OPEN is committed to protecting the privacy and security of its online users. OPEN is also extremely sensitive to parental and educator concerns about the safety of children and all information related to children. Therefore, this Policy is intended by OPEN to be totally compliant with all Federal Trade Commission and other relevant statutes and regulations regarding privacy issues, including the Child’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and all Federal Trade Commission Rules and Regulations promulgated thereunder.
If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen (13) and are interested in learning about OPEN’s policy regarding the collection of information from children, you should review the information contained in the section titled “Notice to Parents and Legal Guardians” which follows below.
OPEN may change this Policy from time to time and will promptly indicate when such changes have been made by changing the date of last revision which appears at the top of this Policy. In all events, any changes to the Policy will have been reviewed by OPEN to ensure compliance with the above-cited statutes, rules, and regulations before implementation on this website. Your use of the Services or any portion of the Services following any such posting of changes shall be deemed to constitute your consent to such changes. Please thoroughly review the Policy whenever you access the Services in order to completely familiarize yourself and understand OPEN’s information collection, use, and disclosure policies. If we make material changes to this policy, we shall provide you with further and additional notice of such changes and request your specific and affirmative consent before using or sharing previously collected information in any manner which is materially different from our practices under the prior Policy. If we make material changes to how we use personal information collected from children under the age of 13, we will notify parents by e-mail in order to obtain prior verifiable consent for the new uses of the child’s personal information.
OPEN may collect information that you provide when you use the Services. Examples of such use include, but are not limited to: when you create an account; make a purchase; participate in a specific program or event; or send emails or participate in any live chat facility we may provide as customer support which contain questions or comments relating to the Services; fill out any online surveys or submit your resume to us online; seek to obtain parental consent; or otherwise communicate with us through the Services. The types of personal information which you may provide might include, but are not limited to: your name; email address; parent’s email address; telephone number; mail address; credit or debit card information; date of birth or other particular contact or personal identification information which you choose to provide. We may also collect your gender, information relating to OPEN products or service usage and/or ownership, as well as preferences which you may provide at the same time as you provide your name or other basic contact information.
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, ONLY YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MAY PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OPEN FOR PURPOSES OF REGISTRATION OR ANY OTHER ONLINE ACTIVITIES. PARENTS: PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE SECTION BELOW WHICH IS ENTITLED “NOTICE TO PARENTS AND LEGAL GUARDIAN” WHICH WILL INFORM YOU IN MORE DETAIL ABOUT OPEN’S POLICY REGARDING THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.
When you use the OPEN website we collect personal and other information by various technical means. We collect your personal information when you use the OPEN website to register, open an account, purchase a product or service, request customer service, or participate in an OPEN public forum or discussion. The information is collected by using technologies such as server logs, cookies, web beacons, and web logs. The OPEN website contains cookies which are from OPEN as well as from third parties such as OPEN affiliates, sponsors, partners, and advertisers. It is important that you know that OPEN does not control any cookies from such third parties which you may encounter while on the OPEN website.
If you have any questions or comments about this policy, the ways in which OPEN collects and uses your information described here, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at: