June 1, 2021
Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following 1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through our website; 2. Why we collect personally identifiable information and the legal basis for such collection; 3. How we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared; 4. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and 5. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information. Information We Collect
It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. This website collects various types of information, such as: · Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs. In addition, Natural Balance Counseling may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, or type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service. Natural Balance Counselingmay also deem it necessary, from time to time, to follow websites that our users may frequent to gleam what types of services and products may be the most popular to customers or the general public. Please rest assured that this site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for on this Policy. Why We Collect Information and For How Long We are collecting your data for several reasons: · To better understand your needs and provide you with the services you have requested; · To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services and products; · To send you promotional emails containing information we think you may like when we have your consent to do so; · To contact you to fill out surveys or participate in other types of market research, when we have your consent to do so; · To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences. The data we collect from you will be stored for no longer than necessary. The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; the type of contract we have with you, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.
Use of Information Collected
Natural Balance Counseling does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties. Natural Balance Counseling may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from www.naturalbalancecounseling.com Natural Balance Counseling may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered. Natural Balance Counselinguses various third-party social media features including but not limited to https://www.facebook.com/Naturalbalancecounseling, https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/alyssa-webb-mccune-the-woodlands-tx/463901 and other interactive programs. These may collect your IP address and require cookies to work properly. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within Natural Balance Counseling’s control. Disclosure of Information Natural Balance Counseling may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances: · as necessary to provide services or products you have ordered; · in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented; · in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined; · as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant; · to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential; · as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service; · as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of Natural Balance Counseling.
Notice to European Union Users
Natural Balance Counseling’s operations are located primarily in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield.) By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described in this Policy. Your Rights as a Data Subject Under the regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) of the EU you have certain rights as a Data Subject. These rights are as follows: · The right to be informed: this means we must inform you of how we intend to use your personal data and we do this through the terms of this Policy. · The right of access: this means you have the right to request access to the data we hold about you and we must respond to those requests within one month. You can do this by sending an email to email@example.com · The right to rectification: this means that if you believe some of the date, we hold is incorrect, you have the right to have it corrected. You can do this by logging into your account with us, or by sending us an email with your request. · The right to erasure: this means you can request that the information we hold be deleted, and we will comply unless we have a compelling reason not to, in which case you will be informed of same. You can do this by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org · The right to restrict processing: this means you can change your communication preferences or opt-out of certain communications. You can do this by sending an email to email@example.com · The right of data portability: this means you can obtain and use the data we hold for your own purposes without explanation. If you wish to request a copy of your information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org · The right to object: this means you can file a formal objection with us regarding our use of your information with regard to third parties, or its processing where our legal basis is our legitimate interest in it. To do this, please send an email to email@example.com In addition to the rights above, please rest assured that we will always aim to encrypt and anonymize your personal information whenever possible. We also have protocols in place in the unlikely event that we suffer a data breach and we will contact you if your personal information is ever at risk. For more details regarding our security protections see the section below or visit our website at www.naturalbalancecounseling.com. Security
Natural Balance Counseling takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (e.g. credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control. The company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications to build users’ trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information. In addition, Natural Balance Counseling is a licensee of TRUSTe.
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