Privacy Policy

Thanks for visiting DisabilityScoop.com, owned and published by Disability Scoop, LLC (hereinafter referred to as the "Website," "Disability Scoop," "we," or "us"). We appreciate your interest and want you to know that we are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy interests of our users. We have developed this Privacy Policy to explain the types of information we collect from our users, the reasons we collect this information, and how we utilize this information once we have collected it. By accessing Disability Scoop, you are agreeing to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you agree to these terms and consent to the collection and use of information as specified herein.

1. Types of Information Collected and How It is Used:

(a) IP Address/Device Information: Your IP address, a series of numbers assigned to your computer, automatically is collected each time you visit our Website, along with information about the type of device and browser you are using to access the Website. This information is not collected in connection with any personally identifiable data about you, such as your email address or name. We use IP addresses and device information to better understand our audience, to investigate misuses of Disability Scoop, and to comply with requests of law enforcement or court orders.

(b) Personal Information: You will be asked to provide some personal information whenever you create or register for any type of account with Disability Scoop, including for example your name and email address. This information may be shared with or stored by any third-party provider Disability Scoop engages to administer offerings on the Website. You also will be asked to provide personal information when you post a comment on Disability Scoop. Email addresses will be stored by Disability Scoop and/or its third-party comment system but will not be shared or displayed publicly unless you include the email address within the body of your comment. The name you provide with your comment and the contents of your comment will be stored by Disability Scoop and/or a third-party comment system and published on the Website. Any personal information you provide to Disability Scoop may be provided to outside entities in the aggregate without disclosing personally identifiable information.

(c) Statistical Information: We may conduct voluntary polls and surveys of Website users to better understand the audience we serve. Information culled from polls and surveys may be compiled and shared with outside entities, but no personally identifiable information will be disclosed to such entities.

(d) Cookies: We use cookies and similar technologies to manage Website access and to monitor the features on Disability Scoop that users use, the content and sites that our users link to, and the time spent at a particular site. Users who do not accept cookies may not be able to access all areas or features of Disability Scoop. Certain links and third-party content on the Website may incorporate the use of Web beacons and/or cookies to collect data and other user information. For example, Google, as a third-party vendor may display advertisements on the Website that incorporate the use of DART cookies that enable Google to serve advertisements based on users' visits to the Website and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

(e) Billing and Credit Cards: Disability Scoop collects personal information, including your name, email address, physical address, and credit card information, to process payments on the Website. This information may be stored and shared with third parties for the purpose of processing payments.

2. Disclosure of Information Collected:

We may disclose your personal information to:

(a) Comply with the law, a court order, or legal process served on us.

(b) Cooperate with the investigation of alleged unlawful conduct or to enforce and protect Disability Scoop's intellectual property and other rights associated with the Website.

(c) Process payments for services or goods purchased through the Website.

(d) Transfer assets of Disability Scoop to another company.

(e) Provide technical support and improve the services on the Website.

We may also disclose your personal information as otherwise provided herein.

3. Disability Scoop allows users to submit comments on the Website and may make discussion forums available to users. Disability Scoop may also provide opportunities for readers to submit questions and other submissions. Any information submitted to Disability Scoop may be stored by Disability Scoop and made publicly available. Please be careful not to tell too much about yourself. Remember, you are ultimately responsible for any personal information you post online.

4. By signing up to receive Disability Scoop Email News or registering for any type of account with Disability Scoop, you agree to receive email communications from us. Receiving email communications is completely voluntary, and users may choose to unsubscribe from email communications at any time by using the unsubscribe button at the bottom of email communications. However, transactional emails that are initiated in response to contacting us or are related to the purchase of services or goods through the Website cannot be opted-out of. If you contact Disability Scoop through any of the contact forms made available on the Website or via other means, Disability Scoop may store any information you submit. We may use the information you submit to respond to your inquiry and otherwise in connection with the operation of Disability Scoop.

5. Please contact Disability Scoop with any questions about this Privacy Policy or this Website.

6. Disability Scoop retains the right to alter this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. The current Privacy Policy at any given time supersedes any and all previous Privacy Policies. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any modification is effective as of the posting of the change.

Please note that our Terms and Conditions also govern use of Disability Scoop.

Privacy Policy updated: September 15, 2016