This privacy policy identifies how MedicareNewsGroup.com (“MNGC”) uses information you give when you use this website.

MNGC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, that information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

MNGC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand any changes that have been made to this privacy policy. The policies set forth below are effective from [date].

What we collect:

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title;
  • Contact information, including email address;
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  • Other information relevant to user surveys and/or content offers we make from time to time;
  • Other information needed for you to establish a personalized, password protected login account, which you can delete at any time (each, a “User Account”).

You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of all our features.

What we do not collect:

  • Any information you enter or data, clips, images or other entries in your User Account.

What we do with the information we gather:

We use information you provide to verify who you are and where you work, understand your needs and provide you with a better service.  That means MNGC will use your information in the following ways:

  • For internal record keeping and to improve our services;
  • To aggregate with information from other users by demographics, for our internal use or for the use of our sponsors;
  • To communicate with you periodically via emails to inform you of new services, special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting, using the email address that you have provided;
  • To send you a weekly or daily newsletter featuring Medicare news and information collected, curated or created by The Medicare NewsGroup, using the email address you have provided;
  • To monitor which pages on our site are being visited; and
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes, by email.  We may use the information to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.  We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that we think you may find interesting, if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.  It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and computer.

How MNGC uses cookies
We use cookies on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site and to continue to improve it.

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  If you do so, however, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website or the Internet.

What about third party advertisers and links to other websites?
Our site includes third-party sponsorships, advertising and links to other websites.  We do not provide any personally identifiable customer information to these sponsors, advertisers or third-party websites. 

These third-party sponsors, websites and advertisers, or Internet advertising companies working on their behalf, sometimes use technology to send (or “serve”) the advertisement that appears on our website directly to your browser.  They automatically receive your IP address when this happens.  They may also use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content.  We do not have access to or control over cookies or other features that they may use.  Once you use links to leave our site and visit another, you should note that we do not have any control over the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites.  The information practices of sponsors, advertisers and third-party websites are not covered by this Privacy Notice.  Please contact them directly for more information about their privacy practices.

You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act.  A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to  

The Medicare NewsGroup

366 Park Avenue

Suite #2

Glencoe, IL 60022

 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address.  We will correct any information found to be incorrect.

Children’s Privacy

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).  COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children.  Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 18.  It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children.  If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers.  If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children, please do so using the contact information set forth below:

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

The Medicare NewsGroup

366 Park Avenue

Suite #2

Glencoe, IL 60022


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