WHO WE ARE
THE BUSY LIFESTYLE ACADEMY is an online course repository for busy successful decision makers who understand that learning every day is the key to success. ANAVAS CONSULTING SERVICES GmbH of Industriestrasse 9, 6300 Zug, Switzerland (to which THE BUSY LIFESTYLE belongs) is the data controller (“ACS” or “we”) and we take your privacy seriously. If you have any questions about this policy, we can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can contact us at:
ANAVAS CONSULTING SERVICES GmbH
c/o BUSINESS PRO Sàrl
WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We do not use contact forms. If you need to contact us, you can send us an email at the email addresses provided in the footer of this website.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Site.
Analytical/performance/statistical cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies. These cookies may record your visit to the Site and the pages you have visited on our Site. We will use this information to make the Site more relevant to your interests. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone took an action on our Site after displaying that content (e.g. uploaded a file).
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site and your user experience may be inferior when navigating our Site.
WP Courseware only collects first name, last name, e-mail address, and mailing address when a purchase is made. If a course is offered for free, then the users registration information is only stored in the WordPress users table. WP Courseware does not collect any credit card data whatsoever.
Data collected from an order is used to process transactions, and enroll users into courses. Also data collected like name and email address is used to send out email notifications for purchases or course notifications.
WP Courseware only sends required data to the payment gateways.
WP Courseware is GDPR compliant in which users can request a copy of their data or can request to have their data anonymized through the core WordPress GDPR tools.
We collect information about you during the signup process as well as some basic activities such as the dates you make purchases, login to the site, or cancel/pause/resume your subscriptions with us.
When you subscribe with us, we’ll ask you to provide an email address. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
— Send you information about your account and subscriptions. This may include payment receipts, password reset emails, and payment reminders.
— Create your membership account
We store information about you for as long as your account exists.
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, site Owner/Administrators can access:
— Order information such as your membership subscriptions, payment dates and amounts, and username / email address.
- Any additional information added in your Member Profile can also be visible to the Administrator(s).
We share information with third parties who help us provide additional contact services to you; for example Google Analytics, Mailerlite, MailChimp, and LuckyOrange.
We accept payments through PayPal and Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal and Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Information collected may be used to provide and improve our products and service of the Site; for billing, identification and authentication purposes; to analyse the Site usage for statistical purposes; to manage and improve our products and the Site; to deliver administrative and informative notices and communications relevant to your use of our products and the Site; for internal market research; for troubleshooting problems; for detecting, protecting against and preventing fraudulent or other criminal activity; for distribution to third party contractors who provide services to us (such as our email server) who are bound by our privacy restrictions or restrictions at least as restrictive as those set forth in this policy; to enforce our Terms of Service.
WITH WHOM WE SHARE
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries for outsourcing purposes (i.e. where such member of our group provides services for and on our behalf).
Partners may sponsor special member offers, promotions, privileges or contests that require you to disclose personal information to benefit from them. We will never disclose private member data, including email addresses, to partners without your prior express consent. Certain partners may require members to opt-in or agree to terms on the partners’ landing pages authorising us to provide member information to the partner in question. We advise you always to check our partners’ privacy policies before submitting information about yourself.
We may disclose your personal information:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
to identify, contact or bring legal action against you if you are violating our Terms of Service or other rules or if we believe you are causing injury or interference with the rights of members, the general public or ACS;
- if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by us will be some of the transferred assets;
- and if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements or to protect our rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others.
- In the event that you raise a payment dispute and your bank or credit card provider requests data supporting your transaction and use of the ACS Service.
OPTING IN OR OUT OF COMMUNICATIONS
To ensure removal from any lists, please provide us with your exact name, as it appears in your ACS profile, and address when communicating with us.
WHERE WE STORE/TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL DATA
DATA RETENTION POLICY
ACS may retain information submitted by you following application/termination/deactivation of your Membership, ensuring that you will benefit from communications, and to allow for (re-)activation of your Membership at a later point in time. If you de-register from all ACS Services, we may retain information submitted by you or collected from you, for such time as is reasonably necessary for backup, archival and/or audit purposes, to prevent fraud or other criminal activity, or prevent violation of our Terms of Service and for such time as may be required by applicable laws.
We will remove personal information by deleting it from our database if required to do so by law. We will also delete personal information upon your request in line with the right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) according to Art. 17 GDPR and similar local and national regulations elsewhere. According to Art. 16 GDPR (and similar local and national regulations elsewhere), following the right to rectification, we will also rectify inaccurate personal data concerning you (for both, send e-mail request to email@example.com).
We regularly review the way we collect, store and process information, including physical security measures, in order to protect our systems from any unauthorised access.
All of our services are fully encrypted using SSL.
Access to any personal information is limited to ACS employees, contractors and agents, to the extent relevant to their job duties (such as processing certain information). Anyone with access to private data is bound by strict confidentiality obligations.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Swiss-Act, GDPR and other local and national regulations give you the right to access personal data held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with these Acts, subject to any fees that ACS may be permitted to charge you under such Acts (send e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org).
NOTIFICATION OF NEW USES
This policy became effective on 31 August 2018.