AC Language School Privacy Policy

Policy # 045675

Effective Date: 01/01/2023

At AC Language School, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information in compliance with the EU-U.S. Data Protection Framework (DPF), the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF (if applicable), and the Swiss-U.S. DPF (if applicable). Please read this policy carefully to understand your rights and responsibilities regarding your personal data when you interact with our services.

1. Introduction

AC Language School adheres to the EU-U.S. DPF Principles and, as applicable, the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF, and/or the Swiss-U.S. DPF. We have self-certified our commitment to these principles, and our practices align with the privacy standards set forth by these frameworks.

2.Information We Collect

We collect various types of personal information to provide you with our language learning services. This information may include but is not limited to:

  • Contact information (e.g., name, email address, phone number)
  • Demographic information (e.g., age, gender)
  • Academic history and qualifications
  • Payment information (e.g., credit card details)
  • Usage and interaction data (e.g., website usage, communication preferences)

3. How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide language courses and related services
  • To communicate with you about our services, updates, and promotions
  • To process payments and billing
  • To improve our services and website functionality
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements
  • To conduct research and analytics for service enhancement

4. Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal information with the following entities:

  • Instructors and staff members involved in delivering our courses
  • Payment processors and financial institutions
  • Government authorities as required by law

5. International Data Transfers

If you are located in the European Union, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, we may transfer your personal data to countries outside of these regions as necessary for the provision of our services. We ensure that these transfers comply with the principles of the EU-U.S. DPF, the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF (if applicable), and the Swiss-U.S. DPF (if applicable).

6. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. This includes encryption, access controls, and regular security assessments.

7. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

Access: You can request access to the personal data we hold about you.

Correction: You can request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete data.

Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data under certain circumstances.

Objection: You can object to the processing of your data for certain purposes.

Data Portability: You can request a copy of your data in a structured, machine-readable format

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices or wish to exercise your rights, please contact us at [contact email].

9. Notification of EU-U.S. DPF and UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF Participation

AC Language School will publicly indicate its participation in the EU-U.S. DPF and, as applicable, the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF, and/or the Swiss-U.S. DPF only when notified by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) that our DPF submission is complete.

Please note that we are committed to regularly reviewing and updating our privacy practices to ensure continued compliance with data protection regulations. This Privacy Policy is subject to change, and any updates will be communicated through our website or directly to you.