YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
I. Information We Collect and How We Use It
1. Information You Provide
(a) Registration Information.
To submit orders through our Site or to access and receive certain services available through our Site, including the Winward Academy Cloud Service, you may need to create an account for our Site (“User Account”). In connection with such registration, you may be asked to provide certain personal information, such as (i) name, e-mail address, birthday, gender, classroom, school or district name and/or employment title (ii) a username and password that will be associated with your user account, and (iii) for on- line purchases, your billing and credit card information and (iv) certain other personally identifiable information about your administrators, students and teachers (collectively, “Personal Information”).
The Personal Information we collect when you register for a User Account may be used by Winward as follows: (i) in connection with providing you with any requested product or service, (ii) for our internal tracking or research purposes, (iii) with respect to order placement (including, without limitation, to provide you with automated order status updates via e-mail), (iv) for information correction purposes, (v) for our internal records, (vi) to contact you to respond to your questions or requests or to provide you with technical support, (vii) to provide you with information regarding changes to the Site which may affect your User Account, your use of the Site, and/or the products and services available through the Site, and (viii) to inform you of any product or promotional offers we may have.
It is important that you protect and maintain the security of your User Account and that you immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your User Account. Please see Section VIII below for further details regarding our security measures and procedures.
(b) Financial Information
If you place any orders for products or services available through the Store, during the ordering process you will be required to provide financial information, such as your credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill your order.
2. Information We Collect Automatically
If you choose to reject the cookie, you can still browse our Site, but you may be unable to buy products from us through the Store or access certain services, programs, features and functionality available on the Site. We will link data stored in cookies to the Personal Information you submitted while on our Site. This allows us to personalize user Site preferences.
We also collect information about you and your use of the Site that is transferred to us by your browser and/or by cookies when you access our Site and/or our online services. These datasets will not contain your name or contact details such as address, email address, or phone number. Like most standard website servers, we use log files to collect this information, including internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service providers (ISPs), referring/exit pages, platform types, date/time stamps, and the number of clicks. We use this information for various purposes, such as to analyze trends, improve our products and services (including the Site), administer the Site and our online services, track user movement in the aggregate, customize the user experience and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
3. Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties
(a) Third Party Service Providers
(b) Safety, Security and Compliance with Law
We may disclose any information, including Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, to enforce our rights (including under our Winward Academy Cloud Service Subscription Agreement which can be found clicking the Terms & Conditions link in the footer at at https://www.winwardacademy.com) or to protect the safety and security of our Site, our online services or other users. We may also exchange information, including Personal Information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
(c) Business Transitions
4. Sharing Aggregate Information
We may share your information in an aggregate form with third parties. For example, we may share information about your use of our Site, or may combine information about the nature or frequency of your transactions with similar information about other people and share the aggregated information for statistical analysis and other business purposes. These datasets will not contain your name or other Personal Information.
III. PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FEATURES
From time to time you may be able to participate in certain activities on the Site, such as uploading data and/or distributing messages or reports which give you the opportunity to communicate or share information not just with Winward but with other parents, teachers or administrators within your school or district (altogether, “Public Communications Features”). Be aware that when you volunteer information in the course of your participation in our Public Communications Features, you are also agreeing to allow certain aspects of your Personal Information to be made available to certain third parties. This includes any Personal Information or images that you include in any upload or posting by you when using such Public Communications Features. You acknowledge and agree that Winward does not review, censor, or in any manner control the content of these Public Communications Features. Consequently, Winward has no liability or responsibility for information made available through these Public Communications Features and you will be liable to Winward for any liability that we incur as a result of any information submitted by you in or through the Public Communications Features.
IV. CHILDREN AND THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
This site is not intended to be accessed by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use our Site or our online services at any time. In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently gathered information directly from children under the age of 13, we will use reasonable efforts to erase such information from our records. If you are the parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 13 who may have provided us with information without your knowledge or consent, please contact us to have this information removed.
Winward hereby agrees to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, and all requirements imposed by or pursuant to regulation of the Department of Education. Without limiting the foregoing, Winward agrees that (i) no identification of students or their parents to persons other than representatives of Winward is permitted; (ii) all Personal Information of any students will be destroyed when no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained; (iii) no access to Personal Information of any student shall be granted by Winward to any other person, persons, agency or organization without the written consent of the pupil’s parent or legal guardian, except for sharing with other persons within the district or representatives of Winward.
VI. PRIVACY POLICIES OF LINKED SITES AND ADVERTISERS
VII. CUSTOMER DATA
If you have a subscription and have been authorized to use certain services made available through our Site, such as the Winward Academy Cloud Services, you may electronically submit Uploaded Data to the Site for hosting and processing purposes. Winward will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Uploaded Data except as provided in the applicable subscription agreement, or as may be required by law. In accordance with the applicable subscription agreement, Winward may access Uploaded Data only for the purpose of providing the services set forth in the applicable subscription agreement, preventing or addressing service or technical problems, at a Customer’s request in connection with customer support matters, or as may be required by law.
Winward implements reasonable security measures to protect your information and reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration, including through the use of encryption technology and limiting who has access to information.
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Section VIII, while we take reasonable precautions against possible security breaches of the Site and our customer databases and records, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. Consequently, Winward cannot and does not guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. We urge you to take steps to keep your Personal Information safe (including your User Account password), log out of your User Account after use, and close your web browser.
IX. CORRECTION/UPDATING/REVIEWING PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request to review, amend or delete your Personal Information collected by us, and/or request us to cease collecting Personal Information from you in the future.
If you do not want to receive special offers, marketing communications, newsletters or other promotional communications (“Marketing Communications”) from Winward, you may opt-out of future Marketing Communications by following the steps described in each such Marketing Communication, and/or you may send e-mails to email@example.com with a request to cease receipt of such Marketing Communications. Please note that once we receive your request, it make take an additional period of time for such opt-out to become effective. Also note that if you opt-out of our Marketing Communications, we may still email or communicate with you from time to time if we need to provide you with information or request information from you with respect to a transaction initiated by you, a product or service you have purchased or are participating in, or for other legitimate non-marketing reasons.
XI. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
XII. CONTACT US
Winward Academy, LLC 7676 Hazard Center Drive, Suite 500 San Diego, CA 92108