Institute for Professional Organizers™

Privacy Policy

The Institute for Professional Organizers™ values your privacy and recognizes our commitment to protect any personal information you choose to share with us on instituteprofessionalorganizers.com, as well as any software applications and information services related to this Website. The Institute for Professional Organizers™ has outlined our policies below to ensure your understanding of the information we collect, how it is used, and how it is protected.

Notice: The Institute for Professional Organizers™ gathers only the information that is essential to providing good service to our customers, partners and Website visitors. We do not sell, lease or license confidential information to third parties except for those third parties who are directly related to the delivery and service of our products and services.

We use your Internet protocol address to help diagnose problems and performance with our Web-based delivery service and to administer our Website. This site also collects the referring URL for tracking Web traffic referred from other sites.

Personal Information: The Institute for Professional Organizers™ does not associate personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address, with non-personally identifiable information, such as Internet protocol addresses, to create personal user profiles. Although the Institute for Professional Organizers™ does receive your email address along with your site registration or form submittal, no other personal information is collected unless you choose to provide additional information as described below. We will never send you unsolicited emails.

On occasion, we will collect personal contact information through our Website to allow people to register for use of special areas of the Website or to register for downloadable materials, receive newsletters, or other services. The purpose of collecting the information is to enable the Institute for Professional Organizers™ to deliver the requested services and to contact the individual about the requested service, if necessary.

Collected personal contact information will be kept in an active Institute for Professional Organizers™ database until the conclusion of the training program or service and will be used for future communications from the Institute for Professional Organizers™ only with explicit permission from the individual. It will not be sold, leased or combined with other data to create personal user profiles.

Email Links: We use email links to allow site users to contact the Institute for Professional Organizers™ directly with questions or comments. We do not sell, lease or license this information to third parties. Collected personal or business information is used to respond directly to your questions or comments. The Institute for Professional Organizers™ may file your comments for the purposes of evaluating how the Institute for Professional Organizers™ can improve our site or services, or the Institute for Professional Organizers™ may review and discard the information.

Outbound Links: This site contains links to other sites. We make an effort to encourage our partner sites to comply with the current best practices for the electronic collection of personal and confidential information. However, neither The Institute for Professional Organizers™, Inc. nor instituteprofessionalorganizers.com is responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites or their associated companies and partners. The Institute for Professional Organizers™ recommends that you review the privacy policy on other sites to ensure that you understand how they address issues related to the use of your personal information.

Cookies: We use cookies to recognize you when you register with us so that you don't have to keep signing in to leave feedback as a registered user. It is not necessary to accept cookies to use the Website. If you disable cookies, you'll need to sign in each time you want to leave feedback as a registered user. We also use cookies to help determine how users of our software were originally referred to us. We do not let other companies place cookies on your computer when you access resources on our Website.

Choice / Access: We require user consent before collecting or using any personal information. Users may always decline to receive communications from us or they may decline offers of access to special resources or Website sections. Users may choose to no longer receive communications from the Institute for Professional Organizers™ by sending an e-mail to the Institute for Professional Organizers™ or in some cases by using an opt-out option in electronic communications from instituteprofessionalorganizers.com.

Effective Date: September 16, 2006 (v1)
Last Revised: March 20, 2011 (v3)

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