Confidentiality Statement & Online Privacy Policy

Confidentiality Statement

 

The information you share in psychotherapy is protected health information and is generally considered confidential by both South Carolina statute law and federal regulations. Your therapy file can be subpoenaed in South Carolina through a court order (signed only by a judge) but is considered privileged in the federal court system. Dana Rideout is mandated by standards through “Duties to Warn” to breach confidentiality if she discovers you are threatening self-harm or suicide; you are threatening to harm another or homicide; a child has been or is being abused or neglected; and/or a vulnerable adult has been or being abused or neglected. If you wish your protected health information released to another party, you must sign a specific Release of Information.

Online Privacy Policy

 

Dana Rideout, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors. The following statement discloses the data collection and usages for www.danarideoutInc.com. By using the Dana Rideout website you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

The Information We Collect
Non-personally identifiable information:  We may collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit our site. Such information may include the name of the domain from which you accessed the website (e.g. yahoo.com), your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the browser you used, and which pages you viewed.

Web browser cookies: We use first-party cookies (such as Google Analytics) on our website. Cookies allow us to measure web statistics, such as the number of visitors to our site, the number of repeat users, and the most popular web pages. We do not use cookies to track a visitor’s activity on an individual basis. You may modify your browser settings to decline cookies (or to alert you when cookies are being sent). If you do so, note that some parts of the website might not function properly.

Personally identifiable information: We collect personally identifiable information, such as name and email address, from website visitors in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, mailing list sign-up, responding to requests for information, or to provide documents that can be downloaded. We do not sell, rent or lease our customer list to third parties. We collect personally identifiable information from you only if you voluntarily provide the information to us. Visitors may also use our site anonymously.

Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting: We have implemented and use Google Analytics code to gather third-party audience data (such as age, gender, and interest) for tracking and marketing efforts. Such code does not collect any personally identifiable information. You can opt out of this tracking by using the Google Ads Preference Manager: http://www.google.com/settings/ads/. You can also get the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How we use the information
When you give us information about yourself, you may be placed on our mailing list. With your approval, we will send you updates on the website, information about our services, newsletters, and other email. You may opt out of these mailings at any time; we include unsubscribe instructions in each email. Information submitted to us via our website may be added to our database and only used to the extent of your request.

The statistics gathered about our website are used to learn how to improve the value of the site to our website visitors and the public.

Sharing the information
We will not sell, rent, lease or give our mailing lists or your personal information to anyone else. We may share aggregated demographic and interest information we collect from Google Analytics reporting with third parties. This does not include your personally identifiable information. We may also share information with third party service providers to help us operate our business and the website, or to send out newsletters or surveys. We require that such third parties protect the confidentiality of your information and use it for no other purpose.

Links
This website may contain links to other websites. We cannot be held responsible for their content or the information they collect. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites that are linked to us. You should consult the privacy policies at those sites to determine how your information may be used. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on www.danarideoutInc.com.

Changes to this Statement
We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. When such changes are made, we will update the “Last Updated” date above.

DANA  RIDEOUT, INC.

235 Pendleton Street, NW

Aiken, SC 29801

803.295.7517

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