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AppStart Learning LLC Privacy Policy

AppStart Learning LLC (“AppStart Learning”) has adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain how AppStart Learning collects, stores, and uses the information collected in connection with AppStart Learning’s products, services and websites including, but not limited to AppStart Learning’s early learning products, AppStart Learning’s early learning apps and AppStart Learning’s on-line stores (together “Services”).


1. Non-personal data
For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “non-personal data” means information that does not directly identify you. Additionally, non-personal data means “aggregate” and “de-personalized” information, which is data AppStart Learning collects about the use of AppStart Learning’s Services, from which any personally identifiable data has been removed.

AppStart Learning may use tools or third party analytical software to automatically collect and use certain non-personal data that does not directly enable AppStart Learning to identify you. The types of non-personal data AppStart Learning may collect and use include, but are not limited to: (i) device properties, including, but not limited to IP address, Media Access Control (“MAC”) address and unique device identifier or other persistent or non-persistent device identifier (“Device ID”); (ii) device software platform and firmware; (iii) mobile phone carrier; (iv) geographical data such as zip code, area code and coarse location; (v) game progress, time used playing, score and achievements; (vi) other non-personal data as reasonably required by AppStart Learning to enhance the Services and other AppStart Learning products and services.

AppStart Learning may use and disclose to AppStart Learning’s partners and contractors the collected non-personal data for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, advertisement serving, managing and providing the Services and to further develop the Services and other AppStart Learning services and products.

You recognize and agree that the analytics companies utilized by AppStart Learning may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other services or products relating to your activities. These companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies.
AppStart Learning may supplement your personal and non-personal data with data received from third parties in connection with demographic, advertisement, market and other analytics surveys or services.

2. Ad Serving Technology
AppStart Learning reserves the right to use and disclose the collected non-personal data for purposes of advertisement by AppStart Learning or AppStart Learning’s partners and contractors. AppStart Learning may employ third party ad serving technologies that use certain methods to collect information as a result of ad serving through Services. AppStart Learning or third parties operating the ad serving technology may use demographic and location information as well as information logged from your hardware or device to ensure that appropriate advertising is presented within the Service. AppStart Learning or third parties may collect and use data for this purpose including, but not limited to IP address (including but not limited to for purposes of determining your coarse location), Device ID, MAC, software, applications, hardware, browser information, Internet and on-line usage information and in-game information. The foregoing data may be used and disclosed in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the privacy policy of the company providing the ad serving technology.

You recognize and agree that the advertising companies who deliver ads for AppStart Learning may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other services or products. These companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies. These ad serving technologies are integrated into Services; if you do not want to be subject to this technology, do not use or access Services. Although AppStart Learning takes commercially reasonable steps to instruct such advertising companies to comply with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, AppStart Learning does not have access to or control of third party technologies.
AppStart Learning may display to you behaviorally targeted advertising. If you wish to “opt out” of certain targeted advertising, please visit http://www.youradchoices.com and/or www.networkadvertising.org. Please note that the links above may not reach all AppStart Learning’s advertising partners and certain behaviorally targeted advertising may still be displayed to you. If you want to be certain that no behaviorally targeted advertisements are not displayed to you then please do not use or access the Services. Additionally please note that if you “opt out” it does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising. It just means that the advertising you see displayed will not be customized to you and your interests and may be less relevant to you.

3. Location Data
To the extent AppStart Learning makes location enabled Services available and you use such Services, AppStart Learning may collect and process your location data to provide location related Services and advertisements. For example, some add-ons or offers may be available at dedicated locations. AppStart Learning may use various technologies to determine location, such as GPS, Wi-Fi or other network-based data such as IP address. Your GPS geo-location is not accessed without your consent. Notwithstanding AppStart Learning’s partners who are providing location related parts of the Service, AppStart Learning will not share your GPS geo-location with third parties without your consent. To the extent AppStart Learning makes available GPS geo-location to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy, it will be provided anonymously. Please note that AppStart Learning may share your anonymous coarse location with its partners.

4. Personal Data
For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “personal data” means personally identifiable information that specifically identifies you as an individual.

Likely situations when you make personal data available to AppStart Learning include, but are not limited to: (i) registration for Services, contests and special events; (ii) accessing Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services; (iii) subscribing to newsletters; (iv) purchasing a product or services through AppStart Learning’s online stores; (v) using “tell a friend,” “email this page,” or other similar features; (vi) requesting technical support; and (vii) otherwise through use of AppStart Learning’s Services where personal data is required for use and/or participation.

