Updated On: May 13, 2018
WHAT INFORMATION AND DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU AND HOW DO WE USE IT?
We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, visit our website, respond to a survey or fill out a form. The lawful basis for our collecting and processing of the information as described below is legitimate interest meaning the growth of our business and understanding how to best serve and market to our customers.
We may collect some or all of the following types of information about you:
1. Contact and Communication Information
When register on our site using one of our optin forms, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name and email address. When you enroll as a student or subscriber (“learner”) on our site or related courses, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address. We may use this information send you periodic communication.
For example, the email address you provide for order processing or any other reason may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product, service information or general marketing material, etc.
2. Individual Customer Information
When you become a customer by enrolling in one of our courses or purchasing one of our products, we retain information about you that includes your name, email address, contact details, purchase details including amounts. We use this information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to
your customer service requests and support needs).
- To process transactions.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To send periodic course update emails and marketing emails.
3. Individual User Information
- To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your
individual needs) and provide appropriate content.
- To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on
the information and feedback we receive from you).
4. Technical Information
We use information via Google Analytics such as ip addresses, browser type, how long you spend on our website, and your general geographic area (such as your city) to better understand how you use our website and services.
Other Ways We May Use Your information
We may use a combination of the above types of information (contact, customer, user and technical) to display advertisements such as Facebook Ads, Google Ads or other display advertisements. We may also track the effectiveness of these ads by associating them to content viewed or purchasing patterns so that we can deliver the most applicable content to you while growing our business.
REGISTRATION DATA AND POLICY
In order to access some of the services on this site, you may be required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing our online registration form, which requests certain information and data (“Registration Data”), and maintaining and updating your Registration Data as required.
By registering, you agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete and accurate.
The email address you provide for order processing or any other reason may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product, service information or general marketing material, etc.
WITHDRAWING CONSENT AND REQUESTING ERASURE
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
You also have the right to erasure (or “right to be forgotten”). This means you can request to have your personal data erased providing certain terms and conditions are met. You can read more about our obligations under the GDPR here.
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit or access your personal information.
Our payment gateway and processor offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into the payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
We use a variety of third-party services in order to process transactions, provide course material, and send emails. In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
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.
We may also transfer user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a business merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or business division or other fundamental business change. Further, the information you enter when making a purchase will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose or carrying out the transactions. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
Please note that if you give out personal information online through a discussion board or posting site, that information can be collected and used by third parties. Although we strive to protect our users’ privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of information you post in these forums. You disclose such information at your own risk.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website or we may link to a third party’s website for informational purposes. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.
- Opting out: You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third-party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Opt-Out page.
- We may also use automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement.
Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent except as noted above. At this time we do not respond to DNT (Do Not Track) signals.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
We recommend that anyone under 18 years of age participate and use our website, products or services only with parental permission and supervision.
We do not intend to collect any personal information from children under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian of a child who has provided us with such personal information would like the information deleted from our records, he or she should contact us at the email address listed at the bottom of this policy statement. We will then delete the child’s personal information from our files.
If we become aware that personally identifiable information regarding a child under the age of 13 has been collected at the Site, we will use such information for the sole purpose of contacting a parent or guardian of the child to obtain verifiable parental consent. If we cannot obtain consent after a reasonable time, or if when contacted a parent or guardian requests that we do not use or maintain such information, we will make reasonable efforts to delete it from our records. Upon request by a parent or guardian, Horkey HandBook, LLC will provide a description of the specific types of personal information collected from a child who is under the age of 13.
ONLINE PRIVACY ONLY
NOTIFICATION OF A DATA BREACH
We take security very seriously and if we experience a data breach we will make all efforts to notify affected users or specific regulatory bodies within 72 hours after we detect a breach.
YOUR INDIVIDUAL LEGAL RIGHTS
Under various data protection and privacy laws including but not limited to GDPR, you have the right to the following:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
You can find detailed information regarding these right at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/
TERMS AND CONDITIONS