Privacy Policy

Introduction

Welcome to Althea Therapy’s privacy policy.

Althea Therapy respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Please read this privacy policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this privacy policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of our site. If you do not accept and agree with this privacy policy, you must stop using our site and application immediately.

Important Information and Who We Are

Purpose of the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy aims to give you information on how Althea Therapycollects and processes your personal data through your use of this website and application, including any data you may provide through the website and application when you sign up to our newsletter, download content, register to be listed on our platform, become a member of our organization, sponsor or purchase a product or service, or take part in a discussion. This privacy policy applies to https://www.altheatherapy.com/ and Althea Therapy and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Althea Therapy include https://www.altheatherapy.com/, Althea, Althea App, Althea Therapy, and https://app.altheatherapy.com.

This platform is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children. It is important that you read this privacy policy together with any other privacy policy or fair processing policy we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy policy supplements other notices and privacy policies and is not intended to override them.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, we may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

- First and Last Name

- Mailing Address

- E-mail Address

- Phone Number

We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as

your:

- Gender

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Althea's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (c) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. We will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

Use of your Personal Information

Althea Therapy collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.  Althea Therapy may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Althea and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Althea Therapy does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Althea Therapy may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Althea Therapy, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Althea Therapy may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Althea or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Althea; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Althea Therapy, or the public.

Third-Party Links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Tracking User Behavior

Althea Therapy may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Althea Therapy, in order to determine what Althea Therapy services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Althea Therapy to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Althea Therapy. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Althea website.

Data Retention

How long will you use my personal data for?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or other requirements.

By law we have to keep basic information about our members and sponsors (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see your legal rights below for further information.

In some circumstances we will anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Security of your Personal Information

Althea Therapy secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Althea Therapy uses the following methods for this purpose:

     - SSL Protocol

 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Althea Therapy does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. Users must be 18 years of age or older to use the Althea Therapy App.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Althea Therapy may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Althea or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Althea Therapy, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.

Cookies

Our website may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. First-party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our website and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using our website, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device.

Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third-party Cookies are used on our website for collecting data on where videos are being viewed from. For more details, please refer to the table below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our website and your use and experience of our website will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.

All Cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.

Certain features of our website depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be strictly necessary. These Cookies are shown in the table below. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below, but please be aware that our website may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.

Our website may use analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our website is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our website and the services offered through it.

The analytics service used by our website use(s) Cookies to gather required information. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our website, it does enable us to continually improve our website, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

Please see first-party Cookies table above for specific Cookies utilised by the analytics service.

In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

 

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

 

Changes to this Statement

Althea Therapy reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Althea Therapy welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Althea Therapy has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Althea at:

contact@altheatherapy.com

Effective as of January 8, 2021