Last updated: 8/6/18
use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information.
It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to,
and how to update and correct your personal information.
The use of information collected through our service shall be limited to the purpose of
1. What information do we collect?
We value your trust. In order to honor that trust, we adhere to ethical standards in gathering,
using, and safeguarding any information you provide.
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you ("personal information").
For example, when you enroll as a student or subscriber (“learner”) , on our site or related courses,
as part of the enrolling process, we will need your contact information: name, email address,
We will retain your name and email address in a user profile
When you provide payment information for a subscription, the third part service we use will need
additional information: address and credit card/paypal information for billing;
In addition to personal information, and as is true of most websites, we gather site-visitation data
automatically and store it in log files or third party services.
We use our log files to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site,
and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We utilize unstructured machine learning technologies to understand user behaviors and to provide user-specific recommendations.
Our course and site is hosted by Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific”).
They provide us with the online course creation platform that allow us to sell our product/services to you.
Your data is stored through Thinkific’s data storage, databases and the general Thinkific application.
They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third party payment processor such as Stripe or Paypal.
Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council,
which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information
by our site and related courses and its service providers.
2. How Do We Use It?
We use your personal information solely to provide our services to you.
We also use your personal information together with other personally non-identifiable
information (as further detailed below) to help us better understand our users and
to improve the content and functionality of the site.
In order to create an account with our site, we only require you to provide first name, last name, and email address.
Additionally, you have the ability to provide additional personal information to complete a profile without our system.
We will only use your profile information to personalize and improve your experience with our platform.
Email marketing: we may send you emails about our site and related course(s), registration, course content,
your course progress or other updates. We may also use your email to inform you about changes to the course,
survey you about your usage, or collect your opinion.
If you would like to discontinue receiving this information, you may update your email preferences
by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you or at your member
profile on the Website or by contacting us at email@example.com.
We consider your personal information to be a vital part of our relationship with you.
There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your personal information
with certain third parties, as set forth below:
- Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets.
Your personal information may be transferred to a buyer or other successor in the event of a corporate sale,
merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event in which personal information held by us
about our site users is among the assets transferred.
- Legal Requirements: In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data
in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security
or law enforcement requirements. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information
as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights
and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or similar legal process served on the Website.
We will make information readily available to customers about our policies
and practices relating to the management of personal information.
4. Third Party Services
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: We sometimes hire other companies to perform
certain business-related functions. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature,
we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
For instance, we use an outside credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services.
These companies are not permitted to use any personal information that we share with them
for any other purpose aside from providing services to us.
or controlled by us (the "Third Party Sites"). The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third Party Sites.
The links from the Website do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed the Third Party Sites.
We suggest contacting those Third Party Sites directly for information on their privacy policies.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure
that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft,
as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
To ensure that you are kept informed of changes check this document periodically as we will
update the date at the top of the document any time we make a material change.
permission to use or access (or continue to use or access) the Website.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you,
register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org