Privacy Policy

Effective date: January 1, 2017
Last modified: January 1, 2017

OVERVIEW
This privacy policy describes how Sand Chang, PhD (“we,””our,” “us”) maintains, uses  and shares information that may be collected when you use this website at sandchang.com or any corresponding mobile app (collectively, the “Services”).

This privacy policy may change from time to time. Any such changes will be posted here. If a material change is made in the way your that your Personal Information (as defined below) is used, this will be prominently noted the change on the Services.

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY ONLY
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through this website and not to information collected offline.

CONSENT
By using this site, you consent to this website’s privacy policy.

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE COLLECTED?
Your information will only be collected when you complete a form, subscribe to a blog or newsletter, respond to a survey, or place an order.

Some of the information you may be asked to provide, including your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, or, if products or services are offered for sale, your credit/debit card or other payment information, may allow you to be identified. This type of information will be referred to as “Personal Information.”

You may, however, visit this site anonymously.

As a third party vendor, Google uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE USED
Any information collected may be used to improve our website, personalize your experience, and more effectively respond to your needs.

• Chatrooms, Blogs or other Forums: This site may provide an opportunity for you to voluntarily post information to a chatroom or forum, as a comment to a blog entry or by means of other publicly accessible areas of the Services. If this is the case, any information that you provide may be publicly displayed. You are encouraged to refrain from providing any Personal Information, including any information regarding health or medical matters, or anything else that you wish to remain private, in such a context.

• Surveys: You may occasionally be asked to complete surveys. Participation is voluntary. This site only uses and publicly discloses the information that we collect from surveys in an aggregate manner, not in individually identifiable form, for purposes of research and education and to allow an improvement of Services.

• Inquiries: If you send a comment or question or make an inquiry, the information you provide will be retained for the purpose of responding to you, as well as for improving Services.

• Visitors: If you are just visiting the Services and not requesting information, making a purchase, contacting Sand Chang, PhD or otherwise affirmatively submitting Personal Information, Personal Information is not ordinarily collected except through web logs, as described below. In that case, Sand Chang, PhD will obtain the information that you provide and use it to respond to your inquiry or request.

This information will not be shared with anyone else, except to respond to your request, if you consent, or as otherwise described in this privacy policy.

• e-Commerce: If opportunities to make purchases are provided on this site, and if you provide your credit/debit card number or other payment information for such purpose, this information will only be used to fulfill your purchase.

• Web Logs: We maintain Web logs that automatically record basic information about everyone who visits the Services are maintained. This web log information will help us improve this website, identify popular features, and improve Services; it may also be used for other managerial and analytic purposes. These logs contain:

◦ The Internet domain from which you access the Services.

◦ Your IP address.

◦ The type of browser and operating system that you use.

◦ The date and time you visited the Services.

◦ The pages that you visited on the Services.

◦ The address of the website you linked from to get to the Services.

• Cookies: This site uses cookies and may use similar technologies to help you navigate the Services, to allow us to learn how you use the Services, and to improve the Services. Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not reveal any Personal Information unless you choose to provide this information, for example, making a purchase. From time to time, we may engage third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Services.

If we do so, the information provided to such third parties will not include Personal Information. The use of cookies by any partners or service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We will not have access to, or control over, these cookies. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings.

• Links to Other Websites. The Services may include links to other websites whose privacy practices differ from ours. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information will be governed by their privacy statements.

• Communicating with You. Your Personal Information may be used for the purpose of communicating with you and responding to your inquiries.

• Service Providers: We may at times contract with third party service providers to perform functions for us. These service providers may be given access to the information we collect for the purpose of performing those functions, but they will be contractually bound to maintain the confidentiality of the information and not to use it for any other purpose.

• Disclosures for Legal Reasons: We will disclose Personal Information when we are required to do so by law, regulation or securities exchange requirement, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to protect our legal rights or to safeguard anyone’s property or safety.

HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE PROTECTED
Your privacy is an utmost priority. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of any Personal Information you provide. Personal Information will not be sold, traded, or otherwise shared with outside parties.

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. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

In accordance with the requirements of the COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

We use reasonable efforts to maintain the security of all Personal Information, including technological safeguards, but cannot guarantee that an unauthorized breach or disclosure of such information could never occur.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date posted at the top of this page.

YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
If you would like us to stop sending you email or other communications or would like to access your registration information to correct or delete it, you may send us a request using the contact information at the end of this Privacy Policy. We will attempt to comply with such requests within a reasonable time. We will fulfill any opt-out requests within ten (10) business days. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we collect is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete and current.

DO NOT TRACK
We do not note if you set your web browser to send a “do not track” or similar request when you visit our Services, and doing so will not affect the performance of the Services.

ACCOUNTABILITY
We are committed to adhering to our privacy policy and applicable laws and to making your online experience secure and valuable. If you have a question, request, complaint, dispute or concern related to this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below. We will work with you to obtain a prompt resolution of any issues you may have.

Sand Chang, PhD PSY22098
Licensed Psychologist
4001 Howe Street
Oakland, CA 94611
drsandchang@hushmail.com