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Last Updated September 26, 2018
Offsec Services Limited, a Gibraltar company along with its affiliates and individual contractors (“Offensive Security”), is a company that teaches ethical penetration testing methodologies and the use of the tools included within the Kali Linux distribution, among other tools. Our products and services (“Services”) include various course offerings and technical certifications, including but not limited to “Penetration Testing with Kali Linux -(PWK)”, “Wireless Attacks -(WiFu)”, “Cracking the Perimeter -(CTP)”, “Advanced Windows Exploitation – (AWE)”, “Advanced Web Attacks and Exploitation –(AWAE)”, and any other courses as advertised on Offensive Security’s Websites (as defined below) and offered to students who obtain our Services (“Students”).
1. Personal Data That We Collect
When you interact with our Websites or Services, we collect information that, alone or in combination with other information, could be used to identify you (“Personal Data”).
Automatically Collected Data: When you access the Websites or use the Services, the following information is created and automatically logged in our systems:
We may use Google Analytics or our own systems to access your log data, device data, and usage data.
Personal Data You Give Us. When you access the Websites, we may collect additional Personal Data from you through web forms such as names, phone numbers, postal addresses, email addresses, or other information that you choose to provide to us. We store and process all of this information on our servers located in the United States and in Israel, and we use this information for our internal purposes and to provide you with information, support, and Services, etc. as appropriate.
When you sign up for or use the Services, you voluntarily give us certain Personal Data, including your first name, middle name, last name, prefix, suffix, company, gender, age range, various email addresses, IT experience level, phone number, home address, and invoice address. We also may collect from you billing information (i.e., country, credit card name, credit card number, credit card expiration date, billing address, and credit card CVV). We may further collect from you a scanned government ID, scanned utility bill(s), scanned bank statement(s), and scanned income statement(s), parent name(s), IDs, and consent letters.
We also collect information you choose to provide to us when you complete any “free text” boxes in our forms or provide us with any emails (for example, support request or survey submission). In addition, we may collect Personal Data disclosed by you on our blogs and our other areas of the Services to which you can post information and materials.
We may also collect non-Personal Data, such as your time zone or language.
2. How We Use Data
We use the Personal Data we collect, described above:
For information on your rights under the applicable European Union (“EU”) law, please see the “Rights under EU Law” section below. At Offensive Security we believe that privacy is a critically important issue, and accordingly we make these EU rights available to all users of our Services.
3. Sharing And Disclosure
We may share your Personal Data and other information with certain third parties in the following circumstances:
4. Data Retention
We do have additional specific data retention policies for certain categories of data.
All of the Personal Data that we collect from all Website visitors and Students is stored and processed on servers located in the United States and in Israel. We take various security steps to ensure that your Personal Data is protected from unauthorized disclosure.
5. Update Your Information
If you need to change or correct your Personal Data, or wish to have it deleted from our systems, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Rights Under EU Law
Scope. This section provides information on your rights under EU law (for these purposes, reference to the EU also includes the European Economic Area countries of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). Offensive Security strongly believes in respecting the privacy concerns of its Students, and therefore extends these rights to all Students.
Data Controller. Offensive Security is the data controller for your Personal Data.
Your Rights. Subject to EU law, you have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data:
You may contact us at email@example.com to exercise your rights.
7. Publicly Posted Information
Offensive Security does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided Personal Data to Offensive Security through the Websites or Services please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
9. Links To Other Websites
We take reasonable administrative and technical steps to protect the Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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