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Privacy Policy

last revised June 3, 2017

This site is owned and operated by Dr. Bonnie Tenenbaum. Because we gather certain types of information about our visitors, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Information We Gather and Track

We gather two types of information about visitors:

1. Information that visitors provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions and can include filling out response forms, participate in polls, requests to be added to our newsletter list, etc.

2. Information we gather through tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs.

Children

Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage Tracking

We track visitor traffic patterns throughout our site, both internally and using third party products, mainly Google Analytics. We track and catalog the search terms that visitors enter in our Search function, but this tracking is not associated with individual visitors. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites visitors like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. This helps us continue to build a better site for you.

Cookies

Like many services, we use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. Their cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. It reports website trends to us without identifying individual visitors.

We also use cookies when you interact with a form or certain other features. This allows is to confirm your site access level and select the correct next action.

Use Of Information

As stated above, we use information that visitors voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable visitors to participate in the various parts of our site.

We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites visitors like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our visitors.

As noted above, we use Google products to help us help us improve our site. You can read their privacy policy here.

Sharing Of The Information

We will not sell, trade, rent or provide any personal information or email addresses we collect with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our visitors or the public.

Security

We use servers protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our visitors.

Opt-Out Policy

We give visitors options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:

You can opt not to receive or discontinue receiving our electronic newsletter.  ... learn more

You can not to participate in certain interactive areas.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.  ... learn more

Linked Sites

We provide links to other sites. The privacy policies of these linked sites are the responsibility of the linked site and we have no control or influence over their policies. Please check the policies of each site you visit for specific information. We cannot be held liable for damage or misdoings of other sites linked or otherwise.

Your Consent

By using this site, you consent to our collection and use of this information you provide. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, along with the date our privacy policy was last update, so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

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