Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

At Bootcamp AI (“Bootcamp AI”, “we”, “us”, “our”) we respect your privacy rights. We have created this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain how we treat information collected and received from your use of our Services (as defined in our Terms of Use or “TOU”) provided through the website,  http : // www.bootcampai. org and any other website or application that  we own  , operate or control (the “Websites”). This Privacy Policy applies only to the Services, and we are not responsible for the practices of individuals, companies, institutions, or websites that Bootcamp AI does not control, administer, or employ. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this document have the meanings set forth in the TOU.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, as well as our TOUs, as they govern the use of Bootcamp AI. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Services.

Bootcamp AI, Inc. is the data controller of your information. Please see the “Contact Information” section below for additional details. Please note that if you gain access through Sponsored Services or our Employee and Company Sponsored Access Services, the third party sponsoring your participation in the Online Courses may provide us with information subject to our agreement with them and therefore the External sponsor may be the data controller with respect to such data.

Important information about the use of our services

Please understand that by submitting any information to us, you acknowledge that we may collect, use, disclose, and retain such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our TOUs, and as permitted or required by law. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not provide us with any information. Bootcamp AI may offer social sharing features as part of its Services that, among other features, allow you to make your Career Profile public (as described below in the Career Profiles and Services Section), as well as share your details and information, including the progress of your Online Course. with other people outside of the Bootcamp AI website (“Social Sharing”). By choosing to participate in any of our Social Sharing Services, You acknowledge that any information or material that you include in your profile may be viewed by other persons accessing the websites, including potential or existing employers, as well as others on the relevant third-party websites. You also acknowledge that the information you share through Social Services may remain accessible on third party websites and / or for those with whom you have shared the information in the event that you make your Profile private after making it public and / or to stop sharing your information and that Bootcamp AI has no control over the access or use of the information provided to third parties through Social Sharing outside of its website (s). including potential or existing employers as well as by others on relevant third party websites. You also acknowledge that the information you share through Social Services may remain accessible on third party websites and / or for those with whom you have shared the information in the event that you make your Profile private after making it public and / or to stop sharing your information and that Bootcamp AI has no control over the access or use of the information provided to third parties through Social Sharing outside of its website (s). including potential or existing employers as well as by others on relevant third party websites. You also acknowledge that the information you share through Social Services may remain accessible on third party websites and / or for those with whom you have shared the information in the event that you make your Profile private after making it public and / or to stop sharing your information and that Bootcamp AI has no control over the access or use of the information provided to third parties through Social Sharing outside of its website (s).

What information do we collect?

Information you provide to us

We collect a variety of information that you provide to us directly. In general, we collect your information through:

  • Use any of our Services, including registering a user account through the websites
  • Make a purchase with us, including registration and enrollment in any online course
  • Sign up for email updates
  • Upload or post in public forums included through the Services
  • Send us requests or questions via forms or email
  • Request customer support and technical assistance

The types of data we collect directly from you include:

  • Name, address, telephone number, and email address
  • Login credentials, if you register a user account with us
  • Information about purchases or other transactions with us, such as your shipping address. However, please note that we do not collect, store, or transmit financial account information. Instead, we use a third-party payment processor to process our payments.
  • Information about your customer service and maintenance interactions with us
  • Demographic information, such as your gender, socioeconomic status, and other personal information
  • Information you provide to us in connection with any application or admission process, including, for example, educational and work experience, prior knowledge, any prior evaluations you complete, your objectives, and other information.
  • Information you provide in connection with professional services, for example salary information, job placement information, career goals, work experience, and other information.
  • User-generated content that you upload or post to public forums through the Services. Information necessary to comply with the procedures, laws and regulations that apply to us when necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others
  • Third-party information about you in connection with any referral programs that we may offer
  • Any other information that you choose to provide to us directly in connection with your use of the Services.

