Terms of Service

We collect the following types of information about you:

Information you provide us directly:

We ask for certain information such as your username, first name, last name, and e-mail address when you register for an account.

Collected information:

We may directly collect data using technology, or use third-party technology and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. Technology includes, but is not limited to, cookies, Flash cookies, tokens, and web beacons. This technology collects information sent by your browser, including the type of computer you use, your IP address, the web browser, web pages you visit, games you play, videos you watch, demographic data, and other information. We shall not sell, transfer or distribute personally identifiable data to 3rd parties. Collected data may be used to improve the website, research engagement with interactive media and other media on the website and future websites, and to conduct research and analysis to improve our ability to teach about collaborative problem solving.

You may be able to refuse or disable the collection of certain information by adjusting your web browser settings. Our website does not respond in any way to do not track signals sent from your browser. You will need to consult the instructions provided by your browser to determine how best to disable cookies and other tracking technology. Note, however, that disabling cookies or tracking technology in your browser may be insufficient to disable all forms of tracking. Disabling cookies or other tracking technology may disable certain functionality on the website.

Collected information about children’s accounts can be deleted by revoking your consent for that child’s account on the parent’s account page. The child’s account will within a short time be unable to access the website. After approximately a week, the data for the child’s account will be deleted. Before the child’s account is deleted, you can re-give consent to the child’s account from the parent’s account page. After the child’s account is deleted, the child’s account will no longer be available.

Publishing Research:

This website was created as part of a research study on assessing collaborative problem solving characteristics. We or our licensor’s may publish research and analysis of information you provide to us or we collect in any paper, article, manuscript, report, poster, internet posting, presentation slides, abstract, outline, video, presentation, or other disclosure, whether printed, electronic, oral, or in some other form. No published information will contain personally identifiable information. Instead, publications will summarize data or aggregate data in such a way that the confidentiality of users is maintained. Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to, educational methodologies, human and computer interaction, personality, collaborative problem solving characteristics, and delivery of online content.

Children’s Privacy:

We recognize the need to provide the utmost protection of privacy with respect to personal information we may collect from children who use our website. While some portions of our website are aimed at children, other portions are not. When we believe we may be collecting information about children we take additional steps to protect their privacy. We will always provide access to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and endeavor to obtain parental consent before allowing children to use the website. Other precautions may be implemented other than those listed here to protect personal information related to children.

Sharing of Your Information:

We will not rent or sell your information to third parties without your consent, except as noted below:

We may share your information with third-party business partners and users with administrative powers over the website (“Trusted Users”). We will only make these disclosures to third-party business partners and Trusted Users for the purpose of providing the services available on the website (“Service”) to you. Third party business partners and Trusted Users will be given limited access to your information as is reasonably necessaryto deliver the Service.

We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or governmental inquiries, and to protect and defend the rights, interests, property, safety, and security of ourselves, our users, or the public.

We may share your information with the owners of the Services on the site and they will act consistent with this Privacy Policy. No personally identifiable information, except for a de-identified random code will be distributed to any third party.

Protection of Information:

We have adopted reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to protect information we collect from loss, misuse, and alteration. Unfortunately, no procedure is guaranteed to be 100% effective or secure. While we want you to feel confident in the protections we have implemented, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the information that any user of the site transmits to us.

Links to Other Websites and Services:

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the Service, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Service to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

Changes to the Privacy Policy:

From time to time, we may revise the Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the law, our services, or our product. You should periodically review the Privacy Policy so that you are up to date on our most current policies and practices. By using the Service, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and, by continuing to use the services after changes have been made to this Privacy Policy, you agree to the changes.

General

Disclaimers and limitations on liability

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, NEITHER PARTY WILL BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR LOSS OF DATA, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY IS APPRISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL A PARTY’S TOTAL LIABILITY OF ALL KINDS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY CLAIMS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORUM AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY ACTION OR CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000). EACH PARTY IS OBLIGATED TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF ANY DAMAGE ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT.

Contact information:

Digital Artefacts LLC

contact@digitalartefacts.com

201 E Washington St.

Suite 1302

Iowa City, IA 52240

Please also read the Terms and Conditions for using the site.