What personal and other information do we collect and why do we collect it?
We collect information about you through our Website in order to process payment and include you on our mailing list.
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, which includes name, address, email address, telephone number, and other information that identifies you. We do not require anyone to share any personal information in order to view the Website, which means you can visit the Website without any need to pay for products or sign up for the newsletter. If you choose to make payment, we will collect only the personal information that is needed to administer our business, allow you to utilize the full capabilities of the Website, provide superior services to our customers, and communicate information relating to our products and services that we believe to be of interest to our customers.
We may also automatically collect certain information describing your visit, such as your IP address and browser information. We collect information in the aggregate—on an anonymous basis—and may use it to evaluate the ease of use and convenience of our Website and to make further improvements.
We may also use a third party to help us gather and analyze information about the areas that you visit on the Website to evaluate and improve the customer experience and the convenience of the Website, and to help us evaluate some of the specific information that you provide to us.
In addition to the foregoing, we may also work with business partners that use tracking technologies to deliver advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to our Website and your interaction with our communications.
As mentioned above, the information we collect is used to improve our Website, to personalize your online experience, to help us deliver information to you and to determine the effectiveness of our advertising, and for other internal business purposes.
How do we use the information we collect?
When we collect information from you, we may use it for a number of purposes, including:
- to complete your purchase transactions
- to provide the services you request
- to keep you informed about the status of your orders
- to identify your preferences, so we can notify you of information or products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you
- to improve merchandise selections, customer service, and overall shopping experience
- to measure the advertising effectiveness of our online and other advertisements and events
- to respond to your comments and inquiries
- to communicate with you by email, postal mail, telephone, text message, or other means
- to help us understand Website activity and improve your use of our Website
- to include you in our newsletter and any future correspondences
In order for us to maintain the accuracy of your personal information and improve our communication with you, we may also combine the information we collect with other public demographic information.
This Website is not purposefully directed at children under the age of 13. We do not collect or maintain personal information, via the Website or otherwise, from those we actually know are children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, you should not submit any personal information to us. If you are the parent of a child under 13, please help us protect your child’s privacy by instructing them never to provide personal information on this Website or any other without your permission.
Who do we share your information with?
Credit card and financing information may be provided to credit card and consumer financing companies as is required to process applications and transactions.
Our Website may also contain links to other sites that are not owned or operated by YPrep Academy. These include links to sites hosted by our service providers or partners where, for example, they provide security services or administer promotional programs. Also, links to our Website may be featured on other websites on which we advertise. These links are not intended to be referrals or endorsements of the linked or host sites, and YPrep Academy does not warrant, represent or assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, security, completeness or operation of any linked site (or any site contained in a linked site) or any host site, or the practices or privacy and other policies contained in any linked site (or any site contained in a linked site) or any host site. We advise you to familiarize yourself, therefore, with the specific legal, privacy and security information contained in any such linked or host sites.
Finally, our Website may contain forums, message boards, comments section, and/or news groups available to our customers. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. YPrep Academy assumes no liability or responsibility in connection with any customer participation in any of our discussion boards. YPrep Academy assumes no liability for any damages you may suffer because of posts made by or about you. This includes direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, these discussion boards. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the yprepacademy.com website are provided to you AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
All data collected by us for communication services are secured on our servers. These usually includes email address and phone numbers. Payment information related to credit and/or debit cards is collected by our payment gateway, Omise. Their security information can be found here.
If you have any questions about your privacy or security at our Website, please send an email to our customer service department at: [email protected] and include your name and email address in the message.
Changes to this Policy
This policy was updated on March 29, 2018