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Latest update: February 17, 2022
We take student privacy very seriously at Taut and that is why we are fully GDPR, COPPA, and SOPIPA-compliant for students under the age of 16 provided the student’s school, district and/or teacher has agreed to obtain parental consent for that child to use Taut’s services.
Upon request by a parent, we can delete all data associated with the student account on Taut’s servers. To do so, please fill in the request to delete student data.
We need to collect certain information about you to provide you with the service or the support you request. The type of information we collect can vary depending on how you access and use Taut. Additionally, you can choose to voluntarily provide information to us.
We collect the information you provide when you sign up for a Taut account, log in to your account, communicate with us, answer our surveys, upload content, or otherwise use the services.
We request your first name, last name, school community status (are you a student, parent, staff member, or a teacher), and email address. Without this information, we are not able to provide you with the service.
You can choose to provide us with additional information in order to obtain a better user experience when using Taut. This additional information will be processed with your consent and/or to provide you with the services you request. This information includes your survey responses, participation in contests, promotions or other marketing efforts, suggestions for improvements, referrals, or any other actions on Taut.
We automatically collect information about you and how you use Taut, like when you create a video, text message, join a Live call, or view and interact with your or other users’ content. This information we collect includes:
Like most website operators, Taut collects information about how users visit our site and the devices they use. We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, device identifiers like IDFA and UDID, and mobile network information). Taut may associate your device identifiers or other device information with your Taut account to help us provide consistent services across your devices.
When you use Taut, we automatically collect and store certain information about this activity. This data includes details of how you used our service, like your search queries, clicks and site navigation information. It also may include data such as:
We also collect some information from other sources and combine that with information we collect from you. We do not control, supervise or respond for how the third parties providing your information process your personal data, and any information request regarding the disclosure of your personal information to us should be directed to such third parties.
The information we collect about you from third parties includes:
You have the option to log in to our site using a sign-in service such as Har-ID or E-klase. This service authenticates your identity and provides you the option to share certain personal information with us, such as your name, date of birth, and email address, to pre-populate our sign-up form.
Taut may also receive information about you from other sources, including our partners, service providers or other third parties.
We collect information about you when you use Taut for a variety of reasons in order to support Taut and to enable our team to continue to create engaging experiences for our users.
We process the data we collect about you to operate, improve and develop the Taut service, including providing, maintaining, securing and improving our services, developing new ones, and protecting Taut and our users. We are able to deliver our services, personalize content, and make suggestions for you by using this information to understand how you use and interact with our services. We conduct surveys and research, test features in development, and analyze the information we have to evaluate and improve products and services, develop new products or features, and conduct audits and troubleshooting activities.
Here are some examples of how we use this information:
We also process the data we collect about you to provide you with relevant information about Taut and to assist you in using Taut if required.
These communications may include:
We use the data we collect to maintain Taut as a safe and secure platform for all our users, including appropriate enforcement of Taut policies and compliance with the law and applicable regulations.
These efforts include:
We can use third-party service providers to provide site metrics and other analytics services. These third parties can use technologies discussed below, such as cookies, web beacons, and other technologies to collect information such as identifiers associated with your device, other applications on your device, the browsers you use to access Taut, the pages viewed, how much time you spend on a page or Taut overall, links you clicked, and activity information (for example, videos you have created or otherwise engaged, messages you’ve created, etc). This information can be used by Taut and third-party service providers on behalf of Taut to analyze and track usage of Taut, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand how you use Taut. The third-party service providers that we engage are bound by confidentiality obligations and other restrictions with respect to their collection, use and disclosure of your information.
We may process data for any other purpose disclosed to you in connection with Taut from time to time. If we intend to process your personal data for a purpose other than that set out above and which is not compatible with the original processing purpose, we will provide you with relevant information prior to such processing and will obtain your consent where necessary.
At Taut, we use third-party services that fill a variety of functions (support chat, hosting, analytics, etc.). These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR).
By registering or authenticating, users allow Taut to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, Taut will be able to access some data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.
The user registers by filling out the registration form and providing the personal data directly to Taut.
Personal data processed:
Category of personal information collected according to CCPA: identifiers; sensorial information.
The services contained in this section enable Taut to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC.
Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the website traffic only and not the app usage.
Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
Personal Data processed: cookies, usage data.
Category of personal information collected according to CCPA: internet information.
This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the user can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.
MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by Intuit, Inc.
Personal data processed: email address, first name, last name.
Category of personal information collected according to CCPA: identifiers.
This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.
This type of services has the purpose of hosting data and files that enable Taut to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of Taut. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the personal data are stored.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a hosting and backend service provided by Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Category of personal information collected according to CCPA: internet information.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons and scripts are used by Taut and our partners’ affiliates, or analytics and other service providers, to collect and store data about our users in order to provide the service in accordance with our agreement with you under the Terms of Service and are an essential technology for allowing Taut to pursue our legitimate interests in operating and improving the service.
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. The cookies are set by third parties who deliver services on our behalf. Most web and mobile device browsers are set to automatically accept cookies by default. However, you can change your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance of cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is set.
You also can learn more about cookies by visiting this site, which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies on different types of browsers and mobile devices. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on Taut, you may not be able to take full advantage of the service.
Web beacons are electronic images that can be used in emails. We use web beacons to understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.
We use Local Storage to support the integrity of our registration process and to retain your preferences and account settings. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing data from Local Storage, so we would encourage you to review the practices and policies of your browsers.
Information about you or activities you perform on Taut may be visible to other Group and Institute members in Taut, for example, your name and profile picture, messages in Topics, or files in Materials. This is solely for the purpose of users to engage in meaningful learning and communication activities with peers, teachers, parents, or school staff. Your information is not published publicly, and if you have any concerns about people in your Institutions or Groups that might be seeing information about you, we encourage you to discuss it with your teachers or school administrators.
To request removal of your personal information or associated content created from these areas, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information or the associated content, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Taut do not share your information unless one of the following conditions applies:
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Taut when we have your consent to do so.
Taut will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Taut if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
You remain in control of the information you provide to Taut. You may review, edit, or delete any information you submit to us at any time by signing into your Taut account; however, deletion of this information may restrict your ability to effectively use the service. You may also delete your account at any time. If you delete your account, all the data you’ve created will also be also deleted in accordance with our data retention practices.
For users under 16, the parent also retains control of removing the information the child provides to Taut. Parents may request to delete their child’s data at any time by requesting it through the form here or by contacting email@example.com.
Taut retains your personal information for as long as your account is active, to fulfill our legitimate business purposes, or to comply with our legal obligations. When these conditions no longer exist, Taut removes that information in accordance with our standard deletion processes. Taut may retain and use non-personal information, including information which has been de-identified, aggregated, or anonymized, indefinitely.
The security of your personal information is important to us and Taut takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of personal information.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. For example, our website and apps are protected by HTTPS encryption. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If we know or have reason to know of a systems security breach by an unauthorized party of your user data where that data is being or is likely to be used for an unauthorized purpose, we will promptly notify you so that you can take appropriate steps.
Taut does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
If we make material changes to how we collect and use personal information from children under the age of consent, we will notify parents by email and, when appropriate, obtain additional parental consent for the new uses of the child’s personal information.
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