Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. reserves the right to modify this online privacy policy at any time and without giving personal notice. It may be necessary to deviate from the online privacy policy in unique instances and for specific purposes. In such instances, a link will be provided to a description of the deviation. This link will be placed where it can be reasonably expected to be noticed prior to submitting any information for which this privacy policy is modified or exempted in any way.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on any and all of the Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. websites, including: product orders, requests, blog post comments, mailing list resource materials sign-ups, and any other transactions between you and us. The personal information collected at these pages may include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • Job Title/Position
  • Company/Business Information
  • Mailing and/or billing address
  • Credit/Debit Card Information (only when making purchases)

How do we use and share your information:

We use the information we collect for a number of purposes including to provide the products and services users requested, communicate with users, improve our services, improve our website’s functionality, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes. Your information is provided by you when you order a product or sign up on one of our sites.

We do not display your contact information publicly on our sites nor disclose personally identifiable information to third parties, except for when (1) we have your permission to make the disclosure, (2) the disclosure is necessary for the purpose for which the information was obtained, (3) a third party is assisting us to provide or manage the services or websites, or (4) where otherwise stated in this policy. We also may disclose information where permitted by applicable law or when the disclosure is necessary, in our sole discretion, for the establishment or maintenance of legal claims or legal compliance, to satisfy any law, regulation, subpoena or government request, or in connection with litigation.

You will, of course, receive emails as part of the services provided including, but not limited to, webinar registration invitations, forms, surveys, status updates, and reminder notifications. In addition, we have email newsletters and other marketing/promotional messages that we send out periodically. You can unsubscribe from communications you are connected to by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link or by following the instructions provided in those communications. If you do not wish to receive any email communications from Emphasis on Excellence, Inc., you may contact us, and our team will delete you from our system.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the sites we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on our websites may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

How long we retain your personal information depends on the type of data and the purpose for which we process the data.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our team has access to your account data when needed to help provide the services of our site.

Our team may view your personal account data for a number of reasons, including to help solve a problem that you or another user is having with any part of our service, answer any questions that you may have regarding our service or website, and for internal business analysis to improve our service as well as your user experience.

Your Privacy Controls

We use third-party services on our websites to assist in improving our websites, communicating or interacting with the public, including social media services, widgets, apps, and plugins. These services may distinguish or trace your identity through, for example, persistent, multi-session cookies.

You can configure your system to delete cookies or disable them. In general, we do not collect or disseminate information collected by these services. When interacting with these third parties, their privacy policies apply.

In addition, our website may contain links to third party content or websites that Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. does not control. This includes links to clients, sponsors and partners.

NOTE: if you click on these links and enter a third party’s website these third parties may use their own Cookies to collect data or solicit personal identifying information. You should read the third party website’s privacy policy to learn how they will collect and use your information as their policies may differ from ours and will apply to your use of their website.

Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. is not responsible for the treatment of your information by any third party. For a complete list of the third-party services that we currently use, please contact us.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

If you should ever need to access, change, delete, or correct your email address or some other information you have provided, you can just email my team at help@meggin.com and we will implement your requested changes as soon as we reasonably can.  To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

When you edit your information or change your preferences, information that you remove may remain in our databases or backup media because it is not always possible to completely remove or delete information from those locations.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.

Thank you for your interest in what we are doing here!

Meggin McIntosh, PhD
President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc.
https://meggin.com

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