AURA - Policy
Online Privacy Policy

Auracademy.org provides the following information relating to your privacy when using websites in the Auracademy.ORG domain. This privacy policy covers all Auracademy.ORG websites unless otherwise indicated on a specific website.

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Online Privacy Notice

This Online Privacy Notice applies to the information that we collect when you visit auracademy.org main website (auracademy.org) and other websites that we own or control and link or refer to this Privacy Notice (together, the "Sites"). This Notice describes how this information is processed, as well as the choices that are available to you regarding the use of the information you provide.

Unless otherwise indicated on a specific Site, Auracademy.org ("Aura academy") is the data controller for all information collected under this Notice. Contact information for Aura academy is listed at the end of this Notice.

This Notice does not apply to information collected from or about current or former employees, contractors, volunteers, post-doctorate fellows, and other workers of Aura academy ("Workers") as part of their employment or working relationship with Aura academy.

Personal Information we collect and process:

When you access or use the Sites, we may collect and process the following types of information from you:

"Personal Information" is any information that we can reasonably use to identify you. If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), Personal Information includes all Personal Data as defined under EEA laws.

"Sensitive Personal Information" includes special categories of Personal Information (e.g., racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health, and data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation) for which applicable law provides enhanced protections.

The table below describes the Personal Information and Sensitive Personal Information that we collect, why we collect it, and our legal basis for processing it.

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Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy applies to the cookies we use when you visit your main website (auracademy.org) and other websites that we own or control and link or refer to this Cookie Policy (together, the "Sites").

This cookie policy provides you with more information about cookies, what types of cookies we use, and how we use them. Our Sites use cookies with the intention of providing you with a user experience that best suits your needs while concurrently allowing us to improve the design and functionality of our Sites. Cookies can be adjusted or disabled, and this policy provides you with instructions to do so.

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Sharing your Personal Information

We share your information internally at Aura academy to facilitate and manage the purposes listed above. This includes third parties whom Aura academy engages to process your Personal Information on our behalf for the purposes stated above, such as vendors who help Aura academy with our marketing, application processing, and web hosting. Aura academy may also share your personal data with government and law enforcement agencies or regulators to 1) comply with a legal process, subpoena, order, or other legal or regulatory requirement applicable to us; 2) enforce our terms of use or other policies; or 3) pursue available legal remedies or defend against legal claims. Other third parties as you may so request as permitted by this and other Aura academy policies and applicable laws and regulations. Aura academy will not sell any personal information to third parties for their use in direct marketing, advertising, or promotion of their products or services.

International Transfer of Personal Information

Personal information provided to us by users outside of the United States may be transferred to other countries such as the United States, where data protection laws may differ from those of your home country. By providing us with your information, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to the U.S. and processed on servers in the U.S. However, all reasonable steps will be taken to protect your privacy in accordance with the applicable data protection laws.

Non-personally identifiable information we collect and process

Standard, non-personally identifiable internet log information such as browser type and navigation to various parts of the Sites, in an aggregated form, is collected for analytical purposes to improve the browsing experience of our Sites, update relevant content, and improve the overall design.

Information security

Aura academy takes the security of your personal information seriously. Our minimum-security standards can be found at [Replace this URL with Aura academy's security standards URL, if available].

Marketing

Personal Information you submit through our Sites, such as your name, address, and other contact information, may be collected by Aura academy for internal marketing and development purposes as well as to respond to your inquiry, complete a transaction for you, or fulfill other forms of customer service. You can choose not to receive marketing from us by "unsubscribing" using the instructions in any marketing email you receive from us.

EEA Data Subject Rights

If you are an individual located in the EEA only, to the extent required by and in accordance with applicable law, you will have the following rights with regard to your Personal Data:

[The section describing the data subject rights of individuals located in the EEA, as well as the contact information for privacy-related inquiries, remains unchanged as provided in the original text.]

Access and Choice

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Document Retention

We keep your Personal Information for as long as needed to fulfill the particular purpose for which it was collected. We may also retain your records if legally required or to fulfill a legitimate interest.

Updates to Privacy Policy

Aura academy reserves the right to modify this Privacy Notice at any time. Prior to changes to the Privacy Notice, we will provide you notice, which shall be available at [Replace this URL with Aura academy's privacy policy updates URL, if available], prior to the effective date of any notice. Your continued use of the Sites after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

For more information on how we collect and process your Personal Information or if you have any complaints, please contact [Replace this email address with Aura academy's privacy-related email address, if available]. Current Aura academy faculty, staff, and students should open a case at [Replace this URL with Aura academy's privacy request URL, if available].

Effective Date July-21-2023
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