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Privacy Policy

Effective 10/14/14

PRIVACY POLICY



Kai Chi Do Inc. operates websites including http://www.kaichido.com and http://www.instructors.kaichido.com

It is Kai Chi Do Inc.’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

This Privacy Policy outlines the type of information that we collect, how we might use such information, and the choices you have regarding Personal Information we may possess from your use of the Kai Chi Do websites and online services.

Please note that use of our website constitutes acceptance of this Privacy Policy. We may update this policy to reflect change in practice and/or applicable law. Any changes made to this policy will be reflected in an updated policy (denoted by an updated date above) posted on our website at www.kaichido.com We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy each time you visit the website.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

  1. INFORMATION YOU GIVE TO US: From our website you may send email to us, make requests/inquiries, submit articles or photos or events for publication on the website, sign up for newsletters or email notifications, leave comments, download articles, register for a course or event, or view and print information. The information that you give to us may include your name, physical address, email address, phone number, dates of service, and other demographic information. By giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed, and stored by us, only as described in our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
  2. EMAIL INFORMATION: We never sell lists or email addresses. When you register for services and provide us with your email address, we may use a Distribution List and Email service, such as Mailchimp, to communicate with you. You can read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy for more details.
  3. INFORMATION FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES: We may get information about how and when you use the Services. This information may include your IP address, geographic location, access dates and times, length of visit, page views, and actions taken by you within the website.
  4. COOKIES: A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing that website. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user’s previous activity.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You may turn off cookies that have been placed on your computer by following the instructions on your browser, but if you block cookies, it may result in blocking our Services. Our websites utilize a variety of third party tools and services that collect cookies.

For example, our websites are built on the WordPress Content Management System. WordPress uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters. WordPress uses cookies for these two purposes:
Registered members need a cookie to be able to log in. This is ‘strictly necessary’ as WordPress won’t work without it. This cookie will apply to people who have created a registered account for use of our website: www.instructor.kaichido.com
Visitors who leave a comment on website will also have a cookie set on their computer. This is not “strictly necessary” as it’s a user preference. If you do not leave a comment, this particular WordPress cookie will not be set on your computer. If you choose to leave a comment, three types of cookies are set:   comment_author
comment_author_email
comment_author_url

WordPress commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.

Our websites may also use Google Analytics to track how how users interact with website content. Google Analytics JavaScript libraries use HTTP Cookies to recall what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website. Google Analytics does not store any personal information about website users. Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on user interactions on your website. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains. Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details.

  1. WEB BEACONS: Email distribution services, such as Mailchimp, may include single pixel gifs, also called web beacons, in emails they deliver for us. Web beacons collect information about when you open the email, your IP address, your browser or email client type, and other similar details. Web Beacons are used by the email distribution service to create reports for us about who has or hasn’t opened emails or clicked links. Mailchimp Privacy Policy indicates that they may also collect and review that information.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use and disclose your Personal Information only as follows:

  1. To facilitate use of our Services. For example, if you are a registered user of the instructor.kaichido.com site we may send you emails notifying you of your progress through the site.
  2. To promote use of our Services. For example, if you leave your Personal Information when you visit our Website and don’t sign up for any of the Services, we may send you an email asking whether you want to sign up. And if you use any of our Services, and we think you might benefit from using another Service we offer, we may send you an email telling you about it.
  3. To send you System Alert Messages. For example, we may let you know about temporary or permanent changes to our Services, new features, or version updates.
  4. To enforce compliance with our Terms of Service, License Agreement, trademark, and other applicable law.
  5. To send statements and receipts to you and collect payments from you. This may include sending you emails, invoices, receipts, notices of delinquency, and alerting you if a different credit card is needed. Kai Chi Do Inc. does not collect your credit card information. We use third parties such as Paypal for secure credit card transaction processing.
  6. To provide customer support.
  7. To protect the rights and safety of our registered users or third parties, as well as our own.
  8. To meet legal requirements like complying with court orders and valid subpoenas.
  9. To provide information to representatives and advisors, like attorneys and accountants, to help us comply with legal, accounting, or security requirements.
  10. To prosecute and defend a court, arbitration, or similar proceeding.
  11. To support and improve the Services we offer.
  12. To communicate with you about your account for informational, not promotional, reasons.
  13. In the event of a business transfer. In the case of a sale, merger, consolidation, acquisition, or in the unlikely event that Kai Chi Do Inc. goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, that any acquirer of Kai Chi Do Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
  14. To send you informational and promotional content that you may choose (or “opt in”) to receive. You can stop receiving our promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email.

PUBLIC INFORMATION AND THIRD PARTIES

  1. We have a public blog on our website. Any information you include in a comment on our on our blog may be read, collected, and used by anyone. If your Personal Information appears on our blogs and you’d like it removed, contact us.
  2. Social Media Widgets. Our Websites include social media features, like the Facebook Like button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on our site, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
  3. Links to Third-Party Sites. Our Websites include links to other websites, whose privacy practices may be different from that of Kai Chi Do Inc. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any Website you visit.
  4. Ads appearing on our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Kai Chi Do Inc. and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

ACCURACY OF DATA

We do our best to keep your data accurate and up to date, to the extent that you provide us with the information we need to do that. If your data changes (like a new email address), then you are responsible for notifying us of those changes.

CONTACT

If you have any questions or comments, or if you want to update, delete or change any Personal Information you’ve submitted on any of our websites, please use our contact form to get in touch.

 

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