Zoni Language Centers, Inc.

Web Site Privacy Policy


Zoni Language Centers, Inc’s (“Zoni,” "we," "us" or "our") is committed to protecting our users’ information and to making our users aware of our practices regarding the privacy of their information in connection with the use of our web site located at (the “Site) and the registration or payment for our courses. This Privacy Policy guides our collection, storage and use of our users’ information.


Information Collected

Zoni shall only collect personally-identifiable information to the extent reasonably necessary for legitimate business purposes. Zoni may collect:

1. Information voluntarily provided by you on the Site, such as your personal contact information, credit card information and other relevant information when requesting information about or signing up for updates, newsletters, reminders for events or courses, special dates or offers;

2. The domain names and IP addresses of users' web browsers; and
3. Information on what users access, utilize or visit on or through the Site.


We also collect information from you when you register or pay for a course, or sign up for housing or transportation to the airport. This includes information about you as well as about your designated course registrant(s). This information may include:


1. Names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses;

2. Courses purchased;

3. Visa and medical insurance status;

3. Whether housing or airport pick up services are needed; and

4. Whether the registrant has medical conditions or allergies so we can determine whether the registrant needs special care or help, or notify the registrant’s host family of such issues.


We may also maintain a record of your online order history, purchases and the aforementioned information.


How the Information is Used and External Distribution

Zoni may also use the information you give it to provide services to you and to provide information and notices (such as emails, newsletters, alerts, information regarding classes and events, products or services) from Zoni, and that Zoni thinks you may find interesting or useful. You may choose to opt out of these distributions from Zoni to you by using the opt out mechanism provided here: or by sending by certified mail to Zoni a written opt out election to the attention of: Julio Nieto, Zoni Language Centers, Inc., 22 W 34th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA.

Additionally, Zoni may use the information you give it for confirmation of registrations or other actions you take on the Site. In addition to information distributed by Zoni, you may also have access to information posted by other users on the Site.  Zoni does not endorse such third party postings, and makes no representations or warranties regarding such third party postings.


Distribution to Third Parties of Personally‑Identifiable Information and of Confidential Information

External distribution does not include certain limited distributions such as sharing personally-identifiable information with a third party working on behalf of Zoni, a transfer of personally-identifiable information in connection with the sale of Zoni assets or the merger or acquisition of Zoni or the disclosure of personally-identifiable information in connection with legal proceedings, investigations of crimes, or other governmental investigations. Transferring personally-identifiable information in connection with a sale, merger or acquisition and sharing personally-identifiable information with an entity or person working on behalf of Zoni is considered an onward transfer to third parties and is permitted under this policy.  


Communications From You

Any communication or material you transmit to us or post or upload to the Site, or otherwise, including any content, data, questions, comments, or suggestions, will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent expressly stated otherwise in this Privacy Policy, anything you transmit, post or upload may be used by us for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, you expressly agree all content and materials that you post, upload or transmit to the Site or that you provide to be displayed or published on the Site or shared with other users of the Site are publicly available and you agree that you have no privacy expectations with respect to such information and content.


Use of Cookies

Zoni uses “cookies”.  “Cookies” are elements of data that a web site can send to a user’s browser and store on a user’s computer. Cookies can note that a user’s browser was used to visit certain sites or pages on a certain date. Zoni uses cookies to enhance navigation and functionality of the Site. Zoni also uses cookies to let it know how visitors are using the Site, so that it can improve the Site and a user’s experience on it. 



You acknowledge and agree that Zoni may preserve or disclose any personally-identifiable information if it reasonably believes disclosure is required by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process, including but not limited to civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (b) enforce this Privacy Policy and the Site’s Terms and Conditions or as necessary or appropriate to operate the Site or provide courses or services to you; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Zoni, its affiliates, its officers, directors, instructors, users or third party providers or the public.



The Site may provide links to web sites of third parties that Zoni thinks you will find interesting and useful. Zoni is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices of these other sites. Zoni does not endorse these other sites, and makes no representations or warranties as to the content available on those sites, or the services and/or products offered by those sites.  You should review the privacy policy and terms of use of any such third party site to confirm such third party’s policies and procedures.


Access, Review and Correction

Any user can, by emailing Zoni at or by writing to Julio Nieto, Zoni Language Centers, Inc., Julio Nieto, Zoni Language Centers, Inc., 22 W 34th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA, review and correct personally-identifiable information with respect to such user that has been collected by Zoni.   


Any user that accesses all or any part of the Site, or registers or pays for courses on the Site, agrees that such user is at least eighteen years old, and has agreed to accept this Privacy Policy and the Site’s Terms and Conditions.


Each time a user accesses the Site, this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of the Site should be reviewed because Zoni reserves the right to change them from time to time without notice. Your continued use of the Site after such changes have been made constitutes your acceptance of such changes. The revised Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions shall become effective and govern the use of the Site immediately upon such revised Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions being initially posted on the Site.


Governing Law; Venue 

By accessing the Site, you agree that any dispute with respect to privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of the Site. Any claim arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions or the privacy of users’ information shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws provisions. You agree that in the event of any dispute or claim with respect to this Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions or any privacy issues, the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue for bringing any such action shall be the federal and state courts located in the Borough of Manhattan in the City of New York in the State of New York, U.S.A., and you waive any claim of immunity and defenses of inconvenient forum or lack of personal jurisdiction.   You and Zoni waive any and all rights to a jury trial.   


Effective Date

 This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 24, 2012.

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