Revised: October 31, 2012
WHAT IS OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU?
We are sensitive to your privacy concerns, and are committed to letting you know what Information is being collected on Our Web site, how the Information is being used and what choices you have regarding the collection and use of the Information.
WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND
We gather personally identifiable information that you expressly provide when you enter information into a form on Our Web site including, without limitation, your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other unique personal identifiers (e.g., date of birth) (“Personal Information”). If you choose not to provide the requested Personal Information, We may not be able to offer you personalized services that require such information.
We also collect anonymous information, which includes any information that is not tied to your Personal Information, such as your IP address (“Anonymous Information”). You are not required to register on Our Web site in order for Us to collect Anonymous Information about you. In addition, We may receive information about you from other sources including, but not limited to, service providers for tracking and marketing purposes (“Source Information”). Source Information may consist of referral data or the Web site you were previously visiting prior to visiting Our Web site; and information related to the browser and/or platform you are using to access Our Web site. Personal Information, Anonymous Information, and Source Information are collectively referred hereinafter as “Information.”
In addition to the Information that you provide to Us or that We obtain about you, We will also collect certain information arising out of your use of Our Web site, or augment the data We collect with other information from other online or offline sources. We use “cookies” and the Information to enhance your experience and present you with personalized offers. Likewise, We may use third-party advertising companies to serve and track advertisements appearing on Our Web site. Such third-party companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness. To learn more about “cookies,” please see the section below titled “Cookies and Web Bugs.”
We collect Information about you to (a) provide products, programs, and services that you have requested; (b) operate and improve the features, offerings and content presented to you by Us and Our affiliated companies, successors, and assigns; (c) personalize the content and advertisements provided to you; (d) communicate with you and respond to your inquiries; (e) conduct research about your use of the features, offerings and content from Us, Our parent or sister companies and partners; (f) provide product improvement; (g) “pre-populate” forms; (h) provide you with advertising targeted to your preferences; and (i) help offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you. We also reserve the right to collect and reuse Information about you for marketing purposes.
We reserve the right to collect Information about you and store it in connection with other online or offline information We may possess or obtain about you. Such information may include, without limitation, information about the different sites that you visit on the Internet, the time and frequency at which you visit them, and the content that you transmit or post on other Web sites.
WITH WHOM WILL THE INFORMATION BE SHARED?
We may share Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies or for particular purposes including, without limitation, the purposes described below. In all cases, you may opt-out of sharing your Information with such providers by choosing not to use or register for that service or content. Please see “Offering You Choices-Marketing Options” below for information on how to opt-out of sharing your Information.
Products or Service Requests - If you submit a request for a product or service on Our Web site, We will share Information about you contained in the request form with Our business partners to process and fulfill your request. Our business partners may contact you by telephone (including, by autodialer, where applicable), e-mail, or mail based on the Information you provided to Us, even if you have opted into the National Do Not Call List administered by the Federal Trade Commission, any state equivalent Do Not Call List, or the Do Not Call List of a specific company. If one of Our business partners contacts you by telephone and you wish not to be contacted again by that business partner with respect to your inquiry, then you should specifically make a request to that partner not to contact you again.
Service Providers - We may disclose Information about you to companies that host certain services for Us, such as marketing distribution or call centers. Our service providers use the Information received from Us solely for the purposes of providing you with the products you requested. In select circumstances, We may also share aggregate order information with third parties and business partners.
Sweepstakes or Promotions: We may run promotions and/or sweepstakes. Such promotions and sweepstakes may be sponsored or co-sponsored by third-party companies. Information about you collected during a promotion or sweepstakes is shared with the sponsor or co-sponsor unless you opt-out of sharing Information with such parties. Please see “Offering You Choices-Marketing Options” below for information on how to opt-out of sharing your Information.
Subsidiaries, Parent, or Sister Companies: We may share Information about you with Our subsidiaries, sister companies, parent company, successors, and assigns unless you opt-out of sharing Information with such parties.
Non-Affiliated Companies: From time to time, We may sell or share your Personal Information with non-affiliated third parties.. For example, We share your Personal Information to provide a product or service that We feel may be of interest to you. We may also sell your Personal Information to a business partner that will use your Personal Information for their own marketing purposes.
Required by Law: We may also share Information about you as permitted or required by law including, without limitation, inquires by law enforcement or to comply with Federal laws including, without limitation, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 ("CAN-SPAM Act of 2003").
Marketing Email Options - You may register to receive communications from us directly on our website or through a third party. Upon registering, we will periodically send you newsletters and other e-mails with offers and promotions. If you no longer wish to receive these communications, please click here to unsubscribe.
Refusing Cookies - We utilize reputable third-party vendors to serve advertisements. If, however, you are not comfortable with cookies, you can adjust the settings within your browser to further prohibit being served a cookie. Please see your specific browser's instructions to perform this task.
COOKIES AND WEB BUGS
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We maintain electronic and procedural safeguards designed to protect your Information. We protect Information about you over the Internet by using a secure web server, which allows web browser programs (such as Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer) to interact with Our web server via an encrypted session. We employ a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection that provides an encrypted connection between your computer and Us. The 128 bit encrypted connection scrambles ordinary text or data into cyphertext to safeguard sensitive information during its journey across the Internet. The information is decrypted, or put back into a readable format, when it reaches its intended destination. Depending on which browser you use, you will know you are in secured area by "https" or a lock appearing in the lower right hand corner of your browser window. When you visit Our Web site, you may move in and out of secured areas.
We may store, process and/or transfer personal data to countries outside of the United States of America and, by using Our products and services, you consent to such transfer. For example, if you elect to submit your Personal Information to a Canadian school, We may transfer your Personal Information across borders to the Canadian schools that you selected. We may also store, process and/or transfer personal data to the United States of America and, by using Our products and services, you consent to such transfer. For example, if you elect to submit your Personal Information to the site, We will transfer and process your Personal Information across borders, specifically, the United States of America, and this information may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of that jurisdiction.
Canadian Consumers: We will comply with existing local, provincial and federal Canadian law, including but not limited to the Personal Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"), and We will adhere to the Fair Information Principles, reflected within PIPEDA and provincial regulations.
A SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING PEOPLE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD
Individuals under the age of eighteen (18) should not send any Information to Us. Each time you access Our Web site or purchase a product or service from Us, or provide Information about yourself or anyone else, you are representing to Us that you are eighteen (18) years or older.
CONCERNS, QUESTIONS OR COMPLAINTS
If you have privacy concerns, questions, or complaints, please contact us at:
4859 W Slauson Ave #405
Los Angeles, CA 90056