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WebCourse Privacy Statement
The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for WebCourse.com, a service operated by WebCourse Services, Inc. (“WebCourse”). WebCourse is strongly committed to maintaining the high standards of privacy for all users of our service.
USER PROVIDED INFORMATIONWebCourse does not sell or make available for rental to third parties any information provided by its users.
For those enrolled in a WebCourse (“Students”) we also require registration and ask for name, email address, gender
and birthdate (see Use
not require any other information, however, it does allow for the gathering of optional information such as phone
number, mailing address and identification number. The email address collected is strictly used for communication
purposes within the course. On occasion WebCourse may need to contact, via email, a person enrolled in a course who
may be experiencing a problem with service operations. Whenever possible a carbon copy email will be sent to the
course Instructor. WEBCOURSE DOES NOT SEND PROMOTIONAL EMAIL NOR DOES IT ALLOW ANY OF ITS THIRD PARTY PARTNERS TO
SEND PROMOTIONAL EMAIL TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN A WEBCOURSE.
INFORMATION ON USER ACTIVITYInformation regarding the activity within a course by an individual Student (i.e., account holder) using WebCourse is available to the account holder such as the Student and other authorized users of the account such as Parents were applicable, to the Instructor of the course and, in some forms, to WebCourse Services, Inc. Information regarding the activity of an Instructor (i.e., account holder) using WebCourse is available to that Instructor only and, in some forms, to WebCourse Services, Inc. WebCourse Services, Inc. will only use the user’s activity within a course in situations that require the maintaining quality of service (e.g., service access problems) and to identify and protect from potential service violators.
WebCourse may use the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Additionally, we may track user activity, via server logs, on a aggregated basis in order to understand general user trends which is designed to help us improves user’s experience with WebCourse. However, WebCourse does not track individual user behavior on our site, other than activity within a specific course (see above), rather we look at the collective users’ experience (i.e., aggregated).
INFORMATION FROM CHILDRENChildren under the age of 13 can only register with WebCourse if they have first obtained written permission from their parent or guardian. WebCourse requires that written permission be collected by by the Instructor or School. (Contact us for an example of the permission form)
LOGON/LOGOUT PROCEDURESTo access WebCourse users must enter a username and password when they first login. The user’s session will continue until the user logs out of the service. Since access remains in place as long as the user’s web browser is open, it is important that users logoff when their session is ended.
PRIVACY OF LINKSWebCourse is built on the idea of using the resources of the Internet to enhance the learning process. Instructors using WebCourse are responsible for selecting the resources that appear in their WebCourse. Consequently, a course offered by an Instructors may contain numerous links to other Web sites and resources. WebCourse is not responsible for the privacy policies (or lack of) or the content of these Web sites. Please refer to the privacy statement on these sites for further clarification of their policies.
SECURITYWebCourse has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information stored within our system. Order information is transmitted through Secure Socket Layer technology throughout the entire purchase process to protect you and allow you to buy with confidence. Credit card information is not captured by WebCourse nor is it stored on this site.
CONTACT INFORMATIONIf you have any questions about this privacy statement or this Web site, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
WebCourse Services, Inc.
40 Fawn Lane
Kennett Square, PA 19348