Privacy

At Design Institute of San Diego, we understand and support your desire to protect your personal information. The information we collect and retain about you is for the sole purpose of communicating with you, processing your requests for services, and informing you about additional services.

Information Collection and Use Design Institute of San Diego is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways other than as disclosed in this statement. Design Institute of San Diego collects information from our users at several different points on our website. We use their contact information to send communications about our company and services as well as information regarding their existing account. Users may opt-out of receiving this information. Information regarding users is collected by Design Institute of San Diego and may be shared with a third party for traffic analysis and website improvement purposes. This information is not personally identifiable.

Cookies Design Institute of San Diego deposits cookies on user’s hard drives. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. By setting a cookie on our site, the user does not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. A user that rejects the cookie will still have access to our site; however, the user may be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Display Advertising This site uses Remarketing with Google Analytics. Based on a user’s activity on DISD.edu, we store information about the visit (pages visited, your geographic location, how many times you have visited, and if a form submission was completed). We do not collect sensitive user information. DISD and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads across the interenet based on past visits to DISD.edu. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Preferences Manager or Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

IP Addresses We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Sharing We may, from time to time, share aggregated demographic information with our business partners. However, this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. As per the Design Institute of San Diego Privacy Agreement, all confidential marketing and “key word” information will remain confidential.

Links Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Design Institute of San Diego is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware of when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Design Institute of San Diego website.

Security This website takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect our users’ information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When users submit sensitive information via the website, Design Institute of San Diego uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect your information both online and off-line.

Choice/Opt-out Users who no longer wish to receive emails from Design Institute of San Diego may opt-out of receiving these communications by sending an email to info@disd.edu.

Notification of Changes Design Institute of San Diego reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our homepage. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users via email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Disclosures Design Institute of San Diego cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Agreement. As required by law, we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances. While we utilize commercially reasonable security measures, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. In the event that Design Institute of San Diego or all of its assets are acquired, customer information, including any visitor information collected through the site, would be one of the transferred assets.

Design Institute of San Diego will disclose member information in circumstances where we believe that the disclosing of this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other visitors, members, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Design Institute of San Diego reserves the right to disclose visitor or member information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

PRIVACY STATEMENT This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.disd.edu, a Web site owned and operated by Design Institute of San Diego. If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, you should contact our management team by emailing info@disd.edu.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms of Use Please carefully read the following TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. By using this site, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. Design Institute of San Diego, herein referred to as (Design Institute of San Diego) reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. You should check these terms and conditions periodically for changes. By using this site after we post any changes to these terms and conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. Please do not use this site if you choose not to accept these terms and conditions of use.

Scope of Terms and Conditions These terms and conditions apply to your use of this site (“Site”) or other sites that Design Institute of San Diego may own or operate in the future. These terms and conditions do not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites if any, to which the Site only provides links.

Disclaimers UNLESS YOU HAVE A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, THE SERVICES, AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. Design Institute of San Diego DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UNLESS YOU HAVE A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT SO INDICATING, NEITHER Design Institute of San Diego NOR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, FREE FROM HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. NEITHER Design Institute of San Diego NOR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT Design Institute of San Diego OR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability UNLESS YOU HAVE A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL Design Institute of San Diego OR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHETHER DIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL Design Institute of San Diego OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE).

Restrictions on Use of Materials The contents of this Site are protected by national and international copyright and trademark laws and are the property of Design Institute of San Diego and any other owners. Unless you have a contract saying otherwise, you may access the materials located within the Site solely for your own personal use. You may not modify copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the content of this Site, except as necessary to perform the function on the Site. You may not publish, display, or commercially exploit any material from Design Institute of San Diego or other owners of intellectual property displayed on the Site unless you request and receive prior written permission from us or the other owners. If you have a contract with Design Institute of San Diego to use our services, you have permission to commercially exploit the materials in the manner contemplated by that contract. To request our permission, you may write to Web Site Content Administrator, Design Institute of San Diego, Inc. at info@disd.edu. If permission is granted by Design Institute of San Diego or other owners of intellectual property, you may not change or delete any author credit, trademark, legend or copyright notice. You must follow and observe all additional copyright notices or other restrictions contained on the Site.

Links We are not responsible for the availability of any other site to which the Site links. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster.

Indemnity You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Design Institute of San Diego, its representatives, officers, directors, and employees from all liabilities, claims, costs, and expenses, including attorneys fees, that arise from your use of the Site, your posting, downloading or transmission of communications or material on this Site, or from your violation of applicable law.

Privacy Policy Design Institute of San Diego is committed to protecting your privacy and security. Please take a moment to read in detail the steps we take to do so.

Governing Law These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of San Diego, California in the United States of America. Accordingly, the laws of San Diego, California will be used exclusively to construe, govern, and enforce these terms, excluding all conflict of laws rules. Except as provided in the Injunctive Relief section, any action related to or arising out of these terms will be filed only in the San Diego courts and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in San Diego.

Injunctive Relief In the event you breach or threaten breach of this Agreement, you acknowledge and agree that Design Institute of San Diego will be greatly and irreparably damaged and the damage will be difficult to quantify. Therefore, Design Institute of San Diego may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction accepting jurisdiction under this specific provision, who, regardless of the Governing Law provision, will apply the laws of its own jurisdiction in determining whether Design Institute of San Diego will be granted injunctive or other equitable relief to stop your breach or your threat of breach, without impairing, invalidating, negating or voiding Design Institute of San Diego’s rights to relief either in law or at equity.

Miscellaneous If any of these terms and conditions is found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between you and Design Institute of San Diego relating to the subject matter it contains. This agreement may be modified only by our posting of changes to these terms and conditions, or by a writing signed by both parties. Any inquiries concerning these terms and conditions of use should be directed to the info@disd.edu.