We at Education-IndustryONE value the privacy of our users, members, and others (collectively or individually “Users”) who visit and use www.Education-IndustryONE.org and its associated websites and services (collectively, the “Site”). This statement governs the information Users provide to us or that we learn from User’s use of the Education-IndustryONE Site and tells User how we may collect, use, and. in some instances, share this information.
The Information Education-IndustryONE Collects
User Provided Information: User may provide to Education-IndustryONE what is generally called “personally identifiable” information, such as User’s name, postal mailing address, e-mail address, instant messaging address, personal website, business/mobile telephone number, credit card number, billing information, picture, gender, occupation, birth date, and personal quotations. In addition, Education-IndustryONE may give User the option to provide us with certain demographic information about User.
The Education-IndustryONE Site also allows you to submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person’s mailing and e-mail address to enroll them in an Education-IndustryONE seminar, or if you order publications online and want them sent directly to the recipient, you might submit the recipient’s name and address. In addition, when Education-IndustryONE members forward Education-IndustryONE seminar invitations to third parties, we may collect certain personally identifiable information from those third parties, such as their email address.
Education-IndustryONE also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Web Site, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
“Cookies” Information: When Users visit the Education-IndustryONE Site, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to User’s computer. Education-IndustryONE uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after User close User’s browser and may be used by User’s browser on subsequent visits to the Education-IndustryONE Site. By using these cookies, we can “remember” what users have done on the Education-IndustryONE Site before and personalize our site for Users. These persistent types of cookies can be removed. Each web browser implements different functionality, so please refer to the manuals or technical support resources that are available in conjunction with User’s web browser to learn the correct way to modify User’s cookies set-up. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent User from accessing some of the functionality and site offerings available via the Education-IndustryONE Site.
“Automatically Collected” Information: When Users visit the Education-IndustryONE Site or open one of our HTML emails, we may record certain information from User’s web browser by using different types of technology, including “clear gifs” or “web beacons”. This “automatically collected” information may include user’s Internet Protocol address (“IP Address”), web browser type, the web pages or sites that User visit just before or just after the Education-IndustryONE Site, the pages Users view on our site, and the dates and times that User visit.
The Way Education-IndustryONE Uses Information
Education-IndustryONE uses the information that we collect to provide User all of the features and services found on the Education-IndustryONE Site. We will use User’s email address, without further consent, for non-marketing or administrative purposes such as notifying User of major site updates.
Education-IndustryONE may use all of the information that we collect from our Users to understand the usage trends and preferences, to improve the way the Education-IndustryONE Site works and looks, to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, and to create new features and functionality.
Education-IndustryONE may use automatically collected information and cookies information to: (a) remember User’s information so that User will not have to re-enter it during user’s visit or the next time User visit the Education-IndustryONE Site; (b) provide custom, personalized advertisements, content, and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and (d) monitor aggregate usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.
Unless User subsequently opt-out, Education-IndustryONE will use User’s email address or other personally identifiable information to send promotional or marketing messages pertaining to social causes profiled on the Education-IndustryONE Site or as part of specific programs or features for which User will have the ability to opt-in.
Education-IndustryONE sometimes uses this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill an online order for Education-IndustryONE products, or to contact you about issues regarding your membership.
Education-IndustryONE may use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them the relevant information which you have requested for them. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.
The information Education-IndustryONE collects in connection with our online discussion forums is used to facilitate participation in the forums and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.
If you choose to submit User Content for publication, Education-IndustryONE may publish your name and other information you have provided to us.
Agents and contractors of Education-IndustryONE who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Education-IndustryONE. Education-IndustryONE members and non-members who have access to personally identifiable information of members and other individuals through the use of the Education-IndustryONE website are also required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice, and are required to use such information strictly for business related purposes.
Although Education-IndustryONE will take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that Education-IndustryONE collects will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice or as otherwise permitted by law. Please see section 5 of the Terms & Conditions.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
The Web Site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different from ours. Users should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as Education-IndustryONE has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
The Education-IndustryONE sites covered by this Privacy Notice sometimes may offer content which is co-branded with third parties (the “Co-Branded Content”). By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to use the Co-Branded Content. Education-IndustryONE has no control over third party use of this information.
When Education-IndustryONE Discloses Information
We may share automatically collected and other aggregate non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Education-IndustryONE Site.
We do not share personally identifiable information with other third-party organizations for their marketing or promotional use without User’s consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which User will have the ability to opt-in.
User Profile and Password
Users have access to user’s personal information and User may update, correct, or delete User member information and email preferences at any time.
To protect user’s privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify User identity before granting Users profile access. USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF USER’S UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY INFORMATION THAT USER POSTS FOR VIEWING ON THE Education-IndustryONE SITE IS MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE TO ALL USERS OF THE Education-IndustryONE SITE.
Consistent with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) without requiring parental consent. Any person who provides their personal information to Education-IndustryONE through the Education-IndustryONE Site represents that they are 13 years of age or older.
Our Commitment to Data Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information Users transmit to us and Users do so at user’s own risk. Once we receive User’s transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. We use firewalls to protect User information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
If Education-IndustryONE learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify User electronically so that User can take appropriate protective steps. By using the Education-IndustryONE Site or providing personal information to us, User agrees that we can communicate with User electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to User’s use of the Education-IndustryONE Site. Education-IndustryONE may post a notice on the Education-IndustryONE Site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, User will need a web browser enabling User to view Education-IndustryONE’s Service. Education-IndustryONE may also send an email to User at the email address User have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where Education-IndustryONE Users live, User may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw User’s consent from receiving electronic notice) User should notify us via email at feedback@Education-IndustryONE .org.
Special Note to International Users
The Education-IndustryONE Site is hosted in the United States. If User are a User accessing the Education-IndustryONE Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please note that User are transferring User’s personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions, and by providing User’s personal data User consent to:
the transfer of User’s personal data to the United States as indicated above.
In the Event of Merger or Sale
If Education-IndustryONE should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, information Education-IndustryONE receives from User through the Education-IndustryONE Site is an Education-IndustryONE asset and may be transferred.
Last Updated: May 1, 2014