Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy sets out how ProPilotWorld.com, LLC (hereafter referred to as "ProPilotWorld") uses and protects any information that you provide, while using ProPilotWorld products and services. This includes, but is not limited to, ProPilotWorld.com and any associated websites and sub-domains operated by ProPilotWorld.

ProPilotWorld is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information provided by you to ProPilotWorld, by which you can be identified, will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.



What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers ProPilotWorld's treatment of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) as well as Non-Personal Information collected by ProPilotWorld through websites owned and operated by ProPilotWorld.com, LLC. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that ProPilotWorld does not own or control, or of persons that ProPilotWorld does not employ or manage, including any third-party websites to which ProPilotWorld's websites link or any links contained within to third party websites.



Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

You can visit the website of ProPilotWorld.com, LLC without revealing any personal information. However, ProPilotWorld needs certain Personally Identifiable Information (PII) if you wish to register for a member account or use certain ProPilotWorld.com services.

During registration, the following Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is required for a membership account:
    Your Full Name as indicated on your Pilot Certificate
    You current email address
    Username

ProPilotWorld will only use this information to reply to your inquiries, set up your membership account, provide you with requested services, and contact you regarding your account.

ProPilotWorld does NOT require or collect any data regarding a users racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; trade union membership; processing of genetic data; biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person; health; sex life or sexual orientation.

ProPilotWorld.com will NOT transfer, sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) for inclusion on any third-party e-mail or other marketing lists. ProPilotWorld.com will NOT disclose Personally Identifiable Information to any third parties unless required under the "Information Sharing and Disclosure" section of this Privacy Policy.

ProPilotWorld does NOT receive, store or pass-through any credit card or other sensitive payment information on our website or servers, ALL payment processing and related sensitive payment information is handled by our third-party vendor PayPal (PayPal.com) via the PayPal website, PayPal's Privacy Policy applies to that information.

By accessing the services of ProPilotWorld and voluntarily providing us with the requested Personally Identifiable Information (PII), you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.



Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

The following information that is NOT Personally Identifiable Information (PII) as it is general in nature may be collected (accuracy is at the members discretion) for Member Profile enhancement during registration and may be modified or deleted at any time by the user. This information is publicly displayed in the users profile and is visible to all members (with the exception of "Country of issuance of Pilot Certificate"):
    Segment of Industry
    Background (Civilian/Military/Both)
    Certificates (type and grade, not number)
    Country of issuance of Pilot Certificate
    Current position
    Aircraft (A/C) flown
    Total flight time


ProPilotWorld automatically receives and records non-personal information on our server logs from your browser including:
    Your IP address
    Browser version
    Device type/model
    Operating system
    Cookie information
    Length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity

ProPilotWorld may use this information to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, maintain website statistics, maintain website and account security and to provide technical support for issue resolution or future improvements. We may tie this non-personal information to the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) we have about you for account access, statistics and account support. ProPilotWorld.com will NOT transfer, sell, exchange or otherwise distribute Non-Personal Information to any third parties unless required under the "Information Sharing and Disclosure" section of this Privacy Policy.



How we use Cookies and IP Addresses

ProPilotWorld.com as well as any associated websites and sub-domains, use small text files called cookies to store information in your web browser. The information stored may include preferences, session identification, HTTP information, and IP address. You can set your browser to not receive cookies, but this may limit the functionality of or your ability to use ProPilotWorld.com and any associated websites and sub-domains.

IP addresses of computers used to visit ProPilotWorld.com and any associated websites and sub-domains are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other action which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question. Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.



What We do with the Information We Collect

ProPilotWorld uses the information we collect in the following ways:
    Internal record keeping
    Access to the ProPilotWorld.com website, associated websites and sub-domains
    Account management and verification
    Account reset
    Confirmation of email address for account verification
    Sending notices of account information, security alerts, and other relevant communications regarding your ProPilotWorld account



Information Sharing and Disclosure

ProPilotWorld does not disclose your Personal Identifiable Information (PII) or Non-Personal Information to third parties unless required to do so under one of the following conditions:
    We have your express consent to share the information for a specified purpose; or
    A law enforcement or regulatory agency at their request;
    We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such other legal process; or
    We need to protect the personal safety of the users of our website or defend the rights or property of ProPilotWorld.com, LLC, it's employees, shareholders or officers; or
    We find that your actions on our website violate the ProPilotWorld Terms of Service or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services offered by ProPilotWorld.com; or
    A person or company who acquires our business



Consent

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Non-Personal Information as outlined in this Privacy Policy, please do NOT register an account and do NOT provide any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to ProPilotWorld. If you have provided Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to ProPilotWorld and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify ProPilotWorld immediately at: Privacy@ProPilotWorld.com. By continuing your registration and agreeing with this Privacy Policy, you consent to the transfer of your data to our servers which are located in the United States where data protection laws may be different from those in your country.



How to Access your Personal Information

ProPilotWorld gives you the ability to edit your ProPilotWorld Account Information and preferences at any time via the User Control Panel (UserCP). If you discover any of the information ProPilotWorld holds for you is incorrect or incomplete and that you are unable to change the information yourself, please contact us as soon as possible at: Privacy@ProPilotWorld.com so the necessary changes can be made.



Security

ProPilotWorld Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security. It is the account holder's responsibility to be sure not to share or otherwise divulge the password to their ProPilotWorld.com account at anytime. Account passwords are encrypted in our database and are not accessible by the Administrator or staff of ProPilotWorld.com, if you lose or forget your password, we can reset it for you but are unable to retrieve your existing password. ProPilotWorld uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. We also safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, through access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security measures. Further, ProPilotWorld retains your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes identified above or as required by law. All data from ProPilotWorld.com and any associated websites or sub-domains is stored on commercially provided, enterprise grade servers in a secure data-center located in Dallas, Texas, USA.



Links to Other Websites

ProPilotWorld.com, any associated websites and sub-domains, may contain links to other websites, these websites may or may not be affiliated with ProPilotWorld.

ProPilotWorld has no control over any external websites, therefore clicking any link which results in you visiting an external website will result in this Privacy Policy no longer applying and ProPilotWorld cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting any such external sites.



Children's Privacy

Our service is not available to children under the age of 18, and we will not intentionally maintain information about anyone under the age of 18.



Changes to this Privacy Policy

ProPilotWorld may at any time, without notice to you and at its sole discretion, amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of ProPilotWorld websites after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.



Questions, Suggestions or Complaints

If you have questions or suggestions about this Privacy Policy or your own personal information or to file a complaint, please e-mail us at: Privacy@ProPilotWorld.com.


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This Privacy Policy was updated May 25, 2018