Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
This policy supplements our general terms and conditions. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of our general terms and conditions policy.
Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. is an online education provider for Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, and General Contractors.
Please review this Policy before using this website or mobile app. By using this website, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as set forth in this Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by this Policy, you may not access or use this service.
We collect information from and about you.
We collect contact information.
For example, we might collect your name and email address. We may also collect your phone number or mailing address.
We collect demographic information.
We may collect information such as your gender, age and language preferences.
We collect payment information.
For example, we may collect your credit card number if you make a purchase online.
We collect business information.
For example, we collect contact and other relevant information about your business.
We collect information you submit or post.
For example, we collect feedback about our services that you submit to us. We also collect information if you apply for a job.
We collect other information.
If you use our website, we may collect information about the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us. We may collect your precise, real-time location using GPS, cell phone towers, Wi-Fi signals, and/or beacon technology (including Apple’s iBeacon), and/or future technologies. We might look at how often you use an app and where you downloaded it. We collect this information using the tracking tools described below and in compliance with applicable local law. To control those tools, please read the choices section below.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information that you give to us.
For example, if you make a purchase online, or enroll in one of our Lunch and Learn or Webinar programs. We also collect information if you contact us or participate in a promotion.
We collect information about you automatically.
Where permitted by law we use tracking tools such as browser cookies and web beacons to collect information from you. We collect information about users over time when you use this website.
We may have third parties collect personal information this way.
For example, if you sign up for a webinar, GoToWebinar collects and provides some of your personal information to us. We also collect information from our mobile apps.
We get information about you from third parties.
Where permitted by law, we may share information among entities within the Group or we may get from other third parties with whom we do business. We may get information from persons acting on your behalf, for example if someone other than you uses your Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. account for any purpose. We may also get information from social media platforms and advertising and analytics providers.
We combine information.
For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online, to the extent covered by the transactional purpose or your consent. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have.
We use information as disclosed and described here, subject to any consent required by applicable law.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions.
For example, we will use your information to provide the services you request, such as to fulfill a request for a live presentation, and to send you a confirmation email, a reminder email, or to ask you to participate in a customer survey. Where legally permitted, we may use your personal data to personalize your experience with us.
We use information to improve our websites and services.
We may use your information to make our website, services and live presentations better. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. Where legally permitted, we may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.
We use information to administer our site and for internal operations.
We use information for security purposes.
Where legally permitted, we may use your information to protect our company, our customers, and our websites.
We use information for marketing purposes.
For example, we might send you information about new services and special offers. We might also use your information to serve you ads about our products, programs and special offers. We might tell you about new features or updates. These might be third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. If you register with us, we’ll send you our promotional emails. We obtain consents as required by law before marketing to you. We may also use push notifications on our mobile apps.
We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship.
We use information as otherwise disclosed or permitted by law.
We may share information with third parties.
We will share information within the Group where legally permitted.
We will share information with companies owned or affiliated with Ron Blank and Associates, Inc. and Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
We will share your information with data processors that perform services on our behalf.
For example, we share information with vendors who send emails and other communications for us. We also share information with companies that help us operate our sites or run promotions and advertisers and advertising networks that assist us in marketing and advertising our products and services. Some vendors may be located in a country other than where you live. We may also share information with analytics and search engine providers who act on our behalf.
We may share information with our business partners where legally permitted.
For example, we might share information with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion. Some of these partners may send you information about product or services by mail or email where legally permitted or based on your prior consent.
While Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. hosts courses and webinars on the website, providers and sponsors of courses and webinars are independent organizations, and not part of Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.. When you sign up for a webinar or online course, we share some information with those third party sponsors or providers. Those sponsors or providers may contact you after you sign up for a course or webinar. You may unsubscribe from emails received. If you sign up for another course or webinar offered by that sponsor or provider, you may be re-subscribed to a contact list as a result, even if you previously unsubscribed. By using the website services, you agree to allow us to share information as described above. If you do not wish your information to be shared, you must not use the Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. website.
We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves, our customers or others.
For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena, or in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may share information in order to enforce our General Terms and Conditions or any other agreements, and to protect the rights of others. We might share if we are investigating potential fraud. This might include fraud we think has happened at any time.
We may share information with a successor to all or part of our business.
For example, if part of our business or assets are sold, we may disclose user information as part of that transaction. You have certain choices about sharing and marketing practices.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails.
To stop receiving our promotional emails, you can follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.
You can control cookies and tracking tools.
You can control tools on your mobile devices.
For example, you can turn off the location services or push notifications on your phone. Choices you make are device specific.
We do not offer our services to customers outside the United States of America, or customers governed by laws other than the United States of America. As such, we are not subject to non-US privacy laws. We make no claims or guarantees to non-US residents regarding your privacy. If privacy protections apply to you from non-US based law, you are hereby notified to refrain from using Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.’s website or any other product in any capacity.
Your California privacy rights.
If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the address listed below. Indicate in your letter that you are a California resident making a "Shine the Light" inquiry.
Our sites and children.
We use standard security measures.
We store information both in and outside of the U.S.
Information we collect from you may be transferred to, or stored at, a destination in the United States or another destination outside of United States. It may be processed by staff operating in these locations who work for us or one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. U.S. laws may not afford the same level or protection as those in your country.
We may link to other sites we don't control.
We do not comply with non-US privacy laws
We comply with at least the minimum privacy standards as set forth by the laws of the United States of America. We do not comply with US-EU Privacy Shield, GDRP, and other non-US privacy laws. Our website is designed for US-based customers, but we make the information available to anyone who can reach this website. If you require privacy compliance set forth by any standard other than US law you are hereby notified to refrain from using this website.
Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.
You can also write to us at:
Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
2611 N Loop 1604 W., Ste 100
San Antonio, TX 78258