Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE

Last updated: May 07, 2014

National Curriculum and Training Institute, Inc. (“NCTI”) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting NCTI’s web sites, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice. All use of NCTI’s products and services, as well as visits to our web sites, are subject to this Privacy Notice.

1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

A.    Purpose. The information we learn from customers allows us to personalize and continually improve the total experience at NCTI’s web sites. We may gather types of information like, but not limited to, those listed below.

B.     Types.

a.      Contact Information that allows us to communicate with you — including your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

b.     Billing information related to your financial relationship with us — including your payment data and service history; and

c.      Equipment, Performance, NCTI web Site Usage, Viewing and other Technical Information about your use of our services, products, or web sites.

C.    Ways in which we collect information.

a.      You give information to us when you create an account, purchase or interact with us about a product or service we offer or provide; and

b.     We collect information automatically when you visit our web sites or use our products and services;

D.    Cookies. When you visit NCTI’s web sites, we may use cookies and similar technologies like pixels, web beacons, and local storage to collect information about how you use the sites.

2. INFORMATION USE

A.    General. Information is collected from you when you perform the activities like those explained above.

B.    Use of collected information. We may use the information we collect in a variety of ways, including to:

a.      Provide you with the best customer experience possible;

b.     Provide the services you purchase, and to respond to your questions;

c.      Communicate with you regarding service updates, offers, and promotions;

d.     Deliver customized content and advertising that may be of interest to you;

e.      Investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, violations of our Terms of Use; and

f.      Provide online Activity Tracking and Advertising.

C.    Marketing decisions. We and our non-NCTI partners may use this information, as well as other information they have or we may have, to help tailor emails you receive and to help make other marketing decisions.

3. SHARING OF INFORMATION

A.    General. The information that we collect about our customers is critical to our business. We respect and value this information, and do not want to jeopardize the flow of information between our customers and the site. There are circumstances where we share some customer information, and the ways we use your information are provided in, but not limited to, the examples below.

B.    Between NCTI and Affiliated Entities. We may share your personal information with entities affiliated with NCTI, such as CRCB, Inc. and Real Colors Holding, Inc., as well as any other entities that are legally part of the same group of companies that NCTI is part of, or other entities that become part of that group (“Affiliates”).  Affiliates may use information we collect to help provide, understand, and improve the services we provide, as well as their own services.       

C.    With Non-NCTI Companies. We may share your personal information with non-NCTI companies that perform services on our behalf. We may share your private personal information with such companies subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Notice.

D.    In Other Circumstances. We may provide personal information to non-NCTI companies or other third parties for purposes such as, but not limited to:

a.      Complying with court orders and other legal process;

b.     Enforcing our agreements and property rights; and

c.      Obtaining payment for our products and services, including the transfer or sale of delinquent accounts to third parties for collection.

E.     Aggregate or Anonymous Information. We may share aggregate or anonymous information in various formats with trusted non-NCTI entities for purposes such as, but not limited to:

a.      Retail, marketing and advertising companies that offer products and services that may be of interest to you;

b.     Universities, laboratories and other entities that conduct scientific research; and

c.      Media research companies and entities that may use the data for purposes such as municipal planning and coordinating disaster responses.

4. INFORMATION SECURITY

A.    Software Used. To protect the security of your information during transmission, we encrypt the personal information you input.

B.    Order Confirmation. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Your credit card information is not stored on NCTI’s web sites, but is encrypted and transmitted in full to the appropriate credit card company.

C.    Signing off. To prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information, it is important for you to monitor those who have access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

  1. Business records. We maintain information about you in our business records while you are a customer, or until it is no longer needed for business, tax, or legal purposes.

5. AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

A.    General. As discussed earlier, our systems collect information that is sent over the internet without your control.

B.    Examples. Some examples of the information we may collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; purchase history; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) click-stream to, through, and from our web site, including date and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for; and the phone number you used to call our toll-free number.

C.    Software Used. During some visits we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

6. USER ACCESS TO INFORMATION

A.    General. Some of the information that we collect and process can be accessed by you.

B.    Accessible Information. Examples of information you can access easily at our web sites include up-to-date information regarding recent orders and personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password, and address book). However, credit card information is not stored in customer profiles and must be entered with each purchase.

C.    Changing Your Information. You may change the information and view the information that you entered previously. This information is sensitive, and it is necessary to both protect this information and keep it current in order to have the best experience at our site.

7. USER CHOICES WITH REGARD TO ACCESS OF INFORMATION

A.    General. You have the right to refrain from providing any information. However, this may have an impact on use of the site and on the ease of making purchases or taking advantage of certain unique features of the site.

B.    Customer Communication. You may limit certain types of solicitation communications from NCTI, including marketing contacts made via telephone, e-mail and text messaging. (You cannot waive the applicability of the Terms of Use and other legal notices, such as this Privacy Notice, and if you elect not to receive those notices, they will still govern your use of NCTI’s web sites, and it is your responsibility to review them for changes.)

C.    Cookie Choices. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, affecting the acceptance of cookies means that you will not be able to use certain web site features.

8. CHILDREN

General. Our web sites and services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at info@ncti.org. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.

9. CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES, AND REVISIONS

A.    Acceptance of Conditions of Use. By visiting our web sites, you accept that your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Arizona. If you have any concern about privacy at our web sites, please send us a thorough description to info@ncti.org.

B.    Revisions. Because our business changes constantly, we may revise our Privacy Notice and the Terms of Use. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via an email to the email address associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the web sites or services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Notice.

C.    Applicability. Our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

10. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS

Customers have the right to request information concerning whether NCTI has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Any customer who wishes to request further information about our compliance with applicable law concerning this Notice or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies may contact us at info@ncti.org.