The types of personal data may vary depending on the type of activity you are engaged in. The personal data AppStart Learning may collect, process and use may include, but are not limited to your name, screen/nick name, AppStart Learning’s Services or third party service ID, e-mail address, phone number, photo or other image, birthdate, sex, address, friend connections, avatar image, credit card information, shipping information; and location (only if directly identifiable to you, otherwise AppStart Learning treats location as non-personal data).

If you choose to use AppStart Learning’s “tell a friend” or a similar service about AppStart Learning Services or order a gift certificate for your friend, AppStart Learning may store your friend’s name and contact details that you provide to AppStart Learning.

AppStart Learning may use personal and non-personal data, both individually and combined together, for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, providing customer and technical support, managing and providing Services (including managing advertisement serving), customizing AppStart Learning’s communications and to further develop the Services and other AppStart Learning services and products. AppStart Learning may combine non-personal data with personal data.
AppStart Learning may use your personal data to send messages to you with informative and/or commercial content about AppStart Learning’s services or third party products and services AppStart Learning thinks may be of interest to you, such as new features and services, special offers and updated information.

Please note that certain features of the Services may be able to connect to your social networking sites to obtain additional information about you. In such cases, AppStart Learning may be able to collect certain information from your social networking profile when your social networking site permits it, and when you consent to allow your social networking site to make that information available to AppStart Learning. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, profile picture, gender, user ID, email address, your country, your language, your time zone, the organizations and links on your profile page, the names and profile pictures of your social networking site “friends” and other information you have included in your social networking site profile. AppStart Learning may associate and/or combine as well as use information collected by AppStart Learning and/or obtained through such social networking sites in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

5. Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data
Personal data may be disclosed in accordance with applicable legislation and this Privacy Policy. Additionally, AppStart Learning may disclose personal data to its parent companies and its subsidiaries in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

AppStart Learning may hire agents and contractors to collect and process personal data on AppStart Learning’s behalf and in such cases such agents and contractors will be instructed to comply with our Privacy Policy and to use personal data only for the purposes for which the third party has been engaged by AppStart Learning. These agents and contractors may not use your personal data for their own marketing purposes. AppStart Learning may use third party service providers such as credit card processors, e-mail service providers, shipping agents, data analyzers and business intelligence providers. AppStart Learning has the right to share your personal data as necessary for the aforementioned third parties to provide their services for AppStart Learning. AppStart Learning is not liable for the acts and omissions of these third parties, except as provided by mandatory law.
AppStart Learning may disclose your personal data to third parties as required by law enforcement or other government officials in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose you or AppStart Learning to legal liability. AppStart Learning may also disclose your personal data to third parties when AppStart Learning has a reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with AppStart Learning’s rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or AppStart Learning believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect AppStart Learning’s rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on AppStart Learning. To the extent permitted by applicable law, AppStart Learning will make reasonable efforts to notify you of such disclosure through AppStart Learning’s website or in another reasonable manner.

6. Data Retention and Correctness
AppStart Learning retains the data collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Thereafter if the collected data is no longer needed for purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, AppStart Learning deletes all aforementioned data in its possession within a reasonable timeframe. AppStart Learning does not verify the correctness of personal data.
Irrespective of the above, AppStart Learning may still retain some of the data to the extent such retention is necessary to resolve disputes, enforce AppStart Learning’s user agreements, and comply with technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of Services.

7. Cookies, beacons and tracking
The Services may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags, locally shared objects, clear GIFs and web beacons. AppStart Learning’s treats information collected by cookies and similar technologies as non-personal data.

Cookies: A “cookie” is a small bit of record-keeping information that websites often store on a user’s computer. AppStart Learning’s cookies do not include personal data and are typically used to quickly identify your device and to “remember” you. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device; however, disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the Services.

Flash cookies & HTML5: AppStart Learning may also use Flash cookies (locally shared objects) and HTML5 storage (locally stored objects). Locally shared objects are small files similar to browser cookies and are used to remember your settings to personalize the look and feel of the Services. Locally shared objects only collect data in the aggregate. You may prevent locally shared objects from being placed by disabling locally stored objects in your browser or visit www.adobe.com. Locally stored objects, such as HTML5 Web Storage, are used for similar purposes as cookies but typically may contain a greater amount and different types of data than browser cookies.
Web Beacons and pixel tags: A “web beacon” or a “pixel tag” is an electronic image that allows AppStart Learning to count users who have visited certain pages or viewed certain advertisements. Web beacons, like cookies, do not include personal data. E-mails and other electronic communications AppStart Learning sends to you may contain pixel tags that enable AppStart Learning to track your usage of the communication, including whether the communication was opened and/or what links were followed, if any.

