- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Lactation Education Resources (known from here as LER) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. LER only has access to and collects information that you voluntarily give us via email, account registration, or other direct contact from you. LER will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
LER will use this information to respond to inquiries communicated to us. LER will not share this information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request or to maintain our accreditations.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
•See what data we have about you, if any.
•Change/correct any data we have about you.
•Have us delete any data we have about you.
•Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
LER holds all information collected about our students in the strictest confidence. Names and email addresses are necessary to process Online classes. You will also be asked to provide professional demographic information (such as, healthcare profession, and IBCLC credential status) about yourself, you may select ‘Not Applicable’ if you wish to opt out of providing this information. This information is required by credentialing agencies which we report to annually and is not shared in a personally identifiable manner. For example, we provide a total number of students who hold the IBCLC credential but not who is an IBCLC.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a website visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Analytics, Advertising and Remarketing
We use Google Analytics to improve website performance and to insure we are delivering quality content for users on our website. We use Google Ad Words to market courses which may be of interest to our students. Google Ad Words will remember your visit to our website using a cookie and Googlex may market our courses in Generic Google Ad locations throughout the web. You may learn more and modify these settings from these websites: http://www.google.com/settings/ads and http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
We use Facebook Remarketing to provide information and ads to Facebook users who have expressed interest in our website and lessons. There are ways to opt out of targeted advertising, here are links to opt out of remarketing ads: http://www.aboutads.info/choices and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ for European visitors.
This web site contains links to other sites. Classes may include hyper-links to sites maintained or controlled by others. LER vets these websites at the time they are posted. Neither LER nor the individual instructors are responsible for hyper-links that have moved or changed their content. LER will endeavor to find a replacement for hyper-links that become inoperable. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
We take 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, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
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/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
LER may request information via a survey upon completion of select courses. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of our courses and for reporting student satisfaction to our credentialing agencies.