In these terms and conditions, “We/us/our/[d/b/a]” means CONNECTION BUILDERS LLC. The “Website” means the websites located at www.connection.builders and platform.connection.builders (or any subsequent URLs which may replace them) and all associated websites and microsites of the Company. “You/your” means you as a user of the Website.
To access or use the Website, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions.
VISITORS & REGISTERED USERS
Any user who voluntarily signs up for more information (e-newsletter, promos, bonus materials, etc.), or who purchases a product, service, or program through the Website, is agreeing to both the terms of this Agreement and the accompanying Terms and Conditions of Purchase where applicable with respect to such product, service or program.
We provide Visitors and Registered Users with access to the Services as described below.
Visitors. Visitors are those who visit the Website but do not register with us. No login or personal information is required of our Visitors. Visitors can view all publicly available content on the Website and contact us by email.
Registered Users. Registered Users can access all publicly available content on the Website, contact us by email, and upon registration for an e-newsletter, product, service, or program, may also gain access to exclusive content hosted as part of this Website.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY / RESTRICTIONS ON USE
The Website contains or may contain as part of the Website itself, or as part of certain products, services or programs offered through the Website, text, graphics, logos, images, coursework, software, video or audio files, and other material provided by or on behalf of the Company (collectively referred to as the “Content”). The Content includes the specific selection and arrangement of all Content, i.e., the design. All Content is proprietary and is protected under both United States and foreign laws, whether owned by us or by third parties with whom we associate to help deliver the Content.
You shall not use the Website for any illegal purposes, and you will use it in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws.
Registered Users who have purchased any product, service or program will be provided access to view any Content contained in such purchased product, service or program for their own personal, non-commercial use. Other than as set forth in this section, you have no other rights in or to the Content (other than your own Registered User-Generated Content that you post to the Website, where applicable), and you will not use the Content except as permitted under this Agreement. No other use is permitted without the prior written consent of the Company. The Company retains all right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Content. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content. You agree not to duplicate, imitate, copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense, publicly perform, commercially exploit, or create derivative works of such material and content, nor to help or assist third parties in doing the same. You are also prohibited from posting any portion of the Content in either print or digital format, included on any other website, social media page, or in a networked computer environment for any purpose. The Content may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users or disparages or discredits us or anyone else.
You agree not to use the Website in a way that may cause the Website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the Website is in any way impaired. You agree not to attempt any unauthorized access to any part or component of the Website.
You agree that in the event that you have any right, claim or action against any User arising out of that User’s use of the Website, then you will pursue such right, claim or action independently of and without recourse to us.
SUBMISSIONS & USER-GENERATED CONTENT LICENSE
There may be portions of the Website that allow for the posting of reviews, comments, photographs, or other content (“User-Generated Content”). Where the website allows, you are permitted to submit comments, communications, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information, provided that the material submitted is not threatening, objectionable, illegal, obscene, defamatory (to us or anyone else), invasive of privacy or intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to us or third parties. Further, anything submitted shall not contain malware, software viruses, or spam, including political campaign material, commercial solicitations, chain letters, or mass mailings. You may not use false e-mail addresses, impersonate anyone, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit any such content.
You agree that any content you submit to us, i.e., “User Generated Content,” as described above, will not be subject to any expectation of privacy, trust, or confidence between us and that no confidential, fiduciary, or other relationship is intended or created between you and us. If you post any such content, intentionally or unintentionally, you are granting us a License in said content, and we and any others we designate from time to time shall have unrestricted rights to use the Content for any and all purposes whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without any further permission from or any payment to you or anyone else. This includes rights to use the name that you submit, along with any other name by which you are known, in connection with the User-Generated Content. To be clear, we have the right to use, reproduce, license, sub-license, transfer, print, display, exhibit, distribute, re-distribute, publish, modify, translate, or create derivative works of any User-Generated Content that you submit or provide, without any further permission from or notice or payment to you. You agree to this “User-Generated Content License” whether or not your User-Generated Content is used by us.
Each time that you access the Website or create or submit User-Generated Content, you agree to, ratify, and confirm the terms of the then-existing User-Generated Content License for that submission and all previous submissions by you to us.
CONTENT LINKED TO THE WEBSITE
From time to time we may include or provide third-party links on our Website. When you click on links that take you outside of our Website to any other webpage including those of affiliates, joint-venture partners, content partners or other businesses or service providers who may or may not be affiliated with our work, you assume all of the risk, responsibilities and consequences resulting from your use of or access to third-party websites. Other websites not belonging to the Company may be subject to different terms and conditions of use and privacy policies. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content of other sites, nor are we responsible for the availability of any external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content (including misrepresentative or defamatory content) of any third party websites, including, without limitation, any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources.
AFFILIATE LINKS & COMPENSATION DISCLOSURE
We may enter into affiliate relationships with third parties from time to time and provide links to third-party services or products on our website and in our email marketing. We may receive compensation through these affiliate relationships, including when our Users purchase services or products via such links. We will provide disclosures when sending or posting such information as an affiliate. If we are providing a review or rating of a third party’s service or product and receive payment for such review or rating, we will disclose that information when sharing our review or rating.
CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE
We reserve the right to modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part of it) with or without notice to you. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website. You will not be eligible for any compensation because you cannot use any part of the Website or because of a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the Website.
You hereby authorize and grant permission to the Company, as well as its agents, representatives, and others working under their authority, to take and use your photographed, video recorded, or live-streamed image, likeness, voice, and name for any and all purposes, including marketing, commercial, or advertising purposes, and in any and all forms of media, without further consideration. You understand and agree that you have no rights to any benefits derived from the use of such image, likeness, voice, or name. You agree to indemnify us and our affiliates and designees from and against any and all claims arising out of, resulting from, or relating to any such use of your name, image, likeness, or voice.
You agree to be fully responsible for and fully indemnify, defend and hold us (including our licensors, licensees, successors, distributors, agents, representatives, and other authorized users, and each of their respective officers, directors, owners, managers, members, employees, agents, representatives and assigns, collectively the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees and expenses, suffered by us and arising out of any breach of the conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Website, or the use by any other person accessing the website using your password, personal computer or other electronic device, or internet access account. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim including to provide us with assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you as we deem necessary. We reserve the right to employ separate counsel and assume the exclusive defense and control of the settlement and disposition of any claim that is subject to indemnification by you. You shall not settle any third-party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT HEREIN IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, CONDITION OR COMPLETENESS, OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN ANY CONTENT, PRODUCT, SERVICE OR PROGRAM OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USER-GENERATED CONTENT) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVERS THAT HOST SUCH CONTENT ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR ARE FULLY FUNCTIONAL, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OF CONTENT OR MATERIAL AS A RESULT OF UPLOADING TO OR DOWNLOADING FROM THE WEBSITE AND YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF ANY OF YOUR EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE.
WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR AVAILABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS FOUND ON SITES THAT LINK TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE. WE CANNOT ENSURE THAT YOU WILL BE SATISFIED WITH ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE THAT YOU PURCHASE FROM A THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE THAT LINKS TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE OR THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON OUR WEBSITE. WE DO NOT ENDORSE ANY OF THE MERCHANDISE, NOR HAVE WE TAKEN ANY STEPS TO CONFIRM THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION) YOU MIGHT BE REQUESTED TO GIVE TO ANY THIRD PARTY. YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USER-GENERATED CONTENT), ON THIRD PARTY SITES, AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS YOU PROVIDE TO OR THROUGH ANY SUCH THIRD-PARTY SITES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION). WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO MAKE WHATEVER INVESTIGATION YOU FEEL NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH ANY ONLINE OR OFFLINE TRANSACTION WITH ANY THIRD PARTY.
