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about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide
that information to us. Here are the types of information we do gather.
Information You Give Us:
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or
give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information,
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We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding
to your requests, customizing future visits, improving our site, and
communicating with you.
We may collect and disclose certain non-personal information from
your IP address. This information is used only to provide an enhanced
on-line experience for our visitors by optimizing our web pages for your
computer (i.e., the identity of your Internet browser, the type of operating
system you use, and the domain name of your Internet service provider).
We may also use this non-personal information to determine the total
number of visitors to our websites.
When you view our website, we may store some information
on your computer. This information will be in the form of a 'cookie' or
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Disclosure of personal information
Psychology.com does not use this site
to collect any personal health information or protected health information
as defined by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
Act of 1996.
Unless otherwise provided herein, Psychology.com will not sell, rent,
trade, lease or barter your personally identifiable information for
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No personal information about you will be disclosed to any third
party (other than contractors or agents, as described below) without
your consent or knowledge, unless legally required or as elsewhere described
herein. However, such information may be shared with third parties
on an aggregate basis for research or analytical purposes. In some cases,
Psychology.com may need to provide your personal information to contractors
or agents in order to respond to an inquiry from you or provide a service
offered through this site. In those instances, Psychology.com will take
steps to assure that the confidentiality of your information is maintained
without disclosure in identifiable form to anyone else. Psychology.com
will also make sure the information is only used for the limited purpose
for which it is provided.
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Children's Online Privacy
The information featured in this site is intended
for adults. Children under age 18 should use this site only with
the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission
by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information
you input. To help prevent unauthorized transactions or theft,
credit card information is not stored on our servers
If you have logged in to Psychology.com with a
user name and password, it’s always a good idea to log off when
exiting the site, especially when using a shared computer.
Although this site's security practices are audited on a regular basis,
the Internet remains an imperfectly secure environment and Psychology.com
cannot guarantee complete protection from intruders or interceptors. You
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that Psychology.com has no liability regarding unauthorized access to this
site by a third party.
Additional information regarding your privacy and
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of this site. The details are provided within those specific parts
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and construed in accordance with the State of Illinois. Any state or federal
action arising out of the use of this site or this Terms, Conditions
and Privacy Statement shall be governed by the jurisdiction of the State
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by companies affiliated with Psychology.com. Visitors to those
sites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.
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