Privacy Policy

Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices:
This Privacy Notice and our Terms of Use will change over time and the use of information which we gather now is subject to these Notices and Terms as modified. Please check this page periodically as you continue to use our site to see if any changes have been made. This privacy notice was most recently changed on March 10, 2011. If you visit our Web site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Legal Notices, including the application of the laws of the State of Oregon.  Rhode Island Contractors Education is affiliated with Contractor Education LLC, based in the State of Oregon.

Personal Information Collected By Rhode Island Contractors Education:
We reserve the right to use information that we collect from our customers to make improvements to our services.   We gather the following types of information:

Information you give us:
Rhode Island Contractors Education collects any information which you enter on our Web site. This information is normally provided when you purchase our products and services, or when you communicate with us through our Web site, telephone, mail or email. You also provide information when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include your name, company, address, telephone number, credit card information, and e-mail address.  In some instances, we may ask you for other people’s names and email addresses for the purpose of communicating with you and/or your employees and providing necessary documentation that may be required by law.

Automatic Information collected by us:
We (or agents on our behalf) reserve the right to collect anonymous information from visits to our sites which may employ cookie technology that enable us to record anonymous data about visits to or transactions made on our web site.  We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics to improve your online experience, or customer service.  No personal data is collected through this process. Through the use of cookies, we may also collect and analyze the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as your browser type and version; operating system and platform; purchase history; confirmation when you open e-mail that we send you; and the URLs which lead you to and around our Web site including the date and time. Your browser allows you to reject cookies and software is available from third parties which will allow you to visit our Web site without providing this information. You are welcomed at our Web site if you use this software, but it may affect your ability to purchase goods and services from our Site.

If you place an order on our Site, we use a secure order form which requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information such as your credit card number. This information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase. All information obtained from you in the course of transacting orders is used for the purpose of fulfilling your order in a timely manner and for communicating the status of your order with you.

Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:
We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, to protect our legal rights and the rights of our users, or when we believe it is needed for fraud protection and/or credit risk reduction.