COOKIE POLICY

INTRODUCTION 

To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant online experience to our site visitors and members, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This notice provides you with information about cookies, including what they are, how you consent to their use, how we use them, and how to make changes regarding the use of cookies from this website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies. These are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. Cookies on this site may be delivered in a first-party (set by Heath Consultation & Therapy Services) or third-party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with emails you receive from us.

Cookies help us enhance your experience when using the website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site users and members. We do not retain identifying information regarding you except as they relate to log-in accounts, including log-in to “Login to client portal” page.

The State Bar uses both single-session and persistent/multi-session cookies.

Single-session cookies is a line of text that is stored temporarily in your computer or device’s random access memory (RAM). It is never written to a drive. It helps with navigation on the website, only record information temporarily and are erased when the user quits the session or closes the browser, are enabled by default in order to provide the smoothest navigation experience possible. 

Persistent/multi-session cookies, also known as “tracking” cookies, remain on your computer and record information every time you visit some websites. These are stored on the hard drive of your computer or device until you manually delete them from a browser folder, or until they expire, which can be hours or years after placement on your computer. Web administrators use these to keep you logged into certain websites, provide analysis of site use and to maintain access quality for users. These capture a unique, randomly assigned identifier for each user, or the user's IP address, and do not send or receive information on websites other than this one. 

CONSENT 

By using this website you agree and consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookies Notice. You will have seen a banner to this effect on your first visit to this website; although it will not usually appear on subsequent visits, you may withdraw your consent at any time by following the instructions under section “Changing your cookie settings below.” 

COOKIES USED ON THIS SITE 

Cookies used on this site include the following to improve your experience, providing content about Heath Therapy & Consultation Services, and to authenticate you when logging in to certain areas on our website, like the “client portal”. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however, please be aware that this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality. 

  • Where strictly required. These cookies and similar technologies are essential in order to enable the website services to provide access to features such as your client portal and other secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. You cannot disable this category of cookies. For example, such as authenticating your log-in to the site's "client portal" and being able to remember that action.

  • For functionality. These cookies and similar technologies remember choices you make such as language or search parameters. This site does not currently offer any customizable parameters, but if we did, we would use these cookies to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and to make your use of the website more tailored.

  • For statistics, performance and analytics. These cookies and similar technologies collect and report information anonymously on how users interact with the webpages and services. They enable us to improve how the webpages and services operate. For example, we use analytics through the Wix website services and similar cookies to help us understand how visitors arrive at and browse our products and website to identify areas for improvement such as navigation, user experience, and marketing campaigns. 

  • Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies. These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited, and share that information with other parties such as advertising technology service providers and advertisers.

​Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES’ COOKIES

Third-party cookies are cookies set by someone other than the website owner for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing. When using our website, you may encounter embedded content, to make a payment, or for public and member benefits. These third-party websites and embedded content may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites, even if directed to them from our website.

SOCIAL MEDIA

If there are any "buttons" or links to social media, cookies are also present. When a user encounters an article or a piece of information, the website will provide the option to share the content thereby activating the designated social media’s cookies. 

CHANGING YOUR COOKIE SETTINGS 

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise, you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

To learn more about cookies, for example the type of cookies, which have been set, their management and deletion, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, feel free to contact Dr. Cody at drcodyheath@gmail.com.