Privacy Policy

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The Dares Institute (TDI) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following privacy policy to protect personal information you provide online.

TDI's Commitment to Online Security

Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. TDI encrypts billing information wherever TDI requests it. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle online registrations. All TDI agents and contractors with access to personal information obtained on TDI web site are also bound to adhere to this policy as part of their contract with TDI.

Personal Information that TDI May Collect Online

TDI collects the following types of personal information: names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and facsimile numbers, and billing information. TDI may also collect business information from sole proprietorships that register for courses or program participation, some of which might constitute personal information, as well as personal information from individuals acting solely in their business capacity.

TDI does not knowingly collect or maintain any personal information from children under the age of 13. In addition, no part of our site is designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13.

How TDI May Use Personal Information Collected Online

Unless you consent, TDI will use your personal information only for the purpose for which it was submitted such as to register for courses and process billing and business requests related to course registration, and we will use such information to provide operational notices, in program recordkeeping and to conduct research on industry marketplace practices. Our research may lead to the publication of aggregate demographical data but will not result in the reporting or publication of any personal information provided to us. At certain points where personal information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a list to receive information about other TDI programs and services and about ways to support TDI. At any time you can add or remove your name from our mailing list by contacting us at

How Your Information May Be Shared

TDI never sells or rents personal information.

We will release personal information under the following circumstances:

  • Where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or is requested by a government agency conducting investigations or proceedings.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at

Computer Tracking and Cookies

Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. TDI uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use TDI site if your browser is set to reject cookies. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you. Note: Cookies may sometimes store personal information, when requested by the user.


If you have a complaint about TDI's compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at