliated pages, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

We may also use the personal information you provide to respond to your questions or comments, to resolve disputes, to contact you when necessary in connection with the operation of the website, to address problems at and to understand the use of the website, and to enforce our Terms and Conditions. 

In addition to using your information as described above, if you have provided your email address in our newsletter, we may send you email announcements regarding information we believe will be of interest to you.  You may opt-out of receiving the mailings or any other emails that we send to our mailing list by using the “unsubscribe” feature in any email you receive from us.

Please note that information that you voluntarily provide in public portions of the website is not protected information and such information could potentially be collected and used in ways which we cannot control.

Browser Level Information

The web servers that Physician Zen LLC are hosted on automatically collect information about a visitor’s IP address, browser type and referrer by reading this information from your browser. This information is collected in a database and used to help us recognize you each time you return to one of our websites. It is also used in an aggregated, anonymous manner–in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our website. This information is automatically logged by most websites.

Passive Collection

Physician Zen LLC, our third party service providers, advertisers and/or our partners may use cookies, web beacons or other tracking tools to collect information about your visit to our websites, to track the effectiveness of our online marketing, and to manage related information. We use this technology to access information in accordance with the other sections of this Privacy Policy and to compile aggregate data. This data is used for reporting, promotional and marketing purposes only and the data we gather, along with the reports we generate do not recognize any personal information specific to you, or your individual computer. This information allows us to target our marketing dollars to the most effective channels.

If this practice is of concern to you, the “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. You do not need to enable cookies to visit our website, however, some parts features and services may be more difficult or impossible to use if cookies are disabled. If you are utilizing a third party application when you visit the website, such third party application may, as part of its functionality, provide information about your visit to us or to others, subject to the terms and conditions of use of such application and/or the privacy policy of such application. Accordingly, you are encouraged to familiarize yourself with the ways in which such applications may be used to collect and to disseminate data and personal information.

Linked Web Sites & Advertisements

For your convenience, the website may contain links to other websites or services. Any information you provide when using such third party websites or services is collected by them and not by us, and is subject to their privacy practices and not this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites or services, which may differ significantly from those of Physician Zen LLC. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information.

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive’s data usage, click here:

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

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