Orus Knowledge Institute. (the “Sponsor/Company”) wants to protect the privacy of all of our members whether you visit our Website/Page, www.orusknowledgeinstitute.com (“the Web site”) or Facebook Page or have access to any of our products and services.
What is personal information?
Personal information is information which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information, or from that information and other information in a person’s possession, including any expression of opinion, whether true or not, and whether recorded in material form or not, about an identified or reasonably identified individual, and any indication of intention in respect of an individual.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
To have you as a participant or member and provide other services to you, we will collect or you may be asked to provide the Sponsor/Company with information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you (“Personal Data”), if necessary, to carry out a transaction or other service that you have requested about the use of the Site. The Personal Data the Company gathers, if necessary, may include your name, title, company or organization name, e-mail address, work phone, work or home address, information about your job function, information about your company, credit card information and billing address, as well as additional information to research and resolve issues or questions and that may be necessary to provide services offered on or in connection with the Site.
We may also collect personal information when you participate or become a member, for sweepstakes entry, to be able to provide you with a newsletter or other special information, or to be able to provide you with a brochure or other related materials. We do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
You may receive emails from us about special promotions, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, plan specials, charity, environment, mentor information, or other self-development opportunities with the Company. To assess the effectiveness of these emails, we may attach a web beacon that provides confirmation when you open an email from orusknowledgeinstitute.com. This only occurs if your computer supports such technology. The Sponsor/Company also collects certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to orusknowledgeinstitute.com. This information is collected from your computer’s web browser to enhance your experience on our Web site/Page and may include your IP address, operating system, web browser software (e.g., Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer), screen resolution, and referrer website. In addition, authorized Orus Knowledge Institute personnel may update your profile to accurately reflect any new profile information included in communications received from you.
ACTION TAGS AND MULTI SITE ADVERTISING
The Sponsor/Company does use third-party advertising across the Internet. This advertising uses cookie and Web Beacon technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of these efforts. To make this happen, the advertising may use anonymous information about your visits to orusknowledgeinstitute.com and other Web sites including: date and time of a banner shown, the cookie and the first three octets of the IP address. No PII is collected and any information that IS gathered is used for online marketing purposes.
The advertising companies serving ads across multiple sites may use information about your visits to orusknowledgeinstitute.com and other Web sites to provide ads about goods and services you might find interesting.
NOTE ABOUT PHISHING SCAMS
Please send us any scam/phishing emails you have received by reporting them here:
If you have received an email that you believe to be a phishing scam please remember that it is very common for these scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly different content, such as a different subject or return address, or with the fake webpage(s) hosted on a different webserver.
We aim to report every variant of the scams we receive, so even if it appears that a scam you receive has already been reported, please submit it to us anyway.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WITH WHOM IT IS SHARED
When you participate or become a member, purchase a product or service and you provide information about yourself, we use this information to complete your subscription or order, fulfil any customer service requests, and provide promotional, self-development, environment and charity related information via email or direct mail. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your subscription, participation, order and fulfil your membership or purchase arrangements. Such other parties may include, but are not limited to, appropriate businesses and other self-development and charity companies and provider, credit card merchant services and other global related systems.
These service providers may disclose information about your member’s profile to testimonial pages, stories and other related providers whose products or services you have purchased. Although the Sponsor/Company attempts to select businesses, self-development, environment, charity companies and providers that are reputable companies, we have not placed limitations on these suppliers from using or disclosing your information without your permission. Therefore, we encourage you to review the information privacy practices of any companies and providers whose products and services you purchase on orusknowledgeinstitute.com or its third-party links. In addition, these companies and providers may also contact you as necessary to obtain additional information about your confirmed purchases.
In addition to processing, confirming and fulfilling the membership or other services you request, the Sponsor/Company may use certain data for administrative and analytical purposes such as information systems management, accounting, billing and audits. We may also use PII to provide you other services, such as sending you an email notification regarding the status of your membership plans or informing you about special promotions, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, plan specials, charity, environment, mentor information, or other self-development opportunities from Orus Knowledge Institute or its marketing partners.
Although no PII is collected, we monitor users’ navigation of our Web site in order to better understand and serve our customers/members. We may provide anonymous statistical information based on this data to suppliers, advertisers, affiliates and other current and potential business partners. We may also use such aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their Web sites.
The Sponsor/Company may disclose the information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to the Sponsor/Company, or to others. We may also disclose your information when we believe the law requires it.
Security of Your Personal Information
We recognize the importance of security for all PII associated with our customers/members and use reasonable measures consistent with industry practices to protect PII under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we will use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Sponsor/Company. In order to protect the information stored in our systems, we have implemented security measures, including data encryption technology and firewalls.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
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