Privacy Policy

On-Line Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information going forward, not on a retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.  This policy was last modified on March 5, 2012.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.  This policy does not cover Gratia Plena’s Facebook page or Dr. Ken’s Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.  Dr. Ken will discuss health care confidentiality and privacy with you in the office and you will be able to receive a copy of these other privacy practices in the office.

Collection of Information:

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request, for example to join our mailing list or make an appointment. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner.  If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from a mailing list or newsletter, please send us a request via email or in writing and we will remove your name from our list(s) as soon as possible.

Cookie/Tracking Technology:

This web site does not use tracking cookies.

Protection of Information:

We utilize a variety of security measures to protect your information.

External (Suggested) Links:

Some external links are provided for your information and convenience.  Because they are not our web sites, we have no responsibility for the content and privacy practices of these web sites.  Nevertheless, we are concerned about the integrity of our web site and external links.  If you find problems with these external links, please let us know and we will make corrections, or in some cases, remove the links as soon as possible.

Distribution of Information:

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.  In fact, we do not sell, exchange, transfer, or share your information with any third party for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security:

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.  Special note about email:  email is not a secure mode of communication.  Email can be intercepted and misdirected.  Please be careful and do not send us any private or personal information details via email.

Your Consent:

By using our web site, you are consenting to this privacy policy.

Privacy Contact Information:

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail:  drken@gratiaplenacounseling.org
By US mail:  10701 Corporate Dr., Suite 190, Stafford, TX 77477.