Personal Information Collected By Flying Academy:
Flying Academy uses information that we collect from our visitors to personalize and improve your visit on our websites. We gather the following types of information:
Information you give us: Flying Academy collects any information which you enter on our websites. This information is normally provided when you search, request more information by filling out an online form, buy, participate in a contest, sweepstakes or on-line survey, or when you communicate with any of our departments such as customer service, sales or financing services through our websites, telephone, mail, email, text, chat, fax, paper documents or in-person. When personal data is provided in this fashion, it may be stored in paper files or entered into computer systems for retention. You also provide information when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include, but are not limited to your name, address, telephone number, e-mail addresses, country of citizenship, age, education level, employment status and financial information such as your Social Security number, banking, loan/lender provider, or credit card information.
Automatic Information collected by us: Whenever you visit our websites we collect and store information such as “cookies” which remember information about a visitor from one page to the next, and from one visit to the next. We collect and analyze the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; password; computer and connection information such as your browser type and version; operating system and platform; confirmation when you open email that we send you; the URLs which lead you to and around our websites including the date and time; the pages and or programs you viewed or searched for and the phone number used to call our voice telephone numbers. Your browser allows you to reject cookies and software is available from third parties which will allow you to visit our websites without providing this information. You are welcomed at our websites if you use this software but we will not be able to offer you our personalized services.
At certain times we may offer financing options with or without third-party participation. If you use a financing option, information provided by you (such as your address, birth date, social security number, and credit card number) may be used to request a credit report from third parties or may be sent to a third party for processing.
Action Tags: Flying Academy web pages may contain action tags set by third-party firms for the purpose of collecting anonymous information about the usage of our site by customers. Action tags are also known as web beacons or 1-pixel gifs. Action tags are a technique used to compile aggregated statistics about the effectiveness of our websites. They do not use personally identifiable information, such as names or addresses, and do not link online actions to an identifiable person.
Sharing of Information with third-parties:
Independent Contractors: We may employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to us such as sending e-mail, analyzing customer lists and data, providing marketing assistance, or consulting services. These third parties will have access to the information needed to perform their functions but cannot use that information for any other purpose.
Credit card companies and shippers: When you enroll in a program or buy something from us, we send your credit card information, name, billing address and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase. Your name, telephone number and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, Federal Express and the United States Postal Service to deliver any training materials associated with your purchase.
Link to Third Party Site: Our websites contain links to third party sites. Flying academy is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. We suggest that you check the Privacy Notice of each site you visit so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these entities.
We contract with an outside service called Google Analytics to help us better understand your use of our websites. Google Analytics places cookies on your computer to collect various kinds of information for us related to the use of our websites, so that we may continue to refine and improve the sites and better serve you. We do not allow Google Analytics to collect any private personally identifying information such as financial information (such as bank account or credit card number), user name or password information, nor are they allowed to use data that they collect for us for any other purposes. Additionally, Google Analytics is required to maintain all the information collected for us in strict confidence.
We also participate in Google services which performs ads measurement services on our behalf. Google’s services enable us to attribute online and offline purchases to prior Google search, display, and video ad campaigns. Google is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information you share with us and has agreed to keep the data we provide them confidential and secure using the same industry-leading standards they use to protect our own users’ data.
We use technologies, such as cookies, to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyze traffic on our websites. We also share information about your use of our site as well as non-personally identifiable information you provide to us with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners, including Facebook.
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:
We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, protect the legal rights of us and our users, or when we believe it is needed for fraud protection and/or credit risk reduction.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Our websites protect the security of certain personal information you transmit to us by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you input during the transmission to us.
Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices: