Cookie Policy

The Cookie Policy explains how myEMPD.com uses cookies and other technologies on the myEMPD.com website. In some cases myEMPD.com may use cookies to collect personal information or it becomes personal information when combined with other data. By using myEMPD.com, you confirm you have agreed to the Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that allows a website to recognize and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your device. When you visit myEMPD.com, we typically collect information from you automatically through the use of cookies.

How does myEMPD.com use cookies?

The myEMPD.com website uses cookies to better understand how users use the website, to provide you with a great experience, and to help myEMPD.com run effectively.

What types of cookies does myEMPD.com use?

The myEMPD.com website uses performance, analytics, and functionality cookies to measure how often a user may visit the myEMPD.com website and the region of the world where they likely reside in determined by their Internet protocol (IP) address. Other information includes: the users’ browser type, language preference, referring website and additional websites requested. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with the information presented in hopes of creating a better user experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited and by which types of users. This information is collected by the website host – Squarespace – as well as third-party analytic tools such as Google Analytics. If you view a video on the myEMPD.com website, Google’s YouTube or Vimeo may also collect information about you. When you click on a link that refers you to another website that website may also be using cookies which are outside of the control of myEMPD.com.

How does myEMPD.com use cookies for advertising?

The myEMPD.com website does not allow advertising and as such does not collect cookie information for advertisers.

Does myEMPD.com use any other technology-based tracking?

Besides cookies, the myEMPD.com website may occasionally use other similar technologies like web beacons (sometimes called clear gifs or tracking pixels). These graphics files allow myEMPD.com to see if a user has visited the myEMPD.com website or opened an email that may include such identifiers.

Managing cookies.

You can manage the use of cookies, disable cookies, or in some cases you can turn off cookies on a cookie-by-cookie basis by adjusting your preferences within your browser. The following links may be helpful in managing your cookies. 

Where can I get additional information?

The myEMPD.com website is dedicated to assisting those that have been diagnosed with extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD), those who have EMPD symptoms, and family members of those with EMPD. This website is entirely paid for by Steve Schroeder and has no affiliation with any doctor, hospital, medical center, or pharmaceutical company. If you have questions about the myEMPD.com website, or the use of cookies, you may contact Steve Schroeder here.

Updating the cookie policy.

The myEMPD.com website Cookie Policy may be updated from time to time. The date listed below indicates when the policy was last updated.

Last updated: Oct. 1, 2019