PRIVACY POLICY

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1. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?

When you enroll as a student or subscriber (“User”) on our site, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address.

Email marketing: we may send you emails about our site and related course(s), registration, course content, your course progress or other updates. We may also use your email to inform you about changes to the course, survey you about your usage, or collect your opinion.

2. How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to become a learner on our site, make a purchase, or participate in the course, you imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at programs@avioninstitute.org 

3. Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service https://www.aaiaeroverse.com/pages/terms 

4. Thinkific

Our site is hosted by Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific”). They provide us with the online course creation platform that allow us to sell our courses to you.

Your data is stored through Thinkific’s data storage, databases and the general Thinkific application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:

If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third party payment processor. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our site and related courses and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Thinkific’s Terms of Service here https://www.thinkific.com/resources/privacy-policy/ or Privacy Statement here https://www.thinkific.com/resources/terms-of-service/ .

5. Third Party Services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links

When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

6. Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

Cookies

We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

Web Analysis Tools

We may use web analysis tools that are built into the AeroVerse site to measure and collect anonymous session information.

7. Age of Consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence.

8. Photo/Video Release Statement

Representation and Warranties: In connection with my child’s participation in the, I hereby

represent and warrant to AeroStar all of the following:


Consent to and Use of Photographs and Video: We understand that throughout my child’s

participation in the Program, AeroStar will, from time to time, at its discretion, take photographs/digital images and/or videos of Program participants, including my child (the “Photographs”), and we grant permission for AeroStar to so take Photographs of my child. We acknowledge and agree that AeroStar shall be the exclusive owner of any Photographs so taken. Further, we grant perpetual, royalty-free right, permission and license to AeroStar to make, take, use, copy, reproduce, and distribute, including, without limitation, via its World Wide Website as well as its designated web page on Facebook and YouTube, in official AeroStar publications and as part of official AeroStar publicity materials, any such Photographs of my child during his/her participation in the Program as well as to use his/her name in connection with such Photographs, all without further consideration.

We acknowledge AeroStar's right to crop or treat any such Photographs of my child at its discretion. We also acknowledge that AeroStar may choose not to use the Photographs at this time, but may elect to do so at its own discretion at a later date. We also acknowledge that AeroStar reserves the right to discontinue use of Photographs without notice. We understand that once the Photographs are posted on the Internet, the Photographs can be downloaded by any computer user on or off campus.

We understand that our consent to the foregoing use is voluntary, and on behalf of my child, I accept,

and my child assumes the risk associated with, any risk that may come from such use and disclosure of

the Photographs. Further, as this consent is being freely given in connection with my child’s

participation in the Program, we, as and to the full extent allowed by law, shall not attempt to hold AeroStar or its trustees, officers, employees, agents and volunteers liable for any injury, death, damage or loss to person or property resulting from, sustained by or arising out of these disclosures and hereby release all of the above-named from any such liability.


General Release: We state that we understand that we are freely agreeing to assume and take on all of

the risks and responsibilities in any way associated with my child’s participation in the Program. In

consideration of and return for AeroStar providing my child the opportunity to participate in the Program, which we acknowledge will be beneficial to him/her, we, as and to the full extent allowed by law, hereby release AeroStar and its governing boards, employees and agents from any and all liability, claims and actions, excluding those arising from willful and wanton misconduct, that may arise from any injury or harm to me, from my death or from damage to my property in connection with the Program. We understand that this release covers liability, claims and actions caused entirely or in part by any acts or failure to act of AeroStar or its governing boards, employees or agents, including, but not limited to, negligence, mistake or failure to supervise, but excludes willful and wanton conduct.

We recognize that this release means that we, as and to the full extent allowed by law, are giving up,

among other things, rights to sue AeroStar, its governing boards, employees and agents for injuries, damages or losses that I may incur. We also understand that this release binds, as and to the full extent allowed by law, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns. We acknowledge that we have had the chance to seek any third-party advice that we wish, including consulting legal counsel, prior to executing this release. We acknowledge that, we have read this release in its entirety, we fully understand this release, and we agree to be legally bound by its terms.


General Terms: If any provision or aspect of this agreement is found to be unenforceable, all remaining

provisions of this agreement will remain in full force and effect. If any dispute concerning my child’s

participation in the Program requires the adjudication of a court of law, such adjudication shall occur in

the courts of Cook County, Illinois and will be determined by the laws of the State of Illinois, without

regard to its conflict of law principles. This agreement represents my and my child’s complete

understanding with AeroStar concerning AeroStar’s responsibility and liability for my child’s participation in the Program, supersedes any previous or contemporaneous understandings that we may have had with AeroStar on this subject, whether written or oral, and cannot be changed or amended in any way without the written concurrence of AeroStar, me, and my child.


9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our site is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell courses to you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our e-Learning Program Manager at programs@avioninstitute.org