Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Statement

This website is MarriageCounselingBlog.com; also known as “The Marriage Counseling Blog”

We can be reached via e-mail at ylee (at) verticalscope (dot) com.

    1. Information Collected From All Visitors
    2. For each visitor to this website, our web server automatically collects the following types of information which are stored in secure log files on the server.
      • Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
      • Type of operating system
      • Network location and IP address
        • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
        • Hostname
        • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
      • Time of visit
      • Pages visited
      • Time spent on each page of the website
      • Referring site statistics
        • The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
        • Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)
  • Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:
    • Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
    • Type of operating system
    • Screen colors (color processing ability of the users screen)
    • Javascript support
    • Flash version
    • Screen resolution
    • Network location and IP address
      • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
      • Hostname
      • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
    • Time of visit
    • Pages visited
    • Time spent on each page of the website
    • Referring site statistics
      • The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
      • Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)
  • Google Analytics data is shared with Google. For more information on Google’s Privacy Policies, visit: http://www.google.com/intl//privacypolicy.html
  • This data is primarily used to optimize our website for our visitors and search engines, however we will use this data for marketing purposes. An example of how this data could be used for marketing purposes would be to tell potential advertisers how many visitors we get to the website, where our visitors come from, and how they arrive at our website.
  • This data DOES NOT include any personal identification information such as:
    • Names
    • Phone Numbers
    • Email Addresses
    • Mailing Addresses
    • Social Security Numbers
    • Bank Account Numbers
    • Credit Card Information
  1. Optional Voluntary Information
    • There are three ways that visitors may provide personal information to our website:
      • Comments:
        Users who comment on the website are asked for their name, email address, website address, and any other information they wish to provide as a “comment” All of this information will be accessible to the public on the website except the email address, which is only accessible to website administrators.  Email addresses entered for comments are not used by administrators for any type of bulk emailing, but could be used to contact an individual personally regarding a comment on the website.
      • “E-mail this to a friend” or “Share This” Service:
        Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking “e-mail this to a friend”. The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
      • Registering on the website:
        Users who register on the website must provide their email address and username. They also have the option to enter information into their personal user profile, and it should be assumed that any information entered into the user profile will be available to the public. The email address entered upon registration is only accessible by site administrators, and are not used for any type of bulk emailing, but could be used to contact an individual personally website.
  2. With respect to cookies: We use cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit.
  3. With respect to Ad Servers: To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. For further information, consult the privacy policies of:
    http://www.google.com/privacy.html
  4. Google Adsense, their partners and other 3rd Party Advertisers
    1. Third parties may be placing and reading cookies on your users’ browser, or using web beacons to collect information, in the course of ads being served on this website.

    2. Current Google 3rd Party Ad Providers

      1. Atlas
      2. Bluestreak
      3. DoubleClick
      4. Eyeblaster
      5. Mediaplex
      6. Tumri
      7. DoubleClick
      8. Eyeblaster
      9. EyeWonder
      10. Interpolls
      11. Pointroll
      12. Unicast
      13. Dynamic Logic/Safecount
      14. Factor TG
      15. IAG Research
      16. InsightExpress

      Provider list current as of 2008-08-02 06:10:17List provided courtesy of blogsblogsblogs.com

  5. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing us at the above address.Upon request we provide site visitors with access to transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) that we maintain about them.

    Consumers can access this information by e-mailing us at the above address.

    Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information, financial information, unique identifiers, transaction information, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to the site.

    Consumers can have this information corrected by sending us e-mail at the above address.

  6. With respect to security:We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, The DMA’s Committee on Ethical Business Practices at mgoldberger@the-dma.org, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, state or local consumer protection office, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or electronically at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.