Like most places on the Internet, simply by visiting our website you automatically tell us certain information. This includes basic information such as your IP address, when you visited, the website from where you came prior to visiting us, the website where you go when you leave our website, your computer’s operating system, location data, and the type of web browser that you are using. Our website automatically records this basic information about you.
We may also collect any data that you provide us by contacting us through our website or by e-mail, including information by which you might be personally identified such as name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number, and/or any other contact or personally identifiable information that you provide.
If any person registers for a course or account or is a user of applications provided by us through the LearningBranch platform (“learners”), they may provide, and we may collect and store, additional information related to the learner, such as: their email, institution or organization name, course or program name, class, term and year, progress, scores, work and activities within the LearningBranch platform.
Some transactions between learners and our website or your courses, institution, or organization, may involve payment by credit card, debit card, checks, money orders, and/or third party online payment services. In such transactions, we will collect information related to the transaction as part of the course of doing business with you, including a billing address, telephone number, and other information related to the transaction.
We may also obtain information from third parties, for example, our business partners, third-party suppliers, and customers.
We use your information to operate our business activities. For example, we may use this data to assist an institution where you have registered for a program to conduct its learning activities, contact you about changes to our website, provide you with notices about your account, resolve disputes, troubleshoot issues, enforce our website’s terms and conditions, to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from contracts entered into between you and us, to protect our business interests and the interests and rights of third parties, and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide data.
As a general rule, we will not give your data to third parties for direct marketing purposes without your permission. However, there are some important exceptions to this rule that are described in the following paragraphs and the paragraphs above.
We may, in our sole discretion, provide information about you to comply with a court order, law or legal process, to law enforcement or other government officials for purposes of fraud investigations, alleged intellectual property infringement, or any other suspected illegal activity or matters that may expose us to legal liability or infringe on our rights or the rights of third parties.
We may provide information about you to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about our website users is among the assets transferred.
We may disclose aggregate data about our website’s visitors to advertisers or other third parties.
The LearningBranch Platform allows clients to designate a local administration that will then set user registration policies that fulfill the privacy requirements for their organization. The administrator can either register users manually or enable a self-registration form than can be used by users. Self-registered users must be activated by either an instructor or administrator.
The administrator can also set password security requirements depending on the organization’s security criteria. The settings include:
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a username and password for access to certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping the username and password confidential. Do not give your password to anyone. If you enter a section of our website that requires a password, you should log out when you leave. As a safety precaution, you should also close out of your web browser completely and re-open it before viewing other parts of the Internet.
We fully endorse and comply with the requirements of the Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) and CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act), and all other applicable unsolicited commercial e-mail laws.
If you subscribe to electronic newsletters or other communications from us or our website, you will always have an option to unsubscribe immediately.
Under PIPA, individuals have the right to access their own personal information. The law also states the rules by which organizations can collect, use and disclose personal information from customers, clients and/or employees. PIPA requires organizations to protect and secure personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website, including the illegal acts of third parties (such as criminal hacking).
If you are concerned about the topic covered by this policy, you should read it each time before you use our website.
Any questions or concerns about this policy should be brought to our attention by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or at the following address: LearningBranch Inc., Suite 252, 1489 Marine Dr., W Vancouver, BC, V7T 1B8 and providing us with information relating to your concern.