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Privacy Policy for Knowt Inc.

Knowt Inc. (16192 Coastal Highway Lewes, Delaware 19958-9776; contact@knowt.io)

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application ”Knowt” for mobile and web devices owned by Knowt Inc.. The Application is a study tool that converts notes, websites, and Google documents into quizzes. These quizzes are designed to assist students in studying.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you connect to your Google Account. This connection to Google with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.

When you connect your Google Account and use the Application, you generally provide (a) your name, email address, age, user name, password and other registration information and (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help

Users may also create an account with Knowt where you generally provide (a) your name, email address, age, user name, password and other registration information and (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help

Cookie Policy

To optimize user experience, Knowt uses cookies, which are small pieces of data sent from our site to your computer. These cookies are stored on your computer, through your web browser. Using these cookies, Knowt is able to store some of your basic account information and user provided data. This allows you to use Knowt with your notes and quizzes stored automatically and other functionality.

Knowt uses cookies to enhance your user experience and, without cookies, some essential features may cease to work correctly. However, if you wish to clear your cookies, you can do so through your browser. Additionally, you may choose to enable a "Do Not Track" feature in your internet browser, which tells websites not to track your information as you use their site.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the amount of times the Application is opened, and the amount of unique users opening the Application it every day.

Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

This Application does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the Application and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

The only service that currently has access to Knowt user data is Amazon Web Services (AWS). Knowt relies on AWS for web hosting, user and note management, and other content delivery.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
  • If Knowt is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. You can also request to opt-out via email, at team@knowt.io

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to one month and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at team@knowt.io and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

Children and Parents

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at team@knowt.io We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

In line with the policy of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Knowt respects the rights of parents whose children use the app by not asking children to disclose more information than is reasonable necessary for use of the service, and by allowing parents to:
  • view their children's personal information (upon email request)
  • request Knowt to delete their children's information and/or stop further data collection
  • agree to collection/use of their children's information, yet still not allow usage of this information by authorized third parties

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/handheld device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at team@knowt.io.