Areté's Fall Semester begins Thursday, September 10th. Our classes will remain 100% online until at least November 1, 2020.

Privacy Policy

Areté Preparatory Academy values and respects your privacy. This policy governs its Web site data collection via www.areteprep.org. By using the Areté Preparatory Academy website, you are deemed to have consented to the practices described in this policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Areté Preparatory Academy shall keep confidential personal information that it collects such as first and last name, electronic mail address, home or other physical address and telephone number.

Areté Preparatory Academy may also use the information to which it has access to provide you with or solicit other information and to let you know of additional services that may be of interest to you. Areté Preparatory Academy will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of these communications.

Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for our website. To protect their privacy, Areté Preparatory Academy prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.

Cookies

Some pages on this site may use “cookies”—small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. Cookies cannot read information from your hard drive. They will also not run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply. These files are used for site registration and to customize your visit to the site. The cookie will tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page on the Web site, and it will customize the site’s features for you.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Your Web browser may notify you when you are receiving a cookie and it may give you the choice to accept or reject it. You can set your browser to warn you about cookies, and to determine if you want to refuse all cookies. If you chose not to accept cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.

Embedded content from other websites

Areté Preparatory Academy’s Web site may contain links to other sites. Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Areté Preparatory Academy encourages you to learn about the privacy practices and policies of those companies.

Analytics

Areté Preparatory Academy may also collect electronic information during your use of its Web site. Areté Preparatory Academy may collect domain information to enable it to analyze how visitors use this site. This data enables Areté Preparatory Academy to become more familiar with people who visit its site including how often they visit, their access times, and browser type. Areté Preparatory Academy will use this information to improve its services and obtain statistics regarding the use of its site.

Who we share your data with

Areté Preparatory Academy does not share your information without your permission, except if you consent to share your information to a third party service provider working on Areté Preparatory Academy’s behalf.

Areté Preparatory Academy will inform you of the purpose for its collection of information. It does not intend to transfer or otherwise share your personal information to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described below. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, the information will be stored on a secure server and we will use that information at the Areté Preparatory Academy or we may transfer it third party service provider as necessary. Areté Preparatory Academy will not record your credit card number after a transaction is complete.

Areté Preparatory Academy will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, such as, but not limited to, those that involve the need to protect an individual’s personal safety, the protection of the public or the protection of Areté Preparatory Academy’s rights or property. Areté Preparatory Academy will not trade, sell, rent, lease, or otherwise share your information to anyone, or let anyone use it except if you have authorized its use.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Internet Security

Areté Preparatory Academy strives to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Please take proactive steps to secure your personal data, such as frequently changing your passwords.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Areté Preparatory Academy reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way Areté Preparatory Academy uses your personal information will be posted on this site.

Contact information

Areté Preparatory Academy welcomes your comments regarding its privacy policy. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 310-478-9900 or via email at info@areteprep.org