Privacy Policy

Community Excellence Alliance (CEA) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We recognize the increased importance of electronic commerce and the growth of the Internet as a part of everyday business transactions. That’s why we maintain strict internal policies concerning your privacy. CEA provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed
We’ve structured our Web Site so that, in general, you can visit Community Excellence Alliance on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.
However, CEA may ask you to provide information that personally identifies you. The information gathered is used to enhance the user experience on our site and to identify frequent visitors. We make this Privacy Policy notice readily available on our home page and at the bottom of every CEA Web page.

  • Table of Contents
    1. Sites covered by this privacy statement
    2. Types of information we collect
    3. Children’s privacy
    4. How we use your information
    5. Who we share your information with
    6. Your choices
    7. Your privacy preferences and opting out
    8. Your information and third-party companies
    9. Access to and accuracy of your information
    10. Keeping your information secure
    11. Changes to this Statement
    12. Contacting us How CEA uses cookies and Web beacons on CEA and in related web sites:
    · Cookies.CEA uses software tags called “cookies” to identify customers when they visit our site. Among other things Cookies help us identify returning users so that we don’t ask them to register with every visit. They help us understand your buying preferences and customize our service to your needs. By understanding which areas of the site you visit, cookies allow us to present information, products and specials that are of personal interest.
    · Web beacons

1. Sites covered by this Privacy Statement

2. Types of information we collect
We may collect information from the following sources:
· Applications, questionnaires and other forms you submit, such as your name, address and telephone
· Web-based tools when you visit our Web sites, such as “cookies”

We may disclose the information described above within our organization:
This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.

Personal information
Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. CEA uses personal information to understand better your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, it will be used only to support your relationship with CEA. CEA will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others.
On some CEA Web Sites, you can access services, request information, subscribe to marketing or support materials, or volunteer at CEA. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, email address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information, contact preferences, educational and employment background,.

Non-personal information
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity. CEA collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the CEA Web Sites.
Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the CEA Web Sites, unique URLs1 visited within CEA, browser type and IP2 address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. CEA Web pages use cookies, Web beacons and other technologies for data analysis and personalization services. CEA also places ads on other Web Sites that may use cookies.

3. Children’s privacy
CEA is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. CEA does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and CEA does not target its Web Sites to children under 13.

4. How we use your information
CEA uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete an application, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits, and to personalize some CEA Web Sites. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding CEA services. You may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by sending an email to us at Additionally, if you do not want CEA to contact you for marketing purposes by email, postal mail, /or phone, you may opt out by sending email to us Please provide us with your name and the information you wish to unsubscribe. Place the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject.

CEA will take appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us.
Personal data collected online may also be combined with information you provide CEA through other sources such as the classroom, public events or seminars.Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about CEA Web Site usability, performance and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.

5. Who we share your information with
CEA will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. CEA will not share your personal information with third parties. except in responding to your requests for services. CEA shares customer information across CEA-affiliated business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as described above in “How we use your information.”
CEA contracts with third-party service providers and suppliers to deliver, services and customer solutions described in “How we use your information.” Suppliers and service providers are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of CEA and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for CEA. These service providers may change or we may contract with additional service providers to better accommodate our customers. CEA will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law.

6. Your choices
CEA gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our products and services. You can subscribe to receive certain service-specific information and CEA-wide marketing communications. CEA-wide communications may include new product information, special offers, or an invitation to participate in market research. We give you a choice regarding delivery of CEA-wide communications by postal mail, email and telephone. You can make or change your choices at the data collection point. Please refer to Section 7 for further instructions. We will make every effort to honor your preferences. This option does not apply to communications for the purpose of administering order completion, contracts, support, product safety warnings or updates.

7. Your privacy preferences and opting out
Non-subscription services

  • CEA will not use your personal information for a different purpose than the one stated when you provided your data. Examples of unrelated uses include sending communications about CEA services and marketing messages.
    You may tell us not to:
    · Disclose information about you outside our organization , except we may disclose information as required or permitted by law.
    · Disclose credit data about you within our organization ; we do not disclose credit data outside ourorganization .
    · Solicit you by mail, telephone, or email for services that are not directly related to your account and that are outside our regular communications with you.
    Subscription services
    To opt-out of receiving communications you have expressly requested (such as email newsletters, software updates, etc.), email us at

8. Your information and third-party companies
Certain CEA services are linked with those from unrelated third-party companies, some which offer you the option to share with both CEA and the third party personal data you provide. Examples include the ability to request communications from CEA marketing or solution partners,. We will not share your personal information with those third-party companies unless you make that choice.

9. Access to and accuracy of your information
CEA strives to keep your personal information accurate. We have, management processes and policies to maintain customer data accuracy. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of CEA’s Web Sites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.

10. Keeping your information secure
CEA is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, CEA has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. SSL encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. This security measure is working when you see either the symbol of an unbroken key or closed lock (depending on your browser) on the bottom of your browser window.

11. Changes to this Statement
If there are updates to the terms of CEA’s Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices you have.

12. Contacting us
We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them


1A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web. For example, is the URL for CEA’s home page.
2An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop.