Information We Collect:
When you interact with us through the Site or by submitting hard copy forms or by sending us email or contacting us by telephone, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site or By Way of Submitting Hard Copy Forms, Sending us Emails or Contacting Us by Telephone: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, apply for one of our programs or request additional information from us.
Student Records That We Receive From Educational Institutions: If you decide to register for a UMass Boston ISSP educational program and attend a college or university that is partnered with Navitas, Navitas may receive certain Personal Data about you from the college or university that you attend.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with UMass Boston ISSP andNavitas through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. UMass Boston ISSP may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by members of the Navitas Group and their affiliates, agents or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
In addition, this Site enables the use of the Adobe Flash Player. Adobe’s Flash Player is used by the vast majority of websites that offer video and other interactive content. By default, your use of the Adobe Flash Player generates “flash cookies” (also known as “persistent identification elements” or “local shared objects”). The Adobe Flash Player (and similar applications) use flash cookies to remember user settings, preferences and usage similar to the browser cookies referenced above. You can disable, delete and control the degree to which you accept flash cookies by accessing your Adobe Flash Player management tools directly through the settings manager for Adobe Flash, located here. If you do not allow flash cookies to take any disc space on your computer, you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in certain features on this Site.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the UMass Boston ISSP and Navitas Services, Navitas often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Navitas may share this aggregate data with members of the Navitas Group and their affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Navitas may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
UMass Boston ISSP and Navitas is not in the business of selling your Personal Data. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Navitas, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Legal Requirements: UMass Boston ISSP and Navitas may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of a member of the Navitas Group, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain Navitas Services. For example, in order to apply for admission to UMass Boston ISSP or a Navitas Service, you will be required to provide certain Personal Data.
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UMass Boston ISSP and Navitas takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data toUMass Boston ISSP and Navitas via the Internet.
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