Please be aware that any personally identifiable or other professional information that you voluntarily choose to have displayed publicly on the GuideSpark Services – including your username, alias, or ID – becomes publicly available information and may be collected and used by others without restriction.
The Information GuideSpark Collects:
The Way GuideSpark Uses Information:
When GuideSpark Discloses Information:
Content Submitted to Community:
If you submit comments or other content to the pages of the GuideSpark Services containing “community” functionality (e.g. bulletin boards, blogs, chat rooms, comments to lessons), please understand that any information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit to these forums.
You may, of course, decline to share your personally-identifiable information with GuideSpark, in which case GuideSpark will not be able to provide to you all of the GuideSpark Services. You may update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences at any time by going to the account section of the GuideSpark Services.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
Our Commitment to Data Security:
GuideSpark uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to GuideSpark, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, GuideSpark makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. We cannot guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If GuideSpark learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. GuideSpark may post a notice on the GuideSpark Services if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For those of you visiting us from the European Economic Area or other non-U.S. territories, please note that any data you provide to us will be transferred outside the European Economic Area or such other territory for use by GuideSpark and its affiliates for any of the purposes described herein. In addition, because GuideSpark operates globally, we make information we gather available to our worldwide business units and affiliates. By providing any data on the GuideSpark Services you hereby expressly consent to such transfers.
In the Event of Merger or Sale:
In the event that all or part of GuideSpark is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
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