Your privacy is important to us. We conduct regular assessment reviews and abide by rigorous privacy standards to ensure personal information we collect, use and share is protected. This Policy describes how Fort Pierce Training Center, and our affiliates manage personal information about you when you interact with us online through our websites, event registration sites, mobile applications and social sites (“Sites”) through your computer, smartphone, tablet or other mobile devices (“computer or mobile devices”).
This Policy Describes
• How we collect personal information when you visit, use or interact with us online, and through our ads displayed through online services operated by us or non-affiliated third parties
• How we may use or share personal information collected to deliver products and services to you and for advertising or event management purposes
The term “FPTC” “we”, “us” or “our” in this Notice refers to Fort Pierce Training Center, affiliates or subsidiaries that are linked to or referenced this Notice.
By using our Sites, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Notice. We work with third party providers who are contractually obligated to comply with our policies to protect information. However, if you visit or access one of these third-party provider sites or mobile apps, please review their online privacy practices or mobile app to understand the specifics of how your online personal information may be collected, used, and shared.
This policy is relevant to any individual, particularly our student, who discloses personal information to the FPTC, whether they are a part of the FPTC or any member of the public worldwide.
If you do not agree with any part of this policy, we recommend that you do not provide your personal data or information to us. However, our ability to provide services to you may be affected if you do not provide us with your personal information, or if you withdraw any consent, we are legally required to have in order to process the personal information you have given us.
This policy applies to all members of the FPTC who access, use, or deal with personal information or handle questions or complaints about personal information, in the course of their FPTC-related activities.
Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not, and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not, or as otherwise defined by applicable data protection laws
sensitive information any personal information that is about a person’s
a. health, health treatment, or other medical needs
b. race, ethnicity or religion
c. professional or political affiliations and memberships
d. criminal record e. sexuality
f. disability status
g. religious or philosophical beliefs
h. trade union membership, or
i. genetic or biometric data.
Center Environment For the purposes of this policy, Center Environment includes:
a. students who enrolled at Fort Pierce Training Center
c. contractors and consultants performing work at the FPTC-owned places or on behalf of the FPTC
d. any volunteer in the workplace and study environment.
we (us, our, ours) Fort Pierce Training Center
you (your, yours) Any individual who discloses personal information to the FPTC
Our Online Privacy Practices
We are committed to transparency about your personal information. We ask for your consent when required, otherwise by using our Site, you consent to the collection, use and sharing of your personal information subject to and consistent with applicable laws and other notices you may have received based on your relationship with us.
Linking to Other Sites
We may provide links to non-affiliated third-party sites, such as credit bureaus, service providers or merchants. If you follow links to sites not affiliated with or controlled by Fort Pierce Training Center, you should review their privacy and security policies and other terms and conditions, as they may be different from those of our Sites. Fort Pierce Training Center does not guarantee and is not responsible for the privacy or security of these sites, including the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of their information.
Protecting Your Personal Information
To protect personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with applicable federal and state laws. These measures may include device safeguards and secured files and buildings as well as oversight of our third-party providers to ensure personal information remains confidential and secure. In the event of a data breach, we provide timely notification, in accordance with applicable laws.
All decisions involving personal information should be based on accurate and timely information. While we will do our best to base our decisions on accurate information, we rely on our clients to disclose all material information and to inform us of any relevant changes. We will make reasonable efforts to keep your information accurate and up to date, based upon satisfactory evidence provided by you and to the extent updated information is relevant to the purpose for which it was originally collected.
How do we collect personal information online?
• Apply for enrollment
• Register for our service, or request information about a the service
• Register as a participant in one of our events
• Complete a survey, contest or sweepstakes or other promotion
We may use third party providers to process personal information for business purposes on our behalf. Third party providers are contractually obligated to comply with our policies to protect information we share with them, or they collect on our behalf.
The personal information we collect is limited to what is required to provide our products or services and to support legal and risk requirements. For additional information, please review the How do we use your personal information section of this Notice.
Personal Information We Collect
General Data: The use of our services will automatically create information that will be collected. For example, when you use our Services, your geographic location, how you use the Services, information about the type of device you use, your Open Device Identification Number, date/time stamps for your visit, your unique device identifier, your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, and domain name are all collected. This information is generally used to help us deliver the most relevant information to you and administer and improve the Site.
Log Files: As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to maintain and improve the performance of the Services.
Location Information: If you have enabled location services on your mobile device, we may collect your location information to improve the Services we offer. If you do not want this information collected, you can disable location services on your device.
Cookies: “Cookies” are small pieces of information (text files) that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the website. These text files can be used by websites to make the users experience more efficient. The law states that we can store these cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission. To that end, this site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages. We and some third parties may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Services and to market the Services or other products. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
Use of Your Personal information
In general, personal information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, aid us in serving you better, or market our Services. We use your personal information in the following ways:
● Operate, maintain, and improve our site(s), products, and services.
● Respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
● Link or combine user information with other personal information we get from third parties, to help understand your needs and provide you with better service.
● Develop, improve, and deliver marketing and advertising for the services.
● Provide and deliver products and services you request.
● Identify you as a user in our system.
We may store and process your personal information on servers located in both the United States and Europe. We may also create anonymous data records from your personal information by completely excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this anonymous data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Site functionality. We reserve the right to use anonymous data for any purpose and disclose anonymous data to third parties at our sole discretion.
We may receive testimonials and comments from users who have had positive experiences with our Services. We may publish such content. When we publish this content, we may identify our users by their first and last name. We obtain the user's consent prior to posting this information along with the testimonial. We retain personal information for a period of time as required by laws and regulations and the necessary business purpose. We securely delete personal information as soon as legally permitted.
With whom do we disclose your personal information?
