"Personal Information" means personally identifiable information and includes, for example, your name; street address; e-mail address; SMS or text message address; phone number; credit card and other payment information; information regarding your academic and extracurricular activities and interests that may identify you; and other information that may identify you as an individual or allow online contact with you.
We may from time to time ask you for personal information, and we may collect certain information from you each time you register for our test preparation classes (either directly via the website or through our centers), sign up for email newsletters, enter a contest, register for site membership, participate in surveys, or to otherwise communicate with us. Several of the services that we offer, including but not limited to Test Preparation, Seminars, Counseling – VISA, Admissions, etc. require registration as a condition of use; when you register via our website, you are no longer anonymous.
We may also receive personal information about you from third parties with whom we have a business relationship, including our organizational customers, franchisees, etc.
Mcmasters Academy websites are not intended for use by children, especially those under 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums, and chats. Minors under the age of 18 are prohibited from making purchases, including subscriptions, on our sites.
If your child discloses information about himself/herself in our public discussion areas, he/she may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you should tell him/her not to do so.
Mcmasters Academy is not responsible for the information you volunteer about yourself in the course of discussions in our forums, chat rooms, or other forms of publicly accessible interaction or information that you choose to make public in your member profile. As a member, you can view, correct or change your publicly available information at any time via your member profile page. To view or change your profile, please follow the link for the site from which you registered.
STATISTICAL REPORTS AND ANALYSIS, Naturally, the aggregate statistics that describe our print and online audience, which is often based on the information you provide when you subscribe, register, or browse our sites, help us sell advertising and otherwise publicize Mcmasters Academy and its brands. The information we share under these circumstances does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual reader or user unless the individual has given us permission to share that information.
We may share your Personal Information with our service providers, including those who help deliver our products and services, help us process transactions, such as charging your credit card when you make purchases, help us market our products and services, and otherwise help us operate our business. These third parties are not authorized by us to use your Personal Information except in connection with providing services to us.
We may share your Personal Information with our franchisees in your location who may market their products and services to you.
We make email and postal lists of our customers available on a rental, i.e., temporary, defined, basis, to carefully screened providers of quality goods and services. Many customers appreciate the offerings they receive, but here’s what to do if you don’t wish for us to share this information:
Any mailing sent to our lists is carefully reviewed before it is sent, and when we rent our mailing lists, we monitor them to ensure they are used only for the approved purpose. Because of the difficulty inherent in tracking their use, we do not provide email address lists to third parties except for service purposes such as deployment or suppression, as described below.
Mcmasters Academy Magazines, Seminars, Events, Sites and Other Publications and Services: As a Mcmasters Academy customer you can also expect to receive relevant email and postal offers for Mcmasters Academy. publications, seminars, events, websites and other services. If you would prefer not to receive such mailings in the future, you can change your preference via the links in the previous section (“Mailing Lists”).
You have the right to “opt in” and “opt out” of certain uses of your Personal Information by us. For example, you may elect not to receive promotional correspondence from us. You may make this request by clicking unsubscribe or replying back to the original email.