Plain English Privacy Policy

This is the plain English privacy policy for The-Health-Gazette.com. We respect your right to privacy. Below is an outline of the information we obtain or may obtain, and what you may like to know about it.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. To contact us just folow the Contact Us link in the About section of our site.

Site Visits and Data Security

Whenever you request a page through your browser, standard internet technology collects data such as:

  • your IP address,
  • browser type and version,
  • operating system,
  • date and time and
  • the site from which you came,

all of which are stored in a log file and/or database. Any search terms that you enter into The-Health-Gazette.com Site Search are also logged. This information cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:

  • research and site development, and
  • anonymous user analysis.

The information is kept securely on a web server used by us and may be copied to a secure system within our office for analysis. After analysis the files are deleted. Logs recorded by our web server are routinely rotated, older files being deleted in the process.

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Email Newsletter and Courses, Blog Posts and Contact Form

The email addresses obtained from subscriptions to The-Health-Gazette ezine version or courses, blog posts or use of the contact form are not sold or disclosed to any third parties. These addresses will only be used by us to send out the requested and agreed to communications. You will not receive any mailings you did not approve. The email addresses collected at The-Health-Gazette.com are stored in a secured file. You can remove yourself from our lists at any time by:

  • visiting any page on our sites with a Subscription Management form,
  • activating a link for the purpose provided in every item of email sent from us, or
  • contacting us using our form on the Contact Us page.

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Use of Cookies

Many people worry needlessly about cookies. Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Website. A cookie is an element of data that a Website can send to your browser, and which your browser may then store on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Doing this will allow you to decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept cookies or not.

Cookies may be used on this site. If so, they may be used for:

  • customization of content,
  • speeding up transactions,
  • simplification of your login,
  • tracking the source of traffic, and
  • statistical site-traffic analysis.

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The Bottom Line

You are very welcome to visit our site. In fact, we invite you to do so and sincerely hope that the information you find is helpful. You may freely browse the site without giving us any details that personally identify you.

If you choose to give us your personal details, such as your name and email address, we promise to treat them with respect and never to abuse the privilege of being able to contact you. Furthermore, you will always easily be able to withdraw your personal details and we will make that easy for you to do.

If we have your personal details we will never provide them to a third party without your written authorization, unless compelled to do so by a court with appropriate jurisdiction (but we can’t even imagine why that would happen).

If you have questions regarding our privacy policies, or require assistance in opting out of our email lists, please contact us using our contact form.

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