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243 Church St, NW, Suite 300-A
Vienna, VA 22180

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Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

In completing the Contact Form, you give permission for Dr. Velkoff to access that information.  The information you provide is both voluntary and optional and can only be viewed by Dr. Velkoff or a designated HIPAA-compliant employee.

Do we use cookies?

This site does not use cookies.

Is information disclosed to outside parties?

Personally identifiable information is not sold, traded, or otherwise transferred to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who help to operate the website or our practice, and these individuals are compliant with privacy and confidentiality standards that govern the practice of psychology.  Information can be released to comply with the law, to enforce site policies, or to protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

In compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act,, no personal information will be shared with outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

This website is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act) and does not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. The website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using this website, you consent to this privacy policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted to this page, with an update of the date modifications were made.  Unless they reflect changes in legal or ethical standards, policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

This policy was last modified on 2012-04-04

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact Dr. Velkoff at:

Patricia Velkoff, PhD
243 Church Street, #300A
Vienna, VA 22180-4434

Privacy Pledge

Handling of private information through this website is consistent with the following laws and initiatives:

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Federal Trade Commision Fair
California Online Privacy Protection Act
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act
Privacy Alliance
Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act
Trust Guard Privacy Requirements