We collect certain data from you directly, like the information you enter yourself, data about your consumption of content, and data from third-party platforms you connect with Edvantage and its other platforms . We also collect some data automatically, like information about your device and what parts of our Services you interact with or spend time using.
We may collect different data from or about you depending on how you use the Services. Below are some examples to help you better understand the data we collect.
When you create an account on any of our platform and use the Services, including through a third-party platform, we collect any data you provide directly, including:
|Account Data||In order to use certain features (like viewing content of specific sections ), you need to create a user account. When you create or update your account, we collect and store the data you provide, like your email address, password, phone number, occupation, skill interests, gender, race, ethnicity, government ID information, verification photo, age, date of birth, and account settings and assign you a unique identifying number (“Account Data”).|
|Profile Data||In Parts of the Services like Edvantage Studios, Tiles you can also choose to provide profile information like a photo, headline, biography, language, website link, social media profiles, country, or other data. Your Profile Data will be publicly viewable by others as per your data privacy settings.|
|Shared Content||Parts of the Services like Edvantage Studios let you interact with other users or share content publicly, including by posting reviews about content, asking or answering questions, sending messages to users or mentors, or posting photos or other work you upload. Such shared content may be publicly viewable by others depending on where it is posted.|
|Educational Content Data||When you access content, we collect certain data including which courses, assignments, labs, workspaces, and quizzes you’ve started and completed; content purchases, progress reports and credits; subscriptions; completion certificates; your exchanges with mentors, teaching assistants, and other students; and essays, answers to questions, and other items submitted to satisfy course and related content requirements. If you are a mentor, we store your educational content which may contain data about you.|
|User 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 service providers, including your name, credit card information, billing address, and ZIP code. We may also receive limited information, like the fact that you have a new card and the last four digits of that card, from payment service providers to facilitate payments. For security, Edvantage does not collect or store sensitive cardholder data, such as full credit card numbers or card authentication data.|
The data listed above is stored by us and associated with your account.
When you access the Services (including browsing content), we collect certain data by automated means, including:
|System Data||Technical data about your computer or device, like your IP address, device type, operating system type, and version, unique device identifiers, browser, browser language, domain, and other systems data, and platform types (“System Data”).|
|Usage Data||Usage statistics about your interactions with the Services, including content accessed, time spent on pages or the Service, pages visited, features used, your search queries, click data, date and time, referrer, and other data regarding your use of the Services (“Usage Data”).|
|Approximate Geographic Data||An approximate geographic location, including information like country and city is calculated based on your IP address.|
The data listed above is collected through the use of server log files and tracking technologies, as detailed in the “Cookies and Data Collection Tools” section below. It is stored by us and associated with your account.
If you are a Edvantage Business enterprise or corporate prospect, we may collect certain business contact information from third-party commercial sources.
We use tools like cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies to gather the data listed above. Some of these tools offer you the ability to opt-out of data collection.
Edvantage uses the following types of Data Collection Tools for the purposes described:
We use your data to do things like provide our Services, communicate with you, troubleshoot issues, secure against fraud and abuse, improve and update our Services, analyze how people use our Services, serve personalized experience , and as required by law or necessary for safety and integrity.
We use the data we collect through your use of the Services to:
We share certain data about you with instructors, other students, companies performing services for us, our business partners, and data enrichment providers, your social media providers, companies helping us run promotions and surveys. We may also share your data as needed for security, legal compliance, or as part of a corporate restructuring. Lastly, we can share data in other ways if it is aggregated or de-identified or if we get your consent.
We use appropriate security based on the type and sensitivity of data being stored. As with any internet-enabled system, there is always a risk of unauthorized access, so it’s important to protect your password and to contact us if you suspect any unauthorized access to your account.
You have certain rights around the use of your data, including the ability to opt-out of promotional emails, cookies, and collection of your data by certain third parties. You can update or terminate your account from within our Services, and can also contact us for individual rights requests about your personal data. Parents who believe we’ve unintentionally collected personal data about their underage child should contact us for help deleting that information.
You can choose not to provide certain data to us, but you may not be able to use certain features of the Services.
If you have any questions about your data, our use of it, or your rights, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We recognize the privacy interests of children and encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Individuals younger than 18 years of age, but of the required age for consent to use online services where they live (for example, 13 in the US or 16 in Ireland), may not set up an account, but may have a parent or guardian open an account and help them access appropriate content. Individuals younger than the required age for consent to use online services may not use the Services. If we learn that we’ve collected personal data from a child under those ages, we will take reasonable steps to delete it.
Parents who believe that TPDVista may have collected personal data from a child under those ages can submit a request that it be removed to email@example.com
When we make a material change to this policy, we’ll notify users via email, in-product notice, or another mechanism required by law. Changes become effective the day they’re posted. Please contact us via email or postal mail with any questions, concerns, or disputes.