Miguel Angel Asturias Spanish School is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy describes the ways that personally identifiable and anonymous information about you is collected, used, and protected.

All Areas of our Website (except Registration and My MAA Areas):

What we collect

No personally identifiable information is collected or stored. All data is anonymous. We use cookies to: 1) store what site referred you to us, 2) remember what language you prefer to read our site content in (currently only English is available), and 3) collect statistics on the effectiveness of our paid and unpaid advertising on Google.

How it is used

We keep track of how users find and use our site, so that we can most effectively publicize our school. We keep track of your preferred language so that you do not have to reselect your language each time you return. Currently this feature is not active.

How it is protected

Cookies are stored on your computer and can only be accessed by our site. They contain no information that identifies who you are. The language cookie contains a two character language code, and the cookies for referrers and statistics contains numbers that are only meaningful to us.

Registration and My MAA Areas:

What we collect

In addition to the above, we collect and store personal information that you voluntarily give us when you make an inquiry or register for Spanish classes. In addition, we keep track of what site referred you to us.

How it is used

Your information is used by our teachers and staff to help make your experience as wonderful as possible. Certain limited information, such as your arrival date and food preferences, will be provided as needed to your homestay family, and if you arrange an airport pickup, your flight information will be shared with our representative who will pick you up in Guatemala City. We use referral information to determine the effectiveness of our advertising.

How it is protected

All pages are secured by a 256 bit SSL connection to encrypt data transmission. In addition, our database is securely protected, and sensitive information is encrypted. No credit card numbers or other payment account details are stored on our website. All personal information is kept strictly confidential and is used solely for the purpose of contacting you and registering you for classes. Neither Miguel Angel Asturias Spanish School nor its representatives will share, sell, or rent the personal information that you give us with any third party.


Miguel Angel Asturias Spanish School includes both the US office, which operates the website and handles worldwide registration, and the school in Quetzaltenango (Xela) Guatemala. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions about this policy.

MAA Spanish School US Office
3736 SE Salmon St
Portland OR 97214 USA
phone: 971-238-0622

Updated Apr 30, 2017