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The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only; containing my story, my views and experiences as a survivor of severe childhood trauma and domestic violence. I have also included issues that I have pondered upon that are my own ideas, views and memories.
I, Candy Little, am in no way a professional worker in the psychological or medical health field. Any similarities you may see in yourself as you read within these pages are not to be considered as a diagnosis from me as any mental or physical condition nor should any person make the assumption that by reading any similarities in themselves should lead the viewer to self diagnosis themselves with any condition whatsoever.
These pages are meant for support to those who already have been diagnosed and need support from someone who has experienced some of the issues that the viewer may be experiencing.
In no way do I suggest that any or all survivors of any type of abuse will be diagnosed with MPD/DID, depression, PTSD or any other mental health condition. The information provided by Candy Little on this website is only to help other survivors and supporters of survivors and even those who do not believe in this disorder to understand that abuse of any kind can be mentally damaging which could cause a mound of mental or physical illnesses.
While I endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, I make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.
Note: Any reliance you place on such information is therefore at your own risk.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Candy Little. I have no control over the nature nor the content of those websites. The inclusion of any links does not imply that I recommend or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep this website up and running smoothly. However, Candy Little takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond my control.
Please read this privacy statement carefully. Especially because of the sensitive issues on this website, I practice a very strict policy of privacy. I do not gather any information from you or your computer as to preserve absolute anonymity.
The site counter used on this website is used to gather visitor number information only and does not gather personal information.
I, Candy Little, being the only operator of this website comply with the
[Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998] requirements for protecting children's privacy online and understand the FTC's enforcement authority. Therefore, I do not collect any type of information from children under the age of 13.
As for any contact that you may make with me via the contact form, message forum or guestbook, I, Candy Little, am the owner of this website and am the only person to read your messages and/or reply to you. If by chance I neglect to reply within a timely manner you may try sending your message again just in case my spam folder has received your message. If that does not work then please try to send me a message via my guest book and mark the message as private so I will be the only one to read it.
By using this website, you agree to the terms of the most recent version of this Privacy Statement so please check to make sure this statement has not changed since your last visit.
Any information I receive from you is kept totally confidential and is not spoken to any other person. I totally understand the importance of complete privacy and will never tell your story. Just as I never intend on consulting anyone else about your private issues and I expect the same courtesy. On occasion I have told parts of my own story to help survivors feel understood and comfortable with me and to help survivors understand that I really do
understand the issues that they face.
Neither this website, nor I will ever collect any information for any purpose from anyone under the age of 13 or any other person who views this website or may contact me via our contact form or other means. My purpose in creating this website is to help individuals feel better and safer in life and this website is no different. We must protect the children, that is why the COPPA [Children's Online Privacy Protection Act] was created.
When communicating throughout this website and any communications between myself and you, you are more than welcomed to either use your own name, an alias or simply no name at all. I will never push for any type of reference from you, instead, I will simply address you as you note in your messages.
I have tried very hard to add links from my site to other sites that are not triggering or harmful in any way but of course I cannot control what other sites add to their content after I review them so please be aware that any links that you click on from my site could be possibly triggering. Take care of yourself and just back out of those sites if you feel uncomfortable. If that happens you may alert me as well so I can either place a warning on the link for others or simply remove the link from my pages.
If you are a student who is in need of help writing on this subject and you need personal help, I am happy to give you any information that I can on myself and my life as far as I feel comfortable in doing so. However, I will not speak of any survivor, supporter, friend or family member with or without their consent. In addition, I will not forward any information of any viewer of this website to any one else such as a student or researcher who is in need of information. If I cannot be of assistance from my own life story and trials and tribulations then the persons must find help from someone else on their own.
I do hope that by reading this Privacy Statement that you will feel comfortable and secure in staying here to research and get the help that you need in confidence.