INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Information Collection Upon Registration: When you create or make changes to a BrainChain account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, and email address. Some of this information is listed publicly on our Services.
Additional Information: You may provide us with information to make public, such as a meeting time and location for a study session, information about an examination, homework assignment, professor, syllabus, or other class information. You may also provide information to customize your account. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. If you email us for any reason, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request. Additional information as described in this section is entirely optional and not required to be provided.
We may use your contact information to send notifications to you in accordance with your chosen preferences. Furthermore, we may notify you, via email or otherwise, at any time, in the event of an emergency, or an announcement that relates to all users, an update to the Services, a promotional campaign, or any other information deemed by us to be important information to communicate to you.
Public Information: Our Services are primarily designed to provide a platform that allows students to conveniently connect with other students that may be studying the same topics or be enrolled in the same classes. The platform allows students to create and coordinate study sessions with other students, thereby allowing students the opportunity to study with others and benefit from the value of collaboration. Most of the information you provide us is information you are asking us to make public. In general, unless you change settings to the contrary, all information you upload is shared publicly.
Log Data: We may receive information when you access our website, or any of our other Services. This includes information which you provide us, including demographic data which may or may not include your name, address, email address, classes, phone numbers, and other personal information, and status updates. We may also receive and collect information not directly provided by you, such as date and time of use or log-on and technical information, such as your IP address, website URL, and browser/operating system used.
We may use log data to compile statistical information regarding usage of our Services, including, but not limited to: the number of sessions created in a given time period, the number of sessions that successfully occur within a given time period, the average number of visits to the website within a given time period, rankings of activities by various time periods based on quantity of sessions or site visits during such time periods, average number of students per study session, ranking of top classes based on quantity of sessions created for a class, ranking of most popular departments for using BrainChain, methods of acquiring users, and popular times of use of BrainChain.
We may use log data to improve the Services we provide and we may sell or otherwise provide such log data to third parties.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Your Consent: We understand the information you share with us is important to you. Accordingly, we may share or disclose your information with your consent acknowledged through your use of our Services.
Disclosure of Information: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect BrainChain’s rights or property.
MODIFICATION OF INFORMATION
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with account settings to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account. You are also able to delete your account, should you no longer wish to use our Services.
You may log-on to your account and delete your own account at any time.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN
We do not direct our services to children under the age of 17, and we do not seek to collect from children online contact information, or distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information from children, or entice children by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge information to us. We will not knowingly allow anyone under 17 to register with any of our sites or to provide any other personally identifying information without written approval of a parent or guardian.