Personal Information We Collect
For the purposes of this policy, “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual or information that permits an individual to be identified and which is collected by WillsBrother through the use of our services, including our website and any other online platforms that may be offered or operated from time to time. Personal Information does not include business contact information, such as name, title, business address and business telephone number when used for business communications.
Depending on the nature of your interactions or relationship with WillsBrother, we may collect such Personal Information as your first and last name, postal and email addresses, telephone number(s), social network data, information concerning your social circumstances, including age, date of birth, employment details and job title, education/qualification information, gender, and other sensitive Personal Information. We may also collect certain technical information about your use of our website and online platforms, including your IP address, the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed and the referring link through which you accessed our website or platform. If you choose to engage in the purchase of any service from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts, which are identifying technologies that your computer receives when you visit certain websites are used by WillsBrother. In certain circumstances, we may match or correlate this information with personal information that you may have previously submitted. Most browsers can be set to reject all cookies but features of our website may not work as intended if that option is chosen. We use permanent cookies to analyze website usage. We use temporary (session based) cookies to improve performance and to determine web trends. Temporary cookies disappear when you close your browser window. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to help identify you for the purposes of gathering broad demographic information. We also use Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking), LinkedIn (Conversion Tracking), Optimize. Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behavior on our website depending on your region.
How we collect, use and disclose personal information
We only collect personal information as required to meet the purposes that we have identified. We do not indiscriminately collect or retain personal information.
WillsBrother typically collects personal information that is voluntarily provided by the individual in question. At times, however, personal information is obtained from other sources, such as government bodies or third parties such as employers, references and service providers, as permitted by law. Where the purpose for the collection of personal information is unclear, you can ask the WillsBrother representative with whom you are dealing to provide an explanation of the purpose for the data collection. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process your Personal Information collected by WillsBrother and/or volunteered by you. The granting of such consent is entirely voluntarily; however, if you do not grant the requested consent, your use of the services provided by WillsBrother, including our website and any other online platform that we may offer from time to time may not be possible.
Our reason for collecting Personal Information about coaches, students, parents, staff and consultants is to establish and maintain our contractual or other business relationship with that individual.
The purpose for collecting Personal Information about coaches and students primarily to facilitate the provision of educational tutoring services online, including to allow students to quickly and easily assess the professional and educational background of coaches, as well as allowing us to communicate effectively with our coaches, students and parents and to maintain mailing lists.
We may also use your Personal Information to:
- Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
- Communicate with you about services, offers and promotions and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
- Manage your account and send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
- Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities;
- Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
- Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
As appropriate, WillsBrother will ask for specific consent to collect, use and disclose Personal Information, including for the purposes of completing or arranging for the completion of background checks and searches. This may be in writing or orally. In some cases, consent can be implied through an individual relationship or conduct with us, depending on the sensitivity of the information.
Personal information supplied to us is confidential and we do not disclose the information to any third party except with actual or implied consent, or as permitted or required by law. We do not exchange or sell personal information.
We may share Personal Information about you as follows:
- with consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf, including our legal and financial advisors;
- in response to a request for information from a court, law enforcement agency or other government agency or department if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, or as otherwise required by any applicable law;
- if we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of us or any third party;
- in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or transfer of all or a portion of our business to another entity; and
- otherwise with your consent or at your direction.
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) which cannot reasonably be used to identify you. If you have given your consent, we may also use your Personal Information that we collect to send you marketing or other commercial communications.
If you receive commercial emails from us, you may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to [email protected] Please be aware that if you opt-out of receiving commercial email from us or otherwise modify the nature or frequency of promotional communications you receive from us, it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process your request. Additionally, even after you opt-out from receiving commercial messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding the any service or online platform that WillsBrother operates and with which you maintain a current user account.
Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available through the use of our websites or any other WillsBrother service or online platform, such as posting comments on our blog page or in forums, will be available to others. If you remove information that you have made public, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of our website or other online platforms, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
We display personal testimonials on our website in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at [email protected].
WillsBrother will never rent or sell your Personal Information to others. However, we may use third party service providers from time to time to carry out certain functions for us such as data storage on servers or databases with hosting providers, printing, storage, shredding or document scanning. Where we use such outside service providers, we require those third parties to protect personal information in the same manner in which we protect it and to not use or disclose it for any purposes except as directed by WillsBrother.
WillsBrother may transfer, process and store Personal Information to affiliated entities or to other third party service providers across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world, and your Personal Information may therefore be disclosed, transferred, stored (including electronically) or processed in such other jurisdictions for the purposes described herein.
In particular, by accessing or using our website, services or online platforms or otherwise providing Personal Information to us, you specifically acknowledge the processing and transfer of Personal Information in and to the United States of America (“U.S”) and that any personal information which is disclosed, transferred, stored or processed in the U.S. may be subject to legal requirements of that jurisdiction, including the United States USA PATRIOT Act, which facilitates, among other things, the ability of U.S authorities to conduct searches and to seize or compel the disclosure of records which may contain Personal Information.
By connecting with the WillsBrother through our social media pages or accounts, or by posting content using WillsBrother-created hashtags or other identifiers, you are providing your consent for WillsBrother to use any Personal Information or other content you submit or make available through such sites for marketing and promotional purposes, including, but not limited to, incorporation into our marketing materials, without further notice or compensation.
WillsBrother may also collect and process any Personal Information that you volunteer in our website forms, including when you sign up to receive newsletters or other information from WillsBrother.
Our website contains links to third party web sites. WillsBrother is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites nor does WillsBrother warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of information contained in these sites.
Information we collect automatically
We automatically collect certain information about you when you access or use our website or transact business with us, including:
Log Information: We collect information about your use of our websites, such as the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the referring link through which you accessed our websites.
Transaction Information: When you engage in a tutoring session, we collect information about the transaction, such as details regarding the type or nature of tutoring being provided and the date and time of the tutoring session. Video recordings of tutoring sessions are kept to ensure the security and safety of students on the platform, and for students to use as study aids in the future.
Retention and Deletion
WillsBrother will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws. For certain data pertaining to a user account registered to one of WillsBrother’s online platforms, you have control over the Personal Information collected and the duration for which your Personal Information is kept. Users of WillsBrother’s online platforms with an active account will therefore have the responsibility to delete data as and when required. If you have an active user account with a service or online platform operated by WillsBrother, we will retain your information for so long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services. If an account of a user of one of WillsBrother’s online platforms is terminated or expires, all Personal Information collected through that platform will be deleted, as required by applicable law.
Accessing your personal information
If you maintain a current account with WillsBrother or one of the services or online platforms we operate, you can review, correct, update, amend or delete Personal Information about you by logging into your account. Alternatively, you may email to use at [email protected] to request such access. WillsBrother will acknowledge your request and handle it promptly within 10 business days. If requested, we will inform you if we are holding Personal Information about you, as well as details about the Personal Information. We reserve the right to confirm your identity before complying with any access request. In responding to an access request, we may charge a reasonable copying or retrieval fee, the amount of which we will provide in advance. Access to Personal Information may be denied if required or authorized by law. If a request for access is denied, WillsBrother will provide an explanation of the reasons for the refusal.
If you choose to withdraw your consent to continued collection, use or retention of your Personal Information, we will explain the consequences of such withdrawal. You may also challenge the accuracy of Personal Information about you in our custody and WillsBrother Inc. will amend Personal Information where appropriate.
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