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Dr. Erika Geisler Privacy Policy

Updated June 1, 2020

Dr. Erika Geisler maintains a policy of privacy with respect to her clients as outlined in the Notice of Privacy Practices that clients are asked to review upon entering into a professional relationship with Dr. Geisler. This policy of privacy is designed to conform to applicable federal and state privacy laws and ethical requirements of state laws relating to the practice of psychotherapy.

In addition, Dr. Geisler maintains a policy of privacy with respect to visitors to her website. Set forth below is this Website Privacy Policy, explaining Dr. Geisler’s online information practices regarding the collection of information from her website that can personally identify you and the choices you may make about the way your information is collected and used. Dr. Geisler respects your right to privacy. Personally identifiable information is information such as your name, address, telephone number, medical information, gender, ethnicity, age and email address that could be used to contact you. If you provide Dr. Geisler with personally identifiable information, Dr. Geisler will treat it in accordance with this Website Privacy Policy. This Website Privacy Policy only covers the website owned by Dr. Erika Geisler.

Information Collection and Use

Dr. Geisler’s website is designed so that you are not required to provide any personally identifiable information unless you are requesting access to certain options and services. Dr. Geisler, along with certain third-party site support partners, only collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to her. You may choose at any time not to provide personally identifiable information, although this may restrict Dr. Geisler’s ability to provide requested services or information.

Email Notifications and Newsletters

Dr. Geisler may use information obtained from you, such as contact information (name and email address), to complete your submitted request to receive specific Dr. Erika Geisler services, such as initial phone consultations, appointments, email notifications and marital wellness blogs.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

General traffic, site usage and pages accessed, browser information, length-of-stay information, and location data, is collected and stored in log files. This type of information is collected and shared on an anonymous, aggregated basis, meaning that Dr. Geisler does not connect this information to your name or other personal information.

The information may include the referring Uniform Resource Locator (URL), indicating from where a visitor to Dr. Geisler’s Website has come, which URLs have been visited on her website and in what order, what browser is being used, and what Internet Protocol (IP) address a visitor used to get to the website. We may also use such information for website and system administration.

Personal Information

Dr. Geisler may collect all or some of the following types of personal information: first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, professional and educational history, demographic information and subject of inquiry. For example, when you submit the Contact Us form on the website, you may be asked for information such as your first name, last name initial, email address, phone number, services requested, how you found us, and whether you want to sign up for our mailing list.

Linked Web Sites

Dr. Geisler’s website sometimes provides links to third-party websites. You acknowledge that such links are provided for your convenience only and do not constitute an endorsement by Dr. Erika Geisler of such third-party websites or all content thereof. Since Dr. Geisler does not control these websites, she is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. Dr. Geisler encourages you to review the privacy policies posted on those, and all, third-party websites.

Information from/to Third Parties

Like other healthcare professionals, Dr. Erika Geisler uses third parties to help operate her practice. Dr. Geisler may receive from and exchange with these third parties information about you. Examples include the following: (1) customer relationship management platform for referral information and information about referrals for our services; (2) billing service platform, if you are using online booking, billing or payment; (3) marketing platform, consisting mainly of Web developer software, WordPress platform and plug-ins as well as Google and its products/services; and (4) email listserv platform for automated responses and if you’ve signed up for a mailing list/blog.

Cookies

Dr. Geisler’s website uses cookies, pieces of numeric data that we transfer to be stored on your computer, so that the website can easily identify your computer when you return to the website. Dr. Erika Geisler can only “read” cookies that are placed on your computer from our own website. Usage of cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information. You can choose to disable cookies by following the procedure suggested by your browser. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you may still be able to access portions of the website content.

Protecting Your Information

The personal information you provide online is retained for no longer than is necessary, depending on the purpose for which it is held, and is electronically stored on a secure server. Dr. Geisler protects the personal information you share with her. Access to your personal information is limited only to Dr. Erika Geisler, her employees and third-party partners, all of whom are required to keep your information confidential. Dr. Erika Geisler does not sell, loan, trade or lease any personal information collected on her website.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure proper use of your personally identifiable information, Dr. Erika Geisler and its third-party partners employ appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online, consistent with industry practices.

Choice to Opt-Out

If at any time, you wish to stop receiving information from us, or to have your name and other personal information removed from our website, please reply to sender or forward the email to us at erika@drerikageisler.com indicating your desire to opt-out and by typing “OPT OUT” in capital letters in the subject line.