Cyfendry Academy | Cybersecurity Courses

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://cyfendryacademy.com.

Cyfendry was founded on the foundation of inclusivity and empathy. Our students come from diverse backgrounds yet share similar strengths in being tenacious about future-proofing their careers. We offer a proven career pathway solutions for you to thrive in information security and beyond.

Cyfendry’s mission is to provide top of the line training in Information Security, such as Information Systems Auditing, Assurance, IT Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Frameworks. 

The goal is to make the transition to Technology and Cybersecurity field seamless and accessible to all.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

At Cyfendry Consulting, LLC., (“Company” or “We”) we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website https://cyfendryacademy.com/(our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this website.

  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website

  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website.

  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

  • Through social media tools, such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Zendesk.

  • When you create video or audio recordings through our platforms.

It does not apply to information collected by

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party; or

  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including

  • Personally identifiable information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”). This personal information may be stored in our databases, email and/or third-party systems such as Ultimate Member, Mailchimp,etc.

  • Financial information such as credit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes, etc.,and save it in our databases and/or third-party systems such as PaySimple, PayPal, etc.

  • Professional information such as your past/future jobs and store such information in our databases

  • We capture user activity such as keyboard strokes, mouse clicks, assignments, labs and store them in our databases or other content management systems.

  • We record your audio and video, and store data in our databases and/or third-party systems such as Zoom, Vimeo, Google Cloud, etc

  • We conduct surveys and store the data collected through surveys in our databases, emails and/or third-party systems such as Survey Monkey, Mailchimp,etc.

  • We collect personal and professional stories and publish that information for public to see.

  • We may make the data and information we collect available for public use for hiring managers, recruiters and/or for general public consumption.

We collect this information

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us;

  • Automatically as you navigate through the Website; or

  • From third parties, for example, our business partners

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you take a survey, or when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, or when you report a problem with our Website

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us

  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

  • Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website

  • Your search queries on the Website

  • Your correspondence with Company via social media and third-party applications, such as but not limited to WhatsApp, Facebook, Zendesk, etc.

  • Video and audio recordings done through self-service assignments, virtual classrooms, professional video recording. etc.

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions and personal information will be encrypted using SSL technology.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Contact information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

To register a complaint or concern, please send us an email at info@cyfendry.com.