Participation in online courses.If you wish to participate in an online course, you will be asked to provide us with certain information necessary to take the online course. This information may include, among other things, your name and email address. Bootcamp AI, or its third party service providers, may also collect certain information from you along with assignments, exams and other assessments related to the online course. For example, as part of a proctored exam for an online course or to process your completion credential for a Nanodegree program, Bootcamp AI (or its third-party service providers, such as NetVerify) may collect certain information from you in order to (a ) Verify or authenticate your identity or submissions made by you, such as a signature for an exam or task log, a photograph or recording of you (for example, using a webcam) or information on a government-issued or other photo identification card or document, or (b) monitor your performance during an exam to confirm that you are complying with applicable testing rules or requirements (for example, confirming that you are not using prohibited resources). Bootcamp AI may also collect information about you or about your performance or achievements related to the course, such as test / exam scores, grades, project evaluations, teacher evaluations, and other evaluations of your performance or achievement. or (b) monitor your performance during an exam to confirm that you are complying with applicable testing rules or requirements (for example, confirming that you are not using prohibited resources). Bootcamp AI may also collect information about you or about your performance or achievements related to the course, such as test / exam scores, grades, project evaluations, teacher evaluations, and other evaluations of your performance or achievement. or (b) monitor your performance during an exam to confirm that you are complying with applicable testing rules or requirements (for example, confirming that you are not using prohibited resources). Bootcamp AI may also collect information about you or about your performance or achievements related to the course, such as test / exam scores, grades, project evaluations, teacher evaluations, and other evaluations of your performance or achievement.

Profiles and professional services. You may choose to share additional information, such as your work experience, resume and transcript, your photo, and answers to questions about your experience, studies, and job preferences, when you create a professional profile through the career services we offer through our Services. You can also share information by updating your Profile, uploading documents, or answering questions or surveys that we email you or present to you through our Services. Collectively, the Professional Profile and materials that you provide through Professional Services are simply referred to as your “Profile”.

Please note that by choosing to make your profile public, you acknowledge that:

  • Your profile and all included information, materials, documents and images will be publicly shared and viewed with other third parties who also access the career services portal and the Services (including but not limited to potential employers, recruiters, other students or individuals, and us );
  • Employers and other third parties who access the career services portal may contact you through your email address (or any other contact information you have provided in your profile); Y
  • You and we may share your profile and all included information, materials, documents, and images with career-related employers, recruiters, or third parties.

Information We Collect Through Automated Means

Analytical information

When you use our Services, we and our service providers (who are third-party companies working on our behalf) may use cookies and similar technologies to track, collect and aggregate certain information including, but not limited to, which pages of our website were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited, the URLs from which you linked to our website (s) and which hyperlinks were clicked. The collection of such information may involve recording the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user of the website. Through such information,

We also use or may use these technologies to help us determine and identify recurring visitors, the type of content and sites to which a user of our website links, the time each user spends in any particular area of ​​our website (s ), and the specific functionalities that users choose to use.

We use third-party web analytics services (such as Google Analytics) on our websites to collect and analyze usage information through cookies and similar tools; participate in audits, investigations or reports; help with fraud prevention; and provide you with certain features. We also provide a limited amount of your information (such as your email address and registration date) to Intercom, Inc. (“Intercom”) so that Intercom can analyze the use of the website on our behalf, allowing us to improve our Services. We may also use third-party services, (including Intercom), as a means of communication, either through email or via messages within our Service (s).http://docs.intercom.io/terms  and privacy policy  http://docs.intercom.io/privacy  . If you wish to opt out of Intercom collecting or sending this information, or have questions about the collection of your information by other third-party service providers for this purpose, please contact us. For more information about our use of cookies and similar technologies, including how you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on to prevent Google from using your information for analytics, or to control or disable cookies, see our  Cookie Policy  .

Online advertising

We may allow third-party companies, including advertising companies (such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Quora, and Bing), to place cookies on our website. These cookies allow these companies to track your activity on various sites where they display advertisements and record your activities so that they can display advertisements that they consider relevant to you while browsing the Internet. These cookies store information about the content you are browsing along with an identifier linked to your device or IP address.

