Purpose and who we are
Eduwity is designed to provide applications to parents, children and staff of education institutes to provide a seamless platform that covers various aspects of a student’s learning cycle while at a particular school. This privacy statement covers the data processed within our portal and applications and how we process information about our customers. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through its compliance with its privacy policies. This policy describes:
The type of information that Eduwity may collect from you when you access or use its websites, applications and other online services
Its practices for collecting, using, maintaining, and protecting that information
This policy applies only to the information Eduwity collects through its services, in email, text and other electronic communications. This policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to, or that is collected by, any third-party.
How we collect information?
As a company, Eduwity does not ask student and parents for data directly. Any data in the software is shared by the schools/colleges with which Eduwity signs a contract or is collected because the school/college needs the student or parent to provide this data to the school so they can do what is required to be done.
What our legal basis is for processing your personal information?
Eduwity signs a contract with the schools /colleges that it works with. No data is taken from the institution until the contract is signed by both parties.
Who collects your personal information?
The personal information of students and parents is collected by the schools directly. Eduwity does not send data requests directly to students and parents.
How we collect data?
We share data templates for details required for various applications that the school is using. The schools/colleges share the data with us directly. No third party is given the data during this process. In some cases schools ask us to provide applications to staff, students and parents from whom data is required to be collected as needed by the school. This is strictly to be able to enable the school /college to run their educational institution.
How we use your personal information?
We use the information only for the various applications that the school is using. We do not share data with any other party.
Where is your data stored?
All data that schools share with us is kept secure and private. In order to maintain confidentiality and security of your personally identifiable information, Eduwity undertakes the following:
Certifications and AccreditationsAll our servers are SAS70 Type II compliant and ISO 27001 certified.
Physical SecurityOur data centers are housed throughout the world. They are monitored at all times, 24x7x365. The facility has multiple defenses against intruders, theft, and fire.
How long do we keep your personal information?
We keep you personal information as long as we have an ongoing contract with the educational institution that we are associated with. In case we end our contract with a school/college, we share all current data with the educational institution, and delete this data from our servers.
Who we share your personal information with?
We do not share your personal information with anyone, including third party vendors. In case we need to integrate the software with any third party app that is required for the software, then we take explicit permission from the school to do so. Eduwity is not in the business of selling your information to advertisers or other third parties.
What are cookies?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the web browser on your computer or mobile device. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Site or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Site more useful to you. Websites use these files to store information such as personalisation details or the contents of a shopping basket.
What cookies do we use?
What steps does Eduwity take for data privacy?
Eduwity does not share personally identifiable data with anyone.
Our staff is also restricted from seeing any personally identifiable student information when we provide technical support to schools.
Our servers automatically keep backups of all changes. So if a password is accidentally revealed by a user, data can be restored.
All servers are backed up every day to protect against hardware failure.