Privacy Policy

Introduction

Michelle Sparkes (ABN 985 250 929 633) is an Australian-based physiotherapist and registered counsellor with lived experience of anorexia, EDNOS and binge-eating. This website exists to provide information and support to individuals impacted by these health conditions.

Michelle Sparkes is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you a powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the MichelleSparkes.com website and governs data collection and usage. By using the MichelleSparkes.com website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

Collection of your Personal Information

MichelleSparkes.com collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number and credit card details when you make a purchase. MichelleSparkes.com also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by MichelleSparkes.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Michelle Sparkes for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MichelleSparkes.com website.

Use of your Personal Information

Michelle Sparkes collects and uses your personal information to operate the MichelleSparkes.com website and deliver the services you have requested. Michelle Sparkes also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Michelle Sparkes. Michelle Sparkes may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Michelle Sparkes does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Michelle Sparkes keeps track of the pages customers visit within MichelleSparkes.com in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

MichelleSparkes.com website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Michelle Sparkes or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property Michelle Sparkes and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MichelleSparkes.com or the public.

All emails sent from MichelleSparkes.com include unsubscribe links on them. You may remove yourself at any time from our mailing list by clicking the unsubscribe button. `

Use of Cookies

MichelleSparkes.com web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize MichelleSparkes.com pages, or register with MichelleSparkes.com site or services, a cookie helps MichelleSparkes.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use MichelleSparkes.com features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of MichelleSparkes.com

Security of your Personal Information

MichelleSparkes.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. MichelleSparkes.com secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol (256 bit). SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Michelle Sparkes reserves the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice to reflect customer feedback and the law. Michelle Sparkes encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of how MichelleSparkes.com is protecting your information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about anything in this policy, please contact Michelle Sparkes at info@michellesparkes.com and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

 

Updated 18 December 2018