Last updated: August 1, 2023
Co LPA and its affiliates (“us”, “we”, or “our”) collect, use, and share
information about you when you use our websites, mobile applications, and other
online products and services (collectively, the “Services”).
We may change our Policy from time to time. We
will post any changes on this page and encourage you to review our Policy
periodically. Your continued use of the Services after we post any changes
signifies your acceptance of those changes.
Information We Collect
We collect information about you in the
- Information you provide to us: We collect information
that you provide to us directly, such as when you create an account,
update your profile, or post content on the Services. This may include
your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you
choose to provide.
- Information we collect automatically: When you use the
Services, we may collect certain information automatically, such as your
IP address, device type, browser type, operating system, language
preference, referring site, and the date and time of your request. We may
also collect information about your location, including location data from
your device or IP address.
similar technologies, such as pixel tags, to collect information about
your use of the Services. Cookies are small data files that are stored on
your experience, track website usage, and show you relevant ads. You can
Technologies” section below.
- Information from third parties: We may receive
information about you from third parties, such as our business partners,
social media platforms, and third-party analytics providers.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information we collect about you
for the following purposes:
- To provide, maintain, and improve the Services: We use
the information we collect to provide, maintain, and improve the Services,
including to personalize your experience, to communicate with you, and to
respond to your inquiries.
- To advertise and market to you: We may use the
information we collect to advertise and market to you, including by
showing you personalized ads, both on and off the Services. We may also
use the information we collect to measure the effectiveness of our
advertising and marketing efforts.
- To analyze and understand how the Services are used: We
use the information we collect to understand how the Services are used,
including to analyze and report on usage trends, to troubleshoot problems,
and to identify and fix errors.
- To enforce our policies and comply with legal
obligations: We may use the information we collect to enforce our policies
and comply with legal obligations, including to detect, prevent, and
respond to fraud, abuse, and other activities that may violate our
policies or the law.
We use Hotjar or a
similarly functioning service in order to better understand our users’ needs
and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service
that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they
spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t
like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user
users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address
(processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device
screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information,
geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display
our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized
user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data
collected on our behalf. For further
details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s
support site at https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/categories/115001323967-About-Hotjar.
serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our website and other
- Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its
partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our sites
and/or other sites on the Internet.
- Users may opt out of personalized advertising by
visiting https://www.google.com/settings/adsor info)
- If you have not opted out
of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party
vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on
our site, including: Facebook.com, HotJar.com, and AdSense.com.
You may visit those
Alternatively, you can opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for
personalized advertising by visiting info.
Sharing Your Information
We may share the information we collect about
you as follows:
- With third parties for advertising and marketing
purposes: We may share the information we collect with third parties, such
as advertisers, ad networks, and analytics providers, for the purpose of
showing you personalized ads, both on and off the Services.
- With third parties as required by law or to prevent
We do not specifically target EU residents and
do not market to EU residents. However, if you are an EU resident, we
will collect and use your personal data only if we have one or more legal bases
for doing so under the GDPR. This means we collect and use your personal data
only where you have given your consent for one or more specific purposes; it is
necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your
interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; it is
necessary to protect the vital interests of you or another natural person; or
it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
We may store your personal data in any region
or in any country where we or our service providers have facilities. We
implement reasonable processes and adhere to best practices in order to protect
your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access,
use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information
via the internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your
personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of your personal
information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal
information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of
any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website. We will
store your personal data only until it is no longer needed to fulfill the
purpose(s) for which it was collected or as required or permitted by law; at
that point it will be anonymized, deleted, or isolated.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can request to access, correct or delete
any personal information that you have provided to us by contacting us at [email protected].
We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change
would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be
How to Contact Us
To ask questions or comment about this privacy
policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:
485 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin
United States 43017
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
“CCPA” California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
(California Civil Code §§ 1798.100 to 1798.199) and its implementing
regulations, including without limitation and in each case any amendments and
implementing regulations that become effective before the date of this
“Contracted Services” means the services you
have determined will be provided by Doucet Co LPA under the Agreement or
Section 5.1 of this Addendum.
When used in this Addendum, the following
terms will have the same meaning as in the CCPA: (a) aggregate consumer
information; (b) business; (c) business purpose; (d) collect; (e) commercial
purpose; (f) consumer; (g) deidentified; (h) personal information (i) publicly
available; (j) sell; (k) service provider; and (l) processing.
