Last updated August 2022
By visiting our website or using our services and submitting information, you unambiguously consent and agree to:
- The cross-border transfer of your personal information to locations outside your jurisdiction of residence;
- The use of e-mail notifications as a primary source of communication between you and Adept.
If you do not consent to any collection, processing, transfer or use of such information, please discontinue use of the services.
Information We Collect
Adept Website Visitors
We and our partners may use a variety of technologies that collect your personal information in a variety of ways when you visit or interact with our services. We also collect information that your web browser sends whenever you interact with our services which may include IP address, browser and device information, time, the server your computer is logged onto, the area code and zip code associated with your server, and other statistics such as which pages and features of the services that you engage with.
We may use vendors, who use first-party and third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our websites. Google Analytics offers tools to manage your cookie settings at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and Google's Ads Settings has additional instructions at adssettings.google.com On your mobile device, you may also have a “Limit Ad Tracking” setting (on iOS devices) or a setting to “Opt out of Interest-Based Ads” (on Android) which allows you to limit the use of information about your use of apps for purposes of serving ads targeted to your interests. Additional information for mobile users can be found at: https://youradchoices.com/appchoices.
Our website does not respond to Do Not Track signals. You may visit aboutads.info to receive more information about the collection and use of information about your online activities for online behavioral advertising or to learn how to opt-out of having your data used for online behavioral advertising by Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies. Canadian users can also visit youradchoices.ca European users can also visit youronlinechoices.com to learn how to opt-out of having their data used for online behavioral advertising by European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) member companies.
When you sign up to receive marketing emails from Adept, the personal information that you provide is collected in order to identify you and personalize the email content we send to you. You may unsubscribe from the marketing email list at any time by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the email. Please note that this does not cover system/transaction emails such as subscription notices, receipts, follow up communications, or other compulsory commercial or legal correspondence.
Adept Learning Platform Users
In order to provide you with the services or to complete transactions which you have requested, we may request your personal information, including information required to register for an Adept Learning Platform account to provide you with the services or to complete transactions which you have requested. This information may include your email and your first and last name. We and our third party-partners must process your personal information in order to make those services available to you as you have requested and pursuant to the terms of your access. The particular data that is processed, and by whom, is relative to the particular content you access and the particular service you interact with.
As applicable, when registering for an Adept Learning Platform account, you may be asked to enter payment information, such as PayPal or credit card. We collect your payment information, as well as your billing address and telephone number for validation, compliance and recordkeeping purposes. Payment processing is securely handled by third parties.
Adept uses the personal information it collects to provide for and improve upon the services. The services may provide the ability to connect to other websites or service providers. These third party services may operate independently from us and may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review those notices and policies. If any third party service is not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for its content, any use of the third party service or the privacy practices of the third party service.
Finally, please be mindful of personal information which you provide in any service forum which may be visible to other visitors or users, or your organization if applicable.
Information We Share
We will NEVER rent, sell, share, or otherwise disclose your personal data with third-party partners for their direct marketing purposes. Before sharing your data with third-party controllers, we will provide you with notice and an opportunity to opt-out.
We may share your personal information with:
- Our contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and to fulfill services or transactions requested by you, including, without limitation, content delivery, payment processing companies, marketing services providers, as well as learning resource features.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Adept is among the assets transferred.
- To your organization’s designees, or any account administrator if any.
- To other third parties with your express consent or that of your organization’s designees, if any.
We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with a lawful request by public authorities, including valid court orders or to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
- To enforce our agreements with you, including for billing and collection purposes.
- To prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity; this may include exchanging information with third parties for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Where We Keep Your Data
Some or all of the personal information we collect may be stored or processed on servers located outside your jurisdiction of residence, including in the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in those jurisdictions according to laws in those jurisdictions.
Our services and associated computers are located in the United States. We use third party service providers that may use servers located outside the United States. By visiting our website or using our services, you consent to the cross-border transfer of your personal information.
We retain personal data for seven years from a Learner’s last system access or termination of the last subscription period, whichever is later, unless such data must be retained for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
You have a right to secure your account with Adept. If your password is compromised, please notify us as soon as possible by using the contact information below. We reserve the right to reset passwords for inactive accounts or due to suspicious account activity.
Adept acknowledges that individuals have the right to access the personal information that we maintain about them and to correct, amend or delete their personal information. Any individual who seeks to access, correct, amend, or delete their data should direct their query to:
CBT Nuggets, LLC dba Adept
2850 Crescent Ave.
Eugene, OR 97408
Toll-free, US only: 1-888-507-6283
International: +1 541-284-5522
Unfortunately, no online data transmission can be fully guaranteed to be secure. Thus, by accessing the website and/or utilizing the services, you acknowledge that: (a) there are online security and privacy limitations that are beyond Adept’s control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Adept through the website cannot be fully guaranteed and we shall have no liability to you or any third party, unless otherwise provided by law, for loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration of such information not resulting from the direct tortious fault of Adept; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.