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Privacy Policy

La siguiente información se encuentra sólo en inglés, para dudas contacte con jruipere@it.uc3m.es. At the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance, we care about the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to keep your Personal Information secure in compliance with this Privacy Policy. Personal Information is defined below. As used in this Privacy Policy, we, us, and our refer to the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance. This Privacy Policy only applies to information that we collect through the the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance Website -the Site, which consists of all content and pages located within the http://ela.gast.it.uc3m.es/ web domain- and does not apply to information that we may collect from you in other ways -for example, this policy does not apply to information that you may provide to us over the phone, by fax, or through conventional mail-.

USERNAMES AND POSTINGS

Comments or other information posted by you to our forums, wikis or other areas of the Site designed for public communications or communications among registered class members may be viewed and downloaded by others who visit the Site. For this reason, we encourage you to use discretion when deciding whether to post any information that can be used to identify you to those forums (or other public or classwide areas).

CONSENT TO PROCESSING OUTSIDE HOME COUNTRY

By using our Site, or providing information to the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance, you understand and unambiguously consent to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of information in Spain and other countries and territories, for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy and the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance Terms of Service. You hereby consent to the collection, use, disclosure, and retention by the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance of your Personal Information as described under this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to the transfer of your personal data between the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance and the third parties, affiliates, and subsidiaries described in this Privacy Policy. For further certainty, any consent relating to a right to transfer information referred to in this paragraph shall be deemed to include your consent to the transfer of the applicable Personal Information to a jurisdiction which may provide a different level of privacy protection than that available in your own country. If you do not agree with these terms, then please do not access, browse, or register for the Site. If you choose not to provide us with certain information required to provide you with various services offered on our Site, you may not be able to establish a user account and we may not be able to provide you with those services.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

As used in this Privacy Policy, Personal Information means any information about yourself that you may provide to us when using the Site, such as when you sign up for a user account or enter into a transaction through the Site, which may include (but is not limited to) your name, contact information, gender, date of birth, occupation, and if you register for an ID Verified Certificate of Achievement, a drivers license or other government issued identification. We endeavor to limit the collection of Personal Information to what we need with respect to specific Site activities in order to satisfy business, legal, research or regulatory requirements. We will anonymize all the data for research purposes.

USE FOR PERSONALIZATION AND PEDAGOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS

Our goal is to provide current and future visitors with the best possible educational experience. To further this goal, we sometimes present different users with different versions of course materials and software. We do this to personalize the experience to the individual learner (assess the learners level of ability and learning style, and present materials best suited to the learner), to evaluate the effectiveness of our course materials, to improve our understanding of the learning process and to otherwise improve the effectiveness of our offerings. We may publish or otherwise publicize results from this process, but, unless otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy, those publications or public disclosures will not include Personal Information.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Site contains links to websites published by third parties, including other content providers as well as certain service providers. These other websites are not under our control, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the collection and use of your information by such websites, unless we have otherwise indicated in this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to be aware when you are be redirected to a third party website and review the privacy policies of each website you visit and use.

SECURITY

The Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance has a program designed to protect Personal Information in its possession or control. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policies, processes, and procedures, including administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the Personal Information that it creates, receives, maintains, or transmits. Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure; and therefore, the Lab Gradient UC3M Open edX instance cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHANGING OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Please note that we review and may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. When changes are made, the Privacy Policy link will include a notation Revised date. indicating that you should review the new terms, which will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. The notation will be included in the Privacy Policy link for at least seven days after the update has been made. By accessing the Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Privacy Policy and any changes contained therein. In case you miss the notification referenced above, be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

PRIVACY CONCERNS

If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the information we maintain about you, please contact us at jruipere@it.uc3m.es