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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Web site of ATETV.org. The ATETV.org Web site and all items on the site are owned by The Association for Interactive Media Education. Advanced Technological Education Television may be referred to as "Advanced Technological Education Television," "ATETV.org," "us" or "we" in this Privacy Policy. Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting the personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that you disclose to us. Personal Information may include your name, email address, age, street address, city, state, zip code, comments, suggestions and/or other such information. This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand the type of information we may collect from users ("user" or "you") who visit ATETV.org, how we use the Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information that we collect, and how we protect your Personal Information.

Students and Children

IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE WITH YOUR PARENTS BEFORE YOU VISIT ATETV.ORG. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT THINGS YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND. IF YOU ARE UNDER AGE 13, YOU SHOULD GET YOUR PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S PERMISSION BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF ON THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE ON THE INTERNET.

Children

ATETV.org is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information online from children under 13 without their parent's consent. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide your Personal Information. Do ask your parent or guardian to read the information on ATETV.org with you, and if your parent or guardian decides to send us questions, comments, suggestions or other information, he or she will need to enter the Personal Information described above. If you transmit any information to us, regardless of the purpose of such transmission, you are representing to us that you are over the age of 13.

Your Acceptance of this Privacy Policy

By using ATETV.org, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use ATETV.org. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time. This Privacy Policy is subject to change without prior notice. For that reason, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically and to make note of the date of the most recent revision. Your continued use of ATETV.org following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes. Please remember that this site and the servers that make this site available are located in the United States. By using this site you agree to the transfer, collection, processing, and use of data by this site.

Use of ATETV.org

Advanced Technological Education Television does not require anyone to share any personal information about themselves in order to enjoy our Web site. That means you can visit ATETV.org without any need to register with us. However, ATETV.org may contain special sections and privileges for members who register, and users must provide certain information in order to download videos from ATETV.org. Details on the information we require to register, as well as any rules or restrictions, are available at registration areas of the site.

Information We Collect

We collect both Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information through ATETV.org to learn more about how our visitors use ATETV.org and to measure areas of interest. Collection of information allows us to build features and functionality that will enhance your experience. Personal Information may be collected when you register or submit information on ATETV.org. We collect non-personally identifiable information through the use of General Tracking Information and Click Path Tracking (cookie technology) described below.

Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Advanced Technological Education Television receives and stores certain information automatically whenever you visit our site. For example, we collect and use for administrative purposes the Internet protocol (IP) address, which is the automatic number assigned to your computer when you surf the Internet so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you. We also collect computer and connection information such as browser type and version; the operating system and platform you use; and pages viewed and time spent on our site. We aggregate this data with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve ATETV.org by making it more responsive to the needs and preferences of our users. This information does not identify you personally.

"Cookies" are pieces of information that are placed on an individual's computer hard drive to enable the individual to more easily communicate and interact with ATETV.org. Using cookie technology, we track your click path through ATETV.org. Though this information does not identify you personally, we may use it to help customize your visit to ATETV.org. We may also use cookies to record how many times a user has visited ATETV.org and what pages the user has accessed. You may, however, disallow receiving cookies at any time through your Web browser. It is not our intention to use cookies to retrieve information that is unrelated to ATETV.org or your interaction with ATETV.org.

Use of Personal Information

In order to register or utilize certain features available on ATETV.org (such as downloading videos), you may be asked or required to provide Personal Information such as your name, organization, email address, street address, city, state, zip code, phone, fax, your role, how you intend to use materials from ATETV.org and/or other such information. We require Personal Information from you in order to learn more about how you use ATETV.org, to measure areas of interest, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and to help us with internal record keeping. If you register, correspond with us or submit comments or suggestions, your Personal Information may be included in our internal database system. We may also use this information to respond to your emails, questions, comments and suggestions, notify you if you have been selected as a winner of a contest or sweepstakes, provide customer support, or other similar matters. In addition, we may send correspondence to the email and/or street address you provide to us which may include newsletters and information about us or third parties about which you may be interested. In certain instances you will have an opportunity to limit these uses at the time the information is collected. You also may limit the information that we send to you by following the instructions in Opt-Out Section below.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Others

We do not disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of Advanced Technological Education Television, and its advertising and promotional agencies and consultants, unless you expressly give us permission to do so, or where we are required to do so by law, except as set forth below. In certain instances you will have an opportunity to limit these uses at the time the information is collected. You also may limit the information that we send to you by following the instructions in Opt-Out Section below.

