Last modified: April, 2022
Our Website is intended for use by those in the fields of education, businesses and other adults. We do not want to collect any information about or from children under the age of 13 from the Website. We request that children under the age of 13 do not submit any information to us, especially not personal information about themselves or other children. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information.
We use third-party social media sites to provide us content in formats that may be useful or interesting, however, our Website is the official source of information from us. We cannot attest to the accuracy or usage of other information provided by these or any other linked sites.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
The type of information that we collect directly from you varies based on your interaction with our Website. We collect information in a number of ways:
Information you give us
We collect information directly from you when you complete a form to register for a webinar, have a product or service inquiry via our Website, download a white paper or other marketing material or when you complete a general contact form.
Personal information collected, includes, but is not limited to, name, email address, district/school/organization name, city, state, phone number, and job role/title. We may also collect additional information from you such as your reason for contacting us via the Website, the specific product/service type they are interested in, referral source, lead source, campaign source, areas of interest, any event you are interested in, whether you are currently working with any of our partners, media type (for media inquiries), whether you participated in our Standards Institute, and the content you accessed while on our Website.
Information we get from you automatically
When you visit our Website, we may collect certain information automatically from your device such as your IP address, device type, browser-type, broad geographic location when you use a location-enabled service, and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website, including the pages you access and the links you click.
In the future, we may require users to login into certain portions of our Website. In those instances, we may obtain and compare your provided login credentials with known credentials associated with your account in order to provide you access with your account. We may store and issue temporary credentials on your behalf for purposes such as password resets.
As with many other sites, this Website may use “cookies” or other technologies to help us deliver content specific to your interests, to process your requests, and/or to analyze your visiting patterns. Cookies are small text files that a Website can send to a user’s browser for storage on the hard drive. Cookies can make use of the Web easier by saving and administering status, preferences and other user information.
We also use suppliers that may set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our Website to allow them to deliver the services they are providing to us. When you visit our Website, you may receive cookies from third-party websites and domains. We endeavor to identify these cookies before they are used so that you can decide whether or not you wish to accept them. We use NextRoll for some marketing activities. If you would like to learn more about NextRoll, please click here. You can opt-out of cookie remarketing at any time by following this link: Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect and process information from our Website for the following purposes:
- To allow us to respond to inquiries and requests;
- To allow us to process an event registration form;
- To allow access to an informational electronic mailing list, newsletter, or database;
- To contact you about our products and services;
- To send you our Newsletters and other information about us that you may be interested in;
- To allow us to provide you with a more personalized experience on our Website;
- To provide customer support to you;
- To comply with our legal obligations;
- Legitimate interests that are not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights; and
- To help us keep track of information we have already gathered from you from form fills or mailing lists
When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements, or in the case of urgent updates.
We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags and web page events, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services.
INFORMATION WE SHARE
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of our organization unless one of the following circumstances applies:
With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of our organization when we have your consent to do so. We require opt¬in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
For external processing
For legal reasons
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of our organization if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to: meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our organization, our users, employees or the public as required or permitted by law.
For Disseminating Information About Our Services
We may use your personal information collected via our Website to send you information about our products and services via newsletters, marketing materials and other communications. If you would like to opt out of any or all of these communications, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RIGHT TO ERASURE & DATA PORTABILITY
You can: (i) object to processing of your information that is personally identifiable (“Personal Information”), (ii) request us to restrict processing of Personal Information; or (iii) request portability of your Personal Information. In order to initiate a request please email us at email@example.com.
Also, you may withdraw your consent for us to use your Personal Information at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your Personal Information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
We work hard to protect our organization and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular, we encrypt many of our services using SSL. We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems. We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process or manage it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
COMPLIANCE AND COOPERATION WITH REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
PRIVACY OF CHILDREN
Our Website operates in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We never knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and no part of our website aims to serve or attract children under the age of 13. Visitors under 13 are strictly prohibited from using the Website at any point for any reason.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
We work hard to keep private data secure. Although we cannot guarantee the security of information, we have implemented a number of best practices in physical, electronic, and managerial security practices in order to prevent unauthorized access to private data. For example, we use Transport Layer Security (TLS) for our Website to transfer data securely. You can check whether TLS is active by looking for a "locked" padlock icon within your browser. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect.
If you use a password to access our Website, you are responsible for keeping the password private and confidential. You must refrain from sharing it with other people. If you suspect your password has been misused in any way, you have any other secure concerns or are aware of, or suspect, a security violation has occurred, please notify us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Website is intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you access the Website from any jurisdiction with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, you are transferring your information to the United States.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Residents have the right to opt out of any sale of your information and have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship: (a) a list of the categories of information and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties' direct marketing purposes; and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To make such requests, if entitled, please use the contact information listed below.
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