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Last Updated and Effective: March 20, 2018

Ellevation Website Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Ellevation website (https://ellevationeducation.com/). It does not apply to the Ellevation platform used by educators of English language learners. The Privacy Policy for the Ellevation platform may be found at https://ellevationeducation.com/platform-privacy-policy.

Ellevation, Inc. (“Ellevation,” “we,” “us”) owns and operates the Ellevation website (“Website”). We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information, and we have provided this policy to inform our Website visitors (“you,” “your”), of the types of information we collect through our Website, and the ways in which we will use, disclose and protect it. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and part of our Terms of Use https://ellevationeducation.com/legal-notices.

By accessing or using this Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Ellevation operates this Website from the United States. If you are located outside the United States, the information you provide to us is transmitted and processed in the United States, and will be protected subject to this Privacy Policy and applicable laws, which may not be as protective as the laws in your country. By visiting this Website, you agree to this.

Information You Provide

When you visit our Website, you may choose to provide us with your email address in order to subscribe to email updates about Ellevation, request a product demonstration, in which case we will ask you to provide us with your first and last name, email address, phone number, school district, state and job title in order to manage your request. In addition, if you wish to comment on one of our blog posts, we will ask you to provide your first name and email address, along with your comment, so that we may provide you with attribution and contact you if we have questions about your comment.

If you apply for a job with us through our Careers portal, you will be asked to provide your full name, address, phone number, employment eligibility and desired salary, as well as a cover letter and resume. This information is only used to assess your fit for the role for which you are applying.

A Note About Users Under Age 18

Our Website is intended for a general audience, and not for children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect information from users under the age of 18. Should we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from children under the age of 18, we will take steps to promptly delete it as necessary.

Information We Collect Automatically

When you visit our Website, our servers automatically record information sent from your browser (“Log Data”). Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type and machine model, pages of the Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, the referring URL, and access times and dates. We use this information to monitor, analyze use of and administer the Website, and to better tailor it to your needs.

To collect this information, we use certain technologies including:

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file sent from a website or application and stored on your computer or device. Cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you return to our Website, and to remember your login information. Cookies also allow us to serve certain features, to better understand how you interact with our Website, and to monitor aggregated usage. You can set your browser to detect some cookies, to stop accepting cookies, or to prompt you before accepting a cookie. To learn more about browser cookies, including how to manage or delete them, look in the Tools, Help or similar section of your web browser, or visit http://allaboutcookies.org.

We use third party service providers to assist us in collecting and understanding Log Data.

By using our Website, you agree to our use of these tracking technologies.

Third-Party Website Tracking

We do not serve targeted advertising; however, when you use the Internet, unaffiliated parties such as ad networks, web analytics companies and social networking platforms may collect information about your online activities over time and across our and other websites. This information may be used to provide advertisements for products and services that may interest you, and those companies may use cookies, clear GIFs and other tracking technologies. We do not track your activity over time and across different websites or online services. We do not honor “do not track” signals transmitted by web browsers.

For more information about third-party advertisers and how to prevent them from using your information, visit the NAI’s consumer website at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. If you want to opt out using these tools, you need to opt out separately for each of your devices and for each web browser (such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari) that you use on each device.

How We May Use Your Information

We do not sell or rent personally identifiable information.

We use and disclose your personal information only for the purposes described above and as follows:

  • To investigate a suspected violation of our Terms of Use, suspected fraud or other unlawful activity;
  • As may be required by law or by a court order, in which case, where legally permissible, we shall attempt to notify you and work with you to seek to limit the scope of the required disclosure;
  • To our third party service partners to permit them to provide features and services on our behalf (see Third Party Service Providers section below);
  • In the event of a reorganization, merger, sale, bankruptcy or other business change, in which case your information will remain subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy; and
  • With your consent and as permissible under applicable laws and regulations.

Third Party Service Providers

We may employ third parties to facilitate delivery of our Website and to provide certain features on our behalf, such as maintenance services, email management, database management, web analytics, review and processing of job applications and improvement of our Website.

How You Can Access and Modify Your Information

If you would like to review, correct, update or request that we delete personal information you have provided to us, please contact us at info@ellevationeducation.com and specify what you would like to review, correct, update or have deleted.

Opt Out

If you have provided us with your information in order to receive information about our products or to subscribe to email updates, we may send you Ellevation marketing email messages. You have the right to opt-out of receipt of those messages, and may do so at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link that appears at the bottom of each message, or by contacting us at info@ellevationeducation.com.

Data Retention

We may retain information you provide for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes as described in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise permissible by law.

Security

We are ISO 27002 compliant, an internationally recognized set of information security standards. As such, security measures to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the information you provide to us have been deployed. These security measures, both technical and procedural, are continuously being monitored, tested, evaluated, and improved. We deploy commercially reasonable security precautions intended to protect against unauthorized access to any of this information. We store data in secure server and cloud-based environments that use firewalls, VPNs, event logging, and other industry-standard protections in an effort to monitor and prevent access from outside intruders. We also encrypt the data in transit, require unique account credentials, and limit data access. Not all security risks are reasonably foreseeable, however, and Ellevation is not responsible for the consequences of security incidents that are not reasonably foreseeable and not reasonably within its control.

Links

Our Website contains links to third party social networking websites. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. Inclusion of a link on our website does not represent an endorsement of that website, and we do not control any aspect of those third party websites. Those websites have their own privacy policies and terms of use, and we encourage you to read them.

Social Network Features

Within the “Blog” section of the Website, you may read, comment on, and share our blog posts. Any comments you post in this area may be read, shared, and used by others. You may also log onto third party social networking websites via social network sharing widgets to share, comment, or recommend blog posts. The social network sharing widgets may provide information to their associated social networks or third-parties about your interactions with our Website pages that you visit, even if you do not click on or otherwise interact with the plug-in or widget. Information is transmitted from your browser and may include an identifier assigned by the social network or third party, information about your browser type, operating system, device type, IP address, and the URL of the web page where widget appears. If you use social network tools or visit social networking sites, you should read their privacy disclosures, to learn what information they collect, use, and share.

Updates To This Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy in the future. When we do, we will alert you by updating the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy indicating when it was last revised. Changes will become effective when posted. If you do not agree to changes to this Privacy Policy, you may not continue to use this Website.

A Note for California Residents

If you are a resident of California, you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information (if any) for marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at info@ellevationeducation.com.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding our privacy practices, please contact us at:

Ellevation, Inc.
P.O. Box 961870
Boston, MA 02196
Phone: 617-307-5755
Fax: 617-812-5686

Alternatively, you can email us at: dataprivacy@ellevationeducation.com