We disclose information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you post comments or give us permission to share your comments, we may post your comments on ATETV.org, or publish, display, distribute or reprint your comments in a related or third party publication. Additionally, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the opportunities, products or services of third parties at the time you register, we may supply your contact information to third parties who we believe may provide information that may be of interest to you for the purpose of sending you email or otherwise communicating with you.

We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.

We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

We reserve the right disclose and transfer information to a third party in the event that third party should acquire all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

Right to Opt in and Opt out

When you register with us, or if you provide additional personally identifiable information through ATETV.org, we provide you with the right to "opt out" of receiving future communications from us for direct marketing purposes by locating and clicking on the appropriate box indicating that you decline such communications. You are also given the opportunity at any time after you register or provide additional information to opt out from receiving any further communications from us for direct marketing purposes by following the instructions below.

You may choose to have your name taken off of our email list after you have registered or provided additional information, or review and/or update the information that you have provided to us by emailing us at remove@atetv.org.

Links to "Third-Party" Web sites

We may include on ATETV.org one or more links which allow you to connect to the web sites of third parties. Advanced Technological Education Television provides these links to you as a convenient method of accessing information that may be useful or of interest to you. Although Advanced Technological Education Television may open a new browser window when you click on a link to a third party's Web site, you will not be alerted that you are leaving ATETV.org. This Privacy Policy and the practices that we follow under this Privacy Policy do not apply to the web sites of any third party. These web sites are operated independently from Advanced Technological Education Television. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed on any third party Web site or for the privacy practices or security standards used by third parties on their respective web sites. We will not, and are under no obligation to investigate, monitor or check any of the third party web sites for accuracy or completeness, or for any incorrect, inflammatory, slanderous, defamatory, infringing, or unlawful content of materials. Nor are we under any obligation to investigate or monitor how these third parties collect, use or secure any Personal Information you provide to them through their web sites. You understand and agree that by clicking on a link to a third party's Web site, you have left ATETV.org and the Advanced Technological Education Television Privacy Policy stated on ATETV.org is no longer in effect.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We adopt careful internal procedures to safeguard personal information in our system. We also review our security procedures periodically to consider whether new physical, administrative or technical measures are needed. Remember, however, that despite our commitment to data security, due to the open communication nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that our systems or the Internet will always be secure or free from unauthorized access by third parties, nor can we guarantee complete security of personal information. If you create a password and login name, we recommend that you adopt a unique name, combining letters and numbers that will be difficult for others to duplicate or guess. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished, especially when using a shared computer.

Contacting Us

In order to provide us with feedback and comments about ATETV.org, you may send us an email at info@atetv.org. If you contact us, you may be asked to provide Personal Information which may include your name, address, phone number, email address, and other such information.

Thank You for Visiting ATETV.org

Thank you for reading our Privacy Policy. We hope you have a better understanding of the many activities we offer and how we use information to improve our site, our products and services, and to understand your needs. Remember, we may change our policy from time to time. When this happens, we will notify you of the new policy by posting it on our site. If you have questions or concerns about your use of our service, please contact us at webmaster@atetv.org. Your use of this site is also governed by our Terms of Use which you may access by clicking on the following link. Please read it.

Your use of this site is also governed by our Terms of Use. Please read it.

Effective Date: This policy was last updated on September 18, 2009.