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The Terms inure to the benefit of DiMare's successors, assigns and licensees.
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or
DiMare respects your privacy, will use reasonable efforts to keep your
Personally Identifiable Information (i.e., information that can be used to
identify you) private, and will not share it with third parties, except as
belief that such disclosure is necessary in special cases, such as a physical
threat to you or others.
Some of our Site's functionality can be used without revealing any personal
information; however, for features or services related to an online course
registration and participation, personal information is required. If you do not
use these specific features or services on the Site, then the only information
DiMare collects will be "Non-Personal Information" (i.e., information that
cannot be used to identify you). Non-Personal Information includes
information such as the web pages that you have viewed.
In order to access certain features and benefits on our Site, you may need
to submit "Personally Identifiable Information". Personally Identifiable
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among other things. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the
Personally Identifiable Information you submit to DiMare. Inaccurate
information may affect your ability to use the Site, the information you
receive when using the Site, and our ability to contact you. For example,
your email address should be kept current because that is one of the
primary means by which we communicate with you.
through the Site and does not apply to information that we may collect from
you through other means such as by mail or over the phone.
What You Consent to by Using Our Site
Please understand that by submitting any Personally Identifiable Information
to us, you consent and agree that DiMare may collect, use and disclose such
with these terms, then please do not provide any Personally Identifiable
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not to provide us with any required Personally Identifiable Information,
DiMare may not be able to provide you with the services and courses that
can be offered on our Site.
The Information We Collect
We gather the following types of information about users through the Site:
Non-Personal Information. When users come to our Site, DiMare may track,
collect and aggregate Non-Personal Information indicating, among other
things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were
visited, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks were "clicked." We
also collect information from the URLs from which you linked to our Site.
Collecting such information may involve logging the IP address, operating
system and browser software used by each user of the Site. Although such
information is not Personally Identifiable Information, we may be able to
determine from an IP address a user's Internet Service Provider and the
geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
determine and identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which
a user of our Site links, the length of time each user spends at any particular
area of our Site, and the specific functionalities that users choose to use.
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track your use of our Site and related functionalities. Cookies and web
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personalize your experience at our Site. Cookies and web beacons are not
used to retain Personally Identifiable Information. From time to time DiMare
may also use additional methods of collecting data. DiMare does not provide
any data collected through cookies to third parties.
You should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by
your web browser. Most browsers offer instructions, in the "Help" section of
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DiMare collects Personally Identifiable Information in the manner described
herein. Such information may include but is not limited to: username, email
address, home address, IP address, postal code, gender and year of birth.
DiMare collects Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us
when you sign-up for email updates, participate in online courses or services
through our Site, participate in our public forums, send us email messages,
and/or or otherwise contact us. In order to subscribe to services, you may
be required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as
your user name, name, postal address, and email address. You may also be
asked to provide demographic information such as date of birth, gender and
educational and vocational information. DiMare may also receive Personally
Identifiable Information when you access or log-in to a third party site, e.g.,
Facebook, from our Site. This may include the text and/or images of your
Personally Identifiable Information available from the third party site.
Personally Identifiable Information shall not include any information posted
or sent by or to you via any public forum.
Collection of Information by Third Parties
We may permit a limited number of authorized third parties, such as
analytics partners, to place cookies through the Site to provide us with
better insights into the use of the Site or user demographics. These third
parties may collect information, including non-personal information, about a
consumer's online activities over time and across different websites when he
or she uses our website.
Do Not Track
How We Use and Share the Information
We do not use technology that recognizes a "do-not-track" signal from your
Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the different ways DiMare
uses and may disclose the information that we gather. We do not share your
Personally Identifiable Information with third parties for their direct
Non-Personal Information. DiMare uses Non-Personal Information in aggregate
form to build higher quality, more useful services by performing statistical
analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users, and by
measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our Site.
Such aggregate information may include but is not limited to video player
interactions, views of posts, views and actions on pages, assessment results
and completion rates and assignments. We may share Non-Personal
Information with service providers and others to assist us in operating and
enhancing our programs and site.
Personally Identifiable Information. Among other things, DiMare may use the
Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to respond to your
questions, provide you the specific course and/or services you select, send
you updates about online courses and services offered by DiMare, and send
you email messages about Site maintenance or updates. Except as set forth
disclose any Personally Identifiable Information we gather from you on the
may disclose and otherwise use Personally Identifiable Information as
Updates. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected when you sign-
up for our various email or update services to send you the messages in
connection with the Site or an online course. DiMare may also archive this
information and/or use it for future communications with you.
Forums. DiMare may use Personally Identifiable Information collected during
your use of forums to facilitate your use of the forums. In addition DiMare
may display this information either on the Site and/or in other publications.
