Dr. Martina Fausch

Online Privacy Policy

Your privacy is extremely important to us. This document is our "Privacy Policy" and it contains details on issues related to your privacy when using our services. It is intended to inform you of our policies, procedures and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information that you provide through the Dr. Fausch website. By accessing and using Dr. Fausch website you affirm that you have read the Clients Rights and Responsibilities and the Privacy Policy and that you understand, agree and acknowledge to all the terms contained in both of them.

Information Collection and Use

The main reason we collect Personal Information from you is to provide you a safe and efficient customized user experience.  We only collect Personal Information we consider important to achieve that goal. You always have the option not to provide some, or any, Personal Information.

1. Information we may collect from you?
a) At this website, your personally identifiable information is collected from you when you use the website to perform certain tasks, such as:
i) When you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our Blog, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
ii) When you purchase something from us. Your payment information is submitted directly to the credit card processor, who is responsible for its use and security.
iii) When you post or comment on an article or blogpost or send email to us (such as your name and email address).
b) In addition, like most sites, we maintain logs of site usage for purposes such as to evaluate our users' interest level in areas of the website, which and how many pages they look at, how long they stay on the website, and what Web browsers are used. This data is tracked in aggregate form, not at an individual user level, and is not uniquely identifying. The aggregate level data may be shared with third parties and the public.

2. Our Use of Your Information.

We are committed to protecting your personal data and we recognize the importance of being clear about how we intend to use it. 

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

-To personalize your experience
Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

-To improve our website
We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

-To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
3) How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
4) Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
When you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third-party websites, the third party may collect information about you at their Web site. The third party may have its own privacy policies that differ from ours. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement whenever interacting with any website you visit.

5) Cookies

Like most websites, this one uses ‘cookies’, small packets of data that are stored in your web browser. Cookies help us to identify information such as how many people are using our site and what devices they’re using. This allows us to tailor our service to best meet the needs of the people using it.
You can manage how your browser handles cookies, or refuse them altogether, by changing your settings. www.allaboutcookies.org has useful information on how to manage cookies in your browser.
By using this website, you are giving consent to our use of cookies.
We use Google Analytics cookies on our site to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience.
The cookies collect information about our site including the number of visitors to the site, where the visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
By using and browsing our website, you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site. Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through browser settings. To find out more about cookies, for how to manage them and how to disable them visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

5) Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to become our user. DrFausch.com is not directed and not intended to be used by children under the age of 13. If you're aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13 please let us know by contacting us and we will delete that information.
We also do not allow anyone under the age of 18 to use the Platform without parental consent, authorization and presence.

6) Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

7) Video based Online Therapy

Video based online therapy uses the video platform authorized by you the user. It is not the responsibility of Dr. Fausch what video platform is used for your online therapy sessions or the information exchanged with Dr. Fausch when using the platform of your choice. 
You may be sent details about your session by Dr. Fausch by email. If you want to keep these details private please use an email address that only you have access to.

8) Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

9) Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy statement at our sole discretion. The date of the last revision of this policy appears at the end of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy policy and practices.

10) Limitations 

We make every effort to ensure that your personal information is held securely and to safeguard against unauthorized access to your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We strive to protect your personal information after we have received it, however you acknowledge that the privacy of your communications and personal information can never be completely guaranteed when it is being transmitted.
Further, we may disclose personal information when required by law or where we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on us. We may also disclose personal information in cooperation with a law enforcement request. You should also be aware that Dr. Fausch may be obliged to disclose information to conform to her professional and legal responsibilities. Specifically, and without limitation, you should be aware that the law requires mental health professionals to disclose information and/or take action in the following cases: (a) reported or suspected abuse of a child or vulnerable adult; (b) serious suicidal potential; (c) threatened harm to another person; (d) court-ordered presentation of treatment.

11) Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Mill Valley, CA 94941

Privacy Policy Reviewed - January 2017
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