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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students.


FERPA Compliance

In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), we are committed to protecting the privacy of student education records. Any personal identification information collected from students is treated as an educational record and handled in accordance with FERPA guidelines.


Personal identification information Section

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.


Non-personal identification information

While we collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site, we ensure that such information is not linked to any personal identification information or educational records. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized.


Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” primarily for essential site functions and for aggregate, anonymized usage statistics. We do not use cookies to collect or store personal or educational information of Users, in accordance with FERPA regulations.   Users can  set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert them when cookies are being sent. However, some parts of the Site may not function properly without them.


How we use collected information

The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students may  use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service: Your information helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use your email address to respond to  inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. 

Users who opt-in to our mailing list will receive emails which may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Users can unsubscribe at any time.


How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal and educational information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site.


Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners and trusted affiliates in compliance with FERPA and other data protections laws.


Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Changes to this privacy policy

The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students

2122 E Highland, Suite 420, Phoenix, AZ 85016

(602) 325-0041