Privacy Policy

Privacy is very important to HowBuildingsWork.com. This policy outlines the steps we take to maintain the privacy of users’ information.

Information Collected from Users

HowBuildingsWork.com may collect a variety of information from users, including, but not limited to:

Financial Information

HowBuildingsWork.com does NOT collect any financial information, such as credit card or bank account numbers, from users. All financial transactions are completed using PayPal, providing a layer of secure separation between this website and users financial information.

Use of Information

HowBuildingsWork.com uses information provided by users for the following purposes:

Sharing of information

HowBuildingsWork.com collects user information solely to conduct the business of this website and to improve the delivery and performance of its services. Personal user information (such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) will not be sold, nor will it be shared with any third parties, except in the following situations:

  1. When users specifically agree to allow information to be provided to a third party, based on a direct query.
  2. When users request information (such as technical literature) from a third party through HowBuildingsWork.com.
  3. When users take a course that is provided by a third party who requires this information in exchange for providing the course content. (This will be clearly specified during the registration process.)
  4. When we are presented with a lawful court order to release account or other personal information to law enforcement officials.

When users agree to provide their personal information to a third party, it will be subject to the privacy policy of that third party. It is the responsibility of the user to understand and comply with that policy.

Non-personally identifiable user information may be provided to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. (For example, we may provide the number or BPI certified-users who completed a given course to a company, but we will not provide the personal information of any of those users.)

Direct Contact of Users

HowBuildingsWork.com will periodically contact users via email regarding new Content or promotions directly related to this website. Users will not be contacted with promotions of services or products from third parties.

Users can opt out of all promotional communication by contacting admin@howbuildingswork.com, or by responding to promotional emails with “Opt Out” in the subject line.

Links to Other Sites

HowBuildingsWork.com contains hypertext links to other websites. Those sites may have their own privacy policies. It is the responsibility of the user to understand and comply with these agreements.

Limitations of Liability

HowBuildingsWork.com takes precautions consistent with industry practice to maintain the security of the information contained on this website and in our databases. However, complete privacy and security is not guaranteed. HowBuildingsWork.com shall not be liable for any damage, harm, or loss resulting from the transmission of any information from users to this site.

Amendment of this Agreement

HowBuildingsWork.com reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time, at its sole discretion, and without notice. Changes regarding sharing of information will be communicated directly to users via email.

Users' right to access and use this website is subject only to our most current Privacy Policy. Changes, revisions or deletions to this Agreement shall be effective immediately upon their publication to this site.

This policy was updated on April 19, 2015.