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When you subscribe to AccessMedicine services (including individual products such as Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, and the LANGE Educational Library) or register for a trial subscription, we collect certain personal information, such as your name, address, and e-mail address. We use this information to process your order and for administration of your subscription. Your e-mail address is added to our electronic mailing list so that, from time to time, we can send you information about new features, additions, and changes to our Web site. If you do not want to receive e-mail alerts, you may indicate this on your registration form; if you do not want to receive e-mail alerts, you may indicate this on your registration form, and you can change this at any time by going to the Edit My Profile section of your “My AccessMedicine” page. Also, AccessMedicine may occasionally make subscriber information available to other units within McGraw-Hill Education, LLC as well as to selected outside companies whose products or services we feel may be of interest to you. Your information is stored in a secure database in the U.S. and access is limited to authorized persons.

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Please be assured that we take your concerns about privacy quite seriously, and we intend to take every reasonable effort to protect it. To that end, McGraw-Hill Education, LLC has developed a comprehensive customer privacy policy. If you'd like more information about our use of customer data, please review McGraw-Hill Education, LLC Customer Privacy Policy.

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