The "Social Work Test Prep" website located at socialworktestprep.com (including any and all sub-domains) and any and all services and software provided through or by such website(s) (whether over the Internet, by mobile platform or otherwise) or otherwise in connection with Social Work Test Prep, LLC (and any related software and services), collectively referred to as the "Site," is owned and operated by Social Work Test Prep, LLC. The users of the Site, including anyone that accesses, browses or uses the Site, are referred to as "you" or "User." Social Work Test Prep, LLC is referred to as "SWTP," the "Company," "we," or "us." The Site can be accessed, browsed or used through a variety of online, mobile or other platforms as SWTP decides to make available (in its sole and absolute discretion) and/or discontinue from time to time.
General Provisions Regarding Users' Personal Information
The Company, including its employees, agents, independent contractors and/or representatives, do now or may in the future collect personal information as discussed below ("Personal Information") in a number of circumstances in the course of our operation of the Site, such as (without limitation) when users register for services, use the Site, provide credit card or payment information, request publications or other information from us, sign up for newsletters, participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys) and obtain or provide user access credentials.
Examples of Personal Information we will or may collect from Site users includes (without limitation): (a) names, physical and email addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers, internet protocol (IP) addresses and other business and/or residential contact information; (b) information or comments provided on the Site or otherwise, including information input into databases, forms, or other input mechanisms integrated into the Site, (c) feedback and comments about you with respect to the Site; (d) information regarding your activity on the Site, including (without limitation) your browsing patterns, download activity and pages viewed; (e) credit card and payment information; and (f) other information we may collect with your consent or as permitted or required by applicable law in the routine operation of the Site.
We will retain such information indefinitely, unless otherwise required by the law and regulations applicable to the Site and the User.
Collection of Information from Unregistered Visitors
The Company operates and maintains the Site at socialworktestprep.com (and any and all sub-domains thereof) as well as adaptations, archives, mirrors and other versions of the Site (whether in online, offline, mobile and/or other platforms). In general, you can visit the online version of the Site using a web browser and view basic content while remaining unregistered and not disclosing any Personal Information; provided, however, that the Site must utilize your IP address to connect to your browser and may directly or through its affiliate's integrated code, read and set browser cookie data. In this way, Site may collect and correlate non-personally identifiable but individuated information that becomes available to us as a result of your visit to our Site, incluing but not limited to your IP address, associated Internet Service Provider, general geopgraphic location, referring website(s) and system configuration, and in cases where unregistered users nevertheless have relationships with our affiliates, pre-populated affiliate data stored by your browser.
Browser Cookies and User Tracking
Cookies are also used to recognize users within and across sites in order to target marketing and advertising. Though this type of advertising is therefore individated, it is done on an automated basis, and in the aggregate. Unless a visitor specifically provides their identity to us, e.g., by registering at our Site, providing information through an online form or sending us correspondence from the Site, despite our use of site management tools such as Google Analytics, we will not know who the individual visitors are.
We may use other technologies including, but not limited to, browser scripting, pixel tags, web beacons, and technologies that enable us to be aware of your operating systems, hardware configurations, software applications that may be installed on your computer, and pages you visited on our website(s). These technologies are employed to allow us to improve our Site and enrich the services offered through it. None of the information identifies you personally. We do not link aggregate information to personally identifiable information.
You can disable or restrict cookies and browser scripting using your Internet browser settings. Please consult your web browser's help function or support resources for additional assistance. Note that if you disable or restrict cookies or browser scripts, certain features of our Site may not function properly.
We take reasonable steps to safeguard your Personal Information and keep it secure using measures and methods that are appropriate for a company and website of our scope and size in our industry, and as is required by applicable law and regulation. Despite these precautions, the Company cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to Personal Information, directly or by compromising a Company affiliate or service provider.
Alternative Site Access Platforms
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you access the Site through means other than traditional Internet access directly to the Site (i.e. you access the Site through mobile, offline, co-branded, social media or networks, or any other means) the above collection of information by us or by any such intermediary is subject to modification based upon the terms of that access platform.
Scope of the Use of Personal Information by the Company
The Company uses Users' Personal Information for the following purposes: (a) identification; (b) establishment and maintenance of our relationship with you, (c) to provide you with ongoing news, publications and information, to respond to your requests and inquiries, to fulfill your requests to register for services, use the Site, provide credit card or payment information to us, request publications or other information from us, sign up for newsletters, participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys) and obtain or provide user access credentials; (d) marketing purposes, such as your Site activity, browsing and usage information and/or your demographic information that you may have voluntarily provided to us, in order to better tailor our marketing activities and to implement and maintain loyalty programs, provided that we do not sell or lease your Personal Information to third parties for their marketing activities without your explicit consent (except aggregate information that may be individuated but not personally identifiable); (e) providing information to third-party administrators or other providers necessary to optimize operation of the Site; (f) maintaining business records for reasonable periods, and generally managing and administering our business; (g) meeting legal, regulatory, insurance, security and processing requirements and court or administrative orders;(h) for other purposes that may arise, upon notice and your consent; and (i) as otherwise permitted or required by law, as further explained below.
