This policy applies to website visitors, current and potential students, alumni, and any other user of services offered through our sites, including any websites or mobile applications operated by or on their behalf. This policy applies to both online and offline collection, storage, processing, and transfer of Personal Information.

Career Care Institute may amend or otherwise modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please revisit this page periodically to check for updates.

+ HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We collect various types of information from you through our sites and other websites where you can express interest in our services through our mobile applications, via email, over the phone, via printed forms, and in person. Some Information is collected automatically through various web and Internet technologies including Social Networking tools used by the Institute. Other Information is collected when you provide it to us voluntarily.

We may also obtain Information from Business Associates and Unrelated Entities to combine that with Information we collect about you.

+ INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY ON THE SITES

Each time you visit one of our sites, or open one of our emails, Web Analytical Information is automatically gathered. In general, this Information does not identify you personally. Examples of Web Analytical Information include, but are not limited to:

IP address Collection date Publisher name Connection speed Day of week, time of day (hour) Language settings Country, state, designated market area (DMA), city (relating to IP address, if available) Domain (.com, .net, .mil, .org, .edu, etc.) Web pages viewed Email clicks or other actions taken This Information may be linked with Personal Information to accomplish the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

+ INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US

In addition to the Web Analytical Information automatically collected when you visit our Sites, Career Care Institute also collects, uses, and discloses Personal Information that you provide to us voluntarily online or offline when you respond to an advertisement, a survey or a request for information; register for classes; apply for financial aid; order educational or other products and services; set up a Social Network or other Site profile; or use one of our career resources, learning assessments or other interactive tools. While the exact nature of the Personal Information may vary depending on the type of response or service requested, the following is a non-exclusive list of the types of Information that may be collected to the extent it is necessary and applicable for the intended purposes:

First, middle and last name, previous names Street address, city, state, country, postal code Date of birth Place of birth Gender Race Ethnicity Country of origin Employment history Native language Address type Email address Valid day or evening telephone number Cell phone number Confirmation of the age of majority Campus (based on postal code list) Current degree program of interest Current modality of interest (e.g. online or on-ground) Publisher code (Site ID) Citizenship Number of previous credits earned or attempted Military affiliation Credits earned Prior education history Certificate, licensure or other professional information High school diploma or GED Lead source Individual Record Number (IRN) or Social Security number Credit card number Other Financial Information and information related to financial aid eligibility Social Networking content Learning, skill or career assessment data Career goals Video and / or audio media Other Information after you become a CCI student such as course assignments, grades, and other educational records relating to your enrollment at your Institute and that may be required to be collected in the normal course of your studies

+ HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE THIS INFORMATION

Personal Information

We will not sell, rent or lease your Personal Information to others except in accordance with this policy.

We may collect, use, and disclose Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To determine your admissibility and to register you for your selected educational programs
  • To contact you regarding your status with the School
  • To provide requested products and services
  • To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support
  • To administer promotions in which you have indicated an interest
  • For our internal marketing purposes, which include, but are not limited to, sending you material about products, services, updates, etc. that we think may be of interest to you
  • For fostering communication and collaboration among members of your Institute community through Social Networks
  • For sharing with our Business Associates who are performing services on our behalf
  • To analyze how Sites and services are being accessed and used
  • For investigation of information security and information asset protection-related incidents
  • To test, correct, and improve our content, applications and services
  • To develop new applications, products, and services
  • For Online Behavioral Advertising purposes
  • To improve site and service performance and delivery
  • To prevent potentially illegal activities (including illegal downloading of copyrighted materials in accordance with our Copyright Infringement policy)
  • To investigate suspicious information that denotes illegal activity such as financial aid fraud
  • To analyze academic and learning outcomes and preferences
  • For external academic research and scholarship done by Business Associates or Unrelated Entities
  • To analyze risk and business results
  • To obtain payment for services that we provide to you
  • To provide you with information concerning arrangements and other options for the repayment of funds loaned to you for your education
  • To maintain educational and business records for reasonable periods
  • To provide to Business Associates or Unrelated Entities in connection with the contemplated or actual reorganization, merger, acquisition, financing, securitization, insuring, sale, or other disposal of all or part of our business or assets, including for the purposes of determining whether to proceed with such transaction or fulfilling any records or other reporting requirements to such parties. In the event of any actual reorganization, merger or acquisition, such Information may be transferred as part of the transaction to the acquirer
  • And/or as may be required or permitted by legal, regulatory, industry self-regulatory, insurance, audit or security requirements applicable to the Institute or our Business Associates

+ STUDENT EDUCATIONAL RECORDS

If you become a student, your educational records are subject to the U.S. federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state laws and your Institute’s policies. Students have the right to limit access to FERPA-defined directory Information about them. To obtain a copy of your Institute’s FERPA policy, click here. You may also contact us via one of the below methods:

