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Cookies and Web Beacons
How We Use Collected Information
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How We Protect Your Information
HowToTreatHeartburn.com adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our website.
Third Party Advertisements
Users may find advertising or other content on our website that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and other such information that is not personally identifiable. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
- Google Adsense
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DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED BY DOWNLOADS
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JURISDICTION AND VENUE
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WE WILL ALWAYS ATTEMPT TO PROVIDE THE BEST AND MOST ACCURATE INFORMATION POSSIBLE HERE AT HOWTOTREATHEARTBURN.COM, BUT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN ACTIONS. WE WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANYTHING THAT HAPPENS FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN ABOUT YOUR HEALTH BEFORE, AFTER, AND DURING ANY COURSE OF TREATMENT. THIS WEBSITE IS FOR THE SHARING OF INFORMATION AND DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY SPECIFIC COURSE OF TREATMENT. ANYTHING YOU FIND ON OUR BLOG OR TO WHICH WE LINK, SHOULD BE THOROUGHLY DISCUSSED WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE YOU DECIDE ON A COURSE OF ACTION.
HowToTreatHeartburn.com is not primarily financial driven. The intent of this blog is, and always has been, to share ideas related to gastric discomfort.
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HowToTreatHeartburn.com may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this website. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner(s) of this website may be compensated to provide opinions on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this website receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely the author. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
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Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
HowToTreatHeartburn.com takes copyright violation very seriously and will vigorously protect the rights of legal copyright owners.
If you are the copyright owner of content which appears on our website and you did not authorize the use of the content you must notify us in writing in order for us to identify the allegedly infringing content and take action.
We will be unable to take any action if you do not provide us with the required information, so if you believe that your material for which you own the copyright has been infringed upon or violated, please provide our Copyright Agent, in writing, with the following information:
1.) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
2.) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
3.) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
4.) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
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6.) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
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DMCA AGENT Email: DMCA@HowToTreatHeartburn.com
Anti Spam Policy
HowToTreatHeartburn.com does not authorize the harvesting, mining or collection of e-mail addresses or other information from or through the website or its services.
HowToTreatHeartburn.com does not permit or authorize others to use his services to collect, compile or obtain any information about its customers or subscribers, including but not limited to subscriber e-mail addresses. HowToTreatHeartburn.com does not permit or authorize any attempt to use its services in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any aspect of any of the services, or that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any the owner service.
If HowToTreatHeartburn.com believes that unauthorized or improper use is being made of any service, it may, without notice, take such action as it, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate, including blocking messages from a particular internet domain, mail server or IP address. HowToTreatHeartburn.com may immediately terminate any account on any service which it determines, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any e-mail that violates this policy.
Nothing in this policy is intended to grant any right to transmit or send e-mail to, or through, this website and/or services. Failure to enforce this policy in every instance does not amount to a waiver of rights of HowToTreatHeartburn.com.
Unauthorized use of this website services in connection with the transmission of unsolicited e-mail, including the transmission of e-mail in violation of this policy, may result in civil, criminal, or administrative penalties against the sender and those assisting the sender.
Violators of the CAN SPAM Act may be subject to “cease and desist” orders or penalties from the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) of up to $11,000 per violation. Criminal prosecution is also possible in the case of egregious offenders, which can result in penalties such as fines, forfeiture of proceeds and equipment. The worst offenders can also be subject to prison time.
This document was last updated on May 13, 2016.