Menopause Health Matters.com is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users. This policy is designed to ensure that we safely handle your personal data in accordance with relevant regulations and legislation such as Data Protection Act 1998 and EU General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (the “Data Protection Regulations”).
We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Menopause Health Matters.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us. Menopause Health Matters.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers’, consumers’ and online visitors’ privacy on our website.
Menopause Health Matters.com collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number. This information is collected if you request information from us or sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries. Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 18. We operate our site in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 18 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If Menopause Health Matters.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
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By Accessing This Site You Agree That… The information and resources on this site, www.menopausehealthmatters.com are based upon the research of the author. They are not intended to supplement or substitute for the expertise and judgement of your healthcare professional. The author of this site is not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations, or procedures discussed on this site. All matters pertaining to your physical health should be supervised by a health care professional. Read all product packaging carefully. Menopause Health Matters.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to name (amazon.com). Menopause Health Matters.com also accepts paid advertising and sponsorship in the form of banner/display ads which are clearly marked as “Advertisements”. Some of the products and services may be of interest to women who are experiencing menopause or other health issues but are not endorsed by Menopause Health Matters. Menopause Health Matters editorial content is not influenced by the funding sources pertaining to banner/display ads. Menopause Health Matters.com participates in Google Adsense. Google Ads are supplied at random by Google and therefore Menopause Health Matters has no control over Google Ads ‘content’. Menopause Health Matters works with clients to develop content about a product or service that is both useful and informative in the form of sponsored editorial blog posts/articles. (Menopause Health Matters is not endorsing such products/services). This type of editorial content will be distinguished by “This post is sponsored by…”. On occasions the Editor of Menopause Health Matters may be asked to review a product following which she may offer her unbiased personal opinion. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For reprint or use of information contained within this site, please use our contact page. MHM’s Medical Adviser, Dr Morton does not have any conflict of interest regarding any commercial organisations which make products for human/sanitary use.
Menopause Health Matters has not reviewed all of the sites that may be linked to this website and makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy and/or any other aspect of the information contained in any off-site pages or any other site linked to this Web Site. All users agree that the linking is at their own risk. The information on this website is designed to comply with laws and regulations of the United Kingdom.
Social Media – Menopause Health Matters will retweet and repost at times if we believe that the information will be useful for our followers, but a retweet or repost does not endorse a product or company.
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Cookies may be either ‘persistent’ cookies or ‘session’ cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies that we use
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our services in order to tailor them to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our services.
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