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 Privacy Statement

Local Institutes Portal is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Local Institutes Portal Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Local Institutes Portal website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites or sometimes by emails. They provide useful information to companies which helps in all sorts of ways. For you, it means you can use the site more efficiently and save time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. They also make sure you receive the most relevant information from Local Institutes Portal. For us, cookies help us to analyse how our customers interact with our website so we can make improvements. We use three types of cookies on our website:
  • Session cookies that are deleted after each visit.
  • Persistent cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our sites.
  • Third party cookies that are used by our approved business partners.
Some of these cookies are essential and some are non-essential.

Essential cookies:
Certain cookies are necessary in order for you to use our websites. These are used 'in-session' each time you visit and then expire when you leave the site. They're not stored on your computer and they don't contain any personal data. However, you can delete them via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you're able to carry out on our sites. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser, you can visit the About cookies website.

Non-essential cookies:
These cookies are usually supplied by our business partners and help us to filter out irrelevant messages or pop-ups and to make sure that we only send you information that's interesting and relevant to you. We also use some non-essential cookies for analytical purposes.

Collection of your Personal Information

Local Institutes Portal collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Local Institutes Portal also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Local Institutes Portal. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Local Institutes Portal for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Local Institutes Portal Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Local Institutes Portal public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Local Institutes Portal does not read any of your private online communications.

Local Institutes Portal encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Local Institutes Portal so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Local Institutes Portal is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Local Institutes Portal and Local Institutes Portal family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Local Institutes Portal collects and uses your personal information to operate the Local Institutes Portal Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Local Institutes Portal also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Local Institutes Portal and its affiliates. Local Institutes Portal may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Local Institutes Portal does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Local Institutes Portal may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Local Institutes Portal may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Local Institutes Portal, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Local Institutes Portal does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Local Institutes Portal keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Local Institutes Portal, in order to determine what Local Institutes Portal services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Local Institutes Portal to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Local Institutes Portal Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Local Institutes Portal or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Local Institutes Portal; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Local Institutes Portal, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

Local Institutes Portal secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Local Institutes Portal secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Local Institutes Portal will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Local Institutes Portal encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Local Institutes Portal is protecting your information.