Last Revised: 8 October 2016
Gradology, Inc., is referred to in this document (“Policy”) as “Gradology”, “we”, “our”, or “us”.
This Policy explains how personally information is collected, used and disclosed by Gradology with respect to your access and use of our web application (“App”).
The Gradology website located at https://www.gradology.com (collectively, the “Sites”) and Gradology’s online products and services provided therein (collectively with the App and Sites, the “Service”), so that you can make an informed decision about using the Service.
For the avoidance of doubt, the collection, use and disclosure of information by merchants that issue and redeem gift cards using the Service are governed by the privacy policies of those merchants.
We reserve the right to change the provisions and/or content of this Policy at any time.
What Is Personally Identifiable Information?
The term “personally identifiable information” includes information that distrinctly identifies an individual (such as a name, user name or email address, phone number, etc), or information about that individual that is directly linked to information that specifically identifies an individual. Personally identifiable information does not include “aggregate” information, which is data we collect about the aggregate use of the Service or about a group or category of services or users, or data that has been reasonably de-identified and from which individual identities or other personally identifiable information has reasonably been removed.
User Provided Collected Information
Whenever you use the Service and App, we are constantly collecting data in the form of usage, sessions, cookies, among other forms of data. Information that is voluntarily provided is collected and stored in our servers. This information includes, but is not limited to your email address, name, school, state, city, zip code, (if applicable) and/or other personally identifiable information. Other information including but not limited to personal, demographical, and geographical information may also be collected.
Automatically Collected Information
Some information is automatically logged and stored when you use our service Suh information may include but is not limited to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses which provide location, time, and other user-related data, device identifiers, phone numbers, device model and/or type and maker, browser(s), operating system, languages, etc.
Such information is often collected and stored in our logs for a period of time. Automatically collected information is not typically used and/or displayed to any users on Gradology. However, user-provided information may be used and/or displayed to other users on Gradology.
Gradology may, at times, collect information regarding your precise/exact location geographically. You may be prompted to when asked to share such information.
Gradology may employ the usage of cookies and whenever you use the Service. Cookies are data files sent between your computer and our servers for the purposes of retrieving the proper data and information to display on the Service.
We may employ the usage of Web beacons or link to clear GIF files throughout our web experience for the purposes of tracking information.
Personally identifiable information is stored securely on our servers in the United States and abroad.
Information We Collect From Other/Outside Sources: Gradology may also collect user information from other 3rd party services and sources including but not limited to social media sites, email addresses, etc.
How Does Gradology Use the Information Collected?
Information collected through Gradology may be used for a variety of uses, including but not limited to:
Gradology may share content and information with third parties. In most cases, you will be prompted or alerted before any such information is shared.
Information Retention, Deletion, and Storage
If your personal information is set to change or you would like to no longer be a part of the Gradology community, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for updates, modifications, or deletions.
If you wish to request the deletion of an unauthorized account, you may contact us at support@Gradology.com
Your information will be retained for as long as your account exists. All information needed to comply with legal obligations and statues will be retained in accordance with the law.
Security is of the utmost concern at Gradology. As noted in this policy, some personal information will be shared with every user on the Service.
We take reasonable measures and steps to ensure your information is safe and secure. However, despite our attempts to ensure the security of such information, no online security methods are impenetrable or perfect and we cannot guarantee against attacks or misuse.
Please make sure to not share your password with anyone. Sharing your password is a breach of this policy and you assume complete responsibility for any outcomes should such an event occur.
Any additional security questions should be redirected to email@example.com.
Connecting Via Social Networks
You can log in to the Service using sign-in services from your social network such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. Certain services, like Facebook Connect, give you the option to post information and to share such information with others within your social network. If you stop using the social network from which you signed-in to use the Service, you agree that we will nevertheless retain the personally identifiable information from such social network to which you provided us access in accordance with this Policy.
The Service includes social media features, including but not limited to Facebook sharing and other social networking related materials. These features may obtain, store, or collect your IP address and/or other personal information.