PRIVACY POLICY
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The Traditional Chinese Culture Institute International (“The Institute”) makes available for your use on this Web site, www.silenttao.com (the “Site”) subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document (the “Privacy Policy”). By accessing or using this Site you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age, are able to enter a legally binding contract and agree to the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site.

CHANGES TO THE TERMS

The Institute reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Privacy Policy posted on the Site at the time of such use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you engage in certain activities on this site the Institute may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, The Institute may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), e-mail address, employer, job title and department, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal identifying information. When ordering products or services on the site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.

When you submit personal information to the Institute on this site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries and may be stored and processed in any of the countries in which the Institute and its affiliates and subsidiaries maintain offices, including without limitation, the United States. You also acknowledge that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transferring, storage and processing of your information may be undertaken by trusted vendors of the Institute.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Institute uses industry standard practices to protect the information transmitted to this site. You acknowledge that you also have a responsibility for the security of your information such as passwords.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Institute collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select or for its own purposes. The information that you provide may also be used as part of our effort to keep you informed about product upgrades, special offers, and other products and services of the Institute and selected third parties.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

The Institute will disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Institute or the Site; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of the Institute and Site, and, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Institute’s Sites, Services, or the public.

CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Institute does not provide products, services, or other material targeted to children and does not knowingly collect information on those under 13 years of age. By using this Site you warrant that you are 18 years or older.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

When you visit the Site we may collect and use other information about you, including your IP/Internet address, pages visited, etc. We may use “cookies” or other methods to track your visit.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Institute. .:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Institute and other sites on the Internet.  .:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html  Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include …. Google Adsense Amazon These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on Institute send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.  Institute has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.  You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Institute’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.  If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

LINKS

This Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.

APPLICABILITY

This Policy covers only information that is collected through this Site, and does not cover information that may be collected through software downloaded from the Site.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have questions about security or privacy, please contact us. Contact information is available on the Institute’s website:

www.tccii.com