Career Care Institute Attn: Lancaster Student Services Office 43770 15th Street West, Suite 115 Lancaster, CA 93535 (661) 942-93535

Career Care Institute Attn: Ventura Student Services Office 2151 Alessandro Drive, Suite 150 Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 477-0660

Career Care Institute Attn: Moreno Valley Student Services Office 22500 Town Circle, Suite 2205 Moreno Valley, CA 92553 (951) 214-6440

+ LOCATION OF INFORMATION PROCESSING

We operate or may process information in multiple jurisdictions, and some Education Partners and Business Associates may be located outside of the jurisdiction in which you reside. In such cases, your Personal Information may be collected, used, disclosed, stored, and processed in these other jurisdictions for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might differ from your jurisdiction. We require our Education Partners and Business Associates to use your Personal Information in accordance with this policy and to take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected in accordance with applicable laws. Please be advised that, by using our Sites and services, you are consenting to the transfer and processing of your Information across international borders. Your Information may be subject to the laws of those other jurisdictions, including lawful requirements to disclose Personal Information to government authorities.

+ OPT OUT

Marketing Communications

If you do not wish to receive marketing email communications from us, you may express your choice where indicated on the applicable email or other communication or unsubscribe.

If you do not wish to receive marketing telephone calls or mailings, you may express your choice to opt-out by emailing the Admissions Office.

Marketing opt-out requests will only remove you from our list and the list of any Business Associate performing services on our behalf. We are not responsible for the use any other party may make of the Information once it has been transferred in accordance with this Policy, and you will need to contact such entity to have your Information removed from its database.

Student Educational Records and Social Networking Content

Students who desire to prevent release of their directory and educational record Information in accordance with FERPA may place a FERPA Hold on their academic file. Click here to review your Institute’s FERPA Policy.

You may change various user settings related to sharing your Personal Information contained in any user profile you set up as part of Social Network activities furnished by us, subject to contractual, academic, legal or technical restrictions and reasonable notice. Note that your withdrawal from Social Network activities might prevent us from providing you with certain products or services.

Other Collection, Use and Disclosure

In any situation not covered by the foregoing, you may be able to opt out of our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information subject to applicable contractual, academic, legal or technical restrictions and reasonable notice. Note that if you opt out of certain uses of your Personal Information, we may no longer be able to provide certain products or services. For more information on your ability to opt out, email the Admissions Office.

+ OUR SECURITY MEASURES

We will take commercially reasonable measures to secure and store your Information to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Information under our control. We utilize industry-standard security measures when accepting your credit card Information during the online ordering process, as well as whenever we ask you to log in to any of our Sites.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, although we will utilize such measures, we do not guarantee you against the loss, misuse or alteration of Information under our control, and you provide Information to us at your own risk. You should always take care how you handle and disclose your Personal Information and should avoid sending Personal Information through insecure email, Social Networks or other Internet channels.

+ MONITORING OF COMMUNICATIONS

We may monitor and retain all incoming and outgoing communications for training of our representatives and for quality assurance purposes. To the extent such communications are selected, they are only retained as long as necessary to adequately discharge these purposes, unless a specific communication needs to be retained for legal reasons.

+ INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES USED

Cookies, web beacons and other relevant Internet technologies are used in our emails and on our Sites to allow us to accomplish the uses set out above as well as to deliver Sites messaging and to keep track of your Information. These small pieces of program code reside in your computer and browser and can be removed. If you desire to remove such technologies you may do so, but this may render our Sites unusable to you. You can opt out of cookies or the other Internet technologies used by disabling these features in your browser program. Please note that the deletion of certain opt-out cookies may require you to renew your Online Behavioral Advertising opt outs periodically. Consult your browser’s Help menu for assistance in changing cookie settings or removing cookie files.

+ PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

Career Care Institute may update this Privacy Policy or revise it from time to time. You should contact us as described below or check back at this Site periodically to obtain a current copy of this Privacy Policy. We urge you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to obtain the current version. Your continued provision of Personal Information or use of our services following any changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If we intend to use Information that personally identifies you in a manner materially different from what we stated at the time it was collected, we will attempt to notify you at least 30 days in advance. You will be given a choice as to whether or not previously provided Information may be used in a new way.

+ HOW TO ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION AND CONTACT US

If you want access to or wish to update any of your Personal Information or have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact our Student Services Office.

Career Care Institute Attn: Lancaster Student Services Office 43770 15th Street West, Suite 115 Lancaster, CA 93535 (661) 942-93535

Career Care Institute Attn: Ventura Student Services Office 2151 Alessandro Drive, Suite 150 Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 477-0660

Career Care Institute Attn: Moreno Valley Student Services Office 22500 Town Circle, Suite 2205 Moreno Valley, CA 92553 (951) 214-6440