Privacy Statement

Relationship Renewal

Website of Dr. Patricia S. Brawner, PhD

We take your privacy seriously. We only ask you to provide information that we need in order to deliver the service or information you have requested.

  1. Information We Collect.
    1. At this website, your personally identifiable information is collected from you when you use the website to perform certain tasks, such as:
      1. When you post or comment on an article or blogpost or send email to us (such as your name and email address).
      2. When you send email to Doctor Brawner or another  professional listed in the practice (such as your name and email address) or when you email a friend about a professional (such as your name and email address and your friend’s name and email address). Please note that we do not read or retain the message in your e-mail.
      3. When you call Dr. Brawner (such as information about where the call was placed)
      4. When you subscribe to our RSS feed, podcasts,webinars or Like or Follow Dr. Brawner on social media.
      5. When you fill out a self-assessment, such as the Relationship Questionnaire, or take a self-test. The assessments and tests are administered by Dr. Brawner.
      6. When you purchase something from us. Your payment information is submitted directly to the credit card processor, who is responsible for its use and security.
      7. When you register for one of our symposiums, webinars, podcasts.
      8. When you register for one of our couples retreats.
      9. When you open an email communication from us in your email program, we may use a software technology called “web beacons” that to let us know which emails have been opened by the recipients. This allows us to know how well customers respond to certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
    2. In addition, like most sites, we maintain logs of site usage for purposes such as to evaluate our users’ interest level in areas of the website, which and how many pages they look at, how long they stay on the website, and what Web browsers are used. This data is tracked in aggregate form, not at an individual user level, and is not uniquely identifying. The aggregate level data may be shared with third parties and the public.
  2. Our Use of Your Information. We only use information we collect to provide you the services on our website that you request.
    1. We share information with third parties only when needed to deliver to you products or services that you request. For example, we share information from  subscribers with the company that distributes our email, podcasts, videos and webinars. and information from those who purchase something from us with the credit card payment processing company.
    2. We do not share or sell any personally identifiable information about website visitors.
    3. We may use a software technology called “cookies” to create a personalized Web experience for our users. Cookies cannot be used to find your name, email address, or anything that is uniquely identifying about you, unless you provide that information. We use cookies for those applications that require us to keep track of information to customize results. If you don’t have your browser set to accept cookies, certain areas of the website may not function properly.
    4. When you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third-party websites, the third party may collect information about you at their Web site. The third party may have its own privacy policies that differ from ours. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement whenever interacting with any website you visit.
  3. Your Posted Materials. The materials you post on the website, such as articles, blogposts, comments are made available to be seen and read by other users of the website. No such materials are treated confidentially. We will remove your materials from the website at your request, but we cannot give any assurances that such materials are not still available from servers maintained by others (such as search engines or proxy servers) or that others have not already downloaded and stored such materials.
  4. Marketing Lists. From time to time, we obtain lists of people who may be interested in our products and services from third-party marketing list suppliers. We use these lists to send direct marketing promotions by mail, email. or social media. We do our best to obtain these lists only from suppliers who collect their lists in compliance with applicable law, but we are not responsible for the conduct and policies of these suppliers. Please note that even if you are a registered customer of ours and have asked us not to use the information you provided to us to send you promotional material, a third-party marketing list supplier may still provide us with your name and address. As a result, you may receive the promotional material sent by us to others on the supplier’s list. If you have received a promotion from us and do not wish to receive future promotions, please contact us at
  5. Limitations. Though we make every effort to preserve your privacy, we cannot guarantee your privacy. Further, we may disclose personal information when required by law or where we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on us. We may also disclose personal information in cooperation with a law enforcement request.
  6. HIPPA Privacy Statement.  A HIPPA Privacy Statements that governs your medical information may be found on this website.
  7. Amendment. We reserve the right to change this policy in accordance with the amendment policy in the website’s Terms of Use.

Dr. Patricia S. Brawner, PhD

March 1, 2016