Terms 'you', 'your' and 'yours' refer to the Child (below the age of 18) or the authorised legal guardian.
When you use the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you and/or as authorised by your legal guardian, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, register an account with us or subscribe/ apply to or use our service offerings.
Bright Edge will, at all times, provide the option to you, not to provide the Personal Data, which it seeks from you. Further, you can, at any time while using the service offering, have an option to withdraw your consent given to us earlier to use such information. Withdrawal of the consent by you is required to be intimated to us via an email provided in this Policy below. In any such event, Bright Edge fully reserves the right to withdraw further usage of the service offering or provide any further services there under to you.
We are committed to protecting your Personal Data in our custody. We take reasonable steps to ensure appropriate physical, technical and managerial safeguards are in place to protect Personal Data from unauthorized access, alteration, transmission and deletion. We ensure that the third parties who provide services to us under appropriate contracts take appropriate security measures to protect Personal Data in line with our policies.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Bright Edge through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Bright Edge may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Bright Edge affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the characteristics of students under the umbrella of Bright Edge or as subscribed to the services offered by Bright Edge, and we may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, Bright Edge may conduct research on the characteristics of such users, including but not limited to user demographics, interests and behaviour based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analysed on an aggregate basis, and Bright Edge may review or publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information. This aggregate information does not identify you personally.
On most web browsers, you will find a 'help' section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site features.
If you provide Personal Data or any other information in order to subscribe to the services offered by Bright Edge, we may use your Personal Data to provide you with access to those components of the Site that require a username to administer your access to the Site (e.g., sending a replacement password to the email address you provided to us) and to monitor your use of the Site.
Bright Edge may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us manage and administer the Site, improve the Site, to better understand our users and improve the service offerings. When you send any communication to Bright Edge, we may retain them in order to process your queries, respond and improve our services.
Bright Edge may retain Personal Data while your registration or enrolment is active or as may be decided from time to time, subject to legal and internal requirements.
In addition to the disclosures described above, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Agents, Contractors and Other Third Parties: Bright Edge, like many educational institutions, sometimes engage others to perform certain functions. Examples of such functions include payment gateways, marketing providers, mailing information and maintaining databases. When we employ or engage others to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function under appropriate confidentiality obligations.
Legal Requirements: Bright Edge may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Bright Edge or individuals associated with Bright Edge, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
Please note that your username, information on how long ago you created your account, log information and any information included in the 'About' field in your profile (including stories, favourites, comments associated with your username and any information you include in that field) will be viewable by the public in your publicly accessible profile page, if any. Please note that we have no obligation to delete any of the stories, favourites or comments listed in your profile or otherwise remove their association with your profile or username. It is to be noted that all profile creation shall be redirected to authorised third parties, in conjunction with the objective to be achieved vide Bright Edge.
You can visit the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain components of the Site (including but not limited to filing of application for the services offered and utilisation of online fee payment facility).
For withdrawing your consent at any time during the tenure of your services with us, you may choose to do so by sending us an e-mail. We shall review your request and may ask you to verify your identity. Post verification we will withdraw the consent for which request was made by you and stop any further processing of your personal information.
You can write to us in case of any grievance or compliant at the support e-mail address. If you have any complaints regarding processing of your personal information you may contact our data protection officer at the below mentioned e-mail address. You have the right to complaint about the data processing activities carried out by Bright Edge before the competent data protection authorities.
Bright Edge takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Bright Edge via the Internet.
Certain components of the Site (e.g., applications to Bright Edge and mode of payment) may have additional sub-policies that apply to such components of the Site, and we will provide such sub-policies within the user interface for such components, as and when applicable.
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Site.
You may contact us at email@example.com.