We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Use and is designed to help you understand how  ACCCRN.NET  (this “Site”) collects personally identifying information about you and how it uses and discloses that information. This Privacy Policy applies to data that personally identifies you, other than publically available information, (“personal information”) that is collected on this Site. Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information

We have developed our Site so that you may visit it without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. We collect personally identifying data about you, such as your name, address and e-mail address, only when you provide it to us voluntarily; we do not require you to register or provide personal information to us in order to view our Site. We do not share your personal information with any third parties other than service providers, affiliates and agents who use the information to help us respond to your requests and to perform services on our behalf. We never rent or sell your personal information and we make an effort to require all third-party application service providers to hold personal information in strict confidence. While we believe they will treat your personal information responsibly, we do not own or control them.

For one-time requests for information, we do not store your personal information after we fulfill your request. For some requests we store your data in a secure manner in a restricted-access database. However, no data transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION IN ANY FORM. Similarly, we disclaim liability for personal information submitted through our Site and you provide us with this data at your own risk.

In general, we use personal information to pursue our mission and operations. Subject to applicable law, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information to third parties in a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) take action regarding suspected illegal activities; (b) enforce or apply our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy; (c) comply with legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order; (d) protect our rights, reputation and property, or that of our users, affiliates or the public; or (e) enable our consultants or service providers to help us operate or fulfill your requests more efficiently.

Data Storage Location and Duration

Our databases are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the US, by sending us your data you consent to its transfer to and storage within the US. We keep your data for as long as we think is necessary or advisable and reserve the right to retain it to the full extent not prohibited by law. We may discard your data at our discretion and you should not rely upon our storage of any personal information or other data.

Alternatives to Providing Personal Information Online

The portions of our Site that may collect personal information from you provide you with alternative means of obtaining the information you are seeking (such as telephone numbers and addresses). If you have concerns about submitting your personal information through our Site for any reason, you may always choose to use these alternative methods for sharing information with us.

Information You Provide About Others

Do not provide or allow others to provide personal information about anyone unless you, on your own behalf and on behalf of anyone whose information you provide: (a) have reviewed and agree with this Privacy Policy, and (b) are authorized to and do consent to have all data used and transferred internationally. By submitting any personal information about others you represent and warrant that you received such authorization beforehand.

Non-Personal Information and Data

Non-personal information and data may be collected on the Site through tracking mechanisms such as “cookies” and “web beacons” that recognize repeat visitors, facilitate your ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow us to track usage behavior and compile aggregated data that will allow content improvements. You may elect to block cookies through your browser settings however, if you block cookies you may not have access to some of the Site’s services and features. We use tracking mechanisms only to obtain non-personal information in order to improve visitors’ online experience and facilitate your visit within our site.

Children 12 Years Old and Under

Our Site is not specifically dedicated to children and we do not actively solicit information from children. Children under the age of 13 are required to obtain permission from a parent or guardian prior to providing any personal information.

Third Party Sites

Our Site contains links to other websites. These websites are governed by their own privacy policies, which you should read.

Special Note to International Users

Our Site is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing our Site from the European Union, Asia, Africa or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use or disclosure that differ from US laws, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the US, which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions. By providing your data you consent to: (i) the use of your personal data for the uses identified above in accordance with the Privacy Policy; and (ii) the transfer of your personal data to the US as indicated above and the application of US laws to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

Inquiries

Please contact ACCCRN at [email protected] for any non-legal enquiries.

Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Privacy Policy and we encourage you to refer back to it periodically. When we revise this Privacy Policy we will also revise the Effective Date below.

Effective Date: February 2015