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The Basics

We do not collect or ask for any personal information from you unless we truly require it.

What information do we collect when you Sign Up via Google or Facebook?

  • When you sign up or login via Google, all we collect from Google is your email address.
  • When you sign up or login via Facebook, all we collect is your first and last name, and email address.

We do not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.

Our Privacy Policy outlined below has been adapted from a privacy policy graciously available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license by Automattic.com)

Connected Dots Online Inc. (“Connected Dots Online”) operates a website connecteddots.co. It is Connected Dots Online's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Connected Dots Online collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Connected Dots Online’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Connected Dots Online’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Connected Dots Online may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Connected Dots Online also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Connected Dots Online only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below. The IP addresses of users that use the Facebook Comments Plugin on the Connected Dots Online web site may also be visible to administrators of Facebook's web-site.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Connected Dots Online’s websites choose to interact with Connected Dots Online in ways that require Connected Dots Online to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Connected Dots Online gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at connecteddots.co to provide a first name, last name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Connected Dots Online – by purchasing courses, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Connected Dots Online collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Connected Dots Online. Connected Dots Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Connected Dots Online may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Connected Dots Online may monitor the most popular courses on its web-site. Connected Dots Online may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Connected Dots Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Connected Dots Online discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Connected Dots Online’s behalf or to provide services available at Connected Dots Online’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Connected Dots Online’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Connected Dots Online will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Connected Dots Online discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Connected Dots Online believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Connected Dots Online, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Connected Dots Online website and have supplied your email address, Connected Dots Online may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Connected Dots Online and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Connected Dots Online takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Connected Dots Online may use cookies to help Connected Dots Online identify and track visitors, their usage of Connected Dots Online website, and their website access preferences. Connected Dots Online visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Connected Dots Online’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Connected Dots Online’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Connected Dots Online may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Connected Dots Online’s sole discretion. Connected Dots Online encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change log:

  • August 2, 2015: Initial Draft
  • May 18, 2018: Updated Business Name