Education Management Information Systems, INC. (EdMIS) is committed to making every reasonable effort to protect the privacy of anyone that visits our web site. EdMIS will not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you voluntarily and explicitly choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how EdMIS handles any information we learn about you from your visit to our Web site.
However, in order to use some of our services, it’s necessary for you to give us details such as your name and email address or, potentially, your street address, and we will ask your permission for these details where relevant.
Please note that we do NOT store full credit/debit card numbers and CVV or CVV2 security code, nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices or dealings with EdMIS.com, please contact us.
Does EdMIS collect personally identifying information and why?
Yes. We collect information to process and fill your order, to notify you of your order status, to alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and new services, and to help us understand our customers in order to create new products and services and a web environment that is most relevant to you.
What information does EdMIS collect and when do we collect it?
In certain areas of our web site - such as when you place an order, creating a customer account, or ordering products, you will be required to enter personal contact information (name, mailing address, email address, phone number) that allows us to contact you (if necessary) and also financial information (credit card information) that allows us to process your order.
Only the allowable "SAFE" credit card data will be securely stored meeting all of PCI Security Standards Council DSS requirements. Please see PCI Security Standards Council's webiste for more information https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/pci_security/maintaining_payment_security.
If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse most of our web site (the areas that do not require registration) anonymously.
What about “cookies”?
To provide better service and a more effective web site, we sometimes use “Cookies” as part of our interaction with your browser. A “Cookies” is a small text file placed on your computer's hard drive by our web page server. “Cookies” are commonly used on web sites and do not harm your system. By configuring your preferences or options in your browser, you determine if and how a “Cookies” will be accepted. We use “Cookies” to determine if you have previously visited our web site and for a number of administrative purposes. These “Cookies” do not collect personally identifiable information, and we do not combine information collected through “Cookies” with other personal information to determine who you are or your email address.
How does EdMIS protect customer information?
We use industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data to help ensure its security. Our site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our servers are backed up regularly and protected by security systems. Financial transactions are carried out using a 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) that encrypts the data you provide to ensure privacy.
Does EdMIS disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
No, any information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and to contact customers for marketing purposes. For example, based on the information you provide we may decide to inform you of existing EdMIS products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also use the collected information to help develop new products and services that we think customers may find helpful in the future.
We may create links to other websites. We will make a reasonable effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual's right to privacy. However, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by us may have links leading to our site. We cannot control these links and are not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.