Collection of Information
Information You Provide
Academic Partnerships collects information from you when you give your consent, when it is necessary to perform a contract or to comply with a legal obligation, or if AP has a legitimate interest for processing the data (e.g., reporting possible criminal acts or threats to public security to a competent authority), including personal information. For example, we may collect your information when you submit a form requesting information about the Program, provide information to us through the Website, or otherwise contact us. The information we collect may include your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, prior educational background information (e.g., GPA range, name(s) of prior institution(s) attended, or prior degree(s) earned), and the content of any communications that we exchange.
Information Collected Via Technology
- (a) Essential Cookies: These first party cookies allow you to use a feature of the Website, such as to stay logged in or make purchase.
- (b) Analytics Cookies: These can be first party or third party cookies. Such cookies track information about how the Website are used we can make improvements and report on our performance. We may also use such cookies to test new ads or features.
- (c) Preference Cookies: These first party cookies store your Website preferences.
- (d) Ad Targeting Cookies: These third party cookies (also called "behavioral" or "targeted" advertising) are placed by advertising platforms or networks to deliver ads and track performance or to deliver ads based upon your activities.
Tracking Options and Do Not Track Disclosures. You may adjust your browser or operating system settings to limit some forms of tracking or to decline Cookies. If you choose to decline Cookies, however, you may be unable to access certain areas of the Website. Check the "Help" menu of your browser or operating system to learn how to change your tracking settings or Cookie preferences. Note that our systems may not recognize Do Not Track headers or requests from some or all browsers.
Information Collected from Other Sources
We may collect or receive information about you from other sources with which you interact (e.g., Facebook), companies that are our partners, or other third parties.
Our Combination of Your Information
We may combine the information we receive from and about you to help us tailor our communications to you and to improve the Website.
How We Use Your Information
AP may use the information that we collect from and about you in order to:
- Provide information about the Program to you.
- Personalize your experience on the Website and help us better respond to your individual needs.
- Improve the Website. (We continually strive to improve the Website based on the information and feedback we receive from you).
- Process specific inquiries that you make of us.
- Send you promotional emails and other updates.
- Protect the security of the Website.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with the services through the Website or to otherwise administer and maintain the services and our Website.
How We Disclose Your Information
Academic Partnerships may share your information with other entities or individuals outside of AP in the following limited circumstances:
- (1) with your consent;
- (2) to our Service Providers (as defined below), if the disclosure will enable them to perform a business, professional, or technical support function for us;
- (3) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request;
- (5) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues;
- (6) to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of AP, Website users, or other third party or parties, as required or permitted by law;
- (7) to a third party in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings; and
- (8) as described to you at the point of collection.
Academic Partnerships may also share de–identified information in an aggregated or anonymized manner with third parties for their marketing or analytics uses. For example, we provide Adobe Analytics with de-identified data so that they may provide us with a better understanding of visitorsâ€™ interactions with the Website, including the source of the visitorâ€™s website visit, actions a visitor takes while accessing the Website, or sites to which a visitor navigates after leaving the Website.
Opt-Out: If you would like us to stop providing your information to our third-party marketing partners, you may opt-out by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or sending a letter to 600 N Pearl St., Ste. 900, Dallas, TX 75201.
Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, also known as the "Shine the Light Law," any of our users who are California residents are entitled to request and receive once a year, free of charge, a notice from us describing what categories of personal customer information (if any) we shared with third parties or corporate affiliates for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. If applicable, the notice will identify the categories of information shared, the names and addresses of the third parties and affiliates with which information was shared. If you are a California resident and would like to request a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address: Academic Partnerships, 600 N Pearl St., Ste. 900, Dallas, TX 75201. In your request, please specify that you want a "California Privacy Rights Notice." Please allow at least thirty days for a response.
Academic Partnerships contracts with third parties to perform functions related to the Website ("Service Providers"). We only provide these Service Providers access to your information to the extent necessary to process your information and/or provide services to Academic Partnerships. We do not permit Service Providers to use or share your information for other purposes.
We are committed to protecting the security of your information. We maintain what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your information and to prevent unauthorized access, maintain accuracy, and ensure appropriate use of your information. Even though we do our best to protect your information, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, and we cannot guarantee our security measures. We are not responsible for any circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures or unauthorized access to your information.
SOCIAL NETWORKING AND THIRD PARTY SITES
We do not direct the Website to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian who believes that your minor child provided us with any personal information, please contact us.
Managing Your Personal Information
You are responsible for keeping your information and any account details up to date. You may update or correct your information at onlinemasters.baylor.edu or by mail at 600 N. Pearl, Ste. 900, Dallas, TX 75201.