Last Updated: May 1, 2018
We reserve the right to change this privacy statement and we may update it from time to time, as necessary and according to the changes in any applicable law.
PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT THE USER
Information you give us: We collect any information that you submit to us ("Personal Information"):
- In the sign up and setup sections of the Site, we will collect your name, country, company, username, e-mail address, user type (teacher, student etc.), and, if you so choose, the content that you submit for a scan.
- When content you upload contains Personal Information, or when you enter any Personal Information into any postings or comments within the Service, we will collect such information and this information too. Personal Information in content you submit will only be visible to another user if it is identical or similar to the content that other user submitted.
- When you leave us feedback or request support, we will collect any information that is contained in your feedback or support request.
- When you contact us by e-mail or telephone, using any of the e-mail addresses or telephone numbers provided on the Site, we collect any Personal Information you may provide to us voluntarily in connection with this communication.
Information required for the payment: Personal Information required for payment is collected by our payment processors, under their terms.
Cookies: We also collect information through cookies as explained below.
BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER, YOU AGREE TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET HEREUNDER.
USE OF INFORMATION
All information obtained from your registration process is for the use of Copyleaks only. This information is collected to manage the accounts of Copyleaks users, to improve the content of the Services and to fulfill any transactions, enhance the operation of the Services, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyse use of the Services, improve our product and Services offerings, provide you with updates about our products and Services, provide support, send you notices about our Privacy Statement and Terms and enforce our Terms. No collected information is divulged or sold to any third party (except for possible use of third-party email and postal mailing Services conducting business on behalf of Copyleaks). To provide the Services, Copyleaks will process the content that you provide, in connection with your use of the Services. Please note that if such content contains personal information, this information may also be processed and disclosed to other users for the purpose of providing the Service and as an inherent part of it. We may also use all information we obtained from any source to comply with any legal requirements and judicial and governmental orders, issued by national or foreign authorities, if we believe we are required to comply with them. We may use and transmit the information according to the applicable law. The term "applicable law" in this paragraph also includes orders from governmental organizations and courts (national and foreign). Subject to the law, we may transfer information as part of the sale of our business (including in the negotiations of such sale), and within the framework of a reorganization, merger, joint ventures and other transactions related to our business. In such a case, the recipient of the information will be subject to the same restrictions on the use of information to which we are subject. In accordance with the law, we may sometimes transfer aggregate information to third parties for various purposes, such as research or for the purposes of those parties. In these cases, we will take steps to make this information transfer in a manner that makes it difficult to identify you or others.
We understand that the data you send to Copyleaks is confidential and treat it as such. Except as otherwise provided in this Statement, we will never share the data you send us with anyone unless required by law. Access will be restricted to the team members you invite, and to certain Copyleaks staff in order to provide support and develop the service.
Is Copyleaks compliant with FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)?
The security and privacy of our users’ data is our top priority and we do everything we can to ensure the safety of user information. Copyleaks agrees to be a platform used for legitimate educational interests in regards to customer data as defined under FERPA. Copyleaks handles any user records, including students’, in a way that protects all information. Copyleaks commits to using the information provided by schools and users themselves in a way that is compatible with the agreement, cloud services, and will never mine the data.
Is Copyleaks CIPA (Children’s International Protection Act) compliant?
Copyleaks takes into account that students considered minors are using the platform in specific capacities. Administrators have the ability to turn on the safe-search setting to hide any potentially harmful links that may be found during a plagiarism scan.
Is Copyleaks COPPA (Children’s International Protection Act) compliant?
Copyleaks follows all COPPA guidelines and receives any data by way of the institution which has approved student use of Copyleaks.
MEDIA, ADVERTISEMENTS AND DIRECT MAILING
When you provide us with your contact details, you agree that we may contact you and send you mail and advertisements regarding our Services. We may create a profile to serve your better targeted advertisements. We may contact by e-mail, telephone, mobile phone (including SMS messages), social networks and other means. To stop receiving commercial communications, please contact [email protected] You may still receive service-related communications.
RIGHT TO REVIEW AND CORRECT INFORMATION
You may review the Personal Information we have about you on our website. If the information we hold about you is incorrect, you have the right to request its correction or deletion.
RIGHT TO WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT AND TO HAVE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION DELETED
Applicable law may give you additional rights, such as to withdraw your consent to process your Personal Information; to have it deleted; to object to processing (for example, when the processing is based on the legitimate interest of Copyleaks and you believe that your rights prevail over it). To receive more information or make any request, please contact [email protected] We will review your request in accordance with your and our rights (such as the right to keep information for protection from legal claims) and obligations (such as the duty to store information for tax purposes) under the applicable laws, notify you of the results of this review, and act accordingly. We may, however, not be able to continue to serve you. To delete content you submitted, please go to: https://copyleaks.com/Manage/RemoveFromInternalDB
We follow appropriate industry standards to protect information which is in our possession, according to the applicable law. For this purpose, we use reasonable security measures which comply with the standards of the Internet industry, including encryption and other protections. We have adopted strict measures for the protection of privacy and the confidentiality of the information which safeguard against errors in the use of information provided by you or against unauthorized access to such information. Despite the aforementioned, there is a risk of unauthorized access to our database. In that case, so long as we have used reasonable security measures, we will not be liable for damages caused by such unauthorized access or for the transfer of Information to a third party due to such access.
COOKIES AND AUTOMATIC DATA COLLECTION
In order to improve our services and our website, we use a technology called cookies, which are text files placed on your computer by a web server. The cookies are not a computer program and cannot read information or perform any actions. The cookies we use, as well as other similar technologies helps us to improve your browsing experience and our service to you, to improve the security of our website. Please note that we may use third party cookies to collect usage and statistical information which does not include personally identifiable information. You may block cookies at any time by changing your browsing setting or by withdrawing your consent (as describe above), except for operational and security Cookies which are necessary for the proper functioning of our website.
Note that in the ordinary course of internet activity, certain information may be sent from your browser to third parties. We have no control over the information sent from your browser to such third parties and recommends that you ensure that your browser settings prevent the disclosure of information you would like to keep confidential.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our provision of the Service which enables you to access third party services or links to other websites or locations ("Third Party Services") is for your convenience only and does not signify our endorsement of such Third Party Services, other websites, locations or their contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these Third Party Services or outside websites or their content. This Statement does not apply to these Third Party Services or outside websites. We strongly recommend that you learn about the privacy and security practices and policies of Third Party Services before providing them with any personal information.
If you have any questions or comments about this Statement or the practices relating to the Site, or wish to correct, delete, or update any Personal Information we have collected, please contact us at [email protected] and we will make an effort to reasonably respond to your inquiry, or to update or remove any personal information you have provided us as indicated by you.