We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy at any given time. We advise you to visit this page frequently, if you want to make sure you are up to date with the latest changes. If at any point ACC decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether to permit the use of their information in this separate manner. This Policy applies to ACC and any subsidiary company listed below, and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us. Through the use of www.chirocolleges.org you are therefore consenting to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.
Specifically, this Policy will inform you of what personally identifiable information is collected from you through our website; why we collect personally identifiable information and the legal basis for such collection; how we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared; what choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and the security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. This website collects various types of information, such as voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc. which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested; information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.
ACC may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, or type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.
ACC may also deem it necessary, from time to time, to follow websites that our users may frequent to gleam what types of services and products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.
Rest assured that this site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for on this Policy.
We are collecting your data for to understand your needs better and provide the services you have requested; to fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services and products; to send promotional emails containing information you may be interested in when we have your consent to do so; to contact you to fill out surveys or participate in other types of market research, when we have your consent to do so; to customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences
ACC does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.
ACC may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from www.chirocolleges.org and its subsidiaries.
ACC and its subsidiaries may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.
ACC may feel it necessary, from time to time, to contact you on behalf of our other external business partners with regards to a potential new offer which may be of interest to you. If you consent or show interest in presented offers, then, at that time, specific identifiable information, such as name, email address and/or telephone number, may be shared with the third party.
ACC uses various third-party social media features including but not limited to and other interactive programs. These may collect your IP address and require cookies to work properly. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within Association Of Chiropractic Colleges, Incorporated’s control.
ACC may not use or disclose the information provided by you except as necessary to provide services or products you have ordered; in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented; in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined; as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant; to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential; as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service; as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of ACC.
ACC respects your privacy. We maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in ACC products and services). In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.
ACC’s website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
All users and visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to [email protected]. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. ACC will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.
ACC operations are located in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield.) By providing personal information to us,you are consenting to its storage and use as described in this Policy.
Under the regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) of the EU you have certain rights as a Data Subject. These rights are as follows:
In addition to the rights above, please rest assured that we will always aim to encrypt and anonymize your personal information whenever possible. We also have protocols in place in the unlikely event that we suffer a data breach, and we will contact you if your personal information is ever at risk. For more details regarding our security protections see the section below or visit our website at www.chirocolleges.org.
ACC takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (e.g. credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 703-884-9470 X 100
Mailing Address: Association of Chiropractic Colleges, 2503-D N Harrison St #308, Arlington, Virginia 22207
The data controller responsible for your personal information for the purposes of GDPR compliance is:
Anne Marie Munson [email protected] 703-884-9470
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
2503-D N Harrison St, 308
Arlington VA 22207