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Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information Collected On Whooshers.com
The Way We Use (And Don't Use) Information
Our Commitment To Data Security
Sites Other Than Whooshers.com
Endorsement Disclaimer
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
How To Contact Us

Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to Whooshers.com.  The purpose of this notice is to explain the online information practices of Whooshers.com and the choices you can make about the way your information in collected and used.  Whooshers.com may update this policy from time to time.  The "effective" date at the bottom of this page will indicate when the page was last updated. 


The Information Collected On Whooshers.com
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Whooshers.com Web site. On some pages, you can make comments.  This function is currently available without “logging in” or providing any personally identifiable information such as name or email address.  Whooshers.com encourages anonymity.
 
On our "Sounds Like Pulsatile Tinnitus" page, visitors may submit comments in a special comment box.  An email address is requested, but not required, for the sole purpose of preventing spam and to verify that user's comments.  Personally identifiable information is never posted by Whooshers.com unless with the express permission of the user.  Once received, the comments are moderated and posted manually. 

Per an individual's request, Whooshers.com inputs data on a “Whooshers Map,” which tags a user's location on the map.  This map is operated on another Web site.  Several options are available for users to submit this information (see the Whoosher Map page here), all of which consider privacy considerations and preferences.  The limited types of personal information collected at these pages are:

Name (optional)
City, State (Province), or Country
 
Whooshers.com will never solicit precise geographic information, such as a street address.  Nonetheless, if received, this information will never be posted on the Web site.

 
The Way We Use (And Don't Use) Information
Except when provided specifically (and with your consent) for the Whooshers Map and on our Whooshers Sounds page, we never use the information you provide about yourself without your permission.  Period.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
 
Whooshers.com uses a web analytics service that uses “cookies” that help us analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored.  Whooshers.com will use this information solely for the purpose of evaluating use of the website, i.e. to learn which parts of the site are most popular and how users find the site.  Whooshers.com does not link information from cookies to personally identifiable information and does not use cookies to collect or store personal information about you.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of Whooshers.com.
 
Sites Other Than Whooshers.com
Whooshers.com has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or information gathering practices of other Web sites, including those to which we may link and those which may link to us.  It is strongly recommended that you review the privacy policies of every online service you use before submitting any personal information and direct any concerns to the site administrator of that site.

Endorsement Disclaimer
Reference in this Web site to any specific commercial products, brand names, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, organization or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Whooshers.com, nor does such reference constitute an endorsement of Whooshers.com or any of the foregoing, unless specifically described as such. 
 
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the safety and privacy of children online is especially important. For that reason, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).  We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13.  Whooshers.com is not structured to attract or solicit information of any kind from anyone under 13. 
 
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at whooshers@gmail.com.
 
Effective Date: January 22, 2011