Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 30, 2020

 

1. Introduction
Lessonly, Inc. (“Company” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Website Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy” or “Policy”). This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.lessonly.com (our “Website“) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This Policy applies to information we collect:
  1. On this Website.
  2. In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
  3. Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website.
It does not apply to information collected by:
  1. Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party; or
  2. Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.
2. Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at:
1129 E. 16th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
support@lessonly.com
(317) 469-9194
California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their personal information. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
3. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
  1. By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information“);
  2. That is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
  3. About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect this information:
  1. Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  2. Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
  3. From third parties, for example, our business partners.
4. Information You Provide to Us.
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website.
  2. Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
  3. Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website.
  4. Your search queries on the Website.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted“) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions“). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
5. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
  1. Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  2. Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). You can opt out of behavioral tracking on this website by emailing us at support@lessonly.com.
The information we collect automatically does include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
  1. Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  2. Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  3. Speed up your searches.
  4. Recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
  1. Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  2. Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
6. Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, which may include but are not limited to advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
7. How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
  1. To present our Website and its contents to you.
  2. To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  3. To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  4. To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices.
  5. To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  6. To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  7. To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
  8. In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  9. For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact us at support@lessonly.com. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
8. Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated, anonymized information about our users without restriction.
We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:
  1. To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  2. To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  3. To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Lessonly, Inc.’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Lessonly, Inc. about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
  4. To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
  5. To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use the “email a friend” feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.
  6. For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  7. With your consent.
  8. To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  9. To enforce or apply our Subscription Services Agreement, which is available at www.lessonly.com/ssa, or Subscription Order Form, and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  10. If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Lessonly, Inc., our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
9. Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
  1. Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  2. Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can always opt out by sending us an email stating your request to support@lessonly.com.
  3. Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt out by sending us an email stating your request to support@lessonly.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions or by selecting “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email. This opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience, or other transactions.
  4. Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt out by sending us an email stating your request to support@lessonly.com.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. These third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. If you have any questions about a third parties’ collection or use of your information, you should contact the responsible party directly.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
10. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to support@lessonly.com or write us at: 1129 E. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
11. Privacy Shield Compliance
    1. EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks. Lessonly complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland, respectively, to the United States. Lessonly has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this Privacy Policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/. Lessonly’s Privacy Policy covers all personally identifiable information about EU and Swiss residents that Lessonly collects through this Website and its Service. In compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles, Lessonly commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and its collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information. European and Swiss individuals with inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy or complaints concerning our privacy practices should contact us by sending an email to support@lessonly.com or writing us at: 1129 E. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202. Lessonly has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States, and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint. Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.
    2. Human Resources Data Within the Context of the Employment Relationship. In compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles, Lessonly commits to resolve complaints about your human resources data privacy and our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information. European and Swiss individuals with inquiries regarding the handling of their human resources data or complaints concerning our HR privacy practices should contact us by sending an email to support@lessonly.com or writing us at: 1129 E. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202. Lessonly will cooperate with the EU data protection authorities and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, and comply with the advice given by the panel and/or Commissioner with regard to human resources data transferred from the EU and/or Switzerland in the context of the employment relationship.
12. Data Security
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers behind firewalls. All Customer Content will be encrypted in transit and at rest. Further information regarding Lessonly’s commitment to data security can be found in its SOC II, Type 2 Report which is available at www.lessonly.com/security.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
13. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
It is our Policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will provide notice on the Website home page. The date the Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.
14. Contact Information
To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:
By mail: 1129 E. 16th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
By email: support@lessonly.com
By phone: (317) 469-9194

Previous Privacy Policies:

Policy – 7-28-2017 to 10-30-2020