Privacy Policy

Effective date - APRIL 25, 2020

ptsx.org and each member that provides courses and learning by doing programs through the ptsx.org online platform care about the confidentiality and security of your information. This Privacy Policy applies to information that ptsx.org collects through the ptsx.org online platform when you interact with ptsx.org, with members, with other users, and generally with the ptsx.org online platform.

your information is received and controlled by ptsx.org according to this Privacy Policy when you register for a ptsx.org user account or otherwise use the ptsx.org online platform. If you join in a course or learning by doing program offered by a member on or through the ptsx.org online platform, information about you and your activity in the course or learning by doing program is received and controlled also by that member as described in Privacy Policy.
ptsx.org and ptsx.org members are solely and independently responsible for ptsx.org’s privacy practices.

If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy then please do not access, browse or register for ptsx.org online platform or join in (to purchase) any courses or learning by doing programs. if you choose not to provide information required to provide you with various courses and learning by doing programs offered on ptsx.org online platform, then you may not be able to establish a user account or obtain those courses and learning by doing programs.

This privacy policy is organized as follow:

  • Information that ptsx.org collects from you (collecting personal information).
  • Cookies and tracking technologies on the ptsx.org online platform.
  • How your Information is used.
  • How your information is shared.
  • How to manage your personal information.
  • Storage and security.
  • Privacy policy updates.
  • Contact information.
  • Glossary.

Information That ptsx.org Collects From You (Including Personal Information)

ptsx.org directly collects information when you:

  • Register for a ptsx.org user account;
  • Purchase (join in) a course or learning by doing program.
  • send email messages to ptsx.org

ptsx.org also indirectly collects usage information about your visit to ptsx.org online platform, as explained in the section below titled cookies and tracking Technologies.

ptsx.org does not itself collect or store financial account numbers on purchase of ptsx.org online platform courses and learning by doing programs. Instead, if you choose to make a purchase (join in) on ptsx.org online platform, you will be directed to ptsx.org’s third party payment processor. If you do not wish to submit the required payment information, then you will not be able to purchase (join in) any courses or learning by doing programs on ptsx.org online platform.

To the extent that ptsx.org associates the information that ptsx.org collects directly or indirectly with an individual (for example, you) the association is based on personal information in your user profile.

ptsx.org requires your personal information only in limited circumstances when you:

  • Register for a ptsx.org user account (name, mobile number and email address).
  • Purchase (join in) any courses or learning by doing programs on ptsx.org online platform.

Members do not receive your personal information unless and until you purchase (join in) a course or learning by doing program. If you join in a course or learning by doing program, the member that offers the course or learning by doing program will receive personal information from your ptsx.org user profile plus the information that ptsx.org collects about your activity in the course or learning by doing program in which you have joined in.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies on the ptsx.org Online Platform

Like many companies, ptsx.org uses cookies and other common tracking technologies on ptsx.org online platform and in email communication to help ptsx.org better understand your use and needs of the ptsx.org online platform, current and future ptsx.org- related courses and learning by doing programs, and how ptsx.org and members can improve. For example:

  • Based on your cookies setting, ptsx.org tracks information indicating, among other things, which pages of the ptsx.org online platform were visited, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks and other user interface controls were used:
  • ptsx.org may log the IP address, operating system and browser software (including mobile use and device type) you used when accessing the ptsx.org online platform, and ptsx.org may be able to determine from an IP address your internet service provider and the geographical location of your point of connectivity; and
  • ptsx.org may track and collect information from emails that ptsx.org sends to you, for example whether you opened the email or clicked on any links from the email.

ptsx.org also partners with third parties to help us track and understand your activity on the ptsx.org online platform, how you interact with ptsx.org’s social media, and how you find or may be referred to ptsx.org online platform. Individual members may separately use tracking technologies within their courses or learning by doing programs and email communications to understand your activity within a course or learning by doing program and how you find or may be referred to a course or learning by doing program on the ptsx.org online platform.

ptsx.org and members use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • When necessary for system administration, security, and integrity to ensure the ptsx.org online platform works properly for you. Without these technologies, the ptsx.org online platform may not function correctly;
  • To enable analytics, performance and functionality, to help ptsx.org and members gather information about how visitors use the ptsx.org online platform and monitor ptsx.org online platform performance, and to enhance your experience by recognizing and remembering whether you have visited the ptsx.org online platform before and may have any personal preference; and
  • To support marketing by enabling ptsx.org and members to understand your requirements and preferences.

You have some options for managing cookies and other tracking technologies. These include:

Modify your browser settings: you should be able to control how and whether your web browser accepts cookies by adjusting its privacy and security settings. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browser will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, and how to disable existing cookies. If you reject ptsx.org’s cookies, many functions and conveniences of the ptsx.org online platform may not work properly.

Opting out of certain third- party tracking and advertising: Some of the third parties used by ptsx.org or a member for cookies and tracking technologies offer the ability to opt-out from their tracking by following processes described on their website. Neither ptsx.org nor any member is responsible for the effectiveness of any third- party opt-out options.

How Your Information is Used

ptsx.org and members use information, including personal information, to carry out the following purposes:

Operate and improve the ptsx.org online platform: This includes creating and improving features that support the ptsx.org community and enable ptsx.org online platform usage at scale.

Create, administer, provide, and teach courses and learning by doing programs: This includes creating and improving the delivery of online courses and learning by doing programs on ptsx.org online platform.

Offer and improve courses and learning by doing programs: This includes enabling you to navigate the ptsx.org online platform, to join in (purchase) courses and learning by doing programs on the ptsx.org online platform, to learn effectively in such courses and learning by doing programs.

Develop and maintain the security and performance of the ptsx.org online platform: This includes tracking ptsx.org online platform outages and creating software solutions, detecting violations of the Honor code and Terms of service, and monitoring uses, misuses, and potential misuses of ptsx.org online platform.

Track ptsx.org online platform usage against goals and mission: This includes performing analytics to evaluate access to and performance in courses and learning by doing programs.

Communicate with you: This includes answering your course and learning by doing program questions, notifying you of courses and learning by doing programs, and ptsx.org online platform maintenance and updates, marketing to you about course and learning by doing program offerings, news and related services of ptsx.org.

Exercise, enforce, and comply with legal rights and obligations: This includes responding to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; and investigating, preventing, or taking action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, security or technical issues, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ptsx.org, members, or others, and as otherwise required by applicable law

How Your Information is Shared

ptsx.org and members share information, including personal information, with third parties for the following purposes:

  • With service providers, and other third parties that help carry out the uses described above - ptsx.org requires third parties to: (1) abide by this Privacy Policy and applicable law; (2) handle personal information in a confidential manner and maintain adequate security; and (3) use personal information only as needed to fulfill the relevant purpose(s).
    In some cases, the ptsx.org online platform and individual courses and learning by doing programs are integrated with third-party services or contain links to website published by third parties, including other content providers as well as service providers. These third parties are responsible for their own privacy practices, so you should pay attention anytime you are redirected to a third-party website and be sure to review its privacy policy.
  • With other learners in courses and/or learning by doing programs that you take, and with other visitors to the ptsx.org online platform, to create an interactive learning environment and discussion forum participation, and share courses and learning by doing programs information – This includes sharing comments, content or other information that you submit to a portion of the ptsx.org online platform designed for viewing by other course or learning by doing program participants.
  • With affiliates of ptsx.org or a member, or with successors in the event of a merger, acquisition, or reorganization, for their use consistent with this Privacy Policy.

ptsx.org or a member may also seek your consent for additional disclosures of information, including personal information, and will share it only as described to you. In addition, ptsx.org or a member may share with public and with third parties, including but not limited to researchers and business partners, information and personal information that is de-identified or aggregated in a manner that does not personally identify you.

How to Manage Your Personal Information

Access and correct your personal information: Much of your personal information is available in your ptsx.org user account. Your name, email address, mobile no. and other identifiable profile information is not editable. You can only change login password of your ptsx.org user account. Your user dashboard lists all courses and learning by doing programs in which you have joined in.

Restrict or object to the processing of personal information: you may object to, or request that ptsx.org or a member stop, its use of your personal information for other purposes by contacting the team@ptsx.org. please note that if you choose to restrict ptsx.org’s or a member’s ability to process personal information and the processing is otherwise required to provide you with various courses and learning by doing programs offered on ptsx.org online platform, you may not be able to establish a ptsx.org user account or join in (to purchase) a course or learning by doing program, and ptsx.org or a member may not be able to provide you with those courses and learning by doing programs.

Data retention: ptsx.org and ptsx.org members will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you with courses and learning by doing programs; to maintain a record of your transactions for financial reporting, audit, and compliance purposes; and to comply with ptsx.org’s legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.

Storage and Security

ptsx.org and ptsx.org members store information, including personal information, on its own servers and/or on of servers of companies that ptsx.org and members hire to provide services.

ptsx.org controls its own copy of information collected through the ptsx.org online platform and has an information security program designed to protect information in its possession or control. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policies, processes, and procedures. ptsx.org uses administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information that it collects, receives, stores, or transmits. Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure; and therefore, ptsx.org cannot guarantee its absolute security. While ptsx.org works hard to ensure the integrity and security of its network and systems, ptsx.org cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining information.

If ptsx.org learns of a security breach involving its copy of your personal information, ptsx.org may attempt to notify you electronically so that you may take appropriate protective steps. And if a ptsx.org member learns of a security breach involving that member’s copy of your personal information, the member may attempt to notify you electronically so that you may take appropriate protective steps. By using the ptsx.org online platform or providing personal information to ptsx.org, you agree that ptsx.org and ptsx.org members can communicate with you electronically regarding security privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the ptsx.org online platform. If a security system breach occurs, ptsx.org and ptsx.org members may send an email to you at the email address associated with your ptsx.org user account.

Privacy Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy will be reviewed and updated from time to time. When changes are made, the Privacy Policy will be labeled as “Revised (date),” indicating that you should review the new terms, which will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By assessing the ptsx.org online platform after any changes have been made, you accept the modified Privacy Policy and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of the Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

 If you have privacy concerns, or would like to access the personal information that ptsx.org or ptsx.org members maintain about you, please contact us at team@ptsx.org.

Glossary

Cookies are unique identifiers usually in the form of small data files placed on your device that send certain information about your activity on the ptsx.org online platform or in an email communication back to ptsx.org or the authorized third-party that served the cookies

ptsx.org online platform consists of all content and pages located within ptsx.org web domain.

Join in or enroll in is to purchase courses or learning by doing programs on ptsx.org online platform.

Member is a person or entity that provides courses, learning by doing programs or content on or through ptsx.org online platform.

Personal information is information that specifically identifies you or that, when combined with other information, could be used to identify you.

Tracking Technologies are web beacons, clear gifs, pixels, and similar technologies that are also unique identifiers used to track your online activity but are not stored on your device.

Effective date – APRIL 25, 2020