This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Droneversity the owner and provider of this Web Site. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
"Account": means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Material and / or any communications System on the Web Site;
"Content": means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;
"Cookie": means a small text file placed on your computer by Droneversity Ltd when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site.
"Data": means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;
"Droneversity": means Droneversity, ADDRESS;
"Service": means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Droneversity makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;
"System": means any online communications infrastructure that Droneversity makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
"User" / "Users": means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Droneversity and acting in the course of their employment; and
"Website": means the website that you are currently using (www.droneversity.org) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.yourschool.com) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:
- 2.1 name;
- 2.2 date of birth;
- 2.3 job title & profession;
- 2.4 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- 2.5 demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
- 2.6 financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
- 2.7 IP address (automatically collected);
- 2.8 web browser type and version (automatically collected);
- 2.9 operating system (automatically collected);
- 2.10 a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
- 2.11 Cookie information (see Clause 10 below).
3. Our Use of Data
- 3.1 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Droneversity for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site. Data that you may submit through any communications System that we may provide may be retained for a longer period of up to one year.
- 3.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
- 3.3 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security, see Clause 9 below.
- 3.4 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
- 3.4.1 internal record keeping;
- 3.4.2 improvement of our products / services;
- 3.4.3 transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
- 3.4.4 contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Web Site.
4. Third Party Web Sites and Services
Droneversity may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Droneversity requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
5. Changes of Business Ownership and Control
- 5.1 Droneversity may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
- 5.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your Data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
6. Controlling Access to your Data
- 6.1 Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
- 6.1.1 use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
- 6.1.2 sharing Data with third parties.
7. Your Right to Withhold Information
- 7.1 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.
8. Accessing your own Data
- 8.1 You may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.
- 8.2 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data on payment of a small fee.
Data security is of great importance to Droneversity and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.
10. Changes to this Policy
11. Contacting Us
Ashlee Cooper, MLS (ASCP) is the Founder and President of Droneversity. She is a Part 107 certified Remote pilot with an sUAS rating, PA drone association board member, Federal Aviation Administration, Safety Team representative, and the first Black female FAA DronePro in the U.S. North East region. She has developed STEAM-aviation training for multiple organizations. She is also the CEO of Drone Navigations. Develops curriculum. LLC (DN) (now Droneversity) with the mission to continue the Black aviation legacy in the drone revolution. Droneversity’s students have a success rate of 100%. The Beginner Aviation and Drone Navigators programming includes drone camps to prepare students for the future job market, starting with the instruction of her code- learning and drone-flying 4 year old. As an industry member of the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative, Droneversity is committed to creating career pathways for economic development.
Vice President, Faye Paige Edwards
In addition to earning the FAA Part 107 Certification, Faye Paige Edwards, MBA, is a GirlTrek community organizer with a Community Health Worker certification. She has an extended history as an entrepreneur and has provided training in multiple settings. Her responsibilities as President of Dronversity include business and curriculum development and she is a Droneversity Instructor
Dean of Education,
Captain Neferteri Strickland
Captain Neferteri Stickland PMP, CISSP, CEH is a Cybersecurity Strategist and military officer. After joining the Army National Guard she became a certified Private Pilot while still in high school.
Neferteri is a highly effective strategist who motivates others to solve pressing problems and accomplish meaningful goals. She is the creative genius behind two powerful vehicles that are expanding STEM opportunities for all - Teachers & The Third Lieutenant Podcast. Both bring together education stakeholders to achieve the common goal of equal STEM education and careers. Her audience includes scholars, parents, Military Veterans, business and industry, education, non-profits, government, and philanthropy.
Droneversity is honored and humbled to have her as an Education Advisor. Captain Strickland understands the national and global power and promise of drone education, training, and career planning. She is an invaluable resource in executing our global STEM initiative.
Our shared passion is to increase the pool of role models and mentors who offer new perspectives to create and support the development of career paths for a diverse community.
Dean of UAS Flight,
The co-founder of Global Air Media (GAM), a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensed drone services company headquartered in Baltimore. Since 2015 the company has focused on providing drone training, education, mapping, and consultation services to clients around the world. In addition to their commercial services, GAM launched the Global Air Drone Academy (GADA) to promote 'STEAM' technology using drones, drone safety, and entrepreneurship in this emerging industry.
As a licensed drone pilot and engineer, Eno is passionate about inspiring young people to take advantage of the many opportunities in entrepreneurship. Eno recently relocated to Lagos, Nigeria to set up their operations full time in Africa.
GADA has delivered drone technology workshops in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassies in Nigeria, Zambia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan. To date they have provided training to more than 7,000 students in 600+ schools and in 9 countries
Dean of Flight Safety
LaRon McLean is our Air Traffic Control Subject Matter Expert (SME) and the Director of National Airspace Advisement for Drone Navigations. As the Air Traffic Control SME and Director of National Airspace Advisement, LaRon is in a unique position to advise Drone Navigations on how to best collaborate drone operations with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
LaRon began his career as an air traffic control specialist with the United States Air Force (USAF), where he managed several air traffic control facilities throughout the United States. In addition, LaRon has experienced controlling and managing international facilities located in places such as Honduras, Spain, South Korea, Ireland and Afghanistan where International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations were enforced.
LaRon is a decorated veteran who continues to serve in the US military. From LaRon’s several years of air traffic experience he is able to expertly advise the drone community on how to work with the air traffic to ensure safe and well-ordered operations.
LaRon holds a bachelor’s degree of science in air traffic control management and airway safety. We are thrilled to count LaRon among our distinguished members of the Droneversity team.
Lead Flight Instructor
Kent Tribbett is multi-talented. Upon returning to the United States after success as an international basketball player, he enjoyed broadcasting and transportation specialist careers. In 2018 he began flying drones recreationally. Next he earned an FAA commercial drone pilot license and now serves as Droneversity’s Drone Fleet and Obstacle Course Manager. He is a drone media consultant; builds and repairs drones; teaches robotics; and FPV Drone Racer. Highly skilled in drone flight, he conducts training and instruction for beginners to experts, with weekend sessions. Additionally, he enjoys coaching youth in multiple sports, including basketball.
Dr. Je’Nai L Righter is one of the nation’s emerging leaders in Higher Education. Her areas of expertise include enhancing equity in institutions' campus climate, policies, leadership, and operations. Dr. Righters’ life and career have shown her to be a champion for women, minorities, and those who have been marginalized by societal and economic barriers. Most recently she was the first woman of color to hold an upper-level position, serving as an Assistant Dean of Students, at Neumann University. Her pioneering work of advocacy has opened doors for the unheard and unseen and created platforms to address the issues that have eroded their voice and visibility.
As a high-performing educational leader and expert strategist, Je’Nai transforms strategic plans into workable solutions. Her visionary insight allows her to weave together the threads of organizations to produce tactile programs and actions. Those who work with her are empowered to live their purpose and inspired to take action to live that purpose effectively. She is a trusted, credible voice with sound authority in the practice of transformative and relational leadership. She has been the driver of student success at several institutions of higher education, including: Immaculata University, University of Sciences and Lincoln University.
Je’Nai holds a Doctor of Education, in Education Leadership and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, from St. Joseph’s University, and a B.A in English from Cheyney University. Above all of these titles, Je’Nai holds the honor of being wife to Brian and mother to Chyna- Browne, Olivia, and Naomi.