Privacy and Security
Your privacy is important, so we have created the following Privacy and Security
Policy to let you know what information we collect when you visit our web sites,
DuaneGomer.com, NotariesUnlimited.com, and DuaneGomer.net ("we", "us", "our"),
why we collect it, and how it is used.
What information do we collect from you?
We may collect information needed to contact you at a later date. If we collect
personal contact information, you may contact us in writing at a later date to have
your information removed from our systems.
We may collect your name, address, and phone number
When you order materials from us, we may request your first and last name,
home or other physical address including the name of your city and state and postal code.
We may also request your phone number and e-mail address or other "real world" contact
We use the contact information to create a purchase sales receipt, to ship educational
materials when requested, and in the case where required by California State
Education Regulations, will maintain certain data such as your name for permanent records,
We may collect your email address
We may request your email address to contact you online. We use it to
help you to find your online records in case you have forgotten a user password.
Ocassionally, we may send an email with important information concerning State
DRE Regulation updates, new laws that may effect your method of conducting
business. On ocassions, we may send to your email address special promotional
offers that may help you to further your career. You may request to have
your email addresss removed from our systems.
We may collect purchase information
All course materials are maintained in our systems. This information may be used to
produce college-level transcripts, continuing education and license renewal records,
certificates, and sworn statements as related to notary education materials.
With any online purchase, we do collect Credit Card information (including
the credit card number, expiration date, and CVC code) and your Internet Process
("IP") address as required by the online Credit Card Processing company, HOWEVER, we
do not retain any credit card information in our systems.
We are using "Google Analytics" to evaluate visitor viewing habits. This
service requires the writing of a cookie to your computer. You may receive a
warning message stating that a cookie is being created. If you approve, you
will be helping Duane Gomer Seminars to improve our materials presentation
to current and future visitors.
How do we protect information we collect?
We offer secured web pages to collect all personal and transaction purchase
information, using state-of-the-art online transaction procedures and technologies
including 128-bit data encryption and secure socket layers ("SSL"). All electronic
transactions take place on our secured web page, https://www.DuaneGomer.net.
During the transaction process, your Internet process will be automatically transferred
to our secured server and your session will remain on this secured server until the
secured transaction has been completed in full. A
browser-dependent security signal will be displayed to notify you concerning the security
measures that we have implemented. For Internet Explorer and FireFox, the
security "sign" may be a padlock in the locked position. For Netscape Navigator and
a few select other browser, this may be in the form of the address bar changing from a
white background to a different color (yellow for Netscape Navigator, for an
Other information collected during your web visit
All Internet Service Providers ("ISP's") and Web Hosting Sites collect
visitor-specific information that is beyond our control. Web Hosing Sites may collect
information that may include, but are not limited to:
- Type of personal computer (PC or Apple Mac, for an example)
- Internet browser type, version, etc.
- Your IP address
- Duration of time spent on any given web page for a visitor
This data may be use to generate "reports" that may include, but are not limited to:
- Number of visitors per web page per month
- Number of unique visitors per month
- Number of repeat visitors per month
- Geographic analysis
- Data download transfers ("Traffic") rates per month
How long do we protect data that we have collected?
For all real estate college-level ("statutory") courses, we will maintain the course
records for as long as Duane Gomer, Inc. is providing education services.
For all real estate continuing education courses, we are required to maintain the
course records for a minimum of 4 years from the date of purchase. These records may
be purged from our systems after 4 years.
For all California notary public records, we will maintain all records for a minimum
of 4 years from the date of purchase. These records may
be purged from our systems after 4 years.
Sharing of collected information
We do not share any collected information with other parties that are not a
Duane Gomer, Inc. business. We do not sell or provide any information about you to
any third-party agency unless, upon special circumstances, that agency would only be
a California State agency, including the Secretary of State, and the Department of
You consent to this policy
By using this web site, you agree to this Privacy and Security Policy.
This site operates AS-IS and AS-AVAILABLE, without liability of any kind.
We are not responsible for events beyond our control, including but not limited to
the host Internet Service Provider ("ISP") server or any Internet connection being
in a "down" state or status, or any form of a Internet communications failure, or
any form of a dial-up modem disconnect as performed by an Internet Service
Provider, or any equipment malfunction or data entry error performed
by a visitor to this web site.
If you have a privacy question
If you have a privacy question about our web sites, please
to contact us, or write to:
Duane Gomer, Inc.
23312 Madero Suite J
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Revised and effective as of August 1, 2008.