Effective Date: 14th December 2021
Your Privacy Rights – California Civil Code Section 1798.83
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents are entitled to ask us for a list of the categories of personal information as defined in Civil Code section 1798.83 which we share with third parties for marketing purposes and providing contact information for such third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this list, please submit a written request to: [email protected]
As noted in the Terms of Service at trafficsafetyinstitute.com/terms, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18, or who otherwise satisfies the eligibility requirements set forth in the Terms of Service. If you are under 18 and do not otherwise satisfy the eligibility requirements, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from someone under age 18 who does not otherwise satisfy the eligibility requirements, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that someone under age 18 who does not satisfy the eligibility requirements may have provided us personal information, please contact us at [email protected]
What Information does Traffic Safety Institute Collect?
Our website collects information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (“personal information”). In particular, our website has collected the following categories of personal information from its users within the last twelve (12) months:
|A. Account Identifiers.||YES|
|B. Personal information as defined in Nevada Revised Statutes § 603A.040 or Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e).||YES|
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.||NO|
|D. Commercial information.||NO|
|E. Biometric information.||NO|
|F. Internet or other similar network activity.||NO|
|G. Geolocation data.||NO|
|H. Sensory data.||NO|
|I. Professional or employment-related information.||NO|
|J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).||NO|
|K. Inferences drawn from other personal information.||NO|
|L. Information related to traffic citations or other records related to the provision of our Services||YES|
Personal information does not include:
- Publicly available information from government records; nonetheless we may collect information from governmental entity as required or sensible in the provision of our Services.
- Deidentified or aggregated consumer information.
- Information outside the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act and Nevada Senate Bill 220, like:
- health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data;
- personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
- Directly from you. For example, from forms you complete when you register on our website or that you via account settings.
- Indirectly from you. For example, cookies placed on your device to better your experience using our Site, from observing your actions and behavior while using the Site, the links that you click on emails that we send you, or information other information collected by our server logs.
- From third-party business partners including partners with websites on which we have placed web beacons, which allow us to determine that you have visited a particular website or have clicked on a particular link, and from other partners who provide offers tailored to your circumstances, such as insurance providers or providers of other services.
- From governmental entities, as required by the provision of our Services.
- From consumer reporting agencies, as required in the provision of our Services.
We will communicate with you by email, chat or phone with respect to your transactions with us, and may retain those communications in order to facilitate our operations. Also, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us. If you do not want to receive communications from us by email, please indicate your preference by sending an email to [email protected]
Do Not Track Policy.
Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites and web applications and services (including behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and/or across different websites. Our Services do not support Do Not Track requests at this time, which means that we collect information about your online activity both while you are using the Services and after you leave our Services.
How does Traffic Safety Institute Share Your Information?
Information That Is No Longer Personally Identifiable.
We may anonymize your Personal Information so that you are not individually identified and provide that information to our partners. We may also provide aggregate usage information to our partners, who may use such information to understand how often and in what ways people use our Services, so that they, too, can provide you with an optimal online experience. However, we never disclose aggregate usage information to a partner in a manner that would identify you personally, as an individual.
Legally Required Disclosures.
We may disclose personal information about you to law enforcement, or other governmental authority in order to protect our interest or if we are required by law to divulge the information.
Information Required for the Conduct of Your Transactions.
We may disclose personal information about you to a third party if the disclosure will enable the third party to perform a business or professional function in connection with your use of the Site or provision of the Services. For example, we may share your personal information with an insurance producer in order that the insurance producer can provide you an insurance quote. You may opt-out of this disclosure of your personal information according to the Opt-Out procedure described below. Further, if you are taking the Course for traffic citation or ticket purposes, we will share your information with relevant governmental bodies as is required to demonstrate you completed the Course.
Information Collected by Automated Means.
You can refuse to accept and delete cookies by adjusting your browser setting. Please note that refusing or deleting cookies may impact your browsing experience on the Site or prevent you from using some of its services, and it may result in the deletion of any preferences you have set. For more information on how to reject or delete cookies, you should consult with your browser’s or device’s help documentation or visit www.aboutcookies.org. The Company does not use technology that recognizes do-not-track signals from your browser. You can also opt out of Internet-based advertising by installing a browser plugin from the third party where available. For more information about interest-based advertising, please see:
In addition, in the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, TSI employs software programs to do such things as monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information, detect computer viruses and other software that might damage our computers or the network, and monitor and fine-tune the performance of TSI network and this Site. In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect additional information from your computer such as your IP address, addresses from network packets, and other technical information. Any such information is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of TSI networks and computer systems.
Agents and Service Providers.
We sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions or services for us or on our behalf, such as hosting this Site, sending e-mail messages, and making phone calls. They may have access to personal information, such as addresses, or to technical information (like cookies described above) as needed to perform their functions.
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, if either TSI itself or any of TSI assets were acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Protection of TSI and Others.
We reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that we reasonably believe is necessary to comply with law or court order; enforce or apply our Terms of Service at trafficsafetyinstitute.com/terms and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of TSI, our employees, our users, or others.
Courts and governmental agencies may require the collection of certain personal information (name, driver’s license number, etc.) and contact information (address, phone number, email address, etc.) for administrative purposes. All information which you submit as part of the registration process may be kept in our records for a period of time as required by law. You may review and request changes to erroneous information during normal operating hours by calling our office at (530) 553-8813 and providing proof of identification.
Correcting/Updating Personal Information
Prior to final submission of the course registration page we may provide a way to correct or update that customer’s personal data provided to us. Later updates and corrections can also be made via email, online or calling Customer Support at (530) 553-8813.
Is Personal Information About Me Secure?
We maintain industry standard electronic and procedural safeguards to protect customer information and to comply with applicable laws, including HTTPS and encryption. We restrict access to your personal information to those of our employees and to those service providers who need to use it to provide service to you and as otherwise required or permitted by law. We regularly review our policies and practices, monitor our computer networks, and test the strength of our security.
We endeavor to protect the privacy of your account and other Personal Information we hold in our records, but unfortunately, no security system is impenetrable. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.
Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. If you access your account via a third-party site or service, you may have additional or different sign-on protections via that third-party site or service. You must prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password and/or other sign-on mechanism appropriately and limiting access to your computer or device and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
What Personal Information Can I Access?
Through your account settings, you may access, and, in some cases, edit or delete the following information you’ve provided to us:
- name and password
- email address
- user profile information
The information you can view, update, and delete may change as the Services change. If you have any questions about viewing or updating information we have on file about you, please contact us at via email at [email protected]
We do not store any payment information; this information is processed and handled by our payment processing providers. Consequently, if you would like to purchase additional Services from us, you may have to re-submit such information.
What choices do I have?
You can always opt not to disclose information to us, but keep in mind some information may be needed to register with us or to take advantage of some of our features.
You may be able to add, update, or delete information as explained above. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. You may request deletion of your account by sending an email to [email protected] Some information may remain in our records after your deletion of such information from your account. We may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally.
What if I have questions about this policy?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to [email protected], and we will try to resolve your concerns.