Effective Date: May 22, 2023

Code Ninjas Tanglewood (“we” or “us”) respects the importance of the privacy of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines our current policy on personal information concerning center customers, online customers and website visitors and covers the operations of our center, business development and use of our website (www.cntanglewood.com, Site).

Through the Site, we are providing you with information about products and services offered at our location, including educational programs for children, completeing customer satisfaction surveys and receiving email notifications, SMS notifications, and notifications from other mediums (collectively, the “Services”).

This Privacy Policy applies to our use of Your Information as a result of you using the Site and Services, and does not apply to the following:

  • information collected through mediums other than the Site;
  • information collected through the Site and/or Services, where a separate privacy policy expressly applies in lieu of (and not in addition to) this Privacy Policy, such as a sweepstakes entry (you should refer to the official rules and privacy policy for each individual sweepstakes for specific policies regarding information sharing and disclosure pursuant to sweepstakes entry);
  • information collected by any person or entity other than us, even if related to the Site and/or Services (such as a third-party website, content, application or lead form), unless and until such other person or entity provides such information to us; or
  • non-personally identifiable information, which standing alone, cannot be used to determine your identity; provided, however, that if we link such non-personally identifiable information with Your Information in a manner that can be used to determine your identity, then this Privacy Policy will apply.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully prior to accessing or using the Site and/or Services. If you do not want Your Information used or disclosed in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, then you should not use the Site and/or Services or provide us with Your Information.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

We may collect information about you directly from you and from third parties, as well as automatically through your use of the Sites, Portals, and/or Services.

Information collected directly from you:

When you use the Site and/or Services, certain areas or features may require you to provide personal information. If you request program information on the Site or at our center, the Site or the center collects your name, email address, phone number, etc. (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”), and information about your child or children that you provide to us (e.g., name and birthdate). When you contact us, we may request your PII, geographic location, and information about the purpose of the contact and collect this information.

We may invite you to post content on the Site, including your comments and any other information that you would like to be available on the Site, which may become public. If you post content on the Site, all of the information that you post will be available to authorized personnel of us. You expressly acknowledge and agree that we may access in real-time, record and store archives of any User Generated Content on our server to make use of them in connection with the Site and/or Services. If you submit a review, recommendation, endorsement, or other User Generated Content through our Site, or through other websites including Facebook, Instagram, Google, Yelp, and other similar channels, we may share that review, recommendation, endorsement or content on the Site or other locations.

Information collected from third parties:

We also may collect Your Information from third parties. From time to time, you may interact with third-party sources in connection with the Site and/or Services, and we may therefore collect information about you from these sources. Third-party sources may include social media websites (i.e., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or others), blogs, other users, our third-party service providers and our other business partners. For example, if you use, access or interact with the Site on or through a social media website or any features of such social media website (such as a Facebook Like button), then we will receive certain information about you from the social network automatically. The information that we will receive depends on the social network and your privacy settings.

Any information about you that we collect from such third-party sources will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and may also be subject to the privacy policies and practices of such sources. You should review all terms of use and privacy policies of such sources prior to disclosing information to them. If you have any questions about how these sources use your information or their respective terms of use or privacy policies, you should contact them directly.

Information collected automatically:

We may automatically collect the following information about your use of the Site and/or Services through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies: your domain name; your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; the length of time you visit the Site; and the referring URL or the webpage that led you to the Site. In addition, we may collect information regarding application-level events, such as crashes, and associate that temporarily with your account to provide customer service.

We may combine this information with other PII collected from you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. Visitors to the Site who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Site, but some features may not function.

Location data:

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide certain features of our Site and to improve and customize our Site. You can enable or disable location services when you use our Site at any time by way of your device settings.

Tracking & cookies data:

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site, and we hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Site. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED

We may use Your Information, including your PII, for the following purposes:

  • To provide the Services to you, to communicate with you about your use of the Services, to respond to your inquiries, to fulfill your orders, and for other customer service purposes.
  • To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using the Site and/or the Services.
  • For marketing and promotional purposes. For example, we may use your information, such as your email address and/or cellular phone number, to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information that may interest you. We also may use the information that is collected from you to assist in advertising the Services on third-party websites. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided in any email we send.
  • To better understand how users access and use the Site and/or Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, in order to improve the Site and/or Services and respond to user desires and preferences and for other research and analytical purposes.
  • To protect the rights and interests of us, such as to resolve any disputes, enforce the Terms and Conditions, or to respond to legal process (such as a summons in a lawsuit or subpoena).
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Site, and in any other manner we describe when you provide Your Information.

RETENTION OF DATA

We will retain your Your Information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Your Information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Site, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

TRANSFER OF DATA

Your Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Your Information, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Information will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

SHARING INFORMATION

We will share your credit card number or any other financial information with any third party except to complete your transaction and to verify your credit card information. We and/or Franchised Locations may share your personal information with third parties in the following instances:

Legal Disclaimer:

We shall disclose Your Information when required by law or under the good-faith belief that such action is necessary under applicable law. We may disclose Your Information in order to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We also may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, to protect our property or interests or that of our agents and employees.

In addition, since our database is a business asset, in the event we are reorganized or sold to or merged with another company, we may sell, assign, or transfer Your Information to a purchaser of all or substantially all of our business assets, or to an affiliate, as applicable. We also may provide your information to our affiliates and related entities without restriction.

Business Transaction

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable):

We may share some aggregated demographic information (age, zip codes) with some of our partners. This is not linked to any PII. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness.

Third-Party Service Providers:

We may disclose information about individual users to third parties (“Service Providers”) who provide services to us or have a contractual relationship with us. We may also use third-party email providers to assist with sending marketing emails for us.

Third-Party Analytics:

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of the Site. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate the Services. We use these tools to help improve the Services, performance, and user experiences. These third-party entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform our services. We do not share your PII with these third parties, however.

Third-Party Ad Networks:

We may use third parties, such as network advertisers, to serve advertisements on third-party websites or other media (e.g., social networking platforms). This enables us and these third parties to target advertisements to you for roducts and services offered by us in which you might be interested. Third-party ad network providers, advertisers, sponsors, and/or traffic measurement services may use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (including clear GIFs), Flash LSOs, and other tracking technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content to you. These third-party cookies and other technologies are governed by each third party’s specific privacy policy, not this one.

Third-Party Remarketing

We use remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Site. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our site.

SECURITY

We take reasonable precautions to protect users’ information. When users submit information via the Site, we take steps to protect users’ information both online and off-line.

Although we endeavor to create a secure and reliable Site and to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we can assure you that Your Information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. You hereby acknowledge and agree that the we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of any intercepted information in a manner that may violate this Privacy Policy, the law, and/or your personal privacy.

EXTERNAL LINKS

The Site may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties. Please be aware that we exercise no control over linked sites and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. Each linked site maintains its own independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures, and you are encouraged to view the privacy policies of these other sites before providing any personal information. You hereby acknowledge and agree that the we are not responsible for the privacy practices, data collection policies and procedures, or the content of such third-party sites, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the privacy practices, data collection policies and procedures, and/or the content of such third-party sites.

MARKETING USING SMS AND EMAILS

Where lawful to do so, and subject to your consent where required, we may communicate with you by SMS and email to tell you about our products and services. If you wish to opt-out of receiving marketing communications, contact please us directly and we will stop sending you communications.

CONTACT US

Users with questions or concerns regarding their privacy or this Privacy Policy should contact tanglewoodtx@codeninjas.com.

CHANGES IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY

If we decided to change this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this page on the Site and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed or shared.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you here, by email at the most recent email address, if any, you provided to us, or by means of a notice on the Site.