We greatly appreciate the trust that you have extended to us by utilizing our website. We promise that we will treat your personally identifiable information with the utmost care to keep it secure and private from outside parties. Personally identifiable information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read the following Private Policy to learn more about our diligent handling of your personal information.
1. COLLECTING AND USING INFORMATION
We collect personal information entered by customers when they enroll in a class through our website. When entering information on our site, customers may be asked to provide their name, email address, location, gender or other information to help customers with their experience. The information we compile is used to provide the services specified on this website. In addition, we collect information such as page views, computer IP addresses, and other statistics in the form of logs. These logs are used only to enhance the efficiency and convenience of our website.
We reserve the right to de-identify the information we collect from you, individually or aggregated with other users, and to use such de-identified information for any purpose, including commercial purposes. De-identified information refers to information through which the identification of a particular individual cannot be established. This often involves “scrubbing” the identifiable elements of personal data, making it “safe” for use in other contexts.
2. SHARING INFORMATION
We do not use your credit card information for any purpose other than to process payment for orders through our site. We safeguard the security of your credit card information during checkout transmission using Authorize.net. For added protection, we never store your credit information in its entirety on our website, which is protected behind strict firewalls.
3. COMMUNICATING WITH CUSTOMERS
Our staff may use your telephone number and email address to support service when necessary. We may also send you general information about our classes or other services via our newsletter. You can opt-out of our newsletter at any time by following the instructions in the newsletter.
In addition, we limit our employees’ access to personal information only necessary to perform certain tasks.
4. EMAIL CAMPAIGNING
We do not provide or sell your email address to any third parties, with the exception of third party vendors that may be working for us conducting email-marketing campaigns. From time to time, we may also use your email address for email marketing campaigns that we conduct. You can opt-out of our email marketing list at any time by following the instructions in the email.
We honor Do Not Track (DNT) signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a DNT browser mechanism is in place. You can also choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies through your browser (e.g. Google Chrome) settings. Each browser is different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you disable cookies, it will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.
6. YOUR INFORMATION SECURED
We use a highly reputable and certified encryption software through Authorize.net when transmitting and receiving private consumer data on our site, which includes but not limited to credit card information.
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
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 you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
7. RELAYING APPROPRIATE INFORMATION TO AUTHORITIES
In the unlikely event where we need to investigate or resolve possible issues or inquiries, we are allowed, and you give us authorization to, disclose any of your information to private entities, law enforcement, or other government officials as we, which we believe necessary or appropriate at our own discretion.
8. CHANGES TO POLICY
Sometimes we may use student information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices alter in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website and email you in order to notify and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new changes. Your continued use of the website after notice of a policy change will be deemed an acceptance of such changed terms. If you are still concerned about how your information is collected and used, we recommend that you check this section of our website.
9. CONTACT US
GRAND CIRCUS DETROIT
1570 Woodward Avenue, 3rd FL
Detroit, MI 48226