Your privacy is very important. Charles A. Hill Mediation follows a few fundamental principles:

  • I won’t ask you for personal information unless I truly need it.
  • I won’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
  • I won’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of my site.
  • If I collect any credit card information, I will shred same once the payment has processed.

Website Visitors

Like most websites we collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use the website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. We only disclose logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that we use and disclose personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Charles A. Hill Mediation updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction. We do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our website. For instance, we may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Charles A. Hill Mediation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Charles A. Hill Mediation’s behalf or to provide services available at Charles A. Hill Mediation’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Charles A. Hill Mediation’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Charles A. Hill Mediation will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Charles A. Hill Mediation discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Charles A. Hill Mediation believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Charles A. Hill Mediation, third parties or the public at large. If you are a user of an Charles A. Hill Mediation website and have supplied your email address, Charles A. Hill Mediation may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Charles A. Hill Mediation and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Charles A. Hill Mediation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Charles A. Hill Mediation uses cookies to help Charles A. Hill Mediation identify and track visitors, their usage of Charles A. Hill Mediation website, and their website access preferences. Charles A. Hill Mediation visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Charles A. Hill Mediation’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Charles A. Hill Mediation’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Charles A. Hill Mediation, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Charles A. Hill Mediation goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Charles A. Hill Mediation may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Charles A. Hill Mediation may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Charles A. Hill Mediation’s sole discretion. Charles A. Hill Mediation encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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