MindKraft Education Inc. (“MindKraft”) is an after-school enrichment program that operates corporately owned campuses in Canada. MindKraft is committed to ensuring the privacy of those who enroll in its program and those who visit its website.
For the purposes of this policy, “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual or information that permits an individual to be identified and which is collected by MindKraft through the use of our services, including our website and any other online platforms that may be offered or operated from time to time. Personal Information does not include business contact information, such as name, title, business address and business telephone number when used for business communications.
MindKraft takes responsibility for maintaining and protecting Personal Information under our control. We review this policy and our personal data protection practices regularly to ensure that we are in compliance with applicable legislation and current best practices in Ontario and Canada. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent and the services offered by MindKraft are not intended for use by children without parental consent.
We only collect personal information as required to meet the purposes that we have identified. We do not collect or retain personal information other than for the specific purposes we have identified.
MindKraft typically collects personal information that is voluntarily provided by users. These personal informations may be collected through feedback, survey, complaint. At times, however, personal information is obtained from other sources, such as government bodies or third parties such as employers, researchers and service providers, as permitted by law. Where the purpose for the collection of personal information is unclear, you can ask the MindKraft representative with whom you are dealing to provide an explanation on the purpose for the data collection. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process your Personal Information collected by MindKraft and/or volunteered by you. The granting of such consent is entirely voluntarily; however, if you do not grant the requested consent, your use of the services provided by MindKraft, including our website and any other online platform that we may offer from time to time may not be possible.
Our reason for collecting Personal Information about tutors, students, parents, staff and consultants is to establish and maintain our contractual or other business relationship with that individual.
The purpose for collecting Personal Information about tutors and students primarily to facilitate the provision of educational tutoring services online, including to allow students to quickly and easily assess the professional and educational background of tutors, as well as allowing us to communicate effectively with our tutors, students and parents and to maintain our mailing lists.
As appropriate, MindKraft will ask for specific consent to collect, use and disclose Personal Information, including for the purposes of completing or arranging for the completion of background checks and searches. This may be in writing or orally. In some cases, consent can be implied through an individual relationship or conduct with us, depending on the sensitivity of the information.
Personal information supplied to us is confidential and we do not disclose the information to any third party except with actual or implied consent, or as permitted or required by law. We do not exchange or sell personal information.
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) which cannot reasonably be used to identify you. If you have given your consent, we may also use your Personal Information that we collect to send you marketing or other commercial communications.
If you receive commercial emails from us, you may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to email@example.com. Please be aware that if you opt-out of receiving commercial email from us or otherwise modify the nature or frequency of promotional communications you receive from us, it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process your request. Additionally, even after you opt-out from receiving commercial messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding any service or online platform that MindKraft operates and with which you maintain a current user account.
Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available through the use of our websites or any other MindKraft service or online platform, such as posting comments on our blog page or in forums, will be available to others. If you remove information that you have made public, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of our website or other online platforms, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
We display personal testimonials on our website in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MindKraft will never rent or sell your Personal Information to others. However, we may use third party service providers from time to time to carry out certain functions for us such as data storage on servers or databases with hosting providers, printing, storage, shredding or document scanning. Where we use such outside service providers, we require those third parties to protect your personal information in the same manner we protect it and to not use or disclose it for any purposes except as directed by MindKraft.
MindKraft may transfer, process and store Personal Information to affiliated entities or to other third party service providers across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world, and your Personal Information may therefore be disclosed, transferred, stored (including electronically) or processed in such other jurisdictions for the purposes described herein.
By connecting with the MindKraft through our social media pages or accounts, or by posting content using MindKraft-created hashtags or other identifiers, you are providing your consent for MindKraft to use any Personal Information or other content you submit or make available through such sites for marketing and promotional purposes, including, but not limited to, incorporation into our marketing materials, without further notice or compensation.
MindKraft may also collect and process any Personal Information that you volunteer in our website forms, including when you sign up to receive newsletters or other information from MindKraft.
Our website contains links to third party web sites. MindKraft is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites nor does MindKraft warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of information contained in these sites.
For individuals located in the European Economic Area (EEA), all processing of Personal Information is performed in accordance with privacy rights and regulations following the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and MindKraft’s processing of the Personal Information of such individuals will take place in accordance with the GDPR.
MindKraft processes Personal Information both as a “Processor” and as a “Controller”, as defined in the GDPR; however, where you have volunteered personal information with respect to the creation of a user account under any of the services or online platforms offered by MindKraft from time to time, you will be the Controller and MindKraft will be the Processor.
All data collected by MindKraft will be stored exclusively in secure hosting facilities provided by Amazon Web Services. MindKraft has a data processing agreement in place with this provider, ensuring compliance with the GDPR. All hosting is performed in accordance with the highest security regulations. All transfers of data internally in the EEA is done in accordance with this data processing agreement.
Regardless of your geographic location, we strive to maintain personal information in as accurate, complete and up-to-date a form as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. We protect personal information by adopting reasonable physical, technical and organizational security processes and safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the Personal Information, regardless of format, which prevents accidental, unauthorized or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, access, use or processing of Personal Information. Our security safeguards include premises security and restricted access to files containing personal information. Depending upon the information under our control, we also use technological safeguards such as security software and firewalls to prevent hacking or unauthorized computer access, internal passwords and security policies. Please note, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security of your Personal Information. MindKraft will promptly notify individuals in the event of any known unauthorized access to or use of that individual’s Personal Information.
We automatically collect certain information about you when you access or use our website or transact business with us, including:
MindKraft will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws. For certain data pertaining to a user account registered to one of MindKraft’s online platforms, you have control over the Personal Information collected and the duration for which your Personal Information is kept. Users of MindKraft’s online platforms with an active account will therefore have the responsibility to delete data as and when required. If you have an active user account with a service or online platform operated by MindKraft, we will retain your information for so long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services. If an account of a user of one of MindKraft’s online platforms is terminated or expires, all Personal Information collected through that platform will be deleted, as required by applicable law.
If you maintain a current account with MindKraft or one of the services or online platforms we operate, you can review, correct, update, amend or delete Personal Information about you by logging into your account.
Alternatively, you may write to us to request such access. MindKraft will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) business hours and handle it promptly. If requested, we will inform you if we are holding Personal Information about you, as well as details about the Personal Information. We reserve the right to confirm your identity before complying with any access request. In responding to an access request, we may charge a reasonable copying or retrieval fee, the amount of which we will provide in advance. Access to Personal Information may be denied if required or authorized by law. If a request for access is denied, MindKraft will provide an explanation of the reasons for the refusal. If you are a resident of the EEA or the EU, the GDPR gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard, you have the right to request that we rectify, update, or delete your Personal Information or restrict the processing of your Personal Information, if you think it is inaccurate, irrelevant, or outdated. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it should become relevant.
If you choose to withdraw your consent to continued collection, use or retention of your Personal Information, we will explain the consequences of such withdrawal. You may also challenge the accuracy of Personal Information about you in our custody and MindKraft will amend Personal Information where appropriate.
MindKraft Education Inc
2928 Redbud Ave
Oakville ON L6J 7J4
You can also send us a mail at email@example.com or contact us directly at +1 905 337 1010.