Color Matters respects your privacy. If you’re a visitor to the Color Matters web site, we do not collect any information about your name or email address.
If you voluntarily provide your name and email address, such as when you contact us via the Color Matters web site - or if you subscribe to the Color Matters Newsletter - or if you register for one of Color Matters online courses or if you provide your email address as part of your response to Color Matters Global Color survey, the following applies.
1. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?
When you enroll as a student or visitor on our Color Matters online learning site, as part of the enrolling process, we collect your name and email address (and any other the information you give us at the time of enrollment such as your business name). We do not use your information for any purposes other than sending you emails about the course, related course(s), registration, course content, your course progress, other updates, or educational material.
We may also use your email to send the “Color Matters” Newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by replying to the email or clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer.
Note: We may also use auto responders to communicate with you by e-mail. To protect your privacy, we use a verified opt-in system for such communications and you can always opt-out of such communications using the links contained in each.
We do not use your information for any third party vendors or suppliers.
We hate unsolicited commercial e-mail as much as you do. Also known as Spam or junk e-mail, it is a disservice to the Internet community. You will always have an option to unsubscribe from any email about Color Matters courses or the Color Matters newsletter immediately by clicking on the link in any email you receive.
2. How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to become a learner on our Color Matters online learning site, make a purchase, or participate in the course, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for the specific reason of online learning and the educational newsletter only.
3. Color Matters Online Learning Courses hosted by Thinkific
Our course and site is hosted by Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific”). They provide us with the online course creation platform that allows us to sell our product/services to you. Your data is stored through Thinkific’s data storage, databases and the general Thinkific application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you make a purchase on our Color Matters online learning site, we use a third party payment processor such as Stripe or PayPal. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.
5. Security and How We Protect Your Information
To protect your personal information, we follow industry standards on information security management to safeguard information and to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
6. User Names and Passwords
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a username and password for access to certain parts of the Color Matters online learning website, you are responsible for keeping the username and password confidential. Do not give your password to anyone. You should log out when you leave. As a safety precaution, you should also close out of your web browser completely and re-open it before viewing other parts of the Internet.
If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer. However, cookies are not required for Color Matters online learning use. If your browser is configured not to accept cookies, you will still be able to access an online course and its content.
We may disclose your personal information only if we are required by law.
When you click on external links within the Color Matters web site or in course material for the on the Color Matters online learning website, or any links in the Color Matters newsletter, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
11. Age of Consent
By using the Color Matters online learning site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence.
If after you change your mind after providing your name, email address, and any other information, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by clicking on the unsubscribe footer in any email you receive from us or by using the contact form on the Color Matters web site.
If you voluntarily provide your name and email address, such as when you contact us via the Color Matters web site - or if you subscribe to the Color Matters Newsletter , or if you register for one of Color Matters online courses or if you provide your email address as part of your response to Color Matters Global Color survey.