Privacy Policy

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About

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Académie Dectro collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the http://www.academiedectro.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Académie Dectro.

What we collect and store

Course Purchases

When purchasing a course from us we will ask Users to provide information including their name, billing address and an email address. This information will be used to:

  • Send information about a User’s account and order
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Respond to User requests, including support inquiries and refunds
  • Set up User accounts in our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have
  • Send product update messages
  • Improve our offerings

When making a purchase we will store a User’s name and email address, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about users for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for as long as a subscription account remains active with us. Inactive accounts are stored for 7 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes User name, email address and billing address.

Contact Forms

A User’s name and email address are recorded when contacting our pre-sales department. We do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes unless consent is explicitly given.

Comments

A User’s name and email address are recorded on this site when leaving a comment on a blog post. We do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes unless consent is explicitly given.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website visitor analytics. We do not log any Personal Data of site visitors; IP addresses are anonymized, “Do Not Track” headers and global opt out cookies are honored, and custom data tracking is disabled.

Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. A User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert users when cookies are being sent. If this is done then note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Who in our company has access to stored data

Members of our team have access to the information users provide us. For example, Administrators and Managers can access:

  • Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased, and;
  • Customer information like name and email address.

Our team members have access to this information to provide user support.

What we share with others

We share information with third parties who help us provide our service, including:

  • Learndash: This site stores course progress, including completion status, quiz scores, assignments and/or essay submissions (if applicable).  Information about you for as long as your account exists.
  • Akismet: This site uses Akismet (by Automattic) to prevent comment spam on blog posts. Please see the Automattic Privacy Notice for more details.
  • WPML: WPML uses cookies to identify the visitor’s current language, the last visited language and the language of users who have logged in.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, send us a message from a contact form, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.

Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.

Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. Users can request the deletion of this information by us at info@academiedectro.com.

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 Sites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

How we use collected information

Académie Dectro may collect and use user personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service: The information provided helps us respond to 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 provided 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, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of 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 an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

What rights users have over their data

If a User has left comments on this site then the User can request to receive an exported file of the personal data that this site holds, including any data provided by the User. Users can request that this data be erased. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. The same rights are available for any data associated with commercial transactions made with our company.

Sharing of personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent a User’s 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.We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that users have given us permission.

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.

Changes to this privacy policy

Académie Dectro has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Académie Dectro
1000, Boul. du Parc-Technologique
Québec, QC, G1P 4S3

1-800-463-5566
info@academiedectro.com

This document was last updated on June 19, 2018