Privacy Policy

ELEARNING INDUSTRY INC

PRIVACY POLICY

Last Revised: May 5, 2017

1. Our commitment to Privacy

Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority for eLearning Industry, Inc. (“eLearing Industry”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy to explain how your business data and other information that you provide to us (“Business Information”) is protected, what information is collected and how it is used by eLearning Industry. Those Privacy Policy provisions are part of our TOS.

By registering on our Website, you consent to our collection and use of your Business Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and you are agreeing to the practices described herein. We do not transfer, sell or rent your business information to third parties in any way other than what it is stated in this Privacy Policy.

Please note that your access to our Services may be subject to certain third party terms and conditions and privacy policies, including but not limited to third party online storage services and payment providers. You agree that eLearning Industry is not responsible for any such third party terms and conditions and their use of your Business Information. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy only deals with the use and communication of information collected by eLearning Industry.

2. What information is collected

The purpose of the Website is to create an online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry who would like to publish and/or access content.

As part of our effort to create this online community, we collect the following information from users:

a) Personal Information

Content published on eLearning Industry is accessible by all visitors. However, certain eLearning Industry features and services may require registration. Users may register (“sign-up”) on-site (for example, at https://elearningindustry.com/top-elearning-companies-registration) or via LinkedIn. Upon signing-up, an account is created for the user (“Account”). Users who sign-up on-site are required to confirm their registration by clicking on an activation link which is sent to them via email. Users who sign-up through LinkedIn are automatically activated. All active user accounts have the capability to write Reviews and download eBooks. Users can gain more capabilities by going through appropriate processes (for example, purchasing a PR pack that will give them the capability to write a certain number of Press Releases).

Users are required to provide part or all of the following information below, depending on the features or services they wish to access (some of which may be automatically retrieved directly from LinkedIn):

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Company name, size, industry, state and country
  • Job title, focus, and level
  • Purchasing authority
  • Work phone

Once you complete activation, and you will be able to create your profile (“Profile”).

You may be required to provide us with additional information and consent to our terms as described here which are part of our general TOS and Privacy Policy.

b) Other Information

User Contributions

Because we seek to create a vibrant eLearning community, there may be opportunities for you to provide information to be published or displayed on public areas of our Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "Contributions"). Such Contributions are posted on our Website or transmitted to us and others at your own risk. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Non-personal information

We automatically track and collect certain non-personal information such as Website navigation data, Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses, timestamps and URLs. We use this information to do internal research on our users‘ demographics, interest, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our eLearning community.

Correspondence information

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on our Website, we may store such information on our servers.

Payment Information

To protect you against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims and other liabilities, we only collect an identification number and order details which enable us to match each user to the payments he makes. We do not collect credit card information.

We allow our third party payment vendor to collect information for the purpose of collecting fees from users on the Website. We do not have access to the payment information that you provide to our third party payment vendor and this information is subject to the privacy policy of the third party payment vendor. For more information regarding what payment information our third party payment vendor collects and how it uses this information, please see their privacy policy.

You consent to our access to and collection of such information described as above under paragraph 2.

3. How the information is used

We use your Business Information as follows:

- We use your Business Information in order to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote safe matching; collect fees owed; measure consumer interest in Services; inform you about offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our TOS; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection. We may compare and review your Business Information for errors, omissions and for accuracy.

- We use your e-mail to send you system e-mails about the functionality of our Website that you cannot opt out from and you will have to receive if you want to use our Website. If you want to stop receiving our system e-mails, you will have to de-activate your Account here.

- We use your e-mail associated with your Account in order to send you newsletters and promotions in conjunction with your use of our Services. If you do not wish to receive newsletters you may unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscription link in the newsletter e-mail. We may also send you newsletters which include third party’s offers. If you do not wish to receive these third party offers, you may unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscription link in the newsletter e-mail.

- We may use your Business Information in order to provide benchmark analysis and aggregate statistics. This particular Business Information will be anonymized, will not contain personal identification and will not be transferred or sold to third parties in any way or format that identifies you.

- We use Website navigation data to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Website navigation data alone or in combination with your Business Information to provide aggregated information about elearning industry.

- We collect the IP Addresses to track when you use our Website. We use IP Addresses to monitor the regions from which you navigate our Website and sign-up to use our Services. Your IP-address is also registered for statistical purposes and to better our advertising and layout of the Website. In specific, we use your IP Addresses for the following reasons:

a. Send the most appropriate advertising based on geographic area or information derived from your IP address. Many IP addresses are commonly associated with Internet service providers, universities, or major corporations in specific regions or localities. Aggregate information derived from IP addresses may also be reported to advertisers.

b. Estimate the total number of Internet users visiting our Website from specific countries or regions of the world.

c. Assist third party advertisers to track effectiveness of the promotions they run on our Website, visits to and business at third party's websites.

- For users other than those only signing in to the Free eBooks page of the Website, we do not share your full name, e-mail, phone number and job title with third parties for their marketing purposes as a matter of course. However, if we decide to share such information, you shall be notified and shall have the option to opt-out from providing us with your personal information above for this purpose.

We do not transfer, sell or rent your Business Information to third parties for their marketing purposes other than what is stated in this Privacy Policy. We request only the information that we need to operate our Services and improve our Website’s user experience. We do not use your Business Information to create any advertising creative.

- For users signing in to the Free eBooks page of the Website, in consideration for free access to a variety of eBooks and related resources, you agree that eLearning Industry may submit some or all of your Business Information to the eBook publisher who may use it for marketing purposes.

Use of Business Information by other third parties

- We partner with third-party advertising networks to either display advertising on our Website or to manage our advertising on other Websites. These ad network partners do not collect and do not have access to any Business Information. They may, however, anonymously track your internet usage by various means, for example, through the use of cookies.

- We make reasonable efforts to make sure that our users, who use our Services, will use the information available to them solely for elearning-related purposes. However, we cannot control their use of that information outside this scope and we are not responsible for such unauthorized uses.

- eLearning Industry reserves its right to share your Business Information with a third party in case of sale merger, control changes, reorganization or liquidation of the Company. All actions will naturally be completed in compliance with applicable laws of personal data and privacy.

All the information, described in this clause 3, shall be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We do not use your Business Information in any other context other than the one described in our TOS and Privacy Policy.

4. How your information is protected

You agree that eLearning Industry and its associated companies may use that Business Information for marketing purposes.

- All our employees, independent contractors and agents have executed non-disclosure agreements, which provide explicit confidentiality protections. Any employee, independent contractor or agent who violates such privacy and/or security policies is subject to possible termination and civil and/or criminal prosecution.

- We do not make any of your Business Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes. eLearning Industry’s software runs on individual servers and no data given or collected is shared with other social media platforms.

If however, we share your Business Information with third parties, we will notify you. Please note that no transmission over the internet can guarantee confidentiality and non-disclosure, and as such, you transmit at your own risk.

- We use robust security measures to protect data from unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and help ensure the appropriate use of data. When the Services are accessed using the internet, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects your Business Information, using both server authentication and data encryption. These technologies help ensure that your Business Information is safe, secure, and only available to you and to whom you have granted access.

- We do not tolerate Spam. To report eLearning Industry-related spam, please contact us at [email protected] You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate our TOS. We may check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content of the Website, but we will not permanently store messages sent through these tools.

- eLearning Industry does its utmost to secure communications and data storage in order to protect confidentiality of your Business Information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no zero-risk against loss or interception by others of your Business Information. You are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your Account’s username and password.

5. How the information is stored

We save your Business Information in our database in order to improve our Website’s and user experience and in accordance with our TOS. If you wish that your Business Information be permanently deleted from our database when you stop using our Services, please notify us at [email protected]

eLearning Industry is a United States (US) company. If you are located outside the US and choose to provide information to us, eLearning Industry transfers your Information to our servers in the US. The US may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the Information. When we transfer your Information to the US, we will protect it as described in this Privacy Policy. By visiting our Website or providing eLearning Industry with your Information, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your Information in the US.

6. Cookies Policy

eLearning Industry uses cookies to improve your experience of our Website. When you visit our Website, an eLearning Industry server sends a cookie to your computer in order to determine your location and use the appropriate language for our Services. You can delete these cookies at any time. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify an individual. Cookies merely recognize the web browser. Unless an individual chooses to identify himself/herself to eLearning Industry, such as through opening an Account or entering login information, individuals remain anonymous to eLearning Industry.

7. Legal requests

We cooperate with law enforcement authorities, as well as with other third parties, to enforce laws, intellectual property rights and to prevent fraud. In response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, we can, and you authorize us to, disclose your name, e-mail address and Website use history, with or without a subpoena. Without limiting the above, we will not disclose your Business Information to any law enforcement or other governmental officials without a subpoena or court order, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect our rights, enforce our policies, respond to claims that your use of our Services violates eLearning Industry’s policies or rights or others, or protect anyone’s rights, property or safety.

8. Consent

By using our Website, you consent to the collection and use of your Business Information as described in this Privacy Policy and our TOS.

9. Links to Other Sites

eLearning Industry’s Website may contain links to other Websites that are not owned or controlled by eLearning Industry. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the privacy policies of each and every Website that collects personal information. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by this Website.

10. Changes

If our Privacy Policy procedures change, we will post those changes immediately to our Website. Any such changes will be effective immediately from the time they are posted, unless otherwise stated in the change provision. E-mail notification will be sent to users who request it.

11. Applicable Law

The validity and interpretation of this Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the state of Nevada, without regard to Nevada’s choice of law principles.