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PRIVACY POLICY

 

We at Christian Home Education Support System (CHESS) have great respect for your privacy and intend to protect your personal information.  We honor our users' privacy and highly protect the information that our users provide for the purpose of using our services.  The Privacy Policy followed by our site applies to all users of tickets.homeschoolinglife.org and any and all information provided to us.  By using our website, you accept our terms and practices as described in the following lines.  This policy does not apply to third-party websites, products, or services even if they link to our services, and you should consider the privacy practices of those third-parties carefully.  If you disagree with the practices described in this policy, you should (a) take the necessary steps to remove cookies from your computer after leaving our website, and (b) discontinue your use of our services.  If you need further assistance or have any question in this regard, please contact us at privacy@tickets.homeschoolinglife.org.

 

 

 

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT

 

When you or other users of our sites and services provide information to us, we may collect personal information including your name and email address and may also combine it with the information that was received from different sources.  If such information is provided to us while you are using our site, in some other form or manner, or from our business partners and/or other third parties, we may collect certain personal information.

 

The Personal Data that we may collect includes but is not limited to:

  • Contact details such as name, postal address, telephone number, and email address

  • Financial data such as credit or debit card number and bank account information

  • Other Personal Data such as date of birth, SSN, or EIN

  • Transaction data such as purchases, purchase amount, date of purchase, and payment method

  • Cookie and tracking technology data such as time spent on the services, page(s) visited, language preferences, and other anonymous traffic data

  • Business data such as a company’s legal structure, product and service offerings, jurisdiction, and company records




DATA COLLECTION METHODS

 

– CHESS server logs automatically collect certain information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, and the type and language of your browser and your device in order to help us to track movements of you and other users of our site for the purpose of understanding their needs.

– In order to facilitate your access to our website and to personalize your online usage of our site, we may assign your computer a few cookies.

– In order to improve and customize our services and promotional methods, we may use standard ordinary internet tools which could collect information and track your use of our website.

 

 

 

HOW WE USE DATA

  1. Personal Data.  We and our service providers use Personal Data to: (i) provide the Services; (ii) detect and prevent fraud; (iii) mitigate financial loss or other harm to Users, Customers, and CHESS; and (iv) promote, analyze, and improve our products, systems, and tools.  Examples of how we may use Personal Data include:

    • To provide you and other users with the requested product(s) and/or service(s);

    • To facilitate the use of our products and services;

    • To process your orders and manage your account;

    • To prevent illegal transactions on our website and identify fraudulent usage and/or users of our products and services;

    • To better understand your priorities and customize promotional contents and advertisements accordingly;

    • To research and evaluate the quality of our products and services in order to enhance those products and services;

    • To apply and enforce our terms and conditions of use;

    • To verify an identity for compliance purposes;

    • To evaluate an application to use our Services;

    • To conduct manual or systematic monitoring for fraud and other harmful activity;

    • To respond to inquiries, send service notices, and provide customer support;

    • To process a payment with a payment processor, communicate regarding a payment, and provide related customer service;

    • For audits, regulatory purposes, and compliance with industry standards;

    • To develop new products;

    • To send marketing communications;

    • To improve or modify our Services; and

    • To conduct aggregate analysis and develop business intelligence that enables us to operate, protect, make informed decisions about, and report on the performance of our business.

  2. Other Data.  We may use Other Data for a range of different purposes, provided that we comply with applicable law and our contractual commitments.  In some countries (e.g., European Economic Area countries), local legal regimes may require us to treat some or all of Other Data as “personal data” under applicable data protection laws.  Where this is the case, we will process Other Data only for the same purposes as Personal Data under this privacy policy.

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY ACT

 

– CHESS observes the Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPA) and does not intentionally or knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 years. 

– Should such information ever be collected by CHESS, it will be in compliance with COPA.

 

 

 

ADVERTISEMENTS

 

– Other networks or companies may be allowed to advertise on CHESS websites. However, CHESS will not provide any personal information to these advertisers or companies.

– It is important to note that if you decide to use or interact with any third party advertiser(s) on our websites, you must be cautious and aware that these advertisers may use their own tracking tools and methods to collect information, including information about you and the computer you used to view or interact with them. 

– Please exercise your utmost caution when using our website to communicate with other third parties, especially when you provide information about yourself or another person.  In doing so, please bear in mind that CHESS does not have the ability to control who may read your postings or what they may do with the information you provide.  We reiterate the necessity to use care and caution in posting your personal information.

 

 

 

SHARING

 

CHESS does not sell or rent Personal Data to marketers or unaffiliated third parties.  We share your Personal Data with trusted third parties, including:

  1. To CHESS Affiliates.  We share Data with entities worldwide that we control, are controlled by us, or are under our common control, to provide our Services. CHESS is the party responsible for overall management and use of the Data by these affiliated parties;

  2. To CHESS Service Providers.  We share Data with service providers who help us provide the Services. Service providers help us with things like payment processing, website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure, customer service, email delivery, and auditing;

  3. To Our Users.  We share Data with Users (such as event organizers, merchants, and application providers) as necessary to process payments or provide the Services;

  4. To Authorized Third Parties.  We share data with parties directly authorized by a User to receive Data, such as when a User authorizes a third party application provider to access the User’s CHESS account.  The use of Data by an authorized third party is subject to the third party’s privacy policy;

  5. To Third Parties.  We will share Data with third parties in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets,0 or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings); and

  6. Safety, Legal Purposes, and Law Enforcement.  We use and disclose Data as we believe necessary: (i) under applicable law or payment method rules; (ii) to enforce our terms and conditions; (iii) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, You, or others; and (iv) to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, which may include authorities outside your country of residence;

  7. Organizers and producers of the events who are involved in the production or sponsoring of the events, including but not limited to the venues, promoters, talents, performers, and their representatives/agents;

  8. Credit card companies and their partners for processing of payments as well as other providers of services to CHESS;

  9. Our business partners who may offer you their products and/or services; and

  10. Other legal agencies, in order to protect our users and prevent fraudulent transactions and misuse of our website.

 

Non-personal information may be combined and shared with advertisers and others.

 

 

 

YOUR RIGHTS

 

You have the right to decide: 

  • To decline receiving promotional messages, updates, and/or news from CHESS by sending us an email.

  • To refuse or delete cookies and change your settings, even though doing so may limit our website’s ability to provide certain features and functionality.

  • To refuse providing personal information, even though doing so may limit our website’s ability to provide certain features and functionality.

 

 

 

SECURITY

 

We use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect Personal Data within our organization.  Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (i.e., if you feel that the security of your account has been compromised), please contact us immediately.

 

 

 

UPDATES

 

CHESS may change or update its applicable Privacy Policy according to the potential changes in our practice or services.

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA

 

As a resident of California, you have the right to request information from us concerning the way we share certain types of  personal information with others for the purpose of mail advertising.  California law gives you the right to send us a request at a designated address to receive the following information:

  1. The types and categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their mail marketing during the previous year;
  2. The names and addresses of the third parties that received that information; and
  3. If the nature of the third party’s business cannot be determined from their name, then examples of the products and/or services marketed.

 

 

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

 

If you have any question or concern about this Privacy Policy or other matters pertinent to our services or practices, please send a message to privacy@tickets.homeschoolinglife.org.