Last Revised September 2020
Information Collected by AGS
When you use our Site, AGS collects information (i) that you knowingly and voluntarily provide (such as through forms or profile screens) including registration/account set-up information, and (ii) that we are able to collect from your web browser, cookies and other similar technologies.
We may aggregate and/or anonymize all information that we collect from you, including Personal Information, for the purpose of market research on brands and products, marketing campaigns, and advertising.
Information that you Knowingly and Willingly Provide
We collect information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use our Site (such as through web forms or profile screens), including registration/account setup information, profile details, and payment information. We primarily use this information to fulfill your transaction requests. You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of the Site or other available features we offer. The information that we collect and use includes the following kinds of Personal Information:
Information From and/or About Others
We may also collect and store Personal Information about other people that you provide to us, as well as information about you provided by others. If you or other users use our Site to upload, share and/or distribute content (including videos, comments or other submissions), and such content contains Personal Information about you or others, such information may be stored in order to allow for such uploading, sharing and/or distribution. As a requirement to use our Site, you acknowledge that you have the appropriate consent(s) from any individual (or the parent of any child under the age of 13) to share their Personal Information with us.
Non-Personal Information; Cookies
We collect standard information about Agentgradschool.com and Agent Grad School Student Portal users such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, what you searched for, referring and exit pages, the dates and times of visits, and other Site usage behavior (“Site Visitation Data”). Site Visitation Data is used to administer the Site and provide general statistics regarding the use of the Agentgradschool.com and linked websites. We may also use Site Visitation Data to display advertising or send targeted email marketing messages you may find interesting and to suppress advertising that might not interest you.
When you visit our Site we may store information about your web session and assign you one or more cookies. Your browser will store these cookies on your computer in a small text file, and if you return to the Site the cookie may be read. For example, when you decide to log in, we store encrypted information in your browser so you don't have to log in on every page. Cookies are not linked to your Personal Information.
We may also use web beacons, clear gif technology, or action tags as mechanisms to collect aggregate Site Visitation Data by tracking how users navigate to and through our website. We may also use this technology to track the delivery of HTML email messages. Data collected through this mechanism is not linked to Personal Information.
We work with advertising partners to place advertising on our Site. Our third party advertising partners often use a cookie or third party web beacon to track when a click becomes a sale. No PERSONAL INFORMATION is ever sent to these advertising partners.
How AGS USES YOUR INFORMATION
We may use online Personal Information we collect about you on its own or combine it with other information we have about you to:
HOW WE SHARE Information WE Collect
AGS may disclose your Personal Information in the following instances:
Agents. We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of such functions include fulfilling orders, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing technical support, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. We share our users’ Personal Information with these agents as we deem necessary for such third parties to perform their functions.
Employees. Only authorized employees have access to your Personal Information.
As Part of a Merger or Sale of Business. We may disclose your Personal Information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Children and Privacy
Our Site is not directed to persons under the age of 18. If you are not 18 years or older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 18.
Third Party SiteS AND SERVICES
Our Site contains links to third party websites, applications and services not operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by AGS of the activities or content of these sites, applications or services nor any association with their operators. Additionally, our Site may include social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” button, and widgets, such as the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party including websites or services directly linked to our Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party site that you visit.
Security, Storage & Retention
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is one hundred percent secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please contact us if you have any questions about security on our site.
The Personal Information that you provide to us is generally stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you explicitly ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONSENT that once your Personal Information is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:
■ Log into your account settings and update your user account.
■ Contact us using the contact information provided.
■ Log in to your account settings and update your user account.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you service, contact us at [email protected]. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
SPECIAL PRIVACY RIGHTS
In Short: In some regions, such as the State of California and the European Economic Area, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your personal information. You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent. Please be advised that our Site is hosted in the United States. Your use of the Site means that your information will be transferred to and processed within the United States and you expressly agree to this transfer.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
If you are resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html.
Information Correction, Removal, and Opting-Out
Correction & Removal
If any of the information that we have about you is incorrect, or you wish to have information (including Personal Information) removed from our records, please contact us at [email protected]. We will respond to such inquiries within fifteen (15) business days.
Additionally, if you prefer not to receive marketing messages from us, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing message that you receive, or by sending a message to us at [email protected]
Some communications (for example, important account notifications and billing information) are considered transactional and are necessary for all of our users. You must cancel your AGS account to unsubscribe from these communications. To cancel your account, please email us at [email protected]
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Seattle, WA 98126