Throughout this document, the terms “we”, “us”, “our” &“ours” refer to GeniusKidsZone. And the terms “you”, “your” “yours” & “you and/or your child “refer to YOU (as the User).
‘Personal Data’ suggests that any data that may determine a person’s identity, directly or indirectly, above all by relevance associate degree symbol, together with not restricted to, a primary and name, physical address, email address, on-line symbol or different contact data and/or identity proof documents.
US Child Users
If your child is located in the United States of America, we handle their Personal Data in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). COPPA applies to child users who are under the age of 13.
COPPA requires that we receive verifiable parental consent from the child’s parent or legal guardian before the collection, use, or disclosure of the child’s Personal Data. To learn more about how we receive this parental consent, what personal data we collect from children, how we use this data, including when we disclose it, go to COPPA Direct Notice to Parents. We display this notice to all parents and guardians when soliciting and obtaining verifiable parental consent.
If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, please contact us as at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will dispose of that data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Parents can always refuse to permit us to collect further Personal Data, request to review their child’s Personal Data, or request that we delete from our records the personal data collected from or about their child. Please keep in mind that a request to delete records may lead to a termination of an account, membership, or other service, as the nature of our services requires collection of Personal Data. To exercise any of these options, please contact us at email@example.com. Please be aware that to protect children’s privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify a parent or legal guardian’s identity before granting access to any personal data.
EU Child Users
What Personal Data do we Collect & Process?
Categories of personal information that we tend to collect and process as follows:
- Demographic & Identity information of you/ or your kid (name, email address, contact variety, photograph, location), gender, birth date and year of the kid to validate age)
- Financial information (for e.g. account, payment details, invoice details)
- Online Identifiers and alternative Technical information (for e.g. IP address, dealings logs, device details)
- Online coaching sessions are recorded and used for quality audits of teacher coaching
- Projects, quizzes, activities, apps developed, performance completed as a part of our programs.
- Your kid may value more highly to give Personal information concerning themselves within the content they post on our web site. However, as outlined above, we require and have safeguards in place to ensure that you first consent to our collection and use of this Personal Data.
Where do we obtain your Personal Data from?
Most of the Personal Data we process is provided by you directly to us when you register to use our products and/or services including the registration for a free trial. This also includes the Personal Data collected automatically and in the background by us when you use our website and application(s). Certain information might be collected 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 and other tracking technologies). Please note that we do not collect Personal Data from children for the purposes of behavioral advertising. We shall not allow third-party behavioral trackers in areas intended to be used by children.
We may also receive Personal Data about you from third parties and publicly available sources of information.
How do we use your Personal Data?
To verify your identity
- To deliver our products and services
- To improve our products and services
- To perform quality audits and teacher coaching
- To communicate with you concerning existing merchandise and services availed by you, as well as notifications of any alerts or updates or surveys
- To assess, develop and improve our services
- For market and products analysis and marketing research
- To handle enquiries and complaints
- To change you to avail of our Services, and guarantee economical client care expertise and develop new options
- To investigate, prevent, or take action concerning banned activities, suspected fraud and things involving potential threats to the security of somebody
- With the required consent, to publicize, post and show the comes and/or apps created by your kid on our web site or connected pages or the other social media platforms beside your personal info in accordance with applicable laws.
Lawful Bases of processing your Personal Data
We process your Personal Data by relying on one or more of the following lawful bases:
- You have explicitly agreed to/consented to us processing your Personal Data for a specific reason. 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.
- The processing is necessary for the performance of the contract we have with you or to take steps to enter into a contract with you
- The processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation we have
Where the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any point in time. Please note that should the withdrawal of consent result in us not being able to continue offering our products and services to you, we reserve the right to withdraw or cease our products and services to you upon your consent withdrawal. You may withdraw consent by contacting us with a written request to the contact details specified below in the ‘Contact Us’ section. Upon receipt of your request to withdraw your consent, the consequences of withdrawal may be communicated to you. Upon your agreement to the same, your request for withdrawal will be processed.
For information on how we obtain verifiable parental consent for the processing of US child users’ Personal Data, see section US Child Users above.
When do we share your Personal Data with third parties?
We may use third parties in the provision of our products and services to you. We may share your Personal Data with such third parties. We have appropriate contracts in place with all such third parties. This means that they are not permitted to do anything with your Personal Data which is outside of the scope specified by us. They are committed to hold your Personal Data securely and retain it only for the period specified in our contracts with them
- Reasons for sharing your Personal Data with third parties: We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties only where it is lawful to do so. This includes instances where we or they:
- need to provide you with products or services
- have asked you for your consent to share it, and you have agreed
- have a legal obligation to do so. For e.g., to assist with detecting and preventing fraud
- have a requirement in connection with regulatory reporting, litigation or asserting or defending legal rights and interests
- We may also disclose your Personal Data to appropriate authorities if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, legal process; protect the safety of any person; address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights or the rights of those who use our products & services.
- With whom your Personal Data may be shared:
We may disclose your Personal Data to the following third parties:
- who work for us or provide services or products to us
- law enforcement authorities, government authorities, courts, dispute resolution bodies, regulators, auditors and any party appointed or requested by applicable regulators to carry out investigations or audits of our activities
- statutory and regulatory bodies, authorities (including the government) investigating agencies and entities or persons, to whom or before whom it is mandatory to disclose Personal Data as per the applicable law, courts, judicial and quasi-judicial authorities and tribunals, arbitrators and arbitration tribunals.
