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MORGAN HILL ART SCHOOL.

1295 East Dunne Ave Suite 210

Morgan Hill CA, 95037

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© 2019 Morgan Hill Art School 

Our Policies

Registration Policies

 

How to register online

By clicking “enroll” on a class or workshop page you will start the online registration process.

Registering in person for a class

  • Register in person using a major credit card, cash or check (payable to the Morgan Hill Art School). 1295 East Dunne Ave., Suite 210 Morgan Hill, CA 95037

  • Register by phone at 669.888.3622 and use a major credit card. If we miss your call, please leave a message and we’ll call you back. Do not leave credit card info on message.

  • We do not take payment through the mail.

 

Registration Policies

Discounts on Classes & Workshops

Registration in the same course period of more than one class earns 10% discount on all classes for that course term.

Multiple people in the same family (mother, father, sister, brother) registering in the same course term earns 10% discount for all courses in the same term.

 

Scholarships

Needs-based scholarships are available for kids, teens, and adults. Applications are available online or at our front desk.

 

Enrollment

Spaces are allotted based on availability at the time of payment. Your registration in a class is not guaranteed until your payment is received.

 

Waiting Lists

Once an instructor’s maximum enrollment is reached, names will be placed on a waiting list and students will be notified if an opening occurs. Waitlisted students will be notified in order received and based on their interest in full class registration. You cannot add yourself to the waiting list while registering online — you must do so over the phone or in person.

 

Drop-in Policy

Per-day drop-ins of $30 are allowed in some adult classes with the consent of the instructor or where noted in the description. Students may drop in ONLY one time before they are required to purchase a full class unless otherwise noted.

 

Prorating

Classes are not refunded or prorated due to failure to attend, planned absences, minor illnesses or vacations.

 

Refund Policy

If a class is canceled by the Morgan Hill Art School, your fees will be refunded in full.

We will contact you via email and phone and offer you the chance to transfer into another class or receive a full refund for the class amount. Please allow 2 – 4 weeks for classes that were paid for with check or cash.

If you drop a class:

  • At least 7 business days before the class starts, you will receive 100% refund.

  • Within 6 business days of the first day of class, but do not attend the first class, we will issue you a 75% refund.

  • After the first class, we will issue a 50% refund.

No refunds issued after the second class; classes are not refunded due to failure to attend.

You can receive a full refund credited to your Morgan Hill Art School account and good for another class or credited in full back to your credit card. If you paid with check or cash, please allow 2 – 4 weeks for us to process a refund.

NOTE: If you purchased your class through CourseHorse, then our Refund & Cancellation policy applies to your purchase. If you are entitled to a refund, or have any questions, please visit the CourseHorse site and contact their customer service team.

 

Special Circumstances

Feedback is very important to us. Please take a couple of minutes to contact us to let us know the reason you are dropping your class and help us learn about the best time to contact you if necessary. If you need urgent attention, please call our office.

 

Scholarships

If you receive a scholarship to attend a class and choose not to attend the class, the scholarship is not transferrable but you are welcome to apply again. Please let us know as soon as you can if you will not be using the scholarship so we can reallocate the funds to someone else.

 

Cancellations

We encourage you to register at least one week prior to the start date since minimum enrollment must be met for classes to be held. When enrollment is below minimum five days prior to the first day of class, the class may be canceled. We will make every effort to contact registered students in a timely manner if cancellation occurs. Your fee can be applied to another class or refunded in full.

Attire 

No loose clothing, hoop jewelry, necklaces must be tucked in, long hair must be tied back. No opened toed shoes.

 

Drop Off/ Pick Up

Please do not arrive before 10 minutes prior to class unless you have scheduled an appointment ahead of time.

We agree to supervise students during their scheduled class times, but we do not have staffing to supervise students outside of their class times.  Students picked up more than 10 minutes late will be charged $5 for the first 10 minutes and $1 per minute thereafter. Please come into the studio to pick up your student we do not release students into the parking lot.

 

Sign In/ Sign Out

We require student under the age of 18 to be signed out by the adult that is bringing them to school and picking up.  Students who walk, ride their bikes, drive themselves, etc. may sign in and out for themselves when parent/guardian signs and turns in a release form

 

Sick Students

Please respect the safety of students and staff by excusing yourself from class in case of illness. We reserve the right to ask sick students to leave class.  

