Privacy Policy

The Apotheker Group LLC: DBA Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs will collect the personal details that you provide to us for the purposes of providing you with services and/or information. As a business we comply with all General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.

THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL AFFAIRS has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to full disclosure of the information collection and use practices applicable to this website. This privacy statement discloses what information we collect via this website and how we use it.

Information Collection and Dissemination
General Principles
In general, you may visit this website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. The information we collect via our website is automatically stored within our website and is not accessible by any individuals publicly. We collect information that is only relevant to our ability to find you employment on a permanent or contract employment or via our payroll solutions services through our clients. We do collect credit card information via our website. If we require additional information we will contact you separately.

Information we might collect includes your full name, address, telephone number, email address, current employment status, etc). Much of this is also to remember your contact details on the ACMA website for ease of future use.

As you browse our website, the site collects the IP address of your computer and clickstream data (information that site users generate as they move from page to page and click on items) and this data is aggregated with usage data from all site visitors.

Some portions of this website may require you to give us personally-identifiable information such as your name, job title, company, physical mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers (Personal Information) and, if applicable, financial information such as your credit card information (Financial Information), for, without limitation, (i) to apply for our board certification programs/courses (ii) to obtain access to certain online content and functionality; and (iii) to subscribe to our publications and updates. If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys or contest entries, any information provided in such communications may be collected as Personal Information.

If you elect to provide us Personal Information, we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested.

If you submit Financial Information, we use that information primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases, orders, registrations etc.

Information Sharing

By registering on our website you will be given the opportunity to decide to ‘opt in’ to receiving additional information. You have the right to have your information removed from ACMA website and databases at any time. If you wish to have your details removed then we would ask you to email us at We will then process your request.

We do not share your Personal Information outside of the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs. It is used for no other purpose nor is it shared with third party vendors or entities. Except as otherwise provided in this privacy policy, we will keep your Personal Information and your Financial Information private and will not share it with third parties. However, we reserve the right to release information about visitors, including Personal Information and Financial Information, when release is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our Terms of Service, or to protect the rights, property or safety of this website, the public or our company. ACMA is the sole owner of the information collected via our website. We will never sell, share, or rent this information to others. ACMA may collect information from our users at several different points on our website. But you can create your own profile on the ACMA website using the ‘Register’ button on the website. This allows you to save information that you are happy for ACMA to keep about you on your behalf.

Our Editorial and Customer Support Staff also have access to this information, including evaluation forms and participant information. This information is used in assessing educational needs and in planning marketing activities. We reserve the right to use this information as otherwise permitted in this Privacy Policy or in our Terms of Service Agreement.

Information on Children

As a business-to-business company, we do not knowingly collect information from children. On-line registration and website usage is restricted to adults who are professionally engaged in the businesses we serve.

Third Party and Affiliated Links

Our websites contain links to external websites including suppliers, advertisers and affiliates. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content of, or information gathered by, these other websites. We do not endorse any of these websites or the products or services associated with such websites merely because they are linked to our website.


We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.). Please note that by removing cookies, the ACMA site may not function properly. We cannot be held accountable or financially responsible for any programs you sign up for if you disable cookies and the site does not function properly.

We also gather information via Google Analytics to track and monitor different users on our website. We track via location, device (e.g. mobile or tablet), as well as other demographics such as age range, interests, etc. This information is not linked to your personal data, however and we do not use any devices that will allow Google to identify you as an individual user.

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. The Accreditation Council for medical affairs 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. The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs also uses permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor’s computer after the visitor leaves an Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs 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.

We use advertising companies to develop banner ads for our website. These ads may contain cookies. These companies collect cookies sent to your browser through the banner ads and we do not have control of, or access to, this data.

How to Disable Cookies

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

  • Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
  • Cookie settings in Firefox
  • Cookie settings in Chrome
  • Cookie settings in Safari
  • First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Opt-out Option

Visitors to this website can decide whether they want to receive targeted promotional information from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs. On the visitor registration pages, prospective visitors can choose to request The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs not to e-mail them advertising and promotional information. Should visitors accept promotional email from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs, any email they receive will include instructions on how to be removed from The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs ‘s promotional email list.

Security and Encryption

This website takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect your information. We use SSL encryption technology on the portions of our website that accept Financial Information and we use a secure server to encrypt Financial Information transmitted between your browser and our server. As a result, data you submit to our website, such as credit card and payment information, is transmitted securely over the Internet. At ACMA we undergo regular internal training on ensuring all data held within ACMA offices is secure. All of our systems are secure and inaccessible without the right credentials which are managed internally by the IT Department.


The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs may buy or sell various assets. In the event that we sell some or all of our assets, or our site is acquired by another company, information about our visitors, including Personal Information and Financial Information, may be among the transferred assets. Whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online – for example in chat rooms or on message boards – The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs has no ability or obligation to prevent third-party access to such information and The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs undertakes no responsibility to keep such information private.

Notification of Changes

The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this privacy policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on the website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using our website, products or services, you signify your acceptance of the terms of the The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of the The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs Privacy Policy, please do not use the website, products and/or services and exit the site immediately.

*last updated May 23, 2018