Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into the Launch Academy Terms of Use. The terms "Launch Academy", "Launch", "we," and "us" include Launch Academy Holdings, Inc. and www.launchacademy.com.

The Privacy Policy explains how Launch Academy may: collect, use, and disclose information we obtain through Launch Academy.

"Personal Information" means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.

LAUNCH ACADEMY COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION

We collect Personal Information when you:

We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use Launch Academy.

Registration. To create an account, you may need to provide Personal Information, such as your name, email address, and address. If you register for a program, you will also need to provide your credit card number and billing address. You may also provide other optional information.

Using Launch Academy. We may collect the Personal Information you post as you use Launch Academy, such as when you sign up for a Course or newsletter, or post your comments on a blog post.

Social Log-In. When you use your social media credentials or github to register for a Course or to post a comment to Launch Academy, we collect Personal Information from the social media website. For example, when you log-in with your github credentials, we may collect the Personal Information you have made publicly available in github, such as your name and profile picture or logo. We may also collect your email address.

From Third Parties. We may use third parties to perform certain tasks for us, such as facilitating your purchase of a Course. Such third parties will provide us the Personal Information, such as your name, address, and email address, you provide to them so that we have your information for Course rosters.

Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support, marketing, and sales teams, such as when you sign up for a newsletter.

Making Payments. When you make payments to pay for a Course, you may need to provide Personal Information to our third-party service providers, such as your credit card number.

Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. Launch Academy collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics. For example, we will also use your IP address to determine your physical location when you log in so we can personalize the Service for you. You may change your location information in your account settings.

When you visit Launch Academy, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer to store their preferences. You can use your browser to block and delete cookies from your browser. However, if you do that, Launch Academy may not work properly.

By using Launch Academy, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of Launch Academy.

HOW LAUNCH ACADEMY USES YOUR INFORMATION

We use Personal Information to provide and improve our services; and communicate with you. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes.

We may use aggregate information for any purpose, including for marketing purposes.

Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use your information, including Personal Information, for internal and service-related purposes and may provide it to third parties to allow us to facilitate Launch Academy. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve our services.

Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance.

Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes. We may use your Personal Information to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.

Aggregate Data. We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through Launch Academy and use it for any purpose.

LAUNCH ACADEMY MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your information:

We Use Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers, including Instructors, retained in connection with the provision of Launch Academy. These service providers have their own privacy policies.

Displaying to Other Users. Some content you post to Launch Academy may be displayed on Launch Academy. Other users of Launch Academy may be able to see some information about you, such as information contained in comments posted in a chat room or on a blog post.

Social Networking and Other Websites. Launch Academy may allow you to post information to social networking websites. We do not share your information with them unless you direct Launch Academy to share it. Their use of the information will be governed by their privacy policies, and we do not control their use of the shared data.

As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; or protect yours, ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.

By using Launch Academy or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of Launch Academy. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on Launch Academy or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at hello@launchacademy.com

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it.

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of Launch Academy is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us at hello@launchacademy.com. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

INTERNATIONAL USERS

By using Launch Academy, you will transfer data to the United States.

By choosing to visit Launch Academy or otherwise provide information to us, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the law of the state of Massachusetts and the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with Launch Academy will be in accordance with the Terms of Use.

If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.

UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION OR POSE A QUESTION OR SUGGESTION

If you would like to update or correct any information that you have provided to us through your use of Launch Academy or otherwise, or if you have suggestions for improving this Privacy Policy, please send an email to hello@launchacademy.com.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND PRACTICES

We may revise this Privacy Policy, so review it periodically.

Posting of Revised Privacy Policy. We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this web page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted. If you are concerned about how your information is used, bookmark this page and read this Privacy Policy periodically.

New Uses of Personal Information. From time to time, we may desire to use Personal Information for uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our practices change regarding previously collected Personal Information in a way that would be materially less restrictive than stated in the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collected the information, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice and obtain consent to any such uses as may be required by law.

Contact Information

Launch Academy Holdings, Inc.
77 Summer St
10th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

T: 844.745.2862
E: hello@launchacademy.com