This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you when you visit and use our websites or when communicating with you through email. It also provides our practices for collecting, processing, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
Personal information is any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person.
The personal information that Next Tech collects is basic information about the individual user, such as:
- email address,
- IP addresses,
- and geographical location.
We also collect technical metrics about your engagement with our products that are not categorized as personal information.
Next Tech collects personal information (name and email address) from you upon your registration for our services and/or account creation. We collect any additional information about you when you interact with us electronically or in person, when you access our website or a website into which our platform has been embedded and when we provide our services to you.
We process your personal information because we have a contractual obligation with you. Once you create an account to use our website, application and services, and agree to our terms of service, a contract is formed between you and us. In order to carry out our contractual obligations we need to process the information you provide, which also includes personal information.
Even if there is no contract between Next Tech and you, through certain actions, such as when you browse our website or a website where our platform has been embedded or ask us to provide you more information about our business, our products and services, you provide your consent to us to process information that may be personal information.
Next Tech will use the personal information collected from you:
- to administer your account with us and provide you with our services;
- to respond to your inquiries and deliver reminder emails to you;
- to provide you with information regarding updates and changes to our Website, our Terms of Service or any services we offer or provide through it;
- to improve our product and services;
- to provide personalized experience for you upon use of our services;
- to deliver targeted advertising to you;
- to request feedback from you;
- to provide our services to the administrators of any accounts you are a member of.
We will retain your personal information for as long as you use our website, application and services and you participate in our programming.
You have the right to request that your personal information is permanently removed from our system and database at any time. Such request will be accommodated within 30 days.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to third parties if required by a court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request. We may also disclose your personal information if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Next Tech and/our users or others.
We may share and disclose your personal information with the following third parties:
- Facebook Advertising and partners
- GitHub Account Authentication
- Google Account Authentication
- Google AdWords
- Google Analytics
- Heap Analytics
If you are a member of an account on Next Tech, account administrators will be able to view your name, email address, course progress, and grades. You can view a list of your current account memberships here. To leave an account, please contact your account administrator.
Your use of a software product demo owned by a 3rd party "software vendor" may result in your personal information being shared with the software vendor. These software demos may be delivered on Next Tech's website, the website of the software vendor, or on any other websites of the software vendors choosing. This software vendor may store your personal information in external systems of their choosing. By using such embeds, you are agreeing to receive marketing communication from this software vendor.
We collect information about you using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Usually the information that we collect automatically through cookies is statistical data and cannot be used to identify you as an individual. It helps us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service.
Next Tech is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. We have implemented suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorized access, modification and disclosure.
- All information you provide to us is stored on our secure database where your personally identifiable information is encrypted;
- We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination, if they fail to meet these obligations;
- All areas of our website use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption or other types of encryption;
- Next Tech backs up all client data in to enable speedy recovery in case of a disaster.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.
We will provide you with access to your personal information that we store to the extent it is available and allow you to correct, amend or delete inaccurate information. You may also use this form to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits the users of this Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected].
This website is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information received from a child under 13, please sent an email to [email protected].
Last updated August 11th, 2020.