THE WEBSITE AND PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR PROGRAMS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE NOT SUBSTITUTES FOR ANY PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR TREATMENT, INCLUDING THE ADVICE AND TREATMENT OF A LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY THE COMPANY ARE NOT SUITED FOR EVERYONE. THE CREATORS OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR PROGRAMS OFFERED HEREIN OR IN CONNECTION HEREWITH DO NOT ASSUME, AND SHALL NOT HAVE, ANY LIABILITY TO USERS FOR INJURY OR LOSS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY CONCERNING ANY TREATMENT OR ANY ACTION FOLLOWING THE INFORMATION OFFERED OR PROVIDED WITHIN OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. FOR SPECIFIC CONCERNS, QUESTIONS OR SITUATIONS REQUIRING PROFESSIONAL OR MEDICAL ADVICE, YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH AN APPROPRIATELY TRAINED AND QUALIFIED SPECIALIST, SUCH AS A LICENSED PHYSICIAN, PSYCHOLOGIST, OR OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONAL. NEVER DISREGARD THE MEDICAL ADVICE OF A PSYCHOLOGIST, PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, OR DELAY IN SEEKING SUCH ADVICE, BECAUSE OF THE INFORMATION OFFERED OR PROVIDED WITHIN OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS “DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY” AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE ALL INDEMNIFIED PARTIES (AS DEFINED ABOVE) FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTIONS AND YOU AGREE TO VOLUNTARILY GIVE UP AND IRREVOCABLY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY RIGHT THAT YOU MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION AGAINST ANY INDEMNIFIED PARTY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE AND THEREFORE SHALL NOT BE IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SECURITY OR PRIVACY OF THE INTERNET AND THIS WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED TO OR TAKEN FROM THE WEBSITE BY YOU.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE, IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), PRE-CONTRACT OR OTHER REPRESENTATIONS (OTHER THAN FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATIONS) OR OTHERWISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE WHETHER BY US OR ON OUR BEHALF (INCLUDING FREE SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS) FOR ANY ECONOMIC LOSSES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, CONTRACTS, BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS) OR ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION, OR ANY LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY LOSSES OR DAMAGES; IN ANY CASE WHETHER OR NOT SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE WITHIN THE CONTEMPLATION OF EITHER OF US AT THE DATE ON WHICH THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE LOSS OCCURRED.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE EXEMPLARY OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS), PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER THAT ARISE OUT OF OR RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR ANY INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT OR FUNCTIONS THEREOF; OR ANY ACT OR OMISSION, ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE OR ANYONE ELSE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSS, COST, DAMAGE, LIABILITY OR EXPENSE (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS) THAT YOU MAY SUFFER OR INCUR, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE LESSER OF THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR THE RIGHT TO ACCESS OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR $100.00.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ANY EVENT OF FORCE MAJEURE OR OTHER CAUSE BEYOND OUR OR THEIR CONTROL INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACTS OF GOD, WAR, EQUIPMENT AND TECHNICAL FAILURES, ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURES OR FLUCTUATIONS, STRIKES, LABOR DISPUTES, RIOTS, CIVIL DISTURBANCES, SHORTAGES OF LABOR OR MATERIALS, NATURAL DISASTERS, GOVERNMENTAL ACTIONS, ORDERS OF DOMESTIC OR FOREIGN COURTS OR TRIBUNALS, OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THIRD PARTIES. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OTHER INDEMNIFIED PARTY IS RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE WEBSITE AND ANY SITE, SERVICE, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE, OR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE YOU MAY EXPERIENCE WITH ANY TRANSMISSION OR TRANSACTION RELATED TO THE WEBSITE.
COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW
The Website is based in the United States. Whether inside or outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws of your specific jurisdiction.
This Agreement and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan.
