Privacy Policy

The myEMPD.com website cares about your privacy and the security of your information. We want you to be familiar with how we collect and use your information. By using myEMPD.com, you confirm you have agreed to the Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy.

What information does myEMPD.com collect?

If you are browsing the myEMPD.com website, the same basic information that most websites collect is also collected here. The information includes: the users’ browser type, language preference, referring website, additional websites requested, the date and time of each visitor’s request, and the Internet protocol (IP) address. 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.

Why does the myEMPD.com website collect information?

The myEMPD.com website collects information to get a better sense of how users engage with the information presented in hopes of creating a better user experience. 

How long is information kept?

Information collected from myEMPD.com is kept for as long as necessary to carry out the purposes outlined in the Privacy Policy or as required by law.

Will information be shared?

Your information will be shared with your consent, to comply with laws, to answer your questions, to provide you information, or to protect your rights. The myEMPD.com website does not allow advertising and as such no information is shared with advertisers or affiliates. 

Does myEMPD.com use cookies?

When you visit myEMPD.com, the website typically collects information from you automatically through the use of cookies or other tracking technologies. More information on the myEMPD.com Cookie Policy can be found here.

Does myEMPD.com collect information from minors?

The myEMPD.com website does not knowingly solicit or market to anyone under the age of 18.

Direct Inquiries

If you submit a direct inquiry through the Contact page form, the myEMPD.com website form will submit your name, email address, age, email subject, location, and message content to Steve Schroeder. Your information will be held by Steve Schroeder and not shared with any third parties. The Google reCAPTCHA on the page is included to establish that a computer user is human and in-turn reduces spam. CAPTCHA is an acronym for "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart"). The use of the reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Will I receive emails from myEMPD.com?

Only those individuals that send a direct inquiry will receive an email. Such email will include a response and potential follow-up emails. It is also possible that a general-interest email may be sent occasionally if an extramammary Paget’s disease (EMPD) issue becomes note-worthy. Individuals may opt-out from emails at any time by alerting myEMPD.com here

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 its Privacy Policy, you may contact Steve Schroeder here. The myEMPD.com website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The website does not recommend or endorse specific treatments, tests, physicians, procedures, or products. Please contact your doctor if you suspect you have EMPD.

Updating the Privacy Policy.

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

Last updated: Oct. 1, 2019