1. Children’s Privacy
Tyner Creek Software knows how important it is to protect children’s privacy. Our Site is intended for any U.S.-based church, adult educator or education-minded parent or guardian to use in concert with students of elementary school age or older. No student of any age is meant to use this Site without the invitation, direction, and guidance of an adult.
When educators, parents, or guardians create accounts on behalf of their students, we keep whatever name is provided by that adult in our database.
We collect student names to ensure that parents, guardians, and educators are able to keep track of which students are which while using our Site. We do not store student names long-term and endeavor to delete such data once the corresponding student account or the class containing such student account is deleted by the educator, parent or guardian who set up such account. Student use activity (e.g., when an assignment begins or ends and how questions are answered) is stored anonymously and retained only for educational purposes.
If you are the parent, guardian, or educator of a child who has used the Site without such permission, please contact us at email@example.com.
2. How We Handle Data
a. Information We Collect
When you visit and use our Site, we may collect information about you.
Information you provide to us: In order to get access to certain information or materials that are provided through the Site, you may have to provide information to us. We collect and store this information in a way that allows us to connect it to you personally, including, for example, your name and email address. We refer to this information as personal information. Additionally, we may collect and retain a record of all communications we have with you.
Information we collect through technology: We may also collect information about you through technology. For example, we may collect your IP address each time you click on a page during a visit to our Site. The Site may also use other technical methods to track and analyze website traffic patterns, such as how often our users visit different parts of the Site. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party we have authorized to collect and process information on our behalf, such as Amazon Web Services. More information on how Amazon Web Services uses data can be found at https://aws.amazon.com/privacy/. We may also use technical methods in emails that we send educator or parent Site users to figure out if users have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails. We may collect the information from these technical methods in a form that is personally identifiable.
b. Use of Collected Information
We may use or disclose certain personal information we collect about our users when they visit and browse our Site as part of our normal operations. We may also use or disclose certain personal information to respond to specific requests we get from you and through our use of service providers in connection with the Site. These third-party service providers may have access to and use your personal information, but only as needed to perform the functions we have asked them to perform.
Non-personal information is information that does not personally identify you, including anonymous information and aggregate data. We may use this information to understand better how our visitors use the Site, provide visitors with customized services and information, improve the Site, and for other similar purposes. We may combine this information with personal information. We may share this information with others and use this information in any manner permitted by law, but any disclosure that identifies you personally will be governed by the above paragraphs on personal information.
Our Site uses “cookies” to enable ongoing access to and use of the Site and to help us in ongoing Site maintenance. Cookies are small text files that may be placed on a browser when you visit a web site. For instance, when you return to the Site after logging in, cookies provide information to the Site, including personal information, so that the Site can remember who you are.
We get statistical information from cookies on, among other things, how often users use our Site, the pages users visit, and how long each visit is, as well as information about a user’s computer, operating system, browser, language, and country. If you go to the settings on your Internet browser, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. Check your browser’s HELP menu to learn about your options. If you decide to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features that make the use of our Site smoother, and some of the services on the Site might not work properly. You can delete any cookies at any time by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting cookies on your hard drive. If you continue to use the Site with your browser set to accept cookies, we will assume that you accept receiving all cookies coming from our Site.
4. Google Analytics
5. Third Party Websites
6. Protection of Information
We work hard to protect your personal information. We use technical, administrative, and physical tools to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls. We regularly perform system audits and work to ensure all of our software has the latest security-related patches and updates. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We will not be responsible or liable for any damages, losses, or causes of action in connection with the disclosure of your personal information.
7. Do Not Track
We may track users’ use of the Site over time to continually improve our service to our users and our overall Site. Our Site is set up to not track student users’ use of the Site over time. We do not track visitors of the Site over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore do not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. However, some third-party sites do keep track of browsing activity when they provide content, which allows them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting these sites, your browser allows you to set the DNT signal so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked. You can consult the help pages of your browser to learn how to set your preferences so that websites do not track you.
8. Information Requests
If you would like us to disclose to you or delete certain information about our collection and use of your personal information, you may ask us to do so. Once we receive your request and verify your identity, we may disclose such information to you or delete the information you have asked us to delete, unless there is a legal exception. For example, we might deny your deletion request if we have to keep the information in order for us or our providers to complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a service that you requested, or take actions we reasonably anticipate within the context of our ongoing relationship with you.
To submit a request please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your request must:
Provide enough information to allow us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative of such person.
Describe your request with enough detail to allow us to understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with non-public personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm that the requested personal information relates to you. We will use the information provided in a request solely to verify your identity or authority to make the request.
9. Shine the Light
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our Site users who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of their personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge. We currently do not share any personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
10. International Use
11. Governing Law
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