Your Privacy on edinstitute.org

edinstitute.org is a website providing applied science and treatment analysis for reaching remission from an eating disorder. This is not a commercial website and we have no desire or intention of providing user information to any third-party for any reason.

Hosted by Squarespace

The content provided by edinstitute.org is hosted through the services of Squarespace, Inc. and like other internet service providers, most of the controls related to privacy will be affected more by their policies than ours.  The Squarespace Privacy Policy can be found here.

While most of the Squarespace Privacy Policy exists to cover the relationship they have with edinstitute.org as a user of their services, section 9 End User Information is specifically applicable to our user community.  Additional policies (cookies, copyright, etc.) can be found under their Terms of Service.

Tracked by Google Analytics

edinstitute.org is a subscriber to the very common Google Analytics service for enhanced site statistics. Like Squarespace, Google Analytics tracks aggregate website traffic by IP address and provides us no personal information about the visitors of our site.

User Registration and Membership

Visitors to edinstitute.org may use nearly all the services of this site without creating a user account. Registering as an edinstitute.org user provides you with the ability to post comments, start forum discussions, and communicate with other users who wish to be communicated with. Requiring registration to comment decreases SPAM and general site vandalism which we believe provides a better experience for most of our user community. Users wishing to register with maximum privacy are encouraged to use temporary email accounts and web proxies.

User Visibility

Only the site owner can see when you have logged in to edinstitute.org (via the server logs) and only the site owner can see the IP addresses of visitors to our site. There is no indication to any other user of our site how many people are logged in, who is logged in, what pages are being viewed, have been viewed, or by whom. As a registered user, if you choose to post a comment or start a discussion thread, the only information that identifies you is the user name you have created.

Lost Password Policy

If a user is unable to log in due to incorrect or forgotten username or password; and if they are unable to retrieve or reset their password using the built-in services of Squarespace, edinstitute.org will not provide the user with access to their account. This policy was created because we do not track enough information to validate claims to a user's account and users' accounts contain no value, resources, or history. In such a case, the user must simply create a new account with a new user name. User names cannot be recycled.

Web Properties Covered by this Policy

The following domain names are owned by the Eating Disorder Institute and may be displayed in your web browser depending on how you access our web services: