Please review the following statement to understand how the information you provide to Gilfus Education Group through the Services will be treated.
1. Information Gilfus Education Group collects.
You are free to utilize the Services without identifying yourself; however, if you would like to utilize or customize some features of the Services, you must first register with Gilfus Education Group. When you register, we will request certain personal information, including, but not limited to, contact information, such as your name, city and state, and e-mail address as well as demographic information such as your age, gender and interests. This information better enables us to provide you with content relevant to your interests and provides us with aggregate data that Gilfus Education Group uses to improve the Services. We may also ask you for information about your system or how you use Gilfus Education Group products and services. Please see Section 5, below, for information on how to access or update this information.
Gilfus Education Group gathers information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access most often. Gilfus Education Group automatically logs IP addresses, session sources, and other data which tracks users’ access to the Services. We analyze these logs for sales and marketing purposes as well as system performance monitoring. These logs are analyzed for the aggregate trends they reveal about our customers and how the customers use the Services, not for the behaviors of individual users.
2. Purposes of Data Collection
Gilfus Education Group requests personal information for purposes such as the provision of customer service and support, billing, network management, customer surveys, sales management, support, newsletter subscriptions, user group memberships, event registration and sponsorship, offers of related services, and other exchanges of information.
3. What Gilfus Education Group does with the information it collects.
Gilfus Education Group makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available in certain areas of the Services. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Gilfus Education Group may use aggregated personal information to determine the demographic composition of our user base and to distribute statistics and general marketplace information about Gilfus Education Group. This aggregate information does not identify specific users.
Certain non-personal information regarding users is recorded by the standard operation of the Internet servers hosting the Services. This information is primarily used to provide users of the Services with an enhanced online experience. Gilfus Education Group may disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe the Services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
Gilfus Education Group utilizes other companies to provide limited services on its behalf, including but not limited to customer support, web analytics, coordination of mailings and event management. These companies are permitted to access only the information they require to perform those services. Gilfus Education Group requires these companies to maintain the confidentiality of any personal information and prohibits them from using the information for any other purpose than the purpose for which it was collected.
4. User Options — Opt-Out
Users may opt out of receiving future promotional electronic mailings from Gilfus Education Group by following the unsubscribe procedures indicated in the mailing. Individual end users of Gilfus Education Group software should contact their educational institution or other organization hosting the software for questions about access to the personal information collected by that institution. Please contact us at the address below if you have other questions about the information you receive from us or the information that we collect from you.
5. Access to Your Information
Gilfus Education Group offers users the ability to correct or change the information collected during registration. Users may change this information at any time and as often as necessary by choosing the “edit personal information” option or other similar functionality offered in the Services. To access or change your personal information, log in to your account through the Services. For data not available through such an account, please contact us at the address listed below.
All of your personal information is stored on servers at a location designed specifically to ensure that no unauthorized individuals have access to the server or its data.
7. European Union Data Protection
If you reside in the European Union, upon registration you will be indicating your explicit consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside the EU, including the United States. If you fail to provide your consent, you will not be permitted to access the Services for which registration is required.
9. Contact Gilfus Education Group
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the information that we collect from you, or the Services, please contact us at [email protected] or write to:
Gilfus Education Group Inc.
1050 Connecticut Avenue., NW
Washington, D.C 20001
In the event that you are concerned about how data you have provided Gilfus Education Group through the Services has been used, please contact us at one of the addresses listed above. Gilfus Education Group takes all concerns about privacy and use of data very seriously, and shall endeavor to reply to you within two business days to commence its investigation of your concerns.