Privacy Policy

Certell recognizes the importance of protecting any information we may collect from visitors to our website. Our policy is to use information collected online for internal purposes only, and we maintain fitting security measures to keep this information private and secure. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of collected information via website, media mail, and social networking information, we have put in place integrated electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. We have a confidentiality policy in place for contracted individuals handling raw data on behalf of Certell. This information will not be disclosed to third parties for commercial purposes as Certell is committed to protecting each customer’s privacy. In addition, we have specific guidelines in place for web privacy for use of our online courses.

How We Use Your Information

Certell will not sell, trade, or share personal information about our donors with anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations, unless a donor has given us specific permission to do so.

If you provide Certell with personal information when you visit our website, we may use that information in our programs and activities. We may enter your name into one of our contact databases so we can contact you to provide information about our programs and events, or request contributions.

Web/Online User Policy

Certell is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. Our policy is to use collected information on this site for internal purposes only, and we maintain fitting security measures to keep this information private and secure. We do not share any personal information gathered from our web server with any non-affiliated entity. Raw data from the Web server logs is only shared with the custodian of the Web site. The data is used in aggregate by Certell to tune the web site for its efficiency and is not associated with specific individuals. Summary reports produced may help us determine what web browsers and pages are most popular. We are committed to maintain and protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Web site. This statement of online use of data is for information purposes only.

Course content / Discussion Forums

Course content may include discussion forums, message boards, and news groups contained within an applicable Learning Management System (LMS). We use Moodle. Any information that is disclosed in these areas is open information to all class mates for the duration of the course in Moodle. While public access to these areas is not given, no assurance of privacy should be assumed.

Terms of Use

Certell courses are taught by professors and educators trained and respected in their subject fields. Courses offered by Certell are the property of their authors and are operated by Certell, Inc. under license. Certell is the owner of the compilation of data, images, documentation, text, audio and audio-visual materials and other intellectual property (the “Materials”) hosted on this site. However, Certell does not necessarily own each component of the content included in the course materials. While some content may be owned by Certell or the original course authors, other content may be owned by third-party rights holders (i.e., individuals or organizations not affiliated with Certell). In such cases, video content is housed at a public domain site and permission to use that content is secured through that site. By using this website or accessing course content, you agree to be bound by the terms of use as described below:

Course License

Most of the video material used in courses offered through this site is licensed for use under the Critical Commons Shared License Agreement. Other materials are authored by course creators who retain all rights to the material. Links to other websites are provided for the benefit or convenience of Certell users. We make no representation or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such websites and do not control or take responsibility for the content on such sites. The linking to such websites shall not constitute an endorsement of such sites.

Course Curricula Terms

In using the Common Sense course materials and curricula. I agree to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Use. In exchange for receiving the full Common Sense course shell at no cost, I recognize that no part of the included materials may be posted in the public domain without authorization. I will also not re-purpose any of the course materials for other non-economics classroom use.

I certify that I, part of or all of (School on registration) intend to use the Common Sense curricula and course package in my classroom(s), and I understand that this agreement is terminable at any time, for any reason, including, but not limited to, changes in course material, or discontinuation of the course; at which time this agreement will be void and a new Conditions of Use form will be executed.

Trademarks produced in course materials are acknowledged as the property of said owner. Any disputes arising out of the use of these course materials are subject to the laws of the State of Indiana.

Age Restriction

If you are under the age of 13, you may not sign up to take a course without the written consent of your legal parents or guardian. Please complete the Minor Consent Form (download) and email it to us at [email protected].


Use of course content or works derived from it is generally prohibited except in accordance with Fair Use standards. Such use should be attributed to the original authors. For questions in this regard, contact us at [email protected].


By using materials or content from our Common Sense Courses, you agree and warrant that your use will not violate the rights of Certell or any other person or entity.


Certell, and its associated trademarks, logos, and design elements are owned by Certell, Inc., an Indiana corporation.

If you have questions about this privacy statement including the terms of use, please contact us: [email protected].