Coping Family of Magazines

Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

The Coping® magazine website (the website) is wholly owned and operated by Media America, Inc. (MAI), a Tennessee company.  
 
The website is not intended as medical advice, and disclaims any liability for use of medical information or results thereof. MAI does not endorse or recommend any particular treatment protocol. Articles are written to enlighten and motivate readers to discuss the issues with their physicians. MAI believes readers should determine the best treatment protocol based on physicians’ recommendations and their own needs, assessments, and desires. 

By accessing the website, you agree to be bound by the following Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, do not access the website.

The website may change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page as required. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes and new versions thereof. By continuing to access the website, you agree to accept any revised terms.

HOW WE USE AND PROTECT ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU GIVE THE WEBSITE

MAI is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that we are fully compliant as far as is reasonably possible with current General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Information gathered by the website will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The website holds your information in the strictest confidence and will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You as an individual using the website have full and complete rights to:
• Be informed as to how your data is being collected and used
• Be informed as to what data we have about you
• Ask MAI to change or delete the information about you
• Ask MAI to stop sending eNEWSLETTERS

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
The website may collect the following information:

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: The website will collect your email address when you voluntarily sign up to receive eNEWSLETTERS. Email sign-ups will have a clearly identified double opt-in, allowing you to correct a mistaken click or reconsider your choice. When you have fully signed up, the website will collect your name and email address. The website will also collect your name, email address, and comment when you use the online Contact Us form.

Automatically-Collected Information: The website will automatically collect certain information about you for use with Google Analytics third-party statistical analysis. This includes your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, links clicked, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. It is important to note that there is no personal information attached to this data, it is completely anonymous, and has only been collected for aggregate and statistical purposes.

Subscriptions ordered through the website are processed through Paypal. Paypal supplies MAI with the magazine subscription information, including subscription name, address, and issues ordered. 

Cookies: The website may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website and are used only to improve your user experience. The website may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the website. You can decline or delete these at any time.

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
The website requires this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

• To be able to send you eNEWSLETTERS (Each email will have a clear opt-out button if you no longer wish to receive the eNEWSLETTER.)
• To respond to your comments and inquiries via the Contact Us page
• To track and measure statistics on the website
• To protect, investigate, and deter unauthorized or illegal activity

At no point will the website ever sell any information you provide nor provide it to anyone else unless required to do so by law.

SECURITY
The website is strongly committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

HOW WE USE COOKIES
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The website uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you.

You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The website may contain links to other websites and social media pages of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

DISCLAIMER
MAI does not endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or verify the content, comments, opinions or statements made on the website, or on any website linked to copingmag.com, by any entity or entities. 

Information, products, and services offered, sold, or placed on the website by anyone other than MAI belong to the respective entity or entities and are not representative of MAI. The user understands that MAI is not responsible for the content, quality, or merchantability of any information, product, or service offered on the website, or on any website linked to copingmag.com, and the user must assume full responsibility to evaluate independently the accuracy, completeness, quality, and usefulness of any information or other content.

MAI hereby expressly disclaims any and all warranties, expressed and implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose by any entity or entities offering information, products, and services on the website, or on any website linked to copingmag.com. The user agrees that MAI is not responsible, and shall have no liability to such user, with respect to any information, product, or service offered by any entity or entities on the website, or on any website linked to copingmag.com. MAI shall not be liable for any damages or alleged damages resulting from the use of the information, products, and services. MAI 's only liability in the event of errors shall be the correction or removal of the erroneous information after verification.

Nothing on the website, or on any website linked to copingmag.com, shall mean to imply that MAI and its contributors, advertisers, vendors, customers, or any other entity or entities are joint venturers or partners.

For any concerns, please email us or contact:

Media America, Inc. 
P.O. Box 682268 
Franklin, TN 37068-2268

Phone: (615) 790-2400