“Personal Information” means information that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing Information. “Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information and does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons. We collect information about you in a range of ways described here below:
1. We Do Not Collect Any Personal Information Through Our Applications
Children's Privacy Is Our Priority
Our Applications are designed for use by children, teachers and caregivers. We share your concern for the privacy of children and do not knowingly collect any personal information about children through our Applications. We do not access or collect any information about children’s education records through our Applications. All of our Applications are COPPA and FERPA Compliant, advertisement-free and never include any in-app purchases.
Within our Applications, you will be requested to login with the temporary password you received via email, after having registered on our Website and purchased your license. You will immediately be asked to change this temporary password into a new password. Our Applications do not allow you to create multiple accounts per User nor to set up individual student accounts.
What We Collect: Anonymous Information Provided by Third Parties
Like all developers, we use Apple Analytics and Google Analytics services to monitor app usage i.e. number of installations, types of devices, geographies, number of crashes etc. All these data are anonymous and help us build better apps. In relation to our Applications, we therefore exclusively collect Anonymous Information via those Third Parties.
2. What We Collect Through Our Website
a) Information You Give Us On This Website
We collect information you directly give us on our Website. For example, if you are seeking technical support, we collect the information that you provide to us when we provide technical support. When you request to start a free trial on our contact page https://www.betterkids.education/contact/ we collect your email address, role, first name, last name and telephone number so that we can send you a temporary password to access our Applications.
b) Information Automatically Collected
On our Website, we automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Website, we log your computer operating system type, browser type, browser language, the website you visited before browsing to our Site, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times, Internet protocol (IP) address and information about your use of and actions on our Website.
Web Beacons. We may log information using digital images called Web beacons on our Website or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use Web Beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.
3. Use of Personal Information
We use your Personal Information as follows:
We use your Personal Information to operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services.
We use your Personal Information to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
We use your Personal Information to send support and administrative messages.
We use your Personal Information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
We use your Personal Information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.
4. Sharing of Personal Information
We may share Personal Information as follows:
We may share Personal Information when we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.
We may share Personal Information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
We may share Personal Information to comply with laws.
We may share Personal Information to respond to lawful requests and legal process.
We may share Personal Information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.
We may share Personal Information with those who need it to do work for us.
We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.
5. Information Choices and Changes
Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt-out.” If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.
You may send requests about Personal Information to our Contact Information email@example.com. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your Personal Information.
You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Site with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Website works for you.
6. Security of Your Personal Information
We take all the necessary steps to help protect Personal Information in the safest way, however no company can fully prevent security risks.
7. Successor Entities
Better Kids will only contract with future companies whose principles are consistent with that of the Student Privacy Pledge.
8. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
a) Your Data Protection Rights
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU), you have certain data protection rights. Better Kids aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Information directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
You have the right to have your Personal Information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.
You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information.
You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Better Kids relied on your consent to process your Personal Information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Union (EU).
b) Service Providers
We sometimes employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
The service providers we use on our Website includes:
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
c) Retention of Data
We will retain Anonymous Information for internal analysis, namely to understand and improve our services.
d) Transfer of Data
Your Personal Information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are outside the EU and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Information, to the EU and process it there.
e) Disclosure of Data
If contacted by a user who wants access to their Personal Information, we will attempt to give them access to their data within a reasonable period of time.
f) Links To other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
g) Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.
h) Legal Requirements
Better Kids may disclose your Personal Information in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of Better Kids
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with our Website
To protect the personal safety of users of our Website or the public
To protect against legal liability
Last revised on: April 17, 2019