Content Policy

When submitting images through the Site, Services, and App, you must remove all personally identifying information (or information which could be used to identify an individual) regarding the person in the image and the relatives, employers, or household members of that person. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Names
  • All geographical subdivisions smaller than a State or Province, including street address, city, county, precinct, zip code, and their equivalent geocodes, except for the initial three digits of a zip code, if according to the current publicly available data from the Bureau of the Census:
    • The geographic unit formed by combining all zip codes with the same three initial digits contains more than 20,000 people; and
    • The initial three digits of a zip code for all such geographic units containing 20,000 or fewer people is changed to 000
  • Postal codes
  • All elements (except year) for dates directly related to an individual, including birth date, admission date, patient encounter date, discharge date, date of death and exact age if over 89
  • Phone numbers, fax numbers, personal electronic mail addresses
  • Social security or social insurance numbers, national identity number, or equivalent
  • Medical record numbers
  • Health card numbers, health plan beneficiary numbers, or Health Insurance Account numbers
  • Account numbers
  • Certificate/license numbers
  • Vehicle identifiers and serial numbers, including license plate numbers
  • Device identifiers and serial numbers
  • Web Universal Resource Locators (URLs)
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address numbers
  • Biometric identifiers, including finger and voice prints
  • Full face photographic images and any comparable images
  • Photographic images of scars, tattoos, piercings etc. which would allow for an identification
  • Any other unique identifying number, characteristic, or code (note this does not mean the unique code assigned by the investigator to code the data).

Registered User agrees and warrants that they have removed all identifying information and that Registered User does not have actual knowledge that the Images could be used alone or in combination with other information to identify an individual who is the subject of the information.