Privacy Policy

WHAT THIS PRIVACY POLICY COVERS

FAIR Institute Inc. ("FAIR Institute") takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

This policy covers how FAIR Institute treats personal information that FAIR Institute collects and receives. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, like your name, e-mail address, or phone number and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This privacy policy only applies to FAIR Institute. This policy does not apply to the practices of individuals and companies that FAIR Institute does not own or control, or to people that FAIR Institute does not employ or manage.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

FAIR Institute collects personal information when you register to use FAIR Institute products and services, when you use FAIR Institute products or services, when you submit personal information to FAIR Institute web pages, and when you visit FAIR Institute web pages. FAIR Institute may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.

FAIR Institute collects information about your interactions and transactions with us, including information about your use of products and services that we offer.

FAIR Institute may automatically receive and record information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, FAIR Institute cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request. FAIR Institute may log certain information that your browser sends us, and we may collect information about the pages you view within our sites and other actions you take while visiting us. In connection with this transfer of information, FAIR Institute may use certain technologies to determine whether you have opened an e-mail or clicked on a link contained in an e-mail. FAIR Institute may also track users that visit FAIR Institute’ websites or log in to FAIR Institute’ products or services. Collecting information in this manner allows us to collect statistics about our websites' usage and effectiveness and personalize your experience while you are on our websites, as well as tailor our interactions with

FAIR Institute uses information for the following general purposes: fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

FAIR Institute uses cookies and similar technologies, including mobile application identifiers, to help us recognize you across different products and services, improve your experience, increase security, and measure use and effectiveness of our products and services. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. By visiting our websites, you consent to the placement of cookies and beacons in your browser and HTML-based emails in accordance

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

FAIR Institute does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission or authorization, or under the following circumstances:

We provide information to trusted companies or individuals who work on behalf of or with FAIR Institute under confidentiality or business associate agreements. These companies and individuals may use your personal information to help FAIR Institute communicate with you and ensure our web pages remain operational. However, these companies and individuals do not have any independent right to share this information.

When you register for a FAIR Institute account or password, your registration information and other data will be transmitted to the United States and/or other countries for processing and storage by FAIR Institute and its affiliates. In addition, we may provide your personal information to a FAIR Institute affiliate worldwide for general data-processing purposes. For example, various FAIR Institute affiliates may be responsible for processing and storing your information in order to deliver content and services to you. In these situations your information may be subject to the legal jurisdiction of these countries.

We respond to disclosure demands if permitted or required by law including responding to warrants, subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities including suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of FAIR Institute' Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law. We transfer information about you if

FAIR Institute is acquired by or merged with another company.

In the course of providing technical support to you, we may sometimes have incidental access to data that you have provided to us or data that is located on your system. This data may contain information about you or individuals or entities related to you. This Privacy Policy does not apply to our access to or handling of this information; the conditions regarding the handling and processing of that data is covered by our Terms of Use and any other agreements between you

Certain interactions or transactions may involve you calling us or us calling you. They may also involve online chats or other electronic communications. Please be aware that it is FAIR

Institute' general practice to monitor and in some cases record such interactions for staff training or quality assurance purposes or to retain evidence of a particular transaction or interaction.

USE OF INFORMATION IN THE SOCIAL COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT

FAIR Institute may provide social computing tools on some of its web sites to enable online sharing and collaboration among members who have registered to use them. These include forums, wikis, blogs and other social media platforms.

Certain information that you provide to FAIR Institute may be made available to other participants as part of your profile, but such information will be subject to and protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Any content that you post or otherwise input, such as pictures, information, opinions, or any other type of personal information that you make available to other participants on these social platforms, is not subject to this Privacy Policy. Rather, such content is subject to the Terms of

FAIR Institute may also use or share your information to protect the rights or property of FAIR

Institute and our clients and business partners when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or the rights of others, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our web sites or on FAIR Institute.

YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND

You can amend or edit your FAIR Institute account information any time that you feel the personal information maintained by FAIR Institute about you is incorrect. This request must be in writing. The completed amendment request will be incorporated with the other personal information about you maintained by FAIR Institute.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to FAIR Institute services, such as service announcements, administrative messages and other communications without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. However, for certain communications, you may be given the option to opt out of receiving them.

If your FAIR Institute account is deleted, certain information might remain in our archived records after your account has been deleted. It is your sole obligation to request a copy of your information or to make a copy of your information before deleting your account.

We limit access to personal information about you to individuals who we believe reasonably need to access to such personal information to provide products or services to you or in order to

FAIR Institute implements reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

We will retain your account information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your registration information to provide you services, contact us using the contact information provided at the end of this

Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your account information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

FAIR Institute may update this policy. We may notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary e-mail address specified in your

FAIR Institute account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS

If you have questions or suggestions or wish to contact us, you can do so by using the following contact information:

FAIR Institute Inc.
Privacy Policy Issues
850 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Suite 250
Spokane, WA 99202
E-mail: privacy@fairinstitute.org