Information Collection and Use

ArtofConnection.org collects information from Users at a number of different points on our website.

(A) When a User sends a message through the ArtofConnection.org website, the User’s email address and message is recorded as part of the transmission process.

This information is kept confidential and is made available only to (1) trained ArtofConnection.org support team for purposes of administering ArtofConnection.org, such as moderating for spam or other content that is in violation of ArtofConnection.org terms of service, and (2) the therapist(s) to whom the User sends the email. ArtofConnection.org never rents, sells, or gives this information to any third party.

When a User emails a therapist through the ArtofConnection.org email messaging system, the User is conveniently and automatically emailed a notification when the therapist has been contacted.  (B) When a User calls a therapist through the telephone number posted on the ArtofConnection.org website, standard caller identification information is collected and forwarded to the therapist, and may be stored by ArtofConnection.org for use in administering its services. ArtofConnection.org never rents, sells, or gives this information to any third party.

(B) ArtofConnection.org collects User email addresses when Users download a file or if given in a questionnaire.  This information may be used in an anonymous way. If an email address is given, it may be used to send such Users information files or summaries. ArtofConnection.org never rents, sells, or gives this information to any third party.

(C) ArtofConnection.org uses Google Analytics which collects information about your browsing experience on our site. This information is used in an anonymous way and not associated with a specific individual. You can read about Google Analytics’ Terms of Service and Google’s Privacy Policy on the following pages, respectively: http://www.google.com/analytics/tos.html and http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Information Disclosure

ArtofConnection.org does not sell or otherwise provide personally identifiable information collected through its website, surveys or services to third parties, except as specifically authorized by the User, such as in a profile, blog post, User email, or other authorized disclosures of information. ArtofConnection.org may disclose personally identifiable information about Users, only if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Terms of Service or Terms of Service and Use; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Users and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of ArtofConnection.org, our Users, employees, and affiliates. Additionally, ArtofConnection.org reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information about a User if ArtofConnection.org reasonably believes that using or disclosing such information may prevent physical harm to one or more individuals or public safety

Additional Information:

Cookies
ArtofConnection.org uses cookies to identify which areas of our website you have visited, so the next time you visit, we can better personalize the content that you see on our website. In addition, our website uses third-party cookies (such as Google Analytics cookies) to optimize and personalize the advertising content on our website. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. However, if you disable Cookies, you may not be able to use certain functionality on our website correctly, or at all. ArtofConnection.org never places your personal information in Cookies.

Log Files
Like most standard website servers, ArtofConnection.org uses log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information contained in user profiles.

Survey Results
Your confidentiality will be respected. We will never ask for your name or identifying information, except in the form of an email (results will be sent). All information collected is identified only by code number.  And all anonymous data collected is kept locked and password protected.

For more information on the safety of your survey data, please read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy of SurveyGizmo here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/privacy/

Links To Other Websites
Our website will likely contain links to other websites. ArtofConnection.org has no control of such websites and you agree that these websites are not under our control and are not subject to our Privacy Policy. These websites will likely have their own privacy policies. We have no responsibility for these websites and provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use and access of these websites is solely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies and other legal documents of these websites to see how they treat your personally identifiable information.

Our Email Policy
ArtofConnection.org and our affiliates fully comply with the CAN-SPAM Act as enacted in the United States. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from ArtofConnection.org and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party.

Notification of Changes
If we amend this Privacy Policy, we will update this page so our Users are notified of the personally identifiable information about them which we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. We will use information in conformity with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected. If we make material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. We will also change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

 

Last updated March 27th, 2016