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Effective on: October 10, 2021
“Affiliate(s)” means any entity that controls, is under common control with, or is controlled by either party, where “control” means the ownership, direct or indirect, of a majority of an entity’s equity or some other interest, entitling or otherwise allowing the owner to direct the affairs of such entity, specifically including without limitation, any and all subsidiaries and affiliates of which either party owns, directly or indirectly, fifty percent (50%) or more of the voting securities.
“We,” “us” and “our” means HFLI.
“Data” includes both Non-Personal Information and Personally Identifiable Information.
“Non-Personal Information” is any information that is not Personally Identifiable Information (defined below). Non-Personal Information includes, without limitation, Personally Identifiable Information that has been anonymized.
“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII” or “personal information” is non-public information we receive from your use of the Site that can be used, alone or in combination with other information in our possession, to identify a particular person/individual. It may include information such as name, address, telephone number, and other personal information you provide us.
“Site” refers to the website at https://hfli.org, including any related blogs, newsletters, surveys, public forums, domains, mobile sites, directories, online services, and applications maintained by HFLI or any of our Affiliates.
“You” and “your” mean the individual or entity visiting or using the Site.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AND CONSENT
You do not have to provide any Personally Identifiable Information to browse the publicly available pages of the Site; however, in order to obtain or use the Services that we may otherwise offer online or offline, you may be required to register and/or provide Personally Identifiable Information.
Information You Provide Us:
We may collect your name, the organization you are affiliated with, your title with the named organization, mailing address, billing address, phone number, payment information, or email address. We may also collect additional information from you depending on the nature of your use of the Site or any of your transactions through the Site, such as information concerning your business and/or you, including, without limitation, your maker interests and skillsets.
We collect information from you when you (i) register on the Site, (ii) fill out forms or fields on the Site or offline, (iii) order any products or services on or through the Site, (iv) donate to us; (v) communicate with us by email, mail, text, telephone, facsimile or other electronic means, or (vi) provide us with PII or other information for any other reason or purpose.
Information We Automatically Collect:
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we will treat as PII any item that, either alone or together with other information, we could use to identify an individual. Except as described below, we will not share with third-parties any PII without your permission.
We may also collect your PII from sources that you have authorized to share with us or that you have authorized us to obtain information from. We will use your PII in those circumstances to provide the Services that your PII was shared with us to fulfill and for the purposes more fully set forth below. If you believe we received your PII from a source without authority to share your PII with us, please contact us so that we can resolve your complaint.
We may use PII for the following purposes:
To improve customer service: Your information helps us to more effectively communicate with you, respond to inquiries, and to respond to your service requests and support needs.
To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the Services and resources provided on the Site.
To improve the Site: We continually strive to improve our Site and the Services based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
To Collect and Process Payment: We may use/disclose your PII to collect payment for Services you purchase/order or for donations you make. We use a third-party service provider to collect your billing information and process your payment.
Use of Non-Personal Information. We may use Non-Personal Information for product development, research, marketing, or other purposes.
To send periodic emails, newsletters and surveys: The email address you provide for the Services may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to the Services, activities and updates on the Site, and surveys. It may also be used to respond to your inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Only HFLI and our Affiliates, subsidiaries, and service providers involved in such communications with you will have access to your PII.
Fulfillment of Obligations: Comply with contractual obligations, relevant industry standards, and our policies.
Security: Mitigate fraud, enhance the security of the Site and manage institutional risk;
Connecting You with other Site Users: Subject to our offering such Services, we may give you the option to share your PII with individuals looking to collaborate with other individuals on the Site with your interests and/or skill sets. You will have the option to make your PII public or private as it relates to such sharing of PII.
Posting Data on the Site: If you submit Data to us through the Site or through any other means, which includes PII, to post on the Site, we may, subject to our sole and absolute discretion, post that Data, in whole or in part, on the Site. We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, also modify Data submitted by you for posting on the Site. If you post any Data on any public forum on the Site, that Data, including your username and other PII, may, in our sole and absolute discretion, be posted on the Site and we may, at any time, remove your posted Data from the Site. Unless provided with the option through the Site to restrict who can view your posted Data, public forums may be viewable by the public, i.e., anyone, including unregistered users, or just registered users of the Site. If the option for restricting who can view your posted Data is not available to you, we will determine in our sole and absolute discretion who can view your posted Data.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
To help us optimize the Site or for marketing purposes, we may allow other authorized third-parties to place or recognize unique cookies on your browser. Any information provided to third-parties through cookies will be for enhancing your user experience by providing more relevant marketing. Third party services and tools we use, which may send cookies to users of the Site and may collect information from users, include:
DO NOT TRACK
Your browser may provide you with the option to send a “Do Not Track” signal to websites you visit. This signal is used to request that websites not send the requesting device cookies, but websites have no obligation to respond to such signal or to modify their operation. At the current time, the Site is not programmed to recognize Do Not Track signals, so the Site will not treat you differently if we receive such signals from your browser and we may not comply with Do Not Track settings on your browser.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
AGE OF CONSENT
We take care to protect the privacy needs of children under the age of 13 and we encourage parents to be active participants in their child’s online activities. We abide by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other relevant laws. The Site does not target and is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we will not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information directly from them. If we discover that a child has provided personal data directly through the Site, we will delete that data. This Site is only intended for persons 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18, you are not permitted to use the Site or any of the Services.
If you have knowledge that a child 13 years of age or younger has submitted Personally Identifiable Information to us, please contact us and we will delete the PII information collected belonging to that child. You may contact us via email or by writing to us at the address below. Parents and guardians can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, but before any information is disclosed, the parent will be required to provide verification of his/her identity and authority related to any request. We will only send the information to the verified parent’s or guardian’s email address.
CAN-SPAM COMPLIANCE NOTICE
We fully comply with the federal CAN-SPAM Act. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information from companies with whom they have an established business relationship. That information is about the Personally Identifiable Information those companies have shared with third-parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. The law requires companies to inform consumers about the categories of Personally Identifiable Information shared with third-parties, the names and addresses of those third-parties, and examples of the services or products marketed by those third-parties. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by us under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact us via email at email@example.com.
YOUR NEVADA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Nevada law (SB 220), permits customers in Nevada to opt-out of the sale of certain kinds of personal information. A sale under Nevada law is the transfer of this PII to third-parties for monetary consideration so these third-parties can then re-sell or license the sold information. We do not sell your PII to third-parties as defined in Nevada law. If you are a Nevada resident and wish to opt-out of the sale of your PII should we change our practices in the future, you must send a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SALE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
COMPLIANCE WITH DATA PROTECTION LAWS
If you have a specific request related to the storage or processing of your PII collected through the Site, including, without limitation, reviewing, correcting, deleting, porting, or authorizing PII collected through the Site, please email us at email@example.com. We will review each request and will comply with the applicable law.
EUROPEAN UNION DISCLOSURE
Personally Identifiable Information voluntarily submitted to us online, via electronic communication, or otherwise, may be maintained or accessed in servers or files in the United States of America, which the European Union has not deemed to provide “adequate” privacy protection. If you do not consent to having your information processed and stored in the United States of America, please do not provide it to us.
Attn: Privacy Dept.
Henry Ford Learning Institute
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124