What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared, like:
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information
- Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
David Hage is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. David only has access to/collects information that you provide voluntarily, for example, when you provide information like your email address, or he receives other direct contact from you. David will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
David will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted him. He will not share your information with any third party outside of his practice, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to respond to your request.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from David at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting David via the email address or phone number is given on this website:
- See what data we have about you, if any
- Change/correct any data we have about you
- Have us delete any data we have about you
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website; your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time, our site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is entirely voluntary, and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Disclosure of Mandated Reporter Status
The law protects the relationship between a client and a counselor, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission; except under the following circumstances where mandated reporting is required on the part of the counselor:
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which the law requires counselors report this information the appropriate authorities immediately
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), counselors must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, the counselor will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, the counselor will take further measures without their permission that are available by law in order to ensure their safety.