Privacy Policy

The Marketplace Institute

Privacy Policy

Effective date: August 09, 2019

 

The Marketplace Institute PRIVACY POLICY

Effective date: August 09, 2019

 

Bobsled Marketing LLC ("us", "we", or "our") operates the themarketplaceinstitute.com website (the "Service").

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. 

 

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from themarketplaceinstitute.com

 

BY VISITING THEMARKETPLACEINSTITUTE.COM, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

Overview

 

The Marketplace Institute (“Company”) is committed to protecting your privacy online.  This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website at themarketplaceinstitute.com (the “Site”).

 

Visitors and any users of the site are referred to as “user”, “you” and “your” and Company is referred to as “we,” “us,” and “our.”  Accessing this Site constitutes a use of the Site and an acceptance to our Privacy Policy.

 

On the Site, we provide information on selling, promoting, and advertising on Amazon.com (the “Services”).   This Site and the information contained herein are not in any way affiliated with or endorsed by Amazon® or amazon.com.

 

Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all online Services provided by Company, is subject to the following Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers and all other users of the Site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.

 

Information Collection And Use

 

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you. This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us.  All parties will keep your information confidential and will never be shared with unrelated third parties.

 

We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

We may record information relating to your use of the Site in order to help administer the Site and personalize your experience by improving customer service.

 

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

 

How The Marketplace Institute collects your information? 

 

1. Registration. Prior to using one or more of theThe Marketplace Institute Services, The Marketplace Institute may require you to provide us with certain Personal Information and Non-Personal Information to create an account (“Account”) or to enable features or functionality of the The Marketplace Institute Services.

 

2. Users. The Marketplace Institute may gather Personal Information about organizational representatives via various methods (phone, email, online forms, in-person meetings) but only if such Personal Information is submitted voluntarily. The Marketplace Institute may use such Personal Information for sales, marketing, and support of the The Marketplace Institute Services. This Personal Information is never shared with third parties other than Third Party Service Providers utilized by a User in connection with The Marketplace Institute Services.

 

3. User communications. When you send email or other communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve the The Marketplace Institute Services.

 

4. Payment Information. When creating an Account, for certain The Marketplace Institute Services, or when you make online purchases, you may be asked to provide information, which may include your payment instrument number (e.g., credit card), your name and billing address, and the security code associated with your payment instrument (e.g., the CSV) and other financial data (“Payment Information”). We use Payment Information to complete transactions, as well as for the detection and prevention of fraud. When you provide Payment Information while authenticated, we will store that data to help you complete future transactions without your having to provide the information again. We do not, however, retain the security code associated with your payment instrument (e.g., the CSV) in this manner. To remove or modify Payment Information, please contact us. After you close your account or remove Payment Information, however, we may retain your Payment Information for as long as reasonably necessary to complete your existing transaction and for the detection and prevention.

5. Information Collected Through Technology. The Marketplace Institute automatically collects and receives certain information from your computer or mobile device, including the activities you perform on the The Marketplace Institute Site, the The Marketplace Institute Services, the type of hardware and software you are using (for example, your operating system or browser), and information obtained from cookies (see below). If you have an Account, we may link this Non-Personal Information to your Account to better understand your needs and the needs of Users in the aggregate, diagnose problems, analyze trends, provide services, improve the features and usability of the The Marketplace Institute Services, and better understand and market to our customers and Users.

 

6. We use technology to automatically gather information by the following methods:

 

- Cookies. The Marketplace Institute uses cookies on the The Marketplace Institute Site and other aspects of the The Marketplace Institute Services. Cookies, including local shared objects, are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive which work by assigning to your computer a unique number that has no meaning outside of the The Marketplace Institute Services. Cookies do not generally contain any Personal Information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually configure your browser to prevent this. Not accepting cookies may make certain features of the The Marketplace Institute Services unavailable to you.

 

Examples of Cookies we use:

 

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes. 

 

- IP Address. You may visit some areas of the The Marketplace Institute anonymously without the need to become a registered User. Even in such cases, The Marketplace Institute may collect IP addresses automatically. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you begin services with an Internet services provider. Each time you access the The Marketplace Institute and each time you request one of the pages of The Marketplace Institute Site, the server logs your IP address.

