Privacy Policy

TECH I.S. INC. (“TECH I.S.,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) respects the privacy of its Users (“User,” “your,” or “you”). This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you use TECH I.S. Platform (the “Platform”) through TECH I.S.’s website at  https://techis.io/ (the “Website”).

1.Introduction

Tech I.S. is a virtual global programming school in the education technology domain. Tech I.S. offers the Users customized programs by way of virtual classes by partnering with various tutors and imparts programming skills and career guidance to targeted users (“Services”).  Tech I.S. offers a blend of new age e-learning and old school learning to make online learning simpler and more efficient and focuses on alternate mode of education.

You acknowledge and agree that your use of our Services on our Platform shall be governed by this Privacy Policy and our Website Terms of Use, and if you choose to obtain our Services online then the Terms of Service, and any related documents and constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and to all of the terms and conditions stated under this Privacy Policy and the other agreements referenced herein. The capitalized terms have the same meaning as ascribed in our Website Terms of Use and Terms of Service unless otherwise noted herein.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND OUR POLICIES AND PRACTICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION AND HOW WE WILL TREAT IT. BY ACCEPTING THIS PRIVACY POLICY, EITHER BY CHECKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OR BY USING AND NAVIGATING THROUGH OUR PLATFORM OR OUR WEBSITE, OR BY ACCESSING OUR PLATFORM OR USING OUR SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT ALL THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE WITH THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED HEREIN. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND MAY NOT ACCESS AND/OR USE OUR WEBSITE, AND/OR THE PLATFORM.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL TO SUPPORT@TECHIS.IO. YOU SHALL AT ANY TIME WHILE AVAILING THE SERVICES OR OTHERWISE, HAVE AN OPTION TO WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT PROVIDED TO US TO COLLECT, STORE, AND/OR PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. SUCH WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT SHALL BE IN WRITING SENT IN AN EMAIL TO SUPPORT@TECHIS.IO. WE SHALL HAVE THE OPTION NOT TO PROVIDE OR CONTINUE OUR SERVICES WHEN WE RECEIVE IN WRITING YOUR WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT. IT MAY ALSO LEAD TO IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF OUR SERVICES. IN CASE YOU DO NOT PROVIDE US WITH A WRITTEN NOTICE OF YOUR WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT IN THE MANNER PROVIDED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, THE SAME SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT UNDER THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

2. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you register to use our Website or Platform, we collect personally identifiable information (also referred to as “Personal Information” or “PII”) which may include: 

 

Personal Information

  1. your full name. 
  2. address.
  3. online contact information such as your email address or username,
  4. phone number.
  5. Social Security number.
  6. Passport number
  7. driver’s license or ID card number
  8. Education information
  9. Professional or employment-related information 
  10. employer,
  11. business title
  12. business address.

 

The information so collected will be stored on our servers. Users are able to change their Personal Information via email by contacting us at support@techis.io or through their profile or account settings on our Website or Platform.  We collect the following additional information when you register on our Platform: 

 

  1. Account Information. When you register to use our Platform or when you create an account, we will collect may also collect information that does not personally identify you such as: 
  1. your geolocation, 
  2. information about your internet connection
  3. the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.
  1. Financial Information. We collect commercial purchase information like records of products or Services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies. We currently do not collect or store any credit cards or bank information, as we are using a third-party payment processor – PayPal.  However, we will update this Privacy Policy when we start using and storing such information. We will also inform you via reasonable means if we start collecting such information from you.

    HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?

We collect information from you in the following ways:

 

  1. At registration on our Website or Platform; 
  2. In email, text, and other electronic messages between User and our Website or Platform;
  3. Through desktop applications User downloads from our Website or Platform, which provides dedicated non-browser based interaction between User and our Website or Platform; 
  4. When User interacts with our advertising and applications on third-party website and services, if those applications or advertising include a link to this Privacy Policy; 
  5. From User placing an order, which includes details of transactions User carries out on our Website or Platform;
  6. When User subscribes to a newsletter; 
  7. From User’s responses to a survey; 
  8. From forms filled out by User; 
  9. From records or copies of correspondences (including email addresses) if User contacts us; 
  10. From search queries on our Website or Platform; and
  11. When User post information to be published or displayed on our Website or Platform. 

