Last Updated: September 2016
What Information is Collected
How Information is Collected
All User Materials are gathered directly from Users through online registration forms. Only the User can modify his or her own, personal CredEd Profile once it has been created.
Personal User Information May Be Utilized For the Following Purposes:
To provide information or services that a User has requested; To service a User's account;
To improve CredEd's services;
To develop and/or inform Users of additional products or services we think will be of interest and benefit to Users, including allowing Users to share their information with specific schools or organizations that the Users are interested in receiving additional information about; matching educational pursuits and interests as well as users with other users
To answer questions Users may have; and
To create a personalized, engaged user experience
When a user profile is linked with a school or organization, that entity can allocate credits to user account. These credits can be used by user to enroll in courses. A user can add additional credits to their account on their own behalf as well.
CredEd uses user information to enroll in courses on 3rd party platforms on behalf of the user.
Non-Personally Identifiable Anonymous Information
Where possible, the CredEd servers automatically recognize each User's Internet Protocol address. Also, aggregate information about CredEd Users is routinely gathered for purposes of identifying the use of creded.ai, including information such as what pages are being visited most, what domains our visitors are coming from (i.e. google.com), when our servers are busiest, and what websites are referring Users to us and aggregated data for purposes of analysis, gathering employment statistical information and for learning and training. This information helps us to improve our services and to evaluate our marketing efforts. We only use such data anonymously and aggregately. This information may be shared with third parties, but only in the aggregate. The treatment of non-personally identifiable information is subject to change in accordance with the then applicable law. CredEd owns all rights in and to this anonymous and aggregated data.
Use of Information Obtained by CredEd
When a User registers with CredEd, he or she creates a unique CredEd Profile and establishes individualized privacy settings. Each User is able to edit and update the information provided in his or her CredEd Profile. We may, on occasion, email our Users to send notifications about new features on the site.
We disclose 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 our rights or property of our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
Correction of Information/Accessibility of Information
We provide Users with 24 hour access to their CredEd Profile after input by the applicable User. Users may also wish to amend or correct inaccuracies on information provided in the CredEd Profile. If a User wishes to correct such inaccuracies or make any other changes, that User's CredEd Profile can be accessed through our password protected access facility. Any information gathered is to the best of our knowledge collected lawfully and fairly and all information is assumed accurate and up to date and only information which is adequate and not excessive to our purpose for collection is retained. Users may review, correct, update or change their CredEd Profile and the information therein at any time. If a User wishes to delete his or her CredEd Profile, that User can do so in their Profile Settings. Once the User has arrived to the Profile Settings page the User can select "Delete Profile" and select "yes" to confirm that the User would like to delete his or her account. If the User is connected to an enterprise account, the User cannot delete his or her individual account.
Children Under 13 Years of Age
CredEd does not intend to collect information from children under the age of 13 or knowingly allow those individuals to create profiles. All CredEd Profiles stored are for Users ages 13 or older.
If a User is located outside of the United States, please note that the Site is hosted on computer servers located in the United States. Therefore, a User's information may be processed and stored in the United States. As a result, United Sates federal and state governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain access to a User's information through applicable United States laws. Any User's use of a Site or the submission of any personally identifiable information to CredEd will constitute User's consent to the transfer of such User's personally identifiable information outside of such User's home country, including the United States, which may have very different data protection and privacy rules and regulations than in such User's home country.
Information Protection and Security
When a User submits information to CredEd, whether it is name, email, phone number, ect., we do our utmost to ensure that information is protected against loss, misuse, alteration, destruction or unauthorized access. CredEd uses standard encryption tools such as SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to help protect personal information and to keep information collected secure. The privacy policies of linked sites may differ from those of CredEd. CredEd is not responsible for any loss or misuse of your username and password. Always remember that in order to protect your privacy you should not share your username or password with others.