These cookies also allow us and third parties to know if you have seen an advertisement or an advertisement type, and how long it has been since you last saw it. This information is used for frequency capping purposes, to help personalize the ads you see, and to measure the effectiveness of the ads. For more information about online advertising and how you can control or disable these cookies, see our  Cookie Policy  .

Do not track signals

Currently, we do not monitor or take any action regarding web browser signals or other mechanisms for the expression of choice regarding the collection of information about an individual over time and through third party websites or online services. (eg, web browser “do not track” signals).

Information we collect from social media and other content platforms

If you log in or connect to a third party network (for example, through a social network), or log into our Services, through a social networking site (for example, Facebook), you may allow us to access and store certain information from your social network profile. This includes your name, gender, profile picture, depending on your settings in those services. If you do not want this information shared, please do not use a social network connection to access the Services. For a description of how social media sites handle your information, see their privacy policies and terms of use, which may allow you to modify your privacy settings.

Referral programs

We may offer certain Users the opportunity to refer (Referrals) their friends (“Referrals”) to the Site through a third-party referral program through which both Referrers and Referrers can earn credits or other rewards through such referrals. To the extent that we offer such programs, Referrers may share information about Referrals, including email addresses for the purpose of sharing the referral offer. We may also share the Referrer’s email and name with the Referrer, as well as provide the Referrer with confirmation of the Referrer’s acceptance of the referral which may include the Referrer’s email in connection with the provision of such referral program.

How we use the information we collect

We use your information for various purposes, depending on the types of information we have collected from and about you and the specific services you use, in order to:

  • Send you information related to the Services.
  • Respond to your communications and requests
  • Manage and process online courses, including but not limited to attendance, progress and completion tracking; administer exams, projects, and other evaluations; verify the identity of a user as part of a proctored exam or exit interview for an online course; and monitor performance during an exam to confirm that you are complying with applicable test rules or requirements
  • Provide you services, such as the services you request, along with online courses.
  • Contact you by email, post or phone (including via SMS messages) regarding products, services, surveys, research studies, promotions, special events and other topics from Bootcamp AI and third parties that we believe may be from your interest.
  • Customize the content we provide through the Services
  • Help us better understand your interests and needs and improve the Services
  • Participate in analysis, research and reports on the use of the Services.
  • Secure services
  • Comply with all procedures, laws and regulations that apply to us when necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others.
  • Establish, exercise or defend our legal rights when necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others.

Combined information. For the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, we may combine the information we collect through the Services with the information we receive from other sources, both online and offline, and use such combined information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. .

Aggregated / Anonymous Data  We may aggregate and / or anonymize any information collected through the website so that such information can no longer be linked to you or your device (“Aggregated / Anonymous Information”). We may use aggregated / anonymous information for any purpose, including but not limited to research and marketing purposes, statistical analysis of website usage, and we may also share such data with third parties, including advertisers, promotional partners, and sponsors.

How we share and disclose your information

Bootcamp AI will share your information in the following ways:

