Updated : February 16, 2019
Blog/Social Media Disclaimer
TheVisibleSelf.com is a blog edited by Jessica Kiesler, owned by VisibleSelf LLC and written by Jessica Kiesler and occasional guest writers.
The views and opinions expressed on this blog & social media accounts are those of the contributing authors. Any product or service claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service discussed on TheVisibleSelf.com should be verified with the service provider or manufacturer.
Content on TheVisibleSelf.com is based on research, experience and opinion of the author(s). Content is property of Visible Self LLC and is NOT intended as medical or legal advice.
The owner and writers of this blog accept no liability. Readers are solely responsible for their own safety. The information provided on this blog may or may not work for you. Every person is different and unique. The suggestions written in this blog serve as a general guideline and cannot take into account all possible factors, outcomes and situational details that may pertain to your specific situation. Please use your best judgment as you decide to implement the suggestions, ideas and/or tools discussed on this site or in associated social media accounts.
BLOG & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS: You are free to make comments to blog & social media posts, especially in an effort to support others in their desired goals. However, please note, the blog editor(s) reserve the right to edit or delete comments as necessary. This includes comments that are SPAM, inappropriate or vulgar comments or comments with an excessive amounts of links. Comments that indicate abusive or neglectful behavior will not be posted, and may present an obligation to report these actions to the authorities.
CONFIDENTIALITY: Visible Self LLC and TheVisibleSelf.com make no guaranties regarding confidentiality. If you choose to comment on this blog or on a social media account linked to this blog, you take responsibility for the public nature of those comments. You are therefore advised that blog and social media comments are not confidential. Because TheVisibleSelf.com authors do not offer therapy in their roles as contributors to content at TheVisibleSelf.com or on social media postings, it is not possible to offer the confidentiality usually associated with therapeutic relationships. This site and associated social media postings are for educational purposes only. They are teaching tools that are not intended to provide mental health support. By using and commenting on associated social media accounts you acknowledge this limit, and accept responsibility for seeking professional assistance should your needs require it.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
Unless otherwise disclosed at the time of collection of information, Visible Self LLC does not share Personal Account Information/GP with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.
Technical Data: When a User visits the Website, we may collect information regarding the User’s browser type and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and store such information through use of “cookies.” A cookie is a small file containing a string of alphanumeric characters that uniquely identifies your browser. The cookies enable Visible Self LLC to confirm that Users have visited previously, to keep track of the status of your shopping cart, and to perform other functions on the Website. You can set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. However, if you set your browser to disable all cookies, some features of the Website may not function properly.
Also, when you use the Website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends automatically whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, the amount of time spent on particular pages, and the date and time of your use of the Website.
Additional Information About Use and Sharing
In addition to the uses described above, Visible Self LLC may use the information it collects in any of the ways described below.
Visible Self LLC reserves the right to share Personal Account Information/GP if:
(a) we believe we are required to do so in accordance with a law or to respond to a subpoena or court order;
(c) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to take precautions against liability;
(d) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations;
(e) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to assist government agencies;
(f) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the security or integrity of the Website;
(g) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, safety or property of Visible Self LLC, our Users or others; or
If we obtain technical data from our Users, we may use such information for the following purposes:
(a) to diagnose and prevent service or technology problems that are associated with the IP addresses;
(b) to help us provide you with customized content and promotions that match your stated preferences;
(c) to prepare geographical or other statistical data to help us better serve our Users;
(d) to create new features, promotions, and services in connection with the Website; and
(e) to monitor the use of the Website.
We take reasonable and appropriate measures to help keep information secure and to help prevent it from becoming disclosed. Even though we follow reasonable procedures to try to protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect so we cannot guarantee, and you should not expect, that your information will be secure in all circumstances.
Changes to this Policy
How We Communicate With You
Do Not Track Signals: Some web browsers and devices allow you to broadcast a preference that your activities online not be “tracked”. At this time, our Website does not take action in response to “do not track” signals.
Children: We do not provide products and services to children. We do not knowingly collect or solicit information from children under the age of 13.
If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen (13) and believe he or she has disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at email@example.com.
A parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen (13) may review and request deletion of a child’s personally identifiable information as well as prohibit the use thereof. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove that information and terminate the child’s account.
Your California Privacy Rights: Residents of the State of California, under certain provisions of the California Civil Code, have the right to request from companies conducting business in California a list of all third-parties to which the company has disclosed certain personally identifiable information as defined under California law during the preceding year for third-party direct marketing purposes.
Visible Self LLC does not disclose personally identifiable information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Changing and Deleting: You may unsubscribe from any mailing list operated by The Visible Self by clicking the "unsubscribe" located at the bottom of any email you receive from us. However, we cannot guarantee comprehensive deletion or modification of information provided to our Website. For additional assistance with modifying or deleting information provided to our Website, contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.