Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Statement
The Stop Weight Bias (SWB) website is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors. Information gathered through the SWB campaign website is used to monitor our site’s effectiveness and to respond to your questions and requests.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?
Through this website we collect information about the domain name (.com, .gov, .edu, etc.) of a visitor’s server, but use it only for measurement purposes. These measurements provide Web site statistics, such as the number of visitors, “hits”, and top pages transmitted. Knowing how the site is utilized, helps the SWB website develop plans for improvement of the site. The data we collect are totals of those visiting from a domain and not information on individual visitors.

We do not automatically collect e-mail addresses or other personal information unless you provide it on a form, survey or e-mail message. The information we collect is used in the following ways:

The SWB website does not sell, trade or rent personal information about its website visitors. E-mail addresses provided to us are used to distribute alerts, electronic newsletters and announcements or other communications that the SWB campaign distributes on behalf of itself as well as other organizations or partners. In these cases, the visitor will have the opportunity to “unsubscribe” or request removal from future e-mails.

You may receive periodic mailings from the SWB campaign via the U.S. mail. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please provide your full name, mailing address and a sentence requesting deletion of your postal information from our files and E-mail it to [email protected].

By using the SWB website, you consent to the collection and use of the information described above.

Usage Policy
The SWB campaign welcomes and encourages you and your family to use this site to find and share information regarding obesity and its treatments. We also encourage you to note the following disclaimer as to the information, services, products, postings and links found in this website.

The information contained on the SWB website is provided with the understanding that it is not medical advice or recommendations. The material provided is designed for educational and informational purposes only and as a benefit and service in furtherance of the SWB campaign’s mission of elevating and empowering those affected by obesity. Information should not replace the guidance of qualified healthcare professionals.

The SWB campaign and its respective agents and representatives, both individually and collectively, make no representations with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaim any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or process.

The links here provide content that might be of interest to our visitors. We are not responsible for the material at other sites to which we have established links and establishing a link does not constitute an endorsement of that material. The information displayed by the sites we link to is no substitute for expert medical care. We recommend that you discuss your condition and any information you may obtain about it with your physician.

Web Site Content
© All rights reserved. The information contained in the SWB website is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment from a healthcare professional. The SWB campaign recommends consultation with your doctor or healthcare professional. To reprint any of the materials found on the SWB website, please contact the SWB campaign at [email protected].

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy and usage policies or need to update your contact information, please contact the SWB campaign at [email protected]

Updated December 4, 2020