Last Updated: September 18, 2012
What information does Tuatara collect?
User Provided Information. You may provide us with certain information by which someone could personally identify you as such as your name, the school you attend and your email address (“Personal Information”). We may collect and store any Personal Information you enter when registering on our site, subscribing to our newsletter or when you are responding to a survey or filling out a form.
Usage Data. We automatically collect certain information when you use the Service (“Usage Data”). The Usage Data we collect includes the following: the type and number of items you copy from eTexts into your notes, how often you log into the Service and the duration of your logins, the number of times that you copy and or share your notes with other users, the frequency with which you use the chat feature of the Service, the type and number of open source items you transfer into your notes, how many PowerPoint slides you transfer into your notes and how many times you use the annotation feature of the Service. How may times you search and what terms you search for.
How does Tuatara use “Cookies”?
We may contract with a third-party service provider to assist us in understanding users’ use of the Service. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
How does Tuatara share your information?
We may share your information as follows:
Usage Data collected by Tuatara may be associated with your Personal Information, but is never shared with any third party other than in a de-identified or aggregate manner except as set forth above. In addition, we may share, sell and/or transfer Usage Data in a de-identified and/or aggregate manner to schools, professors, advertisers and other third parties.
How does Tuatara use your information?
Generally, we may use the information we collect to:
How does Tuatara protect your Personal Information?
We have commercially reasonable security measures in place to help protect against loss, misuse and alteration of your Personal Data in our possession. Your Personal Information is only accessible by authorized individuals, and all such individuals required to keep the information confidential. All of your sensitive information transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and is only stored for 60 days. However, no method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we cannot ensure absolute security.
What can you do to protect your Personal Information?
Your account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, limiting access to your computer (or other device) and by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
How can you access or make changes to your information?
You have the ability to review and update the information you have provided us by clicking on the “Update Account Info” button under the user preferences.
What I options do I have?
You are not required to disclose Personal Information, even though it may be needed to take advantage of or register for certain features of the Service.
You may request deletion of your account by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that some information may remain in our records after deletion of your account.
If you do not wish to receive email or other mail from us, please indicate this preference by notifying us at email@example.com. However, we will continue to use your email address to communicate with your about the service, including providing you with legal notices.
How is your information treated by third-party websites?
Who should you contact with questions or concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy on our Website, please send us a detailed message at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.