Guidelines and Principles

Guidelines, Privacy and Policies to make sure Al's work remains accessible and we uphold a strong integrity.

Welcome, and thank you for taking the time to connect with this content. To Al, the integrity behind his work is incredibly important and our hope with this page is that we can make ‘open,’ the Privacy Policy, Guidelines and Principles for Al’s website and content.

Please take some time to read and digest this information so that we can uphold a high standard of integrity and open-ness in the space between us.

Privacy

Al’s online community, content, courses and programs support participants in delving into new and sometimes uncomfortable topics. We explore the known and unknown; the liminal space between what has been and what is yet to come. These experiences can carry with them feelings of uncertainty and vulnerability.

We have done our best to design our places and products so that you may share your story with others in a variety of ways. Nevertheless, even when a course or forum area is restricted-access, it is also public in the sense that there may be hundreds of people participating.

Obviously, some areas are more private than others. You should think carefully about what you feel comfortable sharing in the various environments since it is not possible for us to guarantee complete confidentiality.

Privacy Agreement

When sharing in a public forum (Facebook comment, post comment) please remember that anything you share is public and it is your responsibility to make sure you are comfortable in sharing this information. Whilst we do our best to moderate, prevent and resolve any conflict, we cannot be responsible for your post in the first instance.

When something is shared in a private, course-specific Facebook forum, live call or webinar, please keep personal information among the participants and refrain from sharing it outside of our community. This is a key to us creating a ‘container’ for courageous conversations and is crucial to our work and other’s safety.

Of course, we do encourage you to share the power of our courses with friends and family, however please do not attribute anything shared to anyone specifically. You may talk about the concepts, observations or topics explored, however please only share your personal content.

To prevent ambiguity, if you share a story that you don’t want shared in any form, even anonymized, then please say so explicitly. And if you are fine with a story to be shared with your name attached, also say so.

Terms of Service

The following Terms of Service apply to your use of our online community (website, Facebook Groups and Courses) and course environments. You are solely responsible for your conduct in regard to these terms. By registering with us, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the following:

You acknowledge that you will receive email content from us for the purposes of sharing in ideas, conversation and community.

We reserve the right to remove any comment or discussion that jeopardizes the safety and security of our community.

We respectfully request that you refrain from solicitation and promotion of goods, services, websites or requesting money (profit or non-profit).

Personal contact information (including Facebook, Twitter, email/mailing addresses and telephone numbers) that is not your own, should never be copied, shared, discussed, posted or requested publicly in the community (ie, blog posts, discussions, wall posts).

In short, you agree that you will make your best effort to seriously consider and remain in alignment with the values and responsibilities voiced here, and of course, will under no circumstances act in a manner that violates laws and community boundaries that have been established to respect and protect others.

Privacy Policy

Who We Are

This website is owned by Al Jeffery, and features content created by Al Jeffery. The website address is: https://www.aljeffery.com.

Al Jeffery is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation, other than as necessary to develop the content program for which you have signed on.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about new ideas, offerings, programs, site launches, or changes to this privacy policy.

To contact us, please email al@aljeffery.com

What Personal Data We Collect and Why

We collect personal data from people who register for Al’s email list, sign-up to programs and products, including name, email, geographical information, personal account preferences, transactional data, and technical data (which courses people register for, etc.)

This data is collected when a person completes the following actions: subscribes to email list; registers for a course; registers for an event; makes a payment; or leaves a comment.

Cookies

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.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Content 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained from Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you are on our email list, have left comments, or downloaded something from our site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You may request to review your data at any time by email al@aljeffery.com. By doing so, you consent to us collecting your email so that we can send you your requested information.

You may also opt-out of our communications at any time, but clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of each email sent.

Where we Store Your Data

This website is hosted with Zuver; all of your personal information and all files for this website are securely stored on their server. For more information about their hosting service and Privacy Policies, visit here.

When a person subscribes to our newsletter, the person’s name and email address is sent to our email newsletter account with MailChimp. To learn more about how MailChimp handles privacy concerns, visit here.

When a person completes a payment on this website, that person’s payment information is sent to either PayPal or Stripe (credit cards) for payment process. You can view PayPal’s privacy policy here: PayPal Privacy Policy; for Stripe’s privacy policy, click here: Stripe Privacy Policy

How We Protect Your Data

When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

All content on this website, and all transmissions of data to and from the website, are encrypted with secure server software (SSL), using a SHA-256 with RSA Encryption certificate. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Administrative access to data list limited only to the management team who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, troubleshooting tech problems you’ve inquired about), we regularly review the latest data protection guidelines and regulations. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Any questions at all regarding this information, please contact Al directly at al@aljeffery.com.

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