Last updated December 30, 2011
COLLECTION AND STORAGE
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CAREER STEP collects and stores in our database certain personal information provided when you request information from us, communicate with us, or enroll in one of our courses. This information may include without limitation: name, address, email address, birth date, phone number, student ID, social security number, prior education, course enrollment/progress, grades, graduation status, financial status (tuition/fees balance). In addition we may collect your credit card number in order to process your enrollment and collect payment.
We do not ever knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen, nor is our website designed to provide any service to children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal information. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal information to us, please contact us and we will attempt to remove that information from our databases.
USE OF INFORMATION
Non-personally identifiable information is used to help us improve our website by enabling us to discover and address the needs of our website visitors. This includes making our website accessible to the various web browsers and operating systems used to access our website.
By supplying your contact information when requesting information or enrolling in one of our courses, you authorize CAREER STEP and its agents (outsource calls centers and academic partners) to contact you (using the information you provide to us) about CAREER STEP or its agent’s products and services, including product releases and updates, seminars, events, surveys, trainings, and special offers. You can opt-out of future communications from Career Step by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1-800-246-7837.
Unless expressly prohibited by a student in writing, in furtherance of certain educational and job placement objectives, CAREER STEP reserves the right to release student email addresses to certain third parties in order for the student to request special training software included with enrollment and share student information on an as needed basis as follows:
TYPE OF INFORMATION:
|Program progress, graduation status and grades||Employer; Potential employer with whom a student has applied; Sponsor paying all or part of student fees; Third party resolution agencies; Third party organization through whom a student has enrolled with CAREER STEP|
|Financial status (tuition/fees balance)||Sponsor paying all or part of student fees|
From time to time, CAREER STEP may be required to provide personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. Unless prevented by law, CAREER STEP will attempt to notify the student involved prior to any release of such information.
CAREER STEP website(s) have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We utilize industry standard SSL encryption when accepting your credit card information during the online enrollment process.
CAREER STEP wants your information to be accurate and complete and recognizes that access and comment is necessary. You will not have the ability to change information on file, but may request a review or correction by either calling 1-800-246-7837 or emailing CAREER STEP at email@example.com. You may also request that CAREER STEP not disclose your personal contact information to third parties.
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