We collect information from you automatically when you navigate through our Website or Platform in the following ways:

 

  1. IP address; 
  2. Other tracking technologies

 

  • HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

 

We use the information that you provide to:

 

  1. Provide Users with information, products, or Services requested from us;
  2. Present our Website and Platform and their contents to Users;
  3. Provide Users with notices about account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices;
  4. Carry out obligations and enforce rights arising from contracts entered into between Users and us, including billing and collection; 
  5. Notify Users about changes to our Website and Platform and any products or Services; 
  6. Allow Users to participate in interactive features on our Website and Platform; 
  7. Improve the Website and Platform; 
  8. Improve our customer service;
  9. Administer contests, promotions, and surveys or other Website and Platform features; 
  10. Process transactions;
  11. Enable the display of advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences, although we will not share it with advertisers without User’s consent.

 

  • OUR COOKIE POLICY

 

We honor and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place. We allow third party behavioral tracking and links to third-party web pages.  Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our Website or Platform. We use third parties (called “sub-processors under the GDPR), who have access to Tech I.S. and of our consumers to perform some of the operational functions (billing, collection) in order to be able to provide full Services to our customers, i.e. PayPal (for receiving payments). Such third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies.  We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website or Platform and welcome any feedback about these sites.  Please contact us at support@techis.io.

 

  • HOW DO WE PROTECT INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

 

Our Website receives regular security scans and penetration tests.  Our Website also receives regular malware scans.  In addition, our Website uses an SSL certificate as an added security measure. We require username and passwords for our employees who can access the Personal Information of Users that we store and/or process on our Platform and servers. In addition, we actively prevent third parties from getting access to the Personal Information of Users that we store and/or process on our Platform and servers.  We accept payment by credit card through a third-party credit card processor on our behalf.  We will implement reasonable security measures every time you (a) enter, submit, or access your information, (b) register, or (c) access our Platform, on our Website. We provide a consumer with a list of Personal Information that we keep on him/her, we will also delete all Personal Information that we keep on a consumer if asked to do so by such consumer. In case of breach, we have a consumer notification plan to notify any/all consumers, whose Personal Information has been compromised or breached.

 

  • DATA SECURITY MEASURES.

 

  1. Security Measures.  We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.  The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of our Website or Platform, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website or Platform. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our Website or Platform. 

 

  1. Fair Information Practice Principles.  In the event of a personal data breach, we will notify the User within 48 hours via email. We agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

 

  • DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Disclosure of Personal Information. 

 

  1. We do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to others, unless we provide you with advance notice.  This does not include our hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Website or Platform, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.  
  2. We may disclose aggregated, de-personalized information about our Users that does not identify any individual to other parties without restriction, such as for marketing, advertising, or other uses.   
  3. We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  4. We may disclose Personal Information to contractors, services providers, and other third parties. 
  5. We require all contractors, service providers, and other third parties to whom we disclose Users’ Personal Information to be under contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and to use it only for the purposes for which we disclose them.
  6. We will disclose Personal Information in the event of a merger, sale of business, etc.
  7. We require all other third parties, to whom we disclose Users’ Personal Information to be under contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to such third parties. 
  8. We disclose Personal Information for any other purpose for which the User provided it.
  9. We will only disclose Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy or with the written consent of the User. 

 

Other Disclosure of Personal Information. 

 

  1. We will disclose Personal Information (i) to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, (ii) to enforce or apply our Website Terms of Use, Terms of Service (whenever applicable) and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes, (iii) if we believe it is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Personal Information, our customers or others, and/or (iv) if it is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Personal Information, our customers, or others, and this includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

 

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. we do not provide non-personally identifiable visitor information for marketing etc. purposes.

Choices Users Have About How TECH I.S. Uses and Discloses Information. 

 

    1. Tracking Technologies and Advertising. Users can set their browser to refuse some or all the browser cookies, but if the Users disable or refuse cookies, some parts of our Website may not be accessible or function properly. 

 

    1. Disclosure of Users’ Information for Third-Party Advertising.  Users can opt-out by (i) emailing us their opt-out request at support@techis.io.  Users receiving promotional email can opt-out by sending a return email requesting to be omitted from future promotional email distributions. 

 

  • GOOGLE ADSENSE AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS

 

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses Cookies to serve advertisements to Users on our Website and Platform. Google uses first-party Cookies, such as Google Analytics Cookies, to compile data regarding User interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Platform. We currently use Google Analytics to collect and process certain Website usage data. To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt-out, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/google-partners

 

  • YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

 

TECH I.S. does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside third parties your “Personal Information” as the term is defined under the California Civil Code Section § 1798.82(h).  Additionally, California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits Users of our Website or Platform that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of their Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request for such disclosure, or identification and/or deletion of Personal Information in all our systems that we store on you, please send an email to support@techis.io or write to us at TECH I.S. INC, 2445 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, California, 95054.

