Last Updated: January 08, 2022
Information We Collect and How We Use It
We don’t deploy cookies on our website or otherwise profile or track your activity.
Information You Provide to Us
URLs, IP Addresses, and Statistics
Our website hosting provider automatically collects information about visitors’ utilization of the Website. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, and to better understand how they find and use our web pages. The software used to do this is AWStats. Collection is carried out in a completely anonymous way, that is, visitors are in no way identifiable.
We DO NOT track or record information about individual behavior on our Website, and we DO NOT target visitors through profiled or tracked data.
When you engage in any financial transaction through the Website, you will be asked to provide certain of your financial information, such as your debit card, credit card or PayPal account and billing address. We don’t keep this information with us, in fact, this information is handled through payment providers such as PayPal, Google Pay, Apple Pay, and via Gumroad’s Credit Card payment processing.
How Personal Information May Be Used or Shared
We will not share, rent, sell or otherwise disclose any information that we collect through the website, except in any of the following situations:
- We may use the information we collect from you (through direct email, or when you buy a product, such as an eBook) to fulfill your requests, to manage the website, to communicate with you about membership, registration, products, services, events and other opportunities related to traditional bodywork, to conduct research and analysis and to expand our services and outreach. We have instituted opt-out capabilities to ensure that you do not receive unwanted promotional email or mail from TraditionalBodywork.com, as discussed below in the “Opting Out of Communications” section.
- We may disclose information that we collect about you to our payment processors who perform services for us in connection with the Website, or to complete or confirm a transaction or series of transactions that you conduct with us. We may also disclose information to service providers or suppliers if the disclosure will enable that party to perform technical support for us.
- We may be legally obligated to disclose information about you to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as in connection with illegal activity on the Website, or to respond to a court order or other legal process. We reserve the right to release information that we collect to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole and absolute discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.
- We may share aggregated or anonymous information that cannot identify you with third parties. For example, we may disclose the number of visitors to the Website or the number of people who have downloaded a particular document.
Publicly Displayed Information
TraditionalBodywork.com publishes articles about massage, bodywork, and traditional medicine. We also maintain an online directory accessible to the public at https://www.traditionalbodywork.com. If you as a company, treatment or training provider have been listed in our directory it allows interested parties — including potential clients and employers — to find you.
We, independently of you and at our sole discretion, collect publicly available information about companies, treatment and training providers of massage, bodywork and traditional medicine services and products, and register this information in our database. We make this information available and visible on our website for the general public.
When you explicitly register for our Directory Listing you may submit to us images and/or a full description of your activities. We make this information available and visible on our website for the general public. Mind that you are responsible for the accuracy and truthfulness of that content as listed in our Terms & Conditions.
Opting Out of Communications
If you no longer want to receive emails from TraditionalBodywork.com just let us know, or, in the case of eBook or video workshops related emails, use the Unsubscribe option in those emails. However, please note that even if you opt out from receiving emails, we may need to keep information we have collected about you for legally obliged record-keeping, research, and other purposes.
To help protect the privacy of data you transmit through the website, where personally identifiable information is requested, we use technology designed to encrypt the information that you input before it is sent to us (https protocol). In addition, we take steps to protect the user data we collect against unauthorized access. However, you should keep in mind that the website is run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond our control.
Links to Other Websites
Our site also contains links to websites or products and services offered by third parties. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the information collection practices of those third party websites. Your use of those third party websites is at your sole and entire risk. We’d like to encourage you to review those third party websites and their privacy policies before using them or providing them any of your personal information.
This website is not intended for persons under the age of 18, that is, not for minors (which may also be under the age of 21). If you are a minor, please do not use or access this website at any time or in any manner, except under the supervision of an adult. By using this website on your own, you affirm that you are legally an adult in your country or in the place where you are currently residing. TraditionalBodywork.com does not seek through this website to gather personal information from minors.
Other Privacy Aspects
You may provide personal information to us other than on or through the Website. Aside from the Website, we may collect personal information via email, telephone, facsimile, postal mail, or in person. If we use information on or through our Website which we collected other than on or through the Website, the Website Privacy terms, above, will apply in their entirety to the use of such information.