When you use our services, you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a big responsibility and work hard to protect your information and put you in control.
The Bottom Line: WE DO NOT rent, sell, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties, except in the very limited circumstances set out below.
Summary: We collect information about you when you:
Sign up for a Connect To The Core® Program via our website
Create an account;
Use the Platform;
Attend an event;
Direct referrals from Connect To The Core current business associates;
Download marketing content from our website;
Visit our website; and
Communicate with us.
We also collect information such as usage statistics by using cookies, server logs, and similar technologies.
If you elect to use certain features, we also collect information through other sources, such as social media services, invitations, and imported contacts.
1.1 Information You Provide To Us
We collect information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information that you provide when you create an account, fill out a form, or communicate with us. The types of information that we may collect include your name, username, password, email address, postal address, phone number, payment method data, and any other information that you choose to provide. Posting personal or sensitive information about yourself or others is against our commitment to you to ensure your information is kept secured and confidential.
1.2 Information We Collect Automatically When You Use The Platform
When you use our Platform, we automatically collect information about you, including:
1.3 Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may collect information about you from other sources, such as through certain features on the Platform you elect to use, but only where these third parties either have your consent or are otherwise legally permitted or required to disclose your information to us. Examples include:
Summary: We use information about you to:
2.1 Operating Our Platform
We may use information about you for various purposes related to operating our Platform, including to:
2.2 Communicating With You
We may use information about you for various purposes related to communicating with you, including to:
2.3 Legal Basis For Processing
Our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above will depend on the type of information and the specific context in which we collect it.
We may disclose information about you:
We may also share de-identified or aggregated information.
3.1 Through Your Participation In Connect To The Core® Programs
Some information, such as name, company, and contact information, will be visible to other members of the Connect To The Core® group/programs. We ask that if you do not want to share your contact information with your group, please contact [email protected].
3.2 With Our Service Providers
We may use service providers in connection with operating and improving the Platform to assist with certain functions, such as payment processing, email transmission, conducting surveys or contests, data hosting, managing our ads, and some aspects of our technical and customer support. We take measures to ensure that these service providers access, process, and store information about you only for the purposes we authorize, subject to confidentiality obligations.
3.3 Following The Law And Protecting Connect To The Core®
We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you to third parties, including the content of messages, if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, applicable law, regulation, legal process, or audits. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that your actions are inconsistent with our Terms of Service or related guidelines and policies, or if necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of, or prevent fraud or abuse of, Connect To The Core® or others.
3.4 Affiliate Sharing And Merger, Sale, Or Other Asset Transfers
If Connect To The Core® is involved in a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of our assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future corporate parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates.
4.1 Analytics And Advertising Services Provided By Others
Connect To The Core® takes all feasible and reasonable precautions to protect the personal information that we collect from you. Every staff member must sign a Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement wherein he/she agrees not to improperly use and/or disclose any personal information about clients or other individuals who have contacted Connect To The Core ®. Also, your personal information is retained in a secure database, which is only accessible by password and is protected by the use of firewalls.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it. We retain personal information collected from you when you request information, register an account, apply for a workshop, and/or order a product online for a period of 15 years thereafter.
4.3 Policy Scope
4.4 Revisions To This Policy
4.5 Links To Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
4.6 How Do We Use And Store Personal Information You Provide To Us When You Request Information, Register An Account, And/Or Order Products Online?
We will maintain your personal information in a secure database. We do not use the information in the database for any purposes other than facilitating your future orders, or to permit us to notify you of products, services, workshops, and features offered by Connect To The Core®. We do not store your credit card numbers or expiry dates in our database. Consequently, each time you choose to purchase an item, your name and shipping address will be pulled from the database, but you will have to re-enter your credit card information to complete the order.
4.7 Our Policy Regarding Sharing and Accessing Your Personal Information
Connect To The Core® does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer the personal information you provide to us to third parties. We may allow authorized third-party service providers access to your personal information to perform services on our behalf. Our service providers are required to provide privacy protection comparable to ours and to limit their use of such information to providing services on our behalf. These service providers may be in another country, such as the United States, and the personal information may be subject to disclosure in accordance with the applicable laws of that jurisdiction, which may create a different privacy regime from your country of residence.
5.1 Your Choices: Opting Out Of Receiving Communications From Us
If you do not wish to receive communications from Connect To The Core®, you can opt out of receiving such communications by following the instructions in each such communication. It may take up to ten days to process a request received by email or telephone, and six to eight weeks to process a request received by mail. If you change your mind and would like to start receiving communications from us again, you can do so by emailing us at [email protected].
5.2 Your Choices: Cookies
Our website uses per-session cookies, which are commonly used tools to facilitate the exchange of information between your browser and our server. These cookies allow us to present, and you to view, certain graphic elements on the website. Per-session cookies are stored in memory while you are visiting the website and are set to expire from your cache 120 days after leaving our website.
The per-session cookies do not provide our website with access to anything else on your system, including private information about you. Our website can only retrieve the per-session cookie. You can set your browser to detect and reject cookies by taking the following steps. However, please note that if you choose to reject cookies, you will not be able to view all graphic elements on our site.
For Internet Explorer:
For Firefox, Safari, and other Mozilla-based browsers:
The information we are collecting includes:
The information is collected by the server in an aggregate format so that we can assess those pages that are most frequented by visitors of our site. We do not link this information with the identity of any visitor to our website, to any of the information you voluntarily provide when you visit our site, or when you become a participant in our Programs. Accordingly, Connect To The Core® will treat any information shared between your browser and our server as non-personal information.
5.4 Your Choices: Promotional Communications
You can control messages that you receive from Connect To The Core®, other members, and third parties by selecting the unsubscribe link in the message that you receive. We will also send you a link to these settings when you first sign up and in subsequent messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such as those about our ongoing business relations.
We respond to all requests that we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. You can contact us by sending an email to [email protected].
Rights that you may have, depending on the country in which you live, include:
Updated: August 27th, 2021