Third Parties Designated by You: When you use the Services, the personal information you provide will be shared with the third parties that you authorize to receive such information.
Third Party Service Providers: We may share your personal information with third party service providers to: provide you with the Services that we offer you through our Services; conduct quality assurance testing; to provide technical support; market the Services; and/or to provide other services to us.
Information We Share: We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual without restriction. In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:
● To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information, or with your consent.
● To third parties designated by you.
● With our subsidiaries and affiliates.
● To third parties to process payments made through the services.
● With contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business.
● To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about users is among the assets transferred; and
Your Choices Regarding Information
Cookies: If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept cookies from our Services for any of the purposes described above, then you can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. Consult your browser’s technical information. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Services or all functionality of the Services. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify cookies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to limit sharing
You have choices regarding the sharing of some personal information. Where appropriate, we will limit sharing of your personal information based on your privacy choices.
Third Party Data Sharing
Some companies may offer aggregation websites and services that allow you to share your data with them in order to consolidate your account information from different sources (such as your accounts with us or with other financial institutions) so that you can view it in one location or perform actions related to your accounts using their services. To do this, a third party may request you to authorize access to your Fort Pierce Training Center accounts by providing your Fort Pierce Training Center username and password or by providing your information-sharing consent directly to Fort Pierce Training Center.
• The third party may access, on your behalf, information about yourself, your Fort Pierce Training Center relationship, and your accounts at Fort Pierce Training Center.
• You should use caution and ensure that the third party has appropriate policies and practices to protect the privacy and security of any personal information you provide or to which they are gaining access.
• Use of your information by the third party is governed by your agreement with them, not by Fort Pierce Training Center.
• We are not responsible for the use or disclosure of any personal information accessed by any company or person to whom you provide your username and password.
• If you share your Fort Pierce Training Center username and password or other information about your accounts with others, we will consider that you have authorized any transaction or action initiated by using the access information you provide.
• If you decide to revoke the authority you have given to a third party, we strongly recommend that you change your Fort Pierce Training Center password to ensure that the third party cannot continue to access your account.
Fort Pierce Training Center engages with customers on social media platforms such as Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube® and LinkedIn®.
We may allow social share buttons on our sites that enable users to easily share information on social media platforms. The non-affiliated third parties that own these widgets may have access to information about your browsing on pages of our Sites where these widgets are placed.
Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 18. If a child under 18 submits personal information to us and we learn that this is the case, we will take steps to remove the personal information from our databases. If you believe that we might have any personal information from a child under 18, please contact us at email@example.com
Special Data Information for European Union Residents
a. In addition to the protections given to you under this policy, if you are an individual located in the European Union (EU) (including the European Economic Area (EEA) and we offer or provide our products or services to you, your personal information will be subject to Regulation EU (2016/679) – General Data Protection Regulation and the following provisions apply.
b. Fort Pierce Training Center is the data controller for the purposes of processing your personal information.
c. Our Privacy Officer is our Data Protection Officer for the purposes of the GDPR.
d. Legal grounds for processing: We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information:
i. contract performance – we may collect and process your personal information to enter into a contract with you or to perform our obligations under a contract to which you are a party
ii. if it is necessary to pursue our legitimate interests and does not override your rights and interests – this is the usual basis on which we carry out our business for the purposes set out above and includes when we carry out research, conduct direct marketing or otherwise communicate with you
iii. with your consent – where required, we will only use your personal information for the purposes for which you have given your valid or explicit consent. For instance, we need your consent to collect and use your sensitive information or to send you direct marketing, and
iv. to comply with laws that apply to us including exercising our rights – we may use and process your personal information where we are legally required to do so.
e. Transfer of information outside Europe: If we or our service providers or one of our controlled entities transfers your personal data outside the European Union or onwards to a third country from the United States, we will ensure that it is protected and transferred in a manner consistent with the GDPR.
f. Time we retain your personal information for: We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide our services and products that you have requested, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our rights and policies.
g. Your additional rights and choices: In addition to the above, an individual located in the European Union has the following rights:
i. Erasure: You can ask us to erase your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances such as if you withdraw your consent and we otherwise have no legal reason to retain it.
ii. Restrictions of processing: You can object to, and ask us to restrict, our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as while we verify your assertion the information is inaccurate or if we are processing your information for our legitimate interests or for direct marketing purposes (we may be legally entitled to refuse that request).
iii. Data portability: You can, in some circumstances such as where we are processing your information with your consent, receive some personal information you have given us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or ask us to transmit it to someone else if technically possible feasible.
iv. Right to object: You can withdraw your consent (but we may be able to continue processing without your consent if there is another legitimate reason to do so).
v. Right to complain: You can lodge a complaint with the relevant European data protection authority if you think that any of your rights have been infringed by us.
vi. Consent: We seek and confirm your consent to use your personal information at the time of collection or in advance. We will endeavor to employ clear, understandable language when we obtain your consent. Consent may be expressed in writing, and in some cases, you may provide it verbally or electronically. Written consent includes completing and signing a consent form. The choice to provide us with personal information is always yours. Upon request, we will explain your options of refusing.
If we refuse any request you make in relation to your personal information rights, we will write to you to explain why and how you can make a complaint about our decision.
Comments, Questions or Feedbacks
If you have a question or complaint about how we have handled your personal information, you can raise it with us at any time by:
E-mailing classes at firstname.lastname@example.org
writing to us via post to:
Fort Pierce Training Center
805 Virginia Ave Suite 1,
Fort Pierce, Florida
We take all questions and complaints seriously and will acknowledge receipt of your question or complaint, in writing, within 5 working days and will investigate and respond to you within 5 days.
Changes to this Policy
This Policy may be amended in light of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices, and changes in the business environment. The most up-to-date version of this policy is always posted on our website.