Bar Virgin Inc. takes your privacy seriously.
Because we want to provide you with the most efficient and enhanced service, we may request information about you. However, we will not offer any information about you to any outside company or individual unless we receive your prior consent.
- This policy does not apply to the practices of companies, or other organizations that Bar Virgin University does not own or control, or to people that Bar Virgin University does not manage or employ. Bar Virgin University may contain links to other sites and Bar Virgin University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites.
Information We Collect and Track
- General Usage Information. Bar Virgin University collects information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visit and what services members use. This data is automatically retrieved. This type of general information is not used to identify specific users, but in an aggregate form to help us analyze traffic patterns and enhance our service to better serve our users and advertisers.
- Bar Virgin University Registration. When you register at Bar Virgin University (barvirgin.com), we ask for personal information from you (name, email, etc.). Once you login to our services with your username and password (that identifies your registration data), you are not anonymous to us. Both General Usage Information and any personal details you provide to us is used to enhance and customize content, identify (and in some cases validate) you when you post content, participate in a class, or access any of our member-privileged services.
- Creating, Joining, Taking, or Using our Service. When you create, join, take, or use our service, you are not anonymous to us, the instructor(s) , or the members within the program you have enrolled. Personally identifiable information about you such as your BVU username, your first and last name, and your email address may be made available in the future to fellow class participants within the program you have joined. This information is released and shared with your fellow members to better enhance your online learning experience and to promote free and open inquiry. We are not responsible of how fellow class participants decide to use this information about you.
What We Do with Collected Data
Data collected from Bar Virgin University members (people who have filled out our registration form and logged in) may be used to identify the member in order to allow that member to join and participate in our online programs. Information we gather and collect about anonymous users and members logged into our service is also used to provide you with content that may be of interest to you or relevant to your needs. Additionally, we may show advertisements to you that are relevant to your demographic information. Bar Virgin University requires revenue from advertising in order to provide you with its many services. In order to help enhance the effectiveness of online ads, BVU may provide advertisers with general demographic information on an aggregate basis (but no personal information that would identify you would be disclosed to another company).
Data on your activity within the BVU Environment is provided to the instructor(s) of the class you are taking. This data includes your username, page(s) accessed, date and time of accessing pages, and any class-related activities. This data is only released to the instructor and staff of BVU, and not to other people or companies. We do not release any data to the instructor that would pose a potential security threat to our service. As a service to the instructor and to better promote online education, we may provide logs of class activity to the instructor of the class to help him/her better improve his/her intellectual environment, to better understand traffic flow, and to determine the level of class participation by individuals students. While Bar Virign University does not sell or give its member list to other persons or companies, it is important to note that (if you choose to use our online service) fellow class participants may obtain some identifiable information about you.
A Note About Cookies
Sharing of Information We Collect
We do not share any of the information we collect about individual users with outside companies or people not employed at Bar Virgin Inc. However, we may share some general demographic information about Bar Virgin University visitors collectively with advertisers or partners, but nothing that is personal or identifiable to an individual. If you use our service as an expert, information such as your name, your expertise, and your resume may be available to the general public. Bar Virgin University is not responsible for information you choose to make public on its web site or social media, and if you do not want this information to be public, please do not release it. We provide this information in the spirit of promoting and enhancing learning online and the student experience. This information is not released to other individuals or companies.
Third Party Advertising Tracking
Security of Information We Collect
We work hard to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts any sensitive or financial information you submit. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log off when finished using a shared computer.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is extremely important to us. For this reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from anyone who identifies themselves as being under the age of 13. Our website is not constructed in any way, shape, or form to attract anyone under the age of 18. Bar Virgin Inc. (Bar Virgin University) is an adult service for responsible adult members.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
If you have registered on the BVU service as a Bar Virgin University member, you have access to your personally identifiable information. You can update or correct this information, Your profile is unique and secured by your Bar Virign University Username and Password.
Release of Member Records
Once you have completed an online program, your records are available for up to 5 years from the date of completion in the form of an online certificate (if you purchased the certificate option). You personally control and are responsible for any release of this information to other parties. You can set whether or not your certificate is available to other people.
Our Commitment to Data Security
Bar Virgin University has taken several security measures in order to protect the information under our control. All personal information we collect is stored at a secured location in order to ensure that no unauthorized individuals have access to the equipment or its data.
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