Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE: May 30, 2018

Texas Coffee School

Internet Privacy Policy

T.B. Vincent Co., LLC, herein referred to as “Texas Coffee School” respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which Texas Coffee School protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors to sites on the World Wide Web that are owned and operated by Texas Coffee School, including:

  • texascoffeeschool.com

This privacy statement provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.


Texas Coffee School Online Security Information

Texas Coffee School is committed to giving its customers a pleasurable and secure shopping experience. Credit card fraud is rare on the Internet, but it could happen. If you experience credit card fraud, simply notify your credit card company in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures. Most companies will either cover all of the fraudulent purchases or hold you liable for a maximum of $50.00.

Our security: Before entering your credit card information, you will notice that your browser will switch to secure mode. This is normally shown by a key or lock symbol on your browser’s status bar. This tells you that you have successfully begun to encrypt (scramble) information transferred from you to the Internet. This technology is known as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and is known to be a very safe means for encrypting data over the Internet. We support up to 128-bit security depending on the country you live in and the browser you are using.


Privacy of Personally-Identifiable Information

In order to provide you with the best products, information and customer service, we record a variety of information from your visit to our site. For your protection, we provide this notice explaining our on-line information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

What personal information do we collect and how do we use it?

Texas Coffee School typically receives specific data about its website visitors only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when our visitors request information, purchase or register for classes or services, open a customer support inquiry ticket, provide resume information for employment opportunities, register for our newsletter, request information about our company, products, and services, or send us e-mail. Of course, some of these activities require that you give us information, such as when you make a purchase, use a credit card to pay for services, submit your resume, or request certain types of information. When you provide personally-identifiable information to Texas Coffee School through our website, it will be used to fulfill your specific request. In most cases, you will be given the opportunity to select whether you do, or do not, want Texas Coffee School to use this information for additional purposes. You may also directly request that Texas Coffee School not use your information by simply sending an e-mail to info@texascoffeeschool.com and specifically requesting as such.  Absent any instructions from you, Texas Coffee School may use information you provide to inform you about additional services and products offered by Texas Coffee School, Texas Coffee School authorized agents, and other goods and services providers with whom Texas Coffee School has trusted relationships and whose offerings might be of interest to you. Texas Coffee School will not, however, sell or trade your personally-identifiable information unless we are authorized or legally required to do so. On texascoffeeschool.com where you may provide Texas Coffee School with credit card or other ordering information via the web, Texas Coffee School protects and secures this information by employing commercially customary web-based security and encryption protocols, examples of which include Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Secure Electronic Transaction (SET). On those sites where you voluntarily offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, Texas Coffee School will treat that portion of the information as non-confidential and nonproprietary and, except as otherwise expressed in this privacy statement, Texas Coffee School assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure.


Non Personally-Identifiable (Generic) Information

In general, Texas Coffee School gathers some generic information automatically. Generic information does not reveal the identity of the visitor. It usually includes information about the Internet address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visitors, and the Texas Coffee School sites visited. Texas Coffee School gathers this information for the limited purpose of determining customer service, marketing, and website needs.

Cookies

Texas Coffee School uses a feature of your Internet web browser called a cookie to assign an identification code to your computer. Cookies are files that your web browser places on your computer’s hard drive. We only use cookies to keep track of items you put into your shopping cart, to tell us whether you have visited texascoffeeschool.com previously, and to help us determine whether you came to texascoffeeschool.com from a particular Internet link or advertisement. We do not and cannot use cookies to retrieve personal information about you from your computer unless such information was knowingly and willingly provided by you to Texas Coffee School. Cookies do not provide us with access to any credit card information. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse it.

Third-Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.


Links To/From Other Sites

To enhance your shopping experience, the texascoffeeschool.com site may have links to other sites on the Internet that are owned by third party vendors and other third parties [external sites], or you may come to texascoffeeschool.com from a link from an external site. These other web sites will have their own rules on privacy that you should review. texascoffeeschool.com is not responsible for the privacy policies of external sites..


Your Texas Coffee School hosted website, server, bulletin boards, forum, Third-Party Sites

Information that you disclose in a public space, including on any bulletin board, chat room, or website Texas Coffee School may host for you as part of your Texas Coffee School services, is available to anyone else who visits that space. Texas Coffee School cannot safeguard any information you disclose in these locations. Additionally, Texas Coffee School websites contain links to sites that belong to third parties unrelated to Texas Coffee School. Texas Coffee School cannot protect any information you may disclose in these sites and recommends that you review the privacy policy statements of those sites you visit.


Exceptions and Limitations

Not withstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, Texas Coffee School (i) cooperates fully with state, local, and federal officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to Texas Coffee School) or purported unlawful activities of any user of the Service, and (ii) takes reasonable measures to protect its proprietary rights. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, Texas Coffee School may be required to disclose personally identifiable information. In addition, Texas Coffee School may elect to monitor the areas of communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Texas Coffee School; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of Texas Coffee School or others. In connection with the potential sale or transfer of any of its interest in texascoffeeschool.com and other sites owned by the company, Texas Coffee School will not sell or disclose any personally identifiable information to a third party that (i) concentrates its business in communication products or services; (ii) agrees to the obligations of this policy statement.


Records Retention and Destruction Policy

At Texas Coffee School, we are required under Texas Education Code § 132.003(a)(8) to maintain records of your attendance, fees paid, and any refunds given for a period of at least three years from course completion, and to provide proof of such record-keeping on request to the Texas Workforce Commission or other authorized agency. After three years, all attendance, fee, and refund records will be destroyed for the protection of your privacy and payment information.