Coteacher Privacy Policy

Updated July 15, 2020

Overview

Coteacher is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information (i.e. any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person) who visit the https://Coteacher.com website  and use the services available thereon. Changes  to this Privacy Policy will be posted to the Coteacher website  and/or Services and will be in effect once posted. Continuing to use Coteacher’s services indicates your agreement to any updates/changes to the privacy policy.

Information You Provide

When you register as a user of our Services, you provide information that will be used to populate your profile, provide the Services to you, and for other purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Your full name, school you teach at, and certain other information about you may be required by us to provide the Services.

We use Google APIs to access your first and last name and your email address.  This information is used to populate your profile.  We also use Google APIs to access your Google Drive, so that you can access files from your Google Drive within Coteacher and then share those files with other Coteacher users.  Your information is stored on our secure servers in the United States or in Canada.  

Providing your personal information indicates that you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of such personal information as specified in this Privacy Policy. The legal bases for our use  of personal information are majorly that it is necessary for the provision of our service .
We take steps specifically  to ensure that only those employees who need access to your personal information to fulfil their employment duties will have access to it. We may use and disclose your personal or account information for the following purposes:
To provide the Site and Services to you and to other users of the Site and Services;
To improve the quality of the Site and Services through polls, surveys and other similar feedback gathering activities conducted by Coteacher and/or third parties;

To create, manage and control your account information, and to verify access rights to the Site and Services;
To communicate with you or for notifying  you of upgrades  or additions to the Services or of the availability of any other services or features we provide;
To enforce this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service;
To protect against fraud or error, and to respond to claims of any violation of our rights or those of any third parties;
To provide a resolution to your requests for customer service;
To protect the rights, property or personal safety of you, us, our users and the public; and
As required to comply with applicable laws or as authorized by applicable laws.

Third Parties

We do not sell user data to third parties.  We may partner with third parties to provide additional services to our users in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Only when necessary, and in accordance with our Privacy Policy, will we disclose your information to third parties.

When we disclose your personal information to third parties, we take reasonable measures to ensure that the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy are complied with and these third parties provide sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures.
Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage third party service providers. By using the Services, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules than in your country. While such information is outside of Canada or the United States, it is subject to the laws of the country in which it is held, and may be subject to disclosure to the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of such other country, pursuant to the laws of such country. However, our practices regarding your personal information will at all times continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy and, if applicable, we will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal information from the EU/EEA to third country.

We may occasionally communicate with you regarding our products, services, news and events. You have the option to not receive this information. We provide an opt-out function within all email communications of this nature, or will cease to communicate with you for this purpose if you contact us and tell us not to communicate this information to you. The only kind of these communications that you may not “opt-out” of are those required to communicate announcements related to the Services, including information specific to your Account, planned Services suspensions and outages. We will attempt to minimize this type of communication to you.

Age of Consent

Neither the Site nor the Services are intended for children under 18 years of age, and no one under age 18 may provide any personal information to, on or through the Site or Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information to, on or through the Site or Services

We do not knowingly provide the Services to, and will not knowingly collect the personal information from anyone under the age of consent. If you live in a country in the EU/EEA, you must be at least 18 years old to use our Services or such greater age required in your country to register for or use our Services. If you live in any other country except those in the EU/EEA, you must be at least 18 years old to use our Services or such greater age required in your country to register for or use our Services.


Rights to Your Information

You have the right to access and change your information at any time through the web interface provided as part of the Services. On written request and subject to proof of identity, you may access the personal information that we hold, used or communicated and ask that any necessary corrections be made, where applicable, as authorized or required by law. However, to make sure that the personal information we maintain about you is accurate and up to date, please inform us immediately of any change in your personal information by e-mail.
Under the GDPR, you may be entitled to additional rights, including: (i) the right to withdraw consent to processing where consent is the basis of processing; (ii) the right to access your personal information and certain other supplementary information, under certain conditions; (iii) the right to object to unlawful data processing, under certain conditions; (iv) the right to erasure of personal information about you, under certain conditions; (v) the right to demand that we restrict processing of your personal information, under certain conditions, if you believe we have exceeded the legitimate basis for processing, processing is no longer necessary, are processing, or believe your personal information is inaccurate; (vi) the right to data portability of personal information concerning you that you provided us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, under certain conditions; (vii) the right object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you, under certain conditions; (viii) the right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities. If you want to learn more about your rights under the GDPR, you can visit the European
Commission’s page on Data Protection.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of the Site and/or Services who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email] with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line and in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you in your email address in response.

Aggregated Data

We may also use your personal information to generate Aggregated Data for internal use and for sharing with others on a selective basis. “Aggregated Data” means records which have been stripped of information potentially identifying users, and which have been manipulated or combined to provide generalized, anonymous information. Your identity and personal information will be kept anonymous in Aggregated Data.

Links

The Site and/or Services may contain links to other sites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of linked sites. Their privacy policies and practices differ from our policies and practices.

Cookies and Log Files

We use cookies and log files to track user information. Cookies are small amounts of data that are transferred to your web browser by a web server and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to track which page variant a visitor has seen, to track if a visitor has clicked on a page variant, to monitor traffic patterns and to gauge popularity of service options. We will use this information to deliver relevant content and services to you.

Change of Ownership or Business Transition

In the event of a change of ownership or other business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws.


Security and Retention

We will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, however, no data transmission over the Internet, by wireless device or over the air is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We have implemented and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices (based on the nature of the information we collect) to protect that information from unauthorized disclosure. We will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available.

We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone.
Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the Site and Services. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identification, passwords and/or any personal information in your possession for the use of the Site and/or Services. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Site or Services. Similarly, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of any personal information or other information which you receive from other users through the Site or Services, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any personal information or other information which you may receive using the Site or Services. We cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.
We will maintain your personal information for as long as they are needed, or as required by applicable laws, regulations, or government orders.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do so, we will send an email to users subscribed to our mailing list. To join this list, send an email to privacypolicy@coteacher.com. We will also add a site banner alerting users who may not be subscribed. If the change materially effects the treatment of your personal data, and we have your email but you are not subscribed to the Company News list, we will send you an email. (You are responsible for ensuring that we have an up-to-date email for this purpose.)

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, to make an access or correction request, to exercise any applicable rights, to make a complaint, or to obtain information about our policies and practices with respect to any service providers outside Canada, our Privacy Officer (or Data Protection Officer) can be reached by mail or email using the following contact information: by email at privacy@Coteacher.com or by mail at 1250 Rue Guy #600 Montréal, QC H3H 2T4