Privacy and Terms
At AHB Community School, we care about your privacy. This Privacy Notice provides information about our privacy practices when you use our website or affiliated web portals, such as Facebook, Quickschools, FACTS and Square. This Notice does not apply to information we collect offline, such as in-person or through mail, including information we collect offline from our students. It also does not apply to information collected from or about current or former employees, contractors, volunteers, or applicants for employment.
When we use the term “Personal Information,” we mean information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Types of Information AHB Community School Collects
We may collect the following types of Personal Information about you:
For Applicants and Students
- Your name and biographical information;
- Your physical address, email address, telephone number, or other contact information;
- Your gender, date of birth, passport number or national identity card details, country of domicile, and nationality;
- Information relating to your education, the school(s) you have attended, information regarding academic and extracurricular interests, and other student record-related information;
- Records related to your use of our facilities and services;
- Photographs, audio and/or video recordings you have sent us for identification badges or use in AHB Community School files;
- Photographs, audio and/or video recordings of you while on campus or at AHB Community School events;
- Information about your involvement, activities, and awards;
- Financial information including tuition, fees, financial aid, etc.;
- Information about your family or personal circumstances;
- Written and/or oral comments about you from your references;
- Sensitive Personal Information, including:
- Information about your racial or national origin, or religious or similar beliefs;
- Information about your health and medical conditions (e.g. disability and dietary needs); and
- Biometric data.
For Alumni and Donors
- Your name and contact information, such as your address, email address, and telephone number, as well as your date of birth, passport number or national identity card details, country of domicile, and nationality;
- Your record of attendance at the AHB Community School and at alumni events, as well as activities and awards for your service;
- Photographs, audio and/or video recordings you have submitted to us for use in AHB Community School publications or online;
- Photographs, audio and/or video recordings of you while on campus or at AHB Community School events;
- Financial information, including past donations and pledges;
- Information relating to your education and employment history; and
- Information about your family or personal circumstances.
For General Visitors to the Site
In addition to information that you choose to submit to us, we and/or our service providers may automatically collect and/or store certain information when you visit or interact with the Site (“Usage Information”). This Usage Information may be stored and/or accessed from your personal computer, laptop, tablet, mobile phone or other device (a “Device”) whenever you visit or interact with our Site. Usage Information may include:
- Your IP address, IDFA, Android/Google Advertising ID, IMEI, or another unique identifier;
- Your Device functionality (including browser, browser language, operating system, hardware, mobile network information);
- Referring and exit web pages and URLs;
- The areas within our Site that you visit and your activities there, including remembering you and your preferences;
- Your Device location or other geolocation information, including the zip code, state or country from which you accessed the Services;
- Your Device characteristics; and
- Certain other Device data, including the time of day you visit our Site.
How We Collect Your Information
AHB Community School may collect Personal Information from or about you in a number of ways, for example:
From Applicants and Students
- From information you provide when you first express an interest in enrolling at AHB Community School;
- From information you provide when you seek admission to AHB Community School and complete other admissions-related processes and procedures, as well as when you enroll in courses;
- When you communicate with us by telephone, email, or via our website in order to ask questions or raise concerns;
- When you interact with us in person at events or during campus visits;
- When you interact with us during your time as a student at AHB Community School;
- From third party entities who you have requested or authorized to provide information, such as your previous or current school, potential colleges or universities to which you may apply, who may provide reference information about you, as well as other third-party individuals or entities that may provide information about you;
- Through AHB Community School’s school disciplinary procedures and/or the administration of financial services; and
- Through surveys, comment cards, and/or other feedback mechanisms.
From Alumni and Donors
- From the information you voluntarily provide to us: when you are graduating, sign up for an alumni event, make inquiries, raise concerns, or share what is going on in your life, make a donation to AHB Community School, or otherwise communicate with us by telephone, email, or via our website or in person at an alumni or other AHB Community School event;
- From the information you voluntarily provide to AHB Community School or third parties with whom we partner when you sign up for an alumni event;
- From the information you voluntarily provide to other third-party entities to whom you have granted permission to share your information who may provide reference information about you; and
- From publicly available sources of information.
- AHB Community School also may combine personal information you provide to us with information available from external sources to gain updated contact information and/or a better understanding of our alumni and donors to improve our fundraising methods, products, and services.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
When you use our Services, we use various technologies to collect other types of information automatically, such as:
- Logging Functionality: As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We generally only use this data for purposes such as security, fraud detection, and protecting our rights.
- Location Information: We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing our website.
How We Share and Disclose Your Information
We may disclose Personal Data that we collect to the following recipients:
- Within AHB Community School: We may share your information with AHB Community School units and controlled entities (collectively, “AHB Community School Entities”).
- Service Providers: We may disclose your information to third-party service providers to provide us with services such as website hosting, professional services including information technology services and related infrastructure, email delivery, auditing, marketing and analytics, and other similar services.
