Privacy Policy

Updated on May 10, 2023

This privacy statement describes how UMA Education, Inc. and its subsidiary and affiliate companies (collectively “Company”) collect and use the personal information you provide on our “Websites” including but not limited to: , , , , , and . It also describes how the Company collects and stores your browsing data resulting from your visit to our Websites. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

This policy applies to the information we collect:

It does not apply to information collected by:

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 Websites. By accessing or using the Websites, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Notification of Privacy Policy Changes). Your continued use of the Websites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the 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, do not use or provide any information on our Websites about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. 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 a child under 13, please contact us at

Collection of Personal Information

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, phone number, how you heard about us, program of interest, nature of inquiry, comments, and campus location. We collect details of transactions you carry out through our Websites. You may be required to provide financial information when making a payment on our Websites. 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. Each manner in which we collect personal information about you identified in this text occurs only when you voluntarily provide information to us.

As is true of most websites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system. The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

Use of Personal Information

We use this information to:

We may use 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 other Company 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. 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 Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our activities such as providing our services 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:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, requires certain educational institutions to establish and publish a written institutional policy regarding student privacy rights under FERPA. The law provides that except in limited circumstances the institution must not disclose, without appropriate consent, the education records of its students. Ultimate Medical Academy is covered by FERPA and its FERPA policy is located in the Ultimate Medical Academy Catalog. The Catalog, Supplements, and Addendum are available on the Ultimate Medical Academy website at: .

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies, for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information.

We use other companies to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors to our Websites.

If you interact with our chat functionality on our Websites our third-party vendor may collect chat and messaging transcripts on behalf of Company, information on behalf of and/or requested by Company, such as information related to your browsing and online behavior, and activities, and automatic information, such as IP address, operating system, and type of device used.

If you interact with any of our information forms, on our Websites or our third-party websites where the Company is mentioned for the purposes of collecting your personal information for obtaining information, we work with third-party technology providers, including session replay technology, which captures your entries in the information request forms and by using the Websites and third-party websites where the Company is mentioned for the purposes of collecting your personal information for obtaining information, you grant express prior consent for their 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. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our communications and marketing campaigns.

We use third parties to gather information about how you and others use our Websites. For example, we will know how many users access a specific page and which links they clicked on. The information may include videos that show how users interact with our Websites by capturing your mouse movements, scrolls, and clicks and by capturing entries into forms, but with such keystrokes being masked. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our Websites are used.

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

Links to Other Web Sites

Our Websites includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Company. 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 s tatement of any website you visit.

Google Analytics & AdWords/Microsoft Bing Ads

We use Google Analytics to measure site traffic and visitor activity to improve content and services for students and key stakeholders.

We use first-party Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Microsoft Bing Ads cookies to present messages to site visitors through remarketing.

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.

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 mos t 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, not all functionality offered by Company will be available or will work as effectively for you.

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 because a common industry standard for DNT has not been adopted. Company will continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology.


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. 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. When you receive a call or text from Company, it has been initiated by a Company representative.

How to Opt-Out

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


To request more information, text HELP to the five-digit short code from which the text messages are being sent.

Social Media Policy

Company is pleased to provide learners, students, alumni, and members of the community-at-large, with several online communities in which to hold constructive discussions, solicit advice or input, and provide support to peers.

Participation in such communities is a privilege, not a right, and is reserved for members who conduct themselves in a professional and responsible manner. The social community administrators reserve the right to remove comments and members, who do not follow these guidelines. We welcome your constructive criticism; however as administrators of these communities we retain the right to remove any content that is not consistent with Company’s mission or core values or put personal student information at risk. The communities which are controlled by Company do not necessarily represent our views or endorsements.

The following actions constitute immediate removal from our communities:

Other general guidelines for your consideration:

For questions or concerns please feel free to contact the social media team at


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, contact us at

Notification of Privacy Statement Changes

We may update this privacy statement 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