Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 14/6/20223

Thank you for visiting OpenLearn, an online learning platform provided by the American University in Cairo (AUC). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information when you use our website.

   Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information

When you register for an account on OpenLearn, we may collect certain personal information from you, such as your name, email address, and other contact details. We may also collect information you provide to us when you participate in discussions, forums, or surveys on the website.

1.2 Non-Personal Information

In addition to personal information, we may collect non-personal information automatically as you browse our website. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, and other technical details. We may also collect aggregated information about website usage, such as the number of visitors and the pages visited.

  Use of Information

We use the information we collect to:

  • Provide and improve our services, including personalized learning experiences and course recommendations.
  • Communicate with you regarding your account, updates, and new features.
  • Administer and troubleshoot the website, analyze trends, and gather statistical data.
  • Detect and prevent fraudulent or unauthorized activities.


Cookies and Tracking Technologies

OpenLearn uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and collect information about how you use our website. These technologies may include cookies, web beacons, and other analytics tools. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Third-Party Disclosure

We may share your personal information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting business, or providing services on our behalf. These third parties are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.

We may also disclose your information when required by law, in response to a legal process, or to protect our rights, property, and safety or that of others.

Data Security

We take appropriate measures to protect the security of your information and implement safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We encourage you to take necessary precautions to protect your personal information as well.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites, applications, or services that are not owned or controlled by OpenLearn. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party platforms. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those platforms before providing any personal information.

 Your Choices

You have the right to review, update, and delete the personal information we have collected from you. You may also choose to opt-out of receiving certain communications from us. Please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy to exercise your rights.

 Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will post any revised policy on this page with the "Last Updated" date. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at: