<h1><strong><span style="color: #9f00b4;">Privacy Policy & Disclaimer</span></strong></h1><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div id="le_body_row_2_col_1_el_3" class="element-container cf" data-style=""><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="element"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="op-text-block" style="width: 100%; text-align: left;"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>At Choices Unlimited for Health & Wellness, we cannot provide provide professional advise on the internet – only when you sign up for personal consultation, so please read Not Professional Advice.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>In addition, we believe in your right to protect your privacy.  The following also outlines how and when we gather information from this website and tells you how we will use any information you provide to us.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Not Professional Advice</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>The information contained in or made available through the Sites (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, or in chats) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, financial, medical, psychological, or legal matters.  In particular, you should regularly consult a health practitioner in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or specific attention.  We and our licensors or suppliers make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Sites.  Neither are we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death.  You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your use of the Sites, you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for any such decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Information We Collect</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>We collect your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select.  Through our websites, we provide you with opportunities to register for information, seminars, and to take part in public forums and other community based activities which may form part of the services we offer by filling out and submitting an online form.  Your use of these tools requires you to register, providing us with information about you.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, we may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including postal code), e-mail address, telephone, credit card, and other personal information.  If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.  In all cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>We also gather information from our web site server’s logs, including but not limited to your IP address, browser software versions and connectivity speed of your Internet connection.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>How We Use Your Information</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>We use information we collect for the purpose of:</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><ul><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li>Providing you with information and other services which you have requested;</li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li>Administering the website, including the products and services offered through it; and</li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li>Aggregating non-identifiable information, for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes, in order to better understand our visitors’ preferences and improve the products and services offered.</li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></ul><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>Choices Unlimited for Health & Wellness delivers information via email to visitors who request it.  We will not contact you via email without your permission to do so.  From time to time, Choices Unlimited for Health & Wellness may also send you announcements or other special offers that we think will be of value to you.  If you do not wish to continue to receive such offers, simply click the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email you receive to update your preferences.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>At no time will the names, addresses, telephone numbers (mobile or landline), fax, e-mail, website or social media page be given out, sold or distributed to anyone (individuals, associations, or businesses) without written or express permission to do so.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Exceptions</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>While we are committed to keeping your information secure and private, we have the following exceptions to our privacy policy: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process.  We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the websites, or a physical or property threat to you or others.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>The information you enter when making a purchase will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments.  Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose or carrying out the transactions.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Cookies</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>This web site does not currently use cookies, but it may do so in the future.  We may also from time to time offer services on our website from third party companies.  These companies may choose to use cookies for the purpose of gathering information.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies of third party companies so that you may understand what information is being collected and for what purpose.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Other Websites</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>The ChoiceUnlimited.ca and the DrHollyBooks websites may contain links to other sites as a courtesy to visitors and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these web sites.  We recommend that viewers check the privacy policies of all sites to be aware of how your information is being used.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Spam</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>We have done our utmost to comply with the requirements of CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation).  We do not support any form of spam and will not knowingly participate in, nor provide services in support of, the delivery of unsolicited commercial email.  If you believe that our services and/or tools have been used to deliver unsolicited commercial email, please advise us immediately by emailing <a href="mailto:holly@choicesunlimited.ca">holly@choicesunlimited.ca</a>.  Please include a copy of the alleged abuse, and any other information which may assist us.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>You can also contact us by phone at (604) 764-5203.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Our Clients</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>Choices Unlimited is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of our clients’ customer information and to abide by the protections afforded to customers by each client’s individual Privacy Policy to the extent which it is reasonable and possible.  Choices Unlimited does not maintain copies of our clients’ databases nor the personal information of their customers once the services for which we have been contracted are completed.  Choices Unlimited is not liable for the independent actions of our clients with respect to personal information provided to them as a result of services we have provided.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2><strong>Changes to this Statement</strong></h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>From time to time, we may amend or update this policy.  In the event that we change our privacy policy, we will publish the full text of the amended policy here and will post a notification of effective changes on our home page.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p>Updated January 2015</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>