company including use of our website, with unique resource locator www.edurific.com. This
policy is legally binding and enforceable in the court of law. The acceptance of terms stated
in this policy document shall be deemed upon registration of your account or user of the said
account. These terms are applicable for access or use of our website or URL
(www.privacypolicy.edurific.com) from any of the devices including but not limited to
Mobile Phones, Desktops, Laptops or Tablets.
We at Edurific (www.edurific.com) ("we", "us") recognize the importance of privacy and
confidentiality of personal information. We will work hard to protect the security and privacy
of any personal information you provide to us and will only use such information as we have
information in connection with the services offered by www.edurific.com All capitalized
terms not defined in this document shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Terms of
Use for the Platform, which can be found at terms.edurific.com.
If you have any questions or concerns about the use of your personal information, then please
contact us using the contact details provided at section X "HOW TO CONTACT US" at the
The detailed contents of this document are indexed as below:
|| Collection of Information
|| Purpose of Collection
|| Use of Personal Information.
|| Disclosure or sharing of Personal Information.
|| Data Security
|| How to Contact Us.
Our Platform is primarily for teachers who are enlisted on our Platform and children below
the age of 18 years ("Child")along with their parents or guardian. By registering on the
platform the parent gives their consent for the use of the platform by the child. The teachers,
parents of the Child or users above 18 years age (hereinafter are referred to as “You”). The
term "Users" for the purposes of these Terms shall be read as You and/or the Child. ).
We provide online tutoring of computer science related subjects to children on the Platform
(hereinafter referred to as “Services”).
II. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
1 Information you provide to us
a. We collect information that may be used to identify you or your Child (“Personal
Information”) including, but not limited to, (i) name, e-mail ID, photograph, location and
other contact information (ii) gender and other demographics (iii) birth date and year of the
Child to validate their age.
b. We also collect certain information either when you provide it using the Platform or
Services and/or automatically as you or the Child navigate through the Platform (which may
include usage details, IP address, device ID and type, your browser type and language, the
operating system used by the device, access times, and information collected through
cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies). You agree that we may use such
information to do internal research on our Users' demographics to better understand, protect
and serve our Users.
c. We also collect information from your user ID associated with any social media account
(such as your Facebook and Google account) that users use to sign into the Platform or
connect with or use of our Services. When you sign in with your social media account
information, or otherwise connect to your social media account with the Platform, you
information that you make available to us through the social media interface. This includes,
without limitation, any information that you have made public through your social media
account, information that the social media service shares with us or information that is
disclosed during the sign-up and sign-in processes.
d. In furtherance of your usage of our Platform, we require the parents to create a G-mail
account on behalf of the Child. This account is created in order to enable the Child to sign
into and access other various coding programs available across the internet as listed on the
Platform. We shall collect information from this G-mail account that you use to connect with
or use our Services and access other coding programs made available through our Platform.
When you sign in with this G-mail account, you consent to our collection, storage, and use, in
e. If any of the Users allows us to collect information from his or her device phonebook—and
you or the Child’s are one of that User’s contacts—we may combine the information we
collect from that User’s phonebook with other information we have collected about you. We
may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with the information we
collect through the Platform.
2. Information that we collect automatically.
a. If you contact us (such as via our customer services department, through the platform,
telephone or email), we may record a copy of your correspondence and may ask for
additional information to verify your identity.
b.We will collect contact details and other information of users from publicly available
sources for the purposes of verifying the users and performing due diligence on the users.
c. If you visit our Platform, we will automatically collect certain information from your
device. In some countries, including countries in the European Economic Area, this
information may be considered as personal information under applicable data protection laws.
Specifically, this information may include IP addresses, device type, unique device
identification numbers, browser type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level
location), browsing patterns and details of how you have interacted with our Platform and the
goods and services available on it. In addition, we gather statistical information about the
Platform and visitors to the Platform including, browser software, operating system, software
and hardware attributes, pages viewed, number of sessions and unique visitors. Collecting
this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our Platform, where
they come from, and what content is of interest to them. We use this information for our
internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our Platform. Some of
this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained
further under the section VIII “COOKIES” below.
3. Information that we receive from third parties
a. We may receive personal information about you from social media platforms if you choose
to register for a Platform account via a social media account. Exactly what information we
receive will depend on your privacy settings with the applicable platform, but it would
typically include basic public profile information such as:
• Your user name or nickname
• Your profile pictures
• Company name
• Contact details
b. We may receive personal information about you from third parties that are engaged by us
to assist with providing verification services and conducting suitable money laundering and
KYC (know-your-customer) checks on users. This may include your name, email address,
company details and contact information.
