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- restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying our Website;
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CHANGES TO OUR WEBSITE In an effort to continually improve our Website and its usefulness to you, we may add additional services or make changes to existing services. In the event that Longtermcarecorner.com makes such changes, these Terms shall apply to the new services and to any changes to existing services.
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Longtermcarecorner.com Community Code of Conduct We're glad you're here. We've heard from caregivers that they have questions, that they've learned things they want to share, and that sometimes they just want to talk to others who are living through the same things they are. We want this to be YOUR place to do that.
To make sure that this community and our expert "Ask and Answer" area remain a safe and encouraging place for everyone, we ask that you adhere to the following code of conduct while participating:
PLEASE NOTE – It's your responsibility to keep your contact information current. The staff at Longtermcarecorner.com may use your e-mail address to contact you regarding your posts made in our community, or the listings you have created. It’s our goal to help you to contribute within our set of rules. However, we reserve the right to disallow your participation in our community and terminate your account at Longtermcarecorner.com if, in our opinion, you violate our code of conduct or for any reason whatsoever in the sole discretion of Longtermcarecorner.com.
- Please choose a screen name that's tactful, or the Longtermcarecorner.com staff will ask you to make a change.
- Please refrain from using language that's profane, abusive, obscene, harassing, threatening, hateful, or otherwise objectionable.
- Personal attacks are never allowed. Differences of opinion are welcome, as long as they're presented respectfully. Attacking character and personal beliefs are unacceptable at all times.
- Revealing another member's real name, address, phone number, e-mail address, or any other personally identifying information is forbidden. It's an invasion of privacy.
- Do not use our community for solicitation purposes. This includes activities such as promoting businesses or professional services, sharing referral codes/links, and soliciting our members for research purposes.
- Do not use our community to generate traffic for other sites including your own. Making references, providing a link, or otherwise mentioning other sites of value to our members is permitted—as long as you don’t do so for your own self interest.
Your privacy is important to us. Longtermcarecorner.com has prepared these privacy and security policies ("Statement") so you may better understand how Longtermcarecorner.com ("our Website") may use your personal information in connection with our Website and services, as well as how it protects your information against unauthorized use. Please take the time to review this Statement and contact us using the Contact Information below with any questions or concerns.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Personal Information Longtermcarecorner.com may ask you to register and/or provide personal information in certain instances, such as when you ask a question of our experts, or when you contact a service provider. Personally identifiable information that we may collect includes your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and information about the medical conditions of a loved one. Longtermcarecorner.com may also collect demographic information such as your age, gender, postal code, level of education, household income, and interests.
Children's Personal Information
Longtermcarecorner.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. If we find out that we have such personal information, we will take reasonable steps to delete it.
Website Usage Information
Longtermcarecorner.com tracks navigational data (log files, server logs, click-stream) and information about how our Website is used by you (through cookies, Internet tags, or web beacons). We also collect information such as the URL of the Website you previously visited and the time of day that you use our Website. Longtermcarecorner.com also keeps track of the pages you visit within our Website as well as any transaction details (downloads, orders, requests, or referrals). You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent, or to refuse or delete cookies altogether, but in such cases certain features of our Website might not function as expected.
Third-Party Ad-serving Companies On our Website
We will display third-party advertisements. While many of these advertisements are displayed by Longtermcarecorner.com, we allow third-party ad-serving companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our Website. Some of these ad networks may place a persistent cookie in order to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. Thus, third party ad-serving companies or ad networks may compile information about where you are using your computer, where you saw their advertisements, and which ads are clicked on. This information allows the third party to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Longtermcarecorner.com does not have access to the cookies that may be placed by the third-party ad-serving companies or ad networks. We will not share information that will specifically identify you to an ad-serving company or ad.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Longtermcarecorner.com collects, integrates, and uses your personal information to help enhance and personalize your use of our Website and the services that we may offer. This information also allows us to provide you with targeted content, information, and advertising (on our Website, in newsletters, via e-mail, etc.). We also use anonymous and aggregated data to create statistics and reports for various business purposes. We may aggregate anonymous data and share it with our advertisers or Longtermcarecorner.com partners in order to offer you potentially desirable products and services.
Website Usage Information The website usage information we collect (e.g., cookies, Internet tags, web beacons, etc.) is used by Longtermcarecorner.com to monitor the operation, technical functions, and quality of our Website and services. This information is also used to provide general statistics regarding use of our Website. We may also use such information for research or improvements of our Website and the services we offer you. This data is also used by Longtermcarecorner.com to deliver customized content and advertising to you when your online behavior indicates that you are interested in a particular subject area.
Disclosure of Data Longtermcarecorner.com keeps your personally identifiable information confidential. Set forth below are various circumstances under which Longtermcarecorner.com may share your personal information:
- We may disclose your personally identifiable information in the event that we sell this Website or substantial parts of our business, provided that the buyer agrees to comply with this Statement.
- We may share your information with affiliated companies or strategic alliance partners, provided they comply with this Statement.
In the event that we disclose your personally identifiable information as set forth above, we will require thirdparty organizations to protect and maintain your personally identifiable information in compliance with the terms and conditions of this Statement.
- We may also share your personally identifiable information to respond to law enforcement requests, court orders, or other legal processes; or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or respond to illegal activities, fraud, physical threats to you or others; or as otherwise required by any applicable law or regulation.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION -- SECURITY Longtermcarecorner.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of up-todate security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store any personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access. These systems are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
You should keep in mind that no Internet communication is ever completely secure or error-free.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT We may periodically update this Statement to reflect changes in our services and policies. When we post changes to this Statement, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this Statement. If there are material changes to the Statement or in how Longtermcarecorner.com will use your personal information, we will notify you either by posting a prominent notice prior to implementing the change or by sending you a direct notification. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
CONTACT INFORMATION If you have questions or complaints regarding this Statement, you should first contact us at
with any questions or concerns. All customer requests will be formally reviewed by Longtermcarecorner.com