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SHAWS-LAWSON ASSOCIATES LLC
PRIVACY POLICY

Effective 1-25-2006

This policy discloses the Shaws-Lawson Associates LLC privacy practices for this online training site. Shaws-Lawson Associates LLC is committed to protecting your privacy and earning your trust.

Shaws-Lawson will be acting as the affiliate host provider for the online training courses offered for the use of its client companies. Shaws-Lawson will be collecting personal information for registration and reporting purposes only. Registration allows you to participate in the online training and allows us to identify you as a unique participant. Reports are made available to client companies for their internal use.

Information Collection and Use

In order to use the training programs on this Web site, you must first complete the registration form and create a user name, user profile and password. During registration you are required to give us personal information such as contact, job, education and career information. Additionally, as you proceed with this training, we collect your training assessment results in order to monitor your progress in the program. We use this information to generate progress reports for our client companies.

If you request information from us through our 'Request Info' or 'Contact Us' links, we reserve the right to contact you once to fulfill your request. You will not be put on any mailing list nor will you receive multiple e-mails unless you request subsequent responses.

If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Shaws-Lawson does not store this information and only uses it for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

As you use this training website, you will enter personal information. Shaws-Lawson will not sell or share such personal information with any third parties. Shaws-Lawson will keep confidential all information provided by participants, and will not use it for any purpose other than this training.

Log Files

As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, and date/time stamp.

We use this information to monitor traffic on the site, and to maintain site security. We analyze the site log to make sure only authorized participants are accessing the learning material.

Cookies

Security

In addition to a password protection system, Shaws-Lawson has employed Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology that encrypts all information entered on the Web site before it is sent over the Internet. Encryption is the process of taking the characters you enter at your computer keyboard and scrambling them into bits of code before transmission. The bits are then securely transmitted over the Internet to be deciphered on the Shaws-Lawson server. To anyone else, the information would be unreadable.

Message Board

Some training programs on this web site offer a message board for the general use of the participants and the course instructors. If you use this message board, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit can be read, collected, or used by others on the training Web site, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit in the message board.

Updating, Reviewing, or Correcting Personal Registration Information

Account Disabling and Removal

In most cases, an individual's participation is mandatory. Thus, there is no mechanism for the user to disable or remove their account. If an individual is participating voluntarily or would otherwise like to disable or remove their account before the program is completed, please contact support@shaws-lawson.com. Shaws-Lawson's web administrator will contact the company Program Director whom the individual is associated with and the company Program Director will resolve the issue.

Each individual's account is removed 60 days after completion of a training program, unless otherwise required by the client company. Contact support@shaws-lawson.com to see if your company's policy differs from the standard 60 day period. You can expect a response within 72 hours.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our web site.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by e-mail, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policies, please contact us at:

Shaws-Lawson Associates
Attn: Privacy Officer
130 Great Road
Bedford MA 01730 U.S.A.
+1 781-354-3933
Email: support@shaws-lawson.com
Web Site: https://www.shaws-lawson.com