8. Third Party Terms and Conditions
Please note that your access to and use of the Services may be subject to certain third party terms and conditions and privacy policies, including but not limited to application stores, map data providers, mobile software platforms, on-line gaming platforms, social networking services and payment providers. You recognize and agree that AppStart Learning is not liable for any such third party terms and conditions and their use of your personal data.
AppStart Learning may in its discretion make available links through advertisements or otherwise enable you to access third party products or services. Please note that, while using such products or services, you are using products or services developed and administered by people or companies not affiliated with or controlled by AppStart Learning. AppStart Learning is not responsible for the actions of those people or companies, the content of their products or services, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer. The fact that AppStart Learning is linking to those products or services does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, those people or companies.

AppStart Learning may from time to time make available AppStart Learning’s partners’ services, such as sweepstakes or polls and such services may require you to disclose personal data in order to register for and access such services. Such services will reasonably identify the partners at the point of where you are required to disclose personal data. If you at that point choose to disclose your personal data, such personal data may be transferred directly or via AppStart Learning to such third parties and will be subject to the privacy policy and practices of such third parties. AppStart Learning is not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of such third parties and, therefore, you should review the privacy practices and policies of such third parties prior disclosing any personal data in relation to such services.

Please note that certain Services that AppStart Learning may offer, such as multiplayer gaming, social networking and gaming console services, may use third party services to provide authentication for the Services with a gaming console ID, social networking ID or gaming network account. When you register to join or use the Services from a third-party gaming or social networking system, certain personally identifiable user and/or membership data may be transferred automatically to and from AppStart Learning and you hereby consent to the processing, using, combining, disclosing and retaining of such data in accordance with this Privacy Policy by AppStart Learning.

9. Safeguards
AppStart Learning follows generally accepted industry standards and maintains reasonable safeguards to attempt to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information in AppStart Learning’s possession. Only those persons with a need to process your personal data in connection with the fulfillment of their tasks in accordance with the purposes of this Privacy Policy and for the purposes of performing technical maintenance have access to your personal data in AppStart Learning’s possession. Personal data collected by AppStart Learning is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. To prevent unauthorized on-line access to personal data, AppStart Learning maintains personal data behind a firewall-protected server. However, no system can is 100% secure and there is the possibility that despite AppStart Learning’s reasonable efforts, there could be unauthorized access to your personal data. By using the Services, you assume this risk.

10. Other
Please be aware of the open nature of certain social networking and other open features of the Services AppStart Learning may make available to you. You may choose to disclose data about yourself in the course of contributing user-generated content to the Services. Any data that you disclose in any of these forums, blogs, chats or the like is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality. AppStart Learning is not responsible for any personal data you choose to make public in any of these forums.
If you are under 13 years of age or a minor in your country of residence, please ask your legal guardian’s permission to use or access the Services. AppStart Learning encourages parents and/or guardians to play an active role in their children’s online experience at all times. AppStart Learning does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13 years of age and if AppStart Learning learns that AppStart Learning has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under 13 years of age, AppStart Learning will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such personal data from AppStart Learning’s records.
AppStart Learning may store and/or transfer your personal data to its affiliates and partners in and outside the United States and EU/EEA member states in accordance with mandatory legislation and this Privacy Policy. AppStart Learning may disclose your personal data to third parties in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of AppStart Learning’s stock and/or assets or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process provided, however, that this Privacy Policy shall continue to govern such personal data.

11. Further information
The data controller is AppStart Learning LLC, 162 East Ridgewood Avenue, 2nd Floor, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, USA.  Any and all use of your personal data by AppStart Learning is governed by United States law and not the laws where you may be located.
Should you wish opt-out from receiving communications (such as newsletters or offers) from AppStart Learning, please contact [email protected]
AppStart Learning makes good faith efforts to enable you to review, update or correct your personal data in AppStart Learning’s possession. In order to do so, please contact AppStart Learning at [email protected] AppStart Learning will need sufficient information from you to establish your identity and to verify your access request, and also to assist us in handling your request. Please note that even if personal data is changed or deleted according to your request, AppStart Learning may still retain some of your personal data to resolve disputes, enforce AppStart Learning’s user agreement(s), and comply with technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of AppStart Learning’s Services.
AppStart Learning regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Policy. If AppStart Learning receives a formal written complaint from you, AppStart Learning will attempt to contact you directly to address any of your concerns. AppStart Learning will cooperate with the appropriate governmental authorities, including data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the collection, use, transfer or disclosure of personal data that cannot be amicably resolved between you and AppStart Learning. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy or the breach, termination or validity thereof shall be finally settled at AppStart Learning’s discretion (i) at your domicile’s competent courts; or (ii) by arbitration conducted in the State of New Jersey, USA in accordance with the Rules for Expedited Arbitration, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration shall be conducted in Ridgewood, NJ, in the English language. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST APPSTART ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.

Link – http://appstartllc.com/privacy-policy/