Privacy Policy

The Coding Institute LLC is committed to protecting the personal information of the visitors and users of its Supercoder website (the “Site”), including subscribers to the content and information provided through the Site. This Privacy Policy describes how The Coding Institute LLC may use and disclose information disclosed by or related to you (”Information”) collected on the Site and through your subscription. By using or becoming a subscriber to the Site, you agree to the practices set forth in this Privacy Policy.

  1. The Information The Coding Institute Collects

    Information entered by You: The Coding Institute receives and stores any Information you enter on our Site or give us in any other way. To order subscriptions or other content from us, you must provide personal information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and credit card information. You may choose to post personal information on the Site (for example through our discussion groups). If you disclose or post personal information that is accessible by third parties through the Site, you do so at your own risk and acknowledge that this information may become public information.

    Cookies: When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer’s hard disk that uniquely identifies your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Site may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. Advertisers that display ads on our site may also use cookies; however we do not have access to the information obtained from cookies issued from other sites.

    Log Files: When you use the Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (”IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

  2. The Way The Coding Institute Uses Information

    We may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to create your account, to send you payment receipts, to provide you services, and occasionally notify you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers you may find useful. We may provide aggregated and statistical data about your use of our Site and services to third-parties for such purposes as we deem, in our discretion, to be appropriate. We also reserve the right to use your Information to send you emails specific to the Site and required for the normal functioning of the Site, plus additional emails, subject to your right to opt-out and discontinue such emails. We reserve the right to use demographic and profile information to tailor your experience at our Site, showing you the content that we think you might be interested in as well as displaying the content according to your preferences. We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous end user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Site and Games and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends. We use cookies and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and (d) monitor aggregate metrics.

  3. When The Coding Institute Discloses Information

    We will not sell, rent, license or exchange your personally identifiable data with a third party without your permission, except as set forth herein. We may provide personally identifiable information and non-personally-identifiable information to our contractors for the purpose of providing and maintaining our services. We require that these parties agree to use such information solely for this purpose, and we use reasonable efforts to limit their use of such information and to use other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. We may release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state, federal and international laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant. The Coding Institute also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or other information about you that The Coding Institute believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our agreements, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of our Site, and protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The Coding Institute, our users or others.

  4. Links to Other Sites

    The Coding Institute is not responsible for the privacy policies of any sites that are linked to on the Site or any site that you use to access the Site. You should consult the respective privacy policies associated with these sites for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt-out of certain practices. The Coding Institute’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other web sites.

  5. Data Security

    We have implemented commercially reasonable security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of your personal information under our control. We train our employees about the importance of privacy. We give access to information about customers only to those employees who require it to perform their jobs.

  6. Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

    The Coding Institute does not knowingly collect or maintain information from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site or services is directed to persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner. If The Coding Institute learns that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13 years of age has been collected without verified parental consent, then The Coding Institute will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

  7. International Users

    The Site is hosted in the United States. If you are a User accessing the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Site, which are governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

  8. In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy

    In the event that all or part of The Coding Institute is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, you agree that we may transfer or assign the information we have collected from you as part of such merger, acquisition, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

  9. Changes and updates to this Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically by The Coding Institute, as reflected by the “last updated” date below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Policy in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions. For revisions to this Privacy Policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the personal information you have already provided to us, we will attempt to provide you notice (based on your contact information you have provided us) before implementing such revisions with respect to such information. This Privacy Policy is part of and incorporated into the Supercoder Terms of Service, which includes provisions such as the right to modify this policy, limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of North Carolina USA state law.

  10. Contact Information

    The Coding Institute welcomes your questions and comments regarding our privacy policy. You may contact us at:
    Our Mailing Address
    The Coding Institute, LLC
    2222 Sedwick Drive,
    Durham, NC 27713
    Phone: (866)-228-9252

    Service:
    Having trouble logging in? Questions about your account? We’re here to help! Email our customer service team at customerservice@supercoder.com.

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    Last Updated: June 25, 2011