- Social Media Platforms: We may also use services provided by third parties (such as social media platforms) to serve targeted ads or sponsored content on third-party platforms.
Cookies and Related Technologies
Cookies on our Sites are generally divided into the following categories:
Essential Cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Sites and to use some of their features. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Sites, you cannot refuse them without impacting how our Sites function.
Performance and Functionality Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Sites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality of our Sites may become unavailable.
Analytics and Customization Cookies: These cookies collect information that is used to help us understand how our Sites are being used or how effective our marketing efforts are or to help us customize our Sites for you in order to enhance your experience.
Targeting Cookies: These cookies record your visit to our Sites, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed to recognize you as a previous visitor and to track your activity on the Sites and other websites you visit. These Cookies qualify as persistent cookies because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Sites. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings. See below for further details on how you can control third-party targeting cookies.
How to control Cookies:
You can review your Internet browser settings, typically under the sections “Help” or “Internet Options,” to exercise choices you have for certain Cookies or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. If you disable or delete certain Cookies in your settings, you may not be able to use features of the Sites.
The opt-outs described above are device- and browser-specific and may not work on all devices. If you choose to opt out through any of these opt-out tools, this does not mean you will cease to see advertising. Rather, the ads you see will just not be based on your interests.
Some of our Sites contain links to other sites, including Social Media sites, whose information practices may be different from ours. Information you submit to other sites will be governed by the other sites’ privacy policies and terms, and you should carefully review those terms before providing your information.
Social Media Sites
You may post information about yourself and/or your experiences with us through various social media websites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Remember that any information you post will become publicly available, so please use discretion. We are not responsible for the collection, usage, and disclosure policies and practices (including data security) of these sites.
Managing Your Communication Preferences
We may contact you by email regarding emergencies, news, events, and ways you may support AHB Community School; however, we want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. If you wish to opt-out of receiving these communications from us through our mailing list, you may do so at any time by clicking “unsubscribe” in the email you receive from us and following the instructions on the screen. We strongly discourage community members from opting out as they may miss emergency or other important communications.
This site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
Cross Border Transfers
The Sites are controlled and operated by us from the United States and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than that of the United States. Any information you provide to us through use of the Site may be stored and processed, transferred between, and accessed from the United States and other countries, which may not guarantee the same level of protection of personal data as the one in which you reside. However, we will handle your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice regardless of where your personal data is stored/accessed.
Data Subject Rights
Depending on your residency, you may have certain data subject rights. These rights vary by state and country, but they may include the right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal information; (ii) restrict or object to the processing of their personal information; and (iii) obtain a copy of their personal information in a portable format. Individuals may also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority about the processing of personal information. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of these rights, for example, by charging a different price or denying goods or services.
How to Exercise Data Subject Rights:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the phrase “Data Subject Rights” in the subject line. We will review your requests and respond accordingly. The rights described herein are not absolute and we reserve all of our rights available to us at law in this regard. In many instances, these rights are not applicable to not-for-profit entities like AHB Community School. Additionally, if we retain your Personal Information only in de-identified form, we will not attempt to re-identify your data in response to a Data Subject Rights request.
If you make a request related to Personal Information about you, we will need to verify your identity. To do so, we will request that you match specific pieces of information you have provided to us previously, as well as, in some instances, that you provide a signed declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the consumer whose personal information is the subject of the request. If it is necessary to collect additional information from you, AHB Community School will use the information only for verification purposes and will delete it as soon as practicable after complying with the request. For requests related to particularly sensitive information, we may require additional proof of identification.
If you make a Data Subject Rights request through an authorized agent, we will require written proof that the agent is authorized to act on your behalf.
We will process your request within the time provided by applicable law.
Changes to this Notice
This Privacy Notice may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.
The effective date of this notice is 11/27/2022.
The contents of this website, including (but not limited to) all written material, images, photos and code, are protected under international copyright and trademark laws. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, transmit or distribute any material from this site without express written permission.
All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this site. AHB Community School reserves the right, however, to make changes at its discretion affecting policies, fees, curricula or other matters announced on this site.
AHB Community School is not responsible for the quality, accuracy or appropriateness of content on other sites to which links have been provided on AHB Community School pages.
It is the policy of AHB Community School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability in the recruitment and employment of students, faculty and staff and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations.
AGENT FOR NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the following individual is designated for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding this website hosted by AHB Community School:
AHB Community School
4001 Speedway, Austin TX 78751
If you believe this website hosted by AHB Community School infringes a copyright, please provide the following information to the person identified above (17 U.S.C. § 512):
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent;
- Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information regarding how we may contact you (e.g., mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address);
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement by you that the information in your notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
NOTICE AND TAKEDOWN PROCEDURE
It is expected that all users of the AHB Community School site will comply with applicable copyright laws. However, if AHB Community School is notified of claimed copyright infringement, or otherwise becomes aware of facts and circumstances from which infringement is apparent, it will respond expeditiously by removing or disabling access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. AHB Community School will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received by its designated agent.