Collection of Information
In the on-line application process, OnlineTrucking.org requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, street address, e-mail address, telephone number, social security number, contact information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. OnlineTrucking.org may also collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code and age. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information.
OnlineTrucking.org does not knowingly collect any information from or about a child without the consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian. Given that our Web site primarily advertises for commercial driver’s license (CDL) training classes, and that a person must be at least 18 to receive even an intrastate restricted CDL, OnlineTrucking.org operates under the assumption that any requests for information is from an individual who has reached the age of majority.
To the extent that we receive, maintain, or process an individual’s protected health information, OnlineTrucking.org may disclose that information electronically as authorized by and in accordance with applicable federal and/or state law.
We also may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by OnlineTrucking.org. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type and version, domain names, access times any referring URL, and any URLs you visit from our site.
Retention of Application Data
OnlineTrucking.org retains indefinitely all the information that we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use of our site more efficient, practical, and relevant. Of course, you can correct or update your OnlineTrucking.org application account at any time.
Use of Information by OnlineTrucking.org
We use the information we gather on a OnlineTrucking.org Web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the OnlineTrucking.org Web site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from OnlineTrucking.org or other companies whose products or service may be of interest to you, or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. (The term “affiliated companies” is defined in the section of this Statement entitled “Contact Information.”)
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the OnlineTrucking.org site, such as new OnlineTrucking.org opportunities. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
Disclosure of Information
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information, or information about your use of a OnlineTrucking.org Web site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
We may supply such information to third parties such as employers, data aggregators, marketers or others for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the products or services of a particular third-party.
We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
We may also disclose such information as required or permitted by law. Additionally, we may disclose such information if requested to do so by a governmental entity, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of OnlineTrucking.org, its affiliated companies, or its employees; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. OnlineTrucking.org may also disclose and/or transfer your personal information to a buyer or transferee of all or a portion of its assets in conjunction with the sale or transfer of such assets.
OnlineTrucking.org may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to each of its Web sites with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to OnlineTrucking.org’ site(s) and how those visitors use the site. In addition, we may share such information with third parties to whom you ask us to send the information.
OnlineTrucking.org uses “cookies” to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web site server. Cookies are stored on your computer’s hard drive, and each cookie serves as an index into a database.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the OnlineTrucking.org Web site.
OnlineTrucking.org has implemented reasonable security measures designed to secure your personal and information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. When you begin the on-line application process at the OnlineTrucking.org Web site, your personal information is protected through the use of encryption measures, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) protocol. The SSL protocol makes it difficult for your personal information to be intercepted or stolen while it is being transmitted. , We cannot, however, guarantee that unauthorized third parties (such as “hackers” and other dishonest and criminal persons) will never be able to defeat our security measures or exploit a failure or weakness of computer hardware, software, or a communications network to misappropriate your personal information.
Online Trucking is a name under which OnlineTrucking.org, a Kansas Website with its principal place of business and certain of its affiliated companies, do business. (“Affiliated companies” means entities that control, are controlled by or are under common control with OnlineTrucking.org.) OnlineTrucking.org is the legal entity that determines the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the OnlineTrucking.org Web sites. The information we gather on any OnlineTrucking.org Web site may be shared within OnlineTrucking.org and its affiliated companies.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe we have not adhered to this Statement, if you have any further questions about the personal information policies of OnlineTrucking.org, or if you would like to amend or remove a record of personally identifiable information pertaining to yourself, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.