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Privacy Policy

MedCerts Privacy Policy

MedCerts is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website. To demonstrate our commitment to user privacy, we provide the following policy describing the information we collect and store, how we might use that information, security measures to protect that information, and your rights regarding the way we collect and use that information. This Privacy Policy applies to the online collection of information at MedCerts’ website only. MedCerts reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify this Privacy Policy at any time. As such, you are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes. If a significant change is made, MedCerts will give additional notice. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, then do not access or use the Site or the Services. Continuing to use the Site after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes binding acceptance of those changes. By accessing and/or using the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, found at www.medcerts.com/legal/terms/, which are hereby incorporated by reference.

COLLECTION AND STORAGE

MedCerts collects and stores a variety of information from its website visitors. Some of this data is not personally identifiable and is collected and stored automatically via the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and may contain the following information: (i) your browser, (ii) your Internet domain, (iii) your computer’s operating system, (iv) the links you followed to enter and leave our website, and (v) your IP Address. This information lets us see how users are finding our website and tells us which pages are visited most often. Cookies may also be used to recognize you and give you access to specific areas of our website. You can opt out of the use of cookies by having your browser disable cookies or warn you before accepting a cookie, although doing so may impact your user experience. For more information on cookies, including how you can delete or reject cookies, please refer to your web browser help file.

MedCerts collects and stores in our database certain personal information (“Personal Information”) provided when you request information from us, communicate with us, or enroll in one of our courses. Personal Information may include without limitation: name, address, email address, birth date, phone number, student ID, social security number, prior education, course enrollment/progress, grades, graduation status, financial status (tuition/fees balance). We will use a third-party email-sending service in order to communicate with you via any email address you choose to submit during the registration process.

MedCerts works with a third-party processor to collect and store any credit card or other payment information. We do not store any credit card information from our users.

MedCerts and some of our outside service providers do track and analyze performance on the Site in order to improve user experience using anonymized data. Such data may include: characteristics of your client system, such as IP address, browser type, system language, OS version, time zone and screen resolution metrics; the web pages that you visit in a specific website and the URLs of the web pages that referred you to that website; mouse movements, mouse clicks, scroll actions and keystrokes on the visited website; and any information you enter and submit to a specific website. As a result, if you choose to supply Personal Information (such as, but not limited to, name, address or contact information) on a website, such information will be collected by the Service. Additionally, we may collect session information, which is stored in cookies used to ensure accurate data is extracted from our systems. These cookies are first-party cookies (cookie data cannot be shared across websites) and do not include any personal data. We do NOT use third-party cookies that can be shared across websites.

We do NOT collect: any information about websites which do not use the Service; any information about other programs that you are running on your computer; any passwords that you enter in a website; and we do NOT assign a global unique identifier to you.

We do NOT collect any data or Personal Information from citizens of the European Union, nor do we store any the data or Personal Information outside of the United States.
We may from time to time have United States citizens who may be living in the European Union register for the Services, however these are United States citizens only and any data or Personal Information collected from such users is stored in the United States.

USE OF INFORMATION

Non-personally identifiable information (“Non-Personal Information”) is used to help us improve our website by enabling us to discover and address the needs of our website visitors. This includes making our website accessible to the various web browsers and operating systems used to access our website. MedCerts may use third parties, including Google, to show you MedCerts ads when you visit different sites on the Internet. These third parties use cookies to collect Non-Personal Information and show ads based on your prior visits to the MedCerts website. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you can opt out of the use of cookies generally by having your browser disable cookies or warn you before accepting a cookie. However, opting out of Google’s use of cookies or the use of cookies generally may impact your user experience. For more information on cookies, including how you can delete or reject cookies, please refer to your web browser help file.

By supplying your contact information when requesting information or enrolling in one of our courses, you authorize MedCerts and its agents (outsource calls centers and academic partners) to contact you (using the information you provide to us) about MedCerts or its agent’s products and services, including product releases and updates, seminars, events, surveys, trainings, and special offers. You can opt-out of future communications from MedCerts by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 1-800-734-1175. Unless expressly prohibited by a student in writing, in furtherance of certain educational and job placement objectives, MedCerts reserves the right to release student email addresses to certain third parties in order for the student to request special training software included with enrollment and share student information on an as-needed basis as follows:

Program progress, graduation status and grades are made available to: Employer; Potential employer with whom a student has applied; Sponsor paying all or part of student fees; Third party resolution agencies; Third party organization through whom a student has enrolled with MedCerts.

Financial status (tuition/fees balance) is made available to: Sponsor paying all or part of student fees

From time to time, MedCerts may be required to provide Personal Information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. Unless prevented by law, MedCerts will attempt to notify the student involved prior to any release of such information.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

This Privacy Policy does not apply to third parties with whom you may become involved in the process of enrollment with MedCerts or in the process of seeking employment. Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every website you visit in order to know how they collect and use private information. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.

YOUR RIGHT TO ACCESS AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

We respect your right to access and control your information, and we will respond to requests for information and, where applicable, will correct, amend, or delete your personal information.

Access to Personal Information. If you request access to your Personal Information, we will gladly comply, subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions, including identity verification procedures. Before providing data to you, we will ask for proof of identity and sufficient information about your interaction with us so that we can locate any relevant data. We may also charge you a fee for providing you with a copy of your data (except where this is not permissible under local law).

Correction and Deletion. In some jurisdictions, you have the right to correct or amend your Personal Information if it is inaccurate or requires updating. You may also have the right to request deletion of your Personal Information; however, this is not always possible due to legal requirements and other obligations and factors. Remember that you can update your account information by contacting us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 1-800-734-1175.

Marketing Preferences. To opt out of email marketing, you can use the unsubscribe link found in the email communication you receive from us. For other marketing preferences, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 1-800-734-1175. You may also request that MedCerts not disclose your personal contact information to third parties.

Filing a Complaint. If you are not satisfied with how we manage your Personal Information, you have the right to make a complaint to a data protection regulator. A list of National Data Protection Authorities can be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.

SECURITY

MedCerts website(s) have reasonable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We utilize industry standard SSL encryption when accepting your credit card information during the online enrollment process. Please also bear in mind that no data security measures are guaranteed to be completely effective. We are not responsible for any circumvention of security or privacy measures deployed on this website.

Furthermore, it is common knowledge that transmission of information via the Internet is not wholly secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to or through this website or any of our services. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. By using our website and services, you acknowledge and accept these risks.

COPPA COMPLIANCE NOTICE

We do not sell products or services for purchase by anyone under the age of thirteen (13). In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we will never knowingly request or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13), without verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such Personal Information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practical.

USERS IN CALIFORNIA

We do not share your Personal Information with third parties for direct marketing. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the website who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge. Under Section 1798.83, we currently do not share any Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

CONTACT US

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:
E-mail Address: [email protected]

Mailing Address: Attention: Website Inquiry
MedCerts, LLC
13955 Farmington Rd, Livonia, MI 48154