CALIFORNIA CONSUMER RIGHTS NOTICE
California users of the Website are entitled to the following information pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3:
For any questions or complaints about the Company, our products, services or the Website, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected], via written correspondence sent to 418 N Main St., Royal Oak, MI 48067, or via phone at 248-544-7007. The Company is engaged in the sale of services worldwide and within the USA. Currently there are no charges to the consumer for the use of the Website, other than the cost of any products, programs or services purchased through the Website, and any applicable fees associated with such purchases. Unless otherwise stated, these charges appear for each purchase on an Order Confirmation page or in an Order Confirmation sent via email to the consumer following their purchase. The Company reserves the right to change pricing related to any products, programs or services offered through the Website at any time. Those changes will be reflected in the terms and conditions that accompany the sale, and on the Order page.
The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs in California, Consumer Information Center may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd, Suite N-112, Sacramento, CA 95834 or by calling 1-800-952-5210.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION & BINDING ARBITRATION
In the event of a dispute arising under or relating to this Agreement, the Content, or the Website (each, a “Dispute”), either party may elect to finally and exclusively resolve the dispute: first, by confidential mediation, to be conducted by a mutually selected, qualified neutral, third-party attorney/mediator located in Detroit, Michigan, which mediation may occur in-person, online (via webcams), or telephonically, and shall be scheduled within 30 days of either party providing the other with a request to mediate; second, by confidential, binding arbitration governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). Any election to arbitrate, at any time, shall be final and binding on the other party. IF EITHER PARTY CHOOSES ARBITRATION, NEITHER PARTY SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE SUCH CLAIM IN COURT OR TO HAVE A JURY TRIAL. DISCOVERY AND APPEAL RIGHTS MAY ALSO BE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION. All disputes will be resolved before a neutral arbitrator whose decision shall be final except for a limited right of appeal under the FAA. Any court in Oakland County, Michigan may enforce the arbitrator’s award. The arbitration may be conducted in person, through the submission of documents, by phone, or online and shall be conducted by a qualified JAMS or similarly experienced arbitrator. If conducted in person, the arbitration shall take place in Detroit, Michigan. The parties may litigate in court to compel arbitration, to stay proceeding pending arbitration, or to confirm, modify, vacate, or enter judgment on the award entered by the arbitrator. In addition, we may litigate in court to seek injunctive relief.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER
You agree that any arbitration or court proceeding shall be limited to the Dispute between us and you, individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (i) no arbitration or legal proceeding shall be joined with any other; (ii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated or resolved on a class-action basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (iii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST US ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
When you visit the Website or correspond with us via e-mail, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
These Conditions and documents referred to herein (as amended from time to time) contain the entire Agreement between you and us relating to the Website and any matter covered and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, understandings, or proposals between us. No oral explanation or oral information given by either of us shall alter the interpretation of these Conditions.
MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL PROVISIONS
No waiver of any of the provisions herein by the Company shall constitute a waiver of any other provisions, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver.
The subject headings in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall not alter the construction or interpretation of any of its terms or provisions.
We at CONNECTION BUILDERS LLC (the “Company”) are strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online experience for all of our visitors while offering a high-quality user experience at www.connection.builders and platform.connection.builders (collectively, the “Website”), and any other websites operated by the Company.
Information We Collect
When you visit our Website, we will learn certain information about you.
To provide you with the most efficient and enhanced personalized service and attention, and to accommodate certain requests which you make, we request information about you in certain circumstances and collect certain information automatically.
Consistent with our previous practices, we will only collect and process your personal data when we have a lawful basis for doing so. These lawful bases include when you provide us consent, when we have a contractual obligation to collect or process the data, and when we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data.
We may collect and/or receive the following types of information from you:
Information Provided Voluntarily
Personal Information. You may be asked to provide personal information including your name, address, email address and phone number when you sign up for any of our newsletters, respond to a survey, register for a class, or purchase a product or service. We will only request the personal information that is required to fulfill our obligations to you, i.e., to deliver what you have requested, as well as to comply with any legal obligations that may accompany such an exchange.
Information Collected Automatically. In addition to the information described above, we may collect some or all the following information:
Activity Info (Log Data). Information may be collected based on your use of the Website, which generally includes information about your computer hardware and software, such as:
Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses, operating systems, browser types, device types, URLS, access dates and times; Website pages that you visit; referring website information; universally unique identifiers (“UUID”), advertising identifier (“IDFA”), carrier and country location, hardware and processor information, network type, and other related data.
