Bafunde Academy knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Statement. By using the academy.bafunde.com website, and any related services and/or features (collectively, the "Service") you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Statement.
What Does This Privacy Statement Cover?
This Privacy Statement covers Bafunde Academy's treatment of Personal Information that Bafunde Academy gathers when you access/use the Service.
What Personal Information Does Bafunde Academy Collect?
Bafunde Academy collects information you voluntarily submit to the Service, such as, the information we collect when you register for an account: your name, email address, grade etc.
What about children?
The safety and privacy of children is extremely important to us. Every user of the Service must be 16 years of age or older. Any person that does not meet the foregoing age requirements is a "Minor". Minors are prohibited from signing up or using the Service without the consent of their parent/guardian.
How does Bafunde Academy use the information it collects?
Provide the Service: Your information will be used primarily to provide you with the Service.
Improve the Service: Your information may be used by us internally to improve the Service and develop new products, services and features.
Will Bafunde Academy Share Any of the Personal Information it Receives?
To the limited extent we collect Personal Information – we neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. We share your Personal Information only as described below.
-Recipient of User Submissions: As mentioned above – your User Submissions may be shared in a public or quasi-public manner.
-Service Providers and Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf. For example, we may decide to use a third party payment processing company to process payments you make through the Service. In addition, parts of the Service may be hosted by a third party on our behalf. Your information may be accessed by such providers/agents, in the event that we need to share your information with them to provide our services or customer support to you. Unless we tell you differently, Bafunde Academy's agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us.
-Protection of Bafunde Academy and Others: We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Bafunde Academy, our employees, our users, or others.
-With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
Conditions of Use
If you decide to access or use the Service, such access and use and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Statement and our Terms and Conditions of use, including limitations on damages, and disclaimer of warranties.
Third Party Websites/Services
The Site may permit you to link to other websites on the Internet, and other websites may contain links to the Site. These other websites are not under Bafunde Academy control, and such links do not constitute an endorsement by Bafunde Academy of those other websites or the services offered through them. The privacy and security practices of websites linked to or from the Service are not covered by this Privacy Statement, and Bafunde Academy is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
For this GDPR section, we use the terms "Personal Data" and "processing" as they are defined in the GDPR, but "Personal Data" generally means information that can be used to individually identify a person, and "processing" generally covers actions that can be performed in connection with data such as collection, use, storage and disclosure. Bafunde Academy will be the controller of your Personal Data processed in connection with the Sites. Note that we may also process Personal Data of our customers' end users or employees in connection with our provision of services to customers, in which case we are the processor of Personal Data. If we are the processor of your Personal Data (i.e., not the controller), please contact the controller party in the first instance to address your rights with respect to such data.
What Personal Data Do We Collect From You?
We collect Personal Data about you when you provide such information directly to us, when third parties such as our business partners or service providers provide us with Personal Data about you, or when Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Sites.
-Information we collect directly from you: We receive Personal Data directly from you when you provide us with such Personal Data, including without limitation the following:
-Information we receive from third party sources: Some third parties such as our business partners and service providers provide us with Personal Data about you, such as the following:
-Information we automatically collect when you use our Sites: Some Personal Data is automatically collected when you use our Sites, such as the following:
How Do We Use Your Personal Data?
We process Persona Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Sites. For example, we use Personal Data to:
We will only process your Personal Data if we have a lawful basis for doing so. Lawful bases for processing include consent, contractual necessity and our "legitimate interests" or the legitimate interest of others, as further described below.
-Contractual Necessity: We process the following categories of Personal Data as a matter of "contractual necessity", meaning that we need to process the data to perform under our Terms and Conditions with you, which enables us to provide you with the Sites. When we process data due to contractual necessity, failure to provide such Personal Data will result in your inability to use some or all portions of the Sites that require such data.
-Legitimate Interest: We process the following categories of Personal Data when we believe it furthers the legitimate interest of us or third parties.
Examples of these legitimate interests include:
-Consent: In some cases, we process Personal Data based on the consent you expressly grant to us at the time we collect such data. When we process Personal Data based on your consent, it will be expressly indicated to you at the point and time of collection.
-Other Processing Grounds: From time to time we may also need to process Personal Data to comply with a legal obligation, if it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or other data subjects, or if it is necessary for a task carried out in the public interest.
How and With Whom Do We Share Your Data?
We also share Personal Data when necessary to complete a transaction initiated or authorized by you or provide you with a product or service you have requested. In addition to those set forth above, these parties also include:
We also share information with third parties when you have given us consent to do so (as indicated at the point such information is collected).
We also share Personal Data when we believe it is necessary to:
Furthermore, if we choose to buy or sell assets, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party, and we would share Personal Data with the party that is acquiring our assets. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
How Long Do We Retain Your Personal Data?
We retain Personal Data about you as long as you have an open account with us or as otherwise necessary to provide you Services. In some cases we retain Personal Data for longer, if doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or collect fees owed, or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation. Afterwards, we retain some information in a depersonalized or aggregated form but not in a way that would identify you personally.
What Security Measures Do We Use?
We seek to protect Personal Data using appropriate technical and organizational measures based on the type of Personal Data and applicable processing activity. For example, we encrypt all data in-transit, obfuscate and anonymize data that we share with processors like analytics services, and maintain all services with security patches in a timely manner. We also require that our suppliers protect such information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.
What Rights Do You Have Regarding Your Personal Data?
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data, including those set forth below. For more information about these rights, or to submit a request, please email email@example.com. Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your request, such as if it is frivolous or extremely impractical, if it jeopardizes the rights of others, or if it is not required by law, but in those circumstances, we will still respond to notify you of such a decision. In some cases, we may also need to you to provide us with additional information, which may include Personal Data, if necessary to verify your identity and the nature of your request.
-Access: You can request more information about the Personal Data we hold about you and request a copy of such Personal Data.
-Rectification: If you believe that any Personal Data we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data.
-Erasure: You can request that we erase some or all of your Personal Data from our systems.
-Withdrawal of Consent: If we are processing your Personal Data based on your consent (as indicated at the time of collection of such data), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note, however, that if you exercise this right, you may have to then provide express consent on a case-by-case basis for the use or disclosure of certain of your Personal Data, if such use or disclosure is necessary to enable you to utilize some or all of our Sites.
-Portability: You can ask for a copy of your Personal Data in a machine-readable format. You can also request that we transmit the data to another controller where technically feasible.
-Objection: You can contact us to let us know that you object to the further use or disclosure of your Personal Data for certain purposes.
-Restriction of Processing: You can ask us to restrict further processing of your Personal Data.
-Right to File Complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint about Bafunde Academy's practices with respect to your Personal Data with the supervisory authority of your country.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Bafunde Academy may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Statement in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our website, or via the Service, or sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Statement when he or she uses the Service after such changes have been first posted.
Questions or Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy, please send us a detailed message at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.
Effective Date: Jul 1, 2020