  • Service providers. We provide access to or share your information with operations and maintenance contractors and other third parties who perform services on our behalf. They have access to perform these services, but are prohibited from using your information for other purposes. They provide a variety of services to us, including billing, sales, marketing, test monitoring, product content and features, advertising, analytics, research, customer service, data storage, security, fraud prevention, payment processing, and services. legal.
  • Employers. We may share the information we collect from you when you participate in an online course if the course is sponsored or paid for by your employer. For example, we may share with your employer the results of the pre-assessment, the online courses that interest you, your progress in the course, including the status of the project, the time spent actively participating in an online course or interacting with your mentor, and / or performance evaluations and appraisals. If you make your profile public on the website and your employer has access to the website, then your employer will be able to view your profile information and materials. This information can be shared at any time during or after the course.
  • Educational institutions and scholarship partners. If you are taking a course sponsored or associated with a particular educational partner (for example, a university or sponsored scholarship / partner), we may share information about you and your performance with the university or scholarship partner, including to report on your progress. in the course. Information shared with our educational partners will be subject to the privacy policies and procedures of those partners.
  • Business partners. With your consent, Bootcamp AI may share information that can be used to connect you directly with third-party business partners, such as companies that may offer products or services or other opportunities that may be of interest to you.
  • Bootcamp AI protection and others.By using the website, you acknowledge and agree that we may access, retain and disclose the information we collect and maintain about you if required by law or if we have a good faith belief that such access, retention or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: ( a) comply with legal process (for example, a subpoena or court order) or the law; (b) enforce our Terms of Use, this Privacy Policy, or other contracts with you, including investigating possible violations thereof; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your customer service requests; and / or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Bootcamp AI, its agents and affiliates, its users, and / or the public.
  • Profiles and professional services. If you make your profile public, your information will be publicly accessible and shared with our network of recruiting partners, including but not limited to performance in online courses, demographic information (such gender), your profile details, and other related information. with your work experience and goals.
  • Related and affiliated entities. We may share information with our affiliated companies that are under the common ownership or control of Bootcamp AI, Inc.
  • Business transfers. As we continue to develop our business, we may purchase, merge, or partner with other companies. In such transactions, (even in the contemplation of such transactions) user information may be among the transferred assets. If some or all of the Bootcamp AI assets are sold or transferred to a third party, customer information (including their email address) would likely be one of the transferred business assets. If such transfer is subject to additional mandatory restrictions under applicable laws, Bootcamp AI will comply with those restrictions.
  • Aggregate / Anonymous Information. From time to time, Bootcamp AI may share Aggregated / Anonymous Information about the use of the Services, such as, but not limited to, publishing a report on usage trends or survey results, as well as graduation rates, career studies, and fees. of success, and other demographics. information that our students provide us. The exchange of such data is not restricted.

Rights of the interested party and their options

You may have certain rights with respect to your information, as described in more detail in this section.

If you would like more information regarding your legal rights under applicable law or if you wish to exercise any of them, please contact us using the information in the “Bootcamp AI Contact Information” section below at any time. Your local laws, such as those of the European Union, may allow you to request that:

  • provide access to and / or a copy of certain information we hold about you
  • prevent the processing of your information for direct marketing purposes (including any direct marketing processing based on profiling)
  • update information that is outdated or incorrect
  • delete certain information we hold about you
  • restrict the way we process and disclose some of your information
  • transfer your information to an external service provider
  • revoke your consent to the processing of your information

We will consider all requests and provide our response within the time period established by applicable law. However, please note that certain information may be exempt from such requests in some circumstances, which may include whether we need to continue processing your information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation.

To the extent that you make such a request, we will require certain information to help verify your request and prevent fraudulent information and removal requests. Specifically, we ask that you provide the following information:

  1. Username and email address associated with your Bootcamp AI user account;
  2. Online courses in which you are currently or previously enrolled;
  3. Approximate date of registration of the user account;
  4. Information you want to view and / or request to be removed;
  5. Country of residence; Y
  6. A statement under penalty of perjury that all the information in your application is true and that this is your User Account or that you have the authorization to make the request on behalf of the owner of the User Account.

Depending on the circumstances and information you request, we may require additional verification methods at our discretion.

Communications and Notification Preferences and Opt-Out

We provide our Users with the opportunity to update their information or to opt out of having their contact information used for purposes not directly related to paying or servicing their account.

If you are a student and wish to opt out of any of the communications that Bootcamp AI offers, you can do so at any time. Log in to your account, select the Settings page, and go to “Notification Preferences.” From there, you can manage Bootcamp AI communication subscriptions, including text message study reminders, mentor communications, Career Services support (if applicable), community notifications, and marketing and promotional communications by selecting or deselecting any. of the methods you want. to choose not to participate or not.

If you are not a student, or wish to opt out through alternative means, you can opt out as follows:

  • Contact us by email at info@devnow.org

Identify the communication methods (for example, phone, email, or SMS text message) by which you want to stop receiving messages.

You can unsubscribe from our email marketing or commercial communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of such emails. If you have opted out to receive marketing text message communications from Bootcamp AI, you can opt out of receiving those messages by following the instructions in those messages or by contacting us in the information provided above.

