USERNAMES, ONLINE POSTINGS, and CONTRIBUTIONS
Comments or other information posted by you to our forums, or other areas of the Site designed for public communications or communications among registered class members may be viewed and downloaded by others who visit the Site. For this reason, please be aware that you are personally liable for any content you post that may be viewed or downloaded by others.
CONSENT TO PROCESSING OUTSIDE HOME COUNTRY
If you do not agree with these terms, then please do not access, browse, or register for the Site. If you choose not to provide us with certain information required to provide you with various services offered on our Site, you may not be able to establish a user account and we may not be able to provide you with those services. For further certainty, any consent relating to a right to transfer information referred to in this paragraph shall be deemed to include your consent to the transfer of any personally identifiable information to a jurisdiction which may provide a different level of privacy protection than available in your own country.
If you choose not to give us your personal information, then we will not be able to either; a) enter into a Services contract, or b) if you have entered a contract, provide you with any Service. You understand and unambiguously agree that refusal to any of the Services because you fail to provide us with information we request, or failure to use Services despite payment do not qualify you for a refund. You also understand and unambiguously agree that, as per your agreement with 99point9, under no circumstances will you be issued a refund.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect information, including Personal Information (described above), when you sign up for a user account, participate in online courses, send us email messages and/or participate in our public forums. We also collect certain usage information about student performance and patterns of learning. In addition, we track information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited and which hyperlinks and other user interface controls were used.
We may log the IP address, operating system, and browser software used by each user of the Site, and we may be able to determine from an IP address a user's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity. Various web analytics tools are used to collect this information. Some of the information is collected through cookies (small text files placed on your computer that store information about you, which can be accessed by the Site). You should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your web browser. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. If you reject our cookies, many functions and conveniences of this Site may not work properly.
We may use, store, aggregate and disclose some or all of the data we collect from you and other users of the Services for the purposes set forth in this policy.
USE AND DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES
As mentioned earlier, we sometimes use third-party vendors and in some events may share your personal information with them. We do this in order to:
- To process payments, invoices, subscriptions, and collect owed amounts.
- For the purpose for which you specifically provided the information, for example, to respond to a specific inquiry or provide you with access to the specific course content and/or services you select.
- To help us improve 99point9 Inc. course offerings and student satisfaction by sharing information with instructors, tutors, staff, and contractors.
- For the purpose of scientific research
- For the purpose of media publications, for example publishing information gathered about access, use, impact, and student performance with news agency
- To archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.
- To store information or process information on online web server or service providers that perform functions on our behalf, including processing information that you provide to us on the Site, operating the Site, or in connections to providing any services
- As otherwise described to you as described when such information is collected
- For integration with third party services
USE FOR PERSONALIZATION AND PEDAGOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
99point9 Inc. has taken reasonable steps designed to protect Personal Information in its possession or control. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policies, processes, and procedures, including administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the Personal Information that it creates, receives, maintains, or transmits. Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure; and therefore, 99point9 cannot guarantee its absolute security. You understand and agree that these risks are always present and that you in the event that any personal information is misused or accidently revealed, the student or the user indemnifies 99point9 Inc. for all liabilities or losses incurred in connection with specified events or circumstances regardless of 99point9 Inc.’s own acts and/or omissions.
If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the information we maintain about you, please contact us.
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1st 2017