PARENT TEACHER MOBILE PRIVACY POLICY

(Effective April 17th, 2021)

Table of Contents
  1. Privacy Overview
  2. Acceptance And Use
  3. Parental Consent
  4. Compliance with FERPA
  5. Compliance with COPPA
  6. Compliance with GDPR
  7. Compliance with Pledge
  8. Types Of Data We Collect From You
  9. Personal identifiers from your browsing activity
  10. What happens when a Student registers for your site?
  11. What rights do parents have?
  12. Why do we gather information?
  13. What rights do Californian Users have?
  14. What rights do Individuals in the EEA+ have?
  15. How do you get consent from parents of younger EEA+ users?
  16. What is the data NOT collected for?
  17. How We Use Your Data
  18. Cookies and Web Beacons
  19. Transfer Of Data
  20. How long we keep your personal information
  21. Your Data Privacy Rights and Choices under the GDPR
  22. Disclosure Of Personal Data
  23. Data Security
  24. Changes to our Privacy Policy
  25. Contact Us



IMPORTANT MESSAGE

  1. Privacy Overview

  2. Parent Teacher Mobile respects every user's privacy, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of your privacy, including the Student Privacy Pledge (‘Pledge’) Policy.

    This policy applies to the information Parent Teacher Mobile collect from parents, teachers and students when they use our Parent Teacher Mobile platform. It also covers personal information collected on the website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before accessing our Website and using Parent Teacher Mobile Services. All personal data is duly encrypted and stored in a secured servers.

    If you have any questions regarding this policy or our privacy practices, please contact us [email protected]



  3. Acceptance And Use

  4. By using our Website, you signify your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy, which is considered your official consent to process your personal information, consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your data, as described further below.

    If you are not comfortable with any aspect of this Privacy Policy. You should immediately discontinue any access to the Parent Teacher Mobile website and services.



  5. Parental Consent

  6. We get verifiable parental consent for student below legal age (as specified by the local laws) before a he/she is allowed to use the site. The legal age of children in the USA is 13 years. In case you come across an instance where Parent Teacher Mobile is collecting information from a student without parental consent, please contact us immediately at xxxxxxxxxxxxx



  7. Compliance with FERPA

  8. FERPA is the “Family Education Rights and Privacy Act”. It governs the terms to protect personally identifiable information (PII) of students. Data collected by Parent Teacher Mobile may include personally identifiable information from “education records” (Education Records in FERPA refers to documents, digital or otherwise, that may contain information related to a student).

    Under this Privacy Policy, you designate Parent Teacher Mobile as a “School Official” (School Official in FERPA refers to an agency that provides a service to schools for use and maintenance of FERPA records, is under the direct control of the school and uses PII only for authorised purposes). Parent Teacher Mobile agrees to comply with FERPA.



  9. Compliance with COPPA

  10. Parent Teacher Mobile operates with parental consent for all underage children. The responsibility of obtaining the parental consent rests with the account creator. Children under 13 must obtain parental consent before creating their own account, or a parent or teacher must create their account on their behalf. We do not encourage children to share their work publicly. We continuously review and update our practices to ensure compliance with COPPA requirements.



  11. Compliance with GDPR

  12. Parent Teacher Mobile collects minimal information from you and only uses it for the purposes explicitly called out in the Privacy Policy. The data collected is stored securely using industry standards. All the details with regards to the nature of the data collected and the reason for collecting it can be found in the Privacy Policy.



  13. Compliance with Pledge

  14. In accordance with the Student Privacy Pledge (‘Pledge’) we do collects minimal information from you and only uses it for authorized educational/school purposes, or as authorized by the parent/student. Please be aware that we not collect, maintain, use, or share student personal information beyond that needed.



  15. Types Of Data We Collect From You

  16. For the provision of the services, We only collect the data that we need for providing Parent Teacher Mobile services. It is our honest endeavour to minimise the data that we collect about our users;

    • Account Information: We collect information from all individuals creating an account on Parent Teacher Mobile site. This includes teachers, students, parents, etc. which is considered personal data as regards to GDPR;
    • “Student Data”: Any data collected by us that can be linked back to an individual student. This contains name, age, Email ID, name of parents and the school name.
    • “Log Data”: We collect log data such as your IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, and your mobile carrier. Additionally we also use cookies to keep you logged into your system to improve your user experience.
    • Purchase and transaction Information: When you subscribe for our products and service on the website, you may be asked some information about yourself
    • Other data provided by you voluntarily: You may choose to voluntarily provide other information to us that we do not request, and, in such instances, you are solely responsible for such information.