For more information on Google Analytics, including how to opt out from certain data collection, please visit https://www.google.com/analytics. If you opt out of any service, you may not enjoy the full functionality of the Website.
Other Third-Party Tracking Tools. We may also collect or receive information from third parties, such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and/or other third-party social media and similar sites.
How to Access Your Personal Information
If you have provided personal, billing, or other voluntarily provided information, you may access, review and make changes to it via instructions found on the Website or by emailing us at [email protected] To manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications, you may unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any related email from the Company. Emails related to the purchase or delivery of orders are provided automatically – Customers are not able to opt out of transactional emails. We will try to accommodate any requests related to the management of Personal Information in a timely manner. However, it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases (for example, if we have a legal obligation to keep it for certain timeframes, for example).
How We Use and Share the Information
We use the collected Information to understand customer needs, including regarding our Website services to:
present you with information through our Website and email services;
provide our services, process orders, and administer our programs;
maintain and improve our Website;
respond to your requests, and provide customer service, including in response to any problems that may arise, such as difficulties in navigating our Website or accessing certain features;
solicit your feedback, and to inform you about our products and services and those of our third-party marketing partners that we feel may be of interest or value to you;
personalize or display advertisements to you on third-party platforms;
improve our services or offerings; and
fulfill our legal or contractual obligations to you.
As with transactions elsewhere, when you purchase products, services, or programs via our Website, your credit card company will also retain certain information regarding your purchase. We will not otherwise provide any personal data to your credit card company without your permission.
We may share the Information collected with joint venture partners, affiliates, agents, current or prospective business partners, businesses under common control, third-party businesses or partners participating in administering our programs or services, or to those providing business functions such as technical support, customer service, marketing assistance, etc. These businesses will only have access to information as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law.
In the event of the sale or transfer of our business to a third party buyer, including in the event of bankruptcy or liquidation, we may, as necessary, share your data with the buyer or transferee.
In the event that we have to collect on a debt owed to us by you, we may, as necessary, share your information with an attorney or a court of law to enforce our rights and collect what is owed.
Under certain circumstances we may be obligated or compelled to disclose the Information: when required by law, court order or government agency, or when disclosing such Information is reasonably required to protect the Company, its property, the Website, the safety of visitors or others.
Retargeting / Personalized and Behavioral Ads
We may, using the techniques described above, and in conjunction with third party marketing partners, gather information from your visit to our Website for purposes of providing relevant advertising content to you in the future. This means that through third party marketing partners or third-party sites such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, we may display advertisements to you (remarketing or retargeting), based on usage data collected during your visit to our website.
Google Analytics: As described above, we use Google Analytics on our website. We may utilize any of the following advertising features that utilize the Google advertising cookies: Remarketing with Analytics, Demographics and Interest reporting, Segments, and Double Click integration.
To opt out of seeing personalized ads via the Google platform, please visit
Facebook Custom Audience: We may utilize Facebook’s Custom Audience capability which allows us to display ads on Facebook to individuals on our email lists or in our database. We may provide personal information to Facebook, such as your name, email address and phone number to enable Facebook to identify whether you are a Facebook account holder. To opt-out of the Facebook Custom Audience, please email us at [email protected] with (1)“Facebook Custom Audience Opt-Out” in your Subject Line, and (2) your name and email address in the body of the email.
Other Personalized and Behavioral Advertising Services: We may participate in other retargeting services that are similar to those described above.
Managing Cookies Via Your Browser:
You may be able to change your cookie preferences via your browser settings. Please visit your browser’s help section for assistance with turning on notifications regarding cookies, or disabling cookies through your browser.
Managing Cookies on Your Mobile Device:
You may be able to change your cookie preferences on your mobile device either via your browser settings, or via the settings (preferences) on your device. For additional info, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/mobile/
Use Caution When Sharing Information Online
When you voluntarily make your Personal Information available online in an environment shared by third parties – including in webinars, classes, online conferences, via email, on message boards, chat rooms or on blogs, or via telephone calls or conferences – that information can be viewed, saved, collected, heard, and/or used by others outside of the Company. We are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of information provided in these contexts. Please be mindful whenever you share any information online.
Security of Your Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we incorporate standard industry practices internally and with our services providers, which we believe is sufficient for the information involved, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Because we work with third-party businesses and vendors in various aspects of our business including operating this website, database management, website security, etc., we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. Any information that you provide to us via email should be treated with extra caution, as we cannot control the level of security available through email providers.
We are strongly committed to protecting the safety and privacy of children who visit our website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 through the Website. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage all parents to talk to their children about online safety and to monitor their children’s use of the Internet. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will make best efforts to immediately delete that information from our databases.
California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business with whom the Californian has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by the Company pursuant to this provision, please contact us via email at [email protected]
Our California Do Not Track Notice
Consistent with our policies described above, we collect information from our visitors on our website and across third party websites where applicable, to provide relevant content and advertising. We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals of web browsers.
DNT is a setting in your web browser that informs websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT through the Preferences or Settings options of your web browser.
Visitors Outside the U.S.
Our Website and the servers that make this Website available worldwide are located in the United States. The Internet laws in the United States govern all matters relating to this Website. Any information you provide in subscribing to or visiting our Website will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our Website and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing, and use.
EU Visitors and the GDPR
If you live in the EU, certain of your data may be subject to protection by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), a privacy regulation intended to help you have greater control over your personal data.
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we extend to all of our website visitors:
to object on grounds relating to your particular situation to the collection or processing of certain kinds of information (“right to object”);
to withdraw consent even after it has been given, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing of your data prior to your withdrawal (“right to withdraw consent”);
to access, modify or update your information so that it is correct (“right to access” and “right to rectification”);
to have your information deleted or erased (“right to erasure” or “right to be forgotten”);
to have your data transferred or ported elsewhere (“right to data portability”);
and the right to restrict processing in certain situations (“right to restriction of processing”).
For purposes of the GDPR, to the fullest extent possible we do not directly collect or maintain personal data of our EU visitors or clients. This is done through partnerships with third-party vendors who have systems designed for the collection and storage of data on behalf of their clients (“data processors”). The data is only kept as long as is reasonably required to accomplish the purpose or purposes for which it was collected. Certain data may be expunged or utilized more quickly than others, and depending on your engagement and behaviors, including purchasing behaviors, we may be engaged in a business or contractual relationship with some longevity. (For example, if you purchase a course or program, or services that span over some time, you will continue to receive communications in regards to those offerings or services).
The categories of data processors with whom we work, and that help us in the collection of information that allows us to serve and interact with you include website analytics provider(s), website and web form plug-ins and related third-party services that allow us to maintain an up-to-date online platform and communicate with you electronically, an email service provider or providers to assist in managing email correspondence with our visitors, customers and list, as well as payment processor(s) and/or merchant account(s) to help us transact sales online and follow up with you regarding any purchases.
Those within the Company that may have access to the data include Officers, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Salespersons, or those providing customer or technical support. Access to the data is provided for specific purposes, generally related to communicating with you, fulfilling our contractual obligations, providing customer service or technical support, collecting payment, or monitoring performance of marketing and sales efforts.
You may contact us at any time to have your information with us or any of these processors updated or corrected, deleted, or to obtain a copy for your records. Additionally, you may opt out of receiving any additional emails or marketing messages from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our email notifications.
Further, if you feel that we have not complied with the relevant data protection regulations, please contact us by sending us an email at [email protected] with your first and last name, your country of origin, and a summary of your concern or complaint. We will endeavor to respond at our earliest possible convenience to address your concern. If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you may have additional options.
Residents in Designated Countries may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant EU data protection authority. You may access a list of the Data Protection Authorities in the EU here.