Grade Assess Privacy Policy

Grade Assess understands that privacy is important. We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to any and all products, services, applications, platforms, websites, or other affiliated ventures offered by Grade Assess. Throughout this Policy, "Grade Assess" and "We" refers to Grade Assess "You" or "Users" refers to you, our users - everyone who uses, joins, or visits Grade Assess. The "Grade Assess Service" refers to the applications, platform, website, and services operated or produced by Grade Assess.

By using the Grade Assess Service, you expressly consent to the information handling practices described in this notice.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Grade Assess Terms of Service.

Your use of the Grade Assess Service and any personal information you provide through the Grade Assess Service are subject at all times to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. The Information Grade Assess Collects
  2. The Way Grade Assess Uses Information
  3. When Grade Assess Discloses Information
  4. Your Choices
  5. Data Security
  6. Children's Privacy
  7. International Visitors
  8. In the Event of Merger or Sale
  9. Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy
  10. Effective Date, Date Last Modified
  11. Grade Assess Contact Information

1. The Information Grade Assess Collects:

  • Information You Provide: You may provide to Grade Assess what is generally called "personally identifiable" information (such as your name, email address, postal mailing address, and telephone numbers) if you upload, purchase, or view or download certain content or products from the Grade Assess Service, enter contests or sweepstakes, or otherwise use the features and functionality of the Grade Assess Service.
  • "Cookies" Information: When you access the Grade Assess Service, we may send one or more cookies - small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer. Grade Assess may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Grade Assess Service. Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser "Help" file to learn the best way to modify your cookie settings.
  • "Automatically Collected" Information: When you access the Grade Assess Service or open one of our HTML emails, we may automatically record certain information from your system by using different types of tracking technology. This "automatically collected" information may include Internet Protocol address ("IP Address"), a unique user ID, version of software installed, system type, the content and pages that you access on the Grade Assess Service, and the dates and times that you visit the Grade Assess Service.

2. The Way Grade Assess Uses Information:

  • Grade Assess uses the information that you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the Grade Assess Service.
  • We will use your email address, without further consent, for administrative communications such as notifying you of major Grade Assess Service updates, for customer service purposes, to address copyright infringement or defamation issues, or to contact you regarding any content that you have posted to or downloaded from the Grade Assess Service.
  • Grade Assess uses all of the information that we collect to understand the usage trends and preferences of our Users, to improve the way the Grade Assess Service works and looks, and to create new features and functionality.
  • Grade Assess may use "Automatically Collected" information and "Cookies" information to: (a) automatically update the Grade Assess application on your system; (b) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you access the Grade Assess Service; (c) provide customized third-party advertisements, content and information; (d) monitor the effectiveness of third-party marketing campaigns; (e) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages accessed; and (d) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities.

3. When Grade Assess Discloses Information:

  • Grade Assess does not share your personally identifiable information with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your prior express consent.
  • Grade Assess may disclose Automatically Collected and other aggregate non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to assist such parties in understanding the usage and demographic patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, or other functionality of Grade Assess.
  • Grade Assess may disclose User information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant in the manner required by the requesting entity.
  • Grade Assess also reserves the right to disclose User information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect Grade Assess from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Grade Assess Service; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Grade Assess, our Users, or others.

4. Your Choices:

  • You may, of course, decline to share your personally-identifiable information with Grade Assess, in which case Grade Assess will not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality found on the Grade Assess Service. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES.

5. Our Commitment to Data Security:

  • Grade Assess uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Grade Assess, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Grade Assess makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
  • If Grade Assess learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. Grade Assess may post a notice on the Grade Assess Service if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at help@gradeassess.com.

6. Our Commitment to Children's Privacy:

  • IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE GOINGON SERVICE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Grade Assess does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years-of-age. If Grade Assess learns that personally-identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected on or through the Grade Assess Service, then Grade Assess will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has become Grade Assess Service member, then please contact Grade Assess at help@gradeassess.com.com to have that child's account terminated and information deleted.

7. International Visitors:

  • For Users visiting the Grade Assess Service from the European Economic Area or other non-U.S. territories, please note that any data you enter into the Grade Assess Service will be transferred outside the European Economic Area or such other non-U.S. territory for use by Grade Assess and its affiliates for any of the purposes described herein. In addition, because Grade Assess operates globally, we may make information we gather available to worldwide business units and affiliates. By providing any data on the Grade Assess Service, you hereby expressly consent to such transfers of your data to the United States or other countries.

8. In the Event of Merger or Sale:

  • In the event that Grade Assess is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of that merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.

9. Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy:

  • This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically without further notice to you and this will be reflected by a "last modified" date below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Policy in effect when we received that personal information. Your continued use of the Grade Assess Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions. For revisions to this Privacy Policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you and obtain your consent before implementing revisions with respect to such information.

10. Effective Date, Date Last Modified:

  • Privacy Policy last modified on July 20, 2013.

11. Grade Assess Contact Information:

  • Please contact Grade Assess with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, and our third-party disclosure practices or your consent choices by email: help@gradeassess.com.com. We will respond to your inquiry within 30 days of its receipt.