Universal Abilities Privacy Policy:

  1. General:

    Universal Abilities and its related companies or affiliates ("Universal Abilities", "IIALC" or "we") greatly respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. Universal Abilities intends to act reasonably to protect visitor privacy, but cannot guarantee security against "hackers" or other issues beyond our control. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This notice applies to all information submitted on Universal Abilities websites, unless otherwise posted.

  2. Personally Identifiable Information:

    Personally Identifiable Information refers to information that is collected in conjunction with your name. Universal Abilities does not collect any personal information from you just by visiting the website. Personal information is only collected from you when you submit it voluntarily. If you do not want your personally identifiable information collected, do not submit it to us.

  3. Submitted Personal Information:

    Any information submitted on this website is transmitted over the internet using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Security Certificates to ensure that information is encrypted and secure. You may verify this by looking for the lock icon on your web browser when using any submission form.

  4. Cookies:

    At the time of publishing this website does not use "Cookies". Should we decide to use cookies in future modifications to this website this privacy policy will be updated to reflect the change. Cookies are small text files that reside on your computer and are used to store information such as the last date visited or configuration preferences. We do count the number of visits to our home page but doing this does not collect any personal information.

  5. How we use the information we collect:

    • Universal Abilities Information Policy:

      We do not provide or sell any collected personal information to any third-party company or entity. Personal information is only used by Universal Abilities when required to fullfill a request for information, services or products, or where it is required by law. For example if a Job Applicant submits their Social Security number we may be required to provide that information to Social Security to verify the applicant’s participation in the Social Security "Ticket to Work" program or to notify Social Security of their employment progress.

    • E-Mail Communications:

      We may use the information that we collect to send you e-mail communications such as responding to a request for information, services or products, our e-mail newsletter if you choose to subscribe, information about your account or changes to the website.

    • E-Mail Newsletter:

      You may choose to subscribe to our e-mail newsletter at the time of application or registration and may choose to opt out at any time simply by editing the "Subscribe to Newsletter" check box in your account information.

    • Mobile Communications:

      With your consent, we may use your mobile telephone number to send you responses to inquiries for information or services.

    • Advertising:

      In order to provide our readers with free access to our content we may display advertisements on some Web Pages to help defer the costs of Web Site development and Web Hosting costs. We will never display any advertising hosted on a third-party domain by an Advertising Provider.

    • User Accounts:

      User account information may be edited online after logging in. If you wish your account to be deleted please notify Universal Abilities and we will remove your account. For example, you may be banned from logging in to the website in the event of repeated forum abuse. You will be notified in the event of any account changes.

    • Discussion Forum:

      To provide you with an open and civil discussion forum, Universal Abilities has several forum moderators with the authority to edit or delete forum posts that are deemed "unacceptable" according to the Universal Abilities discussion forum policy. Moderators participate in the discussion forum to respond to member posts, forward inquiries to a party knowledgeable in the topic field to provide a useful response and to ensure that the discussion forum rules are not violated. Please follow the discussion forum rules. Repeated forum abuse will cause your account to be "banned" and you will no longer be allowed to log in to the website.

    • Request Fulfillment:

      We may use the information that we collect from you to fulfill your requests for information, services or products.

    • Statistical Analysis:

      In order to learn more about how our website is used, we may use the data that we collect to monitor use of the website to increase the website’s functionality, and to better tailor our content and design to suit our visitors’ needs.

    • Enforcement:

      We may use the information that we collect to prevent illegal activities, to enforce the site’s Terms and Conditions, and to otherwise protect our rights and the rights of our users.

      In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

  6. Sharing Information That You Provide With Others.

    We do not share your personally identifiable information with any outside companies except in the following situations:

    • Discussion Forum:.

      You may choose to submit personal information as part of our online community. Any information you choose to post in the discussion forum, including personally identifiable information, will be available to the general public and to other members of the online community. The discussion forum is designed to only display the account holders chosen Forum Name, not their personal name. This is so members may freely make forum posts without worry of having any of their personal information disclosed, unless they intentionally choose to do so.

    • Subcontractors:.

      We may share your information with affiliates that provide us with clients. We may also provide some information to a payment gateway in the event of credit card payment for products or services.

    • Law Enforcement:.

      We may report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful, or that we reasonably believe may aid a law enforcement investigation into unlawful activity. In addition, we reserve the right to release your information to law enforcement agencies if we determine, in our sole judgment, that either you have violated our policies, or the release of your information may protect the rights, property or safety of you or another person.

    • Required or Permitted by Law:.

      We may share your information with others as required by, or permitted by, law. This may include sharing your information with governmental entities, or third parties in response to subpoenas, court orders, other legal process, or as we believe is necessary to exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims that have been brought against us, or to defend against possible legal claims that we determine in our sole discretion might be brought against us.

    • Transfers:.

      In the event that Universal Abilities, or substantially all of Universal Abilities assets, are acquired by another company, your information will be transferred to the acquiring entity. In such a situation, you will be provided with notice that a transfer of your information is imminent, and you will be given an opportunity to opt out of the transfer of your information.

  7. Children: (Under the age of 18).

    All persons under the age of 18 must ask for and receive their parents’ or guardian’s permission before sending any personal information about themselves to us or to anyone online or over the internet. Parents or guardians of persons under age 18 must send us an e-mail indicating their approval of the child’s participation in any of the online services or resources that require collection of personal information on our websites.

  8. Parents and Guardians:

    Any information collected by Universal Abilities from children is used only for the sole purpose of delivering the requested information, service or products. If you have any questions, or would like to review or delete your child’s personally identifiable information, contact us via one of the methods listed below.

  9. Third-Party Web Sites:

    Links to third-party websites provided on Universal Abilities websites are provided solely as a convenience. If you use these links to third-party websites, you will leave the Universal Abilities website. Universal Abilities does not review all third-party websites, nor does it control or assume responsibility for the content or privacy policies of any of these websites. Thus, Universal Abilities does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access a third-party site link from a Universal Abilities website, you do so at your own risk.

  10. How can you correct your information?

    If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy please contact Universal Abilities. You may modify your personal account information by logging in to the website from the upper left corner of any page, and accessing your account using the "My Account" link in the upper left corner. To have your account removed from our records, please e-mail us or call our toll-free telephone number listed below.

  11. How to contact us, and how we may contact you:

    Should you have other questions or concerns about this privacy policy, contact us at:

    Universal Abilities Employment Network
    P.O. Box 148
    Coram, NY 11727
    1 (855) 222-3752 Ext: 901 or 905 (Toll-free)

    If we are required to provide you with notice of a particular event or incident, we will send you that notice by e-mail, telephone, or U.S. mail.

    Last revised on November 28, 2013.

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