Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Updated :  November 26, 2019

Introduction

The purpose of this Privacy Policy & Disclaimer is to allow you (the “User”) to understand how we (“Visible Self LLC”) collect and use the personal information you provide to us through the websites that we own and operate (in each case, the “Website”), including www.thevisibleself.com, www.jessicakiesler.com, and www.mindfulnesstoyourdoorstep.com.  It is also to clarify the purpose and limits of content provided on this website and associated social media accounts.

This Privacy Policy & Disclaimer applies to information collected by Visible Self LLC, owner of www.thevisibleself.com, www.jessicakiesler.com, and www.mindfulnesstoyourdoorstep.com, and does not apply to information collected by any third-party sites to which the Websites may link or to information provided to, or collected by, third-parties through cookies, web beacons, or other third-party technologies served during your visit to the Website.

Website/Blog/Social Media Disclaimer

TheVisibleSelf.com and jessicakiesler.com include 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 the blog, websites & 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 Websites should be verified with the service provider or manufacturer.

Content on Website 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 the Websites accept no liability. Readers are solely responsible for their own safety. The information provided on this site may or may not work for you. Every person is different and unique. The suggestions written on this site 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 website and 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 sites including TheVisibleSelf.com and jessicakiesler.com, make no guaranties regarding confidentiality. If you choose to comment on this Website, blog or on a social media account linked to the Website, you take responsibility for the public nature of those comments. You are therefore advised that blog and social media comments are not confidential. Because the Website authors do not offer therapy in their roles as contributors to content on the Website or on social media postings, it is not possible to offer the confidentiality usually associated with therapeutic relationships. This Website 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

Personal Account Information (or General Data for GDPR purposes): If you choose to sign-up for our mailing list, or engage in other transactions or activities, or sign up for other services, on our Website, you will likely be asked to provide certain general data, such as your name, e-mail, address, telephone number and credit card or other payment information.  All of this information submitted by you will be subject to this Privacy Policy and is called “Personal Account Information/General Data (GP)”.

Visible Self LLC may use your Personal Account Information/GP to provide products, services and information requested by you and to operate, maintain, customize and personalize your experience with the Website and Visible Self LLC products and services. We may also use Personal Account Information/GP to contact you or send you notifications about products and services that you have ordered or that we otherwise think may be of interest to you.Visible Self LLC may provide your Personal Account Information/GP to third-party service providers that we engage to assist us with the operation of the Website and the provision of products and services. This information will only provide such information to the extent that it is necessary. Such access is provided with the understanding that these parties will use the information for these limited purposes and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

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;

(b) we believe that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to enforce our Terms of Use and Sale;

(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

(h) Visible Self LLC becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or other transaction resulting in a change of control of Visible Self LLC or a sale of substantially all of the assets of the business or of a particular product line or division of the business, in which case Personal Account Information/GP may be transferred in connection with the transaction and may become subject to the privacy policy of another entity.

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.

Security

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.

Other Sites

As noted above, this Privacy Policy only applies to our Websites. Our Websites may include links to other sites, but Visible Self LLC does not control the privacy practices of other sites. Visible Self LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

Changes to this Policy

Visible Self LLC may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Any updated policy will be posted on this page and the effective date of the updated policy will be indicated at the top of the page.

How We Communicate With You

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us by emailing us at info@jessicakiesler.com If we need, or are required, to contact you concerning any event that involves your information, you agree that we may do so by email, telephone, or mail.

Miscellaneous

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 info@jessicakiesler.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 Visible Self LLC 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 info@jessicakiesler.com.