Personally Identifiable Information
Throughout our Website, you may voluntarily submit information that personally identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”). In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or sharing any Personally Identifiable Information about yourself except as follows. We only collect Personally Identifiable Information about you if you choose to share it with us. For example, you may choose to provide Personally Identifiable Information by contacting us via Email or the contact form on our website. Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, Email address, physical address, phone number, and messages that you can send to us.
Anonymous Usage Data
Like many other websites, ours may collect anonymous usage data (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”) about your activity at this Website. We may store information about the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the time, date, and length of your visit; and the referring site. This information is collected via computer code sent to your computer (commonly referred to as a “cookie”). The cookie will not expire, unless you manually delete it or set your browser to reject it. If you do not accept the cookie, however, you may have difficulty navigating our full Website.
Use of Information
We use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to manage this Website. We may analyze aggregated anonymous information on the pages visited by our users to make our Website more accessible and useful. Further, we may share this data with third parties, usually to provide services for Stepping Forward Counseling Center, LLC associated with the maintenance of the Website.
In addition, we may share this information with third parties to fulfill your request or to provide other services that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish Stepping Forward Counseling Center, LLC to use your information in this manner, then do not submit any Personally Identifiable Information to us. In addition, Stepping Forward Counseling Center, LLC may disclose Personally Identifiable Information about you if we believe in good faith that the law requires it (such as a subpoena, court order or a law enforcement request), or if we reasonably believe it is necessary to protect our legal interests. The information collected from you may be transferred to a third party in the event of a sale, acquisition, merger or bankruptcy involving us.
Links to Other Websites
For your convenience, our Website may contain links to other websites whose information and privacy practices are probably different than ours. If you choose to use these links, you will leave our Website, and will then be subject to the privacy and information practices of those websites. We do not control and are not responsible for any of their content or their privacy policies, if any. We do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you choose to access any of the other websites listed on our Website, you should understand that you do so at your own risk.
We employ commercially reasonable security measures to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your Personally Identifiable Information. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that these measures will be sufficient to protect against all efforts to gain unauthorized access to that information.
We are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Website is not directed to children, and we do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children. If we receive Personally Identifiable Information that we discover was provided by a child, we will promptly destroy such information. Schools and parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.
California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please Email us with “California Privacy Rights Request” in the subject line. You must include sufficient detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, your name, Email and postal address.
California “Do Not Track” Disclosures
We do not track your on-line activity across other websites, nor do we knowingly permit any third-parties to conduct online tracking of you while you are visiting our Website. Consequently, we do not respond to your browser’s Do Not Track signal.
Application of United States Laws
Our Website is based on computers located in the United States. Your Personally Identifiable Information will be used and stored in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may differ from the level of protection as in other parts of the world.
How to contact us
Consent and Revisions
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the website by you. Google server in the United States and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to Google servers in the US and shortened there. Google wants to use this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate your website. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we do not want to be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also read the following about the following: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .
Objecting to the collection of data
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third party visitor data. This collected data can not be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by entering the Google Analytics Account or the Google Analytics Account as described in the “Refusal of data collection” section.