Effective: 01 July 2020
1. What Information We Collect About You and How We Use It
1.1 Account and Profile Information
You will have to create an account to use this web site. You will need to provide us with some personal data so that we can provide our services to you. This includes your name (for example, “John Doe”), a username (for example, johnxdoe), a password, and an email address. No personal details will be visible to other users. Your username is fixed but you can change your name, password and email address.
Whilst using Critical Thinking web site, the following information may be collected (but not made public):
- Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Geographical location
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Referral source
- Length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity
1.2 Contact Information
We use your contact information, such as your email address, to enable certain account features. For example, for login verification, to reset password, and to notify you of membership expiry. You can unsubscribe from email expiry notifications.
If you email us, we will keep the content of your message, your email address, and your contact information to respond to your request.
1.3 Private Messages and Non-Public Communications
The website does not allow private messages.
Cookies used by our service providers
1.5 Log Data
We receive information when you view content on, or otherwise interact with, our website, which we refer to as “Log Data,” even if you have not created an account. When you visit our website, sign in, interact with our email notifications, we may receive information about you. This Log Data includes information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. We use Log Data to operate our services and ensure their secure, reliable, and robust performance.
2. Information We Share and Disclose
2.1 How we Share Information we Collect
Although nothing is available to the public, you should be aware that data is recorded regarding your progress through the lessons in the course. This data, and your user details, may remain even after you terminate your account. To request removal of your information from the website, please contact us.
2.2 Sharing with Third Parties
2.2.1 Service Providers: We share information with third parties that help us operate, provide, improve, integrate, customize, support and market our services. We work with third-party service providers to provide website and application development, hosting, maintenance, backup, storage, virtual infrastructure, payment processing, analysis and other services for us, which may require them to access or use information about you. If a service provider needs to access information about you to perform services on our behalf, they do so under close instruction from us, including policies and procedures designed to protect your information.
2.2.3 Social Media Widgets: We do not use Social Media Widgets.
2.2.4 Third-Party Widgets: We do not use Third Party Widgets – no links to ‘Twitter’, ‘Facebook’ etc.
2.3 Law, Harm, and the Public Interest
2.4 Non-Personal Information
We may share or disclose non-personal data, such as aggregated information like the website statistics (online users, visitors, current viewers of a topic, etc…), the number of people who clicked on a particular link (number of topic views) or voted on a poll in a topic (even if only one did).
3. How to Access and Control your Information
3.1 Accessing or Rectifying Your Personal Data
You have the right to request a copy of your information,or to object to our use of your information. If you have registered an account on our website, we provide you with tools and account settings to access, correct, delete, or modify the personal data you provided to us and associated with your account. You can request for downloading your account information, including the scores you achieved as you progressed through the course. You also can request correction, deletion, or modification of your personal data.
Your request and choices may be limited in certain cases: for example, if fulfilling your request would reveal information about another person, or if you ask to delete information which we or your administrator are permitted by law or have compelling legitimate interests to keep. Where you have asked us to share data with third parties, for example, by installing third-party apps, you will need to contact those third-party service providers directly to have your information deleted or otherwise restricted.
3.2 Deletion of Your Personal Data
You can request for your account deletion. This will include personal data, created content, logs, etc… Cookies should be deleted from your side. Almost all browsers have an option to delete cookies.
3.3 Restrict Processing
3.3.1 Request that we stop using your information: In some cases, you may ask us to stop accessing, storing, using and otherwise processing your information where you believe we don’t have the appropriate rights to do so. For example, if you believe a community account was created for you without your permission or you are no longer an active user, you can request that we delete your account (contact us). Where you gave us consent to use your information for a limited purpose, you can contact us to withdraw that consent, but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place at the time. When you make such requests, we may need time to investigate and facilitate your request. If there is delay or dispute as to whether we have the right to continue using your information, we will restrict any further use of your information until the request is honoured or the dispute is resolved.
3.4 Data Portability
Data portability is the ability to obtain some of your information in a format you can keep in your devices or share with other communities. Depending on the context, this applies to some, but not all, of your information. Should you request it, we will provide you with an electronic file of your basic account information and the scores you achieved as you progressed through the course.
4. How we Store and Secure Information we Collect
We use data hosting service providers to host the information we collect, and we use technical measures to secure your data. While we implement safeguards designed to protect your information, no security system is impenetrable and due to the inherent nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that data, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, is absolutely safe from intrusion by others.
5. Children and Our Website
Our website is not directed at children, and you may not use our services if you are under the age of 16. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your personal data in your country (in some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).
7. Your Consent to this Policy
9. Contact Us