PRIVACY POLICY

June 28, 2016


YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL AND BUSINESS INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME.

Collection of Personal and Business Information

To establish an account with us, we collect your personal and business information including, but not limited to, your:

  • • Full name;
  • • Email address;
  • • Address;
  • • Telephone number;
  • • Resume;
  • • Profile photo and video/audio greeting;
  • • IP address and location data, including geo-location data;
  • • Other types of raw data relating to how you interact with the Website and Service, for example, your browser information and session duration;
  • • Payment information, including your PayPal account email; and
  • • All other information you provide us on our Website, Service or otherwise, including as part of your account application process or in the course of providing tutoring services.

We may also ask you for documents proving your identity and qualifications in order to protect students and confirm your qualifications to teach the applicable courses.

We may also record, store and collect videos, audio, screenshots and images of your tutoring sessions for quality control and other purposes.

Please note that third-party Service Providers may have their own privacy policies on the collection and use of your information which either we or you provide them.

TO THE EXTENT YOU (OR YOUR USERS) PROVIDE US WITH, OR UPLOAD DATA THAT INCLUDES THE PERSONAL INFORMATION OF ANOTHER PERSON, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THEIR AUTHORIZATION TO PROVIDE US WITH THAT INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

The Use of Your Personal Information

In order to attract new students, we use advertising and other commercial or sponsored content displayed in various mediums. In order to assist with our marketing efforts, you agree, with no additional consideration, to the following, although you may opt out of such provisions:

  • • YOU GIVE US PERMISSION TO DISPLAY AND USE, FOR COMMERCIAL AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOUR NAME, PHOTOS, AUDIO, VIDEOS, PROFILE INFORMATION AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION AND CONTENT (INCLUDING INFORMATION AND CONTENT YOU PROVIDE UPON APPLYING FOR AN ACCOUNT OR ADD TO YOUR ACCOUNT THEREAFTER OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE TO US, UPLOAD TO THE SERVICE OR SHARE ON THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE).
  • • THIS MEANS, FOR EXAMPLE, THAT YOU PERMIT US TO USE THAT INFORMATION FOR PAID AND UNPAID ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE AND THE SERVICES OF OUR AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS.
  • • WE MAY ALSO SELL THE CONTENT, INCLUDING PICTURES AND VIDEOS YOU ARE FEATURED IN.
  • • YOU AGREE THAT FOR SUCH ADVERTISEMENTS OR SPONSORED CONTENT, WE, OUR CONTRACTORS, AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS MAY DISPLAY, USE, COPY AND MODIFY YOUR PHOTOS, AUDIO, VIDEOS, PROFILE INFORMATION AND OTHER CONTENT. WE AND THEY MAY ALSO CROP YOUR PHOTOS, EDIT YOUR AUDIO AND VIDEO UPLOADS AND PUT A LOGO ON YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR CONTENT.

The collection of your personal information may also be used to:

  • • Facilitate the ordinary operation of the Website and Service, including providing your personal information to students, third party service providers, partners and contractors;
  • • Publically display your profile photos and information, whether in China, elsewhere or online to advertise and publically promote the Website and Service to prospective students and others;
  • • Verify your contact information;
  • • Monitor your compliance with our Terms and policies;
  • • Promote our Website and Service offerings to you in various forms of communication;
  • • Provide user support and improve the Website and Service we offer;
  • • Communicate with you about your account or services we offer;
  • • Pay you, bill and collect money owed to us;
  • • Pursue available legal remedies to us and to prosecute or defend a court, arbitration or similar proceeding;
  • • Send or display informational and promotional materials from us, our partners, advertisers or third parties to you;
  • • To meet legal requirements;
  • • To provide information to representatives, marketing partners and advisors;
  • • To enforce compliance with any terms and conditions and applicable law; and
  • • Enhance our Service offerings to you and offer you related products and services, whether by advertisements or otherwise.

IN ADDITION, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROVIDE YOUR CONTENT AND INFORMATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR PERSONAL AND BUSINESS INFORMATION) UPLOADED OR COLLECTED BY OUR WEBSITE, SERVICE OR OTHERWISE TO THIRD PARTIES IF REQUIRED BY LAW (SUCH AS IN RESPONSE TO A SUBPOENA, COURT ORDER OR OTHER LEGAL PROCESS IN ANY JURISDICTION), AND TO COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES IN THE INVESTIGATION OF ANY CRIMINAL OR CIVIL MATTER.

IF WE ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO MAKE ANY DISCLOSURE OF YOUR CONTENT OR PERSONAL OR BUSINESS INFORMATION, WE MAY (BUT ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO) PROVIDE YOU WITH WRITTEN NOTICE (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW) PRIOR TO SUCH DISCLOSURE SO THAT YOU MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.

The Disclosure of Your Personal Information and Access to It

We may send your personal information to our suppliers, advertisers, partners and employees to use that information in connection with one or more of the purposes for which that personal information was collected.

We also operate the Websites and Service in conjunction with our independent contractors, affiliates and partners. They may have access to your personal information in providing services to us, or providing you with access to the Website and Service. We may use a variety of service providers, servers, advertisers or employees in locations or jurisdictions around the world, which may make your personal information the subject of foreign laws and foreign legal proceedings.

We may also disclose your personal information to our successors (if our business or the Service is acquired by another legal entity) or any assignee of our assets relating to the Website and Service.

WHILE WE TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, FOR THE LOSS OR THEFT OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED AS A RESULT THEREOF, SO LONG AS WE WERE NOT GROSSLY NEGLIGENT IN THE PROTECTION OF SAID INFORMATION.

Retention of Your Personal Information

We keep your personal information for as long as it is required for the purpose for which it was collected. There is no single retention period applicable to the various types of personal information collected.

Even after you delete your account, cease accessing our service or delete any related applications, the service or application may hold on to the information you previously uploaded or shared unless you tell the application or Service to delete it.

Inquiries

If you believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy or would like to request an amendment to your personal information being held by us, please contact our Privacy Officer by e-mail sent to support@seerenglish.org. Only amendments which can be verified by us will be accepted.

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