PRIVACY POLICY

PRIVACY STATEMENT

In this privacy policy, the terms ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are a reference to SAE B.V trading as SAE Institute (SAE), the owner and operator of this web site (Site). We maintain a high standard of on-line conduct and operate the following privacy policies in respect of our users.

To improve our service we may collect information for statistical purposes about the use of the Site, such as the type of browser used, the last site visited, the pages accessed or downloaded, the date and time of the visit and the users’ server address.

We may make use of ‘cookies’ to improve the functionality of this Site, however these will not be used to record any personal information such as your name, contact details, age, gender or other information from which your identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained.

Some sections of our Site may request general personal information about you, for example, if you request a brochure, or complete a survey. We will only use your personal information for purposes for which you have consented and will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent. We may use information provided by you within the SAE group of companies but we will not pass your personal information to third parties, except in the form of aggregate statistics about our users. These statistics will not include information that identifies you.

We will only contact you for direct marketing where you consent. Such contact may include by post, email, phone and SMS. Because this will only be done with your permission we advise you to check the tick boxes on the relevant form carefully. If you have consented to being contacted by us you can later opt out and instructions for so doing are available via the “Unsubscribe” page of this Site.

Any personal information or video or other media content that you voluntarily disclose online (e.g. via graduate submissions, discussion boards, chat areas etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Please note any videos or other media that you submit to the Site may be redistributed through the internet and may be viewed by the public. Published content submitted by you for that purpose is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this privacy policy.

Please note we may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if disclosure is reasonably necessary to safeguard our rights or property, or to lessen or prevent unlawful activity.

We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information collected using this Site from unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, loss or misuse.

Please also be aware that personal information disclosed in publicly accessible online forums (for example a message board or student chat room) may be collected and used by other parties and we encourage you to exercise caution before disclosing personal information on such forums.