Sheri Austin, LMFT/SUD, SAC

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Privacy Policy

Last Updated on 5-24-18 

At FullBloom Integrated Therapy, protecting your right to personal privacy is important to us. This notice discloses the privacy practices for and applies only to information collected by this website. The website and its content are for general informational purposes only. This content is not intended to be used as personal mental health advice, and it should not be used in place of direct contact with a health care or mental health care provider. We do not assume responsibility for the provider-patient relationship until the client has their first session with a therapist.

Collection of Information: The information we collect on our website may include your email address, phone number (if you call us), and records of your correspondence to us (if you contact us). We may respond to your phone number or email address to answer the message we receive. We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.

Children under the age of 13: Please note that no one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information to our website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. We will delete any information from a child under 13 unless we have verification of parental consent. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) places parents in control of the information. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not market to children under 13.

Automatic Data Collection: We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Browsers may differ on how to change this setting. Your browser's Help menu may show you how to modify your cookies.

Site Visitor Information: To make your visit to our site as safe as possible, this website undergoes regular security scans for security gaps and known vulnerabilities. We use regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters and submits their information to maintain the safety of personal information. We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties.

Third-party links: We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Google: We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site.

How We Use Your Information: We use your information to present our website and its content to you. It is used to provide you with information about our services and to respond to your inquiries. It is also used to fulfill any purpose for which you provide it.

Links to Other Sites: We may provide links to other websites. Their policy may be different than ours. We suggest you read through their individual privacy policies to understand how they collect and use your information. We do not have control over or responsibility for their use of your information. The sites we choose to use are HIPAA Compliant to best protect your confidentiality. The HIPAA compliant sites we use include (but are not limited to): Simple Practice, Stripe (used through Simple Practice),, TheraNest, MetroFax, Spruce (phone), and Hushmail (email).

Please note that the internet is complex and data can never be fully guaranteed as confidential. We do our best to protect you.

All data collection for our practice (health records, credit card information, appointment information, and more) is entered by you directly into one of these sites’ secure systems. Please contact them directly for further details about how they protect your information.

Except as indicated, all logos, images, text, and designs contained in the site are the property of the website owners or the respective owner/artist /website template and art. All rights reserved.

The California Online Privacy Policy Act:  Users can visit our site anonymously. Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page. Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can be easily be found on the page specified above. Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page. Users are able to change their personal information by emailing us.

Tracking: We do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. We do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.

Data Breach – The Fair Information Practices: We will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: We will notify the users via email within 1 business day. We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

Unsubscribe from receiving emails - CAN-SPAM Act: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can unsubscribe at the bottom of the email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence. If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us without hesitation. Contact Us: If our policy changes, we will update this promptly and date the change on this document. If you believe we are not abiding by this policy, please contact us immediately at 608-352-6474 or by email.