Privacy Disclaimer for SAS

Identity and Address of the Responsible Party

The party responsible for processing your personal information is The American School Foundation, A.C. (hereinafter referred to as “the School”), domiciled at 215 Bondojito, Col. Las Américas, Álvaro Obregón, 01120 Mexico City, Mexico.

Personal information handled by the School

The School, as part of its special services program, may request and use personal information including:

  1. Personal identification data, including the personal image of a student through photography and/or video, personal contact information and personal academic data.
  2. Likewise, in order to comply with the purposes stated in this privacy notice, the following sensitive personal data will be processed:

a. Student’s Information: Family circumstances that may affect the student, conditions of birth and the first years of life, if he/she has been separated from his/her mother during the first year of life, characteristics of his/her physical development, accidents or serious illnesses, allergies or negative reactions, adaptation in other schools, physical evaluations, preferred activities, circumstances that produce anxiety, disappointment or frustration and his/her treatment, parents' description of him/her and characteristics that allow others to better understand the child.

b. Mother’s Information: Development of pregnancy stages.

c. Student and Relatives: Activities they enjoy together, as well as the guidelines that are important to develop or follow as a family.

By providing personal data of third parties as family members or references, you acknowledge that you have obtained the consent of said third parties for the School to treat the personal data for the purposes identified in this privacy notice.

The School is committed to treat such data under strict security measures, always guaranteeing its confidentiality. Additionally, we inform you that the consent to process this kind of data is not necessary.

Primary Purposes

The School will treat the student’s personal information for the following primary purposes and for the purposes of complying with the obligations resulting from our legal relationship:

  • To perform any activities required to provide students with special teaching services and to promote the students’ full development.
  • To assess students and inform of the student’s academic and extracurricular performance.
  • To provide all the services and carry out any activities required to contribute to the student’s comprehensive training.
  • To deliver the highest ethical, scientific, technological and professional knowledge.
  • To retain any insurance required.
  • To carry out weekly, monthly and yearly reports.


Secondary Purposes

In addition, if you do not object, the School may process the student's personal data, including his/her personal image (whether in a photographic format, video, or any other similar format) to make internal and external publications about the student's personal story, to present him/her as an example of success and human value.


In order to fulfill the above referred purpose(s) or any other purposes required by law or by the competent authorities, the information required will only be transferred in the cases provided by law.

Means and procedures to exercise the ARCO rights and revoking consent thereof

You or your personal representative may exercise, at any time, the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and objection (hereinafter referred to as “ARCO Rights”) as well as to revoke the consent for personal information treatment by sending an email to the Privacy Committee of The School to the following email address:

Such request should be made by completing the ARCO Right Exercise Application drafted by The School and available at and which contains all the elements required to fulfill the request according to the standards. In order for the School Privacy Committee to serve your request, you or your legal representative should provide sufficient proof of identity, therefore, all the blanks contained in the Application should be completed and a copy of the effective official identifications required therein shall be attached.

If the information provided in the Application is wrong or insufficient, or if the relevant proof documents are not attached, the Committee may request, within five (5) working days as of receiving the application, the documents required to serve the same. You will have ten (10) working days to serve the request, as of the day following the date on which you received the same. If a response is not provided within such timeframe, the request will not be considered submitted.

For more information on the procedures, requirements and deadlines for the exercise of your ARCO Rights and/or revocation of consent, contact the School Privacy Committee.


Limitation and/or disclosure of personal information

You may limit the use or disclosure of your personal information by emailing a request to the Committee to the following email address: The requirements to show proof of identity, as well as any procedure to serve your request shall be governed by the same criteria contained in the foregoing item.

If your request is considered viable, the committee will record it on the exclusion list for the purposes for which the exclusion is applicable.

Changes to privacy notice

This notice may be changed or amended at any time by the School and such changes or amendments shall be informed through its website and/or through national newspapers.


Las update: September 2017