180 Skills Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how 180 Skills and its agents (“180 Skills”) treat the information you provide to us or that we otherwise collect. This Privacy Policy also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information. “You” refers to the person or entity using the Service. The “Service” is the education and training opportunities provided through any website or application offered by 180 Skills. “Personal Information” includes the information we collect directly from you as well as personal information from Issuers (defined below) and Third-Party Services (defined below).

This Privacy Policy describes our broadest potential use of your Personal Information, although we may actually make far less use. The basis for our processing of your Personal Information is your consent. No law requires you to provide us with your Personal Information. You may withdraw your consent for us to process your Personal Information at any time, but that may preclude you thereafter from using the Website and the Service. We will delete your Personal Information following the withdrawal of your consent, however, such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing prior to withdrawal.

180 Skills collects Personal Information when you choose to submit it through e-mail, an online form, or other method. We also collect information through cookies (see “180 Skills Use of ‘Cookies’ section below for detail).

180 Skills also maintains a log of certain information concerning visitors to our websites, including but not limited to, internet protocol (“IP”) address (a computer’s numerical Internet address), third party websites from which visitors access our website, type of web browsers used, and pages viewed. Such information may be treated as Personal Information.

By your use of the Service you consent to our use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

THE 180 SKILLS SERVICE

The Service is an internet-based, hosted platform designed to deliver online education to individuals, companies, and organizations who subscribe to the service.

We may provide your information to trusted partners who work on behalf of, or with, 180 Skills under confidentiality agreements to help 180 Skills provide the Service. They may also assist 180 Skills in communicating with you about the Service and about offers from 180 Skills and our partners, where you have given us appropriate permissions.

Information about you that you give us

When registering for or using the Service, you may be prompted to give us information about yourself such as your name and email address. When you configure your account settings, you may enter additional information about yourself. You may also select user configuration settings that determine how the Service looks and functions. You may, at times, also send us an e-mail which may contain not only your e-mail address, but other information about you, including home or business addresses, telephone numbers, or account details. The information you give us may also include statements you make on the Service such as testimonials, services reviews, or other statements that may identify you personally.

We will provide you with a user ID (an e-mail address) and account activation e-mail for you to access the Service and create a user “profile” for use as described below. When you first sign onto the Service, you will be presented with your profile, which contains the information supplied to us. You will be able to update or correct any of the contact information in your profile. You may receive certain e-mails relating to your use of the Service. Your contact information is also added to 180 Skills’s directory of current and former users of the Service.

We may use your Personal Information to contact you regarding your use of the Service, for customer support purposes, and to inform you of updates, modifications and other matters relating to the Service, and information about others services that we offer in accordance with your subscription preferences. You may decline to receive mail or e-mail from us that does not relate directly to your access to or use of the Service by selecting the opt-out link contained in any such e-mail or by contacting us at it@180 Skills.com.

180 Skills also will maintain a history of your access to the Service, and certain actions taken by you while accessing the Service, a log of users’ IP addresses, the third-party Website from which users access the Service, the type of web browsers used to access the Service and the browser’s settings that may affect Service performance (collectively, “Usage Log Information”). For purposes of maintaining and enhancing Service performance and security, 180 Skills may use Usage Log Information, information about your browser, and other local computer settings. We also may use Usage Log Information to tailor our communications to you about the Service, and contact you in relation to providing support. We also may aggregate Usage Log Information to create or publish statistical analyses and reports about Service usage. We will not authorize the publication of Personal Information about any user without the prior written consent of such person.

Information about You Received from Mobile Application

When you download and use the Service via our mobile application, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use, operating system version, user identification, and device identifier.

We may send you push notifications. You may turn off push notifications at the device level.

Additional Uses of Service Information

In addition to the uses described above of the information received in connection with your use of the Service, 180 Skills uses and, where specified, shares your information:

To provide support or other services that you have requested, and to respond to your inquiries.

To engage in transactions with you, including contacting you about your account or transactions.

To process transactions, 180 Skills may use financial, credit card and payment information that you provide. 180 Skills may need to share some of this information with suppliers, delivery services, credit card clearing houses and other third parties to complete the transactions.

