Quad Education Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 28, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes how Inspira Education Group, Inc. and its related affiliates, doing business as Quad Education, (“Quad”, “we”, or “us”) collect, store, use and share personal information that we collect through our application, website and any other sites or services that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Services”).

Personal information we collect

Information you provide to us:

Information you provide to admissions counselors and consultants. You may provide information to an admissions counsellor or consultant through our Services, including information about your background, experience, beliefs, and goals to assist you with your application for admission.

Automatic data collection. We and our service providers may automatically log information about you through the use of cookies and other local storage technologies. This information includes: 

For more information on how we use cookies and other local storage technologies, please visit our Cookie Notice. 

How we use your personal information

To operate our Services:

For research and development, including to analyze and improve the Services and to develop new products and Services, including by studying use of our Services.

Marketing and advertising, including sending you newsletters and promotions, as permitted by law, and engaging advertising partners, including third party advertising companies and social media platforms, to show you relevant interest-based advertising online. We also use information you provide, with your permission, for testimonials and other promotional content.

Compliance and protection, including to:

How we share your personal information

Service providers. We share your personal information with third party companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate our Services (such as hosting, analytics, email delivery, and marketing, including delivering direct mail campaigns).

Advertising partners. We may share your personal information with third party advertising companies, including for the interest-based advertising purposes described above.

Professional advisors. We may disclose your personal information to professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.

For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may share your personal information for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes described above.

Business transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our business or assets, including your personal information, in connection with a business transaction (or potential business transaction) such as a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy or dissolution. 

Admissions counselors

If you apply to serve as an admission counselor or consultant on the Services, we collect information , such as your credentials, background, experience, and any other information you submit. We also collect information such as your Social Security Number and bank account details to facilitate payments through our Services. We use this information to provide the Services to you and to enable you to connect with and assist students through the Services.  

Your choices

Access or update your information. If you have registered for an account with us, you may review and update certain personal information in your account profile by contacting us at [email protected].

Opt out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email or by contacting us at [email protected]. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.

Online tracking opt-out. There are a number of ways to opt out of having your online activity and device data collected through our Services, which we have summarized below:

Note that because these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.

Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit.  We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com

Security practices

We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures designed to protect against unauthorized access, misuse, loss, disclosure, alteration and destruction of personal information we maintain. Unfortunately, data transmission over the Internet cannot be guaranteed as completely secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of personal information. 

Children

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal information through the Services from a child under 13 without the consent of the child’s parent or guardian as required by law, we will delete it.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by updating the date of this Privacy Policy and posting it on our Services. We may also provide notification of changes in another way that we believe is reasonably likely to reach you, such as via e-mail (if you have an account where we have your contact information) or another manner through our Services.

Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon our posting the new terms and/or upon implementation of the new changes on our Services (or as otherwise indicated at the time of posting). 

How to contact us

Please direct any questions or comments about this Policy or privacy practices to [email protected].  

Additional information for users located in California

This section applies only to California residents. For purposes of this section, “personal information” has the meaning given in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) but does not include information exempted from the scope of the CCPA. 

Your California privacy rights. The CCPA grants individuals whose information is governed by the CCPA the following rights:

You are entitled to exercise the rights described above free from discrimination.

Please note that the CCPA limits these rights by, for example, prohibiting us from providing certain sensitive information in response to an access request and limiting the circumstances in which we must comply with a deletion request. If we deny your request, we will communicate our decision to you.

How California residents can exercise their rights

You may exercise your California privacy rights described above as follows:

Residents of the European Economic Area, United Kingdom, and Switzerland 

This section applies only to individuals in the European Economic Area (including the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

Controller. Quad is the controller of your personal information. You can find our contact information in the “Contact Us” section above.

Legal Bases for Processing. The specific purposes for which we process your personal information and the legal bases we rely on for the processing are listed below.

Purpose
Legal Basis For Processing
Service delivery
Processing is necessary to perform the contract governing our provision of our Services or to take steps that you request prior to signing up for the Services. If we have not entered into a contract with you, [or if we provide the Services pursuant to a contract with your employer or another third party], we process your personal information based on our legitimate interest in providing the services you access and request.
Service improvement and development
Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in improving and developing our service offerings. We do not use your personal information for these activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).
Marketing and advertising
We process personal information for our legitimate interests in promoting and expanding our business, provided that these interests are not overridden by the impact on you. Where applicable, if you choose to subscribe to our delivery of direct marketing, the legal basis for this is your consent, which you may withdraw at any time.
Compliance and protection
Processing for these purposes is based on our legitimate interests and the legitimate interests of third parties, provided that these interests are not overridden by the impact on you. Where we process personal information as required by the law of the country in which you reside, our obligation to comply with legal requirements.

Your Rights. You have the following rights in relation to your personal information under certain circumstances and subject to any applicable exceptions:

Please see the “Contact Us” section above for information on how to exercise your rights. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or our response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection regulator here.

Information Processing in the U.S. Quad is based in the U.S. The U.S. may have data protection laws less stringent than or otherwise different from the laws in effect in the EEA, UK, or Switzerland.