DiMare may also archive this information and/or use it for future
communications with you and/or your designee(s). Since the forum is open
to the public, you may wish to select a username which does not disclose
your identity when you post on the forum.
Participation in Online Courses. We use the Personally Identifiable Information,
including but not limited to username and email address, that we collect
from you when you participate in an online course and services through the
Site for processing purposes, including but not limited to tracking attendance, progress and completion of an online course. Also, DiMare may
archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
This information may be shared with the content providers or contractors.
Communications with DiMare. When you send us an email message or otherwise
contact us, we may use the information provided by you to respond to your
archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
Research. We will study course participation to learn how to enhance both our
course offerings and the online learning experience. Records of your
participation may be used by DiMare for these research studies. Such
records may include but will not be limited to: username, email address,
home address, IP address, postal code, gender, year of birth and your
interactions with the platform such as video player usage, forum posts,
actions on class pages, assignments, and assessment results. For purposes
of research, we may share information we collect from online learning
activities, including Personally Identifiable Information ("PII"), with
researchers beyond DiMare. However, your PII will only be shared as
permitted by applicable law, will be limited to what is necessary to perform
the research and will be subject to an agreement to protect the data. We
may also share with the public or third parties aggregated information that
does not personally identify you. Similarly, any research findings will be
reported at the aggregate level and will not expose your personal identity.
Third Party Sites. We use the Personally Identifiable Information collected
from third party sites for research and teaching purposes.
Disclosure to Complete Transactions. We may disclose your Personally
Identifiable Information in order to help complete a transaction that you
have requested. This may include, for example, disclosure of credit card
information to a payment processor.
Disclosure to DiMare Contractors. Our contractors may have limited access to
your Personally Identifiable Information in the course of providing products
or services to us. These contractors may include vendors and suppliers that
provide us with technology, services, marketing assistance, and/or content
related to the operation and maintenance of the Site or the online course.
Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is
limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform
its limited function for us.
Government Authorities, Legal Rights and Actions. DiMare may share your
Personally Identifiable Information with various government authorities in
response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or
exercise our legal rights or to protect our property, rights or safety or the
property, rights or safety of others; to prosecute or to defend against legal
claims; or as otherwise required by law or applicable regulations. In such
cases DiMare reserves the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right
available to us. We also may share your Personally Identifiable Information
when DiMare believes it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the
rights, property, or safety of DiMare, the Site, our users or others; and in
DiMare takes reasonable measures to protect your Personally Identifiable
Information from disclosure to or access by third parties. However, no
method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure. Please note
that DiMare does not guarantee the security of Personally Identifiable
Information, and there is some risk that an unauthorized third party may
find a way to circumvent our security systems or that transmission of your
information over the Internet will be intercepted. Any information that you
post on our site or send to us in an email is not secure.
You also play a role in protecting your information. Please safeguard your
user name and password and do not share them with others. If we receive
instructions using your log-in information we will consider that you have
authorized the instructions. You agree to notify us immediately of any
unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We
reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit
content in our sole discretion.
For your convenience we may provide links to sites operated by
organizations other than DiMare ("Third Party Sites") that we believe may be
of interest to you. DiMare does not disclose your Personally Identifiable
Information to these Third Party Sites without obtaining your consent.
DiMare does not endorse and is not responsible for the privacy practices of
these Third Party Sites. If you choose to click on a link to one of these Third
the other site to understand how that Third Party Site collects and uses your
Personally Identifiable Information.
Updating or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information
You may update or delete your Personally Identifiable Information by logging
into the Site and visiting your user account page. Keep in mind, however,
that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases,
access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your
Personally Identifiable Information. You may also submit a request to update
your Personally Identifiable Information to email@example.com. We
try to answer every email promptly, but may not always be able to do so.
If you do not wish to receive information or other notices from us in the
future, you can "opt out" by contacting us at the address indicated at the
end of this policy or by following the "unsubscribe" instructions in any
communication you receive from us. Please be aware that you are not able
to opt out of receiving communications about your account or your
transactions with us.
Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that
these practices are subject to change. Any change, update, or modification
will be effective immediately upon posting on our Site. We will notify you of
homepage for a reasonable period of time following such update, and by
changing the effective date (located at the bottom of this Policy). Be sure to
return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current
may contact DiMare at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Protecting Children's Privacy
DiMare does not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information on our Site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access this Site at any time or in any manner. DiMare will take appropriate steps to delete any Personally Identifiable Information of persons less than 13 years of age that has been collected on our Site without verified parental consent upon learning of the existence of such Personally Identifiable Information. If you have any concerns with respect to data collected on the site, please contact us at email@example.com.
For any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.