your information is protected, collected and used. We may update this
policy from time to time; if EduFocal makes materially significant
posting notice on EduFocal site; otherwise, you should review this
less significant changes.
1. Data we collect and store
For registered users, we collect personal and contact information in
connection with the creation of your EduFocal account. You can
access and update your account information through the account
homepage. This information is stored on EduFocal servers
indefinitely, even if you terminate your account.
We collect content that users post on the EduFocal site, such as
sample answers to questions, comments, and biographical information
(for teachers). This content is stored in our database, even after
“deletion.” Also, search engines and other sites not affiliated with
EduFocal - including archive.org, google.com, and groups.yahoo.com -
may archive or otherwise make available content contained in
We may also collect personal or contact information if you post it
on public areas of the EduFocal site, or if you contact us directly.
Please do not post any personal information on public areas of the
EduFocal site (such as answers to questions, comments, messages to
teachers or other users) that you expect to keep private.
We collect your email address for purposes such as: user
registration, sending confirmation emails, authenticating user
accounts, providing subscription email services, etc.
Our web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served,
including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web logs help us
to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the EduFocal
site, and to otherwise provide our service to you. These web logs
and other records are stored indefinitely.
2. Protecting your privacy
Although we make good faith efforts to store the information we
store in a secure operating environment that is not available to the
public, we cannot guarantee complete security.
For registered users, we may enable other registered users to
contact you via the EduFocal messaging functionality. However, your
contact information will not be available to other registered users
or the public unless you post it in public areas of the EduFocal
site, in which case other registered users, and potentially other
individuals, may be able to access it.
Your name and certain biographical information that you choose to
provide to us, including your grade, your school, and a photo (if
you upload one), may be available to other registered users in
certain areas of the EduFocal site, including via your Profile page,
the Leaderboard, and the Question Queue.
We don't share your information with third parties for marketing
We don't engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs with
We don't employ tracking devices such as cookies for marketing
We don't send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe
and do not share it with others.
EduFocal, or people who post on EduFocal, may provide links to third
party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are
not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies
of those third party websites, and encourage all users to read the
privacy policies of each and every website visited.
3. Circumstances in which EduFocal may release information
We may disclose information about our registered users if required
to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is
reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other
We may also disclose information about our registered users to law
enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such
respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the
rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or
personal safety of EduFocal, its users or the general public.