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Advertisement and Privacy Policies

Psychology One is a free online mental-health resource guide, and uses third-party advertisement as a way to fund some of the maintenance costs . However, most of the funding comes from the owner’s private/personal investment.

Types of Advertisement

Psychology One displays a limited number of affiliate links, typically in the middle of an article (if it is relevant to the reader) or on the sides of the website. Some of these affiliate links include Amazon or Just-Answer.com.

Psychology One also uses advertising banners from third party advertisers, usually at a minimum as well as text ads such as Just Answer and Google search.

Advertisement is distinguished by the word 'Advertisement' at the top or bottom of a gray frame. In the case with Google search results, the ads are clearly placed on top and also identified with the word 'Advertisement'. They are also separated from the rest of the content by a gray line.

While we clearly allow advertisement on some of our pages, we make sure that it is related to the content of the article and of possible importance to the reader. However, we DO NOT ENDORSE any of the advertisement that appears on our website nor we will permit that any advertisement will jeopardize, or bias, the content of our free service.

We will only accept third party advertisement that is related to the content of this service, and might provide of some benefit or value to the reader.

Psychology One also makes sure that none of the advertisements interfere with the content, and remain non-obtrusive to the viewer.

Advertisement by any third party is not permitted without prior permission from Psychology One staff.

No advertisement will be permitted that may/could injure the reputation of Psychology One and it’s services.

Data Privacy

We will never share any personal information with any third parties without your written permission, with the exception of law enforcement cooperation regarding violation of content or violations of laws.

Contact/personal information that you provide directly to us, whether by email or via a creating an account with us for blog posting, will only be used in the following:

  • To verify the legitimacy of your comments.

  • Private information will also be used to help Psychology One improve the content of its website for each individual visitor.

  • Private information regarding account subscriptions for blog comments posting, email newsletters, or article ratings, will also be used in connection with these related services (for example, sending monthly newsletters).

We would only contact you only with your permission to do so. But keep in mind that we use automated-notifiers, such as account verification, anti-spam verifications, etc.

Be aware that when you comment, only your posting will appear in our discussion area and not your private information.

Please do not post any private contact in your blog comments, and that includes personal phone numbers, email addresses, etc.

Non-Personal Information

We also collect non-personal information about your visit of our website, and of the pages that you access. This is done via the use of “cookies”. Also known as browser cookies, they are used to send information to the user and back to the server of the website of origin.

They are often ued for authentications or identification purposes, or a user’s web page preferences.

We do not associate information from cookies to any personal information, or use them to collect any private information from you without your written consent.

Keep in mind that most browsers (such as IE or Firefox) are equipped to reject all cookies, and offer assistance to do this. This is usually found in the “Help” section of the browser toolbar. But be aware that by doing this, you might not be able to benefit from our site’s full functions or features.

Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content.

We do not collect personal information from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here.

Privacy Security

Psychology One uses a reasonable standard of privacy security and tries to use minimum visitor information for purposes regarding our website maintenance, content use , and responsibilities associated with our site as a whole.

Complete security in the internet cannot be completely guaranteed, and there is a possibility that someone might illegally access private information or intercept visitor information.

By visiting our sites you understand, and agree, that you are using our services at your own risk, and assume any liability and responsibility that may come up.

Your Private Information Rights

You have the right to request that Psychology One correct, update or remove any personal information from our databases.

You will have the ability to edit or change some of your information (such as a post or a comment), but some personal information may require a direct from us directly. You may reach us at: here

Privacy Policy Changes

Psychology One has the right to change or modify the terms and conditions listed above at any time, and without prior notice.

Please bookmark this page and visit it regularly for any policy changes.

Updated: January, 13, 2012

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