This policy explains our information practices, defines your privacy options and describes how your information is collected and used. We collect and use data to make our websites and applications work better for you.
This policy covers the website at www.consultantsdevelopmentinstitue.org (the “CDI Website”) and the related mobile and desktop applications (collectively the “Applications”) made available by Authenticity Consulting, LLC (“Authenticity”). The CDI Website and the Applications are owned and operated by Authenticity. Should you have privacy questions or concerns, send an email to info@ConsultantsDevelopmentInstitute.org
By using or visiting the CDI Website or using the Applications, you agree to the collection and use of information in the manner described in this policy. Authenticity shall have right at any time and without prior notice, at its sole discretion, to revise this policy. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by email, by means of a notice the next time you log in to the CDI Website, by means of a notice on the CDI Website homepage or when you next activate the Applications. Such revisions and additions shall be effective immediately upon notice. You are responsible for reviewing the CDI Website or Applications periodically for any modification to this policy. Any access or use of the CDI Website or Applications by you after notice of modifications to this policy shall constitute and be deemed to be your agreement to such modifications.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
This policy applies to all information collected on the CDI Website, any information you provide to Authenticity and any information that results from your use of Applications. You will most likely provide us personal information to us when you register as a user of CDI Website, license and then use the Applications or use Services (as further described below) associated with the CDI Website and Applications. The personal information we may collect might include: your name, your address, the company you work for, passwords, user names, email addresses, phone numbers and credit/debit card numbers. You are responsible for the personal information that you submit as part of your CDI user profile, including updates or additions.
Various educational services are made available through the CDI Website or the Applications (the “Services”). As part of such Services, you may provide answers to quizzes or tests, submit written homework or prepare other written materials as part of the Services (the “Services Data”). Subject to Authenticity’s right to use the Services Data to provide the Services, or to disclose the Service Data to Authenticity
vendors that help provide the Services (including teachers and instructors), Authenticity shall not provide, disclose or share the Services Data with any third party in a manner that would identify you as a source of the Services Data.
SHARING OF COMMENTS, OPINION AND INFORMATION
The CDI Website or Applications include messages areas that allow users to post or send information to the CDI Website or the Applications. When you post such information to the CDI Website or Applications messaging areas, others can also view that information. We urge you to exercise caution when providing personally identifiable information to the CDI Website or the Applications messaging areas.
OUR COLLECTION OF YOUR DATA
In addition to the personal information you supply, we may collect certain information to (1) evaluate how visitors, guests, and customers use the CDI Website or the Applications; or (2) provide you with personalized information. We collect data to make the CDI Website and Applications work better for you in the following ways: to improve the design of the CDI Website and Applications, to provide personalization on the CDI Website and Applications and to evaluate the performance of our programs. The technologies we may use to gather this non-personal information may include “IP” addresses, “cookies”, browser detection, “weblogs” and various “geo-location” tools.
HOW WE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION
Our primary goal in collecting your information is to provide you with a personalized, relevant, and positive experience with the CDI Website and Applications.
You can register on the CDI Website or the Applications to receive promotions and updates, or to be contacted for market research purposes. You can control your privacy preferences regarding such marketing communications (see the section below entitled “Your Privacy Preferences”).
From time to time, you may be invited to participate in optional customer surveys or promotions, and Authenticity may request that you provide some or all of the above listed personal information in those surveys or promotions. We use information collected from surveys and promotions to learn about our customers in order to improve our services and develop new products and services of interest to our customers.
IP addresses define the Internet location of computers and help us better understand the geographic distribution of our visitors and customers and manage the performance of the CDI Website. Cookies are tiny files placed onto the hard drive of your computer when you visit the CDI Website, so we can immediately recognize you when you return to the CDI Website and deliver content specific to your interests. You may modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies. Please consult your browser instructions for information on how to modify your choices about cookies. If you modify your browser preferences, certain features of the CDI Website may not be available to you.
We may detect the type of web browser you are using to optimize the performance of the CDI Website and to understand the mix of browsers used by our visitors, guests, and customers. To learn about how people use our site, we examine weblogs, which show the paths people take through the CDI Website and how long they spend in certain areas.
When you use the Applications, the Applications may know, in very general terms, your current physical location, your mobile device model number, your mobile device operating system version, and the time when you observed the images or other information provided by the Application.
We may also compile certain general information related to your use of the Website and Applications. You agree that we are authorized to use, reproduce and generally make such information available to third parties in the aggregate, provided that your information shall not include personally identifiable information about you or be attributable to you.
Authenticity may contract with unaffiliated third parties (e.g. Google) to provide services such as data hosting, analytics and other services. When we do this, we may provide your personally identifiable information to third parties only to provide those services, and they are not authorized to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
USE OF THE CDI WEBSITE AND APPLICATIONS BY CHILDREN
THE CDI WEBSITE AND THE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.
YOUR PRIVACY PREFERENCES
When you sign up as a registered user of the Applications or Services you may begin receiving marketing communications such as e-mail newsletters, product and service updates and promotions. Our customers generally find this type of information useful. If you do not want to receive these updates, you must “opt-out” by unchecking the “Add me to the mailing list” box on your user profile, or should you choose to opt-out after registering, you can select the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email or text and follow the opt-out instructions or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “unsubscribe.”
HOW TO ACCESS OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION
Send Authenticity an email at info@ConsultantsDevelopmentInstitute.org if you want to access, review or correct your personally identifiable information collected by Authenticity. To protect your privacy and security, Authenticity requires a user ID and password to verify your identity before granting you the right to access, review or make corrections to your personally identifiable information.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process. It is also possible that Authenticity may sell its CDI business. If Authenticity sells its CDI business, then customer information, including your information, may be among the assets that are transferred. If we decide to so transfer your personal information, you will be notified by an email sent to the last know email address in our files, by notice posted on the CDI Website or when you activate the Applications.
PRIVACY AND OTHER WEBSITES AND APPLICATIONS
The CDI Website or the Applications may contain links to other websites or other mobile applications. Authenticity is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites or applications. This policy only applies to information collected by Authenticity.
CDI reserves the right to make amendments to the above information at any time, and such amendments will be in effect immediately.
Last Updated: January 11, 2016