Publish Date: 07/01/2019
All references to "us," "we," or "our" refer to Early Code.
All references to "child" or "children" or “ward” refer to children under the age of 18.
By accessing or otherwise using any of our Early Code Sites & Services, you consent to the terms contained in this privacy statement, including the collection, use, and disclosure of data as described below.
I. Information We May Ask You To Provide
Through our Early Code Sites & Services, we collect information about you and/or your student when you choose to provide it to us. For example, we collect information from you so you can use Early Code Sites & Services, purchase products and services, register for and obtain an account, request information, apply for a job, register for one of our programs, or verify your age. In general, we may ask you to provide us with the following types of information about you and/your student:
Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone numbers (note to parents/guardians of children: if we have actual knowledge that a user is under 18 years old, the child will be asked to have his or her parent or guardian continue the registration process); Month, day, and year of birth; Gender preference; Course interests; Billing information such as credit card number and billing address; User names to third-party systems (for example, Facebook); Information included in résumés and job applications; and Health, any participation limitations or needs, immunization and allergy information. Note to Parents/Guardians: We only collect the information described above, from someone we know to be a child, after the child's parent or guardian provides us with verifiable consent, unless one of the limited exceptions discussed below applies. For more information and/or to review these limited exceptions, please see the "Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy" section below.
II. Information Collected Automatically
Information from Third Party Services
We may also obtain other information, including personal information, from third parties and combine that with information we collect through our Websites. For example, we may have access to certain information from a third party social media or authentication service if you log in to our Services through such a service or otherwise provide us with access to information from the service. Any access that we may have to such information from a third party social media or authentication service is in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by that service. If you authorize us to connect with a third party service, we will access and store your name, email address(es), current city, profile picture URL, and other personal information that the third party service makes available to us, and use and disclose it in accordance with this Policy. You should check your privacy settings on these third party services to understand and change the information sent to us through these services. For example, you can log in to the Services using single sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider.
III. Your Ability To Control Cookies And Similar Technologies
IV. How We May Use Your Information
We may use the information we collect from and about you and/or your student for any of the following purposes: Allow you to register yourself or your student with Early Code Sites & Services, or to otherwise register and open an account with us; Allow you and/or your student to use Early Code Sites & Services; Fulfill orders, process payments, and prevent transactional fraud; Respond to your or your student’s requests or inquiries; Provide you or your student with information about our products and services; Consider you for employment or a volunteer opportunity; Register you or your student in one of our programs; Verify your student's age; Monitor and improve Early Code Sites & Services, support the internal operations of Early Code Sites & Services, personalize your online experience, and for internal analysis; Protect the security or integrity of Early Code Sites & Services and our business; Facilitate the sale or potential sale of our business or any of our assets; or As required by law.
V. How We Share Information
We do not sell or otherwise share your or your student’s information with any third parties, except for the limited purposes described below.
1. Service Providers
Information collected through Early Code Sites & Services may be transferred, disclosed, or shared with third parties engaged by us to handle and deliver certain activities, such as housing, meals, payment processing, mail/email distribution, software providers, and to perform other technical and processing functions, such as maintaining data integrity, programming operations, user services, or technology services. We may provide these third parties information collected as needed to perform their functions, but they are prohibited from using it for other purposes and specifically agree to maintain the confidentiality of such information. Some of these providers, such as payment processors, may request additional information during the course of offering their services. Before you provide additional information to third party providers, we encourage you to review their privacy policies and information collection practices.
2. Business Transfer
During the normal course of our business, we may sell or purchase assets. If another entity may acquire and/or acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties. Should a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information provided through our Early Code Sites & Services in a manner that is consistent with this privacy statement.
VI. Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of children is paramount. We understand that users and visitors of our Early Code Sites & Services who are under 18 years of age need special safeguards and privacy protection. It is our intent to fully comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Early Code Sites & Services are intended for general audiences. We do not knowingly permit anyone under 18 years of age to provide us with personal information without obtaining a parent's or guardian’s verifiable consent, except where: the sole purpose of collecting the name or online contact information of a parent or child is to provide notice and obtain parental consent; the purpose of collecting a parent’s online contact information is to provide voluntary notice to, and subsequently update the parent about, the child’s participation in our Early Code Sites & Services that do not otherwise collect, use, or disclose childrens' personal information; the sole purpose of collecting online contact information from a child is to respond directly on a one-time basis to a specific request from the child, and where such information is not used to re-contact the child or for any other purpose, is not disclosed, and is deleted by us promptly after responding to the child’s request; the purpose of collecting a child’s and a parent’s online contact information is to respond directly more than once to the child’s specific request, and where such information is not used for any other purpose, disclosed, or combined with any other information collected from the child; the purpose of collecting a child’s and a parent’s name and online contact information, is to protect the safety of a child, and where such information is not used or disclosed for any purpose unrelated to the child’s safety; we collect a persistent identifier and no other personal information and such identifier is used for the sole purpose of providing support for the internal operations of Early Code Sites & Services.
VII. Parental/Guardian Rights
If you are a parent or guardian, you can review or have deleted your child's personal information, and refuse to permit further collection or use of your child's information. To exercise any of these rights, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
VIII. Links And Third Parties
At our discretion, we may include or offer third-party websites, products, and services on Early Code Sites & Services. These third-party sites, products, and services have separate and independent privacy policies. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third parties. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of linked sites, products, or services. Our Early Code Sites & Services may contain links to other third-party websites or other resources that we provide for your convenience. These sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content available on other sites. Such links do not imply any endorsement of material on our part and we expressly disclaim all liability with regard to your access to such sites. Access to any other websites linked to from Early Code Sites & Services is at your own risk.
IX. Data Security Commitment
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
X. How You Can Access, Request A Copy, Correct, Or Ask For Information To Be Deleted
Access to certain personal Information that is collected from our Services and that we maintain may be available to you. For example, if you created a password-protected account within our Service, you can access that account to review the information you provided. You may also send an email or letter to the following email or call the number provided to ask for a copy, correct, or ask us to delete your personal Information. Please include your registration information for such services, such as first name, last name, phone and email address in the request. We may ask you to provide additional information for identity verification purposes, or to verify that you are in possession of an applicable email account.
XI. How To Contact Us/Opting Out Of Electronic Communications
XII. Privacy Statement Changes
We will occasionally amend this privacy statement. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this statement at any time. If we materially change our use of your personal information, we will announce such a change on relevant Early Code Sites & Services, and will also note it in this privacy statement. The effective date of this privacy statement is documented at the beginning of the statement. If you have any questions about our privacy statement, please contact us in writing at email@example.com
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