Disclaimers/Policies

First and foremost, I love my full time job and all of the people I work with.  Any stories I tell are for the benefit of my reader's learning, and are compliant with HIPPA, meaning I have changed any characteristics that are identifying to patients and will not reveal any aspect of their privacy.  I will not be offering any specific medical advice.  This is not appropriate legally, and any medical issues should be discussed with your personal providers.  

General Disclaimer:  Everything I write is based on my personal views, or well-researched information that I am passing along.  All sources are reported.  These posts for for learning and information, and you should always follow the rules and policies of your school, office, or hospital.  

Affiliate Links:  I will occasionally include a link that provides affiliate advertising.  This means if you click on one of these links I may be compensated.  This compensation allows me to keep the website running and continue providing content.  I will only promote a product that I would personally endorse and use, and I will only give my true thoughts on a product or service.  

Comments: I love interacting with readers and I value your opinions, but I will delete any comments I find to be offensive, rude, or inappropriate.  

Shadowing:  I am not accepting students from The PA Platform to shadow at this time.  My daily job is separate from this site, and it is not appropriate to mix the two.  

Speaking:  I am available for speaking engagements pertaining to the physician assistant profession.  I love to encouraged pre-PA students, as well as help current students with what happens after graduation. Email savanna@thePAplatform.com for any inquiries and to discuss details.  

Writing/Guest posts:  If you are interested in having me write a guest post, please email me at savanna@thepaplatform.com.  I would love to discuss this with you.  If you would like to write a guest post for my site, this may be considered as long as it is relevant to the site and has not been covered in the past. 

Reviews/Giveaways:  I would love to review your product, but this must be provided complimentary.  The product/service will also be promoted through social media.  I will give an honest review.  This includes book reviews as well.  

Sponsors: If you are interested in sponsoring my site, please contact me for details on prices for ads or sponsorships. Email - savanna@thePAplatform.com

Video Sessions:  If you are 15 minutes late to a scheduled video session, it will need to be rescheduled.  If you are unable to find a time to reschedule, a 75% refund will be given to cover the preparation time that goes into preparing for a session.  All necessary information must be received 24 hours before the service to keep your scheduled session time, or it may need to be rescheduled to allow for adequate preparation time (unless an alternative arrangement is discussed via e-mail)

Unused services: Any unused service may be refunded on request within 60 days of purchase.

Privacy Policy

Welcome to our Privacy Policy - Updated May 25, 2018
-- Your privacy is critically important to us.

It is The PA Platform, LLC’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.thepaplatform.com (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "www.thepaplatform.com"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.
This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

- Website Visitors
Like most website operators, The PA Platform, LLC collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The PA Platform, LLC’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The PA Platform, LLC’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The PA Platform, LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The PA Platform, LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://www.thepaplatform.com blog posts. The PA Platform, LLC only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

- Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The PA Platform, LLC’s websites choose to interact with The PA Platform, LLC in ways that require The PA Platform, LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The PA Platform, LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://www.thepaplatform.com to provide a username and email address.

- Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

- Advertisements
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The PA Platform, LLC and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


- Links To External Sites
Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

- Www.thepaplatform.com uses Google AdWords for remarketing
Www.thepaplatform.com uses the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

- Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The PA Platform, LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The PA Platform, LLC’s behalf or to provide services available at The PA Platform, LLC’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The PA Platform, LLC’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The PA Platform, LLC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The PA Platform, LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The PA Platform, LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The PA Platform, LLC, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of http://www.thepaplatform.com and have supplied your email address, The PA Platform, LLC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The PA Platform, LLC and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The PA Platform, LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

- Aggregated Statistics
The PA Platform, LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The PA Platform, LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The PA Platform, LLC does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

- Affiliate Disclosure
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

- Cookies
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The PA Platform, LLC uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The PA Platform, LLC uses cookies to help The PA Platform, LLC identify and track visitors, their usage of http://www.thepaplatform.com, and their website access preferences. The PA Platform, LLC visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The PA Platform, LLC’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of The PA Platform, LLC’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to The PA Platform, LLC's use of cookies.

- E-commerce
Those who engage in transactions with The PA Platform, LLC – by purchasing The PA Platform, LLC's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The PA Platform, LLC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The PA Platform, LLC. The PA Platform, LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

- Business Transfers
If The PA Platform, LLC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The PA Platform, LLC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of The PA Platform, LLC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, The PA Platform, LLC may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The PA Platform, LLC’s sole discretion. The PA Platform, LLC encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Disclaimer

By using this website or purchasing a service or product, user agrees as follows:

Welcome to The PA Platform, LLC.  These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of The PA Platform, LLC's Website.  

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use The PA Platform, LLC's website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Cookies
We employ the use of cookies. By using The PA Platform, LLC's website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with The PA Platform, LLC’s privacy policy. Most of the modern day interactive web sites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate / advertising partners may also use cookies.License

Unless otherwise stated, The PA Platform, LLC and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on The PA Platform, LLC. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from http://www.thepaplatform.com for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
    

You must not:
    
        Republish material from http://www.thepaplatform.com
        Sell, rent or sub-license material from http://www.thepaplatform.com
        Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from http://www.thepaplatform.com

Redistribute content from The PA Platform, LLC (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).


User Comments
    
Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, material and data ('Comments') in areas of the website. The PA Platform, LLC does not screen, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their appearance on the website and Comments do not reflect the views or opinions ofThe PA Platform, LLC, its agents or affiliates. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws The PA Platform, LLC shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website. The PA Platform, LLC reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
        

You warrant and represent that:
            
You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so; The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party; The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy. The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
          
You hereby grant to The PA Platform, LLC a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
    
Hyperlinking to our Content
    

The following organizations may link to our Web site without prior written approval:
            
            Government agencies;
            Search engines;
            News organizations;
            

Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our Web site in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Web sites of other listed businesses; and Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
       
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
        
We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations: commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce, American Automobile Association, AARP and Consumers Union; dot.com community sites; associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites, online directory distributors; internet portals; accounting, law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and educational institutions and trade associations.
            
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of ; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.

If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to Savanna@thepaplatform.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:
        By use of our corporate name; or
        By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
        By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.
    
No use of The PA Platform, LLC’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.


Iframes
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.


Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.


Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.


Content Liability
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Disclaimer
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
    
    limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
    limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
    limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
    exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
    
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge,
we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

    
Credit & Contact Information
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