Non-Discrimination Policy

Morgan Hill Art School is committed to promoting equal opportunities for all, without regard to race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis proscribed by law.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, please immediately report the issue to our Director or call us at 669-888-3622 and leave a message on our mailbox. Only Board members monitor the mailbox.  If you leave your name and number (preferred), we will follow up with you, but you can also leave an anonymous message.

Preventing Harassment, Sexual or Otherwise

Morgan Hill Art School is committed to providing an environment within which all employees, faculty, students, volunteers, and others are treated with respect and that is free of harassment. Morgan Hill Art School prohibits conduct that is disrespectful, disparaging or unprofessional as well as harassment based on race, color, national origin or ancestry, religious creed, age, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital or family status, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state law. All such conduct violates Morgan Hill Art policy, whether by an employee of Morgan Hill Art School, including supervisors and managers or by Board members, vendors, customers, students, independent contractors including faculty as well as any other persons on Morgan Hill Art School premises or participating in our programs.

Prohibited harassment, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following behavior:

  • Verbal conduct such as epithets, derogatory jokes or comments, slurs or unwanted sexual advances, invitations or comments;

  • Visual displays such as derogatory and/or sexually-oriented posters, photography, cartoons, drawings or gestures;

  • Physical conduct including assault, unwanted touching, intentionally blocking normal movement;

  • Threats and demands to submit to sexual requests as a condition of continued employment or a benefit of employment; ·

  • Retaliation for reporting or threatening to report a violation of this policy;

If you believe you have been the subject of harassment or other prohibited conduct, contact our Executive Director, or the President of the Board of Directors as soon as possible after the incident. It would be best to communicate the details of the incident in writing, but the writing is not mandatory. Morgan Hill Art School will undertake an effective, thorough and objective investigation of the allegations, including talking to witnesses.

If the Morgan Hill Art School determines that harassment or other prohibited conduct has occurred, effective remedial action, up to and including termination, will be taken in accordance with the circumstances involved. A Morgan Hill Art School representative will advise all parties concerned of the results of the investigation.

Morgan Hill Art School will not retaliate against anyone for filing a complaint and will not tolerate or permit retaliation by employees, instructors or co-workers.

 

Hiring Policy

Morgan Hill Art School is an "at will" employer.  We do not offer medical benefits to contracted employees.  All instructors are hired as "at will" contracted employees.

Instructors are paid hourly.

Payments are made to the instructors on the 1st and 15th of the month. 

All instructors will be evaluated after the first course by one or more board members, and again every quarter.

All instructors must pass a background check before hiring. Morgan Hill Art School will reimburse the cost of a background check if completed at partnered organizations

All instructors must complete a course proposal form prior to employment consideration

Upon successful hiring instructors will receive a copy of policies and their contract which must be signed by both instructor and director in order for a contract to commence.

Privacy Policy

Morgan Hill Art School recognizes that you are concerned about privacy. We are committed to preserving your privacy and safeguarding your sensitive information. The following statement describes the general information-gathering and usage practices of our sites.

Our staff, contractors, Internet service providers and others involved in this site follow this policy or similarly strict policies regarding your information.

 

Disclosure

Morgan Hill Art School is committed to fully disclosing our policies regarding the collection, use, maintenance, disclosure and security of personal information obtained from users of our site. The term “personal information” includes a name, address, email address, or any other information, which could be used to contact you directly or to identify you personally.

 

Use and Disclosure Limitations

Morgan Hill Art School only uses personal information about its Web site users for specific purposes. We do not share user information with third parties except when we have told users about the disclosures, when we have prior consent, or when required by law.

Use Policy: When Morgan Hill Art School gathers personal information from users, we ask for permission first. We also disclose, at the time of collection, how the information will be used by us. Personal information is used for activities such as auto-completion of commonly-used forms and helping us contact you when you solicit information from Morgan Hill Art School.

Disclosure Policy: We do not normally disclose personal information to anyone outside of Morgan Hill Art School unless we have previously informed users about the disclosures. However, some data may be used from time to time by outside contractors, including auditors or consultants, to assist us in carrying out necessary financial or operational activities. These uses will be consistent with this privacy policy and all contractors using this potential personal information must agree to safeguard it, to use it only for the authorized purpose, and to return it or destroy it upon completion of the activity. Morgan Hill Art School might be required to disclose personal information in response to a valid legal process such as a subpoena, search warrant or court order.

