We value our customers and your safety and privacy are important to us. The following policies were developed to cover the use of our products and services. Our policies conform to guidelines established by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our policies to understand how we collect, use, protect and otherwise make use of personal information in accordance with our website. The following Privacy Policy applies to the corporate website and any other related public or private website provided by Applied Educational Systems, Inc., including www.aeseducation.com, and learn.aeseducation.com.

What Information Is Collected?

AES collects basic personal information for users who have registered for our site. At sign-up for teachers, we collect name, login credentials, email address and school name. During enrollment at the direction of a teacher or administrator, students registering in one of their teachers’ courses and we collect student names and login credentials to allow teachers to monitor student progress and collect grades. We do not collect any student information beyond what is needed for the teacher to identify the student’s account.

Analytics / Log Files

As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, or to improve marketing, analytics, or website functionality.

Tracking Technology (Cookies)

And like many other websites, we may use cookies. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

How We Use Collected Information?

Any personal information will never be sold or rented to third parties. Student records will never be used for targeted advertising.

We use teacher information to provide information and service to users. For example, we may use this data to contact you about changes to our website, new products and services, special offers, resolve disputes, troubleshoot issues, and enforce our website's terms and conditions. Users can opt out of further email communication.

We do not use student information in any way to contact them, share information with third parties or build student profiles. We use the student information provided for the specific, limited educational purpose and intent stated in this agreement. Any other use is prohibited.

Student information access is limited to only those employees who have a legitimate educational need to access the information and are required to keep the information confidential. Applied educational systems provides annual training for all employees to ensure security, privacy, and confidentiality of all student data.

Ownership of Student Records

All student data/records are the property of the school district. School districts can request copies of all student data, or deletion of data upon contract termination. Parents and legal guardians can request review of student records and provide corrections for erroneous data. Legal access to student records by parents or legal guardians must be verified by the school district.

All data requests should be mailed to Applied Educational Systems, at the address indicated below. Requests may take up to 90 days to process.

How Is Information Stored and Protected?

Web traffic is protected with HTTPS TLS 1.2 services with an (enhanced verification) Symantec Class 3 EV Certificate. Media traffic is protected by a standard certificate. All traffic is redirected to https by default.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect personal information submitted, both during transmission and once received. In the event of a breach of personal information we will alert the educational institution and teachers users within 24 hours of confirmation of breach.

We don’t collect information from students that would be required to notify parents. We expect schools to notify parents upon notification of a breach of personal information.

Legal Compliance

We may, in our sole discretion, provide information about you to law enforcement or other government officials for purposes of fraud investigations, alleged intellectual property infringement, or any other suspected illegal activity or matters that may expose us to legal liability.

Policy Changes

The terms of this policy may change from time to time. If material changes are made, we will notify you by a notice posted on our website of the changes that have been made. If you disagree with the changes that have been made, please contact us at support@aeseducation.com.

Questions or Concerns

Any questions or concerns about this website privacy policy should be brought to our attention by sending an email to support@aeseducation.com and providing us with information relating to your concern.

You may also mail your concerns to us at the following address:

Applied Educational Systems, Inc.

312 East Walnut St Suite 200

Lancaster, PA 17602 USA

California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident and our customer, Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83 permits you to request certain information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To request this information, please send an email to support@aeseducation.com or write us at the following address:

Applied Educational Systems, Inc.

312 East Walnut St Suite 200

Lancaster, PA 17602 USA

Version 1.4, Updated April 4, 2018