    Sometimes, we receive information about you from third parties. This includes information from your school, but also in the case of teachers or other school staff, information from publicly available sources.



  17. Personal identifiers from your browsing activity

  18. Most times we receive, requests by your web browser to our servers for web pages and other content on our website are recorded by us. We record information such as: Your geographical location, your Internet service provider and your IP address when you:

    • login;
    • send a private message within the Parent Teacher Mobile platform; and
    • request information from Parent Teacher Mobile (such as when you request a password reset email).
    • We collect this information to enable us to be able to detect and diagnose any misuse of the Parent Teacher Mobile platform.

    We also record information about the device you are using to browse our website, such as the type of computer or device and the screen resolution. We use this information in aggregate to assess the popularity of the webpages on our website and how we perform in providing content to you.



  19. What happens when a Student registers for your site?

  20. We support the the Student Privacy Pledge (‘Pledge’), the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other frameworks like the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the UK GDPR (together, the GDPR), which endorse the protection of children and their data. Our goal is to minimize the information gathered from and disseminated about a child while permitting their active participation with our services. Under COPPA in the United States, children for these purposes are considered to be individuals under the age of 13. This age range may vary in other countries and regions. Where consent is required or recommended for a particular purpose or practice, we aim to get parental consent for student in accordance with the age designated by the country they are in.

    We have in place strict limitations about what personal information can be collected and viewed about a child and how and when they can be contacted. We take extra steps to limit information collected and protect privacy, as described in this policy.



  21. What rights do parents have?

  22. If you are a parent of a younger user, and we need your consent to certain processing of your child’s personal information, if you:

    • believe your child is participating in an activity on the Site that uses their personal information without the parental consent required by law; and/or
    • no longer wish for your child to participate as a member of the Site,

    We will delete your child’s Profile, and any parental contact information we may hold, on request.

    If you are a parent based in the EEA+, or outside the EEA+ and you wish to exercise the rights described above: you can do so through xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.



  23. Why do we gather information?

  24. We gather, use and disclose information that allows us to: provide and administer the products and services that you request and communicating with you about your use of our products and services; provide you the optimal experience with the Site(s) and the Service and to help us better understand what products and services you're most interested in. We also collect your personal information to communicate with you. To do this, we collect information that helps us understand your needs and preferences.

    We will only use or disclose your personal information for the purposes set out in this notice and as otherwise authorized or required by law.



  25. What rights do Californian Users have?

  26. We offer Californians users certain rights to their personal information, including the right to access, correct, delete, and port data. Our privacy policy and our Children policy explain how we collect, use, and share information. As discussed herein, we are not in the business of selling your personal information.



  27. What rights do Individuals in the EEA+ have?

  28. Individuals in the EEA+ have certain rights in respect of their personal data, including the right to certain disclosures about how it is processed, and the right to access, correct and delete it.



  29. How do you get consent from parents of younger EEA+ users?

  30. If parental consent is required in respect of any processing of a younger EEA+ user’s Personal Data, that User must provide their parent’s email address. We use that email address to contact the User’s parent to ask for their consent to the relevant processing – we also explain to the parent:

    • What Personal Data we collect about a child with a parental consent;
    • how we use it and why; and
    • how the parent can revoke their consent and/or ask that we delete their child’s Profile and their Personal Data.

    If at this stage, the parent gives us their consent, we will carry out the processing. If not, we won’t.



