Last Updated September 9, 2020
WHO WE ARE:
religious corporation (“Hartland College”) which owns and operates the products and services
provided herein on adventistmidwives.com (“MMTP”) (collectively referred to herein as
At MMTP, we provide for the transmission of education to develop skills to prepare the
student for more than teaching childbirth or delivering babies. The goal is to uplift Biblically-
based, competent and professional prenatal and postpartum care along with principles of
healthful living—all molded in the love of Jesus—in an endeavor to serve mothers and families
in the best possible way (“Services”).
When you use our Services, you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a
big responsibility and work hard to protect your information and put you in control.
This notice applies to hartland.edu, adventistmidwives.com and any other websites we own
or operate (collectively, our “Website”) and all products and services we provide, including
our online Services, payments, products, applications, and any other apps or services we may
When we say “Personal Data” or “personal information”: we mean identifiable information
about you, including like your name, email, address, telephone number, bank account details,
payment information, or other online identifiers. If you can’t be identified (for example,
when Personal Data has been aggregated and anonymized) then this notice doesn’t apply.
By using the Services, you consent to the collection and use of information by us as set forth
this page so that you will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
under what limited circumstances, if ever, we disclose it. Continued access or use of Services
operated by us, even if we communicate with you on those sites. For example, if you post
something on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube, that information is governed by the privacy
THIRD PARTY ASSESSMENTS
PCI compliance: MMTP uses Stripe Checkout which is PCI-DSS compliant. It is applicable to
any organization that accepts or processes payment cards. Stripe Checkout and Stripe
Elements use a hosted payment field for handling all payment card data, so the cardholder
enters all sensitive payment information in a payment field that originates directly from
Stripe’s PCI DSS validated servers. Stripe mobile and Terminal SDKs also enable the cardholder
to send sensitive payment information directly to Stripe’s PCI DSS validated servers. https://
Infrastructure Security: MMTP hosts our infrastructure with Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS
maintains multiple certifications for its data centers, including PCI-DSS Level 1, ISO 27001,
and SOC2 (view https://aws.amazon.com/security/ for more information on their security
controls and certifications).
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR DATA
When you visit our Website or applications, or use our other Services, we collect Personal
Data. The ways we collect it can be broadly categorized into the following:
• Information you provide to us directly: When you visit or use some parts of our
Website, applications and/or other Services, we may receive information from you, for
example, when you register for an account, make a payment, or provide information
to us in any other way through your use of the Services. If you don’t want to provide
us with Personal Data, you don’t have to, but it might mean you can’t use some parts
of our Website, applications, or other Services.
• Information we collect automatically: We collect some information about you
automatically when you visit our Website, applications, or use our other Services, like
your IP address and device type. We also collect information when you navigate
through our Website, applications, or other Services, including what pages you looked
at and what links you clicked on. This information is useful for us as it helps us get a
better understanding of how you’re using our Website, applications and other Services
so that we can continue to provide the best experience possible (e.g., by personalizing
the content you see).
Some of this information is collected using cookies and similar tracking technologies.
A cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a
website. We, and some of our affiliates and third-party service providers, may use a few
different types of cookies. Some are persistent cookies (cookies that remain on your hard
drive for an extended period of time) and some are session ID cookies (cookies that expire
when you close your browser). Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, MMTP) are
called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called
“third party cookies”.
We also may use other tracking technologies like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking
beacons” or “clear gifs”) and local storage. These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique
identifier that enable us to recognize when someone has visited the Website or opened an
email that we have sent them.
There are also cookies set by third parties across our Website and Services. Third party
cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through our Websites
and Services, such as advertising, interactive content and analytics. They also enable us to
use advertising networks to manage our advertising on other websites. The parties that set
these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in
question and also when it visits certain other websites.
Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with Services available
through our Website or otherwise and to use some of its features, such as access to secure
areas. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Website to you, you cannot
Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either
in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective our
marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Website for you.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are
non-essential to its use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become
MMTP may use the following performance and functionality cookies:
Customization and analytics cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either
in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective are
marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Website for you.
MMTP may use the following analytics and customization cookies:
Facebook (Analytics): We may use Facebook as a medium to talk to customers and to measure
effectiveness of campaigns.
use our websites and services. You can find out more about this service and how Google uses
your data at http://www.google.com/analytics and www.google.com/policies/privacy/
partners/. To refuse this cookie please click on the following available opt-out link: https://
LinkedIn (Analytics): We may use LinkedIn as a medium to talk to customers and to measure
effectiveness of campaigns.
HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?
You can accept or reject cookies by amending your web browser controls. Because they’re
important, our Website and Services might not work like they’re supposed to, and in some
cases, might not work at all, if you decide to reject our cookies.
