Updated: 4 September 2020
This Policy applies solely to your use of our Sites. It does not apply to information we collect in connection with your attendance at the Academy or your participation in or presence at our events, Programmes, camps or other activities (other than forms and other information and communications submitted through the Sites), or if you otherwise interact with us.
INFORMATION COLLECTION & INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US
HLC collects a variety of information from you when you choose to provide it to us in connection with your use of our Sites. This may include when you request information from us, book an appointment, reserve a stay, register for a camp, program or event, create an account, fill out or submit a form or questionnaire, request transportation, add a contact, sign up for our newsletters or email lists, participate in our contests, promotions, surveys, or interviews, request support, chat with us, send us a message, or otherwise communicate or interact with us via the Sites. The information we collect may include your name, contact information (including your address, email address, and telephone number), applicant/registrant information (including academic and educational information and history, age, birthday, demographic information, medical information, experience and positions), payment information, and any other information you choose to provide.
INFORMATION WE AUTOMATICALLY COLLECT
Log Information: We log information about your use of the Sites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Site.
Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Sites, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that helps us to improve our Sites and your experience, see which areas and features of our Sites are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Sites or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM OTHER SOURCES
We may receive information about you from other sources and link or combine that with information we collect about you. For example, we may collect information about you from third parties, including mailing list providers and publicly available sources.
HLC may use the information we collect from and about you to:
Operate, maintain, and improve the Academy and our Sites;
Evaluate your registrations, bookings, appointments for consultation, program, camp, event or activity;
Facilitate communication with HLC and HLC staff
Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
Provide and deliver the products and services you request, process forms and transactions, and send you related information, including notifications, confirmations and invoices,
Develop new Services and content;
Provide you with information about HLC and third party events, Programmes, camps, activities, products, services, promotions and special offers that we think might be of interest to you;
Personalize and improve the Sites and provide you with customized content, targeted offers, and advertising;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Sites;
Respond to your inquiries, requests, and comments and provide customer service;
Facilitate contests and promotions and process and deliver entries, prizes, and rewards;
Send you information, newsletters, and promotional materials from HLC and our partners;
Protect the security or integrity of the Sites and our business;
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
Carry out any other purpose described to you at the point of data collection.
HLC may share the information we collect from and about you as described in this Policy including:
With our current and future affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership;
With third party service providers, vendors, and consultants who need access to the information to perform services for us or our students and participants;
As necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the HLC Terms of Service or of our rights or the rights of any third party;
To respond to judicial process or provide information to law enforcement or regulatory agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law;
In connection with any merger, sale of assets, financing, bankruptcy, or reorganization of our business; and
With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
Further, we may share aggregated or anonymous information that does not identify you.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS
Your information may be stored on servers in India and is subject to its laws. Your information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities. By accessing or using our Sites or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in India.
HLC takes reasonable precautions (including certain physical, administrative, and technical measures) to help protect your information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Because there is always some risk in transmitting information over the Internet, we cannot guarantee the security of your information
The Service may have links to third-party sites or applications, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the practices of such sites or applications.
YOUR COMMUNICATION CHOICES
Promotional Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from HLC by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications.
Cookies: Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Services. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
REVISIONS TO THIS POLICY