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High Altitude Flying Company Privacy Statement

Effective: January 1, 2014

High Altitude Flying Company, located at the Creve Coeur and Spirit of St. Louis airports, provides flight instruction, ground instruction, and rental aircraft to student pilots and certificated pilots.

High Altitude Flying Company provides the following online internet based software for pilot registration, flight scheduling, and accounting/billing.

  1. Greenfolder Flight Scheduling System
  2. HAFC Pilot Registration System

Personal information that is collected by High Altitude Flying Company will be treated in the manner set out below.

1. Does High Altitude Flying Company share the information we collect?

No information is shared to any third party. High Altitude Flying Company does not sell or share client email addresses, addresses, or phone numbers to any party. Access to all servers is protected by HTTPS security. Clients are encouraged to use strong passwords to protect their account access.

No client information contained within our servers is shared with any third party.

2. Where does High Altitude Flying Company data reside?

Data locations. High Altitude Flying Company servers and data centers are located in the United States. All information contained within High Altitude Flying Company online applications is hosted and located in the United States.

3. How are passwords stored?

All passwords are one-way encrypted. All passwords are encrypted before being stored in High Altitude Flying Company databases using a one-way algorithm. Encrypted passwords cannot be decrypted.

4. Is data shared with other aviation associations?

No data is shared with aviation associations (like the AOPA, NBAA or EAA). High Altitude Flying Company and our staff may maintain membership in various aviation associations. High Altitude Flying Company will not share data of any kind with such organizations, including: pilot information, aircraft information, or aircraft utilization statistics.

5. Use of Credit Card Information.

Credit card numbers are not stored on our servers. During the sign up process, customers may enter their credit card information to pay membership dues or pay their balance due. The credit card number is transmitted securely to the FirstData PayEez merchant gateway and converted to a secure TransArmor token. The TransArmor token is then stored in High Altitude Flying Company databases and used to make recurring charges to the client's credit card. TransArmor tokens, once created, cannot be falsely used to create credit card payments to any vendor other than High Altitude Flying Company.

Read more about the FirstData TransArmor solution at: https://www.firstdata.com/en_us/products/small-business/all-solutions/transarmor.html