"Controller" means an entity that determines the purposes and means of the Processing of Personal Data.
"Courses" means Ycode Academy courses.
"Data Protection Laws" means all data protection and privacy laws and regulations of the EU, EEA and their member states, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, applicable to the Processing of Personal Data.
"GDPR" means the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).
"Non-Personal Data" means any information and data that does not contain personally identifiable information about a natural person.
"Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
"Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon Personal Data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction. "Process", "Processes" and "Processed" shall be interpreted accordingly.
"You," "your," "yours" and "Learner" refer to the student or subscriber of the Course.
"We", "us", and "our" refer to Ycode.
3. What information we collect
Ycode collects both “Personal Data” and “Non-Personal Data” about you and will use this data for specific reasons.
When you enroll as a Learner on our site or Courses, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the Personal Data that you give us such as your name, email address and any other additional information you share with us.
At any time, you may log in and change this information or remove it.
Throughout the Course, we collect Non-Personal Data such as information about how Learners interact with the course, including but not limited to, their progress through the course, quiz scores, survey results, discussion or forum contributions, and other student activities.
4. Purpose of collecting
Ycode uses collected information for teaching the Courses, to promote and analyze the Courses, to provide customer support and send information about the Courses, to protect the rights and safety of Learners, third parties and our own, to send customized informational or promotional content and provide suggestions according to marketing preferences and meet the legal requirements, to verify identity and provided information, to understand Learner interests and needs, and for other business purposes.
5. Email marketing
We may send you emails about our site and Courses, 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.
If after you opt-in and 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 any time, by contacting us at email@example.com.
Our course and site are hosted by Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific”). They provide us with an online course creation platform that allows us to sell our product/services to you.
If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third-party payment processor such as Stripe or PayPal. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCS 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.
8. How we collect your information
Personal Data is provided by our Learners.
Additionally, 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.
· Opting out: You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third-party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s WebChoices Tool.
· We may also use automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement.
· Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.
9. Web analysis tools
We may use web analysis tools that are built into the Ycode Academy Courses website to measure and collect anonymous session information.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies with 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.
10. Transferring to third-party companies
We may disclose Non-Personal Data for any purpose because this information cannot be used to identify you or another person.
11. Safety of your information
Ycode takes reasonable precautions, technical and organizational security measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, follows industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Data from any unauthorized or unlawful breach of security that leads to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of or access to Personal Data and to preserve the security and confidentiality of the data. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By enrolling in our Courses, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
The Learner is responsible for reviewing the information made available by Ycode relating to its data security and making an independent determination as to whether the Courses meet the Learner‘s requirements and legal obligations under Data Protection Laws. Also, the Learner is responsible for its secure use of the Courses, including securing its account authentication credentials.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. We follow all PCI DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
12. Links to other websites
13. Age of consent
By enrolling in the Courses, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
14. California Consumer Privacy Act
According to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) residents of California, United States, have specific rights regarding their Personal Data. California consumers have the right to:
1) request that businesses disclose information about their collection and use of Personal Data over the past year;
2) ask such businesses to delete Personal Data; and
3) opt-out of the sale of their Personal Data.
Based on the requirements of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, Ycode declares that it does not correspond to Do Not Track browser signals.
15. Merger or acquisition
17. Contacting Ycode
Please contact us at any time via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you:
· Would like to request access to the information we hold about you (we will give it to you within 30 days of any request for that information), correct, modify, delete or update Personal Data that you have provided to us; or
Last updated on 25 August, 2021.