Privacy Policy

Action Learning Systems, Inc. (ALS) owns and operates this website.

 

Our corporate mailing address is 222 E. Glenarm St. Ste B1, Pasadena CA 91106

 

Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, ALS provides this notice explaining how your information is collected and used. This notice applies to all information collected from or submitted through our web site at www.actionlearningsystems.com (the “Site”).

 

This privacy policy only applies to transactions and activities in which you participate and data is gathered on the Site and does not apply to any other web site or off-line point of contact between ALS and any other company. Please review this privacy policy periodically as we may modify it from time to time. This privacy policy was last revised on November 2, 2010. Each time you visit the Site or provide us with information, by doing so you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy at that time. By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of information in the manner described below.

 

IP Address
Like most e-commerce websites, each time you visit the Site, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimize the Site for you and to diagnose problems with our Site, ALS may occasionally obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access our web site. IP addresses and browser and session information may be used for various purposes, including to:

  • Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
  • Estimate the total number of users visiting the ALS web site from specific geographical regions.
  • Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services, or resources that we offer.
  • Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.

 

Cookies
ALS uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record session information about your activity on the Site, and enhance your experience on the Site. We also use cookies to save other personal and financial information to make purchases on the site. There are no third party advertisements on the Site.

 

If you wish to disable cookies, the "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how. However, if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set—each browser is different, so check the "help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Information Collection
We collect and use information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.

 

We may also collect information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners. This information might include information necessary to process payments due to us from you such as your credit card number.

 

We automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.

Information Use, Sharing, and Disclosure
ALS does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of this web site with others except as described in this policy. We do not share your information with unrelated third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

 

ALS may use or share your personal information where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction, to operate or improve ALS and related products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or to tell you of ALS products and services that we think may be of interest.

 

ALS does or may share personally identifiable information about you under the following circumstances:

  • We may share your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights, or defend against legal claims if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or appropriate.
  • We may share your personal information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.
  • As we continue to develop our business, we might also buy or sell all or part of our business. In such transactions, personally identifiable information you have shared with us is generally one of the business assets that will be transferred. The transferred personally identifiable information will remain subject to the promises made in this privacy policy or subsequent policies to which you have consented.

Information Other Web Sites Collect From You
On the Site, we place links to other web sites operated by other parties. Some of these other web sites may contain our trademarks and other intellectual property that we own; others do not. When you click on these links and visit these other web sites, regardless of whether they contain our trademarks and other intellectual property, be aware that we do not control these other web sites or these other web sites’ business practices, and that this privacy policy does not apply to these other web sites. Consequently, the operators of these other web sites may collect different kinds of information about you and may use and disclose that information in different ways than we would if it were collected on the Site. We encourage you to review their privacy policies and remind you that we will not be responsible for their actions.

How We Use Personal Information
ALS does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.
  • To process transactions on the Site, we may share your information with our agents, representatives, contractors, and service providers so they can provide us with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions. We require these entities not to use your information for any other purpose.
  • Your information may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer of ownership or assets, or a bankruptcy, of ALS. We may also disclose specific information when we determine that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law, to cooperate with law enforcement, or to protect the interests or safety of www.actionlearningsystems.com or other visitors to the Site.
  • Any third party with whom we are allowed to share your information is authorized to use your information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Those who contact you will need to be instructed directly by you regarding your preferences for the use of your information by them.

 

Financial Information
By making a purchase or engaging in any other kind of transaction that uses financial information on the Site, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine is necessary to process your transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process the transaction. Any of these various third parties are authorized to use your financial information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control, and we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions.

Links
This Site contains links to other sites. ALS is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on www.actionlearningsystems.com.

Confidentiality and Security
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make every effort to ensure security on our systems. We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you. ALS uses industry standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.

 

If ALS learns of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this web site or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. ALS may post a notice on this web site if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the ALS web site. ALS may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. 

 

Opt Out
Individuals who have supplied us with information may opt out of receiving e-mail, postal, or telephone communications from ALS by e-mailing us at info@actionlearningsystems.com or writing to us at the above address, Attention: Customer Service.

 

Contact Us
If you have comments regarding our privacy policy or are concerned about how your information is used, please contact us by sending an e-mail to info@actionlearningsystems.com or writing to the above address. Alternatively, we can be reached by telephone at (626) 744-5344.