Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
The following Privacy Policy governs the online information collection practices of ORTNER COACHING, LLC. Specifically, it outlines the types of information that I gather about you while you are using KARENORTNER.COM (the “Site”), and the ways in which I use this information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using the Site, you agree that your use of my Site, and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy. Because the Web is an evolving medium, I may need to change my Privacy Policy at some point in the future, in which case I’ll post the changes to this Privacy Policy on this website and update the Effective Date of the policy to reflect the date of the changes. By continuing to use the Site after I post any such changes, you accept the Privacy Policy as modified.

The Most Important Part…
Above all, it’s important that you know that I will always respect your privacy, your email address, and the information you give me. I never sell, trade, or abuse any information you submit to me. And if you ever want to stop receiving emails from me, I make it as easy as possible to stop receiving my regular communications, no questions asked.

Collection of your Personal Information
Visitors to KarenOrtner.com may be asked to share personally identifiable information, such as their e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number, and billing information (such as a credit card number when purchasing a service or a product). When you sign up for my email newsletter or purchase one of my products or services, you’ll be receiving relevant information about how to use EFT Tapping, Somatic Experiencing and other personal development techniques and information, along with receiving invites to my online events and programs. The personal information collected is used to provide you with this personal development information, as well as to provide you with a customized experience as you use my Products and Services.

How to Stop Receiving Information From Me At Any Time (i.e., How to “Unsubscribe”)
If you wish to stop receiving emails from me, you may unsubscribe at any time using the link provided at the bottom of all my emails. But if you’re still receiving emails from me, don’t worry, my Customer Service Team will be there for you! Just email support at support@KarenOrtner.com. The image below will show you where the unsubscribe button shows up on the bottom of your emails:

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Will My Information Ever Be Shared?
I never rent or sell your information to anybody, ever! I deeply value my relationship with you. My goal is to provide you valuable information to dramatically improve your life. And I definitely don’t think that you getting junk email would help! That’s why I keep your information safe and make it easy to unsubscribe.

The only time that I share information is with trusted partners (see “Trusted Partners” section below) for the purposes of fulfillment of services.

Computer Hardware and Software Information
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the systems used byKarenOrtner.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by KarenOrtner.com to ensure that the information I provide is working properly across all platforms, as well for the general operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the KarenOrter.com Web site to improve my services to you.

Sharing on Public Blog Comments
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the KarenOrtner.com blog by commenting, this information may be collected and used by others. I encourage you not to ever share your email address or any other private information publicly when commenting.

Affiliated Web Sites
From time to time, KarenOrtner.com may share resources such as books, articles or other free or paid information from other websites. If you choose to visit any of these websites, I encourage you to review the privacy statements of those Web sites you choose to link to from KarenOrtner.com so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information.

KarenOrtner.com is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of KarenOrtner.com.

Trusted Partners
In order to deliver my emails, ship any products you order, provide customer support and generally provide services to you, KarenOrtner.com may share data with trusted partners. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to KarenOrtner.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

KarenOrtner.com does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

KarenOrtner.com keeps track of the Web pages customers visit within KarenOrtner.com. I do this in order to determine which services are the most popular. This data is at times also used to deliver customized content and advertising within KarenOrtner.com to customers whose actions indicate that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The KarenOrtner.com Web site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on KarenOrtner.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of KarenOrtner.com; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of KarenOrtner.com, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The KarenOrtner.com Web site uses a very common practice of using “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience (Many websites use cookies and you can easily identify them in any browser). A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenient feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize KarenOrtner.com pages, or register with the KarenOrtner.com site or services, a cookie helps KarenOrtner.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same KarenOrtner.com Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use theKarenOrtner.com features that you customized.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the KarenOrtner.com services or Web sites you visit.

General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR took effect on May 25, 2018, and is intended to protect the data of European Union (EU) citizens.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) or are accessing this site from within the EEA, you may have the right to request: access to, correction of, deletion of; portability of; and restriction or objection to processing, of your personal data, from me. This includes the “right to be forgotten.”

To make any of these requests, please contact our GDPR contact at gdpr@KarenOrtner.com

Children’s Privacy Statement
This children’s privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen and provides important information regarding their rights under federal law with respect to such information.

This Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and I do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site. I screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent users under the age of thirteen from providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, I will delete such information from my records. If I change my practices in the future, I will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site.

Because I do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, I also do NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties.

I do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the Site.

Because I do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Site, I do NOT condition the participation of a child under thirteen in the Site’s online activities on providing personally identifiable information.

How do I store your information?
Your information is stored at the list server that delivers my content and messaging. Your information can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists in order to deliver e-mail to those who would like to receive my material.

All of the messaging or emails that are sent to you by me include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from my mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in every communication that I send you.

Security of your Personal Information
KarenOrtner.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. KarenOrtner.com secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to trusted partner or Web sites for purposes such as processing an order, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement
KarenOrtner.com will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. I encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how KarenOrtner.com is protecting your information.

Contact Information
I welcome your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that KarenOrtner.com has not adhered to this Statement, please contact KarenOrtner.com. I will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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