The Internet is an amazing tool. It has the power to change the way we live, and we’re starting to see that potential today. With only a few mouse-clicks, you can follow the news, look up facts, buy goods and services, and communicate with others from around the world.
It’s important to GrowthDistrict.com to help our customers retain their privacy when they take advantage of all the Internet has to offer.We believe your business is no one else’s. Your privacy is important to you and to us. So we’ll protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, GrowthDistrict.com follows different principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection.
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you create your membership and/or subscribe to member updates or other in house mail. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:
- To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
- To help you quickly find software, services or information.
- To help us create content most relevant to you.
- To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from GrowthDistrict.com.
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you cannot access the member area. If you decide to register, you will be able to select the kinds of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our member update or special offers.
If you do not want us to communicate with you about other offers regarding GrowthDistrict.com products, programs, events, or services by email, postal mail, or telephone, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing messages from GrowthDistrict.com.
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time from your member profile.
There, you can:View and edit personal information you have already given us.Tell us whether you want us to send you member updates or special offers.
GrowthDistrict.com has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored.
We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by third parties.
We provide you with the capability to transmit you Personal Information via secured and encrypted channels if you use a similarly equipped web browser.
These security measures are in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures. GrowthDistrict.com strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use.
We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access.
Your information may be stored and processed in the USA or any other country where GrowthDistrict.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.You also have a significant role in protecting your information.
No one can share these see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not with others.
NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN AND TO PARENTS
We adhere to the Children’s Privacy Act. You must be 18 years of age to join or use GrowthDistrict.com or any of the recommended or linked sites. This site follow the guidelines, policies and laws of the Federal Trade Commission (www.ftc.gov).
We retain the right to refuse anyone membership in any of our sites. If we learn or have reason to believe that a User is underage according to the guidelines, policies and laws of the Federal Trade Commission, we will promptly revoke that User’s account and delete any personal information.
ELECTRONIC PRODUCT REGISTRATION
When you buy and install a new product, we may ask you to register your purchase electronically.
When you do, we merge your registration information with any information you’ve already left with us (we call that information your personal profile). If you haven’t previously registered with us, we create a personal profile for you from your product registration information.
If you ever want to review or update that information, you can click on Update Profile, and edit any of the Personal Information in your profile. If you haven’t already created a membership, we will ask you to do so. This ensures that only you can access your information.
As mentioned above, every registered customer has a unique personal profile. Each profile is assigned a unique personal identification username, which helps us ensure that only you can access your profile.
When you register, you create your profile, your username and password. It is your passport to seamless travel across your member area, allowing you to download software and order more plug-in modules without having to fill out registration forms with information you’ve already provided.
Even if you switch computers, you won’t have to re-register – just use your Registration ID to identify yourself.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU SHARE
When you join us, you provide us with your contact information, including your name and email address. We use this information to send you updates about your order, questionnaires to measure your satisfaction with our service and announcements about new and exciting services that we offer.
When you order from us, our 3rd party payment processors such as PayPal ask for your credit card number and billing address.
They use this information only to bill you for the product(s) you order at that time.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including programming, answering customer questions about products or services, sending email and processing event registration.
We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
GrowthDistrict.com will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on GrowthDistrict.com or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of GrowthDistrict.com and its family of Websites; (c) enforce our TOS; or (d) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.
If your information is lost or stolen, you must promptly notify us if your credit card, user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that credit card number, user name, or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
We also make email services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable User to communicate with others (each a “Communication Service” and collectively “Communication Services”) available to you.
Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.
Third Party Tracking:As a matter of transparency, we’ve decided to disclose to you whether third parties can acquire and track your personally identifiable information through our website.
Google and other sites listed below can track you through this Site as we use their services for social media and infrastructure purposes. Google participates in the NIA opt out program.
You can visit:
http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/#completed to no longer be tracked by Google and Google properties such as Google Plus.
You can also visit the following sites to read their privacy policies and how they track individuals across the web:
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
- LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/legal/pop/pop-privacy-policy
- Twitter https://twitter.com/en/privacy
- YouTube https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines
You can use programs such as Privacy Badger to further control the collection of information regarding you online.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site.
Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Provider utilized and other similar information.
Web browser cookies.Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.
How we use collected information
GrowthDistrict.com may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
- – To improve customer service information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- – 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 our Site.
- – To improve our Site we may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- – To process payments we may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- – To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature to send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- – To send periodic emails we may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, they may do so by contacting us via our Site.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties.
We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing.
These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.