Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy/Terms of Conditions for Use


Privacy Policy


We collect personal, identifiable information only when you voluntarily provide it to us. Examples of when you might provide us with personal, identifiable information is when you provide us with your email address, complete surveys, or when you make purchases from us.


The Institute for Chronic Pain will not sell your personal, identifiable information to third parties.


If you do not want us to collect personal, identifiable information, you should withhold such information and refrain from providing us with your email address, signing up for free materials, completing surveys, or making purchases. Users of our website provide personal information solely on a voluntary basis.


We also collect non-personal information with the use of cookies. Cookies are text files that allow the user of our site to have a more rapid and smooth user experience. Cookies are not associated with personal identities of the user. Cookies can also allow us to track user trends regarding our site.


At any time, you can delete already existing cookies or prevent them from occurring altogether. The help section of most browsers can provide you with information on how to delete cookies or prevent their use. Our whole website is still accessible should you block cookies altogether.


Currently, we use Google Analytics to analyze user trends and improve content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please see:


We use personal, identifiable information as well as non-personal information in the following ways:

  • Provide you with free and purchased materials

  • Provide the most appropriate content

  • Provide you with important updates about our site, our Institute, or about the field of chronic pain rehabilitation in general

  • Conduct research and analysis on user trends

  • Provide non-personal information in aggregated form to demonstrate user trends to entities that may in the future engage in business relationships with us

  • Administrate the website

This information is stored on site in a locked location and is also password protected. A limited number of employees of the Institute for Chronic Pain has access to this information. We conscientiously intend to comply with all laws, including privacy laws, of the United States of America.


We share personal information and non-identifiable information under the following circumstances:

  • With vendors in order to provide you with materials that you request or to affiliates to assist in the administration of the site

  • When complying with legal requirements

  • In the event of a change in corporate ownership


Our site contains links. Please note that we do not control or have responsibility for the privacy policies of sites to which we have links. We encourage you to view any and all privacy policies for these linked sites.


We reserve the right to change our privacy policy at any time. In the event that we do so, the changes will be posted on this page.


Terms and Conditions for Use

The information on this website is only intended for educational purposes. The information on this website is not intended to be health-related advice of any kind. The information on this site is not intended to be used as a substitute for psychological or medical recommendations, suggestions, treatment plan, or treatment. The information on this site should therefore not replace the advice of a healthcare professional who treats users of this site. 


Use of this site does not constitute a healthcare provider-patient relationship. The information on this site is meant to complement, not replace, the relationships between a user of this site and his or her healthcare providers.


The use of this site constitutes agreement that it should not be used, and will not be used, for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical or psychological condition. A licensed healthcare professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical or psychological conditions.


Do not use this site in a health-related emergency. Call your healthcare provider or 911 for all medical or psychological emergencies.


The information on this website is provided on an as-is basis. The Institute for Chronic Pain and its employees and suppliers disclaim all warranties, either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The information on this site is provided without cost. Use of this site is voluntary. Use of this site does not constitute any form of agreement whatsoever between the user of this site and the owners, employees or suppliers of this site.


The content on this website is copyrighted: 2012, Health Psychology Consultants, LLC.


Links to other sites are provided for information only. The presence of links does not constitute an endorsement of the linked sites.


Use of this site is voluntary.  Use of this site constitutes an agreement with any and all the terms and conditions specified above. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015 00:57

Published on Friday, 27 April 2012 15:30

Written by Murray J. McAllister, PsyD

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