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AMERICAN CENTER FOR CREDIT EDUCATION’S
PRIVACY POLICY FOR CONSUMERS

Start Right: Build Your Own Business was developed by the American Center for Credit Education (ACCE), a division of Rushmore Consumer Credit Resource Center. ACCE has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy.
Start Right: Build Your Own Business is brought to you by one of ACCE's partner organizations. This partner organization enrolled you in Start Right: Build Your Own Business. ACCE collects information when you enroll in the program and when you complete the program. ACCE also collects demographic information and program evaluation information you provide. ACCE provides this information about you to your enrolling partner organization. Your enrolling partner organization is obligated to maintain your privacy.

Information We Do and Do Not Collect: 
ACCE does not collect information – such as names, addresses, telephone numbers or
e-mail addresses – about visitors to our website unless visitors specifically give us that information. Visitors to our website remain anonymous, unless they are using online programs. We do collect the following information:

  • IP addresses and/or domain names, the date and time the site was accessed, and the city, county and country where the web page request initiated. This information is used to create summary statistics and to determine the level of interest in the information that is available on our site.
  • Information provided by a site visitor on a web form is collected to perform the services offered at the site. Services offered at the website include e-mail correspondence, tests, demographics information and evaluations of programs. This information is used internally, as appropriate, to fulfill the visitor’s request. The information is not disseminated or sold to other organizations.
  • Any information that is linked to our site will be governed by the privacy policy of that site, and any question you have related to that site’s use of information should be directed there. It is the intention of American Center for Credit Education to partner with the most trusted sites on the Internet to provide you with these services. If you have concerns regarding other sites linked from our website, please contact us.

We Maintain Confidential Information:
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to confidential information.

We Limit Employee Access to Information:
Our employees have access to your information only when they need it for business reasons. All employees are trained to respect the security and integrity of our client information. Those who violate our policy will be subject to discipline.
We share information with nonaffiliated third parties when they are acting on our behalf or acting jointly with us. These nonaffiliated third parties include companies that provide support services such as technical systems consultants and programmers, and others as permitted by law.

ACCE does not rent, sell or otherwise make available clients' e-mail addresses or personal information. Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We Maintain Security Procedures to Protect Information:
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to confidential information about you. We update and test our technology to improve protection of our information about you and to assure the integrity of our information. Unique passwords and identifiers are required to log into programs that collect information.

Our Privacy Commitment to You:
We want you to understand our commitment to personal privacy and our use of information. We will periodically review the methods available for communicating our privacy policy and determine whether current practices are meeting the needs of our organization and our clients.  
We reserve the right to change this privacy policy, along with related provisions, at any time.

Revised 1-12-11