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OPT

Abbreviation for:
ocular photodynamic therapy
opisthotonos
optic pathway tumour
optician
oral provocation test 
outpatient treatment

opt

To select one thing rather than another.
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The proposal generally would prohibit an institution from using certain information about a consumer it receives from an affiliate to make a solicitation to the consumer unless the consumer has been given notice and an opportunity to opt out of the solicitation.
Indeed, by tracking the opt outs, they will be able to confirm that yours is a working e-mail address that someone is actually reading.
* In California, unsolicited commercial e-mail must include a toll-free number or return e-mail address that allows the recipient to opt out of further e-mail.
Under the NAIC regulation, for example, a "licensee" (an insurer, producer or another party who is or should be licensed pursuant to state insurance laws) may disclose non-public personal financial information to nonaffiliated third parties, only if the consumer does not opt out. A licensee is prohibited from disclosing nonpublic personal health information without specific authorization (i.e., an "opt-in") from the customer or consumer whose information is sought to be disclosed.
The most recent Texas Supreme Court case on this matter was decided in June 2000 and held in part that similar coverage to the Texas workers' compensation law benefits are required to be offered by employers for the "waiver to be effective," which may have some impact on the proliferation of opt outs.
A BBC spokesman would only say: "The governors had a devolution review back in May and they are committed to continuing the current plan of opt outs."
In addition to the possibility of recouping more of their losses, large investors who choose to opt out of securities class actions are reaping other important litigation advantages.
Rebel postie Roger Annies has inspired 200,000 people to opt out of receiving junk mail.
Under the proposal, a working group will be set up, consisting of representatives from the member states and the social partners, monitoring the use made of this opt out.
Her angry dad Harry said last night: "I can't believe any government could have allowed a whole area to opt out like this without any safeguards.
| SIR - Plans by the Tory-Lib Dem Coalition Government to opt out of 130 EU police and criminal justice measures will weaken the fight against crime and put the safety of Welsh communities at risk.
The European Commission is, however, likely to phase out the individual opt out by 2012 which would mean that the UK Government would to apply to the Commission to continue to use the opt out provision after that date.