To notify you of relevant opportunities such as new product releases and service developments, related facts or programming that may be relevant to you.

To provide online forums and social networks. The Service allows users the option to participate in interactive discussions and post comments and other content. Note that any information you share may become publicly accessible.

To improve quality and facilitate use of the Service.
To operate the Service through the assistance of third parties. 180 Skills may use services from third-party service providers, such as hosting services and software developers, in support of its operation of the Service. When doing so, we will take steps to ensure that such service providers implement appropriate privacy and security measures consistent with this Privacy Policy to safeguard against the unauthorized use or disclosure of your information. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

To comply with legal requirements. In addition, we may also disclose information about you as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our rights or protect our operations or users or others investigate fraud, or in response to legal processes or governmental investigations in accordance with our internal policy on access by governmental authorities, or under exigent circumstances in response to a perceived significant threat to a person’s health or property.

GENERAL Location-Based Services

The device you use to access the Website or Service may provide your location to us. This information may be shared where location is relevant to completion of the coursework.

Security

180 Skills takes appropriate and reasonable precautions to implement appropriate administrative and technical procedures to protect the security of Personal Information provided or generated through the Service. We permit persons working for us to access and use your information only in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

We protect the security of your information during transmission by using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other encryption technology, which encrypts information you input. Wherever appropriate, we obfuscate and/or encrypt information in our systems and/or during information transfer. 180 Skills regularly reviews the cryptographic protocols it uses to protect the privacy and security of your Personal Information.

Because of the nature of internet and for other reasons, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information, so you should take precautions to protect it when you are on the internet, such as changing passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, using a secure browser and being sure to log off the Service when finished using a shared computer.

Your California Privacy Rights

If you reside in California, under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, a California resident with a business relationship with 180 Skills that is primarily for personal, family or household purposes, may request certain data regarding 180 Skills’s disclosure, if any, of Personal Information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to it@180 Skills.com with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line. You may make such a request once per calendar year. If applicable, we will provide you a list of the categories of Personal Information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the third parties’ names and addresses. Not all Personal Information sharing is covered by Section 1798.83.

Third-Party Sites

The Service may include hyperlinks to third-party website neither owned nor managed by us, and, as described above, you may use certain Third-Party Services in connection with the education issued through the Service. 180 Skills has no control over these Third-Party Services and your interactions with those third parties are subject to their privacy policies and terms of use.

Information collected by Electronic Communications Protocols and Web Beacons

We may collect information about you and your use of the Service through electronic communications protocols, web beacons, cookies, embedded URLs, pixel tags and related devices or technologies.

As is true when you visit most websites, certain information is automatically generated and stored about your visits. Such information may include: network routing information (for example, where you came from); equipment information (for example, device type, operating system, browser type); IP address, and dates and times of your visits.

We may use your Personal Information to inform you about other 180 Skills services that might interest you and to gather feedback from you.

180 Skills Use of “cookies”

A cookie is a small piece of information, sent by a web server to a web browser, that is stored on your computer so that it can later be read, allowing the server to uniquely identify the browser. Some cookies may remain on a user’s computer after the user leaves the Website. Most browsers provide you with information on and control over cookies, including a feature to opt-out of the use of cookies. You can set your browser to alert you when a cookie is being used, and accept or reject it. You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies or accept only cookies returned to the originating servers. However, you may not be able to use some features of the Service if you disable cookies. For more information on managing cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org, or visit www.youronlinechoices.com which has further information about behavioral advertising and online privacy.

Our Website uses cookies or similar technologies to distinguish you from other users and to collect information about your online preferences and to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites and allows us to improve our websites. Our main purpose in using cookies is to facilitate and enhance communications and interactions between you and our websites, but cookies can be used for other purposes. Cookies for the Service may collect a unique identifier, user configuration settings and profile information. 180 Skills also uses cookies to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personally identifiable information.

By continuing to browse the Website, you consent to our use of cookies.

