We collect information about you in a variety of ways depending on how you interact with us and our websites, products, and services, including:
The following provides examples of the type of information that we collect in a variety of contexts and how we use that information.
In addition to the purposes and uses described above, we use information in the following ways:
Although the sections above describe our primary purpose in collecting your information, in many situations we have more than one purpose. For example, if you schedule a phone consultation, we may collect your information to perform our contract with you, but we also collect and maintain your information after your consultation is complete so that we can quickly and easily respond to any questions about your consultation.
To the extent we maintain and use personal information in a deidentified form, we will not attempt to reidentify the information, except for the purpose of determining whether our deidentification processes satisfy our legal obligations.
Some jurisdictions give you a right to make the following choices regarding your personal information:
Please note, not all of the rights described above are absolute, and they do not apply in all circumstances. In some cases, we may limit or deny your request because the law permits or requires us to do so, or if we are unable to adequately verify your identity. We will not discriminate against individuals who exercise their privacy rights under applicable law.
You may exercise the rights described above by contacting us as indicated in the “Contact Information” section below.
Note that, as required by law, we will require you to prove your identity. We may verify your identity by phone call or email. We may also ask you to provide a signed declaration confirming your identity. Following a request, we will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you in our files.
In some circumstances, you may designate an authorized agent to submit requests to exercise certain privacy rights on your behalf. If you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of an individual, you must attach a copy of a completed Authorized Agent Form indicating that you are able to act on another person’s behalf.
No method of transmission over the internet,or method of electronic storage, is fully secure. While we use reasonableefforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, ordisclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Inthe event that we are required by law to inform you of a breach to yourpersonal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or bytelephone, if permitted to do so by law.
We retain your personal information foronly as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this PrivacyPolicy, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, orreporting requirements, unless a longer retention period is required orpermitted by law. To determine the appropriate retention period for personalinformation, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of theinformation, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure ofthe information, the purposes for which we obtained the information and whetherwe can achieve those purposes through other means, as well as applicable legalrequirements.
For your convenience, we may provide links to websites and other third-party content or services that we do not own or operate. The websites and third-party content to which we link may have separate privacy notices or policies. Please note, we have no control over the privacy practices websites, or services that we do not own. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party website or application for details about such third party’s privacy practices.