Privacy Policy

BRODY Professional Development – Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions of Use

AGREEMENT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) govern your use of the BRODYpro. website (“the Site”) and the services and materials provided therein. The Site is the property of Brody Communications dba. BRODY Professional Development BY ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.

BRODYpro reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time.  Your continued use of this Site, our products and/or services indicates your agreement to abide by these updated Terms of Use.  Please check the Terms of Use regularly to stay informed about any changes.

By accessing this Site, and/or by using our services and/or products, you represent and warrant that you have the power to enter into these Terms of Use. You agree to abide by all laws including, but not limited to, intellectual property laws of the United States and the country in which you abide. You may not access these services if you are a competitor of BRODYpro. Determination of whether you are a “competitor” is solely per BRODYpro discretion. Should you be refused access to services on this basis, you will be denied access to services.

USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES

This Site and the services and/or products offered on this Site are intended for the individual use of customers/ clients of BRODYpro. Unless you have entered into a separate License Agreement with BRODYpro, the products and/or services are not for release in corporate systems or re-packaged for re-sale or distribution as a group or sub-groups. They are not to be shared on websites or blogs or through other media channels.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All materials, including but not limited to images, text, diagrams, workshops, videos, tangible and intangible products, and the organization and presentation of these materials on this Site are the property of BRODYpro and may be protected by intellectual property laws, including but not limited to U.S. and international laws governing copyright, trademark, trade name, domain names, etc.

 

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

We do not guarantee that our products and/or services will meet your needs. All products and/or services are provided on an “as is” basis.  No guarantee is expressed or implied.  By choosing to ACCESS THIS SITE AND/OR use OUR PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES, you do so at your own risk.

PRIVACY

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the information that BRODYpro gathers on or through our website and the services we offer on our website, how we use and disclose such information, and the steps we take to protect such information. By visiting the site, or by purchasing or using the services, you accept the privacy practices described in this Policy.

This Policy is incorporated into, and is subject to, the BRODYpro Terms of Service.

1.INFORMATION WE COLLECT: what it is

Under this Policy, information that could be used to identify or contact you is considered “Personal Information”. The type of information we collect from you is either information: (i) you provide to us, or (ii) it is collected automatically. You may provide information to us that is specific to you (personal information) including your first and last name, contact information, email address, Username, physical address and/or payment information which come directly to us or go to our third-party payment processors.

2.INFORMATION WE COLLECT: why we collect it

We may use your information, including your Personal Information, for the following purposes:

  • To improve our site and for research and analytical purposes in either an aggregated or individual user basis
  • To provide services (communication, response to inquiries, troubleshooting problems, processing orders, customer service purposes)
  • To respond to subscriptions if you sign up to any of our mailing lists (Promotions, Resources, Surveys and Newsletter). Note: you are not automatically signed up and if you do sign up you will receive relevant marketing emails about our upcoming public workshops and special deals. Of course, you have the right and option to opt-out at any time.  These subscription lists are managed by HubSpot and the minimum amount of Personal Information is collected for the purposes listed above
  • Finally, we may use your information if it is necessary to protect our own rights and interest to resolve disputes, enforce our Terms and to respond to legal requests

3.INFORMATION WE COLLECT: how we use it

We use the information that we collect in a variety of ways to provide services and operate our business, including the following:

Operations 

We use the information to operate, maintain, enhance and provide all features of our business, to provide workshops and e-courses, to respond to comments and questions and to provide support to users of the services and information that you request.

Improvements

We use the information to understand and analyze trends in those who visit or use our services, to improve the services we offer, and to develop new products, features, and functionality. Should any of these purposes require BRODYpro to process any personal information, then the data is only and will only be used in anonymized or aggregated form.

Communications

We may use a visitor’s or user’s email address or other information to contact that person (i) for administrative purposes such as customer service, to address intellectual property infringement, right of privacy violations or (ii) with updates on promotions and events, relating to products and services offered by us. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving any promotional communications as described below under “Your Choices.”

