What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
The Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.
The rights include:
1. The right to review the student’s records within 45 days of the day the Institute receives a request for access. A student should submit a written request that identifies the record(s) the student wants to review to the Director of the Institute.
2. The right to request the amendment to the education records that the student believes are inaccurate. A student who wishes to amend his or her records should submit a written request to the Director of the Institute. If the Director decides not to amend the records as requested, the Director will notify the student in writing of the decision and of the students’ rights to complain to the Administrative Grievance Committee. If the student is not satisfied with the
decision of the Administrative Grievance Committee, the student can complaint to the New York State Department of Education.
3. The right to provide written consent for the Institute to disclose personally identifiable information from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA allows disclosure without consent.
4. The Institute discloses education records without a student’s consent under the FERPA exception for disclosure to school officials employed by the Institute who need to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibilities for the Institute.
5. The right to file a complaint with the U.S Department of Education regarding alleged failures by the Institute to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
6. The name and the address of the office in charge of the handling of the FERPA related issues is:
Family Policy Compliance Officer
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-5901