III PURPOSE OF COLLECTION
We collect personal information only necessary for the following purposes:
a. To create and maintain an account;
b. To enable you to avail of our Services, and ensure efficient customer care experience and
develop new features;
c. To determine the current age of the Child;
d. To send surveys or marketing communications to inform you of new products or Services
or other information that may be of interest;
e. To dispatch transaction-related communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders,
and purchase confirmations;
f. To notify the necessary information related to the Platform, Services and your or the
Child’s account on the Platform from time to time;
g. To maintain records and provide you and the Child with an efficient, safe and customized
experience while using the Platform;
h. To analyse overall trends to helps us improve the Platform and Services;
i. To perform quality audits and teacher training;
j. To furnish your information to service partners and providers only to the extent necessary
for delivering the relevant services (e.g. scheduling service and maintenance, providing
k. Verify your identity and prevent fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity;
l. To comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
n. AdditionallyWe may use your email address to seek parental consent of the Child for
registration of and to explain what information we are collecting, how we plan to use it, and
how the parent can revoke consent or request at any time that we remove the account and
delete any Personal Information collected from the Child (including the parental contact
o. We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information in response to any
statutory or legal requirements. We will use and disclose your Personal Information if we
believe you will harm the property or rights of the Platform, its owners, or those of the
Platform’s other users. Finally, we will use or disclose yours or the Child’s Personal
Information if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent,
or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential
threats to the physical safety of any person or property, violations of the Platform’s other
policies, or as otherwise required by law when responding to subpoenas, court orders and
other legal processes.
If we believe that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect our rights, property, or
safety, our Users or others, we may in good faith share information with other companies and
organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You agree that we may use Personal Information about you to improve our marketing and
promotional efforts, to analyse site usage, improve the Platform's content and Service
offerings, and customize the Platform's content, layout, and Services. These uses improve the
Platform and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with an efficient, safe
and customized experience while using the Platform.We may also use your personal
information for other purposes that are not incompatible with the purposes we have disclosed
to you (such as archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research
purposes, or statistical purposes) if and where this is permitted by applicable data protection
IV. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
a. Verifying your identity and conducting security, KYC (know-your-customer) and antimoney laundering diligence and background checks in order to set up user accounts;
b Verifying your eligibility to register as a Platform user in accordance with our Terms of
c. Setting up / administering user accounts, including providing log-in IDs and developing a
d. Providing users with customer service support; responding to queries, feedback, and
managing claims and/or disputes;
e. Assessing and monitoring account security and transaction risks of users of Brand Name
(www.edurific.com), detecting and preventing fraud, money laundering and other security
f. Personalizing our marketing and communications with you based on your browsing
records, and your order history;
g. Performing research or statistical analysis in order to improve the content and layout of the
Platform, and to improve the product offerings and services on Brand Name
(www.edurific.com), including, for example, using anonymized data for machine learning
V. DISCLOSURE OR SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may disclose (or provide access to) personal information to the following categories of
a. Third party business partners, service providers and or affiliates of Brand Name
(www.edurific.com), engaged by us or working with us to assist us to provide services to you
or notified to you when we collect your personal information. Categories of these partners or
service providers include:
b. Our business partners (for example, in order for them to provide you with discounts or
offers that may interest you);
c. Payment service providers who collect and process personal information to assist with
settling the payments for transactions or process refund request. The activities of payment
d. Customer service providers to provide after-sale services; risk control service providers to
assess the security of users’ accounts and transaction risks; and
e. To our professional advisers, law enforcement agencies, insurers, government and
regulatory and other organizations where we believe it is necessary to comply with applicable
laws or to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights or protect your vital interests or those
of any other person, we may also disclose and transfer your personal information or as
otherwise required or permitted by applicable laws.
f. To any other person with your consent to the disclosure.
We may have established relationships with third parties and websites to offer you good and
or services which we do not offer and such third parties and websites offer. We offer you
access to these other parties and their websites either through the use of hyperlinks to these
sites from our Platform or through offering "co-branded" sites in which both we and other
parties share the same uniform resource locator (URL), domain name or pages within a
domain name on the Internet. In some cases, you may be required to submit personal
sites. The privacy policies of those other parties may differ from ours, and we have no control
over the information that you submit to those third parties. You should read the relevant
products or services advertised by those parties.
a. We retain your personal information as long as we have an ongoing legitimate business
need to do so.
b. We keep some of your data even after you close your account.
c. If you choose to deactivate your account, your personal data will generally stop being
visible to others on our Services within 72 hours. We generally remove information and
profiles within 72 hours of account closure and this information will no longer be visible to
clients of the Service.
d. We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably
necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including tax and accounting laws and other
law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security,
prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our License Agreements, or fulfil your request to
“unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information
after your account has been closed.
e. Information you have shared with others (e.g. through Inbox, emails, posts etc.) will
remain visible after you closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile
or mailbox, and we do not control data that other Members copied out of our Services.
f. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information,
we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your
personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your
personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
VII. DATA SECURITY
We always strive to keep your Personal Information safe, we have been taking many safety
a. The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method
of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we
strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot
guarantee its absolute security.
b. Safety in the operating environment: we store your Personal Information in a safe
operating environment and it can only be accessed by employees, representatives and service
providers on a need-to-use basis. We comply with industry standards and the law to protect
your Personal Information.
c. The payment information: confidentiality according to industry standards.
d. We strictly limit the Personal Information that is publicly viewable about a User who is
known by us to be a Child. When a Child posts a review or comment on the Platform, only
the Child's age & name is posted, along with the content of the Child's posting. Although the
Child may create a profile for his/her account, no portion of the Child's profile other than the
Child's age and name is publicly viewable. For posting the child accomplishments (project
work) on social media a separate parental consent is sought. The posting includes Name,
Age, School, City, Picture and key project details.
e. Links to other Sites
Our Platform may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of
these links, you are entering another website over which we have no control and for which
we will bear no responsibility. Often these websites require you to enter your Personal
Information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all such websites as their
breach of your privacy of Personal Information or loss incurred by your use of such websites
collectively as "cookies") to recognize you when you visit our Platform. It explains what
these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control them.
