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Privacy Policy

Last modified: 6.15.15

1. Introduction

Ekern Enterprises, Inc. dba Eating Disorder Hope (“Company” or “We”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website eatingdisorderhope.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This website is for use by persons who live in the United States.  We do not warrant that this website is appropriate or authorized for use in any other country.  If you live outside of the United States, you are responsible for determining whether our Privacy Policy and the rest of this website comply with the laws that apply to you.  If our Privacy Policy and the rest of this website do not comply with the laws that apply to you, you must not access or use this website.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Website.
  • In e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party, or
  • any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Section 14, Changes to our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for changes and updates.

2. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or any other information the Website collects that is defined as personal or personally identifiable information under an applicable law (“personal information”);
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you, and/or
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, for example, our business partners.

3. Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to our newsletter, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
  2. Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.
  3. Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
  4. Your search queries on the Website.
  5. You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on the Website and transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

4. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  1. Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  2. Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
  3. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
  4. The information we collect automatically does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
    1. Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
    2. Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
    3. Speed up your searches.
    4. Recognize you when you return to our Website.
  5.  
    The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  6. Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  7. Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Section 9, Choices about How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
  8. Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
  9. Do Not Track. This Website respects your browser’s settings regarding whether or not to set cookies when you visit.
  10. 5. Third-party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

    Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

    We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.  For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Section 9, Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

    6.  User Contributions

    This Website may contain public areas, forums, or features that allow you to provide your User Contributions to be published or displayed or transmitted to other users of this Website.  Your User Contributions are posted on this Website and transmitted to others at your own risk.  For this reason, we recommend that you do not include any sensitive or personally identifiable information about yourself or others in your User Contributions for these areas of this Website.  Please see our Website Terms of Service for more information concerning User Contributions.

    7.   How We Use Your Information

    We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

    • To present our Website and its contents to you.
    • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
    • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
    • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
    • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
    • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
    • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
    • For any other purpose with your consent.

    We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

    Communications with You.  From time to time, we may use your personal information to send email messages to you regarding your account, to respond to any emails or other communications you send to us, and/or to advise you of any problems with this website.  In addition, if you are a registered user of this website, we may use a bulk email service to send messages with information about services and events that we believe you may be interested in.  You may opt-out of receiving future newsletters and marketing communications from this website by contacting us directly at info@eatingdisorderhope.com or by following the “unsubscribe” process at the bottom of the promotional email.  If you are not a registered user of this website, we will not send bulk emails to you.  Except for email messages that you send to us, we will not monitor or edit the contents of your email, and we will not disclose your emails except as described above.  The content of our emails to you may be tailored to your specific interests based on your registration profile information or website visitor data.

    8.  Disclosure of Your Information

    We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

    We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

    • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
    • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business.
    • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
    • To third parties to market their products or services to you. For more information, see Section 9, Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
    • To pass through incoming calls to verified service providers.
    • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
    • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
    • With your consent.

     
    We may also disclose your personal information:

    • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
    • To enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
    • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Eating Disorder Hope, our customers or others.

    9. Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

    We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

    • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. Our systems currently recognize “do not track” signals from your browser. The “help” function of your browser should contain instructions on how to set your browser to not accept new cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or how to disable cookies altogether.

    To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

    • We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website and from members of the Direct Advertising Association (“DAA”) on the DAA’s website.

    10. [Accessing and Correcting Your Information]

    You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and using the “Contact Us” link to send a request.

    You may also send us an e-mail at info@eatingdisorderhope.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

    If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our Terms of Service.

    11.  Children Under the Age of 13

    Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal or other information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@eatingdisorderhope.com.

    12. Your California Privacy Rights

    California law permits residents of California to opt-out of Company’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may choose to opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes at any time by submitting a request in writing to: Eating Disorder Hope, 8520 Golden Pheasant Ct., Redmond, OR 97756. Please note that this opt-out does not prohibit disclosure made for non-marketing purposes.

    California law also permits residents of California to request and obtain from us once per year, free of charge, a list of the third parties (if any) to whom we have disclosed personal information for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties. If you are a California resident and would like to request this information, please submit your request in an e-mail to: info@eatingdisorderhope.com or by writing: Eating Disorder Hope, 8520 Golden Pheasant Ct., Redmond, OR 97756.  Requests via telephone or facsimile will not be accepted. The e-mail subject line or mailing envelope and the content of your request must include the phrase “Your California Privacy Rights,” and include your name, e-mail address (if you wish to receive a response via e-mail) or street address, city, state, zip code (if you wish to receive a response via postal mail). Please allow 30 days to receive a response to your inquiry.

    13. Data Security

    We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. [All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

    The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

    Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

    14. Agreement to this Policy; Changes to Our Privacy Policy

    By accessing, visiting and/or using this website, you, the visitor, acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Policy.  If you do not agree to be bound by this Policy, do not use this website.  Eating Disorder Hope reserves the right to change this Policy at any time by posting an updated copy of this Policy on this website.  You will be bound by those changes if you visit this website after those changes have been posted.  The date this Policy was last modified is identified at the end of this Policy.  Please check this Policy periodically for changes.

    15. Contact Info:  info@eatingdisorderhope.com
    Eating Disorder Hope, 8520 Golden Pheasant Ct., Redmond, Oregon 97756

    16. Last Revision Date:  June 15, 2015

     

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