Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Southern Texas Careers Academy and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Southern Texas Careers Academy include, STC Academy and Shah. The STC Academy website is a Beauty School Information and pre-registration site. By using the STC Academy website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, STC Academy may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:


  • First and Last Name
  • Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number


Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through STC Academy's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.


We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.


Use of your Personal Information

STC Academy collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.


STC Academy may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from STC Academy and its affiliates.


Sharing Information with Third Parties

STC Academy does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.


STC Academy may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are


prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to STC Academy, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


STC Academy may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on STC Academy or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of STC Academy; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of STC Academy, or the public.


Tracking User Behavior

STC Academy may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within STC Academy, in order to determine what STC Academy services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within STC Academy to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


Heat maps, Google Analytics, third-party analytics, UTM codes


Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by STC Academy. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the STC Academy website.


Use of Cookies

The STC Academy website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.


One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize STC Academy pages, or register with STC Academy site or services, a cookie helps STC Academy to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same STC Academy website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the STC Academy features that you customized.


You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the STC Academy services or websites you visit.




This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


Security of your Personal Information

STC Academy secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. STC Academy uses the following methods for this purpose:


  • SSL Protocol


When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.


We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.


Children Under Thirteen

STC Academy does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.


E-mail Communications

From time to time, STC Academy may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from STC Academy or click on a link therein.


If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from STC Academy, you may opt-out of such communications by Unsubscribe by Clicking on "UNSUBSCRIBE button.".


Changes to this Statement

STC Academy reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.


Contact Information

STC Academy welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that STC Academy has not adhered to this Statement, please contact STC Academy at:


Southern Texas Careers Academy 601 E. Nolana, Suite C

McAllen, Texas 78504


Email Address:


Telephone number:

(956) 687-7772


Effective as of August 27, 2019