Routine Disclosure of Personal Information
Personal Information may be disclosed to: (a) our employees, agents, representatives, advisors, affiliates and independent contractors, in connection with their performance of services for or on behalf of the Company; (b) service providers who help us with our business operations, sales and marketing, information technology or professional services and; (c) other third party service providers, in connection with operation of the Site.
The Company and Site cooperate with such third party service providers under conditions of confidentiality in order to administer our Site and improve or expand Site functionality, reliability or other utility. Examples of these third-party service providers may include (without limitation) auditors, hosting providers, Internet Service Providers, software providers, information technology service providers, server and data providers, e-mail validation services, mailing list providers and customer relations management systems. We will review the policies of such third parties for compliance with our expectation that your Personal Information collected, used, disclosed or otherwise processed by any of the aforementioned parties for us or on our behalf is protected and not used or disclosed for any additional purposes than those described herein.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to any other outside parties than these third parties who assist us in operating our Site, conducting our business, or servicing you, under their respective privacy policies.
Disclosure of Personal Information in Business Transactions
Compliance and Legal Process
Consent, Opt-in and Opt-Out
By registering an account on the Site and confirming their registration Users are consent to receive periodic email, text and other electronic or digital messages from the Company, unless the User has expressed a desire to unsubscribe and not receive such messages ("opt-out"). These messages may include, without limitation, information and advertisements from the Company and its partners. The Company will not share, sell or market the email addresses or other collected Personal Information of Users to third parties other than as explained in this policy.
Access, Correction or Removal of User Profiles
The Company may establish and maintain a profile of your Personal Information for the purposes described above. If you wish to request access or correction of your Personal Information in our custody or control, you may contact us as indicated below. In some cases, your right to access or correct your Personal Information may be subject to legal restrictions. Users covered by the GDP may have additional rights in these areas, as further explained below.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
It is our policy to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. It is our policy to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and other applicable laws. The Company does not attempt to, or knowingly ask for or, collect information from any person under the age of 13. We recommend that children ask a parent for permission before sending any personal information anywhere using the Internet. You must be over the age of 18 to use the Site.
Please bear in mind that the Company is based in the United States, and for most purposes governed by US and California law. We do not necessarily attempt to comply with foreign (non-U.S.) privacy legislation, except for the European Union's GDPR for those Users under its jurisdiction. By consenting (in any manner described above) to our collection, usage and disclosure of your Personal Information, you acknowledge and understand that the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, and furthermore, you agree that your Personal Information may be transferred across national boundaries, except as forbidden by the aforementioned laws and regulations.
European Users' Data Privacy Rights
This section applies only to Users located in the European Union, or who are otherwise "Covered Users" as defined below.
Data Controller Contact Information -- for those users ("Covered Users") for whom SWTP is a "controller" within the meaning of EU Regulation 2016/679 ("GDPR"), you may contact the Controller of your Personal Information as follows:
Social Work Test Prep
4443 Ambrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Please use the same contact information for all other GDPR related inquiries.
Basis for Processing of Covered Users' Personal Information -- we only process your Personal Information when we have a legitimate basis to do so. We process such information to provide you the services of the Site and the Company, when you give us your consent, when it is essential to a legitimate purpose such as promoting the Site, improving the Site, or protecting the rights of the Company, or else when we are otherwise specifically legally authorized or compelled to do so by a valid authority.
Covered Users' Right to Obtain and Restrict Use of Personal Information -- We recognize Covered Users' rights to assert control over the use of their Personal Information. Please note that in some instances your rights may be limited by the rights of others or the rights of the Company, as recognized by the GDPR. If you with to exercise your right to access or transfer copies of your Personal Information held by us, correct any mistakes you believe that Personal Information contains, or request deletion, limitation or object to further processing of your data by the Site or the Company, or wish to withdraw specific consent previously given to the Site or the Company for the ongoing or future processing your Personal Information, please direct your request to the contact address given above. The withdrawal of your consent is not retroactive.
Advisory to International Users
Terms of Service
This Policy is integrated into the Terms of Service which govern the use of the Site, including disclaimers and limitations of liability governing the use of the Site and the Company's products and services.
The Company may, in its sole and absolute discretion, modify or change any or every aspect of the Policy at any time (for any reason or no reason), effective immediately upon posting such modifications or changes (or a revised version of this Policy incorporating such modifications or changes therein) on or through the Site. Please periodically consult the end of this Policy to determine when the Policy was last revised. Though we will attempt to notify registered Users of changes to this policy (except for those who have "opted-out" of notification), Users nevertheless agree to periodically review this Policy to ensure awareness of any ongoing changes or modifications that are made to the Policy. Your continued use of the Site after any such modifications or changes are posted will constitute your complete and unequivocal acceptance of such any modifications or changes to the Policy.
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