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Transmission of information over the Internet cannot be guaranteed 100% secure, but some sites take greater precautions than others to protect the privacy and security of its users. While the Internet is not a locked-down environment, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt places a high premium on security and privacy. A firewall secures our database and protects the information stored therein including any information gather from our site visitors.
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§501-06 and 16 C.F.R. §§ 312.1-312.12, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt does not permit children under 13 years of age to provide any information without their parent or guardian's express consent and approval. This site was designed for and is intended for use only by persons over the age of 13. By using our Site, you maintain that you are currently over 13 years of age.
Sheppard Pratt Health System Notice of Privacy Practices (External Link)
Sheppard Pratt Privacy Officer