 

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
Analytical/performance cookies that collect information about how you use our Website. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website. This helps us to improve the way our Website work. These cookies are sometimes placed by third party providers of web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics.
Functionality cookies that remember choices you make and recognize you when you return. This enables us to personalize our content, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies that collect information about your browsing habits such as the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our Website more relevant to your interests, and, if we enable advertising, to make advertising more relevant to you, as well as to limit the number of times you see an ad. These cookies are usually placed by third-party advertising networks. They remember the other Website that you visit and this information is shared with third-party organizations, for example advertisers.
We use Google Analytics. For information on how Google processes and collects your information regarding this product and how you can opt-out, please see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

180 Skills and its service providers, vendors and partners, may use cross-device/cross-context tracking. For example, you might use multiple browsers on a single device, or use various devices (such as desktops, smartphones, and tablets), which can result in your having multiple accounts or profiles across these various contexts and devices. Cross-device/cross-context technology may be used to connect these various accounts or profiles and the corresponding data from the different contexts and devices.

Your European Data Protection Rights

If you reside in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), subject to certain exceptions, you have a right to:

Learn whether we are processing your Personal Information and, if so, to gain access to it and certain information about it.
Have inaccurate Personal Information corrected or removed, and have incomplete Personal Information completed.
Have your Personal Information erased when:
It is no longer necessary for the purposes collected;
You withdraw consent to process it;
We have processed it unlawfully; or
EU or Member State law to which we are subject requires erasure.
Restrict our processing of your Personal Information when:
You contest its accuracy (for a period necessary to verify it);
The processing is unlawful and you prefer restriction of use to erasure; or
We no longer need the data, but you need it in connection with legal claims.
Obtain in usable form the Personal Information you gave us and, if technically feasible, require its transmittal directly to another controller that you designate.
Lodge a complaint with a Member State data protection supervisory authority.
To exercise these rights, you may communicate with our Primary Point of Contact for Privacy, using the contact information at the end of this Privacy Policy.

If you reside in the EEA, 180 Skills will process your Personal Information in accordance with all applicable data protection legislation.

Sensitive Information

Do not send us any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers or other national identifiers, or information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, health, sex life or sexual orientation, genetic or biometric information, criminal background, or trade union membership).

Access, Retention and Deletion

Upon request 180 Skills will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by logging into your account or contacting us at it@180 Skills.com. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

180 Skills may retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active and so long as retention is required or permitted in accordance with this Privacy Policy, or otherwise by law. When 180 Skills deletes your Personal Information, 180 Skills will do so in a manner designed to ensure that it cannot be reconstructed.

Viewing of Data for Support

For the purpose of providing the Service and associated support including answering any questions you may have, 180 Skills may view and process your Personal Information from nations outside the EEA that are deemed by the EU to have non-adequate data protection laws, including the United States.

Use by Minors & COPPA Compliance

The free version of the Service is intended for use by adults only. 180 Skills does not promote online to children and does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen, except for pursuant to the COPPA-Compliant solution described below. If you believe that a person under the age of thirteen has disclosed Personally Identifiable information through the Service, other than through the COPPA-Compliant solution, please report this to us immediately by e-mailing us at: it@180 Skills.com with “Notice of Underage Person” in the subject line.

Corporate Matters

180 Skills may provide our investors, partners, and others with aggregated information (i.e., information that does not identify users personally) concerning users of the Service. In addition, 180 Skills may disclose your Personal Information to a successor or acquiring entity as part of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or other transaction involving all or substantially all of 180 Skills’s assets or shares, or the business to which the Service relates. If 180 Skills were sold to or merged with another company, that company will agree to abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy.

You will be notified via email or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information. You have the right to request that your Personal Information be removed from our records at any time.

Policy Updates

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and the updated version will be effective upon posting as to our treatment of subsequently acquired Personal Information. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. Please check the revision date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy periodically to check for revisions. By continuing to use the Service, including the Website, after a revised version has been posted, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy as to subsequently acquired Personal Information.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy and our information practices, please contact us by e-mail at it@180Skills.com or at the following address:

180 Skills, Inc.
6640 Intech Blvd
Suite 295
Indianapolis, IN 46278
ATTN: General Council

This institution is regulated by


Office for Career and Technical Schools
www.in.gov/dwd/2731.htm
10 N Senate Avenue, Suite SE 308
Indianapolis, IN 46204
OCTS@dwd.in.gov
317-234-8338 or 317-232-1732