Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Scope

ISAC (International School Alliance of China) recognizes and respects the importance of the privacy of our visitors of our websites and users of online systems. This policy accounts for the personal data and cookies etc. used via our websites and online systems. If you do not agree with the terms herein, please do not use this website or online systems and delete the cookies placed by the website.

2. Personal data

On our websites and in the online systems, we collect only those necessary information about name, address, email address, other contact information, age, interests, gender and other personal data relevant and necessary for the use of the services. Our websites and online services are intended for a general audience, and ISAC does not knowingly collect personal data about any person under the age of 18 years.

We collect and process personal data for the following purposes and based on our legitimate interest and/or for fulfillment of a contract as applicable:

Provision of ISAC services and products according to agreed terms;
To accommodate your requests and inquiries for services or information;
Provision of newsletters or notifications, including press releases, offered by ISAC;
The purposes listed in the below cookie section.

We delete or anonymize your personal data when it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected and subsequently processed.

If you have submitted personal data to us, e.g. when registering for a newsletter or a service, you enjoy certain rights to gain access to the data processed about you according to applicable regulations. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data and to rectify the data processed if relevant.

We have implemented appropriate organizational and technical security measures to protect your personal data. We store personal data on servers with limited access located in secured facilities, and our security measures are evaluated on an ongoing basis. The servers are protected by anti-virus software and firewalls, among other measures.

3. Cookies

Our websites use cookies. A cookie is a small text file, which is stored on your computer in order to recognize your computer at recurring visits. The cookie may transmit information via your browser with a purpose of authenticating or identifying the computer (via e.g. the IP address) or the user. Cookies may contain information such as registration data and user preferences. When a server receives a request from a computer which stores a cookie from the website, the server is able to use the information stored in the cookie in combination with the information stored on the server. A cookie cannot collect information from your computer and cannot carry any virus or other damaging files.

The following third parties store the following cookies on this website:

Youtube (provided by YouTube LLC.) to store session preferences (e.g. language) and suggest other content based on your previous uses (only activated when you are logged in to Youtube when visiting our website and only when clicking the YouTube button);

Facebook (provided by Facebook, Inc.) to identify users logged in to Facebook for the purpose of sharing content on Facebook (only when you are logged in to Facebook when visiting our website and only when clicking the Facebook button);

LinkedIn (provided by LinkedIn Corp.) to enable us a) to enable the “follow” and “share” features of LinkedIn (only when you are logged in to LinkedIn when visiting our website and only when clicking the LinkedIn button), and b) to perform statistical analyses of information on business demographics to learn about our visitors;

You may delete cookies if you no longer wish to store them on your computer. However, please note that the high quality of our website may be reduced as a consequence thereof.

4. Changes

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to amend this privacy and cookie policy at any time without providing prior notice to you. We will post the at any time current version of this privacy and cookie policy on the website.

5. Contact details

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or other questions regarding protection of your personal data please contact contact@isac.org.cn.

6. Law and jurisdiction

These terms shall be subject to Chinese law and any dispute, claim, matter of construction or interpretation arising out of or relating to the website, including these terms, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Chinese courts.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24 Sept 2018.