Security & Registration process:
We are committed to ensuring your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Collection of information:
Professional Training Association ackowledges the importance of protecting the information we collect in the process of site visits, registration, ordering, training, and providing support. PTA implements appropriate security measures to keep this information private.
When you interact with Professional Training Association’s website, we may ask you to provide certain personal information voluntarily. PTA may collect information related to demographic characteristics which help us understand and better serve the interests and needs of our members, customers, and website visitors. If you choose not to provide the information requested, you may be unable to access and use certain services and content on our website or receive information we believe will be of interest to you.
What we collect:
We may collect the following information:
Contact information including email address.
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
What we do with the information we gather:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
Sharing of collected information:
Professional Training Association coollaborates with carefully vetted third parties to provide certain services, including administrative support for certain activities such as, but without limitation, payment processing, event registration, reservations, and broadcast email services, etc. In connection with providing these services, we may share your information with these third parties. These third parties may also collect personal information such as your name, postal address, telephone number, email address, and interests. Although we strive to select only reputable companies that share our commitment to user privacy, we are in no way responsible for the actions or policies of these third parties.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any materials on or through the websites. You waive and hold harmless Professional Training Association from any claims resulting from any action taken by PTA during or as a result of its investigation and from any actions taken as a consequence of investigations by either Professional Training Association or law enforcement authorities. However, we do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the websites, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or non-performance of the activities described in this paragraph.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites:
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information:
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at Professional Training Association, 160 SE Lagoon Ln, Shelton, WA 98584.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Professional Training Association, 160 SE Lagoon Ln, Shelton, WA 98584.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.