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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of and was last updated on June 21, 2017.

General. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to inform you about the type of information that Addiction Recover Services (“we”, “us” or “our”) may gather or collect from you in connection with your use of www.theaddictionrecoverynetwork.com (this “Site”). It also explains the conditions under which we use and disclose that information, and your rights with respect to that information.

Please note that our practices are subject to change. We ask that you bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure continuing familiarity with the most current version of our Privacy Policy. All additions and changes apply as of the time they are posted on this Site. Please check the Effective Date above to note when this Privacy Policy was last updated.

This Site is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. By using this Site or submitting information to us, you consent to our collection, use and sharing of information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you are not 18 years of age or older or you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not provide us with any information or use any of the products or services offered or provided on this Site.

WE ARE NOT A COVERED ENTITY FOR PURPOSES OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1996 (“HIPAA”), NOR IS THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU TO US IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY US CONSIDERED PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION UNDER HIPAA. AS SUCH, THE ADDITIONAL PRIVACY AND SECURITY PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO CONSUMERS/PATIENTS UNDER HIPAA ARE NOT CONTEMPLATED BY, NOR CONTAINED WITHIN, THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

California Residents.

A. Tracking.

How do you respond to Web browser “do not track” (“DNT”) signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third party websites or online services?

We do not monitor DNT signals or similar mechanisms.

May other parties collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when they visit the Site?

No.

B. Privacy.

California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to either: (1) a list detailing the categories of information shared and the entities to which such information was provided; or (2) to be notified of a mechanism by which a consumer may opt-out of having their information shared with third parties. We have elected the second option. To opt-out of having your information shared with third parties, contact us at the information below.

In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, STE 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by e-mail to dca@dca.ca.gov.

Gathering, Use and Disclosure of Information.

We collect both Non-Personally-Identifying Information and Personally-Identifying Information from you. “Non–Personally–Identifying Information” is information that, without the aid of additional information, cannot be directly associated with a specific person or entity. “Personally–Identifying Information,” by contrast, is information such as a first and last name, telephone number, home address, or email address that, without more, can be directly associated with a specific person or entity.

A. Non-Personally Identifying Information.

1. Gathering Non-Personally-Identifying Information.

Web Browsers. Like most site operators, we gather Non-Personally-Identifying Information from you of the sort that web browsers, depending on their settings, may make available. That information includes your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, operating system and browser type, and the locations of the web pages you view right before arriving at, while navigating, and immediately after leaving this Site.

Web Cookies. A “Web Cookie” is a string of information that a site stores on your computer, and your browser provides to this Site, each time you submit a query to this Site. We may or one of our third-party vendors, including Google, use Web Cookies to track the pages that you visit during each Site session, both to help us improve your experience and to help us understand how this Site is being used and to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Site and/or to report how ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to your visit to the Site.

IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO HAVE WEB COOKIES PLACED ON YOUR COMPUTER, YOU SHOULD SET YOUR BROWSER TO REFUSE WEB COOKIES BEFORE ACCESSING THIS SITE, WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT CERTAIN FEATURES OF THIS SITE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY WITHOUT THE AID OF WEB COOKIES. IF YOU REFUSE WEB COOKIES, YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RESULTING LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY.

2. Use of Non-Personally-Identifying Information.

We analyze Non–Personally–Identifying Information gathered from users of this Site to help us better understand how this Site is being used. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, we are able to better design this Site to improve your experiences, both in terms of content and ease of use. We link information gathered using Non-Personally-Identifying Information to Personally-Identifying Information.

3. Disclosure of Non-Personally-Identifying Information.

From time to time, we may also release the Non–Personally–Identifying Information gathered from Site users in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of this Site.

B. Personally-Identifying Information.

1. Gathering Personally-Identifying Information from Site Users.

When you complete a call-back request form or health profile, if applicable, on this Site you may be asked to disclose Personally–Identifying Information, including but not limited to your name, email address, and telephone number(s), your insurance information, and other information necessary to complete a member health profile. You may also be asked for your age and gender. You may also choose to submit Personally-Identifying Information to us when you use any interactive features and services that we may make available from time to time on this Site, such as questions and answers, blogs, polls, and quizzes.  We may also collect Personally–Identifying Information from you when you contact us.

2. Gathering Personally-Identifying Information from Third Party Sources.

We may also license or purchase data, including Personally-Identifying Information, from third party sources. This data may include, but is not limited to: first and last name; gender; email address; postal address; home phone number; and cell phone number.

3. Use of Personally-Identifying Information.

We may use your Personally–Identifying Information in the following ways:

4. Disclosure of Personally-Identifying Information to Third Parties.

We will disclose Personally-Identifying Information in the following circumstances:

Customer Testimonials/Comments/Reviews.

Our business partners may post customer testimonials/comments/reviews which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer’s consent with a signed release of liability or via email or phone prior to posting their name with the testimonial/comment/review.

Third Party Advertising Technologies/Remarketing.

In addition to using cookies and related technologies as described above, we also may permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about user activities (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third party services). These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior. These companies may use information about user behavior in order to provide customized advertisements across various services and products. In the course of providing these services, products or placing advertisements, these third party companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your computer, and may record information to these cookies based upon your activities on any of our Site and/or services and on third party websites. Each of these companies uses this cookie information according to their own privacy and security policies. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out as indicated in this Policy. Please note this does not opt you out of being delivered advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.

We Do Not Collect Information from Children.

The information and services provided by us are not intended for children under the age of eighteen (18) years old. Additionally, we do not direct our Sites to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) years old. If ARS learns of a person who registers on this site who is under the age of thirteen (13) years old, we will immediately delete that person’s information.

Limitations on Liability.

YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH DEALING WITH OTHER USERS WITH WHOM YOU COME IN CONTACT THROUGH THIS SITE. WE EXPECT THAT YOU WILL USE CAUTION AND COMMON SENSE WHEN USING THIS SITE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OVER PRIVACY IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AS WELL AS THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS SITE (INCLUDING LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES AND ARBITRATION). YOU AGREE THAT OUR LIABILITY FOR ANY BREACH OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY SHALL BE LIMITED TO NO GREATER THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PER CLAIM, TO THE EXTENT SUCH CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE BARRED BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Additional Information.

Any questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to info@thearn.org or 1801 Military Trail, Suite 120, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

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