Privacy Policy

Updated on June 6, 2024.

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes how UMA Education, Inc., its subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively, the “Company”, “we,” “us,” or “our”) collect, store and use personal information when you provide it to us through any of our online websites, applications, or services that provide this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Websites”) and when you interact or communicate with us. Our Websites include but are not limited to:,,,,,,,,,,,,, and This Privacy Policy also describes how the Company collects, stores, and uses personal information collected automatically when you interact with our Websites.

This Policy does not apply to:

  • Information collected when you apply to a job with the Company or collected pursuant to your role as an employee, director, or independent contractor of the Company (collectively, “Employees”).
  • Information subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Our FERPA policy is in the Ultimate Medical Academy Catalog or the American Institute Catalog, as applicable. The Catalog, Supplements, and Addendum are available on the Ultimate Medical Academy website at or the American Institute website at ; or
  • Information you submit to a third-party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from (or on) our Websites. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any third-party website you visit.

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

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Websites are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on our Websites. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, you are not permitted to use or provide any information about yourself (including your name, address, telephone number, or email address) through our Websites. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about your child under 13, please contact us at

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Information you provide to us

We collect all or some of the following personal information from you when you voluntarily complete a form on our Websites: name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. We also may collect information such as how you heard about us, your program of interest, nature of inquiry, comments, and campus location. We collect details of your transactions with us including financial information you provide to us when making a purchase or payment. If making a request for admissions or transfer credit, you may also be required to provide information related to prior academic history, employment, or military service. If you choose not to provide this personal information, you may be unable to receive some of the services we offer.

We also collect personal information when you voluntarily provide it or make it available to us by (1) logging into or creating an account on one of our Websites; (2) providing feedback to us through a feedback tool; or (3) logging-in to our Websites through a social media or similar tool, if available.

Information we collect automatically

As is true of most websites, we automatically gather information about your device such as your electronic identifiers (for example, IP address), browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system. We or our partners may maintain it or associate it with other personal information collected in other ways or received from third parties. It helps us to improve our Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized experience.

Use of Personal Information

We use your personal information to:

  • Send you requested product or service information
  • Send you updates about us and our offerings
  • Send you a catalog if applicable
  • Send you a newsletter
  • Send you marketing communications
  • Respond to your questions and concerns
  • Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it
  • Improve the performance of our Websites
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with our Websites
  • Comply with our legal obligations and requests from legal entities

We may use information such as your financial information or payment method to process payment for any purchases, subscriptions, or sales made on our Websites or with Company, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.

Information Obtained from Third Parties

We may also obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from our business partners, contractors, and other third parties. Examples of information that we may receive include: name, email address, mailing address, phone number, how you heard about us, program of interest, nature of inquiry, comments, campus location, purchase history, and additional demographic information. You are only permitted to provide us with personal information about another person if you have the other person’s consent. If you provide us with personal information about others, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.

Information Disclosures

We will disclose your personal information to third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties for any monetary consideration.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our activities such as providing our services, measuring ad performance and traffic of our Websites (as further described in the Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies below), responding to your requests or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • if Company is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Websites of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information; and
  • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies, for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores on your computer. We may also use similar technologies such as web beacons, clear GIFs, pixels, and internet tag technologies to gather information about how you interact with the Websites. We also use third-parties to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors to our Websites.

First-Party Cookies

We use first-party cookies such as Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Microsoft Bing Ads cookies when you interact with our Websites. These cookies help us present messages to site visitors through remarketing.

Third-party Cookies

We use third-party cookies such as Google Analytics to perform ad measurement services, measure site traffic and visitor activity. We use these cookies to improve content and services for students and key stakeholders. These cookies might also be used by third-parties to collect information over time and across different websites to serve advertisements on our Websites, or on other websites.

Visitors can opt-out of the Google Analytics or AdWords through accessing the “Ads Settings” feature in their Google account or mobile application; or by using the Google Analytics opt-out application at or Microsoft Bing Ads by managing your preferences in Microsoft Bing. For more information about Google’s data collection practices visit Google’s Policies and Terms and for more information about Microsoft’s data collection practices see Microsoft’s Privacy Statement.

How to Control Cookies

Web browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you prefer not to receive cookies, you can modify your settings in most web browsers to accept or deny cookies or to request your permission each time a site attempts to set a cookie. Note that if you choose to disable cookies, our Websites may not function as effectively for you.

Visitors can learn more about interest-based advertising, including how to opt-out, by visiting the following

Website Chatbots

If you interact with our chat functionality on our Websites our third-party vendor may collect information necessary to authenticate your identity such as your name and last four digits of your SSN and information related to your browsing and online behavior, and activities, and automatic information, such as IP address, operating system, type of device used, and chat and messaging transcripts on our behalf. Our third-parties collect this information on our behalf so that we can respond to your communications to us and provide you with customer service that you may request.

Website Interactions

We use third parties to gather information about how you and others use and interact with our Websites. For example, our third parties enable us to know how many users access a specific page and which links they clicked on. These third parties may use technologies such as session replay software to capture your mouse movements, scrolls, and clicks and entries into forms. We may use this information to understand and optimize how our Websites are used.

If you interact with any of our information forms, on our Websites or on third-party websites where the Company is mentioned for the purposes of collecting your personal information, we work with third-party technology providers, including session replay technology, which may capture your entries in information request forms. By using the Websites and third-party websites where the Company is mentioned for the purposes of collecting your personal information, you grant express prior consent for such data to be shared with us.

Web Beacons

Our Websites contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our Websites are used; and may also be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients and how recipients interact with our emails. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our communications and marketing campaigns.

Do Not Track

Various browsers currently offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that relies on a technology that sends a signal to websites a user visits about that user’s browser DNT preferences. Our Websites and many of our third-party vendors do not respond to such signals.


You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your cookie settings, visit the settings feature, or help section for your web browser on your device. As stated elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, if you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our Websites may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Express Consent to Receive Telephone Communications

Our Company respects the contact preferences of learners, students, alumni, and members of the community-at-large. We will only call you or send you a text if you have provided your consent to receive such communications from us.

How to Opt-Out

To stop receiving text messages Company number, text STOP to the number from which text messages are being sent. You will then receive confirmation of your opt-out of that number.


To request more information, text HELP to the number from which the text messages are being sent.


The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Websites, you can contact us at

Additional Policy Information

Our Websites offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Websites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to

Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information

To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, you may access your account and make any needed changes or contact us at

Notification of Privacy Statement Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on our Websites prior to the change becoming effective. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.

Non-U.S. Website Users

By using or accessing our Websites from outside the United States, you will have agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your personal information and other information will be sent directly to the United States for processing where data protection and privacy regulations may be different than other parts of the world, such as the European Union, and which may not offer an equivalent level of protection to that in the European Union or certain other countries.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at