DARASA ONLINE LTD.
1. Information You Provide to Us Directly
Darasa Online may collect different information from or about You depending on the manner in which You use the Services. The following examples are provided to help You better understand the information We may collect through Your use of the Services.
When You sign up for and use the Services (including through a Third Party Platform) We will collect any information You provide to Us directly such as the following:
In order to use certain features of the Services, such as purchasing or registering for a Course, You are required to register for an Account, and in that case, We will collect and store any registration information You provided to Us, such as e-mail address, password, Your date of birth, and age, and we will assign You a unique identifying number (“Registration Information”).
You may also have the option of providing additional information about Yourself, including but not limited to a photo, headline, website link, social media profiles, or other information you may choose to enter (“Profile Information”) to create a profile (“Profile”).
Public Posting / Shared Content:
Some of the Services may allow You to interact with other Users and/or post, share, communicate or otherwise transmit content publicly, such as by posting comments in a Course page, sending messages to others, or posting photos (collectively “Shared Content” or “Public Posting”). We may collect and store Public Postings and Shared Content. Shared Content or Public Postings may be publicly available or viewable by others depending on where such content is posted.
You hereby grant Darasa Online a non-exclusive right and license to reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, offer, market and otherwise use and exploit the Public Postings and Shared Content.
Darasa Online allows You to enroll in and take online Courses on a variety of topics which are taught by Instructors where, among other things, You will see reviews for Courses by others. We collect information relating to taking Courses, including, without limitation, course, assignment, and quiz completion activity, interchanges with the Course Instructors, teaching assistants and other Students, answers to questions, essays and other items submitted to satisfy the Course requirements, (“Course Information”).
You hereby consent to Our sharing of Registration Information (except for your email address), Profile Information, and Course Information to Instructors and teaching assistants. Darasa Online does not provide Students’ email addresses to Instructors or teaching assistants. Darasa Online does not control how Instructors or teaching assistants treat Registration Information, Profile Information, or Course Information and is not liable for Instructors’ or teaching assistants’ use of such information.
If You make any purchases through our Services, such as for Courses, We may collect certain information regarding Your purchase (such as Your name and Billing Address) as necessary to process Your order. You will be required to provide certain payment and billing information directly to our payment processing partners, including but not limited to Your name, credit card information, Mobile Money wallet number, billing address and zip code. We do not access, store or collect Your credit card information.
If You are an Instructor, We may enable You to link Your bank account, mobile money wallet account or other payment account to the Services so that We can pay You. When You link such account, You allow Us to collect and use certain information from such accounts to provide those payments, such as Your payment account email address or account ID, physical address, and other information necessary for Us to send payment to such account. We do not access, store, or collect Your payment card or bank account information. The collection, use, and disclosure of Your information will also be subject to the privacy policies and other terms of the payment account providers. You should review such privacy policies, terms, and other agreements.
Information Received Through Your Third Party Platform:
The Services may contain third party links or allow You to access the Services through Third Party Platforms, such as Facebook. If You use Our Services on or through a Third Party Platform, including via any mobile and/or other Internet connected devices (“Wireless Devices”), or click on third party links, the collection, use, and disclosure of Your information and Your use of the Services will also be subject to the privacy policies and other terms of such third parties or Third Party Platforms. You should review such privacy policies, terms, and other agreements.
By way of example only, We may collect some or all of the following information from Your Third Party Platform account when You register or use the Services on or through a Third Party Platform:
- Your full name
- Your profile picture or its URL
- Your ID Number, which is linked to publicly available information such as Your name and profile photo
- The login e-mail address
- Your physical location and that of Your access devices, including any Wireless Device
- Your gender
- Your birthday
- List of friends or contacts
Communications, Support Requests, Potential Abuse:
2. Information We Collect Through Automated Means
Technical and Usage Data
When You access the Services, including browsing Our Courses, We collect certain information by automated means. This information may include without limitation: (a) technical information about Your computer or Wireless Device, such as Your IP address, device type, operating system type and version, unique device ID, browser, browser language, domain and other systems information, platform types (collectively, “Technical Information”); and (b) usage statistics about Your interaction with the Services, including Courses accessed, time spent on pages or the Services, pages visited, search queries, click data, portions of the Services used, date and time, and other information regarding Your use of the Services (collectively, “Usage Data”).
This Technical Information and Usage Data, which may be linked to Your information, is collected through the use of server log files and tracking technologies, including: (i) cookies, which are small files that websites send to Your computer or Wireless Device to uniquely identify Your browser or mobile device or to store information in Your browser setting; and (ii) web beacons, which are small objects that allow Us to measure the actions of visitors using the Services.
Geolocation Information: IP addresses received from Your browser or device may be used to determine Your approximate location, such as the city, country associated with an IP address.
