Privacy Policy

 

 

Thank you for visiting www.niagarainstitute.com. Niagara Institute is committed to protecting your personal privacy and we strive to take the appropriate measures to protect your personal information. Niagara Institute will handle personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We are committed to keeping personal information provided to us secure. As a result, we have implemented appropriate organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure. Our Privacy Policy describes what information Niagara Institute collects and obtains from users of the www.niagarainstitute.com website and services, and how this information will be used and stored. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. Your use of the website/workshop registrations/content downloads/subscriptions on the website constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy. Any changes that may be made to the Niagara Institute Privacy Policy will be posted once they go into effect. We reserve the right to update this policy at any time in the future. Your continued use of this website constitutes your acceptance of those changes that may be made.

What type of information does Niagara Institute collect and how may it be used?

Niagara Institute collects personal data such as first and last name, email address, title/role, company name, and your IP Country and city based on your IP address. We may use other sources, such as LinkedIn, to verify that the information you have provided us is correct. We may make modifications to the data you have provided us based on the verification process in order to provide you the most relevant content and website experience. During the registration process, organization, address, and payment information will be collected.

We use this information to provide products and services to our customers and to send users relevant information about our services and to contact the user when necessary. Niagara Institute will also use this information to send you offers and promotions that may interest you. It will also be used to manage our contractual relationship on an ongoing basis, to personalize our service to you, and to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so. It may be used for research, reporting, and product development purposes as well.

By providing your contact information, you are giving us permission to send you such materials. You may withdraw your consent at any time simply by opting out of any or all of the email offers you no longer wish to subscribe. You can do this via the email preferences link in the footer of any email message, the unsubscribe button in footer of any email message or by contacting us at hello@niagarainstitute.com. You may change your mind at any point in time. You may opt back in to email offers of your choice by updating your email preferences.

How long will my information be retained?

Niagara Institute will keep your information in our marketing database for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purposes for which it was obtained, or until you request to remove it, or your messages bounce which results in your information being considered stale and no longer correct. Program data and assessments will be kept in accordance with professional standards and may be used for research and reporting purposes.

Will Niagara Institute share my personal information?

All personal information will be kept confidential but we may share your personal information within Niagara Institute for the purposes of fulfilling services that are purchased and identified in this Privacy Policy. We may also share your personal information with approved third-party data processors which have agreed to adhere to our privacy policies, are located in countries which are recognized as providing an adequate level of data protection according to the EEA standards and are GDPR compliant. These partner companies will not share your personal information nor export the data for their own use.

Niagara Institute may release personal information for any of the following reasons:

(1) In response to subpoenas, any court orders or legal process, and we exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims

(2) If it is necessary to share information in order to help investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law

(3) To disclose information about you if Niagara Institute is acquired by or merged with another entity.

Opting-Out of Communications

You may opt-out of emails and Niagara Institute subscriptions at any time by clicking on the email preferences or unsubscribe link in the footer of any and all marketing emails you receive from Niagara Institute. Once you unsubscribe from marketing messages, we will no longer send you marketing or promotional emails. You may also, at any time, contact hello@niagarainstitute.com to unsubscribe or request access to your information in our systems. When updating your preferences through the website, the update will be instant. When emailing your requests to hello@niagarainstitute.com, please allow 10 business days for us to process your request and opt-out requests to take effect. Please note that if you unsubscribe from our communication, Niagara Institute will still use cookies on your browser to provide you the more relevant website experience and to also track your website usage, but Niagara Institute will no longer send you promotional emails or blog subsection emails.

Where is information stored

Niagara Institute uses many different platforms in various aspects of the business. This results in information being stored on cloud systems that are secure and private. These cloud servers may be located around the globe which results in your information being stored in countries which are recognized as providing an adequate level of data protection according to the EEA standards.

Niagara Institute and the use of cookies and IP address information

Niagara Institute uses cookie tracking and stores information such as your email address, full name, role/job title, company as well as IP address/Country/City. We use tools such as cookie tracking, web beacons, GIFs or pixel tags to collect information about how you use our website. We use this information to make changes to our site and ensure we are offering the best user experience possible. We also use this information to offer you Smart Content based on your viewing history and to determine if our services are a good fit for you. From time to time we may also feature links on our website that redirect to another company’s website. These external companies may utilize the use of cookies thus their cookies and web experience are subject to their own privacy policies, which Niagara Institute has no control over. Please agree to those websites policies and terms before utilizing their resources.

Niagara Institute may use the information collected to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. If you prefer not to accept cookies, you can set your web browser to restrict them or to alert you before one is placed on your computer. Note that some features of our website may not be available to you if you do not accept cookies.

Does Niagara Institute have a policy regarding postings on message boards?

Niagara Institute message boards may be available to all of our website users. All comments on our boards must be approved before being posted. This is to ensure compliance of our terms of use and quality of the comments being made. Please keep in mind that any information you disclose to the public message boards becomes public information and you should consider exercising caution when deciding to disclose any of your personal information.