Updated: 2 April 2019
I, Tad Blake-Weber, am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
I may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of such changes.
What I collect
I may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode
- other information relevant to the practice of Christian Science
What I do with the information I receive
I use this information for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping and billing.
- If you subscribe to my blog, your email is used to send you blog updates.
- If you request Christian Science treatment I use your mailing address, or your email address, to send invoices and communicate other billing information.
- If you contact me via landline telephone, cell phone (including text messaging), or email address when requesting Christian Science treatment, I may reply to your phone(s) or text or email to communicate with you. Please be aware that standard text messaging & data rates apply when using your cell phone.
Please note: all information I receive — via this website, phone calls, text messaging, email, or regular mail — is kept strictly confidential in accordance with The Manual of The Mother Church by Mary Baker Eddy, Article VIII, Sect. 22 (p.46:12-18):
Practitioners and Patients. Sect. 22. Members of this Church shall hold in sacred confidence all private communications made to them by their patients; also such information as may come to them by reason of their relation of practitioner to patient. A failure to do this shall subject the offender to Church discipline.
I’m committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
You can find more information about cookies at:
- Fact and fiction: The truth about browser cookies (LifeHacker.com)
- The ultimate guide to [browser] cookies (WhoIsHostingThis.com)
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Category 2: performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
By using my website, you agree that I can place these type of cookies on your device.
Category 3: functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on one of my blogs The information these cookies collect are often anonymised and do not track your browsing activity on other websites.
By using my website, you agree that I can place these type of cookies on your device. See terms of service
Links to other websites
My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always be sure to look at the privacy statement of any website you visit.
Your personal information
I will not share your personal information to anyone unless I have your permission or when required by law. I will also never sell or lease your information under any circumstance.
If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to me:
305 Grove Street
Waltham, MA 02453
If you believe that any information I hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or email me as soon as possible at the above address. I will promptly correct any information found incorrect.