Privacy Policy: Learn4Life@St. Michael Foundation

Effective Date: 1st August 2023 

At Learn4Life @ St. Michael Foundation, we value and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our website and engage with our adult education program. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information and how we handle it. 

1. Information We Collect 

We may collect various types of personal information from you when you visit our website and interact with our adult education program. The information we collect may include: 

1.1 Personal Information: This includes information such as your name, email address, phone number, postal address, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us when you register for courses, make payments, or communicate with us. 

1.2 Payment Information: When you make a payment for courses through our website, we may collect payment card details, billing address, and other necessary payment information. However, we do not store your payment card details on our servers. We use third-party payment processors who adhere to industry-standard security measures. 

1.3 Usage Information: We may automatically collect information about your interactions with our website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, device information, and website usage data. This information helps us improve our website and understand user preferences. 

2. Use of Personal Information 

We use the personal information we collect for the following purposes: 

2.1 Course Enrolment and Payment: We use your personal information to process your course enrolment, manage your bookings, and facilitate payments. 

2.2 Communication: We may use your personal information to communicate with you regarding course updates, important announcements, and other relevant information related to our adult education program. 

2.3 Personalization: We may personalize your experience on our website by using your personal information to provide relevant course recommendations, tailored content, and personalized offers. 

2.4 Analytics and Improvements: We may use your information for analytical purposes to understand how our website is used, identify trends, and make improvements to enhance the user experience. 

2.5 Legal Compliance: We may use and disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable governmental requests, as necessary. 

3. Data Sharing and Disclosure 

We respect the privacy of your personal information and do not sell, trade, or rent it to third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your personal information in the following circumstances: 

3.1 Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating our website, managing payments, and providing services on our behalf. These service providers have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks and are obligated to maintain its confidentiality. 

3.2 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid legal requests from authorized government entities. 

4. Data Security 

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 

5. Your Rights and Choices 

You have certain rights and choices regarding your personal information: 

5.1 Marketing Communications: You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by contacting us. However, please note that we may still send you non-promotional emails regarding course updates and important announcements. 

5.2 Cookies and Tracking Technologies: You have the option to manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. However, disabling certain cookies may affect your user experience on our website. 

6. Third-Party Links 

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not controlled or operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. We recommend reviewing their privacy policies before providing any personal information. 

7. Children Privacy 

Our website and services are not directed towards individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us, and we will take steps to remove the information promptly. 

8. Changes to our Privacy Policy 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for the latest information.

9. Contact Us 

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us using the following details: 

We will make every effort to address and resolve your inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner. 

10. Consent 

By using our website and providing your personal information, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.