What We Collect
If you choose to make a purchase at HiEd.com, we collect your name, your phone number, the credit card billing address, the card type, the card number, and the card expiration date. We also collect information to enable us to ship your order, such as the name, address, and phone number of the intended recipient of the goods or services.
If you contact our sales staff or customer service we may ask for additional personal information depending on your needs. This information allows us to protect your confidentiality by verifying your identity.
How We Use The Information
Credit Card numbers are only used for processing payments and are not used for any other purpose.
HiEd may use your personal information in conjunction with data obtained from a third party, or other sources such as product registration, public events or seminars, for the purpose of marketing products and services to you. Currently we do not do this, but if we begin in the future, you will be given the ability to remove yourself from the distribution of marketing material.
HiEd may be required to disclose your personal information to those officials involved in law enforcement, regulation, fraud, fraud prevention, and other legal actions.
HiEd may be required to disclose your personal information if HiEd has reasonable believe that doing so would protect HiEd, its customers, or the general public.
Privacy of Children
HiEds website is not directed towards children and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. Since it is not our intention to collect personal information from children, if we learn that information obtained was from a child, we will immediately delete the information. The information will not be used for any purposes or disclosed to third parties. HiEd encourages parents to take an active role in their childs online activities and interests.
HiEd collects anonymous information in the form of cookies. Cookies are small text files transferred from a web site to your computers hard drive. Cookies are transferred when you visit our site, make purchases, request information, or register for certain services. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the choice of whether or not you will accept it. You may set your browser to turn off cookies. However, if you turn off cookies, some features of the site will not be available and some pages will not display properly. Cookies let you take advantage of certain benefits such as keeping items in your shopping cart while you continue to browse the web site.
HiEd employs 128-bit encryption technology and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to help keep your personal information secure. When information about your personal identity is required, i.e. when you use your credit card, this encryption keeps your information secure. VeriSign, a leading provider of Internet trust services, certifies that our web site is accurate and that we are employing SSL security. To view the VeriSign certificate, click on the image of the closed lock or the solid key at the bottom of your browser. Our site security will appear when you click on the image.
For added security, after the credit card number is accurately submitted, the entire number is no longer displayed on the site. HiEd requires you to confirm which credit card to use by entering the last four digits of your credit card number. The next time you visit the site to make a purchase, you do not need to enter in your credit card number again. You simply need to confirm which card to use by entering in the last four digits of your credit card number. This offers added protection against someone who steals your password.
Since your password is the key to making purchases on HiEd.com, we ask that you take extra care to ensure that your password remains confidential. It is your duty to protect the confidentiality of your password.
Links and Downloads
HiEd.com may contain links to other web sites. HiEd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of web sites it does not operate.
HiEd.com may contain links to downloadable applications. HiEd is not responsible for the privacy practices of the makers of downloadable applications or the content of the downloads.
If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices, please write us at the following address: