Privacy Policy

AcademicInfluence.com is part of the Education Access LLC group. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

This policy includes compliance guidance that conforms to the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) standards and also to standards of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). AcademicInfluence.com does not maintain standards for CCPA in a separate policy but maintains them within this document.

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What data do we collect?

Categories of personal data as stated by the California Consumer Privacy Act consist of the following:

  • Identifiers
  • Customer Records
  • Protected
  • Commercial
  • Biometric
  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Sensory
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Inferences

Of the categories of data listed above, Education Access LLC—which includes AcademicInfluence.com and its partner sites Influence Publishers, Intelligent Education, Magnifying the Universe, and Alexandria Library—collects and stores the following information only:

  • Logging information on the IP address (CCPA category: Identifiers), IP Geolocation (Geolocation), device type (Identifiers), and browser information (Identifiers and/or Internet) from all visitors to our website via Google Analytics.
  • Personal identification information that has been voluntarily submitted by the site user, including account information (CCPA category: Customer Records), which is restricted to visitors over the age of 13. Account records store name, email address, and a secured, hashed version of the user’s account password for authentication (Identifiers, Internet, and/or Customer Records). Users of the Intelligent Education platforms store their learning record, course progress, quiz responses, notes, highlighted passages, and selected books (Customer Records) within the Education Access database.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide AcademicInfluence.com with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily complete a user survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email,
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies, or
  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services.

AcademicInfluence.com may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Education Access LLC group partners and their sites, which include Education Access, Influence Publishers, Intelligent Education, Magnifying the Universe, and Alexandria Library, or
  • Third-party affiliates or advertisers.

How will we use your data?

AcademicInfluence.com collects your data so that we can:

  • Respond to your inquiries,
  • Subscribe you to subscription services we provide that you elect to receive,
  • Register you for third-party products, services, or information that you elect to receive, and/or
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.

If you agree, AcademicInfluence.com will share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services.

  • Education Access, Influence Publishers, Intelligent Education, Magnifying the Universe, and Alexandria Library, and/or
  • Higher education institution partners.

When AcademicInfluence.com processes your data, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

AcademicInfluence.com does NOT resell data it has received from other entities.

AcademicInfluence.com does NOT sell your data to any entity for any purpose.  Site visitors may elect to use the AcademicInfluence.com site to disclose personal information to a third-party entity other than AcademicInfluence.com and its Education Access LLC group partner sites. Such an intentional, volitional disclosure by the visitor of personal data to a third-party entity does not constitute sale of data by AcademicInfluence.com to another entity under exclusions noted in the CCPA.

How do we store your data?

Education Access LLC group—which includes AcademicInfluence.com and its partner sites Influence Publishers, Intelligent Education, Magnifying the Universe, and Alexandria Library—securely stores your data in databases hosted by Google Cloud and ActiveCampaign. These databases can only be accessed by employees and trusted contractors of Education Access LLC.

AcademicInfluence.com will keep personal identification information that has been voluntarily submitted by the site user, including account information, for a period of one year, after which we will contact you by your submitted email address to verify if you elect for us to maintain it. If you elect for us to maintain it, we will continue to store it for another year. If you elect for us to delete it, then we will delete it within 30 days of receipt of your deletion request using the deletion tools supplied by Google Cloud and ActiveCampaign. If we do not receive a response within 30 days, we will delete your data 18 months after the date of your last account activity using the deletion tools supplied by Google Cloud and ActiveCampaign. We will repeat this verification process annually.

Marketing

AcademicInfluence.com would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies.

  • Education Access LLC group and its sites, which include AcademicInfluence.com, Influence Publishers, Intelligent Education, Magnifying the Universe, and Alexandria Library

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop AcademicInfluence.com from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Education Access LLC group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes,please click here to be excluded.

What are your data protection rights?

AcademicInfluence.com would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request AcademicInfluence.com for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that AcademicInfluence.com correct any information regarding you that you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request AcademicInfluence.com to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that AcademicInfluence.com erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that AcademicInfluence.com restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to AcademicInfluence.com’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that AcademicInfluence.com transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you with a notice of our action taken to address your request. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email address:info@AcademicInfluence.com.

Our website is located athttps://AcademicInfluence.com.

Or write to us:

AcademicInfluence.com

℅ Education Access

116 W Sixth St

Shiner, TX 77984

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visitallaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

AcademicInfluence.com uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in, and
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality– AcademicInfluence.com uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising– AcademicInfluence.com uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. AcademicInfluence.com may share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The AcademicInfluence.com website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

AcademicInfluence.com keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated onJuly 23, 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about AcademicInfluence.com’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our website is located athttps://AcademicInfluence.com.

Email us at info@academicinfluence.com.

Or write to us:

AcademicInfluence.com

℅ Education Access

116 W Sixth St

Shiner, TX 77984

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that AcademicInfluence.com has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the following:

State of Kentucky,Office of Consumer Protection

1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone: 502-696-5389

Fax: 502-573-8317

Hotline: 888-432-9257

See also ourTerms and Conditions