The Interaction Coach (IC) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it at all times.
The Interaction Coach is a website and blog maintained by Online Speech Services LLC. It is not intended to replace medical advice or the consultation of a pediatrician or other medical professional. If you have concerns about your child's health or development, please contact your child's health care provider. If your child is currently receiving developmental therapies, please follow your child's individual treatment plan and your early intervention team's recommendations.
All activities described by The Interaction Coach assume close supervision of the child by an adult. For the purposes of this blog and all The Interaction Coach products, close supervision is defined as an adult within arm's reach of the child with eyes directly on the child. Some of the materials suggested may be hazardous to children and good judgement based on individual children is warranted. The Interaction Coach assumes no liability for accident or injury resulting from replicating activities described within The Interaction Coach blog or products.
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2. Collecting personal information: We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
-information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
-information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
-information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use);
-information relating to any purchases you make of our goods and/or services or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number, email address and card details);
-information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts);
-information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and
-any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
-NOTE: Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
3. Using personal information: Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information to:
-administer our website and business;
-personalize our website for you;
-enable your use of the services available on our website;
-send you goods purchased through our website;
-supply to you services purchased through our website;
-send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
-send you non-marketing commercial communications;
-send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
-send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
-send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
-provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
-deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
-keep our website secure and prevent fraud; and
-verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service).
-NOTE: If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us. Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
4. Disclosing personal information: We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information:
-to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
-in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
-in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
-to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
-to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
-NOTE: Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers: Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy. Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India. Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others. You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6. Retaining personal information: This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information. Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
-to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
-if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
-in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
7. Security of personal information: We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
8. Amendments: We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through our website.
9. Your rights: You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. Third party websites: Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. Updating information: Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12. About cookies: A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
13. Our cookies: We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
15. Third party cookies: Our website also uses third party cookies. Details of the other third party cookies used by our website are set out below:
-we use Google Analytics to recognize a computer when a user visits our website and track users as they navigate the website, improve the website's usability.
-we use Facebook Pixel to recognize a computer when a user visits our website, target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users and validate authenticated users sessions.
-we use Pinterest Conversion Tag to recognize a computer when a user visits our website, target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users and validate authenticated users sessions.
16. Blocking cookies: Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
17. Deleting cookies: You can delete cookies already stored on your computer. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
18. This website is owned and operated by Online Speech Services LLC.
Joyce has set a high bar professionally and ethically. Her focus, whether providing direct services, administrative support, or writing/developing materials for professionals in the field, has always been child-centered.