What are cookies?
a. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your
computer's or mobile device’s hard drive. If you do not de-activate or erase the cookie, each
time you use the same browser or mobile device to access the Platform, our web servers will
be notified of your visit to the Platform and in turn we may have knowledge of your visit and
the pattern of your usage.
b. Cookies set by the website or app owner (in this case, Brand Name (www.edurific.com)
are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called
"third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be
provided on or through the website (e.g. like interactive content and analytics). The parties
that set these third- party cookies can recognize your device both when it visits the website in
question and also when it visits certain other websites.
c. Cookies can also be categorized as session cookies (which are erased once you close the
browser or shut down the device) and persistent cookies (which remain even after closing the
browser or shutting down the device/application and which are activated each time you visit
the Platform). The session cookies use encrypted data to authenticate you. The persistent
cookies do not store account numbers or passwords. We use both session cookies and
a. We use first-party and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required
for technical and/or security reasons in order for our Platform to operate, and we refer to
these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. First party cookies are mainly served to
enable basic functionality on our Platform; including web analytics cookies that help us
understand how users use our web pages and how we can improve their use.
enhance the experience on our Platform by researching visiting patterns; assisting our
partners to track user visits to the Platforms; and to track progress and participation in
promotions. We use first-party and third-party cookies for these purposes.
Cookies we use
The specific categories of first-party and third-party cookies served through our Platform and
the purposes they perform are described in the table below (please note that the specific
cookies served may vary):
a Essential Cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for enabling access and use of our
Platform. They provide necessary functionality to ensure the proper performance, security
and functionality of our Platform. These cookies cannot be disabled.
b. Statistical Cookies: Statistical cookies including analytics cookies collect information in
aggregate form to help us determine and understand how users interact with and use our
Platform. We use this information to help us to improve and optimize our Platform and its
c. Personalisation and Service Cookies: These cookies are used to remember your computer
or mobile device when you visit a website. They remember your registration and login details
and your settings and preferences such as language and region. They are also used to ensure
you don’t have to login every time you use your browser to comment on articles and to
ensure interactive services work effectively. Personalization cookies are also used to
recommend content we think you'll be interested in by serving and measuring relevant
advertising, based on what you've looked at before.
d. Personalization cookies may also include social media cookies which are used to enable
you to log into our Platform using your social media accounts and to share pages and content
that you find interesting on our Platform through third party social networking and other
websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.
e Marketing Cookies: Marketing cookies help us to ensure that we provide you with more
targeted and relevant marketing. We will also use marketing cookies to evaluate the
effectiveness of our marketing communications by monitoring open rate and conversions
Use of other tracking technologies, like web beacons
a. Cookies are not the only way to recognise or track visitors to our Platform. We may use
other, similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons (sometimes called "tracking
pixels" or "clear gifs"). These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that
enable us to recognise when someone has visited our Platform or opened an e-mail that we
have sent them. This allows us, for example, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one
page within our Platform to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand
whether you have come to our Platform from an online advertisement displayed on a thirdparty website, to improve site performance, and to measure the success of e-mail marketing
campaigns. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly,
and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.
How can I control cookies?
a.You can determine if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring the privacy setting
of the browser you are using to access the Platform or the "privacy setting" of your device.
browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information. If you
adjust the privacy setting in the browser, your device will continue collecting data unless you
adjust the privacy setting of the device, and vice versa.
b. You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. If you choose to set your
web browser controls to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to
some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.
c. Certain features of the Platform depend on cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to
block cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are
dependent on cookies may be lost.
a. Our Platform uses Google Analytics, an internet analytics service provided by Google.
Google 's cookies allow us analyse use of the Platform by telling us which pages our users are
viewing, which ones are most popular, what time of day our Platform are visited, if users
have previously visited our Platform, from which website users are redirected to our Platform
were and the like. The data generated by the cookie about your use of the Platform will be
transmitted to Google Analytics and stored by Google on their servers.
b. Google Analytics not only allows you to add new users, but it provides a very flexible
permission system. You can set which reports a user is allowed to see and which setup
options they are allowed to use.
c. Google Analytics uses the data on behalf of Brand Name (www.edurific.com)to evaluate
your use of the Platform, to compile reports on website activity for the website operators and
for other website activity and internet usage services. Google may disclose this information to
third parties under the terms of the law or for further processing by third parties on behalf of
Google Analytics Help Center
The IP address that your browser will pass on to Google will not be associated with any
other data stored by Google. Through your browser settings, you can block cookies;
however, this can lead to problems with the use of some functionalities of the website.
appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make.
required by applicable data protection laws.
effective immediately. You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking
the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this Privacy Notice.