Please note that regardless of your request, we may still use and share certain information as permitted by this Privacy Policy or as required by applicable law. For example, you cannot opt ​​out of receiving certain operational emails, such as those that reflect our relationship or transactions with you.

Conservation of your information

We retain your information no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. The period of time for which we retain the information depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and / or as necessary to comply with applicable laws.

The Services contain links to third-party websites, such as social networking sites, and also contain third-party integrations (such as the Facebook “Like” button, Slack / Github or YouTube integration) and functionalities. If you choose to use these sites or features, you may disclose your information not only to those third parties, but also to their users and the general public, depending on how their services work. Bootcamp AI is not responsible for the content or practices of those websites or services. The collection, use, and disclosure of your information will be subject to the privacy policies of third-party websites or services, and not to this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you read the privacy and security policies of these third parties.

In providing the Services, Bootcamp AI uses YouTube API services. Said API service is maintained and operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, United States, YouTube, LLC being a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. As a condition of accessing the Bootcamp AI Services on YouTube, you warrant and represent that you have read and fully accept the YouTube Terms of Service and the Google Privacy Policy, as periodically updated and modified.

Children’s privacy

Bootcamp AI is intended for a general audience and not for children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected “personal information” (as defined by the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) from children under the age of 13 without legally valid parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to remove it asap. We also comply with other age restrictions and requirements in accordance with applicable local laws.

International Users

Bootcamp AI stores information about our website visitors and users on servers located in the United States. By using our services, you consent to the storage of your information within the United States. If you are using the services from outside the United States and the European Union, please note that the information you submit will be transferred to and stored on servers in the United States or other countries. The data protection and other laws of the United States and / or other countries may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By submitting your data and / or using our services, you acknowledge the transfer, storage, and processing of your information in and to the United States.

As described above, Bootcamp AI may also outsource the processing of your data or share your data with service providers and others in countries other than your country of residence, including the United States, in accordance with applicable law. Such third parties may be involved, among other things, in the provision of services, the processing of transactions and / or the provision of support services. By providing your information to us, you acknowledge such transfer, storage or use.

If we provide information about you to non-European Union entities, we will take appropriate steps to ensure that those companies adequately protect your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These measures include the signing of standard contractual clauses in accordance with the European Union and other data protection laws to regulate the transfers of such data. For more information on these transfer mechanisms, please contact us as detailed in the “Bootcamp AI Contact Information” section below.

If applicable, you can file a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority in the country where you are located. Alternatively, you can seek redress through local courts if you believe your rights have been violated.

How we protect your information

We consider the confidentiality and security of your information to be of the utmost importance. Bootcamp AI takes a variety of technical, administrative, and physical measures to protect your information from disclosure or access by third parties. Please note that we do not guarantee the security of information, as no method of transmission or storage over the Internet is completely secure. Also note that we may retain and store your information in our databases and systems even after your Bootcamp AI account is deactivated, as long as we have a legitimate purpose for doing so and in accordance with applicable law.

California privacy rights

California residents have the right to receive, once a year, from Bootcamp AI: (a) information that identifies any company or third party companies to which we have disclosed (within the previous calendar year) “personal information” (as defines California law) for direct marketing purposes of that company; and (b) a description of the categories of personal information disclosed. If you are a California resident and would like to obtain such information, please send a request to info@devnow.org; When requesting the information, please use the phrase “California Shine the Light Request” to help us properly identify your question and include your postal address, state of residence, and email address so that we can provide you with an answer.

Changes to our privacy policy

Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time and that these practices are subject to change. Any changes, updates or modifications will be effective immediately after they are posted on our website. You can find out if the Privacy Policy has changed since you last reviewed it by checking the “Effective Date” included at the beginning of the document. If we make a material change to the Policy, you will be provided with the corresponding notice in accordance with legal requirements. By continuing to use the Services, you confirm that you have read and understood the latest version of this Privacy Policy. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

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