Effective Date: October 31, 2018
1. Privacy Notice Overview
2. Information we collect
3. How we use your information
4. How we share your information
5. How we protect your information
7. How we provide links to additional services and other
8. How you control your information and individual rights
9. How you opt-in to and opt-out of marketing materials
10. International transfer of Personal Information
11. Can children use our Site?
12. Updates to our Privacy Notice
13. Contacting us
Privacy Notice Overview
We at Pro-Ed Inc., including our
affiliates (collectively “Pro-Ed,” “we,” “us”) are deeply committed to
protecting your privacy.
We have developed this Privacy Notice
to explain how we collect, retain, process, share and transfer your personal
information when you visit www.proedinc.com (“Site”) and to help you make
When you access our Site, you
acknowledge that you have read this Notice and understand and agree with its
Information we collect
You may provide us with two types of
information: basic information identifying you as an individual (“Personal
Information”) that you knowingly choose to disclose or that is collected
automatically through our services, and Site Use Information collected on an
aggregate basis as you and others browse our Site. We may also collect
information from third parties as described below.
Information: For example,
we collect information when you purchase a product or service, create an
account, fill out a form, participate in an activity with us, request customer
service, or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of Personal Information you
may provide may include:
Contact information (name,
organization, mail and email addresses, phone number)
· Payment information (including payment
card numbers and associated identifiers, billing address, and bank account
Account log-in credentials
Fields of interest
We may also collect other information
from or about you, such as information about what products you have purchased,
your interests, and demographic information. You may also provide us with
Use Information: Like many organizations, we place a
"cookie" (a small data file) on your computer when you connect to our
Site. This allows us to recognize your computer’s IP address on return visits, and
helps us understand traffic patterns on our Site and improve our Site. For more information about cookies and
detect and evaluable malware and spam, we may scan, collect, and store data
including emails, attachments, email addresses, metadata, and URLs and traffic
We may receive information about you from other sources and combine that
information with information we collect directly. For example, we may receive updated or payment information
and use it to correct our records; purchase or redemption information; or
customer support information.
How we use your information
Generally, we use the information we
collect on our Site in one or more of the following ways: (a) to administer our
Site and run our business including Site protection and improvement, account
management and analysis, customer support, communication, and market analysis; (b)
for marketing, including Pro-Ed products and services that we think may be of
interest to you; (c) for recruiting; and/or (d) otherwise as we have a
legitimate interest, such as direct marketing, individual or market research,
anti-fraud protection, or any other purpose disclosed to you at the time you
provide Personal Information or with your consent.
We may also use or disclose your
personal information to communicate with you, in accordance with your consent, or
when required by law to do so, or to comply with and enforce legal
requirements, agreements, and policies, or if it is necessary for a corporate
transaction (such as a merger or acquisition).
Other than as described in this Privacy
Notice, we do not sell, distribute, lease or transfer the information we
California Privacy Rights Shine the Light Law: Pro-Ed does not share information that
identifies you personally with non-affiliated third parties for their own
marketing use without your permission.
For more details, including how and
when we destroy personal information and about your individual rights, see
Section 8, “How you control your information and individual rights."
How we share your information
We may share the information we collect
as described in this section of the Privacy Notice. We may share this
information for the following reasons:
With other members of the Pro-Ed
corporate family of entities to, among other things, provide the services you
have requested or authorized, to conduct research and analysis, and to help us
manage the availability and connectivity of the Site;
With employees, contractors and agents
that provide services to us, including third-party service providers, who
perform services and functions at our direction and on our behalf, but their
use of such information shall be limited to the performance of their duties and
is consistent with our purposes for using such information;
With other third parties for our
business purposes or as permitted or required by law, including: (a) to comply
with a law, legal process or regulations; (b) responding to or cooperating with
law enforcement authorities, other government officials or other third parties
pursuant to a subpoena, a court order or other legal process; (c) to protect
the vital interests of a person; (d) to protect our property, services and
legal rights; (e) to companies we plan to merge with or be acquired by; and (f)
to support our audit, compliance and governance functions.
How we protect your information
We use physical, technical,
organizational, and administrative safeguards for our Site designed to protect
against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or
destruction of the information we collect through our Site. Our security
controls are designed to maintain data confidentiality, integrity, and an
appropriate level of availability. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the
security of any information you transmit to our Site.
When you visit our Site, we may send a cookie to your computer. A cookie is a
small data file stored by your computer to help improve functionality or tailor
information to provide visitors with more relevant information. We also analyze
Site traffic to identify what visitors visit so we can tailor our Site
accordingly. For details about the cookies with use, please see our Cookie
not track signals and requests: Do not track signals and requests are
sent from your browser to websites you visit indicating you do not want to be
tracked or monitored. Websites are not required to accept these requests and
many do not. At this time, our Site does not honor do not track signals or
How we provide links to additional services and other websites
We may provide links to other websites
for informational purposes, for your convenience or to offer additional
services through separate websites and, depending on your device and settings,
applications (commonly referred to as “apps”) linked to our Site (“Linked
Websites”). Linked Websites are independent from our Site and are not governed
by this Privacy Notice. We do not review, have control over their content or
endorse Linked Websites or the information, software, products or services
available on the Linked Websites. We also have no control over the privacy
notices used by Linked Websites. If you decide to access any of the Linked
Websites, you do so at your own risk.
