Privacy Policy

Last Updated: [May 9, 2018]

GATE College System (“GATE,” “we,” “our,” and/or “us”) values the privacy of individuals who use our website and related services (collectively, our “Services”). This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains how we collect, use, and share information from users of our Services, including GATE school administrators (“Administrators”) and student users (“Users”). By using our Services, you agree to the collection, use, disclosure, and procedures this Privacy Policy describes. Beyond the Privacy Policy, the use of our Services is also subject to our Terms of Use https://www.gatecollegesystem.com/learn/terms-of-use/).

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

A. Information Provided To Us.

Registration and Profile Information.

· Administrators. When Administrators sign up for an account, we ask for information such as: email address, password, and school name. We may also ask Administrators to upload their student roster, and/or students’ email addresses, in order to facilitate the User registration process.

· Users. When Users sign up for an account, we ask for information such as:

  • Name
  • Username and password
  • Email address
  • Parent’s email address
  • Phone number
  • Birth date
  • Demographic information (including race/ethnicity and gender, zip code, parental marital status, parental education attainment, and family income level)
  • Academic information (including student status, grade level, academic interests, expected year of high school graduation, current school CEEB, years at current school, most recent prior year cumulative GPA, co-curricular interests and involvement, participation in any external organizations or systems of support)

Payment Information.

We use a third-party payment service to process payments made through the Services. If you make a payment through the Services, your credit or debit card information may be collected by such third party and not by us, and will be subject to the third party’s Privacy Policy, rather than this Privacy Policy. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, this third party’s collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information.

Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about them. For example, when you contact us through our Services, we receive your name, email address, the contents of their message, and any other information you may choose to provide, such as your phone number. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will collect certain information from you, such as your email address.

B. Information Collected Through the Use of Our Services.

Information from Cookies and Similar Technologies. We and our partners and service providers may collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies. By using the Services, you consent to the placement of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies in your browser and emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The information collected in this manner includes:

· Device Information. We receive information about you and your device, including IP address, web browser type, mobile operating system version, phone carrier and manufacturer, application installations, device identifiers, and referring URLs..

· Usage Information. When you use our Services, we automatically receive information about your interactions with our Services, like the dates and times of visits, and pages or content viewed.

We may use this information, for example, to ensure that the Services function properly, to determine how many users have visited certain pages, or to prevent fraud. We use IP address to derive approximate location.

We encourage you to review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn more about modifying your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from our Services, you may not be able to utilize the features of our Services to their fullest potential.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use information we collect to:

· Operate, maintain, enhance, and provide features of the Services, to provide information you request, to respond to comments and questions, and otherwise to provide support to website visitors, Administrators, and Users;

· Understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our website visitors, Administrators, and Users; to improve the Services, and to develop new features and functionality;

· Provide adaptive learning and customized learning experiences to Users;

· Communicate with Administrators and Users, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service and to provide Administrators and Users with updates and other information relating to our Services;

· For our business purposes, such as audits, security, fraud monitoring and prevention; and

· For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms of Use, or other legal rights, or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency

· We may use information about Administrators and other visitors, as well as de-identified information about Users, to provide and improve our Services, and demonstrate the effectiveness of our Services, including in our marketing.

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Service Providers. We may share information we receive with service providers who provide services such as website hosting, payment processing, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services. These service providers may collect or have access to information connection with the provision of our Services in accordance with applicable agreements.

As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (a) ensure legal and regulatory compliance; (b) respond to or participate in judicial process; (c) protect your safety or that of others, or the security of our Services; or (d) comply with law enforcement or regulatory requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena.

Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. To a potential or actual acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business or assets (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings)..

Additional Sharing Practices of Administrator and User Information:

User Content: We share User information with the User’s affiliated Administrator, including grades, progress reports, and test scores.

Aggregated De-identified Data. Where legally permissible, we may share information about Administrators and Users in aggregated de-identified form that cannot reasonably be used to identify Users in order to develop and improve our Services.

CHOICES

Email subscriptions.

From time to time, we send marketing e-mail messages to our users. If you no longer want to receive such emails from us on a going forward basis, you may opt-out via the “unsubscribe” link provided in each such email.

THIRD PARTIES

Our Services may contain links to trusted websites, products, or services that we do not own or operate. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy will not apply to any activities or information you choose to disclose to these third parties.

SECURITY

We use certain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to maintain the integrity and security of information that we collect. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and thus we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Children under the age of 13 may not register or create accounts through our Services, or otherwise provide us with personal information. If you learn that a child has provided us with personal information in violation of this Privacy Policy, they may alert us at support@gateold.kraynov.org

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

Our Services are hosted in the United States and intended for visitors located within the United States. If Administrators or Users choose to use our Services from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that they are transferring their personal information outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing. Also, we may transfer Administrator and User data from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with storing and processing data, fulfilling requests, and operating our Services. By providing any information, including personal information, on or to our Services, Administrators and Users consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted. If we materially change the ways in which we use or share personal information previously collected from Administrators or Users through our Services, we will notify them through our Services, by email, or other communication.

UPDATE OR DELETE PROFILE OR OTHER INFORMATION

Administrators and Users always remain in control of the information they provide to us. Administrators and Users may review, edit, or delete any information submitted to us at any time by signing into their account and adjusting their profile settings. Administrators and Users may also delete their account at any time. If an Administrator or User deletes his or her account, all of the content and information provided to us will also be deleted. We will also delete any information about Users at the request of the school or district. If there are any questions about privacy on our Services, this Privacy Policy, or anything else related to our Services, schools, districts, Administrators, Users, and others are encouraged to contact us at support@gatecollegesystem.com

GATE College System

3500 West Olive Avenue 3rd Floor

Burbank, CA 91505