Your privacy is very important to the owner of this website. This document outlines the types of personal information this website may receive and collect when you use the website, as well as some of the steps taken to safeguard information. Hopefully this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with the website.
To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we have taken steps to ensure that any information you give us while being on our site is secure.
What-Is-Depression.org strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all its operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers’ and online visitors’ privacy on our website.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
For example, if you personalize the site’s pages, or register with any of the site’s services, a cookie enables What-Is-Depression.org to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our website. You can find a list of these companies here.
You may opt out of personalized ads for over 125 different ad networks. Click here to do that.
Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google’s cookie enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page.
This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.
You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of our site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.
If you choose to refuse What-Is-Depression.org’s cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
Personally Identifiable Information
What-Is-Depression.org may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To run and operate our site.
- To display content on the site correctly.
- To improve customer service.
- To help us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize your user experience.
- To understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
- To improve our site.
- To improve our products and services.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
- To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.
- To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
- To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
What-Is-Depression.org may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site.
If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.
You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.
If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. We will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.
What-Is-Depression.org also collects each visitor’s IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. The IP addresses are stored in logfiles safeguarded by SSL encryption on our webhost’s server. What-Is-Depression.org does not have full access to this and thus cannot see such personal data.
What-Is-Depression.org contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with our site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.
Children’s Privacy Protection
This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.
Release of Information
If we sell What-Is-Depression.org, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.
Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host’s servers. That host is WebHosting A/S, located at Telegrafvej 5 B, 1. sal
2750 Ballerup, Denmark.
You can read more about how WebHosting A/S deals with logfiles and IP adresses here. (Please note that the content here is in Danish.)
Updates and Effective Date
Agreeing to Terms
Last updated: May 30, 2018.
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