Privacy Policy

Who are we?

What We Collect and Why
Sun Coast Preparatory Academy collects some anonymous information each time you visit its website, so it can improve the overall quality of your online experience. It collects your IP address, referral data, and browser and platform type. You do not have to register with Sun Coast Preparatory Academy before we can collect this anonymous information.

Our website does not require you to share information that identifies you personally, such as your name or e-mail address, for you to use the website. The Sun Coast Preparatory Academy website may assign an anonymous ID number to your request(s) and links the following additional data to that number: the date and time you visited the website, your search terms, and the links upon which you choose to click.

Like most standard website servers, we use log files to collect and store this anonymous user information.

We analyzes the information to examine trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

When submitting to our contact form our website requests information from you that may identify you personally in addition to the anonymous information described above. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name, e-mail address, phone number ).

Sun Coast Preparatory Academy will not use or disclose your individual user information except as described in this privacy policy and without first obtaining your consent.

Cookies
A cookie is a small data file that a website may send to your browser and which may then be stored on your system. We may occasionally use both session cookies and persistent cookies. For the session cookie, once you close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.We use cookie and web beacon technology to track which pages on the Sun Coast Preparatory Academy websites our visitors view and which Web browsers our visitors use.

Special Notification with respect to Children’s Privacy (Users under the age of 13)
In response to concerns about protecting children’s privacy online, Congress enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), which sets forth rules and procedures governing the ways in which websites may collect, use and disclose any personal information for children under the age of 13.

In accordance with COPPA regulations, we DO NOT:
Request or knowingly collect personally identifiable information online or offline contact information from users under 13 years of age; or knowingly use or share personal information from users under 13 years of age with third parties.It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information given to us or pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately delete the information from our servers.

Choice/Opt-out
We desire to keep you in control of the personal information you provide to us. Accordingly, you can review, correct, change or remove the personal registration information you provide to Sun Coast Preparatory Academy.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us email at the above address smacdonald@suncoastprep.org
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online.

If you would not like to be contacted, please provide us with your name and phone number to ensure that we remove the correct person from the list.

Sharing
Sun Coast Preparatory Academy will make every effort to preserve your privacy.  We may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a criminal investigation, a court order, or legal process served on our website. We may also share your personal information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of National University or such National University websites’ terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

Legal Notice
Notwithstanding any language to the contrary, nothing contained herein constitutes nor is intended to constitute an offer, inducement, promise, or contract of any kind. The data contained herein is for informational purposes only and is not represented to be error free. Any links to information not owned by Sun Coast Preparatory Academy and/or its affiliates are provided as a courtesy.

They are not intended to, nor do they constitute an endorsement by the Sun Coast Preparatory systems and/or its affiliates of the linked materials, products, services, or information contained therein.

Sun Coast Preparatory Academy and/or its affiliates do not have any control over the privacy practices of these websites or information, and all visitors of these websites should read and understand the policies and privacy practices for external sites.

Copyright Infringement
Sun Coast Preparatory Academy is committed to complying with US copyright law and respecting the rights of copyright holders, while simultaneously defending the academic freedom of faculty and providing the optimal learning experience for students. Faculty and staff will make a good faith effort to only use or distribute third-party copyrighted materials as allowed by purchase, license, fair use, or other legal provision. Anyone who participates in the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may be subject to civil and criminal liabilities, in addition to sanctions imposed by Sun Coast Prep

European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy NoticeLawful Basis for Collecting and Processing of Personal Data
In order for educational institutions to educate their students both in class and on-line, it is essential and necessary that they have lawful bases to collect, process, use, and maintain data for its student, employees, applicants, and others involved in its educational programs. The lawful bases include, without limitation, admission, registration, delivery of classroom, on-line, and study abroad education, grades, communications, employment, program analysis for improvements, and records retention. Examples of data that Sun Coast Prep System and/or its affiliates may need to collect in connection with the lawful bases are: name, email address, IP address, physical address or other location identifier, photos, as well as some sensitive personal data obtained with prior consent.
Types of Personal Data Collected and Why
Sun Coast Preparatory Academy and/or its affiliates collect a variety of personal and sensitive data to meet one of its lawful bases, as referenced above. Most often the data is used for admission, registration, delivery of classroom, on-line, and study abroad education, grades, communications, employment, program analysis for improvements, and records retention. If you have specific questions regarding the collection and use of your personal data, please contact smacdonald@suncoastprep.org

If a data subject refuses to provide personal data that is required, such refusal may make it impossible for Sits affiliates to provide education, employment, research or other requested services.

Personal data typically includes, but is not limited to:
‍First name, last name, address, and any other contact information that can directly or indirectly identify the data subject.Collected directly from you, the data subject, through: application forms, online forms, emails, phone calls, chats, SMS, shared files.