PRIVACY POLICY

 

Privacy and Security

Your privacy is important to us, so we have created the following Privacy and Security Policy to let you know what information we collect when you visit our web sites, DuaneGomer.com, NotariesUnlimited.com, and DuaneGomer.biz ("we", "us", "our"), why we collect it, and how it is used.


What information do we collect from you?

We may collect information needed to contact you at a later date. If we collect personal contact information, you may contact us in writing at a later date to have your information removed from our systems.


We may collect your name, address, and phone number

When you order materials from us, we may request your first and last name, home or other physical address including the name of your city and state and postal code. We may also request your phone number and e-mail address or other "real world" contact information.

We use the contact information to create a purchase sales receipt, to ship educational materials when requested, and in the case where required by California State Education Regulations, will maintain certain data such as your name for permanent records, transcripts, etc.


We may collect your email address

We may request your email address to contact you online. We use it to help you to find your online records in case you have forgotten a user password. Ocassionally, we may send an email with important information concerning CalBRE, California Notary Public, and California Mortgage Loan Origination Regulation updates, and new laws that may effect your method of conducting business. On ocassions, we may send to your email address special promotional offers that may help you to further your career. You may request to have your email addresss removed from our systems.


We may collect purchase information

All course materials are maintained in our systems. This information may be used to produce college-level transcripts, continuing education and license renewal records, certificates, and sworn statements as related to notary education materials.

With any online purchase, we do collect Credit Card information (including the credit card number, expiration date, and CVC code) and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address as required by the online Credit Card Processing company, HOWEVER, we do not retain any credit card information in our systems.


The use of cookies

We are using "Google Analytics" to evaluate visitor viewing habits. This service requires the writing of a cookie to your computer. You may receive a warning message stating that a cookie is being created. If you approve, you will be helping Duane Gomer Education to improve our materials presentation for current and future visitors.


How do we protect information we collect?

We offer secured web pages to collect all personal and transaction purchase information, using state-of-the-art online transaction procedures and technologies including 2048-bit data encryption oer secure socket layers ("SSL"). All electronic transactions take place on our secured web page, https://www.DuaneGomer.biz. During the transaction process, your Internet process will be automatically transferred to our secured server and your session will remain on this secured server until the secured transaction has been completed in full. A browser-dependent security signal will be displayed to notify you concerning the security measures that we have implemented. For Internet Explorer and FireFox, the security "sign" may be a padlock in the locked position. For Netscape Navigator and a few select other browser, this may be in the form of the address bar changing from a white background to a different color (yellow for Netscape Navigator, for an example).


Other information collected during your web visit

All Internet Service Providers ("ISP's") and Web Hosting Sites collect visitor-specific information that is beyond our control. Web Hosing Sites may collect information that may include, but are not limited to:

This data may be use to generate "reports" that may include, but are not limited to:



How long do we protect data that we have collected?

For all real estate college-level ("statutory") courses, we will maintain the course records for as long as Duane Gomer, Inc. is providing education services.

For all real estate continuing education courses, we are required to maintain the course records for a minimum of 4 years from the date of purchase. These records may be purged from our systems after 4 years.

For all California notary public records, we will maintain all records for a minimum of 4 years from the date of purchase. These records may be purged from our systems after 4 years.


For all California Mortgage Loan Origination records, we will maintain all records for a minimum of 1 year from the date of purchase. These records may be purged from our systems after 1 year.


Sharing of collected information

We do not share any collected information with other parties that are not a Duane Gomer, Inc. business. We do not sell or provide any information about you to any third-party agency unless, upon special circumstances, that agency would only be a California State agency, including the California Secretary of State, the California Burea of Real Estate, and possibly the National Mortgge Lending System, upon request.


You consent to this policy

By using this web site, you agree to this Privacy and Security Policy.


Legal Disclaimer

This site operates AS-IS and AS-AVAILABLE, without liability of any kind. We are not responsible for events beyond our control, including but not limited to the host Internet Service Provider ("ISP") server or any Internet connection being in a "down" state or status, or any form of a Internet communications failure, or any form of a dial-up modem disconnect as performed by an Internet Service Provider, or any equipment malfunction or data entry error performed by a visitor to this web site.


If you have a privacy question

If you have a privacy question about our web sites, please click here to contact us, or write to:

Duane Gomer, Inc.
23312 Madero Suite J
Mission Viejo, CA  92691

Revised and effective as of January 12, 2016.

 

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