Updated on: February 16th, 2020
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- The ways we collect and store your personal data and why we do so,
- How we use and disclose your personal data, and
- The choices you have about your personal data.
COLLECTION OF YOUR DATA
Personal Information: Skillzcafe may collect personally identifiable information such as your name. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Data in our Logs: When you use Skillzcafe’s Services, our system automatically records that information (“data in our logs”) including information that your internet browser sends whenever you search a website or your mobile application sends when you are using it going to and from different applications. The data in our logs may also include your IP address, the address of the most recent web pages you’ve visited that had our features, browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, how you used Skillzcafe, and cookie data.
Your communications: Communications between you and other users through our Services; your participation in a survey, poll, or discussions; your request for certain features (e.g., newsletters, updates or other products); your communication with us about employment opportunities posted to the Services.
Computer and device information: Information about your computer, Internet connection and mobile device, including your IP address, operating systems, platforms, browser type, other browsing information (connection, speed, connection type etc.), device type, device's unique device identifier, mobile network information and the device's telephone number. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website.
Your Public Posts: You also may provide information (such as reviews, comments, likes, bookmarks, friends, lists, etc.) to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on publicly accessible areas of our Services, or transmitted to other users of our Services or third-parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable (see "Security" section below). Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of our Services with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We may however display this information on the Services, share it with businesses, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services. You should be careful about revealing any sensitive details about yourself in such postings.
Course Data: When you enroll in and take courses, we collect certain data including which courses, assignments and quizzes you’ve started and completed; your exchanges with Instructors, teaching assistants, and other learners; and essays, answers to questions, and other items submitted to satisfy course requirements.
Learner Payment Data: If you make purchases, we collect certain data about your purchase (such as your name and zip code) as necessary to process your order. You must provide certain payment and billing data directly to our payment processing partners, including your name, bank account information, billing address, and zip code. For security, Skillzcafe does not collect or store sensitive cardholder data, such as full credit card numbers or card authentication data.
USE OF YOUR DATA
Skillzcafe collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
We may also contact you via surveys and polls etc. to conduct research about your opinion.
We share data that we have about you with Instructors or teaching assistants for courses you enroll in or request information about, so they can improve their courses for you and other learners. This data may include things like your city, country, browser language, operating system, device settings, the site that brought you to Skillzcafe, and your activities on Skillzcafe. If we collect additional data about you (like age or gender), we may share that too. We also enable our Instructors to implement Google Analytics on their course pages to track sources of traffic to their courses and optimize their course pages.
Depending on your settings, your shared content and profile data may be publicly viewable, including to other learners and Instructors. If you ask a question to an Instructor or teaching assistant, your information (including your name) may also be publicly viewable by other users depending on your settings.
We may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Skillzcafe, and they are required to maintain confidentiality of your information.
We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates. These entities and affiliates may market to you as a result of such sharing unless you explicitly optout.
We may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Skillzcafe and this data is used to deliver customized content within Skillzcafe to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in particular subject area.
We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conformed to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Skillzcafe or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Skillzcafe; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Skillzcafe, or the public.
We may use and share your data for any other purpose and circumstances with your consent.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA
We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your information and to maintain data security. These safeguards take into account the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control. You play an important role in keeping your personal information secure. You should not share your user name, password, or other security information of your Skillzcafe account with anyone. If we receive instructions using your user name and password, we will consider that you have authorized the instructions.
CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR DATA
Skillzcafe website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or to deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and only be read by a web server in the domain that used the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Skillzcafe pages, or register with Skillzcafe site or services, or cookie helps Skillzcafe to recall your specific information on subsequent visits, this simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as email addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Skillzcafe website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use Skillzcafe features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Skillzcafe’ services or websites you visit.
REVIEWING, CHANGING OR DELETING DATA
If you would like to review, change or delete personal information we have collected from you, or permanently delete your account, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org>
If you delete your User Contributions from our websites, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other users of our websites.
ACCESSING & CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us and any subsequent updates.
We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you, and you may request that we delete personal information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, or irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or are being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirement.
Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your personal information may be limited, subject to the law of your jurisdiction:
- If your requests are abusive or unreasonably excessive,
- Where the rights or safety of another person or persons would be encroached upon, or
- If the information or material you request relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings between you and us, or providing access to you would prejudice negotiations between us or an investigation of possible unlawful activity. Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your information is subject to our records retention policies and applicable law, including any statutory retention requirements.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
CHILDREN UNDER EIGHTEEN (18)
Skillzcafe does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under the age of eighteen (18), you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION
OPT-OUT & UNSUBSCRIBE
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Skillzcafe by contacting us here:
YOUR CONSENT AND CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Address: 7/4 Hamelia Street, Vatika City, Sector 49
Please contact us below regarding any questions regarding this statement.