How you control your information and individual rights
Any Personal Information collected by
or through our Site will be used only for the purpose it was provided and as
described in this Privacy Notice. Once Personal Information is no longer reasonably
necessary for business purposes, we will destroy the Personal Information in
accordance with our record retention and destruction policy.
Some jurisdictions (state, federal,
national and international), such as California, Canada, and the European
Economic Area (under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)), provide
individuals with certain rights regarding their Personal Information. For
example, GDPR provides European residents with the following individual rights:
to be informed about your Personal
Information, and how we use and share it. That information is provided in this Privacy
to view and obtain a copy of the
Personal Information we maintain about you, except in where it would contain
legal privilege, or compromise others’ rights, be disproportionately
burdensome, or be commercially proprietary;
to amend or revise, or in some
instances to provide supplemental information regarding, the Personal
Information we maintain about you;
to have the Personal Information we
keep about you erased (also known as the right to be forgotten);
to object to the use of your Personal
Information for direct marketing;
to restrict our use of the Personal
Information we maintain about you;
to transfer the Personal Information we
maintain about you to another entity;
to object to our use of the Personal
Information we maintain about you;
· to object to automated decision making
or profiling (we do not make automated decisions about you and do not profile
individuals who visit our Site); and
to file a complaint with us or the
appropriate governmental entity.
To exercise any rights your
jurisdiction may provide, contact us noted in Section 13 below.
We may require that you verify your
identity before exercising your individual rights.
For corporate or business customers, we
are a data processor only and process Personal Data as instructed by our
How you opt-in to and opt-out of marketing materials
We will send marketing and
informational materials to individuals only if they have affirmatively
indicated they want to receive them by providing their contact information and
selecting the appropriate boxes to confirm their choice. Individuals can
opt-out of future marketing and informational materials at any time by (a)
contacting us as noted in Section 13 below and indicating your changed
preference, or (b) clicking on the unsubscribe or opt-out feature at the bottom
of electronic marketing and informational materials. If you choose no longer to receive marketing information, we
may still communicate with you regarding transactional or administrative topics
such as service requests.
International transfer of Personal Information
We store information received through
or by our Site in the United States. If you are providing the information from
another country, you agree to and understand that the information will be
transferred, stored and used in the United States.
Can children use our Site?
Our Site is not directed to children
under the age of majority. We do not knowingly collect information from
children or others who are not legally able to use our services. If we obtain actual knowledge that we
have collected information from a child under the age of majority, we will
promptly destroy that information, unless we are legally obligated to retain it.
If you believe we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from
a child under the age of majority, please contact us as noted in Section 13.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may update or change this Privacy
Notice. The effective date at the top of this page states when it was last
revised. Any change to this Privacy Notice will become effective when we post
the revised Privacy Notice on our Site. Your use of our Site means you accept
our Privacy Notice.
If any change may materially and
negatively affect the privacy of your Personal Information, we will use
reasonable efforts to notify you in advance and give you a reasonable time to
object to any changes.
We encourage you to periodically review
this Privacy Notice to stay informed about how we collect, use, and share
Use the contact information below if
you (a) would like to exercise any individual rights you may have about your
Personal Information, (b) have questions, concerns or complaints about this
Privacy Notice or our privacy practices or (c) would like additional
information about our privacy practices.
Phone: 1-800-897-3202 (ext. 639)
Shoal Creek Boulevard
We (including our service providers
working on our behalf) utilize cookies to collect information about your
activity, or activity on devices associated with you, on our Site and
A cookie is a text file which is stored
on your computer or other device and allows us to distinguish you from other
users of this Site. Session-based
cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when
you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser
deletes them or they expire.
Cookies can help us to provide you with
a more relevant experience when you browse the Site and enable you to use some
of its features. Others are used to recognize you when you return, and to
personalize content for you. Other cookies allow us to compile anonymous,
aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how you and other users
interact with the Site, and to improve the functionality, security, and
performance of the Site.
Some cookies are set by us (first party
cookies); others are set by another party’s website (third party cookies).
However, we do not allow third parties to use the cookies for any purpose other
than those listed above.
to manage cookies or opt out of interest-based targeting
Some people prefer not to allow
cookies, which is why most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to
suit you. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a
site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy.
What this means is that you can disallow cookies from all sites except those
that you trust.
Web browser manufacturers provide help
pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for
For other browsers, please consult the
documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
You can opt out of interest-based
targeting provided by participating ad servers through the Digital Advertising
Alliance (http://youradchoices.com). In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or
Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online
If you limit the ability of websites
and applications to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience. It may also stop you from saving
customized settings, like login information.
If there are any questions regarding
contact us at:
Phone: 1-800-897-3202 (ext. 630)
Shoal Creek Boulevard