You can manage your cookie settings by following your browser’s instructions. Here are some
links that might be of assistance:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/17442/windows-
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-
WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR DATA
We use your Personal Data to operate our Website and applications and provide you with any
other Services you’ve requested, and to manage our relationship with you. We also use your
Personal Data for other purposes, which may include the following:
To protect: So that we can detect and prevent any fraudulent or malicious activity, and make
sure that everyone is using our Website, applications, and other Services fairly and in
To market to you: In addition to sending you marketing communications, we may also use your
Personal Data to display targeted advertising to you online – through our own Website,
applications, and other Services or through third party websites and their platforms.
To analyze, aggregate and report: We may use the Personal Data we collect about you and
other users of our Website, applications, and Services (whether obtained directly or from
third parties) to produce aggregated and anonymized analytics and reports, which we may
share publicly or with third parties.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR DATA
There will be times when we need to share your Personal Data with third parties. We will only
disclose your Personal Data to:
• third party service providers and partners who assist and enable us to use the Personal
Data to, for example, support delivery of, or provide functionality on, our Website,
applications, or our Services, or to market or promote our Services to you;
• regulators, law enforcement bodies, government agencies, courts or other third
parties where we think it’s necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, or
to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights. Where possible and appropriate, we
will notify you of this type of disclosure;
• internal reporting; and
• others where we have your consent.
You may be given the option to access or register for our Services through the use of your user
name and passwords for certain services provided by third parties (each of which we refer to
as an “integrated service”). By doing this, you authorize us to access and store the
credentials you provide and your name. You should check your privacy settings on the
integrated service to understand and change the information sent to us through that
carefully before using their services and connecting to our services.
Our Services may contain interactive functionality that allows you to engage with other users
on the services, post comments to forums, to make prayer requests, to upload photographs
and other content (which we refer to as “User Materials“), participate in surveys, and
otherwise to interact with our Services and with other users. If you use any interactive
functionality on our Services that request or permit you to provide us with Personal Data
(including, for example, any services that allow you to post User Materials on any of our
Services), we collect the Personal Data that you provide to us in the course of using these
MMTP partners with payment gateways to process credit card payments and those gateways
maintain their own privacy policies. MMTP partners with various third-party partners to
provide a learning platform. Please consult those policies for details on how your Personal
Data will be handled by those partners.
We will retain your Personal Data for a period of time consistent with the original purpose of
collection, including to pursue our legitimate business interests, comply with our legal, tax or
accounting requirements, resolve disputes and enforce applicable agreements.
It’s your Personal Data and you have certain rights relating to it. When it comes to marketing
communications, you can ask us not to send you these at any time – just follow the
unsubscribe instructions contained in the marketing communication, click on the
“unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing e-mails we send you, or send your request to
You also have rights to:
• know what Personal Data we hold about you, and be able to check to make sure it’s
correct and up to date;
• request a copy of your Personal Data, or ask us to restrict processing your Personal
Data or delete it; and
• object to our continued processing of your Personal Data.
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data
protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Our Website, applications, and other Services are intended for a general audience and not
directed to children under 13 years of age. We do not intend to collect personal information
as defined by the U.S. Children’s Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA“) (which we refer to as
“children’s personal data”) in a manner that is not permitted by COPPA, or by applicable data
protection laws. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we have collected children’s
personal data in a manner not permitted by COPPA, please contact us by sending a letter to
the email address listed on our Contact Us page.
By using any of our Website, applications or other Services, you represent that you are at
least the age of majority in your state or province of residence.
FOR EEA AND SWISS USERS ONLY
For Individuals from the EEA or Switzerland, the following terms also apply. If you are a visitor
from the EEA or Switzerland, our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Data
described above will depend on the Personal Data concerned and the specific context in
which we collect it.
Where we collect Personal Data, we typically only Process it:
• to perform a contract with you;
• when you provide consent;
• where we have legitimate interests to process the Personal Data and they’re not
overridden by your rights; or
• in accordance with a legal obligation.
International Data Transfers (For EEA And Swiss Users Only)
Your data may be transferred outside of the EEA or Switzerland. Where your Personal Data is
transferred outside the EEA or Switzerland, it will only be transferred to countries that have
been identified as providing adequate protection for EEA data (like New Zealand), or to a
third party where we have approved transfer mechanisms in place to protect your Personal
Data – for example, by entering into the European Commission’s Standard Contractual
Clauses, or by ensuring the entity is Privacy Shield certified (for transfers to US-based third
parties). For further information, please contact us using the details set out in the Contact us
CORRECT OR REMOVE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.
If you would like to access, correct, amend, remove or limit the use or disclosure of any
Personal Data about you that has been collected and stored by us, or have it transferred to
another organization, please notify us that we may consider and respond to your request in
accordance with applicable law.
For your protection, we only implement requests with respect to the Personal Data associated
with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we need to verify
your identity before implementing your request.
Please note that we need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to
complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such access, change or deletion.
We’re always happy to hear from you. If you’re curious about what Personal Data we hold
about you or you have a question or feedback for us on this notice, our Website, applications,
or other Services, please reach out and get in touch.
Our email is email@example.com, our mailing address is MMTP, Attention: Kevin Grams, 444 Hartland Oak Dr. Rapidan, VA, 22733.