Please Note: This policy represents the Educa Website and Blog only, not the Educa software;Those policies are VERY different and can be found by clicking here.
Educa is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy at all times. Educa is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and will treat your personal data in accordance with that Act.
If you have any queries about this statement, please contact us.
Educa may ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified with when using our site. This information will be used accordingly with this privacy statement.
What information do we collect?
The various forms of information we may collect include the following:
- Names and addresses
- Email addresses
- Telephone numbers
- Job title
What is the information used for?
We use the information to communicate with you on matters relating to Educa and early childhood education. This information helps us understand your needs and provide quality service overall. Other reasons include the following:
- In-house record keeping
- We may use the information to better our products and services
- For compliance with the law
- We may need to share your information with our trading subsidiaries, service providers, associated organisations and agents for the purposes mentioned above.
Educa will not sell or publicize your information in any way unless you have specifically asked us to.
We will also not share your information with other like-minded organisations for marketing purposes unless you have previously indicated that you are happy for us to do so.
By providing your personal information to us including any “sensitive” personal information you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with purposes mentioned above and this privacy statement.
You also consent to Educa to transferring any required information, for any of the purposes mentioned above, to other countries. In the event of any such transfer, Educa will, if appropriate, ensure that your information is protected properly.
The Legal Details
- use, and
information we obtain through the Sites.
The “Sites” means the websites located at www.educa.co.nz, www.educa.com.au and www.geteduca.com and any associated mobile applications and Internet services under Educa’s control, whether partial or otherwise, in connection with providing the services provided by Educa at www.educa.co.nz, www.educa.com.au and www.geteduca.com.
“Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.
THE SITES COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information when you:
- request information, such as pricing info;
- register for a webinar;
- join our newsletter or subscribe to our blog:
- post a comment to any of our Sites;
- when you make purchases; and
- communicate with us.
We collect the information you submit while you use the Sites, such as information about online course participation.
We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Sites.
Registration. You may browse the Sites without registering or providing any Personal Information to us. To create an account on the Sites, you may need to provide Personal Information, such as your name, email address, physical address, and telephone number, as well as the name, physical address, and telephone number of your company. You may also provide other optional information.
Making Purchases. If you make payments through the Sites, you may need to provide Personal Information to us or our third-party credit card processing providers, such as your credit or debit card number. You may also need to provide your shipping address and other information to ensure the proper delivery of your purchase.
Identification Numbers. We may issue you or your entity identification numbers, such as Org ID, Site ID, or CN. We may collect these identification numbers from you to provide our services.
Using the Sites. We may collect information, including Personal Information, you post to the Sites, such as when you post it to chat rooms or in survey responses.
Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support, marketing, and sales teams.
Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. The Sites collect and store information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.
When you visit the Sites, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most but not all cookies expire (and are deleted from your computer browser) at the end of your session or within 24 hours. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Sites may not work properly.
By using the Sites, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Sites.
HOW EDUCA USES YOUR INFORMATION
We use Personal Information to
- provide and improve the Sites; and
- communicate with you.
We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
We may use aggregate information for any purpose, including for marketing purposes.
Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and service-related purposes only and may provide it to third parties to allow us to provide the Sites. For example, we may compare the information we receive for accuracy and verify it with third parties. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve our services.
Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance. You can opt out of receiving some of these email communications at any time by using the unsubscribe link within each email.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may use your Personal Information to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.
Aggregate Data. We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Sites and use it for any purpose.
EDUCA MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your information:
- with our third-party service providers;
- with your organisation in specific circumstances;
- to comply with legal obligations;
- to protect and defend our rights and property; and
- with your permission.
We Use Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Sites.
Third Parties at Your Request. We may share any information with third parties whom you explicitly ask us to send your information.
With Your Organization. We may share your score on the Getting Started course, only with your supervisors in your organization.
As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required by law or if those actions are reasonably necessary to:
- comply with legal process, such as a court order or subpoena;
- respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties;
- respond to your requests for customer service;
- respond to law enforcement;
- investigate and prevent unauthorized transactions or other illegal activities; or
- protect our or others’ rights, property, or personal safety.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.
We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
By using the Sites or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Sites. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Sites or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us email@example.com
We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it.
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