Last Updated October 2017
Vista College understands that security and privacy are important issues for visitors to our web site (the “Site”) and recognizes our obligations to keep your information secure and confidential.
For the purpose of this Policy, “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Vista College, Computer Career Center, a division of Vista College, and its parent company, Education Futures Group, LLC (collectively “Vista”) and the terms “you” and “your” refers to you as a user of this Site.
Collection of Information
You may be asked to voluntarily provide your name, address, phone number, email address or other personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) to have access to some features of the Site. Additionally, if you send us an email, we will record the email address from which you send your message. You may always refuse to provide your Personal Information, however, this may lead to our inability to provide you with certain offerings, services or products.
Use of Information
Vista will generally use Personal Information collected on this Site to contact you in response to your inquiries, to provide services requested by you, to alert you to changes in services, and to provide you with requested information regarding us or our services. We may also provide newsletters or bulletins. By submitting your email address on the Site, you agree to receive materials from us by a variety of methods including phone (both mobile and home, dialed manually or automatically), email, mail, and text message. Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance.
Vista College may work with associated businesses which may perform certain functions on our behalf, such as sending email messages, managing data, processing credit card payments or providing services to users. These businesses have access to your Personal Information only to the extent necessary to perform these specific functions and may not use it for any other purpose.
We reserve the right to disclose and transfer your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure or transfer is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or when legal process is served on our Site.
If Vista is involved in the sale of a substantial portion of its business assets, Anonymous or Personal Information may be among the transferred assets. We reserve the right to transfer any Personal Information, Anonymous Information or any other information you disclose to us to any successor to our business in whole or in part, whether by merger, corporate consolidation, sale of assets, or otherwise.
Privacy of Children
We strictly adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and will not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personal Information from any child under the age of 13 in any manner that violates this law and no part of our Site is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Opt-Out of Email Advertising
In the event you do not wish to receive promotional email from Vista College, follow the opt-out instructions contained within the body of any email message you receive.
When you visit the Site, Vista College, or a third party, may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file that can help us in many ways. For example, cookies allow us to tailor the Site to better match your interests and preferences. “Cookies” are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive. Our Site may utilize cookies to collect information about how our Site is used. Information gathered from cookies may include the date and time of visits, the Site pages viewed, viewing and other options chosen as preferences regarding our Site, time spent at our Site and the websites that you visited just before and just after your visit to our Site. We reserve the right to retain cookie data indefinitely.
If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser for information to learn about these functions. Note that disabling cookies may lead to limited functionality.
The Site may contain links to other websites that are owned and operated by third parties. We do not endorse such websites and are not responsible for the collection or use of your Personal Information, cookies or Anonymous Information, nor are we liable for the accuracy of the privacy policies and/or terms and conditions of any third parties.
We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your Personal Information that we collect and maintain. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents who have provided personal information to us or our third party advertisers and marketing partners, if any, to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Request should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, if any, along with the names and addresses of these third parties, if any. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year.
If you have any questions about this Policy, feel free to contact us.