Sources of Personal Data
Following are the ways Media School collects the user information:
- When an individual contacts us directly via website.
- When an individual becomes a student of Media School or utilizes some of our products or services.
- When an individual becomes a service provider to Media School.
Whose information do we collect?
Media School collects information from:
- Individual visitors that visit our websites or contact us via website or email.
- Individual students involved in Media School with an ongoing membership accounts.
- Any customer (including students) that purchased one or more of our products and services.
What type of information do we collect?
What type of information do we collect?
- Personal Information
Personal information identifies users and can be used with other material for the identification of an individual user. Personal information may include your full name, home address, email address, billing information, and other data.
Personal information may also include your gender, age, geographical location and/or IP address.
- Non-Personal Information
Non-personal information cannot be utilized for your exact identification nor can it be used to contact you. Your browser, device type, and statistical data are some types of non-personal information that we collect. This type of information is mostly used to help us refine our website and services technically.
Note: Media School will never, by any means, demand your personal information (password, credit card information, etc.) via other channels such as text messages or emails.
Similarly to most websites, our website uses “cookies” to collect information that serves us to run, evaluate, grow, monitor and develop our business. A cookie is a piece of data that stays in your device after your visit. Furthermore, that cookie helps us detect your browser and your activities while navigating our website.
You are not obligated to accept cookies, although they provide a better user experience. You can still interact with us and utilize the features of our websites even after refusing to accept any cookies of our website. Most browsers receive cookies by default but if you want to prevent any cookies, you can change that in the browser settings.
We also use a web technology called “Web beacons”, designed to track the usage of website or email information. Web beacons help us get an overview of the user engagement through the website visits and email subscribers. You can block the web beacons by not displaying images, especially via emails.
Log Files and Usage Statistics
Our servers record automatically all the activities and information associated with our website. This information includes the access logs, slow error logs, PHP error logs, and others. Media School website also tracks the usage statistics and detects the last login to every personal account of a student. That way, we also save the progress of the users through the courses.
Do we collect information from children?
Media School is strictly committed to the privacy protection of the children. Our website, services, and features are designed for people over the age of 18. Therefore, every user must be at least 18 years old to utilize our services. The only exceptions are students under the age of 18 that obtain an approval of a parent or a guardian. In that case, the parent or a guardian will be informed about all the information we require and collect.
What do we do with the information we collect from users?
Media School uses all the gathered information to provide users with the best experience in all terms. By collecting the necessary information, we remain on the right path and we keep improving our features, products, and services.
In addition, we use the collected information:
- To identify who engages with us.
- For the advertising purposes, such as sending email with latest updates and promotions.
- To contact students for any purposes regarding the account operation.
- For the internal operation, evaluation, and monitoring of our business.
In case you send us an email and identify yourself, we could use the collected information in our response and for the future reference.
Laws and Legal Rights
Media School collaborates with the law enforcement officials and the government. If we have a valid reason to believe your information must be used for legitimate legal processes; to protect our rights and property; to prevent or stop unethical or illegal activity; to protect the public safety or safety of any person, we will be obligated to uphold the rule of law and protect our community.
Is the collected data safe with Media School?
We do our best to keep up-to-date with the latest innovations and tools that keep the collected data and our websites safe. While we constantly improve the user experience and security, we cannot guarantee a 100% protection from potential malicious cyber-attacks that may collect the information from our website.
How to contact us with additional privacy questions?
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