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Privacy Policy
Introduction

These Terms of Use ("Terms") were last updated on May 20, 2021.

Welcome to the site TheTutor.Me (We, Our, Company). It is an internet platform that assists students in getting access to tutoring and/or learning material services by tutors. Additionally, it assists tutors in enabling them to be found by learners. To do so, our registered tutors create a profile on our site. Other tutor profiles are found on our site as a result of web crawling. Our mission is to assist students and parents in locating trustworthy tutors or learning material, and tutors in reaching students for tutoring and learning material services. Simultaneously, we strive to ensure tutoring requests are also well-intentioned. To accomplish the goal of our service, we must publish a minimal amount of personal information to enable visitors to assess the reliability of a tutor, student or review.

We understand you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take the responsibility of its protection seriously. We appreciate your trust in our ability to act prudently and wisely. Please take a moment to read the following to become acquainted with our privacy policy. By visiting the Company website and domain name, as well as any other linked pages, features, content or application services offered by Company from time to time in connection with them (collectively, the "Website"), or by using any of our services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies set forth in this Privacy Policy.

The Privacy Policy is included in our Terms & Conditions, which are available on our website. The terminology in the Privacy Policy (for example, "we," "our," "us," "Platform," "Counselor," "Counselor Services" and so on) have the same meaning as in our Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge and agree to both the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy when you use our Platform. If you do not agree to be governed by the Privacy Policy, you should immediately cease using the Platform. By accessing and using our Platform, you confirm you have read the Terms & Conditions and the Privacy Policy and understand, agree with and recognize all of the terms stated in both.

What Is Covered by This Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy describes how Company treats personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that Company collects when you use the Website or Company's services. This policy does not apply to the practices of firms not owned or controlled by our Company, or to persons not employed or managed by our Company.

Scope of the Application of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is equally applicable to the students, tutors, teachers, parents and guardians.

What Types of Personal Data Does the Company Collect?

We gather account information supplied by users, such as their name, mobile phone number and email address, in order to identify you and send you updates on their usage of the service. Additionally, we gather user-supplied location data such as city or zip code. Additionally, we gather user-submitted photographs, education information, a personal statement, student's age, the tutor's age and the number of years tutored.

How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
Tutor's Information:

Your complete name, photo and any other personally identifiable information you give in your profile may be displayed to users in combination with the advertising you have posted. Additionally, your cell phone number may be utilized to send you notices with respect to the platform. Furthermore, we may use your email address to send you site updates, news or notifications.

Student's Information:

Your complete name, photo and any other personally identifiable information you give in your profile may be displayed to users/tutors. Additionally, your cell phone number may be utilized to send you notices with respect to the platform. Furthermore, we may use your email address to send you site updates, news or notifications.

Parent's information:

Your complete name, photo and any other personally identifiable information you give in your profile may be displayed to users/tutors. Additionally, your cell phone number may be utilized to send you notices with respect to the platform. Furthermore, we may use your email address to send you site updates, news or notifications.

Cookies Use

As is the case with the majority of websites, we rely on cookies to work effectively. Cookies are little text files that are stored on a user's computer to uniquely identify you. We use cookies to improve our site's performance and user experience. For example, cookies enable registered users to access our site without having to manually enter their email address and password each time. You should be aware that we have no control over how marketers utilise cookies or the information they obtain via their use of cookies. If you do not wish for information to be gathered via cookies, most browsers allow you to refuse or accept the cookie function; nevertheless, you should keep in mind cookies may be required to offer you with certain capabilities.

Will the Company Share the Personally Identifiable Information it Acquires?

Your Personal Information and the Personal Information of Your Children are critical components of our business. We do not rent or sell your Personal Information or the Personal Information of your Children to anyone.

How Long Will We Store Your Personally Identifiable Information?

We will preserve your personal data for no longer than is required to fulfill the reasons for which it was acquired, including to comply with any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting obligations. We may preserve your personal data for a longer length of time if we receive a complaint or if we feel there is a reasonable chance of litigation about our connection with you.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of personal data, the risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether those purposes can be accomplished through alternative means, and applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting and other requirements.

In rare instances, we will anonymize your personal data (making it unidentifiable to you) for research or statistical reasons, in which case we may use this information indefinitely, without additional notification to you.

While we continue to handle your personal data, we shall adhere to this Privacy Policy. Otherwise, when your information is no longer required, we safely delete it.

Refusal to Engage in Marketing Communication

You may unsubscribe from email marketing communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in all of our marketing email emails.

How is Personal Information About My Child Handled?

If you are a minor (under the age of 18), you may use and share Personal Information only with the expressed approval of your parent or guardian. The Company obtains limited Personal Information about kids ("Children's Personal Information") directly from the school, teacher, parent or guardian who registers for and pays for the Services. If you are under the age of eighteen (18), please do not submit any Personal Information about yourself to us, except as required by your parent or guardian when registering for the Services. If we discover we have collected Children's Personal Information from a student without the consent of a parent or guardian, or if we discover a minor has provided us with Children's Personal Information in excess of what we request during the registration process, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you suspect a student has supplied us with his/her Personal Information in addition to the information required during registration for the Website, or that a student's school or instructor has not acquired parental authorization, please contact us at contact@thetutor.me.

Is the Information I Provide Secure?

Personal Information associated with your Company account or Personal Information associated with your Children is password-protected for your privacy and protection. You must protect your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. While the Company makes every effort to safeguard user information and keep user account information private, the Company cannot guarantee the security of user account information. At any moment, the security of user information may be jeopardized by unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure or other circumstances.

Our Relationships with Third Parties

Our website may include links to websites maintained by third parties with whom we have no association. We do not share your personally identifiable information with those websites and are not responsible for their data privacy practices. We recommend you read the privacy policies associated with these third- party websites.

Notice Regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This section contains extra information about our Privacy Statement that is relevant to European Union residents. We must use your personal information for the following reasons:

  • To carry out our duties under any contract we may have with you.
  • It is in our legitimate interest or the legitimate interest of a third party to use personal information
  • We are legally required to use your personal information to comply with any enforced legal duties.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

The Company has the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. The use of data we gather today is governed by the Privacy Policy in force at the time the data is utilized. If we make any changes to the way we use Personal Information or Personal Information about Children, we will tell you via a notice on our Website. You are encouraged to examine the website's privacy statement on a regular basis. The policy in its most current version shall govern our use of your information and will always be available at privacy. By continuing to access or use the Services following the effective date of the amended Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by its updated terms.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy on our Website, please send us a detailed message at contact@thetutor.me. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.
Effective Date: May 20, 2021

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