Last updated: 1st July 2013
Information We Collect
User Registration. In order to access and use certain features, content or functions, of the Service, you may be asked to provide and/or make available certain Information, including, but not limited to, in connection with registration features, in order to personalize and/or allow you to use these features and functions. This Information may include, but not be limited to, your email address, legal name, date of birth, preferences, etc. We may collect such Information from users through the use of on-line forms and every time you email us your details. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake, including details of payment methods used.
Contests, Sweepstakes and Surveys. To participate in certain Service-related Promotions, including, but not limited to, contests, sweepstakes and surveys, there may be a separate registration process that may require the submission of both Personal Information and Additional Information (including your full name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, demographic or profile information, etc.). We will use the Information you provide for the purpose of conducting the Promotion (for example, to contact you if you have won). You may also have the opportunity to opt in to receive special Promotions or offers from our advertisers as a result of your use of the Service.
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Use of Information
Your information will never be sold to any third party.
Personal Information, including, without limitation, your contact and other details you supply as part of the registration process will be used by us to authenticate your identity, deal with your inquiries and requests and to provide you with any services or products you request in connection with the Service (including to process your orders and administer your account) and contacting you regarding the administration of any features of the Service you have registered to use.
We may also use your Personal Information for other purposes, including, without limitation:
- to personalize aspects of the Service;
- to carry out market research surveys;
- to contact you about opportunities that we believe may be relevant to you and to provide you with updates about developments on the sites and information about the products and services we offer; and
- for other purposes disclosed at the time you provide us with the Personal Information or which are reasonably necessary to provide the Service or other related product and/or service requested.
We may use Additional Information for many purposes, including, without limitation the following:
- accumulating, reporting and disclosing aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) information in connection with the Service and user activity, and for marketing and strategic development purposes (i.e., to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages);
- saving certain Additional Information for your ongoing use of the Service;
- for the uses described for 'Personal Information' above; and
- for other purposes disclosed at the time you provide us with the Additional Information or which are reasonably necessary to provide the Service or other related product and/or service requested.
It is your responsibility to ensure that any Information submitted as part of the registration process to your user account is accurate and up to date.
User Choice and Access, including Opting Out of Certain Uses of Your Information
At times, you may be presented with the option of whether to receive or be automatically entered to receive certain marketing and promotional communications from us and others that we think will be of interest to you. If you have elected to receive information about our products or services or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organizations and would like at any time to unsubscribe from this service, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the specific instructions included in such communications. Please note that 'opt out' and 'unsubscribe' requests may not take effect immediately and may take a reasonable amount of time to receive, process and apply, during which time your Information shall remain subject to the terms and conditions herein. Additionally, you should be aware that any Information provided to third parties prior to your election to opt out or unsubscribe cannot be retrieved or rescinded by us unless required by applicable law, and you cannot retroactively opt out or unsubscribe with respect to such third parties. Also, please note that in order to keep you informed about the operation of the Service and related services, we reserve the right to send you emails and announcements that are needed for the proper functioning and administration of the Service, including for the purposes described in the section above, in connection with your use of such Service.
Content Posted By You
If you make your Personal Information available to friends, colleagues and/or any users of the Service through use of any features or functions of the Services, including, without limitation, on a forum, then it will be shared within the relevant community. Also, if you post any Personal Information on or in connection with the Service, including, without limitation, to any of our forums, this Information will immediately be made available to other users throughout the world who may use it to send you unsolicited communications. In some circumstances we may display pseudonyms that identify you as a user but not your actual Personal Information (your username for example) when you post material to the Service to allow users to identify each other.
Third-Party Service Providers
We also have the right to disclose and transfer your Information to third parties and affiliates, which may be based inside or outside of the U.S. for the purpose of administering and maintaining the Service. We will refer to these parties in this context as 'Third-Party Service Providers'. We use Third-Party Service Providers to efficiently provide the full range of content, activities, services, features and functions we bring you and we disclose your Information to Third-Party Service Providers for the purpose of providing services to us and our affiliates. These Third-Party Service Providers may process and store certain Information on their servers, but may use your Personal Information only to provide us with a specific service and not for any other purpose, and they agree to keep such Personal Information secure and confidential. By submitting Information, you consent to such processing, storage and transfer of your Information in connection with your use of our Services, including, without limitation, the transfer, storage and/or processing of your Information outside of the U.S. We always request that our Third-Party Service Providers to whom we transfer data adhere to the same security procedures that we follow ourselves.
Data Collection from Children
We do not knowingly collect personal information from U.S. children under 13 without appropriate parental notice and consent.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a resident of the State of California, we provide you with information on how to exercise your disclosure choice options such as your right to opt out (which we may sometimes refer to as 'unsubscribe') with respect to use of your Personal Information by third parties for marketing purposes. Therefore, pursuant to the California Civil Code, we are not required to maintain or disclose a list of the third parties that received your Personal Information for marketing purposes during the preceding year. If you are a California resident and wish to request information about how to exercise your third-party disclosure choices, please send a request by email to our Privacy Administrator at email@example.com. All requests must be labeled 'Your California Privacy Rights' on the email subject line.For all requests, please clearly state that the request is related to 'Your California Privacy Rights', include your name, street address, city, state, zip code and email address (your street address is optional if you wish to receive a response to your request via email) and indicate your preference on how our response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail). We will not accept requests via the telephone, postal mail or by fax. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
Changes to the Privacy Statement
Legal and Contact Information
Mail: The Compliance Officer – SML JV LLC
Share My Lesson, 555 New Jersey, Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001
We will use all reasonable efforts to answer any questions or resolve any concerns regarding your privacy promptly.