Thank you for joining the
world’s largest online learning marketplace. We at International Fertility
Academy (“International Fertility
Academy”, “we”, “us”) respect your privacy and want you
to understand how we collect, use, and share data about you. This Privacy
Policy covers our data collection practices and describes your rights to
access, correct, or restrict our use of your personal data.
Unless we link to a different
the International Fertility Academy websites, mobile applications, APIs or
related services (the “Services”).
It also applies to prospective customers of our business and enterprise
We collect certain data from
you directly, like information you enter yourself, data about your consumption
of content, and data from third-party platforms you connect with International
Fertility Academy. We also collect some data automatically, like information
about your device and what parts of our Services you interact with or spend
We may collect different data
from or about you depending on how you use the Services. Below are some
examples to help you better understand the data we collect.
When you create an account
and use the Services, including through a third-party platform, we collect any
data you provide directly, including:
order to use certain features (like accessing content), you need to create a
user account. When you create or update your account, we collect and store
the data you provide, like your email address, password, phone number,
occupation, skill interests, gender, race, ethnicity, government ID
information, verification photo, age, date of birth, and account settings and
assign you a unique identifying number (“Account
can also choose to provide profile information like a photo, headline,
biography, language, website link, social media profiles, country, or other
data. Your Profile Data will be publicly viewable by others.
of the Services let you interact with other users or share content publicly,
including by posting reviews about content, asking or answering questions,
sending messages to students or instructors, or posting photos or other work
you upload. Such shared content may be publicly viewable by others depending
on where it is posted.
Educational Content Data
you access content, we collect certain data including which courses,
assignments, labs, workspaces, and quizzes you’ve started and completed; content
purchases and credits; subscriptions; completion certificates; your exchanges
with instructors, teaching assistants, and other students; and essays,
answers to questions, and other items submitted to satisfy course and related
content requirements. If you are an instructor, we store your educational
content which may contain data about you.
Student Payment Data
you make purchases, we collect certain data about your purchase (such as your
name and ZIP code) as necessary to process your order. You must provide
certain payment and billing data directly to our payment service providers,
including your name, credit card information, billing address, and ZIP code.
We may also receive limited information, like the fact that you have a new
card and the last four digits of that card, from payment service providers to
facilitate payments. For security, International Fertility Academy does not
collect or store sensitive cardholder data, such as full credit card numbers
or card authentication data.
Instructor Payment Data
you are an instructor, you can link your PayPal, Payoneer, or other payment
account to the Services to receive payments. When you link a payment account,
we collect and use certain information, including your payment account email
address, account ID, physical address, or other data necessary for us to send
payments to your account. In some instances, we may collect ACH or wire
information to send payments to your account. In order to comply with
applicable laws, we also work with trusted third parties who collect tax
information as legally required. This tax information may include residency
information, tax identification numbers, biographical information, and other
personal information necessary for taxation purposes. For security,
International Fertility Academy does not collect or store sensitive bank
account information. The collection, use, and disclosure of your payment,
of your payment account provider.
Data About Your Accounts on Other
may obtain certain information through your social media or other online
accounts if they are connected to your International Fertility Academy
account. If you login to International Fertility Academy via Facebook or
another third-party platform or service, we ask for your permission to access
certain information about that other account. For example, depending on the
platform or service we may collect your name, profile picture, account ID
number, login email address, location, physical location of your access
devices, gender, birthday, and list of friends or contacts.
platforms and services make information available to us through their APIs.
The information we receive depends on what information you (via your privacy
settings) or the platform or service decide to give us.
you access or use our Services through a third-party platform or service, or
click on any third-party links, the collection, use, and sharing of your data
will also be subject to the privacy policies and other agreements of that
Sweepstakes, Promotions, and
may invite you to complete a survey or participate in a promotion (like a
contest, sweepstakes, or challenge), either through the Services or a
third-party platform. If you participate, we will collect and store the data
you provide as part of participating, such as your name, email address,
postal address, date of birth, or phone number. That data is subject to this
the promotion or survey, including for notifying winners and distributing
rewards. To receive a reward, you may be required to allow us to post some of
your information publicly (like on a winner’s page). Where we use a
third-party platform to administer a survey or promotion, the third party’s
Communications and Support
you contact us for support or to report a problem or concern (regardless of
whether you have created an account), we collect and store your contact
information, messages, and other data about you like your name, email
address, messages, location, International Fertility Academy user ID, refund
transaction IDs, and any other data you provide or that we collect through
automated means (which we cover below). We use this data to respond to you
and research your question or concern, in accordance with this Privacy
We use your data to do things like provide our Services, communicate with you, troubleshoot issues, secure against fraud and abuse, improve and update our Services, analyze how people use our Services, serve personalized advertising, and as required by law or necessary for safety and integrity.
We use the data we collect through your use of the Services to:
We use appropriate security
based on the type and sensitivity of data being stored. As with any
internet-enabled system, there is always a risk of unauthorized access, so it’s
important to protect your password and to contact us if you suspect any unauthorized
access to your account.
Academy takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized
access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal data that we
collect and store. These measures vary based on the type and sensitivity of the
data. Unfortunately, however, no system can be 100% secured, so we cannot
guarantee that communications between you and International Fertility Academy,
the Services, or any information provided to us in connection with the data we
collect through the Services will be free from unauthorized access by third
parties. Your password is an important part of our security system, and it is
your responsibility to protect it. You should not share your password with any
third party, and if you believe your password or account has been compromised,
you should change it immediately and contact our Support Team with any concerns.
You have certain rights around the use of your data, including the ability to opt out of promotional emails, cookies, and collection of your data by certain third parties. You can update or terminate your account from within our Services, and can also contact us for individual rights requests about your personal data. Parents who believe we’ve unintentionally collected personal data about their underage child should contact us for help deleting that information.