Effective as of January 22, 2020
Water Gap Wellness. (“WGW” or “we”) operates watergapwellness.com and any other WGW owned and controlled URL, WAP site and mobile application (collectively, the “Site”), WGW messaging services, video services, RSS feeds, podcasting services, mobile services, and any other feature, content, or applications offered from time to time by WGW in connection with WGW ‘ business (collectively, the “WGW Services”).
Registration Information is the information that Members must provide to use at registration in order to create a profile (also called an “account”), and includes display name, email address, year of birth, zip code, and country.
Third parties that support the WGW Services by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing users to share content or tracking aggregate site usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information. WGW does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information (e.g., http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies). Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, including cookies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s web site. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features or personalization available through the WGW Services.
Public Information and Posts consist of comments or content that you post to the Site and the information about you that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public information and posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Our site collects site usage information (not personal identifiable) for the purposes of improving our site content and user experience. The type of information we gather can include the following:
We use the information we collect from and about users for the following purposes:
WGW may make your non-public personal information available to certain third-party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage or provide the WGW Services. These outside service providers are required to protect non-public personal information entrusted to them and not use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are providing to Site.
WGW may periodically send promotional materials (e.g., newsletters) or notifications related to the WGW Services to the email address you provided to us at registration or to your account. If you want to stop receiving promotional materials from WGW , you can follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. There are certain service notification emails that you may not opt-out of as long as you are a member, such as notifications of changes to the WGW Services or policies.
There may be instances when WGW may disclose user information without providing notice or choice, including situations where WGW has a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to: (i) protect or defend the legal rights or property of WGW , our Affiliated Companies or their employees, agents and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety and security of users of the WGW Services or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with the law or legal process.
If WGW sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, WGW may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
WGW uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard user information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.
To cancel your account, email@example.com subject, “Delete My Account” and include the email address that you registered your account with (if different from the email address you’re sending the email from). Remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances – where, for example, you have shared information with a third-party application or web site. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancellation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others, and there may be a delay in the removal of the content from elsewhere on the Internet and from search engines.
The following information is provided to assist clients in the counseling experience at Water Gap Wellness Center.
Counseling and treatment is a personal and confidential relationship between a clinician and individual, group or family.
Water Gap Wellness works from a team approach at Water Gap Wellness Center. Therefore, there may be times when it is necessary for WGW to consult with other professional staff either individually or at our clinical team meetings in an effort to provide you with the highest consideration and quality. Our clinicians are all Mastered prepared and professionally licensed, graduate student interns, or clinicians working toward certification in substance abuse counseling.
No information will be released from Water Gap Wellness Center regarding counseling or consultation sessions without client’s expressed written consent. If client wishes for information to be released to anyone, it will be necessary for client to complete a Release of Information form, stipulating the professional to whom the information is being sent. The law stipulates that in the event of imminent danger to client-self or others, Water Gap Wellness must breach confidentiality. We must also act in accordance with any applicable State laws regarding mandatory disclosure of child, elder, or other abuse.
To reinforce the feelings of closeness and willingness to share with others clients’, thoughts and consequences of dependency, confidentiality is a must in group therapy. Group attendees must not discuss group issues with others outside the group.
Water Gap Wellness staff values client’s confidentiality. Should a break in confidentiality occur, whether to another patient of Water Gap Wellness Center or to family, significant others, etc., discharge from this program will be considered.
The confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse Client records maintained by this program is protected by Federal law and regulations. Generally, the program may not say to a person outside the program that Client attends the program or disclose any information identifying a Client as an alcohol or drug abuser unless:
1. The Client consents in writing
2. The disclosure is allowed by a court order
3. The disclosure is made to medical personnel
4. The disclosure to a qualified person for research, audit or program evaluation
5. The disclosure is made to protect self or others or a crime has been committed
6. The disclosure in the event of threats of harm to self or others (Duty To Warn).
Violation of the Federal law and regulations by a program is a crime. Suspected violation may be reported appropriate authorities in accordance with Federal regulations.
Federal law and regulations do not protect any information about a crime committed by Client either at the program or against any person who works for the program or about any threat to commit such a crime.
Federal laws and regulations do not protect any information about elderly abuse, suspected child abuse or neglect, threats to harm to self or others from being protected. These may be released under State law to appropriate State or local authorities beyond Federal CFR42-Regulations.
Mail: Water Gap Wellness.
PO Box 244
Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
Attention: Legal Department