Effective Date: 3/22/23
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you create an account or make a purchase on or through the Service, we may ask you for certain personal information about you, which may include your name, telephone number, postal address and email address. When you visit the Service, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Service, we may collect information about the individual pages or features that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Service, and information about how you interact with the Service. We refer to this automatically-collected information as "Device Information."
We may collect Device Information using the following technologies:
You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Service. You may not send us any sensitive personal information (e.g., social security number, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Service or otherwise.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We and our service providers use personal information for our legitimate business purposes, including those specifically described below. We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you (including providing products and services to you), to comply with a legal obligation and/or because we have a legitimate business interest. We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize the Service (for example, by generating analytics about how our visitors browse and interact with the Service).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
DO NOT TRACK
JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER
Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Service you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal information.
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you have an account on the Service, you may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by emailing us at email@example.com or by updating your account information directly in the Service. Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and personal information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Service and/or comply with legal requirements.
EMAILS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from us, you may opt-out by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by updating your account settings page, or deleting your account, on the Service. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from a third party, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
We will retain your personal information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you, when we have a legal obligation to which we are subject or as advisable in light of legal requirements.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information to us.
The Service is not intended for individuals under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect information from or market to individuals under 18 years of age. If you become aware of any data we have collected from individuals under 18 years of age, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at
email@example.com or by mail at Emporia Learning Inc., 40 W. 25th St. Floor 9, New York, NY 10010
Emporia collects information by asking directly and by collecting information from and about the equipment you use when you access the Service. We also collect information about the selections and choices you make by examining the way a user interacts with Emporia.
Types of Data
Emporia collects your name and email address (including but not limited to a hashed email address, Facebook identifier, Apple identifier) when you register for an account, update or change information for your account and when you sign up for email updates.
Emporia collects the approximate geographic location information (lower resolution than a latitude and longitude with three or more decimal places). We gather this information to give you more information about class or attendee locations. We may ask you to provide the information or we may use GPS or IP addresses. Location information is not only convenient for you, it may also be a security feature if, for example, it flags a sign in from a country in which you did not originally register your account.
In addition to the information that you provide when you register, Emporia collects certain information automatically. Emporia collects user identification information such as your mobile device’s unique device ID, screen names, handles, account IDs, assigned user IDs, customer numbers, your mobile device’s IP address, your mobile device operating system, or other user-or account-level or device information that can be used to identify a particular user or account or device.
Emporia may use gathered data through partnering with third parties to collect and analyze, which may be used in a variety of manners.
Personal or Other Information related to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health or sex life, criminal background or trade union membership, and other similar information may be considered “Sensitive Information” under certain applicable law. We sometimes collect Sensitive Information when you create an account in the Services. For example, if you are a Participant, we may request that you provide information about your ethnicity. By entering such information, you consent and agree that we may use such information in accordance with this Policy.
If you are a Participant, please do not submit Sensitive Information to or through the Services in response to any question or request from a Researcher.
If you are a Researcher-Affiliated Participant, your applicable Researcher may ask you screener questions that involve Sensitive Information. The applicable Researcher is the controller of that information and we do not use it for our own purposes other than to provide the Services to the applicable Researcher as described in this Policy.
Future Data Access
Emporia will retain your personal data only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, unless: a)- a longer or shorter time is required by applicable law; b)- you request that the data be deleted earlier. Once we delete your data you will not be able to exercise the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification or the right to data portability. In addition, Emporia may delete your personal information if you have not used or accessed the app within twelve (12) months.
Request to Delete User Data
Subject to certain exceptions set forth below, you may at any time contact our customer support at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that your personal data be deleted.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with a request to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
California Law (Shine the Light; CCPA)
Virginia Law (Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, CDPA)
Virginia law provides that Virginia residents have the right to access, correct, delete, and obtain a copy of their personal data, and to opt-out of the processing of their personal data for direct marketing. If you are a Virginia resident and you wish to exercise your rights under the CDPA, you may contact email@example.com.
Connecticut Law (Connecticut Data Protection Act, CTDPA)
Connecticut law, under the Connecticut Data Protection Act, grants residents the right to access their data or have it deleted. The law is designed to enforce certain minimum transparency standards from businesses, among other mandates1. If you are a Connecticut resident and you wish to exercise your rights under the CTDPA, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado Law (Colorado Privacy Act, CPA)
Colorado law, through the Colorado Privacy Act, allows residents to opt-out of data collection on websites, and requires companies to clarify what data they collect, its usage, and retention period. It grants rights to access, delete, and correct personal data as well as to opt-out of the sale of personal data2. If you are a Colorado resident and you wish to exercise your rights under the CPA, you may contact email@example.com.
Utah Law (Utah Consumer Privacy Act, UCPA)
Utah law, under the Utah Consumer Privacy Act, stipulates that consumers should have a reasonably accessible and clear privacy notice which includes categories of personal data processed, the purposes for processing, and how consumers can exercise the rights granted by the UCPA. If you are a Utah resident and you wish to exercise your rights under the UCPA, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on opting out of data collection or details on GDPR please contact email@example.com. For general information on GDPR please visit https://gdpr-info.eu/
Children’s Privacy (COPPA)
Emporia does not knowingly collect data or information from children under the age of 13. The Emporia Service is not intended to be used by anyone under the age of 13. Use or access of the Service by anyone under the age of 13 is strictly forbidden. If you are under the age of 13 do not use or access this Service.
Emporia will take reasonable and appropriate measures to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access. Data is encrypted and secured using AWS industry standards.
Emporia Learning Inc. reserves all rights not expressly granted herein.