If you use this website, you are agreeing that you have read and agree with the policies in this page, which are subject to change at any time.
Medical disclaimer: The information provided on this website is for informational /entertainment purposes only and not for the purpose of providing medical advice. Use of this website or any other materials provided by Speech Spark Services, LLC, does not create a client/clinician relationship. A Speech-Language Pathologist cannot diagnose or treat without evaluating/working with the individual person. If you are seeking personalized advice and/or speech therapy, please contact an SLP in your area. I am licensed in Wisconsin at this time. I cannot give medical advice in states or countries where I’m not licensed. If you would like diagnosis or treatment recommendations for your situation, please contact me for a consultation. If you are in locations other that where I am licensed, please discuss your needs with your doctor or an SLP in your area.
While I make every effort to ensure information presented on this website is evidence-based and accurate, the medical field is constantly changing with new research, and I am presenting my viewpoint and approach. One professional may have a different viewpoint than another. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy or effectiveness of any statements or opinions provided on this website. I welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. Errors will be corrected as soon as reasonably possible.
This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to this website. Under no circumstances shall Beth Dolar, Speech Spark Services, LLC, any guests or contributors, or affiliates be responsible for damages arising from the use of the website. This website should not be used in an legal capacity whatsoever.
If you have questions/concerns regarding a communication and/or swallowing problem, I highly recommend you seek professional advice appropriate for your unique situation. If this is an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
We respect your right to privacy and do not share your information. Information collected that you provide is for our own internal use to improve services. You must directly sign up for our mailing list if you wish to receive regular emails from our mailing list. We may contact you to respond to your question/comment IF you provide your contact information. All information during treatments and consultations, including free consultations are covered by HIPAA. You may request a copy of our HIPAA policy at any time.
What personally identifiable information Speech Spark Services, LLC collects from you through the Sites, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
What Information Is Collected?
Internet Traffic Data
Internet traffic data includes but is not limited to internet service provider information, collection of IP addresses, entry and exit pages, various operating systems and other such information. We collect no personally identifying information through this process, and it is used to help analyze user traffic with respect to various services available through Speech Spark Services, LLC to allow for a more customized and enjoyable user experience.
We use “cookies” on these Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you do not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time and improving efficiency while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our Sites.
Speech Spark Services, LLC must collect some information from you (“Identifier Information”) to allow you to use and access services, products and materials. Identifier Information is only collected by your personally providing such information to Speech Spark Services, LLC via e-mail, by phone, or otherwise through Speech Spark Services, LLC website pursuant to making a purchase or requesting service.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on the Sites. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell, rent or otherwise share this information with any other individual or business entity, except as reasonably necessary to provide products, materials, or services to you.
We will use your information to respond to you, and will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us or request that we discontinue sending of email and other communications at any time at any time by contacting us at beth @ speechspark.com .
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Sites, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us by secure servers. We have included common indications of such secured features when appropriate such as a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
In order to use these Sites, a user may complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.
Services and Consultations
We request information from you on our contact form. To work us, you must provide contact information (such as your name and shipping address). Any information provided by you during a consultation is covered under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). Contact us at Beth @Speechspark.com for a copy of our HIPAA policy. You MUST be at least 18 AND be your own decision-maker in order to request a consultation. If you have an activated Power of Attorney (POA), please ask your POA to contact us.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys, surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore whether or not to disclose information sought by such surveys or contests. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and services provided.