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use automatically collected information and other information collected through cookies and similar technologies to distinguish between users. This allows us to use this data to improve our site. Specifically, we use this information to (i) somewhat personalize our site, remembering a visitor’s information so that it will not have to be re-entered during a visit or on subsequent visits; (ii) provide customized content, and information; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of our marketing activities; (iv) monitor aggregate site usage metrics (such as total number of visitors and pages viewed); and (v) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities on the site.

Analytics

This site uses the following Third-Party Data Processor, Google Analytics, to track user interaction. We use this data to see how people use our site, and how many of them there are.  Google Analytics operates independently from us and has its own privacy policy and does not personally identify you to us. Your geographic location, device, browser and operating system are recorded by Google Analytics. Your computer IP address (which could be used to personally identify you) is also recorded by GA, but we are not granted access to this. Google Analytics makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. For more information, see Google Analytics Privacy and Data Sharing. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop Google Analytics from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

 

4.Disclosure of Information

Except as described in this Policy, we will not intentionally disclose the Personal Information (including any aggregated or individual data or client data) that we collect or store to third parties without the consent of the applicable user or Client. We may disclose information to third parties if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:

Service Providers

We work with third party service providers who provide website, hosting, maintenance, and other services for us. These third parties may have access to, or process Personal Information as part of providing those services for us. We limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and our contracts with them require them to maintain the confidentiality of such information. We use HubSpot to collect user information via forms and email communications sign ups. Additionally, we use HubSpot.com to manage sales and account information. You can refer to any of these third-party services for their privacy policies.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

We may make certain automatically-collected, aggregated, or otherwise non-personally-identifiable information available to third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with various reporting obligations; (ii) business or marketing purposes; or (iii) to assist such parties in understanding our visitor’s usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, and/or functionality offered by BRODYpro through our website.

Law Enforcement, Legal Process and Compliance

We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a facially valid court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.

We also reserve the right to disclose Personal Information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the BRODYpro and its services, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights, enforce our contracts, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others.

Change of Ownership

Information about Users and Visitors, including Personal Information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets and only if the recipient of the User or Visitor Information commits to a Privacy Policy that has terms substantially consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Client Data may be physically or electronically transferred to an acquirer, or successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets, for the sole purpose of continuing the operation of the Service, and only if the recipient of the Client Data commits to a Privacy Policy that has terms substantially consistent with this Privacy Policy.

5.Your Choices

Access, Correction, Deletion

We use a third-party data processor, HubSpot. The email address you submit are not stored within our site database, but in HubSpot until they request removal from us. You have the right to request removal, and can do this by unsubscribing using the unsubscribe links in the emails. If you wish you delete your personal data click here

Navigation Information

You may opt out from the collection of navigation information about your visit to our site by Google Analytics by using the Google Analytics Opt-out feature.

Opting out from Marketing Communications and Newsletters

By signing up to one of our BRODYpro newsletters you are giving consent to receive relevant marketing emails and communications from BRODYpro (“Subscription”). Your Subscription will allow BRODYpro to contact you regarding the newsletters and any other BRODYpro sites and services. Services are all provided by one legal entity.  Our Subscription lists are managed by HubSpot and your Subscription may be subject to HubSpot’s terms and use of privacy policy (https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy).If you have previously signed up for a BRODYpro newsletter and would like to unsubscribe, you may opt-out of these communications at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or by emailing us at [email protected]

 

6.Your California Privacy Rights

We will not share any Personal Information or Personal Data with third-parties for their direct marketing purposes to the extent prohibited by California law. If our practices change, we will do so in accordance with applicable laws and will notify you in advance. 

 

7.Third Party Cookies

California law requires that operators of websites and online services disclose whether other third parties may collect personally identifiable information about an individual’s online activities from their site or service. We use Google Analytics to track visitor behavior/activity by attributing it to their IP address of computer or device that is being accessed. This helps us gather data to improve our site performance, visitor experience and visitor preferences. For more information about Google Analytics privacy and data sharing policy here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

HubSpot (https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy?_ga=2.65568942.1045674010.1526952006-764415623.1526952006) tracks our subscribers and customers through contact forms and gated assets.

8.Minors and Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. Our services are not directed to children under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 18 without obtaining parental consent. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not sign up for anything on our website at any time or in any manner. If we learn that Personal Data has been collected from persons under 18 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under 18 years of age has provided personal information or believe we have gathered personal information, then you may alert us at [email protected] and request that we delete that child’s Personal Information from our systems.

