Prequel is owned and operated by GT School, Inc. (“gt.school”, and with reference to this service of gt.school, “Prequel”). You can find more information about gt.school at https://gt.school/ and Prequel at https://joinprequel.com/.
1. Our Collection of Parent, Student and Your Information
Personal Data. The information we collect may include your personal data, such as your name, contact information, IP addresses, product and service selections and other data that may identify you. We collect personal data about you at several different points, including but not limited to the following:
2. Information Collected Automatically or From Others
Automatic Data Collection. We may collect certain information automatically when you use the Services. This information may include your Internet protocol (IP) address, user settings, MAC address, cookie identifiers, mobile carrier, mobile advertising and other unique identifiers, details about your browser, operating system or device, location information, Internet service provider, pages that you visit before, during and after using the Services, information about the links you click, and other information about how you use the Services. Information we collect may be associated with accounts and other devices. Our Services, such as those related to location data management, may collect precise geolocation information in accordance with applicable law.
In addition, we may automatically collect data regarding your use of our Services, such as the types of content you interact with and the frequency and duration of your activities. Unless contrary to applicable law or contractual agreement, we may combine your information with information that other people provide when they use our Services, including, when the option is available, information about you when they tag you.
Information from Other Sources. We may obtain information about you from other sources, including through third party services and organizations to supplement information provided by you. For example, the Services will collect information about the Student from third-party learning applications and compile that information as part of the Services. Additionally, if you access our Services through a third-party application, such as an app store, a third-party login service, or a social networking site, we may collect information about you from that third-party application that you have made public via your privacy settings. Information we collect through these services may include your name, your user identification number, your user name, location, gender, birth date, email, profile picture, and your contacts stored in that service. This supplemental information allows us to verify information that you have provided to us and to enhance our ability to provide you with information about our business, products, and Services.
Children’s Privacy and Parental Rights. As further described in Section 13 (Children’s Privacy) and Section 14 (Parental Rights).
3. Our Use of your Personal Data
Our Company may use information that we collect about you to:
Fulfil our contract with you and provide you with our Services, such as:
Analyze and improve our Services pursuant to our legitimate interest, such as:
Provide you with additional content and Services, such as:
As further described in Section 13 (Children’s Privacy), Section 14 (Parental Rights) and above.
Use De-identified and Aggregated Information. We may use personal data and other data about you to create de-identified and aggregated information, such as de-identified demographic information, de-identified location information, information about the computer or device from which you access our Services, or other analyses we create.
Share Content with Other Users. Our Services may offer various tools and functionalities to share with other users.
4. Our Disclosure of Parent, Student and your Personal Data to Third Parties
Please note that these third parties may be in other countries where the laws on processing personal data may be less stringent than in your country.
Potential for Other Users to Contact You. To the extent that a given application supports personal messaging functionality between and among Users, you may receive personal messages from other Users. You may be able to disable this functionality by using the unsubscribe and other disabling instructions in the given application.
5. Our Security Measures to Protect your Personal Data
Our Company uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving data exchanged between our Company and other companies to help ensure its security. This site has security measures in place to help protect information under our control from the risk of accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration or unauthorized disclosure or access. However, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet. Also, if this website contains links to other sites, our Company is not responsible for the security practices or the content of such sites.
6. Our Use of Automatic Collection Technologies
We may use third party software, APIs and software development kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Services. The software, APIs and SDKs may allow third parties including analytics and advertising partners (to the extent disclosed) to collect your personal data for various purposes including to provide analytics services and content that is more relevant to you. For more information about our use of third-party software, APIs and SDKs, please contact us as set forth below.
7. Limiting Use, Disclosure, Retention
Whenever applicable, our Company identifies the purposes for which the information is being collected before or at the time of collection. The collection of your personal data will be limited to that which is needed for the purposes identified by our Company. Unless you consent, or we are required by law, we will only use the personal data for the purposes for which it was collected. If our Company will be processing your personal data for another purpose later on, our Company will seek your further legal permission or consent; except where the other purpose is compatible with the original purpose. We will keep your personal data only as long as required to serve those purposes. We will also retain and use your personal data for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
8. International Transfers of your Personal data
Information about you may be stored and processed in the European Economic Area, the United States or any other country in which our agents or contractors maintain facilities, and by accessing our websites and using our mobile apps, software and services, you consent to the transfer or access of your information outside of your country. Such countries may have laws which are different, and potentially not as protective as the laws of your own country. By providing your personal data, you consent to any transfer, access, and processing in accordance with this Policy.
9. Accuracy of Personal data
We do our best to ensure that the personal data we hold, and use is accurate. We rely on you to disclose to us all relevant information and to inform us of any changes.
10. Your Access to and Updating of your Personal data
Reasonable access to your personal data may be provided upon request made to our Company at the contact information provided below. If access cannot be provided within that time frame, our Company will provide the requesting party a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied. We may charge a reasonable fee in advance for copying and sending the information requested.
If you would like us to delete any personal data held about you, we will do so on request unless we need to hold the information as part of the provision of products and services to you.
