The American Continuing Education privacy and security measures are designed with the highest interest of our customers in mind, so any personal information that you provide to AmericanCE is used for the purpose of personalizing and enhancing your web experience with AmericanCE, and for no other purpose. AmericanCE's specific privacy policies are outlined below.
The information we collect
There are three ways that AmericanCE obtains information from you:
How we use the information
The information obtained from registration on-line is utilized to improve your web experience with AmericanCE by enabling you to review your account information, to take online courses, or to review your course status at any time through your "My Account" page.
The information we ask from you when ordering on-line is your name, address, phone number, credit card number, email address, etc. and is used to complete the order, to confirm the order and to confirm shipment of the order. Most state agencies also require American Continuing Education to store student and course completion information on our website for a minimum of 2 years. We do not store your payment information (credit card number, expiration date, etc.) strictly for security reasons.
AmericanCE does not otherwise utilize your personal information in any way and never shares or sells your e-mail address or other personal information to other companies. No information is collected about you unless you apply for registration or purchase products from us. "Cookies" (small bits of text that your web browser software stores on your computer when you visit certain web sites) are used by AmericanCE only to allow you to use AmericanCE web site in the most efficient manner.
AmericanCE uses your e-mail address to confirm your order, to confirm shipment of your order, to send course completion information, and to respond to any inquiries you make on-line.
AmericanCE will only send product/promotion e-mails to you if you ask (opt-in) for them and you can easily unsubscribe at any time from your "My Account" page. AmericanCE has a strict company policy not to flood people with e-mail correspondence, but simply gives you periodic information so you can stay up to date on changes to your professions CE requirements, or on current AmericanCE offerings for your profession.
Access to your personal information
AmericanCE will provide you with access update the personal information you provided via your "My Account" personalized web page. You will be able to view and modify all personal information on our database. In order to protect your privacy, AmericanCE takes steps to verify your identity before granting access to the private information or enabling you to make corrections through the use a user-id and password.
Our web site's system is designed to monitor activity and prevent any unauthorized disclosure of credit card numbers or other personal information. In addition, we utilize a licensed system for credit card authorization and fraud detection. We use industry standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to protect the confidentiality of your personal information.