This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which CRU Institute collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.cruinstitute.org website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by CRU Institute.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name (for example Safari or Chrome), the type of computer (for example, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc.) and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system (for example, Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS, Android, etc.) and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

CRU Institute may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service

    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To personalize user experience

    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

  • To improve our Site

    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

  • To send periodic emails

If a User has deliberately provided us with their email address, we may use that User's email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, they may do so by contacting us via our Site, or by email request.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and strict security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. This includes what is called a Secure Sockets Layer (notice https:// in the web address at the top of your browser), a highly proactive upgrade of all security related updates on the website, and all data we collect is stored on a secure server and database. Our operating system, content management system, all included modules, website templates, are all kept up-to-date. We also back up the entire database at scheduled and frequent intervals.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked whatsoever to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners and associates, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We adhere strictly to, and obey the laws therein, of the CAN-SPAM act of 2003. You may download the complete document of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 here..

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

Organization has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy.
If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed to be your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us our Contact Us page.

This document was last updated on June 4, 2019