11. Your Choices
We offer those who provide personal data a means to choose how we use the information provided. Where you have consented to the processing of your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time and prevent further processing by contacting us as described below. Even if you opt out, we may still collect and use non- personal data regarding your activities on our Services and for other legal purposes as described above.
We process requests to be placed on do-not-mail, do-not-phone and do-not-contact lists as required by applicable law.
Mobile Devices. We may send you push notifications through our mobile application. You may at any time opt- out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your mobile device. We may also collect location-based information if you use our mobile applications. You may opt-out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.
“Do Not Track.” Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising. You may stop or restrict the placement of Technologies on your device or remove them by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt out of receiving targeted ads from data partners and other advertising partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can access these and learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy, at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, https://youradchoices.ca/choices/, and www.aboutads.info/choices/. To separately make choices for mobile apps on a mobile device, you can download DAA’s AppChoices application from your device’s app store. Alternatively, for some devices you may use your device’s platform controls in your settings to exercise choice.
Please note you must separately opt out in each browser and on each device. Advertisements on third party websites that contain the AdChoices link may have been directed to you based on information collected by advertising partners over time and across websites. These advertisements provide a mechanism to opt out of the advertising partners’ use of this information for interest-based advertising purposes.
12. Your Privacy Rights
Depending on where you reside, you may have the right to exercise additional rights available to you under applicable laws, including:
If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, or others, please contact our support team or contact our Data Protection Officer (see our contact details in the “Contacting Us” Section below). We will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity before complying with the request.
In some cases, our ability to uphold these rights for you may depend upon our obligations to process personal data for security, safety, fraud prevention reasons, compliance with regulatory or legal requirements, or because processing is necessary to deliver the services you have requested. Where this is the case, we will inform you of specific details in response to your request.
13. Children’s Privacy
The Services and other activities involve the collection and maintenance of personal data about children under 13, as well as other personal data of Students, through the site and services. It is operated by: GT School, Inc., 1201 Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions about the collection, use and sharing of children’s personal data, as well as a list of sub-processors.
The information collected about children under 13, as well as other personal data of Applicants and Students, includes: name; email; password; address; age, school, and other demographic fields in application; IP address; cookie identifiers; geolocation (IP address); standard browser data such as pages visited, duration on each page, and analytics data; any personal data or information provided in response to assessments or tests; homework, personal data shared while taking part in the curriculum via online programs; any personal data contained in messages, posts or videos; any information required in Student profiles; any information collected by third-party applications; any information provided in Student emails or support requests; testimonials, and other personal data as described in Section 1 (Our Collection of Your Information) and Section 2 (Information Collected Automatically or From Others).
The information about children under 13, as well as other personal data of Applicants and Students, is or may be used for: Student assessment and testing, account creation, user verification, deliver and improve the products and services, display of Student profiles to other users, transactional emails, marketing emails concerning other programs of interest; share content between users, user interaction, customer support, user communication, prevent fraud; community discussions and networking of Students and alumni; display of testimonials after consent; detect security incidents; analytics; respond to legal inquiries; terminate accounts; or other usage disclosed in Section 3 (Our Use of your Personal Data).
The information about children under 13, as well as other personal data of Applicants and Students, is disclosed to: Company affiliates, service providers and vendors (including for the purposes of education, user engagement, communication, hosting, support, analytics and other internal purposes), other authorized users with whom the child or Student shares and/or communicates, recipients of child or Student emails; government and/ or legal requestors as required by law or in connection with child usage, others as necessary (based on the appropriate consent of the parent/ legal guardian), and other cases as described in Section 4 (Our Disclosure of your Personal Data to Third Parties).
Information may also be disclosed in connection with efforts by Company, service providers/ vendors, or others, to improve education and learning, provided that appropriate privacy protections for the information are in place. For example, a vendor may aggregate information provided or made available by Company for use, research, or study by Company and third-parties.
No child or Student personal data is made available to the public by us. Children can make their personal data available to other authorized users, staff or email recipients as part of the services.
The parent of a child under 13 or a Student (for certain Student information, subject to an applicable data protection law) can review or have deleted the personal data held by the Services and refuse to permit its further collection or use. A parent may do so by notifying the Company through designated contact mechanism and/or notifying us through the contact information below.
14. COPPA, Parental Rights and Data Collection about Parents
In addition to the information in Section 13, in connection with children under the age of 13, parents (including legal guardians) have specific rights under the Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). These rights with respect to children under the age of 13 include:
When you agree to the Terms, you expressly agree to the collection of personal data and other information as described herein and in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Parents may have additional rights under federal, state and local laws, or in certain countries, concerning this data. Please contact us using the contact information below to exercise such rights.
To the extent not covered elsewhere, our Company also collects personal data or other information about parents, including without limitation, name, contact information, account verification details, financial payment details, consent requirements, and other information reasonably necessary in connection with the services.
16. Contacting Us
GT School, Inc. Re: BETA Camp or Prequel 1201 Spyglass Dr Austin Texas 78746 USA E-mail: [email protected]
Last Updated: October 12, 2022