Students and Children
IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE WITH YOUR PARENTS BEFORE YOU VISIT ATETV.ORG. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT THINGS YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND. IF YOU ARE UNDER AGE 13, YOU SHOULD GET YOUR PARENT’S OR GUARDIAN’S PERMISSION BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF ON THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE ON THE INTERNET.
ATETV.org is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information online from children under 13 without their parent’s consent. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide your Personal Information. Do ask your parent or guardian to read the information on ATETV.org with you, and if your parent or guardian decides to send us questions, comments, suggestions or other information, he or she will need to enter the Personal Information described above. If you transmit any information to us, regardless of the purpose of such transmission, you are representing to us that you are over the age of 13.
Use of ATETV.org
Advanced Technological Education Television does not require anyone to share any personal information about themselves in order to enjoy our Web site. That means you can visit ATETV.org without any need to register with us. However, ATETV.org may contain special sections and privileges for members who register, and users must provide certain information in order to download videos from ATETV.org. Details on the information we require to register, as well as any rules or restrictions, are available at registration areas of the site.
Information We Collect
We collect both Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information through ATETV.org to learn more about how our visitors use ATETV.org and to measure areas of interest. Collection of information allows us to build features and functionality that will enhance your experience. Personal Information may be collected when you register or submit information on ATETV.org. We collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of General Tracking Information and Click Path Tracking (cookie technology) described below.
Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Advanced Technological Education Television receives and stores certain information automatically whenever you visit our site. For example, we collect and use for administrative purposes the Internet protocol (IP) address, which is the automatic number assigned to your computer when you surf the Internet so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you. We also collect computer and connection information such as browser type and version; the operating system and platform you use; and pages viewed and time spent on our site. We aggregate this data with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve ATETV.org by making it more responsive to the needs and preferences of our users. This information does not identify you personally.
Use of Personal Information
In order to register or utilize certain features available on ATETV.org (such as downloading videos), you may be asked or required to provide Personal Information such as your name, organization, email address, street address, city, state, zip code, phone, fax, your role, how you intend to use materials from ATETV.org and/or other such information. We require Personal Information from you in order to learn more about how you use ATETV.org, to measure areas of interest, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and to help us with internal record keeping. If you register, correspond with us or submit comments or suggestions, your Personal Information may be included in our internal database system. We may also use this information to respond to your emails, questions, comments and suggestions, notify you if you have been selected as a winner of a contest or sweepstakes, provide customer support, or other similar matters. In addition, we may send correspondence to the email and/or street address you provide to us which may include newsletters and information about us or third parties about which you may be interested. In certain instances you will have an opportunity to limit these uses at the time the information is collected. You also may limit the information that we send to you by following the instructions in Opt-Out Section below.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Others
We do not disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of Advanced Technological Education Television, and its advertising and promotional agencies and consultants, unless you expressly give us permission to do so, or where we are required to do so by law, except as set forth below. In certain instances you will have an opportunity to limit these uses at the time the information is collected. You also may limit the information that we send to you by following the instructions in Opt-Out Section below.
We disclose information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you post comments or give us permission to share your comments, we may post your comments on ATETV.org, or publish, display, distribute or reprint your comments in a related or third party publication. Additionally, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the opportunities, products or services of third parties at the time you register, we may supply your contact information to third parties who we believe may provide information that may be of interest to you for the purpose of sending you email or otherwise communicating with you.
We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We reserve the right disclose and transfer information to a third party in the event that third party should acquire all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.
Right to Opt in and Opt out
When you register with us, or if you provide additional personally identifiable information through ATETV.org, we provide you with the right to “opt out” of receiving future communications from us for direct marketing purposes by locating and clicking on the appropriate box indicating that you decline such communications. You are also given the opportunity at any time after you register or provide additional information to opt out from receiving any further communications from us for direct marketing purposes by following the instructions below.
You may choose to have your name taken off of our email list after you have registered or provided additional information, or review and/or update the information that you have provided to us by emailing us at email@example.com.
Links to “Third-Party” Web sites
The security of your personal information is important to us. We adopt careful internal procedures to safeguard personal information in our system. We also review our security procedures periodically to consider whether new physical, administrative or technical measures are needed. Remember, however, that despite our commitment to data security, due to the open communication nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that our systems or the Internet will always be secure or free from unauthorized access by third parties, nor can we guarantee complete security of personal information. If you create a password and login name, we recommend that you adopt a unique name, combining letters and numbers that will be difficult for others to duplicate or guess. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished, especially when using a shared computer.
In order to provide us with feedback and comments about ATETV.org, you may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you contact us, you may be asked to provide Personal Information which may include your name, address, phone number, email address, and other such information.
Thank You for Visiting ATETV.org
Effective Date: This policy was last updated on September 18, 2009.