Personal Data and Registration
JustGotDiagnosed.com will not collect any personally identifiable information about you [e.g., your name, address, telephone number or email address (“personal data”)] through our website unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.
You may read all content on this site without providing any personally identifiable information. Registering with the site will allow you to interact with Gary McClain and other JustGotDiagnosed.com users via the ability to post comments to the Blog. The only information that is required is a username and an email address. Your email address will only be used to send your Registration information unless you specifically opt-in for other forms of contact, such as an email Newsletter. Other personal information gathered during Registration, such as your date of birth, gender, zip code, and diagnosis is optional and will never be made visible to other users without your direct consent.
When you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our content, products and services and/or we may provide other third parties with aggregate – but not individual – information about visitors to or users of our sites. Contact Information you submit on our Web site will not be used for this purpose unless you specify that you would like to receive such materials. We do not now and do not intend to sell, rent or market personal data about you to third parties.
Additional Information Collected Automatically
In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information that is not personally identifiable when you connect to our site. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.
Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer — Cookies
When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or “help” screen to learn more about these functions.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.