How We Collect and Use Information
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly:
We ask for certain information about you such as your username, real name, birthdate, address, phone number and e-mail address when you fill out a Contact Us form on the website or respond to one of our Ads.
We may also retain any messages you send through our Contact Us form or Advertising. We use this information to promote our practice and to contact you to discuss the possibility of of providing services to you. We do not publish publicly personal contact information that you provide us.
Information we may receive from third parties:
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our websites through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” or adding the Generations Behavioral Healthcare (GBH) business page, linking your account to the GBH listing on Facebook or LinkedIn, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to GBH. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. If you allow us access to your friends list, your friends’ user IDs, and your connection to those friends, may be used and stored to make your experience more social, and to allow you to invite your friends to use our Service as well as provide you with updates if and when your friends join GBH. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to the Life and Health Insurance Specialists’ profile or business pages. You may also un-link your third-party account from us by adjusting your settings on the third-party service.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the GBH website or advertising. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving our website and advertising efforts. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
Commercial and marketing communications:
We use the information we collect or receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you. We may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. We also use your information to send you practice-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates, technical and security notices). You may opt out of receiving these emails.
Use of certain service type information we collect about you:
We use or may use log file, device identifiers, and location data to: (a) to provide and monitor the effectiveness of our website and advertising; (b) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns; (c) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (d) to provide advertising to your browser or device.
Sharing of Your Information
We will not rent, sell, or share your information to third parties outside of GBH without your consent, except as noted below:
Who can see your information:
If you enter information about yourself on a third-party application – such as Facebook or LinkedIn, etc. – your information may be shared to us by this third-party application. You are always encouraged to read the Privacy Policies of all third-part applications before “following” or “liking” GBH.
What happens in the event of a change of company ownership:
In the event of a change in company ownership – buy or sell / divest / transfer of any combination of its products, services, assets or businesses – information such as customer names and email addresses, User Content and other user information related to our products and services may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolution, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company.
Instances where we are required to share your information:
How We Store and Protect Your Information
Storage and Processing:
Keeping your information safe:
GBH cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through its website and advertising. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (reflected in our policy to not share your information with third-parties) to safeguard your identity and information. You are responsible for maintaining the safety of log-in information (username and passwords) and consenting to Privacy Policies of third-party applications where GBH may advertise.
Compromise of information:
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, GBH will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Your Choices about Your Information
You control our access to your information based deciding whether or not to complete Contact Us forms on our website or responding to paid advertising. You may update your account information and email-communication preferences at any time by logging in to your account and changing your profile settings. You can also stop receiving promotional email communications from us by responding to any promotional e-mail you might receive and selecting the “Unsubscribe” features and following the simple instructions to opt-out of all future e-mails. We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests.
How long we keep your private profile information:
Following termination of your User account, GBH may retain your private profile information for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. For the avoidance of doubt, any information that you choose to make public on the service may not be removable.
GBH does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register or to request to be contacted. The services and products are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the unlikely event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
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