3. Online Advertising
We may use third-party advertising technologies that allow for the delivery of advertising about our Services on other websites You visit and other applications You use. The ads may be based on various factors such as the content of the page You are visiting, information You enter such as Your age and gender, Your searches, demographic data, user-generated content, and other information we collect from You. These ads may be based on Your current activity or Your activity over time and across other websites and online services and may be tailored to Your interests.
We use third parties (e.g., ad networks and ad servers such as Google Analytics, DoubleClick and others) to help deliver these tailored advertising on other websites and in mobile applications. These third parties may place cookies or other tracking technologies on Your computer, mobile phone, or other device to collect information about Your use of the Services as discussed above and may access these cookies or other tracking technologies on Your computer, mobile phone, or other device You use to access the Services in order to serve these tailored advertisement. We also may share with third-party advertisers a hashed version of Your email address that is anonymized and cannot be used to identify you, solely in non-human readable form and content that You share publicly when using the services (e.g, user-generated content) for purposes of delivering tailored advertising.
Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Services, You may still receive advertisements on other websites and mobile applications even if You opt-out. In that case, the advertising will not be tailored to Your interests. Also, we do not control any of the above opt-out links or whether any particular company chooses to participate in these opt-out programs. We are not responsible for any choices You make using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
4. How We Use the Information We Collect
Darasa Online may use the information We collect through Your use of the Services to:
- Provide, administer, and facilitate Your use of the Services, including to display customized content;
- Process or fulfill Your request(s) and/or order(s) for Courses, products, services, information or features;
- Communicate with You concerning Your Account by:
- Responding to Your questions or concerns;
- Emailing You information or providing in app messages about Your progress in Courses, rewards programs, new services, new features, promotions, newsletters, and other available Courses, which You can opt out of at any time;
- Sending push notifications to Your Wireless device to provide updates and other relevant messages. You can manage push notifications from the “options” or “settings” page for the mobile application.
- Understand and improve the Services and develop new products, services or features;
- Enable User-to- User communication and interaction;
- Manage Your Account preferences, establish Your Profile and Registration Information;
- Facilitate the technical functioning of the Services, including without limitation to troubleshoot and resolve issues, secure the Services; and prevent fraud and abuse
- Respond to customer support questions and issues and resolve disputes;
- Create, review, analyze and share Technical Information;
- Analyze trends and User traffic, track purchases and usage information;
- Advertise our Services on third party websites or mobile applications
- Market, process or fulfill Promotions administered or sponsored by Darasa Online;
- Solicit feedback from Users;
- As required or permitted by law;
- As We, in Our sole discretion, otherwise determine to be necessary or required to ensure the safety and/or integrity of Our Users, employees, third parties, members of the public, and/or our Services;
- Identify unique users across devices; or
- Tailor advertisements across devices.
5. How Do We Keep Your Information Secure?
Darasa takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of, data that You share and We collect and store. These measures vary based on the sensitivity of the data we collect and store. Unfortunately, however, no system can be 100% secured, and We cannot guarantee that communications between You and Darasa Online, the Services, or any information provided to Us in connection with the information We collect through the Services will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of User information at any time. Your password is an important component of Our security system. As such, it is Your responsibility to protect it. Do not share Your password with any third parties. If Your password has been compromised for any reason, You should change it immediately and contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns.
6. How to Access & Update Your Information
You may access and update Your information that Darasa Online collects and maintains in the following ways:
You may update the information You provide directly to Darasa Online by logging into Your Account and updating Your Account information at any time.
7. Notice to Parents
We recognize the privacy interests of children and We encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. If We learn that We have collected personal information (as defined by applicable law) from a child under 13 We will take reasonable steps delete such information.
Parents who believe that Darasa Online might have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 may submit a request to email@example.com and request that the information be removed.
8. Binding Agreement
You agree that by registering, accessing or using our Services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with Darasa Online Ltd. If you do not agree to these Privacy Policies, do not register, access, or otherwise use any of our Services.
If you are an instructor accepting these Privacy Policies and using our Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so.
Any version of these Privacy Policies in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language will control if there is any conflict.
These Privacy Policies (including any agreements and policies linked from these Privacy Policies) constitute the entire agreement between you and us (which include, if you are an instructor, Online Testing Instructor Terms and Instructor Terms).
If any part of these Privacy Policies is found to be invalid or unenforceable by applicable law, then that provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms will continue in effect.
Even if we are delayed in exercising our rights or fail to exercise a right in one case, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights under these Privacy Policies, and we may decide to enforce them in the future. If we decide to waive any of our rights in a particular instance, it doesn’t mean we waive our rights generally or in the future.