Privacy Policy

Learners Guild, Ltd.

A Delaware Public Benefit Corporation

Thank you for visiting a Learners Guild, Ltd. (“we”, “us”, or the “Company”) website (including any mobile and/or application based version thereof (collectively, the “Site”). References to the Company also means its affiliates, successors and assigns. The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Policy”) is to inform users of this website as to what information we collect and how we use such information. Please take the time to read and understand this Policy. IF YOU MAKE USE OF THE SITE, SUBMIT INFORMATION IN ANY WAY TO OR THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING THROUGH THE APPLICATION PROCESS) OR THOUGH AN OFFLINE PROCESS (SUCH AS IN PERSON OR OVER THE PHONE), REGISTER WITH THE SITE, REQUEST INFORMATION THAT WE MAY OFFER YOU, YOU AGREE TO THIS POLICY. Also, our information collection and use practices through online means may differ from our practices regarding information obtained offline.

Collection of Personal Information

Through the Site, users may enter personal information about themselves. This information includes, but is not limited to what you provide as part of the application process: your name, email address, phone number, city of residence, date of birth, employment status and history, educational experience, gender identity, race or ethnicity, yearly household income, your social media presence, employment, GitHub username, and personal and programming self-assessments. Under certain circumstances we may collect your Social Security Number where required for reporting or finance purposes. We may also collect personal information through our interactions with you through various social media channels, such LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.

We also collect information through your interaction with the Site. This includes, but is not limited to, the type of device you are using, the model, the operating system and software, browser, information, unique device identifiers, and mobile provider. We also may collect information regarding the access of the Site, such as the dates and times of access, device IP addresses, and other sites that you have visited prior to the use of the Site. We may also collect information from your mobile device regarding your location.

We use technologies like cookies, pixels, and local storage on the Site, in our emails, and other identifiers to personalize your online experience, to monitor use of the Site and improve its utility, and for our own internal purposes. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. However, if your browser does not accept cookies, certain areas of the Site may not function properly. By continuing to use the Site, you consent to our use of cookies, pixels and local storage in accordance with this Policy. We may work with advertisers, merchants or other partners and advertising service providers to serve ads or services to your computer or mobile device, which may use a cookie, pixel or other similar technology placed by the Company or the third party. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by the Company and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers, merchants or other third parties. These third parties include other websites to which we may list hyperlinks. We do not control the privacy policies of third parties. Therefore, you should review the privacy policies of any websites that you may visit regarding the use of your information by such websites.

We may use tools like Google Analytics to collect data about the use of the Site To see how Google uses data, please go here. Google also provides an opt-out option here.

Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction. Your access to and use of the Site or your submission of any personal information to us will constitute your consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of your home country or jurisdiction.

California Privacy Rights

California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. The Company does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes unless you provide us with consent to do so.

Use of Information

We may use your information:

  • As part of the application process, where we evaluate and determine which learners will be accepted into the program. This process may include reference and background checks.
  • To track how we are executing on our mission, including the use of the information for demographic purposes.
  • To communicate with you regarding your participation in one of our programs, and, in general, relating to the Company and its offerings.
  • To improve the Site, and to improve or develop new offerings.
  • To serve advertisements or otherwise display content to you, whether on the Site, third party websites, or through social media channels.

How We Share Your Personal Information

We will not share your personal information with third parties except (a) if it is for the purpose(s) you provided it; (b) as may be required by law or as we think necessary to protect our company or others from injury (e.g. in response to a court order or subpoena, in response to a law enforcement agency request or when we believe that someone is causing (or about to cause) injury to or interference with the rights or property of another); and (c) with other persons, service providers, or companies with whom we contract to carry out internal operations or our business activities (for example, sending out a product or offering that you have requested on the Site). Additionally, with your consent, we may share your personal information with companies not affiliated with us (i.e. third party companies) who are interested in marketing their products or services to you or in asking you questions, both online and offline. If you consent to receiving communications from non-affiliated companies, you may need to communicate with them directly if you later decide that you no longer wish to receive their communications or if you wish to change any data you provided online. In this instance, any changes or amendments to your personal information must be given directly to each company who communicates with you as these changes, amendments and/or deletions will not be exchanged between us and non-affiliated companies. If we do share personal information with a non-affiliated company, to the extent practical, we require that they protect such information in a manner that is consistent with this policy. We cannot, however, guarantee how these non-affiliated companies will use your personal information.

In addition, in the event of a sale, merger, acquisition, sale of company assets bankruptcy, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, corporate transaction or financing due diligence, or transition of service to another provider, your information, including personal information, may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information. Opting out of receiving information from third parties will not affect our right to transfer your information.

Site Not Intended for Children

The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and therefore do not knowingly distribute such information to third parties. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.

Safeguards

We try to safeguard personal information, including personal information. However, no one can guarantee the security of all information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of your information at any time.

Changes to Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time, and encourage you to review it periodically. Use of information we collect now is subject to the privacy policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes in the way we use personal information, we will notify you in the manner we deem appropriate, including by sending you an email. You are bound by any changes to the privacy policy when you use the Site after such changes have been first posted.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at [email protected], or as provided on the Site.

Last Updated: April 20, 2016

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