Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it.
Consent to obtain, use and share your information
- For the purpose of validating your identity and reviewing and verifying your application for the purchase of further educational products and services, now and from time-to-time in the future, you agree we may obtain, use, retain, and share Information about you with the following: you, third-party partners within our industry and other suppliers of auxiliary services such as shipping.
- You certify that all information provided to us in your application is true, complete and accurate.
Access to your personal information is strictly limited to those employees of LINKS Institute who need to have access to it to fulfil their duties.
Contact and Application Forms
We may use your personal information to provide products and services to you, and to provide you with updates and information regarding products and services that we have to offer and which we believe will be of interest to you.
Should you not wish to receive written or electronic communications that relate to promotions , services or products from LINKS Institute, you can remove your email address from our mailing list by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of emails we send out to you.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell your personal information to third parties. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
If LINKS Institute is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We may also disclose your personal information where we are required or permitted by law to do so.
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.
If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before We collect and use that information.