Privacy Policy

Studywide.com is committed to protecting user privacy and providing a safe and secureenvironment for users. StudyWide is an online service that allows Learners (students,Parents) and Educators (tutors, Group lesson teachers or Educational centers) connect witheach other. In order to facilitate that process we collect and publicly display some personalinformation about the members and their interests. This Privacy Statement sets forth theonline data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to this web site. It doesnot apply to information we collect in any other fashion.

By providing any personal information to this site or by using this site, you explicitly accept,without limitation or qualification, the collection, use and transfer of the personalinformation provided by you in the manner described in this Statement. You fullyunderstand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of suchinformation in any country. Please read this Statement carefully as it affects your rights andliabilities under law. If you disagree with the way we collect and process personalinformation collected on the Web site, we recommend that you do not use it.

Scope

This statement applies to StudyWide (the "Site" or Sites"), which is owned byStudywide.com. It is StudyWide's policy to comply with data protection legislation. Thisregulates the processing of information relating to you and grants you various rights inrespect of your personal data. The Sites contain links to other web sites which we have nocontrol. StudyWide is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other web sitesto which you choose to link to this site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies ofother web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

Security

You are responsible for ensuring that your log-in credentials (your username andpassword) are kept confidential. StudyWide has implemented technical measures designedto secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access,use, alteration or disclosure. Notwithstanding such measures, the Internet is an opensystem and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able todefeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.Accordingly, such an environment does present a risk that unauthorized third parties willview this data. Furthermore, Contents, including your profile, should not contain anysensitive data including personality contents or data that you would not want made publiic.If we decide to change the substance of our Privacy Statement for StudyWide, we will, where required, post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that youwill always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and towhom we will disclose it.

Your Personal Information

StudyWide collects user's personal information including but not limited to name, tutoringsubjects, education, tutoring approach and cost of lessons, etc. This information is publiclylisted on the web site to allow students and tutors to find and contact each other. Otherinformation, such as email and address, which are asked on the website, are not disclosedto users unless special circumstances warrant it. We may use a customer's email address tosend updates or promotional news regarding our services. Personal information isinformation that can be used to identify you, or any other individual to whom theinformation may relate, personally. We do not collect personal information unless youchoose to provide it to us.

We use the information we gather on the web site for the purposes of providing ourservices, responding to any queries you may have, operating and improving the web site,fostering a positive user experience and delivering the products and services that we offerto Educators (tutors ,Group Lessons teachers, Educational centers and Learners(students/parents). The information we gather on this web site may be shared within theStudyWide's affiliates on a worldwide basis, including countries that might not havelegislation that guarantees adequate protection with respect to your country of residence,in order to deliver these products and services.

By registering with StudyWide, by managing your contents including profile , or expresslyopting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information,subject to local law, in the following ways: a.) Including information to allow you to createan account; b.) to contact you about StudyWide Site updates, informational and service-related communications security updates; c.) to provide you additional communications,information; d.) to inform you of other products or services available from StudyWide or itsaffiliates to enable you to provide feedback, to contact us and for us to respond to you; e.) toconduct surveys, questionnaires, promotions and contests, and to provide the resultsthereof such as success stories and contest winners; f.) to provide products and services toemployer , customers to complete the recruitment and hiring process, such as accessing theContents including profile database; g.) to provide products and services that enable usersto network, post information on bulletin boards, view and compare contents includingprofile/s, and career background and experience. Some of our products and services, suchas our contents including profile database and networking, enable third parties to see yourpersonal information and to contact you. Contents, including profile information, may be used for networking with other community members or may be visible to employers orother users who are using the StudyWide's affiliate Sites. In addition, portions of yourcontents including profile (including your contact information) may be made public in yournetworking contents. We also collect demographic information including the date and timeof your visit, the originating IP address, and the pages and images requested. We use thisdata in studies conducted to improve our customers' browsing experience.

**Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas ofStudywide.com such as in online forums or social network site, or in the searchableContents including profile database, such information may be collected and used by othersover whom StudyWide has no control of.

Disclosure

We disclose to third parties within your country and abroad your personal information,combined personal, demographic or indirect information, as set forth below.

A. We may share your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of our ownproducts and services to you. We disclose information to companies and individuals weemploy to perform functions on our behalf.

B. We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or asubstantial portion of StudyWide's business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger,consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in theevent StudyWide becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary orinvoluntary, StudyWide or its liquidator, administrator, receiver or administrative receivermay sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by thecourt. You will be notified of the sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a thirdparty by email or through a prominent notice posted on the Sites.

--An Important Note---

When you create your contents including contents including profile or post Contentsincluding profile to the Sites, that Content including profile is stored in our searchableContents including profile database in the United States. All Contents including profile,Content including profile setting will be public and only searchable by potential employersincluding students/parents and Educational centers or others with access to our database. We cannot control their use and retention of your personal information.

Employers or other parties with access to our Contents including profile database may belocated in countries whose data protection legislation may not be equivalent to the laws in your country. We may attempt to limit the access to our database to legitimate users such aspaying employers, students and parents as well as law enforcement and national securityagencies, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. Wecannot control the use made of Contents including profile/s by third parties who accesssuch Contents including profile/s while they are in our database.

You may remove your Contents including profile from our searchable database at any time.However, employers, students, parents may freely access that database, as well as partieswho have otherwise gained access to the database may have retained a copy of yourContents including profile in their own files or databases. We cannot control the retention,use or privacy of Contents including profile/s or contents including profile s that have beendownloaded by third parties. Accordingly, you should not put sensitive information,personality contents including profile/s, or other information you would not want madepublic, in your Contents including profile. We cannot control third parties' access to suchinformation from our database.

Contact Information

Your data is submitted to StudyWide and is hosted and stored in a database on serverslocated in the United States, owned and maintained by Studywide.com whose principalplace of business is at Irvine, California USA. Studywide.com is the legal entity determiningthe purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the Sites and is the datacontroller of all data stored in the StudyWide database.

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe thatwe have not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us. We will use ourbest efforts to answer promptly your question or to resolve your problem. If you feel wehave not properly addressed your question, you may contact us atsupport@studywide.com. Thank you for using StudyWide.com.