ISSA WEBSITE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY NOTICE

Effective May 1, 2005

Access to and use of this World Wide Web site ("The International Sports Sciences Association Website") is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Use of Material On the ISSA Website

The information, artwork, text, or pictures (collectively, "Materials") contained on the ISSA Website are protected by copyright laws. You may not use the Materials for personal, professional, or educational purposes. You may not modify or use the Materials for any purpose without ISSA's express written consent.

Any computer software downloadables or other files available from the ISSA Website is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement.

The Materials included on the ISSA Website have been compiled by ISSA from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice. All media files on the ISSA Website are protected by copyright laws. You may not reproduce, record, publish, publicly exhibit, or distribute any media files made available for playback on the ISSA Website without ISSA's express written consent.

Sites Linked From the ISSA Website

The sites linked from the ISSA Website are not under ISSA's control, and ISSA does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at such linked sites. ISSA does not intend links on the ISSA Website to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities, and are provided for convenience only.

Disclaimer of Warranty

The services, information or data (collectively, "Information") made available at the ISSA Website are provided "AS IS," without warranties of any kind. ISSA expressly disclaims any representations and warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. ISSA shall have absolutely no liability in connection with the services including without limitation, any liability for damage to your computer hardware, data, information, Materials and business resulting from the Information or the lack of information available on the ISSA Website.

Liability

  1. ISSA shall have no liability for any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by its actions, omissions, or negligence, or for contingencies beyond its control, in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information;
  2. any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information; or
  3. any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the Information furnished hereunder.

ISSA makes no warranty, representation or guaranty as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Information or that the Information may be relied upon for any reason. ISSA makes no warranty, representation or guaranty that the Information will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects can be corrected. For purposes of this section, 'ISSA' shall include the International Sports Sciences Association and its divisions, subsidiaries, successors, parent companies, and their employees, partners, principals, agents and representatives, and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall ISSA be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or relianceon, the Information, or from the use of the Internet generally.

For purposes of this section, ISSA shall include the International Sports Sciences Association and its divisions, subsidiaries, successors, parent companies, and their employees, partners, principals, agents, and representatives, and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Copyright © ISSA, all rights reserved. ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, The World Leader in Fitness Certification, Where Theory Meets Practice, and the ISSA logo are registered trademarks of ISSA. Before using any ISSA Logo or trademark, please review ISSA's Trademark Usage Policy.

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the ISSA website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information
  • Inquiry Date
  • Brochures requested
  • Specific questions

The Way We Use Information

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order or requesting information, only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive.

You can register with our website if you would like to receive our brochures as well as updates on our new products and services. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with affiliates. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling the ISSA at 1-800-892-4772 (805-745-8111 international) or via email to student-services@issaonline.edu. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us at 1-800-892-4772 (805-745-8111 international) or send an email to student-services@issaonline.edu.

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