Free Black Therapy’s Commitment to Privacy
Our Sites may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies or practices.
What Personal Information Do We Collect
We only ask for personal information (name, contact information such as email or phone number, and interest in being connected with a provider) when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect information you knowingly provide to us (by using your mouse and keyboard) when you use our Sites. The information we collect depends on how you use our Sites. We also collect other personal information, some of which may be personal information that you choose to voluntarily provide to use when you interact with our Sites. Your web browser my also automatically send to us additional personal information, such as your IP address, the identity of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit.
Cookies, Web Beacons and similar technologies
What are cookies? Cookies are simple files sent by a web site that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. We use “cookies” and other such technologies to remember information about you and your preferences. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. The cookies may contain information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, and some digits and numbers.
What types of cookies do we use?
Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features.
Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make.
To provide a great experience for visitors.
To monitor and analyze the performance, operation, and effectiveness of website platform.
How to delete cookies?
If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our website, you can do so through your browser setting. You may also delete cookies as soon as you leave a Site. For more information on how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ section or see http://www.allaboutcookies.org or http://www.aboutcookies.org. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit our Sites, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features and functionality of our Sites.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information
Generally, we use the personal information we collect through our Sites;
To provide the services and information you request;
To provide you with great customer service;
To personalize your experience on our Sites and to enhance our Sites;
To contact you with information that may be of interest to you;
And for other legally permissible purposes.
To Whom Do We Disclose Personal Information
We may use your personal information to recommend certain resources or connect you with mental health providers. We may use your contact data to send you information, to contact you when necessary. We may share the personal information with our service providers that perform services on our behalf and within our organization. We may disclose personal information to comply with the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also use your de-identified personal information to run (or authorize third parties to run) statistical research on individual or aggregate health or medical trends. Such research would only use your personal information in an anonymous manner that cannot be tied directly back to you.
You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.
How Long Do We Retain Your Information?
We may keep your personal information for as long as is necessary for our business purposes, and in particular to protect ourselves in the event of a legal claim, or as required by law to provide you with your requested service. After this period, your personal information will be deleted or, in some instances, anonymized. If you subsequently withdraw your consent and we have no other lawful basis to continue processing your personal information, we will delete your personal information.
Although we take commercially reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. For this reason, we urge users to take every precaution to protect their personal information while using the Internet.
Our Sites are not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not use our Sites to knowingly solicit or collect personal information from or market to children under the age of 13, except as permitted under applicable law.
Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.
This policy is effective as of July 2, 2020.