 

Note that (i) if we delete your Personal Information as requested, we will no longer be able to provide our Services to you and (ii) we may need to keep such Personal Information for a while during the shutting down and billing process. If you would like to discuss our Personal Information storage and processing process with us, please send us an email at support@techis.io or write us at TECH I.S. INC., 2445 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, California, 95054.

 

  • COPPA COMPLIANCE (FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13 USERS ONLY)

 

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) is a federal legislation that applies to entities that collect and store “Personal Information,” as the term is defined under COPPA, from children under the age of 13. We are committed to ensure compliance with COPPA. Our Website and Platform are not meant for use by children under the age of 13. Our Website and Platform do not target children under the age of 13, but we do not age-screen or otherwise prevent the collection, use, and personal disclosure of persons identified as under 13. If you would like to know more about our practices and specifically our practices in relation to COPPA compliance, please email us at support@techis.io.

 

IF YOU ARE UNDER 13, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR WEBSITE OR PLATFORM. 

 

  • CAN-SPAM ACT OF 2003

 

The CAN-SPAM Act establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have businesses stop emailing them, and spells out penalties for violations.  Per the CAN-SPAM Act, we will:

 

  1. not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses; 
  2. identify the email message as an advertisement in some reasonable way; 
  3. include the physical address of TECH I.S., which is 2445 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, California, 95054; 
  4. monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used;
  5. Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  6. Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders
  7. We may also send them additional information related to their product and/or service. 
  8. Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to your clients after the original transaction has occurred.   

 

If you wish to opt out of email marketing, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email or contact us at support@techis.io and we will promptly remove you from all future marketing correspondences.

 

  • TERRITORIAL RESTRICTION

 

Our Website and Platform are only available for use and download outside the European Union. Our Website and Platform are not available for use or download by residents of, visitors to, or employees of our customers, who reside in the European Union (collectively a “European”). If you are a European, please do not download, register, and/or use our Website or Platform. If you are a resident in the United States of America (“US”), you must comply with our Website Terms of Use, Terms of Service, if applicable and our Privacy Policy. If you are a resident of any other country, please ensure compliance with all local laws prior to using our Website or Platform.

 

If you have any questions regarding this Section, please email us at support@techis.io.

 

  • MODIFICATIONS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

TECH I.S. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. In the event we modify this Privacy Policy, such modifications shall be binding on you only upon your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy. We will inform you about the modifications on our Privacy Policy page by posting a modified version of the Privacy Policy page, or by a comparable means within a reasonable time period.  Your continued use of our Website or Platform shall constitute your consent to such changes.

 

  • LIST OF THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

TECH I.S. uses the following third-party service providers for the provision of Services:

Name of Third-Party Service ProviderContact Information
AWS (US) 

Website: https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/aws-phone-support/

Address: 410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109-5210

PayPal

Website: https://www.paypal.com/us/smarthelp/contact-us

Address: 2211 North First Street San Jose, CA 95131

 

Additionally, if you have any questions or concerns about our third-party service providers, please email us at support@techis.io. 

  • COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT/DMCA NOTICE

 

If you believe that any content on our Website or Platform violates your copyright, and you wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA Takedown Notice”)) must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent. 

 

  1. Your physical or electronic signature;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
  3. Identification of the material on our Website or Platform that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
  4. Sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
  5. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  6. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
  7. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

 

TECH I.S.’s copyright agent to receive DMCA Takedown Notices is Kato, support@techis.io, at TECH I.S. Inc., Attn: DMCA Notice, 2445 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, California, 95054. You acknowledge that for us to be authorized to take down any content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all the requirements of this Section. Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by TECH I.S. in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement. 

 

  • CONTACT US. 

 

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

  • Privacy Officer: Kato
  • Email: support@techis.io
  • Address: TECH I.S., 2445 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, California, 95054 

 

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU USE OUR WEBSITE AND/OR PLATFORM, YOU HAVE AGREED TO AND ACCEPTED THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN OUR WEBSITE TERMS OF USE, TERMS OF SERVICE AND ANY OTHER RELATED DOCUMENT.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, OUR WEBSITE TERMS OF USE, OR OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE AND/OR PLATFORM.