Privacy Policy

1st Georgia Insurance School is committed to protecting your privacy.
This privacy policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information we receive from users of this site.  'Personally identifiable information' (PII), as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.  Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.  Continued use of this site confirms your agreement to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use of Personal Data

While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain Personally Identifiable Information that can be used to contact or identify you.  Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, and license number.
We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information from visitors to the website.
We use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, take an exam, or complete a course.  This allows us to:
o   Process your transactions
o   Report course completion information to regulatory agencies or entities contracted with or cooperating with these agencies to ensure compliance with certification requirements
o   Provide information via email about new products or services that might interest you

Protection of your information

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for malware for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your use of our website as safe as possible. 
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.  In addition, all sensitive/credit card information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order, enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All credit card transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Anonymous information

Like many site operators, we collect information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, the pages of our site you visit, the time and date of your visit, and the time spent on those pages.
This data is not linked to your personally identifiable information.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.  For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.  We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We use cookies to:
o   Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart
o   Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.  We may also use trusted third party services, such as Google Analytics, that collects, monitors and analyzes this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.  You do this through your browser settings.  Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies, some features may be disabled.  This should not affect your site experience and you should still be able to use the website functions.

Third party disclosure and links

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website at this stage, but may do so in the future.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe.  Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will notify users of the website via email within seven business days should a data breach occur.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of December 2015 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this website.
We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically.  Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this website will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.