Privacy Policy concerning personally identifiable information

This Privacy Policy applies to the following domain names and all web sites (the “Sites”) maintained by Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. (“Innovative Learning Solutions,” “ILS,” “we” or “us”) under the following domain names:

  • marketplace-simulation.com
  • marketplacesimulation.com
  • business-simulation.com
  • marketplace-game.com
  • onlinegbg.com
  • marketplace-live.com
  • retail-game.com
  • roman-era.com
  • ilsworld.com
  • ilshome.com
  • map-mind.com
  • marketplacebike.com

and all of their subdomains and web sites associated with them respectively. ILS offers several learning applications (the “Learning Tools” or the “Games”) on the Sites. These Learning Tools include Marketplace® business simulation, Marketplace Live® business simulation, Global Business Game, Retail Management Game, Roman History Game, and Microsimulations that are hosted on the Sites.

1. Collection of personally-identifiable information

Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc., collects your personally-identifiable information (such as your name, address, telephone number, billing and shipping information, credit card information or e-mail address) submitted through the web site, email, telephone, fax or mail relating to your participation in the Learning Tools. We keep this personally-identifiable information on our servers for a period of 3 years. After this period is over, the data will be backed up to tape backup media and stored offline. 

All credit card payments are timely processed using third-party gateways. Once the credit/debit card information is processed, the transaction is deleted from our electronic database and is kept only with the credit/debit card processor, not on our servers.

Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. does not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.

2. Anonymous collection of information

Our web server collects and stores the following general information about you: the originating name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access our service; the pages you visit; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to us; the name and version of the web browser software you are using. This information is collected automatically. It is used to help us improve our websites by tabulating the number of visitors to our websites in terms of new users, origin of referrers, popularity of pages, amount of use, and types of errors, in addition to making the websites more useful to you.

3. Use of cookies

We may use “cookies,” which are small files stored on your computer's hard drive that are used to store and track personal information. Many browsers can notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the option to accept it or not. By not accepting cookies, you may not be permitted to access certain information and some Site pages may not display properly.

4. Using Information About You

When you provide your contact information to us, or request information about our products, we will enter your contact information in our database of inquiries. We may use the information to contact you with news and special offers to follow up on your request. You may always unsubscribe to these news or offers by removing your personally identifiable information using the method below or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any email.

Employees of Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. who have access to any of your personal information in connection with the Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out services on behalf of Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. We may share information about your participation in the Learning Tools with your game instructor (professor). We may share your name with other users to help those users identify the proper game and team to join.

We may gather additional information for remarketing or similar audiences on the Sites. This allows us to advertise to people who previously visited the Sites. We engage third-party vendors, such as Google, to provide remarketing services on our behalf.

We will not seek to gather additional information from third parties or enhance or merge personally-identifiable information with data obtained from third parties. We will not give or sell your personally-identifiable information to any outside organization.

We may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. There may be instances when we may access or disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc., and its affiliated companies or their employees and agents, to protect the safety and security of users, and to protect against fraud.

We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets in connection with a merger, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. In such an event, personal information may be one of the assets transferred.

5. Security of information

Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. seeks to keep your information protected. We have gone to great lengths to protect the data residing on our web servers including firewalling our servers, encrypting the data that carries the password information, etc. However, no transmission can be totally secure; therefore, we cannot guarantee 100% security of your data.

We may disclose all the personal information we collect as permitted or required by law.

6. Third Party Websites

This privacy policy is applicable only to the Sites and does not apply to any third party websites or to other companies or persons. The Sites may contain links to, and media and other content from, other sites. In addition, such third-party media and content may also contain external links. Innovative Learning Solutions cannot and does not guarantee the privacy policies and practices of any third party. Innovative Learning Solutions does not control, operate, or endorse any information, products, or services of any third-party websites that may be reached through links from the Site. The use of any personal information provided by you to such a third party will be governed by that party's privacy policy. You should review the privacy policy at each linked website to determine how that website treats your personal information.

In connection with our remarketing activities, third-party websites, such as Google, Bing, etc. show our advertisements on websites across the Internet. These third-party websites use cookies or similar tracking technologies to serve advertisements based on your interests and your past visits to the Sites. We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings (located at http://www.google.com/settings/ads). You can opt out of receiving targeted advertisements from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website (located at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp).

7. Visiting our site from outside the United States

If you are visiting this site from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. By using our services, you understand and consent to your information being transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this privacy policy.

8. Your California Rights

If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personally identifiable by Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc., to a third party for the third party's direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

9. Contacting us regarding your personally-identifiable information

To request that your information be deleted or corrected, send a letter to:


Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc.
attn: Technical Support
PO BOX 1671
Knoxville
TN 37901-1671
USA

Email Address: support@ilsworld.com

Telephone number: +1 (865) 522 1946

We will then use reasonable efforts to remove your personal information from our files and/or database. You may also contact us through any of the above methods to request information about the knowledge we have about you in our database.

Last updated 8/10/2016

 

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