The Perinatal Quality Foundation (referred to as "PQF") provides the Credentialing Examination for Fetal Heart Monitoring.
PQF respects the confidentiality and the identity of individual visitors to perinatalquality.org and ntqr.org (collectively the
"website"). By using the website and participating in the PQF programs, you will share important personal information with us,
including but not limited to the name of your workplace, work demographics, telephone number, email address, credentials, and
clinical role. This information will remain strictly confidential with PQF. It may be used for PQF administration and in an
aggregate manner for research.
an active account with us, we will provide you an email notice of the change(s). You may read a current copy of these Legal Notices
http://fmc.perinatalquality.org/wfPrivacy.aspx. Any revised policy will become effective thirty (30) days after posting. Any
use of the website after such posting shall constitute your acceptance of such revised policy. If any change to Legal Notices and Privacy
Policy is not acceptable to you, your sole remedy is to cease accessing, browsing and otherwise using the website.
In order to use this site, such as to take examinations or review certain materials or our resources, you will be able to register and
create a user account to allow you to have a more personalized user experience. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality
of your user name and your password. Further, you are fully responsible for all activity on your account. PQF does not maintain any
responsibility or have any liability for lost or stolen passwords or user names nor for any unauthorized use of your account.
We employ the latest encryption software to prevent unauthorized use of information stored on our servers. In areas of the site where
users must provide personal information for purchasing certain services, only relevant information will be forwarded via Secure Socket
Layer (SSL) utilities in order to fulfill these requests.
Please be aware that we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your
personal information for improper purposes.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it
strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain features. Most browsers are set to accept cookies, but
you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, thus giving you a chance to decide whether or not to accept it.
Email addresses will only be utilized for PQF related alerts, including payment receipts. We will not share your e-mail address with
any third party sources for any reason.
Access to information regarding an individual user's pass or fail status, specific score and number of questions missed per category
is provided by PQF only to the individual participant within a user generated password-protected account.
Hospitals or institutions purchasing the program for employees may access a report providing, by name, employees in specific scoring
quadrants and strengths and limitations of these participant.
If a participant self-pays for the examination, that user's results will not be provided to their employer or others in any format
without specific permission from the participant.
In the event that an institution purchases examinations for individuals, the institution will receive an aggregate breakdown of scores
for those individuals. The institution will be given group scores that may include specific quadrant ranking of individuals and
specific educational needs for different quadrant groups.
Participants using an institutional payment method will receive notice during registration stating that composite results will be
shared with the hospital/institution. All participants will have the opportunity to self-pay.
For participants who self-pay there will be a check box giving permission to share specific quadrant ranking information with an
We want to keep you in control of the personal information you provide to us. Accordingly, you can review, correct, or change the
personal registration information you provide to PQF by logging into your user account.
Though PQF makes every effort to preserve your privacy, PQF may need to disclose personal information when required by law where PQF
has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a criminal investigation, a court
order, or legal process served on PQF. PQF may also share your personal information if PQF believes it is necessary in order to
investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the
what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, however, we are going to use
individually identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be notified.
PQF welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Protection Policy. If you believe the PQF has not adhered to this Policy, please
contact us at (866) 582-2755. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to determine
and remedy the problem, if any.
In the event PQF goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another entity, or selling a portion of its
assets, users' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. We will not undertake a business
transition without continuing to protect your privacy.
You agree that your access to, and use of, this site is subject to these terms and all applicable laws, and is at your own risk. This
site and its contents are provided to you on an "as is" basis. The site may contain errors, faults, and inaccuracies, and may not be
complete and current.
In no event shall any PQF party be liable to any content user, content beneficiary, or any third party for any damages whatsoever
(including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages, including, without limitation,
exemplary, special, incidental or punitive damages, resulting from lost data, disclosed information or business interruption)
resulting from the use of or inability to use the website and the content, including the assessments, in excess of the fees paid
for the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or any other legal theory, even if such foundation
party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Some states do not allow exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the
above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. In such states, the liability of the foundation parties shall be limited to
the greatest extent permitted by law.
Neither the authors nor the PQF nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of this work warrants
that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete. Further, the authors, PQF nor any other party above
shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Readers are
encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.
The content of this website, including testing materials, is for the specific purposes described on the website. It is not
intended and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Do not use the
information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect any medical or
health problem, promptly contact an appropriate healthcare provider.