Any and all data breaches will be reported via an announcement on this website, as well as with emails sent out to those that have given their consent to receive emails from JustAskMelinda.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
If you live in Europe, you have the legal right to access all the information we have stored about you, and you can ask us to correct, update, or remove your information. Please contact us, and we will assist you however we can.
We extend these courtesies to our non-European users as well.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms and the like. On some of our site, we offer health assessment tools that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
Google Analytics is employed on this website, so your IP address may be recorded. However, all Google Analytics information is run through a filter which grants anonymity to all users.
HOW DOES JUST ASK MELINDA USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials.
You must opt-in for any use of your data that isn’t considered a “legitimate interest”. We will not use your data for marketing purposes unless you have specifically opted-in for marketing communications.
In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS
With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by JustAskMelinda provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. JustAskMelinda uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
JustAskMelinda, in common with many website operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular website. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the site may not function properly if you do so.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE
JustAskMelinda considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our site or help-seeking information lines.
ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITES
The following additional information applies to our site that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, some of our site is restricted to certain individuals such as members and we may require these individuals to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. JustAskMelinda applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Storage of Information: