Shane Gibson Inc. d.b.a. The Professional Sales Academy (PSA) Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://www.salesacademy.ca  (the “Site”). Shane Gibson Inc. also operates a blog/podcast at http://closingbigger.net and an online learning portal at https://EnterpriseSalesAcademy.com. As a results we aggregate visitor and customer data from these sites to better communicate, market and help clients and customers manage their learning experience.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

    – “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

    – “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

    – “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Data Collection and Use for Online Courses:

Additionally when you register for a course, attempt to register for a course, make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, (payment types and processing include: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Apple Pay, Shop Pay, Google Pay, Pay Pal, Square, Stripe, WeChat Pay and Alipay) email address, and phone number.  We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

For those attending our live online courses or taking our self-paced programs we may also collect the following data to improve your learning progress, market and sell relevant additional courses. Data collected includes:

In the event your course is being delivered on behalf of your employer or has been paid for by your employer we may share some of the above information as allowed per the employee privacy policy and guidelines at your company or organization and persuant to what is permitted in your state, province and/or country.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping or digital delivery, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).  Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example, we use Shopify to power our online store–you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.   We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  We use Thinkific to power our online courses, you can read their privacy policy here: https://www.thinkific.com/privacy-policy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

We also use remarketing platforms such as Adroll and Retargetlinks, serving you ads after you visit our site or when you have clicked on a link we have shared on social networks or in one of our newsletters.

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work. You can also use NAI’s opt-out tool here: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

    FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

    GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

    BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

DATA RETENTION

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 13. If you believe we have inadvertently collected the data or personal information of persons under the age of 13 you can contact us directly at the email address below and we will remove their data and records from our online data collection systems.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@salesacademy.ca or by mail using the details provided below:

  3820 Cambie Street, Suite 105, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2X7, Canada