We are committed to protecting your privacy online. While using our website, you do not have to identify yourself or divulge personal information. If you should choose to give us your personal information, you decide the amount of information you wish to provide. Our web site is owned and operated by What's the Word Digital Marketing Agency. All references to What's the Word, Inc. herein shall be deemed to include the What's the Word Digital Marketing Agency.
- How we protect your information
- How we use your information
- How to contact us about privacy
- How do we protect your information?
I. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
If you choose to receive What's the Word, Inc. information, we will ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including your name, phone number, and email address. We will also ask you to provide certain information about yourself as it pertains to events or services What's the Word, Inc. provides. This is a standard process to ensure we are able to provide a satisfactory experience for you. Your information will not be shared with anyone outside of the What's the Word, Inc. team.
II. HOW WE USE INFORMATION
On forms on the Site we may ask for your name, address, telephone number, email address or other information. We may obtain information about you from outside sources and add it to or combine it with the information we collect through this site. This is necessary to provide you, the user, the specific information pertinent to you and your concerns. We are committed to protecting your privacy online.
We will use your email address to provide you news and information about What's the Word, Inc., events, and seervices of interest. From time to time, we may engage the services of others to perform functions on our behalf, such as credit card processing, shipping, email distribution, live chat and promotions management; we provide these companies with only the information they need to perform their services and require them to limit its use to such purposes. We also may share information whenever required by law, or in response to legal process, or when necessary to protect our rights or the rights of others.
When You Submit Photos: We provide applications where you can submit photographs for others to see. All photos that are posted to www.whatsthewordinc.com or affiliated social media accounts are publicly visible and can be used by What's the Word, Inc.
When you submit Video and Audio footage to the Site: Users of the Site are offered the opportunity to share audio and/or video. In such instances, the usage of material or images submitted is governed by our general Terms of Service, as well as any specific provisions on our Site regarding video.
IP Addresses and Log File Data: We log IP addresses, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the Site. There is no personally identifiable information collected in our log files.
Information on Children: Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.
Parents with questions may email us at email@example.com or call us at 866-343-5433.
GDPR Privacy Notice
Who is collecting data from the What's the Word, Inc. website? What's the Word, Inc. collects data from users with their express consent as a way to communicate, to respond to requests for information and help, and to facilitate communication between our team and yours. Third party processors commissioned by What's the Word, Inc. to aid in the carrying out of requests by users may have access to data in order to fulfill an application or inquiry or for statistical analysis of website function and demographic information.
What data is being collected?: Personally identifiable data is collected with express permission to aid in career and educational communication, application facilitation event registration and updates.
Will the data be shared with any third parties?: Third parties are used to aid in carrying out requests from users. Third party processors are asked to be in compliance with all laws in the US and Canada and within GDPR.
How will the information be used?: Personal identifiable information is used to help users interested in learning more about What's the Word, Inc. and how we can help boost enrollment and improve student retention. This includes What's the Word, Inc. connecting users who have expressly given consent and personal identifiable data to the digital marketing tools providers we are associated with.
How long will the data be stored for?: Personally identifiable information obtained through express consent is stored through a third party processor for email (newsletter) communication until the user chooses to unsubscribe or requests to be unsubscribed.
What rights does the data subject have?: The data subject or user has the right to request their personal identifiable information be removed from the What's the Word, Inc. records and newsletter provider, currently Hubspot. The user has the right for the information requested to be removed within 30 days.
How can the data subject raise a complaint?: The data subject or user can email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask questions, complain, or make suggestions as well as request for removable of personal identifiable information. Emails will be responded to as quickly as possible.
You can also reach us via US Mail at:
P.O. Box 822
Hill City, SD 57745