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Privacy Policy

Who we are
Our website address is  The site is owned and operated by Nancy Aranson, LCSW, LLC.  For information about this policy and about the site as a whole, please contact Nancy Aranson, principal of Nancy Aranson, LCSW, LLC at or 412 - 589 - 9210.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact forms
If you submit information via contact form, it is forwarded to  The site uses a 3rd party contact form through a Wix plugin.  The form does not use SSL security, so please do not share private or confidential information through it.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded and linked content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. websites, social media feeds, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

This site may link directly to 3rd party content (e.g. websites, social media feeds, videos, images, articles, etc.).  While every attempt is made to assure the legitimacy of this content, users should access 3rd party content through linked or embedded sites at their own risk.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This site tracks user activity for the purpose of monitoring site traffic, behavior and utilization.  Data is collected by these 3rd parties, who generate reports for the site owner that presents data in aggregated form.

Who we share your data with
Your data is not shared with third parties except as detailed herein.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. 

What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information
How we protect your data
The site owner uses 3rd party plugins provided by Wix and 3rd party developers in an effort to protect your data.  In spite of the site owner’s best efforts and that of these 3rd parties, no site owner can guarantee the integrity of visitor data.  Accordingly, the site owner makes no warranty, neither express nor implied, regarding the integrity of your data and assumes no liability for same.  Please access this site at your own risk.

What data breach procedures we have in place
In the event of a data breach that exposes visitor’s private, individually identifiable information, we will notify site visitors of such a breach within 48 hours after such breach becomes know to the site owner.  To avoid the release of any confidential information, please do not post such information on this site.

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