Dacreed collects information from you both directly from your input and automatically through technologies.
The types of information Dacreed collects directly from you may include the following as well as any other information type that it expressly asks you to enter and submit:
The Service automatically collects certain information regarding your use of the Service. Information collected automatically includes:
Dacreed may use and disclose automatically collected information for any purpose, except where it is restricted by applicable law. If Dacreed combines any automatically collected information with personal information, the combined information will be treated as personal information.
Dacreed may also use aggregated information for any reasonable and necessary purpose; however, this information does not identify specific individuals and so is not personal information.
In general, cookies, web beacons and similar technologies do not contain personally identifiable information, but when you furnish your personal information through the Service, this information may be linked to the non-personally identifiable data stored in cookies sent to your browser from the Service.
Dacreed and its service providers use these technologies for various purposes, including:
There are a number of ways to manage cookies. The Help menu on most browsers tells you how to stop accepting cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new browser cookie, and how to disable existing browser cookies. However, if you block cookies, you may not be able to register, login or make full use of the Service provided by Dacreed. You can also use your mobile device’s settings to manage the available privacy options.
Dacreed’s HTML-formatted emails may contain web beacons to let it know whether its emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email. Dacreed may use this information for purposes including determining which of its emails are more interesting to users, to query whether users who do not open Dacreed’s emails wish to continue receiving them, and to inform Dacreed’s advertisers in aggregate how many users have clicked on its advertisements. The web beacon will be deleted when you delete the email. Emails in plain text rather than HTML will not include the web beacon.
Dacreed uses the personal information collected from you to complete various actions, including:
Dacreed shares your personal information in the following ways:
Your personal information may be accessible to Dacreed’s agents, representatives, sponsors and entities for which it is acting as an agent, licensee, joint venturer or publisher.
Your personal information may be accessible to Dacreed’s service providers and suppliers, which assist Dacreed with producing and delivering its products and services, operating its business, and marketing, promotion and communications. These providers and suppliers include, for example, editors, reviewers, credit card processors, customer support, email service providers, IT service providers and shipping agents.
If the Service offers a content database or learning service (by way of subscription or otherwise) and you access the Service through an institution or association-sponsored subscription, your personal information and certain usage data gathered through the Service, such as the number of items you downloaded, any non-subscribed items you accessed, and test scores, may be shared with your institution or association for the purposes of usage analysis, subscription management, course management, and testing and remediation. If your institution/association is a corporation or other business entity, additional usage data, such as the types of records you viewed and the number of searches you ran, also may be shared for the purposes of cost attribution and departmental budgeting.
Dacreed may share personal information with other third parties if it expressly tells you about such potential disclosure at the point at which you submitted the information to it.
Dacreed may share personal information to:
If Dacreed, the Service, or a related asset or line of business is acquired by, transferred to or merged with another company, your personal information may be disclosed to the prospective or actual purchasers.
Dacreed does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and it does not target its Website to children under 13.
You can manage available communication preferences when you register with the Service, by updating your account preferences under “My Profile”, or, where applicable, by using the “opt-out” or unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive. Dacreed reserves the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service whenever necessary.
You may request access to personal information about you that you have provided to Dacreed through the Website governed by this policy. You may also request to review and correct any of that personal information by contacting Dacreed at the address listed below.
Dacreed uses a variety of data security measures intended to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your personal information.