The Company is committed to respecting you and your privacy rights and to maintaining the confidentiality of non-public, personal information we collect. We want you to understand how and why we collect, use and disclose the information about you on the Website. If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic, please write to us at [email protected].
Information We Collect
While you may use some of the functionality of the Website without registering, many of the specific tools and services on the Website require registration. If you do choose to register on the Website for certain interactive services, we may require you to submit certain Personally Identifiable Information. We may also ask you to provide additional information after you register if you want to inquire about or obtain additional services or information or to resolve complaints or concerns.
We define Personally Identifiable Information as individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by us from that individual and maintained by us in an accessible form. Personally Identifiable Information can include: (1) a first and last name, (2) a home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town, (3) an email address, (4) a telephone number, (5) a birth date, (6) any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual, (7) information concerning a user that the Website collects online from the user and maintains in personally identifiable form in combination with an identifier described above. We get information about you in a several ways.
Information You Give Us. We collect Personally Identifiable Information you directly give us when you register on our Website.
Information We Get From Others. We may use publicly available sources outside of the Company to verify or supplement the information you give us. For example, we may obtain address updates from the U.S. Postal Service or demographic information from marketing companies. We use this data to help us maintain accurate records and to improve the products and services that we deliver to you.
Information Automatically Collected. We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Website, we log your computer operating system type, browser type, browser language, the Website you visited before browsing to our Website, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on our Website.
Cookies. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a Website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Website. This type of information is collected to make the Website more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs. You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Website with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Website works for you.
Security of Your Personally Identifiable Information
The security for all Personally Identifiable Information associated with you is of utmost importance to us. We employ reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. Personal information collected by the Website is stored in a secure environment. We strive to provide adequate security measures in our physical facilities to protect against the loss and misuse of the information we collect on the Website. Below are some of the physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that the Company uses to protect your privacy.
Confidentiality: We restrict access to Personally Identifiable Information collected about you on the Website to select employees, licensees, consultants, service providers, or others who need to know that information to provide services to you or in the course of conducting our normal business operations. We also advise them about their responsibility to protect Customer data and we provide them with appropriate guidelines for adhering to our company’s business ethics standards and confidentiality policies. If you are a former customer, we protect your information in the same manner that we treat information about our current customers.
Password: To provide you with an increased level of security, we utilize password security measures. Online access to your personal information is protected with a password you select. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. We will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication (including unsolicited correspondence such as letters, phone calls, or email messages).
Encryption: When you interact on the Website, your personal information is transmitted through the Internet using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL technology causes your browser to encrypt your personal information before transmitting it to our secure server. Encryption is the translation of data into a secret code. Once the data resides on our servers, the data remains encrypted. SSL technology, an industry standard, is designed to prevent someone other than operators of our web site from capturing and viewing your personal information.
HIPAA Safeguards: The HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule establish standards to protect the privacy and security individuals’ medical records and other personal health information. We implement appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy and security of personal health information and sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be made of such information without client authorization.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
The Company is the sole owner of the Personally Identifiable Information collected on this Website. That’s why we don’t sell, rent, license or share any of the Personally Identifiable Information you provide to us with companies outside of the Company for their own promotional or marketing use without your explicit, affirmative consent.
We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to display information within the Website about products and services we feel may interest you; send email news, promotional material, and other updates to our users; process and deliver contest entries and rewards; deliver course materials; respond to comments and questions and provide customer service; send information (including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages); communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners; and to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity. By using the Website, you accept these messages. A user may, at any time, opt out of receiving email news and promotional material (See more about opting out below).
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
Because your privacy is important, we do not sell, share, lease, or license your personal information. However, we may disclose information about you if you specifically authorize us to do so or in such cases described below.
Employees, Technical Operations Contractors, and Consultants: Select Company employees and technical operations contractors, and other contractors may have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing services to you, including for the purpose of troubleshooting problems and/or resolving complaints. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content for the operation and maintenance of the Website. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the employee or contractor to perform the function needed to resolve the issue or to provide or improve the service.
Linked Internet Websites
For your convenience we may provide links to other websites. Please note that when you click on any of these links, you are entering another website for which we have no responsibility or control. The inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation or endorsement by us of the linked website or any of the content, services or products offered on such sites. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions, data-gathering practices and privacy policies of all linked websites as they may materially differ from ours. Other sites have their own privacy policies and we are not responsible for how they enforce them. You access these sites at your own risk, and we make no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the sites hyperlinked to this Web site, or about the privacy and security of information transmitted to or through them. We are simply a portal and do not have access to their data. You agree that we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such links or as the result of the presence of such links on this site.
We may send you news or information about upcoming events and programs. You can opt out from receiving these emails by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in progress.
When you register for a program or service, we use the e-mail and phone number you provided to send course materials, appointment confirmations, and reminders. You cannot opt out from receiving these email and text messages as it would affect the functioning of the program or service you have registered to use.
Children’s Personally Identifiable Information
The features, programs, promotions and other aspects of our service requiring the submission of personally identifiable information are not intended for anyone under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18 unless receiving the service through registration by their parent or legal guardian. If you are under 18 then you may not use or access our website or services at any time or in any manner. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18 and believe he or she has disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us. A parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18 may review and request deletion of such child’s personally identifiable information as well as prohibit the use thereof.
Visitors of Website from Outside the United States
The Company is governed by the laws of the United States of America. By using the Website and submitting any Personally Identifiable Information, visitors from outside the United States acknowledge that the Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of Personally Identifiable Information to the U.S. and waive any claims that may arise under their own jurisdiction.
Effective Date: September 1, 2015
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