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Urban Christian Academy - effective November 20, 2017



1. Types of Information Collected and Stored


1.1. Personal Information. When you create a Website user profile our website, sign up to receive an Academy publication, register to become a member, make a donation, or otherwise use the Website, the Academy may gather your personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”).


1.1.1. Your name, address, phone number, email address, birthdate, electronic signature, or any other personally identifying data collected from you by the Academy or its authorized agents; and


1.1.2. Information required to make a donation or to purchase services and materials, gathered and stored through PCI compliant third-party
payment processors, such as credit card numbers and other sensitive payment-related information; and by using the Website, you agree to allow the Academy and its agents to gather, store, and share your Personal Information, subject to the limits of this Online Privacy Policy.


1.2. Analytics Information.
In an effort to improve visitors’ experiences on the Website, the Academy gathers certain information related to individuals’ website visits. This information is used solely to measure and improve our Web site and services and to better serve our members and customers. the Academy uses aggregate statistical data to compile reports. Such information so gathered is likely to include the following: POLI.Website.Privacy.Policy.docx Page 2 of 1


1.2.1. Device and network specific information, such as your unique device
identifier, operating system and version, the browser you use, your
Internet service provider (ISP), and your IP address.


1.2.2. Non-personal information, such as language, zip code, area code,
location, and the time zone.


1.2.3. Website visit information, such as the domain from which you came to
our website, details of how you use our website, what webpages you
visit, the duration of your visit.


1.2.4. Stored Information and Files. The Website also may access metadata
and other information associated with other files stored on your device.
This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips,
personal contacts and address book information.


1.3. Cookies and Browser “Do Not Track” Notice


1.3.1. The Academy may use cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small
piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser
while the user is browsing that website. Every time the user loads the
website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the
website of the user's previous activity. If you have any questions about
targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.


1.3.2. The Academy does not respond to browser Do Not Track (“DNT”)
Signals. the Websites may utilize page tags or web beacons to track
information related to user visits as a part of Academy data analytics
herein described below.


1.3.3. The Academy may employ third party data analytics firms to track and
analyze traffic on the Website, to analyze visitor trends, browser types
and usage trends, and to present targeted ads based on anonymous
information collected through tracking.


1.3.4. Third parties that are referenced on the website may have content
embedded that sets cookies on a visitor’s browser and/or tracks visitor
information that a web browser visited a specific the Website. Such
information may contain a visitor’s IP address. Third parties may not
collect other Personal Information from the Website unless you provide
it to such third parties


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2. Security of Personal Information

The Academy takes the security of your Personal information very seriously. When your Personal Information is stored by the Academy, we use limited access protected servers. Personal Information is stored on such servers in encrypted form. The Academy does not collect, store, or transmit user social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, or credit card numbers. Unfortunately, data transmission over public networks cannot be guaranteed to be one hundred percent secure. While the Academy will use all reasonable means to protect your Personal Information, the Academy cannot guarantee the security
your transmissions of such Personal Information, and you use the Website at your own risk. If you suspect your Personal Information has been compromised, please notify the Academy Customer Service using the contact information provided below.


3. How the Academy Uses and Shares Your Personal Information
The Academy may use or share your Personal Information in the following ways:


3.1. The Academy’s Services to You.
The Academy may use your Personal Information to provide services to you upon
your request. Such services may include sending you newsletters and publications, responding to your questions and comments, to communicate with you concerning your financial transactions conducted on the Website, to email you updates concerning the Academy’s products and services, and to personalize your visits to the Website.


3.2. The Academy’s Internal Data Sharing
The Academy may also share your personal information with other the Academy
offices or the Academy’s subsidiaries and affiliates in the country in which you reside and in other countries.


3.3. Information Sharing with Third Parties


3.3.1. The Academy may share aggregated demographic information with our
partners and third parties. This is not linked to any personal information
that can identify any individual person.


3.3.2. The Academy may partner with third parties to provide other specific
services. When the user signs up for these services, we may share names,
or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide
these services. These parties are not allowed to use your Personal
Information except for the purpose of providing these services.

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3.3.3. All the Website-originated donation transactions are processed by a third-
party PCI compliant payment processor (“PCI Processor”), using
technologies which transfer donors to the PCI Processor’s website, display
transaction details to donors, and redirect donors back to the Academy’s
site upon payment completion. Your Personal Information may be
disclosed to such PCI Processors. The transactions are handled by
established third party banking, processing agents and distribution
institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize
your credit card or other payment information and to process your
donation. These companies are authorized to use your Personal
Information only as necessary to provide their services to you and in order
to comply with their legal obligations, such as to provide to the Academy
with your Personal Information, including your name, address, phone
number, email address, and amount donated for tax or other purposes.


