Protecting Data Privacy and Personal Information
VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. As part of its commitment to maintain the privacy of its users, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING has developed this privacy statement to educate users about privacy issues and to inform users about specific privacy policies and guidelines employed at VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING.
This policy is effective specifically for the vantagepoint-inc.com website and domain, any other information systems published by VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING (including https://pathbuilder.io), or public communications platforms utilized by VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING, collectively known as “Technology Services”. “Technology Services” – include all technologies and related forms such as websites, mobile applications and text, surveys, referral or request for information forms, chat boards, etc. where you may provide personal information voluntarily through the use of technology platforms and the completion of forms required for business purposes.
By visiting the vantagepoint-inc.com (or other Technology Services) domain(s) and/or completing applications and forms, as applicable or using VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING information systems and similar you are indicating acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Statement and conditions in use.
Additionally, by submitting a request for information form you give VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING your informed consent to be contacted at the contact information provided and for the receipt of educational information via email, telephonic or SMS/text messaging services using automated technology.
For individuals located outside of the United States by visiting the vantagepoint-inc.com (or other Technology Services) domain(s) and/or completing applications and forms or submitting a request for information form as described above, you also provide consent for the transfer of your data, as applicable, to the United States.
Information Gathered by VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING
By using the Technology Services such as http://vantagepoint-inc.com or VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING information systems, and similar, the VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING may collect Personal Information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide when completing applications and forms, including request for information or referral forms, sending emails, registering to use Technology Services, or responding to surveys or questionnaires.
1. “Personal Information” means any non-public information (paper or electronic) that can be used to distinguish, identify, or contact a specific individual.
2. For State of California residents “personal information” under the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) includes any information that “identifies, relates to, describes, references, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household,”
When you visit the vantagepoint-inc.com (or other Technology Services) domain(s) and website(s) our web servers may generate temporary logs that may contain the following Personal Information:
1. Name, contact information, and other identifiers such as geolocation data.
2. The IP address from which you access our domain and website.
3. The Internet address of the website from which you linked to our domain and website.
4. The type of browser and operating system used to access our domain and website. The date and time you access our domain and website.
5. The pages, files, documents, and links that you visit in our domain and website.
6. Aggregate information collected by the School or School Official internet analytics services.
Use of Gathered Information
While VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING has not and will not share, provide, or sell Personal Information with third parties for their own marketing purposes, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING may use your data to:
1. Analyze, facilitate, manage, and improve our services.
2. Provide support and personalize experiences.
3. Market and promote our programs and other services or provide other information we think may interest you.
4. Secure and protect our domain and services and preventing misconduct.
5. Respond to subpoenas, court orders, or any other legal requirements from government and law enforcement agencies or regulators.
We use unique identifiers called “Cookies” to collect anonymous non-personally identifiable information. Cookies are small pieces of code that are saved by your browser. The cookies include information about your device, browser, area code, zip code, and IP address and are used to provide you with a more customized user experience and improve the design and functionality of our website.
We may share cookies with third Parties to better understand how you use our websites and the type of devices you use to personalize content and deliver relevant advertisements of interest to you. These third parties may collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites when he or she uses our sites.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your device or browser. However, you may be unable to use certain features of the VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING website dependent on your selection. You can change your cookie settings by reviewing your internet browser’s cookie options. Typically, such information can be found under the browser’s ‘Help’, ‘Preferences’ or ‘Options’ menus.
External Third-Party Content
Some pages within the vantagepoint-inc.com (or other Technology Services) domain(s) may contain content that is served from external third parties. Please be aware that when you visit pages that contain external third-party content, information such as your IP address, date, browser, and requested page are transmitted from your computer to that third party. VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these external third parties and such links are not intended to be an endorsement of those sites nor their content.
Technology Services offered by VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING may enable you to pay for products or services online with a credit card. Although VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING makes every effort to ensure that the third parties providing these transactions are encrypted, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING is not responsible for the privacy practices of these external third parties.
Although no computer system is 100% secure, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING has deployed extensive security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information collected through VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING’s services and under our control. VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic Personal Information. We continually review our policy and practices, monitor our computer networks, and independently test the strength of our security to help us ensure the safety of Confidential Information. These security measures and our systems are routinely audited and updated by VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING security specialists.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), described as the most dramatic change to copyright law in a generation, was the 105th Congress’s effort to update copyright law for the digital environment. Please be aware that in accordance with Section 512(i)(1)(a) of the DMCA, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING reserves the right to terminate computing services of users who repeatedly infringe upon the rights of copyright owners.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Your Personal Information may be stored and processed by service providers using cloud technology, and you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information
VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING may receive your Personal Information when you visit VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING websites or use Technology Services, voluntarily communicate with VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING or request or services, or otherwise interact with the VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING while in the EU.
This GDPR Privacy Notice applies to you if:
You are a “Person” or “Data Subject” which is a natural person, not a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity who is physically present in the EU; “Personal Information”—means any identifiable information that you voluntarily provide, or we collect while you are physically present in the EU and not while you are outside the EEA;
VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING requires Personal Information for a variety of purposes to provide requested services, including, but not limited to:
1. Using Technology Services
2. Communicating with VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING
As a Data Subject pursuant to the GDPR, you have certain rights. This GDPR Privacy Notice summarizes what these rights under the GDPR involve and how you can exercise these rights. More detail about each right, including exceptions and limitations, can be found in Articles 15-21 and 77 of the GDPR.
Right of access
You have the right to request that VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING confirm whether it is processing your Personal Information.
Right of correction
You have the right to request that VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING correct any inaccurate Personal Information that it maintains about you.
Right to erasure
You have the right to request the erasure of Personal Information that VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING maintains about you in certain circumstances. These circumstances are identified in Article 17 of the GDPR and include that the Personal Information is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose(s) for which it was collected.
Right to restrict processing of Personal Information
You have the right to request that VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING restrict the processing of your Personal Information where one of the reasons identified in Article 18 of the GDPR apply. These reasons include that the Personal Information is inaccurate, the processing is unlawful, or VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING no longer needs the Personal Information.
Right to data portability
Where the basis for processing is either consent or performance of a contract between you and VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING, and where the processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your Personal Information that you have provided to VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING. VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING will provide the Personal Information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. Where technically feasible and upon your request, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING will transmit the Personal Information directly to another entity.
Right to withdraw consent
If the basis for processing your Personal Information is consent, you may revoke your consent at any time. Upon receipt of your notice withdrawing consent, and if there are no other legal grounds for the processing, VANTAGE POINT CONSULTING will stop processing the Personal Information unless the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims. Revoking consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing that occurred before the revocation.
Right to file a complaint
Attn: Office of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Vantage Point Consulting
1900 Reston Station Blvd
Reston, VA 20190
A verifiable consumer request should contain your name and EU member state or student identifier as applicable, and the specific request as related to the GDPR rights described above. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
Attn: Office of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Vantage Point Consulting
1900 Reston Station Blvd
Reston, VA 20190