What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell, rent or lease your Personal Information to others except in accordance with this policy.
How We Use and Disclose Personal Information
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request. We may collect, use and disclose Personal Information for the following purposes:
To determine your admissibility and to register you for your selected educational program
To contact you regarding your status with the Headquarters Academy of Hair Design
To provide requested products and services (e.g. processing student financial aid requests.)
To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support
For our internal marketing purposes, which include, but are not limited to, sending you material about products, services, updates, etc. that we think may be of interest to you
To test, correct and improve our content, applications and services
To improve Site and service performance and delivery
To prevent potentially illegal activities (including illegal downloading of copyrighted materials in accordance with our Copyright Infringement policy)
To investigate suspicious information that denotes illegal activity such as financial aid fraud
To analyze academic and learning outcomes and preferences
To obtain payment for services that we provide to you
To provide you with information concerning arrangements and other options for the repayment of funds loaned to you for your education
To maintain educational and business records for reasonable periods
And/or as may be required or permitted by legal, regulatory, insurance, audit or security requirements applicable to the Headquarters Academy of Hair Design
We do not share information that we have about you with anyone except in response to subpoenas or for other legal reasons.
The law permits us to share information about our current and former customers with government agencies or authorized third parties under certain circumstances. For example, we may be required to share such information in response to subpoenas or to comply with certain laws.
If you become a student, your educational records are subject to the U.S. Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, state laws and school policies. Students have the right to limit access to FERPA-defined directory Information about them. Consistent with the FERPA, HAHD will not release personal student information, other than public directory information, to other parties unless we receive explicit written authorization to do so. HAHD students can read more about directory information in the school’s student handbook. Examples of directory information include first and last name and if a student is in attendance. Enrolled students can restrict release of their directory information by contacting the Office of the Registrar.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as birth dates, social security numbers), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
In order to apply to the Academy using this website, a user must give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to evaluate your qualifications for the program, financial aid and availability. We may contact you about the program, and/or your enrollment status after submission.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
We share information about our students with the federal and state government, private lenders and other agencies to process financial aid requests. We also share information about our students as required for state and federal reporting, to process student records with the North Dakota State Board of Cosmetology, with the National Accrediting Commission for Career Arts and Sciences and/or other agencies as may be required or permitted by legal, regulatory, insurance, audit or security requirements applicable to the Headquarters Academy of Hair Design.
We partner with authorized third parties to provide specific academic, business, career or financial services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.