Under the Agreement, you have determined that Doucet
Co LPA may act as a “service provider” to you by providing you with the
Contracted Services in relation to any one or more of: (a) online course
platform software; (b) online course management and administration; and (c)
support and maintenance.
The Contracted Services may involve Doucet Co
LPA processing personal information on your behalf, which may include personal
information relating to your customers, students or subscribers or other
individuals with whom you deal in the course of your business.
You will determine the purposes and means of
the processing of personal information.
Personal Information – Doucet Co LPA Obligations
Doucet Co LPA will:
Retain, use, or disclose the personal
information for any purpose other than for the specific purpose of performing
the Contracted Services, including retaining, using, or disclosing the personal
information for a commercial purpose other than providing the Contracted
Retain, use, or disclose the personal
information outside of the direct business relationship between you and Doucet
Sell the personal information; and
Further collect or use the personal
information of the consumer except as necessary to perform a business purpose.
Doucet Co LPA hereby certifies that it
understands its obligations under Section 3.1 and will comply with them.
Doucet Co LPA will not respond to any request
received by it from a consumer under the CCPA other than to inform the consumer
that the request cannot be acted upon because it has been sent to a service
Personal Information – Your Obligations
You represent, warrant and covenant that:
You do not and will not sell consumers’
personal information; or
You have provided notice of that information
being used or shared in its terms and conditions consistent with Section
1798.135 of the CCPA.
You will not:
Require Doucet Co LPA to sell personal
information on your behalf; or
Unless necessary to perform a business
purpose, provide Doucet Co LPA with, or require or direct Doucet Co LPA to
collect on your behalf, any information that identifies, relates to, describes,
is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked,
directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.
The parties agree that the Contracted Services
may include, without limitation, the following activities to the extent Doucet
Co LPA determines such activities are necessary for it to perform the services
provided under the Agreement: (a) retaining and employing another service
provider as a subcontractor, where the subcontractor meets the requirements for
a service provider under the CCPA, (b) internally building or improving the
quality of Doucet Co LPA ’s services, except building or modifying household or
consumer profiles to use in providing services to another business, or
correcting or augmenting data acquired from another source, (c) detecting data
security incidents, or protecting against fraudulent or illegal activity; and
(d) complying with federal, state, or local laws, comply with a civil,
criminal, or regulatory inquiry, investigation, subpoena, or summons by
federal, state, or local authorities; cooperating with law enforcement agencies
concerning conduct or activity that you, Doucet Co LPA or a third party
reasonably and in good faith believes may violate federal, state, or local law;
or exercising or defending legal claims.
The parties agree that the Contracted Services
are necessary to perform a business purpose and form part of the direct
business relationship between Doucet Co LPA and you.
Your remedies with respect to any breach by Doucet
Co LPA of the terms of this Addendum and the overall aggregate liability of Doucet
Co LPA arising out of, or in connection with the Agreement (including this
Addendum) will be subject to any aggregate limitation of liability that has
been agreed between the parties under the Agreement but in no event shall be
more than the amount you paid to Doucet Co LPA (the “Liability Cap”) or $1,000,
whichever is less. For the avoidance of doubt, the parties intend and agree
that the overall aggregate liability of Doucet Co LPA and its affiliates
arising out of, or in connection with the Agreement (including this Addendum)
will in no event exceed the Liability Cap.
Clients of the law firm with a formal written fee agreement are exempted
from this provision.
Pre-Litigation Notice of Dispute
A party who intends to seek litigation must
first send to the other party a written Notice of Dispute (“Notice”). The
Notice to DOUCET CO LPA may be sent by U.S. mail or professional courier
service to Doucet Co., LPA, 485 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, OH 43017
(the "Notice Address"). The Notice must include: (a) your name; (b)
your Account number (if you have one); (c) the services (if any) to which your
claim pertains; (d) a description of the nature and basis of the claim or
dispute; (e) an explanation of the specific relief sought and the basis for the
calculations; (f) your signature; and (g) if you have retained an attorney, your
signed statement authorizing DOUCET CO LPA to disclose your confidential
Account records to your attorney if necessary in resolving your claim.
If DOUCET CO LPA and you do not reach an agreement to resolve the claim within 60 days after the Notice is received, you or DOUCET CO LPA may commence a litigation proceeding. (If either you or we sends the other an incomplete Notice, the 60-day period begins only after a complete Notice is received.) Any litigation must occur in Franklin County, Ohio, USA, which is the only jurisdiction either party may pursue an action in. Clients of the law firm with a formal written fee agreement are exempted from this provision.