What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When you sign up to receive information, register as an OTR member, register for a lecture, respond to a survey or enter information on our site, you will be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details.
How do we use your information?
We may use the above-noted information that we collect from you in the following ways:
- To quickly process your transactions, such as registering as a member or registering to attend a lecture.
- To allow us to better serve you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To send emails, including lecture announcements, reading lists and other communications.
- To send periodic emails regarding your requests or registrations.
- To improve our website in order to generally better serve you.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information that you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when you enter, submit, or access your information in order to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All credit card transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer notify you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
We have implemented the following:
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is important to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
We will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
- We will notify our developer, Mod Lab Inc., and our Security Advisors, Sucuri, as promptly as possible of any breach, including the nature of the breach and the approximate number of subjects affected.
- We will advise users within a reasonable time period after becoming aware of a breach via in-site and email notification.