Privacy Policy

Your Privacy and Security

At Empiridence® Seminars we recognize that privacy is important. Empiridence® Seminars and its web site (herein “Web Site”) is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers and visitors to this Web Site and does not collect names, email addresses, or any other personal information unless it is voluntarily provided by site visitors. Empiridence® Seminars manages and protects your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and established company security standards and practices. Your trust is very important to us and we value your right to privacy. We pledge and we want you to know that we will not gather any personal information on this Web Site from you without your prior knowledge and consent. If you send us an e-mail or submit any forms from this Web Site, you have our assurances that they will be received in confidence and your e-mail address and information will not be shared with any parties outside of Empiridence® Seminars. We are not in the business of selling or renting individuals' personal data to other companies for marketing purposes. Some parts of this Web Site may allow you to request information from or submit information ("Visitor Content") or e-mail to Empiridence® Seminars. You grant Empiridence® Seminars the unrestricted right to use or distribute, free of charge, any visitor content submitted on this Web Site by you. If you complete any on-line forms found on this Web Site that are not submitted, no information will be tracked or stored. In this Privacy Policy we provide detailed information on when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or any information that is made available on this Web Site, please email us through our Web Site or write to use at:

Privacy Matters

c/o Empiridence Seminars

25 NW 23rd Pl, Ste 6 - 311

Portland, OR 97210

Security of Personal Information

When you submit registration information on Empiridence® Seminars and its background registration management vendor company a secure server is used. The secure server software (SSL) helps protect your information as it travels over the Internet by encrypting that information before it is sent to us. Industry-standard security mechanisms are implemented and procedures to protect data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

You are invited to and can browse our Web Site as a customer or visitor without providing us any personal information. Course registration on our Web Site requires, as part of the registration process, for you to provide additional personal information. We use that information for several general purposes: to further inform you about courses/seminars and services if you so request; to fulfill your request; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to verify the accuracy of our records; or to contact you regarding your course registration or customer satisfaction surveys.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Empiridence® Seminars sometimes hires vendor companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering items, sending postal mail, providing technical support, and processing event registrations. In addition, we may use third party information or technology in our products and disclose customer information to such third parties solely for the purposes of fulfillment, support, or audit by such third parties. If you require further information on the channel partners, vendor companies or third parties to whom your information may have been passed to please email us.

Empiridence® Seminars may also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information and action is reasonably necessary in connection with a sale, merger, transfer, exchange or other disposition (whether of assets, stock or otherwise) of all or a portion of our business and/or the business or to (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on us or this Web Site; (2) protect and defend our rights, property and this Web Site; (3) enforce applicable Terms and Conditions and our agreements with you, or (4) act in urgent circumstances to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property of Empiridence® Seminars, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

User Communications

When you send email or other communications to Empiridence® Seminars, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file containing information that a web site transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow us to analyze our site traffic patterns and to provide a user-friendly registration and log-in process. A cookie can not give us access to your computer or to information beyond what you provide to us. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Consult your browser's manual or online help if you want information on restricting or disabling the browser's handling of cookies. If you disable cookies, you can still view the publicly available information on our Web Site.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Web Site may contain advertised links to other web sites and their information. Empiridence® Seminars does not have any control over these other web sites, and therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting those sites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to Empiridence® Seminars and this Web Site only. We do not exercise control over the sites displayed as links from within our Web Site. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect date or solicit personal information from you. If you have questions about how another site uses your information, consult that site's privacy statement.

Unsubscribing from Empiridence® Seminars e-Info Marketing Campaigns and Communications

To unsubscribe from our Web Site email or viral marketing campaigns and communications please reply to the Subscribe/Unsubscribe link included in the eMarketing email communications received, or submit a request to Empiridence® Seminars through the ‘CONTACT US’ link on our Web Site.

Accessing Your Personal Information

You are entitled to be made aware of and access the personal information that this Web Site holds. Email your request to the attention “Data Privacy Team." An administrative fee may be payable.

Your Consent

By using our Web Site you consent to the collection and use of the information you provide to us as outlined in this Privacy Policy. Please note that Empiridence® Seminars may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and without notice. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will publish those changes on this page.

For further information about this site or your visit, please email us.

This text (version two) was last updated July 24, 2012 (original submission/version one was November 4, 2008)