Privacy policy

1) Introduction

The University of New York in Prague is committed to protecting the private information of the users to our website, www.unyp.cz. To insure that your personal data remains secure we are regularly communicating our privacy policy and guidelines to all University of New York in Prague employees and we strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company. 

This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices regarding the collection, use and worldwide transfer of personal information collected through our website www.unyp.cz, as well as personal information gathered by the University of New York in Prague in relation to admissions, newsletter registration, question forms, and payment.

The University of New York in Prague is a wholly owned company and is the sole collector of all information via our website www.unyp.cz and we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data. In this statement we announce our website’s policies regarding the collection, use and transfer of your personal data, the security methods the University of New York in Prague will use to protect such data and your right to access. By using this website, you state your agreement to the terms and conditions set out within this Policy.  If the terms set forth within this Privacy Policy are not acceptable for you for any reason please do not use www.unyp.cz.

2) Personal Information collected

The University of New York in Prague is an institution of higher education, and for these purposes we collect a variety of personal data necessary to provide such services in a secure and highly confidential database accessible only by the University. The University of New York in Prague treats all Personal Information in a manner consistent with the requirements of EU Directive 95/46 and following EU legislation. Where the University of New York in Prague processes personal information in countries that have not received an “adequacy” finding pursuant to Articles 25 and 26 of the Directive, the University of New York in Prague shall ensure that processing of personal information in such countries are made in compliance with the applicable requirements of Articles 25 and 26 of the Directive.

If you choose not to disclose personal information via our website, then the University of New York in Prague may be unable to provide you the services offered by this web site or consider your application, since education and other personal information may be necessary in order to evaluate your application. Should you wish to remain an active applicant but do not submit your personal information via our website, www.unyp.cz, then you are recommended to contact someone within the University of New York in Prague by email with your information and/or to set up an appointment. Email addresses to local offices can be found on www.unyp.cz.

The University of New York in Prague recommends that you do not provide data deemed as sensitive information about yourself through our website; however, we do not forbid the collection of such data. Your choice to provide such data remains a personal decision. This data is not required by the University of New York in Prague for eligibility, and data deemed sensitive could be, but is not limited to, information related to race or ethnicity, political views, religion and/or similar beliefs, physical and/or mental health impairments, sexual preference, or criminal record. If, for any reason, you do wish to provide such information deemed as sensitive data, the University of New York in Prague accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the methods described throughout this Privacy Policy.

3) Information security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain accuracy of data and ensure proper use of information, www.unyp.cz has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures to safeguard all information collected online. All sections of the website in which personal information is submitted or exchanged employ industry-standard SSL encryption.

The University of New York in Prague will not process, use or transfer personal data in such a way that is not in line with that which is outlined in this Privacy Policy, we will use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We also will use our best efforts to protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

The provision of personal information by you is entirely voluntary and you have the right not to provide personal information. If you need further assistance accessing, updating, correcting or removing your personal information, or if you no longer desire our services, please e-mail the University of New York in Prague at: unyp@unyp.cz.

4) Link to other Internet sites, cookies and data tracking

The University of New York in Prague website includes links to third party websites and you should be aware that when you leave www.unyp.cz to go to other, third party websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the University of New York in Prague website site. Information collected by third party websites are not covered by the statements made in this Privacy Policy, and may be subject to other less strict policies. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, nor is the University of New York in Prague responsible for, any content, privacy practices, or conduct of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website to read the privacy policies of each and every web site, including those that collect personally identifiable information.

Please be aware that certain sections of the University of New York in Prague website do contain cookies. Cookies are packets of information that are stored on your computer’s hard drive. At www.unyp.cz, cookies allow us to keep track of the areas of the website you visit and thereby offer you easy access to the information you find most relevant. No secure information or information about your personal identity is ever contained within our cookies.

The University of New York in Prague monitors visitor traffic patterns throughout the website by logging Tracking Data, which is collected automatically from each website visitor. Tracking Data may include personal information such as the IP address of the visitor’s computer, its browser type and operating system, the referring site, which pages of the website were visited, the order in which they were visited and which hyperlinks were “clicked.”

The University of New York in Prague uses Tracking Data in aggregate form to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the website. 

The University of New York in Prague website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

The data collected by Google for its subsequent analysis includes:

  • Technical data regarding your device (model, operating system, specific device identifiers, and mobile network information, including any phone number associated to the device, etc.);
  • Logging on data (search enquiries, phone numbers used to make, receive & forward calls, time, date, length & type of calls, etc.);
  • Internet protocol address;
  • Device activity (settings, browser types, languages, system operations, dates & times of URL request & referral;
  • Cookies specifically linked to your browsers or accounts;
  • Location (IP address, GPS, Wi-Fi access points and cellular towers);
  • Application installation data (installing & uninstalling certain services);
  • Localized device storage (browsing history, caches, etc.);
  • Cross-website cookies or anonymous identifiers (Google features or ads appearing on other sites).

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

5) Changes to our Privacy Policy

The University of New York in Prague reserves the right to modify or amend the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here. Please revert back to this Privacy Policy from time to time to be informed. If you do not wish to continue using this website after reading the revised Privacy Policy, you will be given an opportunity to opt-out.

Nothing contained in this Privacy Policy is intended to create a contractual agreement or legal relationship between the University of New York in Prague and any user visiting the website or provide identifying information in any form.

6) Copyright law

The owner and provider of the Internet site www.unyp.cz is the private university, the University of New York in Prague, which in accordance with the act number 121/2000 Coll., Copyright Act is authorized to exercise a law of property upon this internet site. (further only as "Providers").

All rights including copyright in the content of www.unyp.cz web pages including all Web site design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software compilations, underlying source code, software (including applets) and all other material on this Web site are owned or controlled by the Providers. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The Providers and Users of this web pages signify their agreement to these Conditions of Use. Their discretions and duties abide by these conditions. The terms and conditions refer to every visitor of these web pages (further only as "Users"). By using any page of this site or any information mentioned on the Providers’ site, Users signify their agreement to these Terms and Conditions. If Users do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, they should not use this site.

7) User Behavior

Users cannot interfere in the security of this website, cannot use this website to spread harmful computer viruses, and cannot try to enter publicly inaccessible parts of this website. The User is obligated to respect the Providers’ copyright.

8) Responsibility and Legal Competence

Contingency resulting from using this web site, lie exclusively with the User and the Providers do not accept any responsibility. All the quarrels at law that arise in connection with using this website will be heard at a competent court in the Czech Republic and according to legislation of the Czech Republic.

If for any reason any provision of these Conditions, or any portion thereof became unenforceable, that provision shall be considered separable from the remainder of these Conditions and shall not affect the intent of these Conditions, and the remainder of these Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.

9) Accessibility Declaration

The Providers of the website declare that this website tries to be maximally accessible in its content and all its functions for all Internet users.

The content page of the presentation is created by XHTML, the visual one by the use of CSS 2.

The pages are drawn for the Internet browsers Explorer 9 and Firefox. We do not guarantee correctness with some other Internet browsers. The most suitable graphics resolution is 1024 x 768.

10) Author

The web site was created by an Internet agency CENTARIO. If you have any questions or if any technical difficulties occur, please, do not hesitate to contact us info@centario.cz.

 

Date of last revision: May 17th, 2016

11) Questions

If you have any questions about your personal information, please e-mail University of New York in Prague at unyp@unyp.cz.

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