Effective Date 1st January 2024

Professional Studies Institute (“PSI,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, disclose, and store your personal information when you use our website at professionalstudiesinstitute.com (the “Website”) and our related services (the “Services”).

Information We Collect

We collect the following types of personal information from you:

  • Personal Information You Provide: This includes information you provide when you register for an account, create a profile, make a purchase, subscribe to a newsletter, contact customer support, or participate in other interactive features of the Website and Services. This may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, and other personal details.
  • Automatically Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about your use of the Website and Services, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, device information, referring URLs, pages visited, and search terms. We may also collect information about your interactions with emails we send you, such as whether you open the email and click on any links.
  • Information from Third-Party Sources: We may collect information about you from third-party sources, such as social media platforms or public databases. This information may include your name, email address, profile picture, and other publicly available information.

How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Website and Services;
  • To fulfill your requests and orders;
  • To communicate with you about your account and use of the Website and Services;
  • To send you marketing and promotional communications (with your consent);
  • To personalize your experience on the Website and Services;
  • To analyze how you use the Website and Services to improve them;
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • To prevent fraud and protect the security of the Website and Services.

Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal information with the following third-party service providers:

  • Payment processors to process your payments;
  • Marketing and advertising partners to help us deliver targeted marketing and advertising;
  • Analytics providers to help us understand how you use the Website and Services;
  • Cloud storage providers to store your data;
  • Law enforcement or other government officials if required by law.

We will not share your personal information with any third-party for their own marketing purposes without your consent.

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to provide the Website and Services, fulfill your requests, comply with legal obligations, and resolve disputes. We may also retain certain information for a longer period for historical, research, or audit purposes.

Your Choices

You have the following choices regarding your personal information:

  • You can access, update, or correct your personal information by logging into your account or contacting us.
  • You can unsubscribe from marketing emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails we send you.
  • You can delete your account by contacting us.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

We use cookies and similar technologies to track your activity on the Website and Services, remember your preferences, and personalize your experience. You can disable cookies in your browser settings, but doing so may affect your ability to use certain features of the Website and Services.

Security

We take steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.

Children’s Privacy

The Website and Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we can delete it.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Website. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at <[email protected]> or by mail at:

Professional Studies Institute 20 Denada Square West, Suite 116 Wheaton, IL 60189-2000