Online Privacy Statement

General Information about the policy of this website in its collection, protection, use and disclosure of the personal information gathered on this site. If you are under 18 years of age, Please be sure to read this privacy statement with your parents or guardian and ask them questions about what you don't understand.

Edvantage Point Platform

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to the collection and use of Personally Identifiable Information by edvantagepoint.com provided in connection with use of our platform, products and services. The Policy describes how we use, disclose, and protect the privacy and security of information that we may collect, and should be read in conjunction with the “Terms of Use Agreement”, which will prevail in the event of any conflict or discrepancy. This “Privacy Policy” applies only to information collected and services provided through edvantagepoint.com, and does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources. We make our services available to all educational institutions, parents, guardians, students and our partners and they, in turn, register and provide and/or upload their information on our platform.

This website, www.edvantagepoint.com, is owned by Edvantage Point Technologies Private Limited ("Edvantage Point"). We recognize the importance of explaining our Policy to users of our site and protecting the privacy of Personally Identifiable Information we obtain through the site. Please note that this Policy may be revised by us from time to time, particularly to address changes in our business, the law or technology. If that happens, we will post the revised Policy here. Revisions are effective upon posting and your use of this site after the posting will be subject to the changed terms or the revisions.

Personally Identifiable Information is information through which you can be directly or indirectly identified, e.g. your name, your e-mail address and items you purchased.

Collection of Information
  1. Sign-up/Registering: Educational institutions, parents, guardians, students, partners and others will be asked to submit required information, which maybe in the nature of Personally Identifiable Information to register for the services we provide. This is necessary to enable us to offer optimal features, content, and functions available on edvantagepoint.com as well as subsequent services. We have discussed this in detail in the ‘use and disclosure’ section.
  2. Technical Support: We offer technical support to users. In connection with requests for technical support, educational institutions, parents, guardians and students may be asked to provide information such as name, e-mail address, current school/ educational institution, user login, and other details, including (for certain features) screen share information. This information is collected to help us process your request.
  3. Cookies: Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but your browser may allow you to change your settings to notify you of a cookie being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain content, features, or personalization that may be available through edvantagepoint.com.

We do not collect personally identifiable information about a user, unless it is voluntarily provided to us and so that we can serve the user's needs and our legitimate business purposes as stated here. A user's personally identifiable information may also be used by us to help improve this site, and for our marketing and promotional purposes. The information will be treated as confidential by us. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features.

Links to Other Sites

Links from this site can take you to several sites relating to Edvantage Point or its partners, as well as to third party websites or resources. The information practices of such websites are not covered by this Privacy Statement or any other policies or terms of this site. Each of them may have a different privacy policy and terms of use. Be sure that you know the terms of use and privacy policy of any linked website before using it.

Public Postings

Users should be reminded that any Personally Identifiable Information that is voluntarily posted by a user to a public area on our site (for example, a posting to a bulletin board or chat room) might be collected and used by others. We cannot prevent such uses.

Use and Disclosure

We may use and/or disclose any Personally Identifiable Information we collect from and about you ONLY for the following purposes and as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy:

  1. To Provide Our Services: We will use the information provided to us for rendering our services. This will include providing information about the Educational Institutions to all persons accessing our site. We will also share certain information about parents, guardians and students to the Educational institutions subject to receipt of consent from the said parents, guardians and students.
  2. To Provide and Manage the Site: We use the Personally Identifiable Information we collect about you to provide the features on edvantagepoint.com, including to personalize your experience by delivering relevant content, to allow you to comment on content and create content (where applicable), to provide you with customer support, and to respond to inquiries.
  3. To Improve Our Products and Services: We may also use and disclose anonymous or aggregate data about activity on the site to assist us in the development, evaluation, and provision of improved educational products and services and for no other purposes.
  4. To Contact You: We use Personally Identifiable Information to contact users only in connection with their use of edvantagepoint.com such as, including for notifying them of technical support fixes and feedback. Users may opt-out of these service notifications.
  5. To Allow Service Providers to Assist Us: We may engage third party service providers, partners, and agents (“Third Party Agents”) to perform functions on our behalf, such as providing customer service, credit card processing, marketing, and analytics. We may divulge your Personally Identifiable Information to such Third Party Agents to enable them to assist us in these efforts. If we engage such Third Party Agents, they will be bound by this Privacy Policy to only use the information we provided for such specific purposes.
  6. To Share with Our Partners: We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with our partners, affiliated companies that we own, control (or that own or control us) or have tied up with, and solely for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Our partners and affiliates are similarly bound by this Privacy Policy.
  7. In Compliance with Legal Obligations: We may share your Personally Identifiable Information where necessary in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements.
  8. For Corporate Transactions: As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution. To protect our rights and our users’ rights, there may be situations when we may disclose your information, where we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate in order to:
  9. protect, enforce, or defend our legal rights, safety, privacy, operations, or property, or that of our partners, affiliates, or subsidiaries, or their employees, agents, and contractors;
  10. protect the rights, safety, privacy, security, or property of users of the site or others;
  11. protect against fraud or for risk management purposes;
  12. comply with the law or legal process, including laws outside your country of residence;
  13. respond to requests from public and government authorities, including those outside your country of residence; or
  14. allow us to pursue available remedies or limit damages that we may sustain.
Security

We use commercially-reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard information in our possession against theft, loss, and unauthorized use, modification, or disclosure, in compliance with applicable law.

User Control

If you would like to review, update, correct, suppress, or otherwise limit use of your Personally Identifiable Information that you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us at support@edvantagepoint.com. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to the information.

Data Retention

We will retain your Personally Identifiable Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.

We may also retain back-up information related to the information uploaded by you on our servers for some time after cancellation, for the purposes of fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was posted on 31st-October-2016. Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contact Us

Please contact us at support@edvantagepoint.com with any queries regarding this Privacy Policy.