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TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY

Choosing to Thrive Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”)

This Agreement was last modified on May 3, 2018

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using https://www.choosingtothrive.com (“the Site”) operated by the authors of this site (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at https://www.choosingtothrive.com.

By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement.

Intellectual Property
The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by the authors of this site and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

Termination
We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Link to this site 

All websites are free to link to any page. This is a public service website that contains no advertising. You can support this site by pasting this link in your website or blog so that search engines can better recognize it: www.choosingtothrive.com. The contents of this website may be reproduced for non-commercial use only, and the site must be referenced.

Links To Other Sites
Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by the authors of this site.

The authors of this site have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.

Disclaimer: This site contains general medical information and is not tailored to the needs of a specific individual. Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of this site, however it is NOT complete and it may contain mistakes. Use this site as a general guide only. You should always consult your physician when making decisions about your health care. Neither the author nor the operator of this site shall be liable or responsible for any loss, injury, or damage allegedly arising from any information or suggestion in this site.

Governing Law
This Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Changes To This Agreement
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.

Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us.

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Choosing to Thrive Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last modified on May 20, 2018

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Choosing to Thrive and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site and our other sites (collectively “Sites”). We are committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and have implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Sites.

We use your Personal Information only for providing services and improving the Sites. By using the Sites, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection
Although you are not required to register to access our Sites, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

We also collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, quizzes and the like. On some of our Sites, we offer assessment tools that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address, Name, telephone number etc., if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.

When visitors leave comments on the Sites we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

How we use the Information Collected
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you, and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

Disclosure of Information
We may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required in an effort to:

  • Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon Choosing to Thrive and/or our website;
  • Maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of Choosing to Thrive; and
  • Perform under demanding conditions in an effort to safeguard the personal safety of users of our websites and/or the general public.

Children Under Age of 13
We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please use the link provided at the bottom of the emails or send an email to admin@choosingtothrive.com. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.

Data Retention and Modification
When you provide personal information and/or place an order through our websites, we will maintain your Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. To request removal or modification of your information please send an email to admin@choosingtothrive.com.

Your Rights
If you have an account on our sites, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States and Canada.

Log Data
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies
We use cookies on all of our Sites. By continuing to use the Sites, you consent to the use of cookies.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How we use cookies
When you use and access our websites, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use both session and persistent cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the website, to provide analytics (e.g. Google Analytics), to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising (e.g. Facebook) and as well as tracking determined behaviors or activities carried out by yourself inside our websites.

Third-party cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Website (e.g. Google Analytics), deliver advertisements on and through the Website (e.g. Facebook), and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies?
If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies?
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

Behavioural Advertising

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by visiting:
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. We apply security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis. Personal information you share with us may be hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us.

Links To Other Sites
There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. We do not endorse, and are not responsible for, these linked websites.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
We will update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Acceptance of our Privacy Policy
By using our Sites or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that our Privacy Policy will govern it.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:
Choosing to Thrive
Richard A. Fortier
185 911 Yates, St.
Victoria, BC V8V 4Y9
778-678-1410
admin@choosingtothrive.com