Carpe Diem Education Privacy Policy

We know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

Carpe Diem Education (CDE (also referred to as "we", "us", and "our") respects the online privacy of individuals ("you") who utilize our programs and visit carpediemeducation.org (the "Website"). We also believe in transparency and are committed to providing users of our Website with choices about how we handle personal information.

This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") describes our practices for collecting, handling, and disclosing the information that we receive from you via this Website, through email, text, and other electronic communications with you. This Policy does not apply to any information that you may provide to us offline or through personal communications with CDE.

By visiting our website, you are accepting the statements and practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Policy, you should not access or use this Website.

 

INFORMATION USAGE 

CDE uses information submitted by users of our Website in the following ways:

  1. Support, Maintenance and Fulfillment: to provide you with information and services, and to process your requests, including participant applications and program payments;
  2. Improvement of Products and Services: to understand and analyze our user base and their interests to help improve our services and develop new programs;
  3. Marketing and Promotions: for marketing purposes, including sending you emails and text messages about programs, events, and promotions from CDE, and understanding the effectiveness of our marketing;
  4. Analytics and Performance: to measure performance and analyze key metrics relevant to our business;
  5. Service Communication and Customer Care: to communicate with you, including sending you service information such as confirmations, invoices, updates, user surveys, and administrative messages; and to respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service.

From General Users

CDE collects, uses, and stores personal information obtained from our website visitors to provide them with information and services of interest to them, including newsletters, research, event details, an online store, and program updates. CDE does not collect any personal identifiable information (PII) from you while you browse our website unless you directly provide it to us.

Information You Give Us

We receive and store any information you enter on our website. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of some of our features or services. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, improving our Website, and communicating with you.

Payment and Shipping Information

When you make a credit card payment on our Website, we will collect your payment information for billing purposes. We do not share any information with third parties about credit card numbers, bank account numbers or other methods of payment, or date.

Communications

When completing a Contact Us form, we will receive certain information you provide, including contact information and the contents of a message that you may send to us.

Automatic Information

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many websites, we use “cookies,” which we use to obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses our website. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser.

Email Marketing Choices

Our marketing emails tell you how to opt out of receiving further marketing emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails, such as emails related to your account and our business dealings with you, and requests for your participation in surveys. You may also contact us at info@carpediemeducation.org at any time to let us know that you no longer wish to receive further marketing emails from us.

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any specific individual, such as groupings of demographic data and customer preferences, for new product and marketing development.

WHAT ARE YOUR CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION?

We have created ways to provide you with control over our collection and use of your personal information.

If you would like to manage, change, limit or delete your personal information or you no longer want to receive any email, postal mail, or telephone contact from us in the future, please let us know of your preference by contacting us with your exact name and email address by either submitting a "Contact Us" form on this Website or calling us at 877-285-1808.  You also may send us an email stating your request. After you do so, we will remove your personal information from our mailing lists per your instructions.

YOUR RIGHTS TO ACCESS AND CONTROL YOUR INFORMATION

You have the right to review and request a copy of the personal information that we store about you and the ways in which the information is being used and disclosed.  You also have the right to change or correct any data we have about you, ask us to delete any data we have about you, or express any concern you have about our use of your information.

INFORMATION SECURITY

We take reasonable precautions to protect the security of the information that you share with us from loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely private or secure.  As a result, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our Website, and you do so at your own risk.  We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.  The safety and security of your information also depends on you.  Where you use a password on our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. If a security breach causes an unauthorized intrusion into our system that compromises your data, we will provide notifications of the event as required by applicable law.

MODIFICATIONS

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended version on the CDE Website or by posting a notice and the effective date of any change on our Website.  Your use of our Website after the effective date of any such modification means you accept and agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy, as modified.

USA-BASED DATA PROCESSING

Our offices are located in the United States, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, we take reasonable steps to protect your privacy. By using our Website, you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in the United States.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us using the details below and we will do our best to assist you:

Carpe Diem Education

1529 N. Killingsworth Street

Portland, OR 97217

Email: info@carpediemeducation.org

Telephone: (503) 285-1800