Privacy Statement

The following site properties are governed by this Privacy Statement, and are online interactive services owned and managed by Breakthru Counseling Care.

These sites currently do not collect any personally identifiable information regarding our visitors, except during the voluntary registration process, or when a person emails us directly.

Information Collection

Breakthru Counseling Care is a private New York company owned exclusively by Dr. Hannibal Silver. There are three ways we collect data on the above websites:

All data collected and managed by Breakthru Counseling Care Web sites, as noted above, is used exclusively by Breakthru Counseling Care and is not shared with any third-party. All data except the statistical logs require active participation on your part. If you don't want to participate in our discussion forums, send us an email, or receive our email newsletter, we will not know anything personally-identifiable about you. Statistical log information, used only for aggregate analyses, is the only passive data method we use. As used by most Web sites online today, our Web server makes a note every time a computer accesses our server with the day, time, resource accessed, and resource referred by. We use this data to compile daily Web stats on our sites, and no personally identifiable information is available from this information.

If you fail to provide the requested information to register on our discussion forums or send us an email, you may be unable to actively participate in our forums, or receive a reply to your email. The only way to opt-out of our Web site traffic analysis is to stop visiting this Web site.

All data maintained by Breakthru Counseling Care Web sites is secured by industry-standard methods, such as requiring unique usernames and passwords, secure connections, and restricting access authorization levels to only appropriate personnel.

Choices and Consent

You have a choice about how we use your information here. We've already told you that we only use the information you provide us for the intended purpose. All communications from Breakthru Counseling Care will provide the easy unsubscribe option. We'll remove all traces of your presence on our sites to the best of our abilities. We never share the information we collect on this Web site with others (third parties).

Viewing Your Account

You can view and update your account at anytime by logging into your account and following the Manage Account link.

Security of Your Data

All of Breakthru Counseling Care servers are located in physically-restricted co-location facilities, and are secured with strong usernames and passwords for administrative access.

Databases are password-secured, and information is restricted to only authorized Breakthru Counseling Care personnel who need that information in order to perform their assigned duties and responsibilities.

Discussion Forums

During the voluntary registration process for our discussion forums, you may be asked for various identifying information, such as your name and e-mail address. All information gathered in this process is used exclusively for the registration process; this information is not shared with any third-party for any reason whatsoever.

Additionally, users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) on the discussion forums of any Breakthru Counseling Care Web site, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the user's communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Breakthru Counseling Care.

Funding & Advertising

Breakthru Counseling Care website and are affiliated with like-minded organizations such as Mingle Match and Franklyn Covey that serves ads to this site. The financial bennefits with Mingle Match varies from 40-60% of our  referrals to their services. Frankln Covey's financial benefits ranges from 12-25% of our referrals to them. Due to our educational emphasis, we do not accept advertisement of pornography, alcohol, prejudice and violence. Eventually, we may accept advertising from third parties that fit our ethical principles. We have read and agree with the Google privacy policy (text ads).

If you would like to advertise on, please contact us: Our websites are fully funded by services provided to our national and international clientele.

Affiliate Programs

Some Breakthru Counseling Care Web sites may be members of affiliate programs, where the property receives a commission for each sale made from the program. No information is shared with the affiliate program, outside of the fact that the Web site referred the individual to the program. Affiliate programs currently active on are Mingle Match, Relate Institute (BYU), and Life Innovations Inc. There may be additional affiliate programs active throughout the site at any given time; this list is not meant to be comprehensive or complete.

All proceeds from monies collected from this Web site as an affiliate or from advertising are reinvested directly into the Web site. It also helps pay our site hosting bills and related expenses.

Statistical Data

All Breakthru Counseling Care Web sites reserve the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the properties.

The foregoing policies are effective as of August 1, 2005 and were last updated on July, 1 2005.

Breakthru Counseling Care reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying users of the existence of a new privacy statement. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

This Privacy Statement has been inspired and adapted by Dr. Grohol - Psych Central