Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

January 10, 2021
(updated February 11th, 2021)

Privacy Policy & Disclaimer – 隐私政策

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your data

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Disclaimer – 免責聲明

·  All pages of this Web site “Echo by Web” are currently hosted on a commercial server. The space occupied by the site “Echo by Web” on the server is registered to the author’s name, and as such personally financed. No individual other than the author has, to the best of his knowledge, access to the html code of the site “Echo by Web”.

·  The material published on the pages of the site “Echo by Web” is, as such, copyrighted  (copyright ©) by the author.

·  Although every precaution was taken to ensure the validity and timeliness of the medical and scientific information contained in the pages of the site “Echo by Web”, the author is not responsible for the contents contained therein, and for the professional or non professional use of the information provided. Please verify all medical and scientific information contained in the pages of the site “Echo by Web”, comparing it with other sources of information such as medical and scientific textbooks and scientific journal articles.

·  The scientific / medical information published on the site “Echo by Web” is provided to support physicians and sonographers in the practice of echocardiography. 

·  The information provided on the site “Echo by Web” is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient / site visitor and his / her physician

·  Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to to a medical Web site, including their identity, is respected by this Web site. The Web site owner undertakes to honour or exceed the legal requirements of medical information privacy that apply in the country and state where the Web site and mirror sites are located. 

·  Redistribution and retransmission of all copyrighted material is permitted for educational and non commercial purposes only and only if reference to the source ( is specified. Otherwise, redistribution and retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner.