Last Updated: May 20, 2022
We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy at any given time. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page. If at any point in time The Rainmaker Institute decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.
This Policy applies to The Rainmaker Institute, and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us. Through the use of https://therainmakerinstitute.com and/or https://www.rainmakerretreat.com, you are therefore consenting to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.
Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through our website;
2. Why we collect personally identifiable information and the legal basis for such collection;
3. How we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared;
4. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and
5. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- “You” and “yours” means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service as applicable under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). You and yours can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.
- Company (referred to as either “the company”, “we”, “us”, or “our” in this agreement) refers to The Rainmaker Institute, 1090 S. Gilbert Rd. #218, Gilbert, AZ 85296. For the purposes of GDPR, the company is the Data Controller.
- Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
- Account means a unique account created for you to access our service or parts of our service.
- Website refers to https://therainmakerinstitute.com and https://www.rainmakerretreat.com.
- Service refers to the website.
- Country refers to United States.
- Service(s) Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the company to facilitate the service, to provide the service on behalf of the company, to perform services related to the service or to assist the company in analyzing how the service is used. For the purposes of GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.
- Third-Party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a user can log in or create an account to use the service.
- Facebook Fan Page is a public profile specifically created by the company on the Facebook social network, accessible from https://www.facebook.com.
- Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. For the purposes of GDPR, Personal Data means any information relation to you such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. For the purposes of CCPA, Personal Data means any information that identifies, relates to, describes or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you.
- Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
- Device means any device that can access the service such as a computer, cellphone, or digital tablet.
- Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the service or from the service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
- Data Controller, for the purposes of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the company as the legal person which alone or jointly with others determines the purpose4s and means of the process of Personal Data.
- Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that has been promoted by US regulatory authorities, in particular the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism for allowing Internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites.
- Business, for the purpose of CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), refers to the company as the legal entity that collects consumer’s personal information and determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumer’s personal information, or on behalf of which such information is collected and that alone, or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumer’s personal information, that does business in the state of California.
- Consumer, for the purposes of CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means the natural person who is a California resident. A resident, as defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the USA for other than a temporary or transitory purpose, and (2) every individual who is domiciled in the USA who is outside the USA for a temporary or transitory purpose.
- Sale, for the purpose of CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information to another business or a third-party monetary or other valuable consideration.
Information We Collect
It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. This website collects various types of information, such as:
- Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc. which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.
- Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies, data usage and server logs.
In addition, The Rainmaker Institute may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race, and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, other diagnostic data, IP address, and type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.
When you access the service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile unique I, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our service or when you access the service by or through a mobile device.
COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our service.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies for the purposes set out below:
- Necessary /Essential Cookies Type: session cookies administered by UsPurpose. These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through the website and to enable you to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
- Functionality Cookies Type: persistent cookies administered by: UsPurpose. These cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use the website.
- Tracking and Performance Cookies Type: persistent cookies administered by: Third-PartiesPurpose. These cookies are used to track information about traffic to the website and how users use the website. The information gathered via these cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the website. We may also use these cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features, or a new functionality of the website to see how our users react to them.
The Rainmaker Institute may also deem it necessary, from time to time, to follow websites that our users may frequent to gleam what types of services and products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.
Please rest assured that this site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for on this Policy.
Why We Collect Information and For How Long
We are collecting your data for several reasons:
- To better understand your needs and provide you with the services you have requested;
- To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services and products;
- To send you promotional emails containing information we think you may like when we have your consent to do so;
- To contact you to fill out surveys or participate in other types of market research, when we have your consent to do so;
- To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.
The data we collect from you will be stored for no longer than necessary. The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; to resolve disputes; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; to enforce our legal agreements and policies; the type of contract we have with you, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.
The company will also retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Use of Information Collected
The Rainmaker Institute may collect and may make use of personal information for the following purposes:
- To ensure delivery of the services you need and request.
- To attend and manage your requests to us.
- To provide and maintain our service, we may monitor usage of our service.
- To assist in the operation of our website.
- To manage your registration as a user of the service (the personal data you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the service that are available).
- For performance of a contract, the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items, or services you have purchased or of any other contract with us through the service.
- To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication such as mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products, or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
- At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed with news, special offers, and other general information about other possible products, services and/or events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
- The Rainmaker Institute may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.
The Rainmaker Institute may share your personal information in the following situations:
- With service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our service, for payment processing, to contact you.
- For business transfers in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- The company may feel it necessary, from time to time, to contact you on behalf of our other external business partners with regards to a potential new offer which may be of interest to you. If you consent or show interest in presented offers, then, at that time, specific identifiable information, such as name, email address and/or telephone number, may be shared with the third party.
- The company may find it beneficial to all our customers to share specific data with our trusted partners in an effort to conduct statistical analysis, provide you with email and/or postal mail, deliver support and/or arrange for deliveries to be made. Those third parties shall be strictly prohibited from making use of your personal information, other than to deliver those services which you requested, and as such they are required, in accordance with this agreement, to maintain the strictest of confidentiality with regards to all your information.
- With other users when you share personal information or otherwise interact in public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If you interact with other users or register through a third-party social media service, your contacts on the third-party social media service may see your name, profile, pictures, and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you and view your profile.
The Rainmaker Institute uses various third-party social media features including but not limited to https://www.facebook.com/TheRainmakerInstitute/, https://twitter.com/Law_Marketing, https://instagram.com/rainmakerinstitute/, https://www.youtube.com/c/Therainmakerinstitute and other interactive programs. These may collect your IP address and require cookies to work properly. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within The Rainmaker Institute’s control.
Text messaging opt-in will not be shared with any third party for any marketing purposes.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Your information, including personal data is process at the company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means this information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from your jurisdiction.
Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data
Service Providers have access to your personal data only to perform their tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use your personal data to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest. We may use email marketing service providers to manage and send emails to you.
We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our service.
- Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the service. In that case, we may use third-party services for payment processing (e.g., payment processors).
Disclosure of Information
The Rainmaker Institute may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances:
- As necessary to provide services or products you have ordered;
- In other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented;
- In the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined;
- As required by law, or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., court or government agency), or a subpoena or search warrant;
- To satisfy a legal obligation, protect the rights or property of the company, prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the service, protect the personal safety of users of the service or the public, or protect against legal liability;
- To outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;
- As necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;
- As necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of The Rainmaker Institute.
The Rainmaker Institute greatly respects your privacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in The Rainmaker Institute products and services). In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.
Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletters. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe line or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our website please complete the following request form: Unsubscribe Form Link. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. The Rainmaker Institute will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.
Links to Other Websites
Notice to European Union Users
The Rainmaker Institute’s operations are located primarily in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield.) By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described in this Policy.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA UNDER GDPR
We may process personal data under the following conditions:
- You have given your consent for processing personal data for one or more specific purposes;
- Provision of personal data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
- Processing personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the company is subject;
- Processing personal data is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person;
- Processing personal data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the company;
- Processing personal data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the company.
In any case, the company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
The company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of your personal data and to guarantee that you can exercise your rights.
- Request Access to Your Personal Data. The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your personal data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you. This also enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
- Request Correction of the Personal Data that We hold about You. You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
- Object to Processing of Your Personal Data. This right exists where we are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for our processing and there is something about your particular situation, which makes you want to object to our processing of your personal data on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
- Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You have the right to ask us to delete or remove personal data when there is no good reason for us to continue processing it.
- Request the transfer of Your Personal Data. We will provide to you, or to a third-party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
- Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent on using your personal data. If you withdraw your consent, We may not be able to provide you with access to certain specific functionalities of the service.
EXERCISING OF YOUR GDPR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, and opposition by contacting us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, we will respond within a reasonable time frame to comply with your request.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal data. For more information, if you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact your local data protection authority in the EEA.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER CCPA
- The right to notice. You must be properly notified which categories of personal data are being collected and the purposes for which the personal data is being used.
- The right to access / the right to request. The CCPA permits you to request and obtain from the company, information regarding the disclosure of your personal data that has been collected in the past 12 months by the company or its subsidiaries to a third-party for the third part’s direct marketing purposes.
- The right to say no to the sale of personal data. You also have the right to ask the company not to sell your personal to third parties. You can submit such a request by emailing Marketing@therainmakerinstitute.com.
- The right to know about your personal data. you have the right to request and obtain from the company, information regarding the disclosure of the following:
- The categories of personal data collected
- The sources from which the personal data was collected
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the personal data
- Categories of third parties with whom we share personal data
- The specific pieces of personal data we collected about you
- The right to delete personal data. You also have the right to request the deletion of your personal data that have been collected in the past 12 months.
- The right not to be discriminated against. You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising any of your consumer’s rights, including by:
- Denying goods or services to you;
- Charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;
- Providing a different level of quality or goods or services to you;
- Suggesting that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
EXERCISING YOUR CCPA DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
In order to exercise any of your rights under CCPA, a California resident may submit a verifiable consumer request to: Marketing@therainmakerinstitute.com. In connection with submitting a request, you must provide the following information: name, email, phone number, address and organization(s) associated with, and you must state what type of request you are making.
Only a California resident, or someone legally authorized to act on such California resident’s behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to his or her personal information. In general, The Rainmaker Institute has the right to require you to provide written permission granting authority to your representative and for your agent to verify its identity directly with us, and we may deny a request form your representative who does not submit proof of authorization as we request.
A California resident may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must provide sufficient information that allows The Rainmaker Institute to reasonable verify the requestor is the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative and describe the request with sufficient details that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it. We cannot respond to a request or provide personal information if we cannot verify the identity or authority to make the request.
The Rainmaker Institute will endeavor to confirm receipt of a request within 10 days following submission and provide information about how we will process the request. We will endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days. The time period to provide the required information may be extended once by an additional 45 days when reasonably necessary and with prior notice. We may deliver our written responses by mail or electronically, at your option.
Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the request receipt date. If we deny a request, we will provide a response explaining the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable.
DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell personal information. However, the service providers we partner with (for example, our advertising partners), may use technology on the service that “sells” personal information as defined by the CCPA law.
If you wish to opt out of the use of your personal information for interest-based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA law, you may do so by following the instructions below. Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser you use. You may need to opt out on every browser that you use.
Desktop Browser: You can opt out of receiving ads that are personalized as served by other service providers by following our instructions presented on the service to use an “Ad Block” browser extension.
Mobile Devices: Your mobile device may give you the ability to opt out of the use of information about the apps you use in order to serve you ads that are targeted to your interests.
- “Opt-out of Interest-Based Ads” or “Opt-out of Ads Personalization” on Android devices.
- “Limit ad tracking” on iOS devices.
- You can also stop the collection of location information from your mobile device by changing the preferences on your mobile device.
“Do Not Track” Policy (as required by California Online Privacy Protection Act)
Our service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
However, some third-party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or setting page of your web browser.
Children under the age of 13
The Rainmaker Institute’s website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal identifiable information, please contact us. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.
Facebook Fan Page
DATA CONTROLLER FOR THE FACEBOOK FAN PAGE
The company is the data controller of your personal data collected while using the service. As operator of the Facebook Fan Page, the company and the operator of the social network Facebook are joint controllers.
The company has entered into agreements with Facebook that define the terms for use of the Facebook Fan Page, among other things. These terms are mostly based on the Facebook Terms of Service: https://www.facebook.com/terms.php.
We use the Facebook Insights function in connection with the operation of the Facebook Fan Page and on the basis of the GDPR, in order to obtain anonymized statistical data about our users.
For this purpose, Facebook places a cookie on the device of the user visiting our Facebook Fan Page. Each cookie contains a unique identifier code and remains active for a period of two years, except when it is deleted before the end of this period.
Facebook receives, records, and processes the information stored in the cookie especially when the user visits the Facebook services, services that are provided by other members of the Facebook Fan Page and services by other companies that use Facebook services.
The security of your personal data is import to us and as such The Rainmaker Institute takes precautions to safeguard your information when you submit sensitive information via the website, both online and offline, but it is important to remember that no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Wherever we collect sensitive information (e.g., credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.
The company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications to build users’ trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information.
Acceptance of Terms
How to Contact Us
Contact Form: https://therainmakerinstitute.com/contact
Telephone Number: 844-Rainmaker
The Rainmaker Institute
1090 S Gilbert Rd #218
Gilbert, Arizona 85296