What we do with your personally identifiable information
It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. “Personally identifiable information” means information that can be used to identify you as an individual, such as, for example:
- your name, company, email address, phone number, billing address, and shipping address
- your School of Philosophy and Practical Science user ID and password (if applicable)
- any account-preference information you provide us
- your computer’s domain name and IP address, indicating:
- where your computer is located on the Internet
- session data for your login session, so that our computer can ‘talk’ to yours while you are logged in
If you do provide personally identifiable information to us, either directly or through a reseller or other business partner, we will:
- not sell or rent it to a third party without your permission — although unless you opt out (see below), we may use your contact information to provide you with information we believe you need to know or may find useful, such as (for example) news about our services and products and modifications to the Terms of Service;
- take commercially reasonable precautions to protect the information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction;
- not use or disclose the information except:
- as necessary to provide services or products you have ordered, such as (for example) by providing it to a carrier to deliver products you have ordered;
- in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined (for example, statistical compilations);
- as required by law, for example, in response to a subpoena or search warrant;
- to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;
- as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;
- as necessary to protect the rights, safety, or property of The School of Philosophy and Practical Science, its users, or others; this may include (for example) exchanging information with other organisations for fraud protection and/or risk reduction.
- Other information we collect
- We may collect other information that cannot be readily used to identify you, such as (for example) the domain name and IP address of your computer. We may use this information, individually or in the aggregate, for technical administration of our Web site(s); research and development; customer- and account administration; and to help us focus our marketing efforts more precisely.
The School of Philosophy and Practical Science Web site uses a session cookie called 'ci_session' to associate you with the record we have on file while you are logged into your account. This allows us to match any purchase/enrolment request you make to your account. This cookie expires 30 minutes after the last interaction you have with the site. If you set up your Web browser (for example, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari or Firefox) so that cookies are not allowed, you will not be able to enrol on courses, book events and lectures or purchase products from our Web site.
Instructions on how to disable cookies are available here.
External data storage sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Your privacy responsibilities
To help protect your privacy, be sure:
- not to share your user ID or password with anyone else;
- to log off The School of Philosophy and Practical Science Web site when you are finished;
- to take customary precautions to guard against “malware” (viruses, Trojan horses, bots, etc.), for example by installing and updating suitable anti-virus software.
Information collected from children
You must be at least 13 years old to use The School of Philosophy and Practical Science‘s Web site(s) and service(s). The School of Philosophy and Practical Science does not knowingly collect information from children under 13.
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