Privacy Policy

Summary

Drone Academy respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how Drone Academy will collect, use and safeguard any personal information you provide. We will collect and use information only in the ways disclosed in this statement. All user information is governed by Drone Academy’s Terms of Service.

Security

Drone Academy has implemented processes intended to protect user information and maintain security of data. Each account holder is assigned a password, which is required to access their account. It is your responsibility to protect the security of this login information. We have attempted to protect Drone Academy’s servers by locating them in areas with security procedures, use of firewalls and implementing other generally available security technologies. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of data, but no guarantee can be made that your information and data will be secure from intrusions and unauthorized release to 3rd parties.

Analytics

Drone Academy utilizes Google Analytics for the purposes of understanding user activity on our site.

Application Data

As part of the Drone Academy services, we store the data you provide. We respect the privacy of all users, and consider all data that is collected to be private. Your information is used strictly for internal purposes, and Drone Academy will not distribute or sell your information to a 3rd party, except as disclosed in this statement. When you submit information, you are transferring such information into the United States and you hereby consent to such transfer.

Account Information

We collect email addresses from those who contact us via email, and ask for information such as your email address and name when you sign up for an account with Drone Academy. The information we collect is not distributed or sold to a 3rd party. It will only be used to communicate with you about your Drone Academy account, and where needed as part of certain Drone Academy features. You may update your account information at any time.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.  An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Web Server Logs

For statistical purposes, Drone Academy will gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. These log files contain standard information collected by web servers, such as client IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, etc. This information is only used internally, and is not distributed or sold to a 3rd party. Drone Academy uses this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Drone Academy website and app and to gather demographic information about its user base as a whole. Drone Academy does not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.

Disclaimer

However, any information collected by Drone Academy may be shared if it is necessary to investigate, prevent or prosecute illegal activities, suspected fraud, violations to the Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law or a valid government request (including, but not limited to, search warrants, subpoenas or court orders). Drone Academy may also share information if it is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Drone Academy will notify you before information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. Drone Academy reserves the right to use and disclose any information collected that is not in personally identifiable form.

Online Advertising

Drone Academy participates in online advertising, including remarketing. Third party vendors, including Google, show Drone Academy ads on other sites on the internet. The vendors use cookies to serve Drone Academy ads based on a user’s prior visits to the Drone Academy website. Users may opt out of a third party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

Third-party Websites

Drone Academy is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Drone Academy app, nor the information or content contained therein. When you use a link from the Drone Academy app to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Drone Academy app or website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

LMS

We collect information about you during the course purchase process (PayPal and/or Stripe), as well as information relating to your course progression and quiz performance.

What we collect and store
When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide email address. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

–Send you information about your account and order

–Create your account for our LMS

If you register a free account then we will store your email address.

We store information about you for as long as your account exists.

We store course progress, including completion status, quiz scores, assignments and/or essay submissions (if applicable).

We will also store comments on courses, lessons, topics, assignments, and essays if you choose to leave them.

Who on our team has access
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Group Leaders can access:

–Order information such as your enrolled courses, course progress and username / email address.

Any additional information added in your WordPress User Profile can also be visible to the administrator(s).

What we share with others
In this section you should list who you’re sharing data with, and for what purpose. This could include, but may not be limited to, analytics/reporting tools, marketing services (such as email services like MailChimp), payment gateways, gamification programs, and third party embeds.

Payments

We utilize WooCommerce for all of our transactions and accept payments through Stripe and PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe or PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the Stripe of PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

Changes

Drone Academy reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If material changes are made to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a prominent notice on the Drone Academy app or website home page.

Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

As a business service, Drone Academy does not target its offering toward and does not knowingly collect any personal information from, users under thirteen (13) years of age.

Terms of Use

Your use of the Drone Academy services is governed by our Terms of Service, which contains disclaimers and limitations of liability.