Privacy Policy

Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

Privacy Policy


The Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine (the “School”) is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our website.  This privacy policy (the “Policy”) discloses the School’s information privacy practices for the website and is intended to inform users of the School’s data collection and use practices.


Your Consent.  By using the School’s website and any affiliated websites, message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, or public or private forums (collectively, “affiliated forums”), you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.


How and What Information We Collect.   In order to use certain services associated with the website, you may register with the School.  When you register as a website user and/or student of the School, the School may collect certain personally identifiable information from you.  This information may include your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, age, gender, and other information volunteered by you, such as information provided through responses, registration, reviews, emails, postings, messages, and other electronic submissions sent by you to the School or any affiliated forums.  You should not provide the School with any personally identifiable information (or submit any personally identifiable information to the School or any affiliated forums) unless you would like that information to be used by the School in accordance with this Policy.  The School may also automatically collect information from you when you access the website, including but not limited to your Internet Protocol (“IP”) Address.


What We Do With Your Information.  The School will NOT share your personally identifiable information with any third parties, including individuals, businesses, or government entities, without your consent.  The School will share your personally identifiable information if required to do so by law, court order, subpoena, or other legal process or in the event you violate our Website Terms and Conditions. The School may use your information to notify you about recent or upcoming classes, workshops, events, activities, and sales sponsored by or occurring at the School; to contact you for marketing purposes, such as to offer information about products and services provided by and/or at the School that may interest you; and to improve the website and our affiliated forums.


A Note for Parents.   The website and any other affiliated forums, are not directed to children under eighteen (18) years of age.  The School does not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from children under eighteen (18) years of age.


Other Websites and Their Privacy Policies.   Third-party websites may be accessible through our website and/or affiliated forums.  These third-party websites have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices.  The School is not responsible for any actions or privacy policies of such third parties.  You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifiable information through linked websites.


Security.  To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow industry precautions and standards and best practices.


Cookies.    “Cookies” are commonly used pieces of information in the form of small files that are placed on a computer hard drive to enable you to more easily communicate and interact with certain websites.  The School may use cookies on its website, although none of the cookies contain any personally identifiable information.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy.    Changes to the School Privacy Policy will be posted on the website.  Such changes will be effective when posted to the website, so please check this page periodically.  Your continued use of the website and/or affiliated forums, constitutes your acceptance of any changes to the Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Last revised: {8/14/2015}

Privacy Policy