Distance Parent is the sole owner of the information collected on distanceparent.org.
Content Privacy, User Accessibility and Erasure
DistanceParent.org may collect information from our users at several different points on distanceparent.org. This information will not be sold or given away to other parties. Here’s how we use it.
User Account and Profile
In order to enhance their use of distanceparent.org, to create content, and to use the forums, users can choose to create an account that contains basic information about themselves like their email address, user name and password and/or voluntary profile information. This account and profile can be deleted by the user, at will. Account and profile information is never shared with a third party. Profile information like name and profile description may display on the site if the user comments or creates forum content.
In order to enhance their use of distanceparent.org, users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address. DistanceParent uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by our terms and conditions of use, and will not pass this information to any other organization. You can edit and delete your own comments at any time by going to the comment in question. To delete all of your comments, go to the bottom of any post and to the left of the comments box, click user settings. Follow the prompts to bulk delete your content.
Posts and Forum Posts
A user may opt to create a post to be featured on the site, or to create forum posts or replies. Posts that are featured on the site are publicly viewable. Forum posts and replies are viewable by other forum members. The post and forum content may be deleted by the user at any time.
Tracking and Advertising
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. These can be removed by following your internet browser help instructions. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings. However, not all distanceparent.org services require that you accept cookies.
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.
Third Party Advertising
The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by Google and Amazon.com among other services. Information about users’ visit to this site, such as number of times they have viewed an ad (but not username, date of birth, or any other personal information), is used to serve ads to users on this site.
Third Party Cookies
Nothing on distanceparent.org is legal advice. Please seek the advice of an attorney for legal advice.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, as described above, distanceparent.org may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of distanceparent.org.
In the event distanceparent.org goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
distanceparent.org contains links to other sites. Please be aware that distanceparent.org is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by distanceparent.org.
Usage and Content Policy
Content on distanceparent.org is often provided by end users (like you) and long distance parents that are not the owner of the site. The owner of this site takes no responsibility, legal or otherwise, for the content provided or posted by other parties.
In order to make distanceparent.org a responsible source of information, users posting comments or blog entries should adhere to the following guidelines :
- Do not dispense legal advise here, even if you are an attorney – and further, nothing posted on distanceparent.org should be construed as legal advice. For legal advice, please consult your attorney.
- Do not post personal information in reference to yourself or anyone else.
- Be respectful. Don’t use the site to attack, badmouth or discuss details regarding other people. Remember that you (the poster) is responsible for these remarks, not distanceparent.org.
- When in the forums, follow the forums guidelines.