- Web Beacons. Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in web pages and emails. The Marketplace Institute may use these technical methods in HTML emails that The Marketplace Institute sends to Users to determine whether they have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form that is Personal Information.

 

- Tracking Content Usage. If you use the The Marketplace Institute Services and you post audio visual materials including, without limitation, videos, links, logos, artwork, graphics, pictures, advertisements, sound and other related intellectual property contained in such materials (collectively, “Content”) to your website or to a third party website, The Marketplace Institute tracks and captures Non-Personal Information associated with User accounts and the use of Content by those that access your Content.

 

Types of Data Collected

 

Personal Information

 

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

 

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Phone number

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

 

Personal Information means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable individual is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual. The Marketplace Institute may collect Personal Information when you use the The Marketplace Institute Properties including, without limitation, setting up account information, filling out surveys, corresponding with The Marketplace Institute, or otherwise volunteering information about yourself.

 

Non-personal Information

 

Non-Personal Information refers to information that, by itself, does not identify you as a specific individual (e.g. demographic information or website visitations). The Marketplace Institute may collect Non-Personal Information through any of the methods discussed above as well as automatically through use of industry standard technologies described further below.

 

Use of Data

 

The Marketplace Institute uses the collected data for various purposes:

 

  • To provide and maintain the Service

  • To notify you about changes to our Service

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so

  • To provide customer care and support

  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service

  • To monitor the usage of the Service

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

 

We may use such information in the following ways:

 

  • To personalize the user's experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.

  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

  • To quickly process your transactions.

  • To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

  • communicating with you generally;

  • To process your purchases;

  • To process and keep track of transactions and reporting back to you;

  • To protect against fraud or error;

  • To provide information or services requested by you;

  • To administer and manage the Marketplace Institute Services and our business operations;

  • To perform statistical analyses of your behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of the The Marketplace Institute Site;

  • To comply with legal and governmental requirements; and/or

  • To fulfil any other purpose that would be reasonably apparent to the average person at the time that we collect it.



How do we protect visitor information?

 

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

 

We use regular Malware Scanning.

 

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 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 transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

 

Transfer Of Data

 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

 

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

 

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency)..

 

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

 

The Marketplace Institute will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

 

Disclosure Of Data

 

Legal Requirements

The Marketplace Institute may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

 

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of The Marketplace Institute

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

 

Security Of Data

 

The security of your 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.

 

All of our employees, contractors and agents who access Personal Information are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution or unauthorized use or disclosure of Personal Information.

 

We do our best to protect your information for any unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure.  However, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share could be accessed or tampered with by a third party.  You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.  You agree to notify us for any breach of security or unauthorized use of your information.

 

Service Providers

 

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

 

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

 

Analytics

 

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

 

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

 

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/



Links To Other Sites

 

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

 

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

You acknowledge and accept that we are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

 

Children's Privacy

 

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

 

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years old or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us at help@themarketplaceinstitute.com . If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

 

Information Regarding Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your personal information.

 

Our legal basis for collecting and using your personal information, as described in this Privacy Policy, depends on the information we collect and the specific context in which we collect it. We may process your personal information because:

 

  • We need to perform a contract with you, such as when you create a Policy with us

  • You have given us permission to do so

  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights

  • For payment processing purposes

  • To comply with the law

 

You have certain data protection rights. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

 

  • The right to access, update or delete the personal information we have on you

  • The right of rectification

  • The right to object

  • The right of restriction

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to withdraw consent

  • Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

 

If you are a resident of the European Union, and you believe that our processing of your Personal Information is inconsistent with your data protection rights under the GDPR and we have not adequately addressed your concerns,you have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

 

Payments processors

 

We provide paid products and/or services on our Website. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

 

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council.

 

Changes To This Privacy Policy

 

You acknowledge and agree that you have reviewed this Site and this Privacy Policy and that you will continue to review to be aware of any modifications.  Any changes to this Policy will be updated on this page.

 

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

 

Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

 

By email: help@themarketplaceinstitute.com 

 

By visiting the Contact Page the website