EFFECTIVE DATE: January 27, 2015
What Information Do We Collect About You and Why?
We may collect information about you directly from you and from third parties, as well as automatically through your use of our Site or Services.
Information We Collect Directly from You
All visitors to our Site may browse the Site without registering for our Services. However, certain areas and features of our Site and Services may require registration. To register you must provide information such as the following: name, school, city, state, email address, phone number, position, and subject taught. As you use our Site, you may also have the option of uploading pictures, videos, or other content. We will also collect any information that you choose to provide to us, for example your credit or debit card information and billing information is you make a purchase or donation through our Site, information you provide in one of our online courses, or information that you send us in an email.
Information We Collect Automatically
We may use this information in aggregated form or we may associate it with the personal information that we collect about you.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information that we gather about you for the following purposes:
How We Share Your Information
Our Site provides an innovative platform where educators and students can collaborate. We do not share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes. We may share the information that we collect about you, including personally identifiable information, as follows:
We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Site and, to the extent permitted, our Services. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Services. We use these tools to help us improve our Services, performance, and user experiences. We do not share your personal information with these third parties.
On our Site, we may offer an opportunity for educators, experts, and students to collaborate with one another. Therefore, on certain portions of our Site, you may post your own content, including text, pictures, and videos. Depending upon the portion of the Site on which you post, those postings may be viewable by other Educurious users or parties interested in learning more about our Services. We also maintain a blog on our Site, and we welcome your comments. If you post a comment, your post along with your name and position will be visible to all other visitors to our Site. Any posting that you make to our Site may become public and we cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third-party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third-party websites.
Security of My Personal Information
We have implemented security measures to protect the personal information that we collect. Please be aware that no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
Access to and Removal of My Information
You may modify personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and updating your profile information. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Site for a period of time.
Minors may email us to remove information that they have posted to our Site by contacting us at email@example.com.
We may send periodic promotional emails to you. You may opt out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our Services or would like to make a complaint, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Policy
This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Policy on our Site. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the personal information we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Site.
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