We use your personally identifiable information collected from you to perform the services you have requested and for marketing purposes. We use such information to improve our service, and for marketing and industry reporting purposes. Once this information is received, reasonable and legally required measures are maintained throughout processing to guard the privacy and security of your personal information. For internal purposes, we use this information to communicate with users and provide requested services. We also use your personal information to provide a more personalized experience on our Sites.
We use credit card information solely to collect payment for services requested/provided. Credit card payments are processed by an authorized, secured third party and we do not retain your personal card information.
Within some of our Sites, we provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used by such parties to send you unsolicited messages. You should exercise caution when deciding whether to disclose your personal information in such a manner. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums nor the communications or acts of third parties who use or view information you have disclosed in such forums. We may maintain your personal data for the length of time required to perform the processing which you consented to when you provided your information.
We use non-personal data collected through your use of our Sites to administer our Sites, to perform troubleshooting and help improve the quality and design of our services. We also use non-personal data to analyze trends and statistics, protect the security of our Sites and evaluate our services. Non-personal data (such as demographic and past transaction information) may be combined with your personally identifiable information from our records and other sources.
For both domestic and international applicants, if you receive a specific email from NASBA regarding special offers, products, conferences or other communications, and no longer want to receive these types of emails from us, please click the “opt out” link located at the bottom of the NASBA email that was sent to you. You may also send an email marked "remove from email list" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once this information is shared with our Communications Department and NASBA has finished processing your request, we will make reasonable efforts to remove personally identifiable information from our databases. Please note that while you will no longer receive communications from NASBA, you may still receive emails containing important or relevant information specific to your individual account.
Sharing of information collected
NASBA reserves the right to disclose to third parties information about usage of our Sites and any related services for purposes including performing services for us with respect to our Sites as well as our existing and prospective business partners.
Disclosure of personal information:
We may disclose personal information collected about you to third parties that we have contracted to assist us. Third parties may be contracted to review personal information available online, to assist NASBA to better provide you with services and information.
We may contract with service providers to facilitate our services, to provide services on our behalf, or to perform services that assist us in analyzing how our services are used. These third parties have access to your personally identifiable information; however, they are bound by law or contract to protect your personal information, and can only use your information according to our instruction, in connection with the services performed for us, and not for their own benefit. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Please note that we may also use and disclose information about you that is not personally identifiable. For example, we may publish reports that contain aggregated and statistical data about our candidates or website visitors. These reports do not contain any information that would enable the recipient to contact, locate or identify you.
We may also share your personal information with our third-party partners who may send you information about products and/or services that may be of interest to you.
In addition, as required by law, we may disclose personal information about you in the following circumstances:
- To comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; and
- In special cases, such as to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, to protect and defend our rights and property, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our sites, to protect against potential threats to the physical safety or property of any person.
* Please note that we may not provide you with notice prior to disclosure in such cases.
Also, our parent, subsidiary and affiliate companies, entities into which our company may be merged, or entities to which any of our assets, products, sites or operations may be transferred, will be able to use personal information we collect and may be one of the transferred business assets.
Users should also be aware that courts of equity, such as U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, may have the authority under certain circumstances to permit personal information to be shared or transferred to third parties without permission. We may share aggregate information, which is not personally identifiable, with others.
Notice to non-U.S. users:
If you are located outside the United States and are visiting the Sites, you should be aware that your personal information will be transferred to the United States, the laws of which may be deemed by your country to have inadequate data protection. If you are located in a country outside the United States and voluntarily submit personal information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States.
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