Last Updated: September 4, 2013

1. At SmarterCookie, we take your privacy seriously.

SmarterCookie, Inc. respects the privacy of our users and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. These privacy policies (the “Privacy Policy”) are intended to describe for you, as an individual or organization who is a user of (the “Site”), our SmarterCookie App or transacting business with us (our “Services”), the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully before using our Site and/or Services. By using our Site and/or Services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

2. Information We Collect

In General. We may collect personal information that can identify you, such as your name and email address, and other information that does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our Site and/or Services, the information will be sent to servers located in the United States.

3. How We Use Information We Collect

In General. We may use information that we collect about you to:

Financial information. We may use financial information or payment method to process payment for any sales made on our Site or through our Service, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.

4. With Whom We Share Your Information

We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other information we have collected about you or your activities on our Site or while using our Services.

Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

Any third parties to whom we may disclose personal information may have their own privacy policies which describe how they use and disclose personal information. Those policies will govern use, handling and disclosure of your personal information once we have shared it with those third parties as described in this Privacy Policy. If you want to learn more about their privacy practices, we encourage you to visit the websites of those third parties. These entities or their servers may be located either inside or outside the United States.

Aggregated and non-personal information. We may share aggregated and non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. This information does not contain any personal information and may be used to develop website content and services that we hope you and other users will find of interest.

5. Third-Party Websites

There are a number of places on our Site or through our Services where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the “privacy” link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.

6. How You Can Access Information We have Collected About You

If you have an online account with us, you have the ability to review and update your personal information online by logging into your account. You can also review and update your personal information by contacting us. More information about how to contact us is provided below in Section 13 (How to Contact Us).

If you have an online account with us, you also may choose to close your account at any time by contacting us. After you close your account, you will not be able to sign in to our Site or Services or access any personal information we have collected about you. If you close your account, we may still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and recordkeeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, enforce our terms and conditions, take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our Site, Services or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law. In addition, if certain information has already been provided to third parties as described in this Privacy Policy, retention of that information will be subject to those third parties’ policies.

7. Your Choices about Collection and Use of Your Information

You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our Site or Service because such information may be required in order for you to register as a member, purchase services, ask a question, or initiate other transactions.

When you register on our Site or to use our Services, you will receive email messages and/or newsletters about product updates, improvements, special offers, or containing special distributions of content by us. You also will be given the opportunity, in any commercial e-mail that we send to you, to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship e-mail communications, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

8. How We Protect Your Personal Information

We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. In addition, we use encryption in the transmission of your sensitive personal information between your system and ours.

We want you to feel confident using our Site and Services to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.

9. Children’s Privacy

Our Site’s and Service’s audience is intended to be adults involved in education and other related professionals. If you are not 13 years or older, do not use the Site or Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected from a minor through our Service, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated personal information to our Service without your consent, then you may alert us at so that we may take appropriate action to remove the child’s personally identifiable information from our systems. It is your responsibility as a user to receive written permission from parents of students to post videos with the names and/or likeness of children in videos.

10. Visiting Our Website From Outside the United States

This Privacy Policy is intended to cover collection of information on or via our Site or Services from residents of the United States. If you are visiting our Site or using our Services from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. Please be assured that we seek to take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our Services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

11. No Rights of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of the Site or Services.

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personal information, we will notify you by sending an email to the email address you most recently provided us in your account, profile or registration (unless we do not have such an email address), and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site or via our Service. We recommend that you check our Site from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

13. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, please contact us by email or postal mail as follows:

SmarterCookie, Inc.
110 Capp Street
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94110