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Privacy Policy & Terms of Use


This website (www.guidingexceptionalparents.com) is owned by Sarah C. Wayland, Ph.D. By viewing this website or anything made available on or through this website, including but not limited to programs, products, services, opt-in gifts, e-books, videos, webinars, blog posts, e-newsletters, consultations, e-mails, social media, podcast episodes and/or other communication (collectively referred to as “Website”), you are agreeing to accept all parts of this Disclaimer. Thus, if you do not agree to the Disclaimer below, STOP now, and do not access or use this Website.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their data, including Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is being used on our Website. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. This privacy policy aims to provide you with a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your data.

What data we collect and why we collect it.

Cookies.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

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. As each browser is a little different, you will need to look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, it won’t affect your experience on this website.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to better understand how people find our Website and interact with it. We use this information to help make our site relevant and easier to use. We will not use this data for any other purpose. Google Analytics may use your data for other purposes; you can read Google’s Privacy Policies at https://policies.google.com/.

Forms. This Website uses Google Forms to collect registration information for classes, workshops, bookclubs and other meetings we organize and host. You can read Google’s Privacy Policies at https://policies.google.com/. The data that we collect on our forms will only be used by Guiding Exceptional Parents to contact you and to help make the content of our classes relevant to you. We will never give your data to a third party for any use whatsoever.


Scheduling Appointments. You can make appointments with me on my website using the embedded Calendly app. You can read about Calendly’s privacy policies here: https://calendly.com/pages/privacy and their terms of service here: https://calendly.com/pages/terms. Guiding Exceptional Parents will receive your e-mail address and name from Calendly so that we can correspond should we need to change your appointment.