Your privacy is critically important to us.
Academy of Design is located at:
Academy of Design
14 Elm Street, Tai Kok Tsui
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
– Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Academy of Design collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Academy of Design’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Academy of Design’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Academy of Design may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Academy of Design also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://aod.education blog posts. Academy of Design only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
– Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Academy of Design’s websites choose to interact with Academy of Design in ways that require Academy of Design to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Academy of Design gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://aod.education to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
– Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
– Aod.education uses Google AdWords for remarketing
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
– Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Academy of Design discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Academy of Design’s behalf or to provide services available at Academy of Design’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Academy of Design’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Academy of Design will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Academy of Design discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Academy of Design believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Academy of Design, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of http://aod.education and have supplied your email address, Academy of Design may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Academy of Design and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Academy of Design takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
– Aggregated Statistics
Academy of Design may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Academy of Design may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Academy of Design does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
– Affiliate Disclosure
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Academy of Design uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Academy of Design – by purchasing Academy of Design’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Academy of Design collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Academy of Design. Academy of Design does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
– Business Transfers
If Academy of Design, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Academy of Design goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Academy of Design may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.