Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Packaging School may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
- Job Title
If you purchase The Packaging School's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Packaging School's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
The Packaging School collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
The Packaging School may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Packaging School and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
The Packaging School does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Packaging School may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Packaging School may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Packaging School, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Packaging School may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Packaging School or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Packaging School; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Packaging School, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
The Packaging School may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Packaging School, in order to determine what Packaging School services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Packaging School to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Packaging School. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Packaging School website.
The Packaging School website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Packaging School pages, or register with The Packaging School site or services, a cookie helps The Packaging School to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Packaging School website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Packaging School features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Packaging School services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
The Packaging School secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Packaging School uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
The Packaging School does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, The Packaging School may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from The Packaging School or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Packaging School, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the unsubscribe button.
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Terms of Service
All courses are instructed in English.
Students who have completed less than ⅓ of any course or program within 5 days of enrollment will receive a full refund minus a $100 processing fee. Students who have completed more than ⅓ of a course or program will not receive any refund.
Student Identity Verification
The Packaging School requires students to set up an account and password in order to access all course work. Students are encouraged to protect their password and account. Only one student per account is permitted. IP addresses are monitored to ensure that students are not sharing their account with individuals in another location. Proctoring software is used during exams to ensure that students are who they say they are. Accredible is used to verify that the same person who completes coursework and assignments receives the certificate and digital badge.
Changes to This Statement
Purchase of individual courses are non-refundable upon enrollment of the online course. Course may be transferable if notified in writing within 5 days of purchase. Purchase of the full Certificate program can be canceled & partially refunded provided the student has completed less than 50% of the program. A $200 non-refundable application fee will be retained. See the table below for refund percentages. For mitigating circumstances, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benchmarks to demonstrate percent of completion are as follows:
- A student has completed 10% of the program when he or she has completed 53 micro-lessons.
- A student has completed 25% of the program when he or she has completed 132 micro-lessons in the program.
- A student has completed 50% of the program when he or she has completed 264 micro-lessons.
|Percentage Completed by the Student||Percentage of Tuition Returned to the Student Minus the Application and/or Registration Fee||Percentage of Tuition Retained by the Institution||Actual Amount Retained by the Institution|
|Up to 10%||90%||10%||$599.90|
|>10% - 25%||75%||25%||$1,199.75|
|>25% - 50%||50%||50%||$2,199.50|
|>50% - 100%||0%||100%||$3,999|
The Packaging School welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Packaging School has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Packaging School at:
Packaging School LLC
3620 Pelham Rd. 294
Greenville, South Carolina 29615
Effective as of November 08, 2017