- Online training sessions are recorded and used for quality audits and teacher training. We maintain complete confidentiality of the recordings and under no circumstances they will be accessible to or shared with any third party.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information about your actions to the owners of the website.
Most web browsers allow you some control of cookies through browser settings. We offer certain features that are only available using a cookie.
Outlined below are the categories of cookies along with a description of what they are used for.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are needed to run our website, to keep it secure and to comply with regulations that apply to us.
- Functional Cookies – We may use functional cookies on our website. These cookies allow us to remember information you enter or choices you make (such as your username, language, or your region) and provide you with enhanced, more personalized features.
- Performance/Analytics Cookies – We might use performance/analytics cookies on our website. These cookies collect data concerning our guest’s use on our website and services, together with that pages guests attend most frequently and if they receive error messages from sure pages. It is used to improve how our website functions and performs.
- Marketing Cookies – We might use promotional cookies on our website. These cookies facilitate us to decide that of our products, services and offers is also relevant for you. We might use this information to tailor ads you see on our own and different websites and mobile apps, together with social media.
How do we secure your and your child’s Personal Data?
We are committed to protecting your and your child’s Personal Data in our custody. We take reasonable steps to ensure appropriate physical, technical and managerial safeguards are in place to protect Personal Data from unauthorized access, alteration, transmission and deletion. We ensure that the third parties who provide services to us under appropriate contracts take appropriate security measures to protect Personal Data in line with our policies.
How long do we keep your and your child’s Personal Data?
We keep the Personal Data we collect about you and your child for as long as it is required for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice and for legal or regulatory reasons. We may take reasonable steps to delete or permanently de-identify your Personal Data that is no longer needed.
No Sale of Personal Data
We shall not sell any Personal Data of yours and/ or the children for the purpose of marketing, advertising, or any other third-party use, except in accordance with express consent obtained from you.
We always strive to keep your and your child’s Personal Data safe.
The security of your and your child’s Personal Data 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 Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
- Safety in the operating environment: we store your and your child’s Personal Data 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 and your child’s Personal Data
- The payment information: we adhere to confidentiality and security according to industry standards.
Links to other Websites
Our website may contain links to websites of other organizations. This privacy notice does not cover how those organizations process your Personal Data. We encourage you to read the privacy notices on the other websites you visit.
During and as part of the classes or curriculum the child might be required to access, visit, browse and make use of third-party websites, applications and content, the use of which is governed by terms and conditions of such third parties. The information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the third-party site or platform’s privacy practices. Privacy choices you have made on the third-party site or platform will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our applications. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our sites or applications and to read the privacy policies of other sites that may collect your personal data.
You have the following rights regarding Personal Data that we process about you:
Access: you’ve got a right to understand what personal information we tend to hold concerning you and to get a copy of the same.
- Data portability: Subject to law, you’ve got a right to get in code format the personal information you’ve provided to us.
- Rectification and erasure: You’ve a right to have incomplete, incorrect, unneeded or out-of-date personal information concerning you deleted or updated.
- Withdraw your consent: You’ve the right to withdraw your consent to method your and your child’s personal information.
- The right to object: You’ve the right to object to our process of your Personal information.
- The right of restriction. you’ve got the correct to request that we tend to limit the process of your Personal information.
You may exercise your rights by managing your account and choices through our products and services or, if that is not possible, by contacting us. In some cases, if you withdraw your consent or wish us to delete or stop processing your personal data, we might not be able to continue to provide the services to you.
If you are not satisfied with what we provide when you exercise your rights, you can let us know by contacting us.
Additional Rights Applicable to EU Residents
Additional rights are applicable to EU residents, which are provided ANNEXURE.
For any further queries and complaints related to privacy, or exercising your rights, you could reach us at:
Contact Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization’s Name: STEP One Step Ahead
Notification of changes
The below rights are available to you if you are an EU resident:
Right of Access
Upon request, You have the right to get confirmation as to whether or not We are processing Your Personal Data, a copy of Your Personal Data and any other additional information as specified by General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR).
Right to Rectification
Upon request, You have the right to get Your inaccurate Personal Data rectified and Your incomplete Personal Data completed.
Right to Erasure
Upon request, You have the right to obtain erasure or deletion of Your Personal Data on the grounds specified by EU-GDPR unless there is any exception specified by EU-GDPR is preventing Us to execute Your right.
Right to Restriction of Processing
Upon request, You have the right to request restriction of processing of Your Personal Data on the grounds specified by EU-GDPR.
Right to Data Portability
Upon request, You have right to receive and/or transmitted to any other organization, Your Personal Data which You have provided to Us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format on the grounds specified by EU-GDPR unless there is any exception specified by EU-GDPR is preventing Us to execute Your right.
Right to Object
Upon request, You have the right to object to the processing of Your Personal Data on the grounds specified by EU-GDPR.
Right to not be subject to Automated decision-making, including profiling
You have the right to not be subject to a decision primarily based only on automatic process, together with identification, that produces legal or equally important effects regarding You.
Right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority
You have the right to lodge a grievance with a superior authority, specifically within the Member State of Your habitual residence, place of labor or place of associate alleged infringement of the overall knowledge Protection Regulation.