3.3.4. When you click on our website links that take you to third-party websites,
you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies. While we support
the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the
actions of any third-party websites. We encourage you to read the posted
privacy policies of any and every website you visit, whether you are
linking from our website or browsing on your own.


3.4. Chat Rooms, Forums and Bulletin Boards.
If you participate in a Academy chat room, discussion forum, or posts messages
to a Academy bulletin board, you should be aware that the information disclosed
and shared will be broadly available to other persons, both inside of and/or
outside the Academy, who have access to that chat room, forum or bulletin
board. Some individual Academy chat rooms, forums or bulletin boards may
have additional rules and conditions regarding participation. Also, any user's
expressed opinion is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting
the opinion of the Academy.


3.5. Other Possible Disclosures.
In addition to the other disclosures stated herein, the Academy may share your
Personal Information in the following ways:


3.5.1. To comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or
government enforced orders,


3.5.2. To enforce applicable terms of service, protect our legal rights or defend
against legal claims,

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3.5.3. To defend, prevent, take action, and otherwise address security or
technical issues, as well as suspected or potential fraud,


3.5.4. To guard against harm (whether actual or potential) to the legal rights,
property or safety of the Academy, our visitors or the general public as
required or permitted by law.


3.5.5. To facilitate communications with social media platforms, such as
Facebook. These social media platforms may have their own data
collection, use, and sharing practices that may also be applicable to your
personal information. You should review their applicable privacy policies
and methods for changing the privacy or sharing settings on such services.


3.5.6. To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture,
restructuring of the Academy, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some
or all of the Academy’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of
bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal
Information held by the Academy about our users is among the assets


3.5.7. To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give
us an e-mail address to use for the purpose of the Academy sending you a
regular newsletter, the Academy may use it to regularly send you


3.5.8. We may use or share your Personal Information for any other purpose to
which you expressly consent.


4. The Academy Email Uses
The Academy may use your email address subject to the following terms.


4.1. The Academy never rents or sells email addresses to outside parties.
Occasionally, you may wish to receive information or communications from the
Academy. In that instance, you will be asked for permission to share your email


4.2. If you make a donation through the website, or otherwise requests goods or
services provided by the Academy, you will receive information about the
Academy’s products, services, marketing information, and related offerings
unless you choose to opt-out. If you have questions or concerns about the
Academy’s Online Privacy Policy or wish to no longer receive such offers,
please contact the Academy’s Customer Service using the contact information
provided below.

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4.3. We may use your email address, usage data, or other Personal Information to
provide you with technical support, send you detailed summary emails regarding
your donation history and provide you with important tax information, or send
you notices about the website or other promotional offers you have elected to


4.4. We may occasionally work with data partners and other third parties to users of our website. In doing so, we may provide such companies with information
representing an encrypted or hashed value derived from information you have
provided to us, such as your email address. We may retain the content of your
emails, your email address, and our responses in order to service your needs.


5. How to Change Your Personal Information

5.1. To make changes to the content of your Personal Information, or to request that we limit the use of your Personal information, you may make changes and
updates by logging into your user profile and making such changes.
Alternatively, you may request such changes by contacting the Academy
Customer Service using the contact information provided below.


5.2. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

5.3. In your request, clearly state what information you would like to have changed or updated. the Academy will try to comply with your request as soon possible. Please note further that we are not responsible for updating information shared with third parties.

6. Your Rights to Opt Out

If you prefer that the Academy not collect Personal Information about your website visits, you may opt out by contacting the Academy’s Customer Service using the contact information provided below.


7. Notices of Changes to Privacy Policy
In the event of any change to the Academy’s Online Privacy Policies, notice of such changes will be posted on the Website. Any changes to this Online Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Online Privacy Policy on the Website. Your use of the Website following these changes means that you accept the revised Online Privacy Policy.

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8. Children Under 13
The website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the website or on or through any of its features/register on the website, make any purchases or donations through the website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information
from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that
information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.


9. California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the contact information provided below.


10. Contact the Academy
For any questions, comments, or further information concerning the terms of this Online Privacy Policy, or to request changes to your Personal Information, subject to such limitations as provided herein, please contact:




The Academy’s Customer Service Contact Information:

​Urban Christian Academy (hereinafter “Academy”) respects your privacy as a visitor to its website (the “Website”) and has developed the following privacy policy (“Online Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) to inform you about how the Academy handles your personal information after receiving it. Please read this Online Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

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