  31. What is the data NOT collected for?

  32. Below are instances we will never use your data for;

    • We do not allow advertising or sharing data for advertising for any data collected through Parent Teacher Mobile;
    • We never display ads, share data for the purpose of displaying ads, or allow data collection by advertisers or data brokers;
    • We never sell data to anyone for any purposes;
    • We never allow profiling of our users for targeted online ads;


  33. How We Use Your Data

  34. We are not in the business of renting or selling your personal data. We do not share or disclose your personal data without your prior written consent, except as follows;

    • To Identify you. Personal identification information is collected and processed for the purposes of User identification
    • To manage your account and registration: To determine whether to register you as a user of our Site, and manage your account preferences;
    • To facilitate payments: To collect payment from you when you order from us, to process payments when you transact on our platform;
    • To create and maintain trusted environment. We verify or authenticate information or identifications provided by you (such as email). We also use collected information to detect and prevent fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents, and other illegal and harmful activities.
    • Communicating with you: we use your data when we communicate with you (e.g., when we respond to customer support or other inquiry).

    In accordance with the Student Privacy Pledge (‘Pledge’) we do not collect, maintain, use, or share student personal information beyond that needed for authorized educational/school purposes, or as authorized by the parent/student.



  35. Cookies and Web Beacons

  36. Like any other website, Parent Teacher Mobile uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors'browser type and/or other information.



  37. Transfer Of Data

  38. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.



  39. How long we keep your personal information (Data Retention)

  40. We keep your Personal Information only for as long as it is warranted to provide our Services, fulfill our commitments to you, and/or adhere to legal or regulatory requirements. If you are a Member, we keep your Personal Information for the duration of our relationship. Certain Personal Information may be kept and archived for longer though, as required for recordkeeping purposes or backing up Services’ data for example. When Personal Information is expired, or is no longer needed and does not have to be retained, we may return, delete, destroy, or anonymize it, depending on what method is systematically and procedurally possible, most secure, and what our related retention commitments are.



  41. Your Data Privacy Rights and Choices under the GDPR

  42. We enable you to make numerous choices about your data: Below is the following data protection rights you have when using the Site. You may choose to use this privacy right and choices below for the protection of your data.

    • Access. Request access to your Personal Data.
    • Correction. Request correction of inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data that we hold about you.
    • Erasure. Request erasure of your Personal Data.
    • Objection. Object to our reliance on our Legitimate Interests as the legal basis of processing of your Personal Data;
    • Restriction. Request the restriction of processing of your Personal Data until we address your request establish its accuracy or our reasons for processing it;
    • Portability. Request the transfer of your Personal Data in a portable format to you or a third party of your choice;
    • Withdraw consent. Withdraw your consent to any Processing that relies on it as a legal basis (see below):

    The easiest way to submit your request to us is through our support email found at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. We respond to all requests from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights under Applicable data protection laws.

    For users in the USA, please note that to comply with FERPA, we may need to retain certain student education records once a valid request to inspect those records has been made and we may retain your data to comply to the FERPA requirements.



  43. Disclosure Of Data

  44. We may share your personal information with any member of our organization, which means our subsidiaries, our service providers etc. we may also disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

    • To comply with a legal obligation
    • To protect and defend the rights or property of Parent Teacher Mobile
    • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
    • To protect the personal safety of user of the Service or the public
    • To protect against legal liability

    Business transfers. In the event that Parent Teacher Mobile undergoes any reorganisation, restructuring, merger, sale, or other transfer of assets your information will be disclosed to our prospective new business owner

    In accordance with the Pledge we will request that third parties and companies operate in a manner consistent with Pledge principles or allow users a choice for information to not be disclosed to that specific entity.



  45. Data Privacy and Security

  46. We are committed to maintaining your data's privacy, confidentiality and security, we have put measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the data you provide us under our control. All personal data is encrypted and stored in secure servers. We employ modern and secure techniques to protect our systems from intrusion by unauthorized individuals, and we regularly upgrade our security as better methods become available.



  47. Changes to our Privacy Policy

  48. Parent Teacher Mobile continually strives to implement new technologies and processes to protect you better, your privacy, and your use of the www.Parentteachermobile.com service. As a result, changes to this privacy policy may be made by Parent Teacher Mobile from time to time. In no event will these changes result in the degradation of any security measures designed to protect you from unauthorized disclosure.



  49. Contact Us

  50. To send us your questions, comments, or complaints or receiving communications from us kindly email us using [email protected]