What Information does The Social Clinic collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or comment on posts.
When registering on or through our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: first name, last name, e-mail address, phone number.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience: Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
To improve our website: We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
To process transactions, if any: Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased service requested.
To send periodic email newsletters: The email address you provide may be used to send you our bi-monthly newsletter, information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
The Social Clinic Comment Policy
At The Social Clinic, and especially on our blog, we do censor comments to ensure that nothing political or religious is being discussed, such comments will be deleted automatically. The Social Clinic acknowledges that it is not affiliated with any political, religious, or idealogical organization of any sort. We reserve the right to delete any comment that we identify is off-topic, “spammy” in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.
Once a comment is made public on The Social Clinic website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.
All comments and other content contributed to Mashable shall adhere to the following policy, and may be edited or removed at Mashable’s discretion if it is deemed to be in violation of this policy.
Personal Attacks: Please don’t engage in personal attacks (on authors, other users or any individual), persistent trolling or mindless abuse. The community we encourage should focus on intelligently discussing topics by furthering the conversation and informing the participants with resourceful and constructive ideas.
Hate speech: Racism, sexism, political or religious promotions or affiliations, or any form of discrimination or segregation will not be tolerated.
Language and Threats: Please watch your language and respect other people’s views, beliefs and emotions. We reserve the right to remove any content that might be found extremely offensive or threatening.
No Spam: Spam and advertising content will be removed.
Smear Tactics: Although we acknowledge criticism of our articles and our writers, we will not allow misrepresentation. We will distinguish between constructive arguments and smear tactics.
Relevancy: Please keep conversations relevant. Off-topic comments are subject to removal in order to keep the thread on track.
Quality: We encourage you to take responsibility for the quality of the conversations in which you’re participating. Maintain intelligent discussions on our community by being respectful and considerate.
Help us: Maintain an inviting interaction space by self-policing threads and flagging spam. Although we have a hands-on approach to community engagement, we do sometimes miss problem commenters or trolls. We appreciate your efforts to keep our blog and community environment inviting, insightful and constructive. Let the conversations be quality ones.
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