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Edukum Privacy Policy

Effective Date : October 7, 2018

➢ The Name of the Data Controller and Owner

When users first contact us or sign up with us, we will create a personally identifiable information. The Edukum website is the data controller for this personal data. If a user enrolls in a service provided through Edukum website, information about user and user activity is received and controlled by Edukum Pvt. Ltd. as the owner of the information.

➢ Why is this Website?

Our mission at Edukum is to provide a free quality education to everyone. Edukum and each sub-domains that provide services through Edukum website care about the confidentiality and security of user information. Edukum is committed to protecting user privacy in accordance with this privacy policy, which applies to the Edukum website, its related sub domains, and content there in as well as services available through this website, and governs collection of personally identifiable information through the website.

➢ Personal Data from its users

To use services of this site users must submit personally identifiable information to Edukum website. Personally identifiable information (PII) refers to the data that allows Edukum to identify a user, such as name, mailing address, username, image and other personal information.

➢ Nature and Types of Collected Data

  • Email address
  • When users first sign up, contact or provide feedback, we keep record of a their email addresses. These addresses can used for sending notice and notifications regarding the services of our website.

  • Password, Cookies
  • Each user enrolled in our site has their password to login their account. These passwords are stored in our server in encrypted form, providing security and users can change their old password whenever they want. Our site may use cookies for better user experience and to track their browsing behavior.

  • Usage Data
  • We may collect data about browsing of our Websites and Services (Usage Data). Usage Data may include user’s IP address, location, type of browser and version, operating system, referral source, visit length, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the frequency and timing of use of the service. The source of the usage data is an analytics tracking system. Usage Data may be processed for the purposes of analyzing the use of the website and services, operating our website, improving and customizing the services, ensuring the security of our services and maintaining back ups of our databases.

  • Data communicated while using the service
  • Usage data my be collected through analytics tracking system. Besides, usage data third-party applications may collect user information.

  • First name, last name, Email, academic information, work experience, family information and various types of Data
  • Two types of data are collected usage data and user data.

➢ Mode and Place of Processing the Data

Methods of Processing

  • Appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of data. Data processing using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures.
  • Edukum stores information, including personally identifiable information on its own servers and also on servers of sub-domains of Edukum. Edukum controls its own copy of information collected through the Edukum site and has the Edukum security program designed to protect information in its possession and to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of data. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policy, processes and procedures. Edukum implements administrative, physical and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information that it collects, receives, stores or transmits.

  • Operation of this application administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration or external parties such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies appointed by companies
  • We may process user information for application administration and improving the delivery of online courses and services on Edukum. These information can be processed for sales, marketing, legal, system administration sectors for decision making. Edukum uses third party technical service providers such as Google Analytics to collect information about use of the website. We use the data from Google Analytics to improve the website does not combine the IP address collected by Google Analytics with user name or other identifying information that user may enter on the website. Edukum cannot control Google’s use of the information it gathers; however, Google’s right to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about user visit to the Edukum site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. User can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing themselves on return visits to this website by deleting its cookie or disabling cookies on the browser. Other third party technical service providers such as Alexa, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are used in Edukum’s websites. Besides this user information can be processed for mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies and communication agencies appointed by companies.

➢ Legal Basis of Processing

The owner may process personal data relating to users if one of the following applies:

Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes.

  • We may share information with users consent.
  • We may share data with third-party applications that users authorize.
  • We may share data with social networks at users consent.
  • we may share anonymous or aggregated data with others.

The processing of personal data is subject to.

  • Analyzing the use of website and services, operating our website.
  • Improving and customizing the services, ensuring security of our services.
  • Maintaining back-up of our databases and communicating with users.
  • Email notifications, offering services or promotions which may interest user.
  • We may process information contained in or relating to any communication user send us (Correspondence Data).
  • The Correspondence Data may be used for communicating with user and record-keeping.
  • We may process any types of data described in Privacy Policy if we are required to do so by court-order, any legal obligations to which we are subject , or when necessary, for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

➢ Applicable Laws and Jurisdictions

This website shall be used under the Constitution of Nepal Copyright Act, 2059(2002), The Electronic Transactions Act, 2063(2008) and National Civil Code, 2074 and other prevailing laws. It shall be effectively applicable in the jurisdiction of Nepal and to the WTO (World Trade Organization) member.

  • Provision of data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the user and/or for any per-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the owner is subject.
  • Processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the owner.
  • Processing is necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interests pursed by the owner or by the third party .
  • In any case, the owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision for personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

➢ Place of Data Processing

  • The data is processed at the owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
  • Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of data transfers to a country outside Nepal or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the owner to safeguard their data.
  • If any such transfer takes place, users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the owner using the information provided in the contact section.

➢ Advertisement

Edukum and its sub-domains can display any targeted advertising on our service. We implement interest based advertising and use third-party advertising companies to serve user targeted advertisements on websites, apps or services. These third party advertising networks use tracking technologies to recognize user browser or device and to collect information about user visit to our Service to provide customized content, advertising and commercial messages which may be more relevant to user interests, as well as to provide advertising-related services such as reporting, attribution, analytics and market research. Edukum only provides verified advertisement on it’s sub-domains and services. Advertisement owner is solely responsible for dissatisfaction, inconvenience, damage or risk on their service.

➢ Amendment

Edukum reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms at any time. Amendment is an inevitable part of privacy policy. For any material changes to the Terms, Edukum will make reasonable effort to provide notice to you of such amended Terms, such as by an email notification to the address associated with your account or by posting a notice on the Website, and such amended Terms will be effective against user on the earlier Terms.

➢ Service Applicable

Edukum provides virtual and digital service through on-line medium as a website or application, which is applicable on existence and ownership of Edukum. Similarly, Edukum also provides physical service which is applicable as per the company’s own manual.

➢ Intellectual Property

Edukum logos are registered trademark/service mark or trademarks of Edukum. Any content, no matter the form it takes (whether digital, print, or media) is protected under copyright law and other laws of intellectual property rights.

➢ Acknowledgement, Consent and Data Restriction

By communicating with Edukum, using Edukum’s services, purchasing products from Edukum or by virtue for your engagement with Edukum, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this policy and agree and consent to use, processing and transfer your personal data by Edukum as described in this policy. Edukum shall have the right to modify , update or amend the terms of this policy at any time by placing the updated policy on the websites. Edukum will retain users personal information for as long as account is active or as needed to provide services. By continuing to communicate with Edukum, by continuing to use Edukum’s services, purchasing products from Edukum or by your continued engagement with Edukum following the modifications, updates or amendments to this policy, such actions shall signify your acceptance of such modifications, updates or amendments. In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail.

Contact information

Edukum Pvt. Ltd.

Teenkune-32, Kathmandu

(+977) 15192042 / 15192043