Privacy Policy

We Are Committed to Your Privacy

ACLS Certification Institute (“ACI”) is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website. To demonstrate our commitment to user privacy, we outline the information we collect and store, how we might use that information, security measures to protect that information, and your rights regarding the way we collect and use that information. This Privacy Policy applies to the online collection of information at ACI’s website only. ACI reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify this Privacy Policy at any time. As such, you are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes. If a significant change is made, ACI will give additional notice under the circumstances.

Collection & Storage

ACI collects and stores a variety of information from its website visitors. Some of this data is not personally identifiable and is collected and stored automatically via the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and may contain the following information:

  • Your browser
  • Your Internet domain
  • Your computer's operating system
  • The links you followed to enter and leave our website
  • Your IP address

This information lets us see how users are finding our website and tells us which pages are visited most often. Cookies may also be used to recognize you and give you access to specific areas of our website. You can opt out of the use of cookies by having your browser disable cookies or warn you before accepting a cookie, although doing so may impact your user experience. For more information on cookies, including how you can delete or reject cookies, please refer to your web browser help file.

ACI collects and stores in our database certain personal information provided when you register with us. This information may include without limitation: name, address, email address, and phone number. In addition we may collect your credit card number in order to process your order and collect payment.

We do not ever knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen, nor is our website designed to provide any service to children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal information. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal information to us, please contact us and we will attempt to remove that information from our databases.

Use of Information

Non-personally identifiable information is used to help us improve our website by enabling us to discover and address the needs of our website visitors. This includes making our website accessible to the various web browsers and operating systems used to access our website.

ACI may use third parties, including Google, Facebook, etc, to show you ACI ads when you visit different sites on the internet. These third parties use cookies to collect non-personal information and show ads based on your prior visits to the ACI website. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Advertising Initiative opt out page or you can opt out of the use of cookies generally by having your browser disable cookies or warn you before accepting a cookie. However, opting out of Google’s use of cookies or the use of cookies generally may impact your user experience. For more information on cookies, including how you can delete or reject cookies, please refer to your web browser help file.

By supplying your contact information when registering for one of our courses, you authorize ACI and its agents to contact you (using the information you provide to us) about ACI or its agent’s products and services, including product releases and updates, seminars, events, surveys, trainings, and special offers.  You can opt-out of future communications from ACI by sending an email to support@acls.com or calling 1-888-364-1202.

Unless expressly prohibited by a customer in writing, in furtherance of certain educational and job placement objectives, ACI reserves the right to release student email addresses to certain third parties in order to share student information on an as needed basis as follows:

TYPE OF INFORMATION:

AVAILABLE TO:

Program progress and completion status.

Employer; potential employer with whom a student has applied; sponsor paying all or part of student fees; third party resolution agencies; third party organization through whom a student has enrolled with ACI

 

From time to time, ACI may be required to provide personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. Unless prevented by law, ACI will attempt to notify the student involved prior to any release of such information.

Security

We use secure socket layer technology and encryption when transmitting personal information from you to our computers ( see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer). We have also instituted procedures to prevent unauthorized access to your information as well as to safeguard it generally. We hold personal data behind a firewall on a secure server.

Student Rights

ACI wants your information to be accurate and complete and recognizes that access and comment is necessary. Your personal information is retained in an account profile, which you may access and edit. This is held under your account and, after verifying your identity, you may fix errors or make other changes.  You may also request that ACI not disclose your personal contact information to third parties.