Although unlikely, it is possible that we may have to make certain disclosures to ensure the security of our Web site, to protect its integrity, or to take precautions against potential liability. In any of these situations, we will take any reasonable steps to limit the scope of the data disclosed.

 

Specific Information Collection Activities

“Contact” Functions. Some pages on our sites offer users the opportunity to email either Morgan Hill Art School, its affiliate organizations or other companies or organizations about specific issues. To do so, users are asked to provide certain personal information to facilitate these communications. This information often includes the user’s name, email address, and, depending on which contact method the user chooses, postal address. This information is used to create a template letter or message from the user to the organization or company and if the user chooses to email the message using our automated function, it will include the user’s email address to as part of the email message. This provides the organization or company a way to respond to users regarding the content of the message.“Subscription” Function. To subscribe to email newsletters offered by Morgan Hill Art School, users are asked to provide certain personal information. This information may include the user’s name, email address, phone number, and postal address. This information is used to process and fulfill only requests directly related to your email newsletter subscription. All our employees and processors who have access to the personal data of users and are associated with the processing of that data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of users’ personal data.

Complaints

Morgan Hill Art School will work with users to resolve any complaints about our privacy policies or practices. If you have a complaint about our privacy and fair information practices policy or about our implementation of the policy, you can write to us at the address listed below. Morgan Hill Art School will try to resolve any problems that arise in a fair and prompt manner.

 

Technical Issues Related to Your Privacy

Morgan Hill Art School uses a number of specific technical tools and techniques to ensure convenient, reliable and timely service. While we work to ensure the security of personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and some of these tools and techniques may affect your privacy concerns.

As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Cookies: Morgan Hill Art School occasionally uses “cookies” to provide convenience features to return visitors. “Cookies” are bits of information that are stored by your browser on your hard drive. As you activate certain information services at our Web site, we create a cookie to help our program remember who you are. The information stored in the cookie we send you contains personally identifiable information but is automatically deleted from your hard disk when you close your browser.

Morgan Hill Art School uses cookies only when appropriate and we never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie from us.

Web Logs: Morgan Hill Art School maintains standard Web logs that record basic information about visitors to our Web site. These logs contain:

The Internet domain from which you came to our Web site.

Your IP address. An IP address is a series of numbers which uniquely identifies your connection to the Internet. Although it is possible in some instances, certain types of IP addresses may be used by interested persons to identify users but we do not attempt to identify users in this way.

The type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Netscape) and operating system (e.g., Windows 98) you use.The date and time you visited the site, and the pages you saw.

We use Web log information to design our Web site, identify popular features, and in similar ways. We do not try to identify individuals from Web logs or to link Web logs to other user information. However, if someone tries to damage our Web site or use it in an unauthorized or illegal way, we may share Web log information with law enforcement agencies. Morgan Hill Art School may provide aggregate information such as the number of users who visit particular pages of the site, or the number of people who link to certain external sites from our site, to other parties.

Links to Other Sites: Morgan Hill Art School does carry advertising on some of its sites and provides links to other sources of information which we believe may be of interest to site visitors. We have no control over the content of the sites to which we link in Morgan Hill Art School’s sites and these sites may have different privacy policies, which we encourage you to review. When you click through to other Web sites, you may get cookies directly from them. Morgan Hill Art School does not see or use these cookies, and we do not control how other sites use cookies.

 

Changes to Privacy Policy

Morgan Hill Art School’s features and services will change over time and our information-gathering practices and policies may also change.

While our philosophy of protecting user information from inappropriate uses and disclosures will not change, this policy will be updated occasionally to include any change that materially affects the collection, maintenance, use, or disclosure of personal information.

Other changes to this privacy policy statement that reflect refinements, improvements, updates, and new features will be made as appropriate and posted as soon as possible. Whenever the privacy policy changes, we will modify the date and version number to reflect that a change was made.

How to Request and/or Correct Information

Although Morgan Hill Art School has no programs or utilities to collect information other than those which have been outlined in this Privacy Policy, you may request in writing any personal information about you that we hold, or correct or amend information about you if it is inaccurate.

Contact

You can contact us by phone at 669-888-3622

or by email at info@morganhillartschool.org

You may contact us by mail at:

Privacy Policy Information
Morgan Hill Art School
1295 E. Dunne Ave. Suite 210
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Effective Date

This privacy policy was last revised on August 16, 2018.