9.Data Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Information and Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in our possession. This includes, for example; firewalls, password protection and other access and authentication controls. We use SSL technology to encrypt data during transmission through public internet, and we also employ application-layer security features to further anonymize Personal Data.

 

However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your Personal Data has been compromised, please contact us at [email protected] section.

If we learn of a security systems breach, we will inform you and the authorities of the occurrence of the breach in accordance with applicable law.

10.Data Retention

We only retain the Personal Data collected from a visitor for as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law.

11.Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third-party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

12.Data Controller and Data Processor

The data controller of this website is: BRODY Communication dba. BRODY Professional Development / BRODYpro, 115 West Avenue, Suite 114, Jenkintown, PA 19046, US.

Our data protection officer is Justin and can be reached at [email protected]

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, BRODYpro does not independently cause Client Data containing Personal Information stored in connection with the Services to be transferred or otherwise made available to third parties, except to third party subcontractors who may process such data on behalf of BRODYpro in connection with BRODYpro provision of Services to Clients. Such actions are performed or authorized only by the applicable Client or User.

13.Changes and Updates to this Policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Your continued use of the Service after the revised Policy has become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of the Policy.

14.How to Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions or comments about this Policy, your Personal Data, our use and disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at [email protected]

OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

To prevent any unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the correct use of personal information, we have instituted policies and procedures, including the use of encryption and security software SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and strong security methods, to safeguard and secure any information we may collect from you.  We do not sell, share or otherwise disclose your personal information with any third parties other than that which is required solely to process your transaction.  We will not disclose your personal information to any State institutions or authorities except as required by law.

HOW TO ACCESS OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION

Visitors to this site may access personal or contact information that we may maintain about them.  In order to obtain this personal or contact information or find out if we hold any information about you, please e-mail us at [email protected].  Visitors to this site may correct any personal or contact information that we may maintain about them that is inaccurate.  To request a correction, please e-mail us at [email protected].

PRICING AND BILLING

Payment for products and/or services is due upon purchase.  Prices may be subject to change.  BRODYpro does not offer a price guarantee. You agree to pay for what you select at the price displayed at the time you place your order, plus applicable shipping/handling charges and any applicable taxes that BRODYpro is legally obligated to collect.  Prices do not include the costs for the download of services.  Such costs including, but not limited to, internet charges are the direct responsibility of the customer.

Discount codes are not transferable. BRODYpro, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to decline to apply a discount code at any time, for any reason whatsoever.

BRODYpro accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

MISCELLANEOUS

Should BRODYpro waive a breach of any portion of these Terms of Use, this should not be considered as a waiver of any other breach of the same provision or any other part of these Terms of Use.In the event that any one or more of the provisions contained herein shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions of these Terms of Use, and these Terms of Use shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provisions had never been contained herein.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, as if performed wholly within the state and without regard to its conflicts of law’s provisions.  You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue.

UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY. Brody Communications dba. BRODY Professional Development (“BRODYpro”) or our employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new or improved services or products, enhancements, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not submit any unsolicited ideas, suggestions or other works (“submissions”) in any form to BRODYpro or our employees. The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes if BRODYpro work might seem similar to ideas submitted to us. If you still send us ideas even though we have asked you not to, the following terms shall apply to your submissions.

TERMS OF IDEA SUBMISSIONS

In sending BRODYpro any Submissions, you agree that: (1) the submission and its contents automatically become the property of BRODYpro, without any compensation to you; (2) BRODYpro may use or redistribute the submissions and their contents for any purpose and in any way; (3) there is no obligation for BRODYpro to review the submission; and (4) there is no obligation to keep any submissions confidential.

FEEDBACK

We do welcome your feedback regarding our services. If you want to send us your feedback, and we hope you do, you can reach us at [email protected]. Please provide only specific feedback on our existing products and services. This information will be used by BRODYpro in an unrestricted manner to help us help you.

CONTACT US

If you should have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, you may contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

© 2018 BRODYpro.  All rights reserved.

Last update: July 10, 2018