Personal Data We Collect
When you request information, subscribe, purchase or download our programs or contact us to become a reseller, we collect personally identifying information such as your name, age, gender, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, educational and employment background and interests, and credit card information ("personal data"). In addition, if you send us an e-mail or communicate with us offline, we may collect the personal data that you voluntarily provide us at that time.
Use of Personal Data
We may use the personal data we collect from you in the following ways:
Fulfilment of Requests. Aspect may use personal data to fulfil the purpose for which such personal data was provided (for example to allow you to subscribe and download the software or set up an account with PICARO™).
Administrative Communications. We may use personal data to notify you about your subscription and the software, other matters related to your use of our services, important information regarding the Site or changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. As this information may be important to your use of our services, you may not opt out of receiving such communications.
Other Communications. We may use personal data to inform you of special offers and new or existing services that we believe may be of interest to you or to send surveys or questionnaires so that we can learn more about your needs and interests. If you would prefer that we do not send marketing messages to you, please see the "Your Ability to Choose" section below.
Purchases. When you subscribe in our services or download the PICARO™ Platform, we may collect your credit card number or other payment account number (for example, your wireless account number), billing address and other information related to such purchase (collectively, "Payment Information") from you, and may use such Payment Information in order to fulfil your purchase.
Internal Business Purposes. We also may use personal data for our internal business purposes, such as to improve the Site, allow us to personalize the content that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences, and perform data analysis, audits and so forth.
Disclosure of Personal Data
We may disclose personal and other data we collect from you in the following ways:
Service Providers. We may hire other companies to perform services on our behalf including, without limitation, facilitating some aspects of our Site and services, managing our database, contacting you, sending e-mail, and fulfilling your requests. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personal data solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf. Aspect is the data controller and will remain accountable for the personal information.
Aspect Affiliates. We also may share your data with other business divisions and subsidiaries of Kaplan, Inc. (our "Affiliated Businesses") that provide services we think might interest you.
Business Transfers. Aspect may in its sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign your personal data to a third party in connection with a change in the corporate structure of Aspect or Kaplan such as, but not limited to, merger, consolidation, sale, liquidation, or transfer of substantial assets.
Others. We may disclose personal information, as permitted or required by law, and to: (i) respond to inquiries or requests from governmental or public authorities; (ii) protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Aspect; (iii) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit damages that we may sustain; and (iv) enforce our agreements, including without limitation our enrolment terms and conditions.
Collection and Use of
Your visit to our Site may automatically provide us with non-personal data that is not linked to personal data about you, such as your browser type, operating system, domain name, access times, and referring website addresses. We collect non-personal data for statistical analysis regarding the use of the Site and its specific Web pages and how our visitors use and navigate our website on an aggregate basis. Because non-personal data does not personally identify you, we may use or disclose such information for any purpose. If we do combine any non-personal data with personal data, we will treat the combined data as personal data in accordance with this Policy.
Transfer of Data Outside Your
As we are an international business with employees, affiliates and service providers all over the world, please note that the personal data you provide to us may be transferred to and processed and stored in the United States or other countries, including without limitation your home country, the country in which you plan to matriculate or other countries where Kaplan, Inc. has offices. Although the data protection laws of these various countries may not be as comprehensive as those in your own country, Aspect will take appropriate steps to ensure that personal data is handled as described in this Policy. By providing personal data and other information to us, you understand and consent to the collection, use, processing, disclosure and transfer of such personal data to the United States and other countries where Kaplan, Inc. has offices and service providers.
Your Ability to Choose
If you have given us your contact data, we may want to inform you about our services or invite you to events by email, telephone or postal mail.
You can let us know if you do not want us to send you information about our products and services by telling us at the time you subscribe, set up an account with us or download the PICARO™ Platform or by contacting us at [insert contact details].
You can let us know if you do not want us to share your data with our Affiliated Businesses for their marketing purposes by telling us at the time you subscribe, set up an account with us or download the PICARO™ Platform or by contacting us at email@example.com.
Please note, however, that if you "opt out" as described above, we will not be able to remove personal data from the databases of Affiliated Businesses with which we have already shared personal data about you (e.g., prior to your opt-out request).
We are concerned with the security of the personal data we collect from you. Aspect will take appropriate measures to: (1) protect personal data collected against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction; and (2) keep personal data accurate and up-to-date, consistent with applicable law.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us through or in connection with the Site or that is stored by us. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is not secure, please notify us of the problem immediately by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Access and Correction
If you are registered with PICARO™ you can update your details through your account. To the extent required by applicable law, you may be able to request that we inform you about the personal data we maintain about you and, where appropriate, request that we update, correct, and/or suppress personal data about you that we maintain in our active database. Such requests must be submitted to the following email address: email@example.com. Please note that even in countries where laws require us to delete or suppress personal data upon your request, we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping. In addition, we are not responsible for removing or updating your personal information from the databases of our Affiliated Businesses or third parties with whom we have already shared personal data.
Updates to This Policy
From time to time we may modify this Policy. We will announce material changes to the Policy by posting the revised Policy on the Site or through the PICARO™ Platform, and where required by applicable law, notifying you through a notice on our home page, information collection forms or via e-mail. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by checking the "Last Modified" legend at the top of this Policy. Your continued use of the Site and our services after any modification indicates your agreement to the new terms.
If you have questions or concerns about this policy or the Site, also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies and Other Technologies
A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a website and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. Cookies are small files and won't pose any significant disk-space concerns. You can disable our cookies using the cookie-menu on your Web browser, but doing so may materially affect the functionality of this Site and the information you can access through it. To learn more about cookies and browser functionality, search for "cookies" in the help function of your browser.
We and our service providers also may use so-called "pixel tags", "web beacons", "clear GIFs" or similar means (collectively, "Pixel Tags") in connection with some Site pages and HTML-formatted e-mail messages to, among other things, compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel (1x1), that is ordinarily not visible to Site visitors and may be associated with cookies on the visitors’ hard drives. Pixel Tags allow us to count users who have visited certain pages of the Site, to deliver branded services, and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns.