Your privacy is important to us, and maintaining your trust and confidence is one of our highest priorities. We respect your right to keep your personal information confidential and understand your desire to avoid unwanted solicitations. In an effort to protect privacy and ensure confidentiality, CARD strictly abides by the following policies and procedures. CARD is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, and any information you present to CARD in any format will be protected to the best of CARDís abilities.
1. How Information is Collected
- We collect limited personally identifiable information, such as a predesignated nickname, the childís SKILLS identification, gender, and month and year of birth;
- We do not store or share your precise geographic location;
- We do not share your personal data ñ including name, address, email, and telephone number ñ with other companies;
- We do not allow 3rd party advertising companies to collect date through our service for any purpose;
- In order to protect your personally identifiable information against unauthorized access or disclosure, we will encrypt transmission of data on pages where you provide payment information. However, please be advised that no security or encryption method can be guaranteed to protect information from hackers or human error.
2. Parties to Whom We Disclose Information
As a general rule, we do not disclose personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone. However, to the extent permitted by law and any applicable Code of Professional Conduct, certain nonpublic information about you may be disclosed in the following situations:
- To comply with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summon;
- As a part of any actual or threatened legal proceeding or alternative dispute resolution proceeding either initiated by or against us, provided we disclose only the information necessary to file, pursue, or defend against the lawsuit and take reasonable precautions to ensure that the information disclosed does not become a matter of public record.
Your consent will not be required for disclosure in these instances, but we will attempt to notify you to the extent permitted by law.
3. Data Storage
- Data is kept for a limited period of time only. Our systems are designed to retain log data for a minimum of 2 years after it is collected and at our discretion up to 10 years.
- Our systems are designed to keep unidentifiable data for an indefinite period of time.
- We remove personally identifiable information and other preferences associated with your account promptly after you delete your account.
- Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business.
4. Age Requirements
- We do not contact or collect personal information from children under 13 without the express written consent of the childís parents. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information without your consent, please contact us immediately.
6. Contact Us
Center for Autism and Related Disorders
19019 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356
- You may also file a written complaint with the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, at the following address:
50 United Nations Plaza, Room 322
San Francisco, CA 94102