We are strongly committed to safeguarding consumer privacy on our Web site. We operate under the following set of strict privacy principles:
The only information we obtain about our members is information we need to process credit card charges of membership fees. That information is never revealed, resold, or made public for any reason. The only exception is if we sell this portion of our business, in which case you would be given notice in case you decided to cancel your membership and remove your information.
Personally identifiable information provided by members (name, e-mail or home address, etc.) is never disclosed to anyone.
Each time a member logs into our site, we store a temporary "cookie" in the browser files of the member computer. This cookie is used during your online session to allow you free access to the member's area, without repeatedly requiring you to re-enter your user name and password.
When ever you log off or leave the site, the cookies file is automatically removed.
In order to provide visitors with greater value, some of our pages may provide links to various third party Web sites.
In no case, is member information or 'cookies' provided to the third party sites. However, keep in mind that many sites do attempt to capture visitor information when you browse those sites. Once you leave our site, we are not able to alert you should another site attempt to gather information from your browser.
We provide our members with with a multi-tiered Discussion Forum that makes sharing information with other members easy.
To protect your privacy when posting or replying to messages in the discussion forums, your personal information and email is not revealed.
However, remember that any information that you disclose in the discussion forums can be read by all other members, so exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Likewise, it is your responsibility to protect names and identifying information about individual students, individuals and school programs or other programs that would violate confidentiality.
Our Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use a variety of security measures including encryption and authentication from Thawte to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information under our control. We employ strict security measures to safeguard online transactions; personal information is stored in a secured database and always sent via an encrypted Internet channel.
Our site gives users the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us. You can be assured that we never reveal, sell, or make available your email address to anyone for any purpose other than the exception noted above.
This site also gives users options for removing their information from our database in order to stop receiving communications or our service.
AutismFamilyOnline is a division of QuirkRoberts Publishing. You many receive communication from the following:
Publisher, Autism Family Online