What this Policy Covers
Information We Collect
You do not have to provide personally identifiable information to access or use the Website. However, to take full advantage of the Website, you may choose to furnish us with personally identifiable information through the Website. For example, if you create an account, contact us through the website “Contact us” form, or subscribe to our emails, you will be asked to provide your contact information (such as name, email address, and phone number). We will only collect such information through the Site when you provide it to us voluntarily.
Automatically Collected Information
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.
We may also use web beacons or flash cookies. A web beacon or flash cookie (also known as “action tags”, “tracer tags”, or “single-pixel gifs”) is an invisible graphic on a web page that is programmed only to collect Non-Personal Information about your use of a given website. We do not collect Personal Information, such as names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers through such web beacons without your express permission.
We may use third-party web analytics services on the VHL Site, such as Google Analytics. These services help us analyze how visitors use the Site. The information collected for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. To learn more about opting out of these activities, visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Through the VHL Site we do not collect information that would be deemed educational records or student information under Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Vista Higher Learning may use the information we collect for our legitimate interests and business purposes, including to process your requests and transactions, personalize the types of information you receive from Vista Higher Learning, assess trends in your use of the VHL Site or purchases of products or services, develop content and functionality that helps us better serve your needs, and improve the service and products we provide, or for any other reason with your express consent.
We may also use the information we collect through the VHL Site to offer or furnish additional products and services, such as training opportunities and updates, and engage in advertising and marketing activities. You may opt-out of receiving these messages. The following options are available to opt-out of receiving these messages:
- Send email to:
- Send written correspondence to:
- Vista Higher Learning
- Attn: Marketing Services
500 Boylston Street
Suite 620, Boston, MA 02116
- Call (800) 248-2813
- Fax (617) 426-5215
- By using the “unsubscribe” link on any emailed correspondence from Vista Higher Learning
Disclosures of Information to Third Parties
Vista Higher Learning may transfer any information collected through your use of the VHL Site, including but not limited to personal information, to an affiliate or third party as part of a transfer of business assets or reorganization of its business.
Vista Higher Learning may also release personal information collected through your use of the VHL site in special cases in order to comply with requests from law enforcement and government agencies, to protect Vista Higher Learning’s rights and to protect customers and others and otherwise as permitted or required by law. We may do so when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary or advisable, including, for instance, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with the rights or property of Vista Higher Learning, another user, a school with whom any user is associated, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. This includes reporting unsuccessful code redemption attempts and other related information to appropriate school and law enforcement authorities.
For the avoidance of doubt, Vista Higher Learning will not provide any third party with any personally identifiable information collected through your use of the VHL Site for purposes of engaging in targeted advertising. However, Vista Higher Learning may disclose aggregated, anonymized user information or statistics in order to describe the VHL Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful business purposes.
We will retain information collected through the VHL Site, including personal data that we process on behalf of a customer, for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We may also retain this information as necessary to comply with company policy, legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.
User Name and Password Information
If you lose or forget your login information, you may contact us and ask us to change your password to a temporary password. You authorize us to, upon request, send your login information to your email address of record. This means that if you give someone else access to your email, they might have access to your account.
Access and Changes to Your Personal Information
You or your parent or legal guardian may review or correct your personally identifiable information collected through your use of the VHL Site or to delete your VHL Site account. You may also ask us to stop collecting or using some or all of your personally identifiable information. However, please be aware that this may limit or prevent your future use of the VHL Site.
Individuals Located in the State of California: Your Choices
If you are a resident of the State of California, click here for additional information regarding your rights and choices under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
Individuals Located in the European Union: Your Choices
If you are a resident of the European Union or provide Personal Information through this website while located in the European Union, click here for additional information affecting your rights and choices under the GDPR.
Links to Other Sites
International Transfer of Data
Username and Passcodes
Users must keep their VHL Site user names and passwords private and may not share them with any third party, even on a temporary basis. Vista Higher Learning cannot be responsible for unauthorized access to accounts gained through use of user names and passwords obtained from the authorized user. If you suspect that your password has been compromised, please contact Vista Higher Leaning immediately.
Use of VHL Websites by Children under the Age of 13
The VHL Site is not intended for children under the age of 13, and Vista Higher Learning does not intentionally collect personal information from children under 13. If you have reason to believe that we have collected personal information from someone under 13 years of age, please let us know.
Contact Vista Higher Learning
Vista Higher Learning:
500 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Vista Higher Learning takes concerns about privacy and use of personal information seriously, and will reply as quickly as reasonably possible to any report of concern.
Last Updated January 28, 2021