Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important. A few founding principles are that TweenSpeechTherapy.com

  • Doesn’t ask you for personal information unless it’s truly needed. (I can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • Doesn’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s products, or protect TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s rights.
  • Doesn’t store personal information on its servers unless required for the on-going operation of its site.
  • Will never ask you to provide information such as bank account numbers, credit card numbers, or passwords through email.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, TweenSpeechTherapy.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website. TweenSpeechTherapy.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for the purpose of identifying and blocking hacking attempts on the website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s websites choose to interact with TweenSpeechTherapy.com in ways that require TweenSpeechTherapy.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TweenSpeechTherapy.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, I ask visitors who comment on my blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive TweenSpeechTherapy.com updates via email, I collect their emails and other information on the email subscription form. In each case, TweenSpeechTherapy.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with TweenSpeechTherapy.com. TweenSpeechTherapy.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

TweenSpeechTherapy.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, TweenSpeechTherapy.com may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. TweenSpeechTherapy.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TweenSpeechTherapy.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

TweenSpeechTherapy.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors,  affiliated organizations and service providers that help promote Tween Speech Therapy’s services.  Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, and service providers may be located outside of your home country; by using TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.  

TweenSpeechTherapy.com provides email publications that contain news, promotions, and other information related to its content and products. You have the option of signing up (subscribing) for email publications, such as newsletters, product downloads, and other communication. To subscribe, users complete a sign up form and provide their email addresses and other personal information. By providing information to subscribe to email publications, you consent to your email address and other information you provided on the signup form being disclosed to companies and their affiliated service providers (“service providers”) that help TweenSpeechTherapy.com promote, provide, or support its services. This information, including email addresses, may be used by service providers and disclosed to third parties by them, for the purposes of advertising, promoting products or service, improving products or services, and for any of the other uses described within this privacy policy. Any information communicated by email is sent through servers over the Internet and could be read by other people. Confidentiality of private information cannot be guaranteed on email. Please do not send confidential information to TweenSpeechTherapy.com or any of its employees via email. Also be aware that government organizations, such as schools, have their own disclosure policies concerning email and that if you use your organization’s email address to subscribe to email publications, you are also subject to their privacy policies and terms of use. 

In addition to its employees, contractors, affiliated organizations and service providers as described above, TweenSpeechTherapy.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TweenSpeechTherapy.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TweenSpeechTherapy.com, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of an TweenSpeechTherapy.com website and have supplied your email address, TweenSpeechTherapy.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with TweenSpeechTherapy.com and my  products. I primarily use my  various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so I expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send me a request (for example via a support email or via one of my  feedback mechanisms), I reserve the right to publish it in order to help me clarify or respond to your request or to help me support other users. TweenSpeechTherapy.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Web Beacons

Web beacons are used on email publications, sign up forms, and may be used on this website. Web beacons let me know who opened the emails and who clicked the links. This lets me improve specific features in my emails. Web beacons allow TweenSpeechTherapy.com and service providers affiliated with email publications to collect information about when you open the email, your IP address, your browser or email client type, and other similar details.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. TweenSpeechTherapy.com uses cookies to help TweenSpeechTherapy.com identify and track visitors, their usage of TweenSpeechTherapy.com website, and their website access preferences. TweenSpeechTherapy.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Information and Third-Parties

(a) Blog. I have a public blog on my website. Any information you include in a comment on the blog might be seen, collected, and used by anyone. If your personal information appears on my blog and you want it removed, contact me here. If I am unable to remove your information for some reason, I will tell you why.

(b) Social media platforms and widgets. My website may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you are visiting on TweenSpeechTherapy.com, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on my website. I may also decide to maintain presences on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Any information, communications, or materials you submit to Amanda Dugan or Tween Speech Therapy via a social media platform is done at your own risk without any expectation of privacy. I cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

(c) Links to third-party websites. My Website includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may be different from TweenSpeechTherapy.com. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. I encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

Business Transfers

If TweenSpeechTherapy.com, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that TweenSpeechTherapy.com goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of TweenSpeechTherapy.com may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on my website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by TweenSpeechTherapy.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

A Note to Children Visiting TweenSpeechTherapy.com

TweenSpeechTherapy.com is intended for users who are 13 years of age and older.If you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to submit any personal information to TweenSpeechTherapy.com.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, TweenSpeechTherapy.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s sole discretion. TweenSpeechTherapy.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Thanks for taking the time to learn TweenSpeechTherapy.com’s privacy policy and for visiting my website. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Updated July 5, 2017

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