Privacy Policy

Effective and Last Reviewed: September 19, 2022

Hackersjack offers a cloud-based online learning platform that provides a knowledge hub for kids to learn to respect cyber security in a fun and safe environment. We partner with schools to provide the opportunity to incorporate these critical life skills into a school curriculum. This privacy policy explains what information we may collect about you when you visit our website hackersjack.com (our "Website") or when you use our platform (our "Platform") (together our "Services"). We reserve the right to change this privacy policy. When we do so, we will update the "Effective and Last Reviewed Date" listed above. Your continued use of our Services after that date indicates your consent to those changes.

Collection of your personal information

In order to use our Platform, we need to collect some information from and about you.

If you are a school teacher, we will collect information from you in order to set up your Hackersjack classroom account. This includes your name, contact information, username and credentials to access the platform, the name of the school where you teach, the grade level you teach and the number of kids in your class.

To allow students in your class to access the Platform, a school or school district official will need to provide us with some information about the participating students. To set up a student account, we will need the student's name, school assigned id number, grade level, class information and school email address. We will also collect student demographic information to ensure our Platform is reaching all demographics within a school community.

To follow your learning progress, we will collect information about what lessons are completed and the results of any assessments. We may also ask students to complete a survey to learn about their experience with our Platform.

When you visit our Website, we collect certain information automatically through cookies and other technologies. This includes your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, the pages you visit, your browser, operating system and access dates and times. We use this information to improve, monitor, analyze your use of and administer our website.

Use of your personal information

We use the information we collect from you to provide our Services and for the following purposes:

  • To offer our Platform and full functionality of the Platform, including the ability to create accounts on our Platform, access and participate in lessons on the Platform along with tracking progress and scores on assessments.
  • To improve our Services, develop new offerings and perform analytics.
  • To confirm our Services are effectively reaching all demographics.
  • To send administrative messages about your use of the Platform, including technical notices, updates, and support messages.
  • To send you information about your use of the Platform.
  • Consistent with our obligations under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), we will use "personally identifiable information" from "education records", as those terms are defined in FERPA, as directed by the school or district for their educational purposes.
  • To offer our Website and its information and services.
  • To manage our relationship with you, including respond to messages and questions.
  • To notify you of any changes to our Services.
  • To enforce our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and any licensing agreements.
  • We may use and retain aggregated, de-identified information to develop and improve our educational products, to demonstrate the efficacy of our products, including in the marketing of our products.
Sharing of your personal information

To provide you with full optimization of the Services, we may need to share your information as described below:

  • Information associated with classroom accounts will be shared with the school or school district official that set up the account. These accounts may also be shared with other individuals at the school that are authorized to access these accounts.
  • We use service providers to help us operate our Services and provide us with certain analytics and other services. We hold our service providers to confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
  • Authorized law enforcement, regulatory or government agencies, courts or third parties where we reasonably believe that such disclosure is required under applicable law, to establish or defend our legal rights, or to protect your safety or the safety of others using our Services.
  • In the event of a reorganization, merger, sale, bankruptcy or other business change, we may need to share your information.

We do not sell your information or share it with third-parties for advertising purposes.

Children's Privacy

Currently, the Hackersjack Platform is offered only to schools, school districts and other educational or learning institutions. We comply with FERPA and relevant state laws concerning the privacy of students. We do not collect information from a child until we have obtained the required consent. Schools that use our Platform as an educational tool may create a classroom account and provide consent for us to collect personal information from the student.

We only collect the amount of information needed to provide the service.

Access

If you would like to review, correct, update or request that we delete personal information you or your students have provided to us, you may do so by contacting us using the contact information below.

Third-Party Links

Our Services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these linked websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these sites before providing any personal information.

Security

We have taken appropriate security measures to safeguard your personal data by implementing reasonable technical and physical security measures based on the type of data we process.

Retention

For Platform users, we retain your information for as long as you have an account with us. After a period of inactivity, we will deactivate your account and delete your personal information. You may contact us to request that we delete your account using the contact information below. We may de-identify information for analytics purposes. De-identified information will be retained indefinitely.

Do Not Track

Our Website does not respond to do-not-track signals.

Contacting us

HackersJack welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and would like further information, please contact us via schools@hackersjack.com.

Hackersjack, Inc.
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., 4 th Floor East
Washington D.C., 20037-1701
www.hackersjack.com