EkStep Foundation (the Foundation), a not-for-profit company registered under the Indian Companies Act 2013, having its office at no 85, 7th Cross, Koramangala 4th Block, Bangalore 560034, owns and operates the EkStep platform (EkStep) which comprises (i) an applications hosting platform (Community Portal), and (ii) a mobile platform that hosts interactive content such as mobile applications and games for use by children for educational purposes (the Genie).
The Foundation may collect certain information about the user for the purpose of registration. The Foundation does not collect any 'sensitive personal data or information' as defined under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 (Data Protection Rules) from the user either through access or use of the Community Portal or the Genie with respect to any content created and owned by the Foundation .
- The type of information collected;
- Why this information will be collected;
- When and how this information shall be used;
- Who this information will be shared with.
Types of information we collectWe collect the following types of information (hereinafter collectively referred to as the Information):
On the EkStep website and portal the following information maybe collected.
(a) 'personal information' such as name, age, gender, GPS location and in the some cases address and contact details, photographs and video’s of individuals.
(b) 'sensitive personal information' such as passwords, identifier assigned by the platform to the user of the platform/game .
(c) Other information such as game play information, preferences of the user, likes and dislikes, device specification, device location, device public internet protocol, timestamps of game play events, duration of game play sessions, screen capture from game play, assessment question id, identity chosen by the user in an application or game, assessment pass/fail, assessment student answers, time taken for assessment and game play.
The Information that you provide us, will be stored and guarded by the following entity:
EkStep Foundation 85 Quorum, Koramangala 4th block, Bangalore 560034
Purpose of collection and use of this Information(a) To understand the learning level of the user in order to further support the user’s learning;
(b) To provide the user the appropriate games and content relevant to them and for their benefit;
(c) To provide the user access to adaptive learning content that is contextual to their learning level and requirement in a continuous manner;
(d) To empower the student/user with information with regards to their own learning;
(e) To inform, engage and empower the students, their families and educationalists in the learning journey of students/user;
(f) To understand how large groups of students/users learn;
(g) To better understand our student's preferences, likes and dislikes and support their learning on the Website;
(h) To have quick access to the Information which will in turn help us to provide our students with a customised learning experience that caters to their preferences;
(i) Anonymised data about the learning of the users using the Ekstep platform maybe published on the Ekstep portal and put into the public domain.
With regards to information collected on the EkStep website and portal. We collect and store Information for authentication purposes and in order to study demographic trends and usage patterns of users.
Disclosure and TransferWe will not publish or disclose your user Information without your prior consent, unless (i) the law requires us to do so, (ii) you have consented to a disclosure of the Information, or (iii) it is required to do so in order to provide services to you. We will make sure that whoever we share the Information with will also adhere to strict non-disclosure and confidentiality requirements. We will not transfer the Information to any third party without your prior consent. If any Information is transferred, it will be to a third party that ensures the level of data protection that the Creator collecting the Information has adopted, as provided for under the Data Protection Rules.
Security Practices and ProceduresWe ensure the confidentiality and security of the Information by implementing reasonable and appropriate security practices and procedures that includes administrative, physical security and technical controls in order to safeguard your Information.
Access to User InformationYou will, at all times, be given the option to access, review and correct any inaccurate, incorrect or incomplete Information that has been provided to us by accessing [insert link to account settings].
You could also choose not to share your Information with us, but if you choose to do so we will not be able to provide you with the entirety of our Service.
Links to other websitesWe may, on the Genie, the Community Portal or the Website, provide links to third-party websites or applications, which in turn may collect Information about you. We will not be responsible or liable for the privacy standards, practices and policies implemented on such websites.
ComplaintsWe take our responsibility towards ensuring the privacy and security of your Information very seriously. In addition to complying with the various requirements under law, we believe that as an organisation that has access to child and student data, we must ensure that the Information we collect from our users is handled in a legal, responsible and ethical manner.