Human Capital Institute

Human Capital Institute Privacy Policy

The Human Capital Institute is firmly committed to safeguarding your online privacy. Please read the following policy statement, which explains how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our many free features.

The policy will tell you more about:

  1. Information We Collect
  2. What Cookies Are And How They Are Used
  3. Our Use Of Your Information
  4. Our Disclosure Of Your Information
  5. Your Use Of Other Users' Information
  6. How You Can Access, Update, Or Delete Your Personal Information
  7. What Else You Should Know About Your Privacy
  8. Additional Information

1. Information We Collect

The Human Capital Institute collects your personal information in the Registration Page the first time you sign up to participate in any of our services. On this page, we ask you to provide us with your full name, email address, password, company name, job title, company type, address, fax, and phone number. Once you register, you are able to take full advantage of the Human Capital Institute’s many free services.

In addition to the initial registration, we may ask you for personal information at other times.

If you contact the Human Capital Institute, we may keep a record of that correspondence. The Human Capital Institute also occasionally asks users to complete surveys that we use for research purposes.

In the course of using our website, we automatically track certain information about you. This information includes the URL that you just came from, what browser you are using, and your IP address. Many sites automatically collect this information.

2. What Cookies Are and How They Are Used

In order to provide customized and personalized services, the Human Capital Institute uses cookies on certain pages of our website. Cookies allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our site. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session.

We may contract with online partners to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communications. We may use the services of a marketing company to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our site. In that event, we may use Web beacons and cookies provided by our marketing company on this site. The type of information collected would includes product purchases and pages visited. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interests our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.

3. Our Use of Your Information

The Human Capital Institute's goal in collecting personal information is to provide our members with a customized experience. In addition, we use this information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, and to improve our content and product offerings. We believe that these uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet our members' needs.

We use information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the site, to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.

Promotions that run on the Human Capital Institute site or in related email campaigns may be sponsored by companies other than the Human Capital Institute or may be co-sponsored by the Human Capital Institute and another company. Some or all of the data collected during a promotion may be shared with the sponsor. You can decide not to participate in the promotion if you do not wish your data to be shared.

4. Our Disclosure of Your Information

From time to time, the Human Capital Institute may elect to rent postal mailing lists (names and postal mailing addresses only) of members to selected third-parties. If at any time you wish to opt out of receiving mailings from both the Human Capital Institute and selected third parties, you may do so in one of the following ways:

  • You can send an e-mail to support@humancapitalinstitute.org
  • You can send mail to the following postal address: Human Capital Institute, 205 Billings Farm Road, Suite 3A, White River Junction, VT 05001
  • You can call the following telephone number: 1-866-538-1909

We do aggregate personally identifiable information (for example, 80% of our members are HR professionals) and disclose such information in aggregate to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you. Certain information, such as your password and credit card number is never disclosed in aggregate at all.

The Human Capital Institute may, from time to time, send you email regarding our products and services. At any time you can easily edit your Human Capital Institute user settings at www.hci.org to no longer receive such offers and mailings. You will need your email address and password in order to access your user preferences.

5. How You Can Access, Update Or Delete Your Personal Information

Once you register with the Human Capital Institute, you will be able to review and change much of your personally identifiable information, including:
• Your email address and password
• Your name, company name, job title, company type, address, and phone number
• Your subscription settings
You may edit your user settings at http://www.hci.org at any time by using your email address and password. If you have forgotten your password, you may request your password to be sent to you from the settings screen.

Your Human Capital Institute account can be deleted or deactivated, but doing so will result in not being able to access any members-only area of the Human Capital Institute. You can unsubscribe at any time by going to: http://www.hci.org

6. What Else You Should Know About Your Privacy

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.

7. Additional Information

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to support@humancapitalinstitute.org