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Privacy Policy

Introduction

This web site is owned and operated by Gurufi LLC ("we", "our", "us", or the "Company"). We understand you value your privacy and want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. This privacy policy (the "Policy") governs information you provide to us or we learn from your use of this web site (the "Site") and tells you how we may collect, use, and in some instances share this information. Our policies may differ from other service offerings and you should carefully review the terms of service and this privacy notice before using these services.

Collected Information

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. If you choose to register, and are 13 years of age or older, we will collect your name, date of birth, email address, and street address along with other information you may choose to submit, and you will choose a password as part of the registration process ("Personal Information"). Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, your name, home address, telephone number, and e-mail address. If you conduct a transaction on or through our Site we will also ask you for additional information including the credit card number and expiration date, billing address, shipping address, name on the account and telephone numbers for the billing and shipping addresses ("Credit Card Information"). By providing your Personal Information to us, you explicitly agree to our collection and use of such information as described in this Policy.

Commitment to Children’s Privacy and Safety

We are committed to protecting children's privacy online and meeting the requirements of the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. This Site is intended for users above the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children. We are committed to enforcing a zero tolerance policy to safeguard children's privacy and ensuring that transactions on Gurufi are of an educational nature. Any flagged users or events at privacy@gurufi.com will be investigated and promptly acted upon. Gurufi reserves the final right of a user account suspension or deletion to protect its community and values.

Billing

If you use or provide services on the Site for which we implement a billing system, we will collect additional information from you to make it possible to collect, process and distribute funds. For example, we may collect your mailing address to remit payments, and we may collect your Social Security number to help us verify your identity or if otherwise necessary.

Cookies

The Site uses software tags called "cookies" to identify customers when they visit our Site. Cookies are used to remember user preferences and maximize performance of our services. The information we collect with cookies is not, and will never be, sold, or rented to any outside parties. Users who disable their Web browser's ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Site but will not be able to successfully use our Service.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site.

This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by our Site only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Third Party Cookies: We may from time to time engage third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from visitors to our Site to help us administer our Site and improve its quality. Such third parties may use cookies to help track visitor behavior. Such cookies will not be used to associate individual Site visitors to any Personal Information. All data collected by such third parties on our behalf is used only to provide us with information on Site usage and is not shared with any other third parties.

One such third party is Google Analytics. You may opt out of their services by installing the following browser extension.

Web Beacons

Web pages may contain an electronic file called a web beacon that allows a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. We may use web beacons in the following ways:

Log Files

We maintain log files of the traffic that visits our Site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to Personal Information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses and browser types.

Security

We take steps to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If we learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this Site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. We may post a notice on our Site if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at privacy@gurufi.com.

Retention of Information

We will keep Personal Information of our users for as long as they are registered subscribers or users of our products and services, and as permitted by law.

Linking

This Site may contain links to other web sites. The Company cannot and does not control the privacy practices of any such sites. You should review the privacy policy on any web site where you may submit personal information before providing it to any web site.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure doing so in the Company’s interest to protect its property or other legal rights or the rights or property of others.

International Users

This Site is hosted and operated in the United States. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States, which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and by providing your personal data you consent to:

Merger, Sale or Insolvency

If the Company should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, information the Company receives from you from this Site is a Company asset that may be transferred in connection with these types of corporate events.

Change in this Privacy Policy

We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date on the Privacy Policy. For changes to this Privacy Policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of this Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact Gurufi by emailing privacy@gurufi.com.

Effective: August 1st, 2009 Last Updated: September 6st, 2015

All Warranties as to the Tutors or Editors and Warranties or fitness or suitability for you or any purpose education or otherwise. While it will be periodically scanned, we do not warrant that the site will be free from viruses. Although we take reasonable steps to secure the site, you acknowledge that the Internet is not a completely secure medium and we make no warranties, express or implied, that any information or materials you post on or transmit through the site will be safe from unauthorized access or us.

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